As We See It

Thinking about drunk donations, a million-dollar watch and more

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Black is the new WTF So Sharron Angle believes black clothing is evil? (Google “Angle + Tonopah.”) In a tight race, can she really risk losing fashionistas, goths and Raiders fans? — Scott Dickensheets, editor

What recession? Somehow it’s comforting to know that someone out there is going to buy the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot, a cell phone that retails for—ready?—$1 million. Gee, I could buy 20 homes for that. — Ken Miller, contributing editor

Drunk donating I’m all for charity, but looking at the names of two recent ones, Corks for Kids and Cocktails for a Cause, I wonder: Are Las Vegans only charitable while drunk? — Rick Lax, staff writer

Literal break dancing When 2010 film Middle Men was shooting at the Hard Rock, I spent a night on the set. Here’s hoping Giovanni Ribisi breaking the hotel coffee table while dancing on it makes the DVD extras. — Sarah Feldberg, online editor

Art attack The local culturati is fuming after it was announced that no Nevada artist was selected as a finalist for the governor’s portrait. No wonder. The move sends a bad message. — Kristen Peterson, staff writer


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