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Best in PrintPizza marathon: a diary
A Weekly writer undertakes the ultimate challenge: Eating nothing but pizza for an entire week read article
Best in PrintA pizza primer
Our food expert breaks down the perfect pie read article
Best in PrintRevolution soundtrack: Z-Trip helps change Vegas club music
When it comes to Vegas nightclubs, remixed Top 40 is the norm—and tourists love it. Lately, boundaries ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionWho’s behind the “God” billboard along I-15?(3 comments)
In Sin City, it is no surprise to see billboards with scantily clad women that read “Totally Nude” or “Topless Club.” But not even a ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
It’s all about the accessories. more
Fresh, yes; easy, we’ll see(1 comment)
Notes on Alice Waters, local growing and the slow-food movement. more
RT This! #bombscare
Journalist Ky Plaskon live-tweets a bomb scare. more
The IntersectionBack to basics—and Garth(1 comment)
Garth Brooks will sell out every seat of every show for however long he appears at the Wynn Las Vegas. Period. But there’s more to ... more
The IntersectionOther suggested wordings: How should UNLV relabel its fake Stella painting?
“If the school doesn’t destroy the painting or take it out, [Stella’s attorney, Neale] Albert suggests a placard to hang next to the work: ‘This ... more
The airport connector ain’t the tunnel of love
Look, it didn’t take a nickel’s worth of foresight to see that the tunnel would be this heavily used. Because it’s not a shortcut, with ... more
Suggestion Box: Represent the voters, Reid
The fate of health-care reform may rest soundly within the hands of Harry Reid, who as we speak is being pressured by progressives to include ... more
The Help Desk
Unemployment in Las Vegas climbs to 13.9 percent. We’re not saying it’s bad, but we just saw a guy in a suit offering to squeegee ... more


NightlifeBottle-flippers saving our economy? Crazier things have happened
I’m quite over flair. And yet, like a tide or a boomerang, it keeps coming back. So perhaps it is I who should be sitting ... more
NightlifeA Saturday night with Satan(1 comment)
Your first costumed stop for Halloweek should be Devil’s Night XII, the underground dance party so sinful it’s practically satanic. more
NightlifeConfessions of a mid-gamer: The social cost of drinking for free(5 comments)
While out for a night of clubbing, Rick Lax tries unsuccessfully to woo a lady… one penny at a time. more
NightlifeMoquin it work: The girls of summer—the migration continues
After three years at Bare Pool Lounge, marketing director Kalika Moquin is hanging up her bikini and heading for dry land to become The Bank ... more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentLab Partners: Modern Science prepares for CMJ fest(1 comment)
Kane Churko admits that an offer for his Vegas band to play the CMJ Music Marathon felt a little like a scam. more
Imagine Dragons(10 comments)
At present, fast-rising quintet Imagine Dragons appears the most logical contender for next corporate music phenomenon. more
Steel Panther
Steel Panther’s Feel The Steel is so bad it isn’t even funny. more
The Originators
The Originators appear to have settled into the role of surf-beaten bar band coaxing the final foamy spurts from the ska keggerator. more
Arts and EntertainmentTaking Dawn takes Vegas
Taking Dawn’s throwback hard-rock act is clearly going places. more
Arts and EntertainmentCount on Dusty to reel ’em in
Less than a week after the first Las Vegas Rumble barely drew 30 bodies to the Aruba Showroom, a crowd of some 120 has flocked ... more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Flaming Lips
Embryonic feels willfully obscure, an album full of cluttered noise and sounds thrown together with little regard for, well, anything. more
Arts and EntertainmentBuilt to Spill
Doug Martsch sounds tired. more
Arts and EntertainmentLyle Lovett
Lyle Lovett is holding back. more
Arts and EntertainmentFlavor of Chinatown
American Chinatown: A People’s History of Five Neighborhoods chronicles Chinese communities in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu and … Las Vegas? more
Arts and EntertainmentJames Ellroy, thinking machine
“I see myself as emblematic of extreme drive and ambition and focus.” more
Arts and EntertainmentSeeing more of Marge
Two thoughts on the occasion of Marge Simpson flashing some nip in Playboy. more
Spookiest Halloween costume?
Puscifer. Slipknot. Rob Zombie. Mitch Albom. Which of these acts—all in town this week—would help you scare up the most candy? more
Arts and EntertainmentHandel lends a hand
George Frideric Handel can help you. Here’s how. more
Arts and EntertainmentLandscape exhibit pairs perfectly with Springs Preserve
Everything about Robert Beckmann: Elemental Landscape dovetails beautifully: luminous landscape paintings, the Big Springs gallery at the Springs Preserve, a breezy October morning. more


ScreenA Serious Man” proves to be seriously impressive
The Coen brothers are in top form with newest flick, A Serious Man. more
ScreenThe Cove
If you’re looking to be entertained, forget The Cove. more
Amelia Earhart was a woman in a male-dominated field, and Amelia beats that fact into the ground until it coughs up blood. more

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A pizza primer
TasteThick or thin, soft or crispy, sharp or mild, pizza is something we all love.




CD Cover Lyle Lovett
Lyle Lovett is holding back.
CD Cover Built to Spill
Doug Martsch sounds tired.
CD Cover The Flaming Lips
Embryonic feels willfully obscure, an album full of cluttered noise and sounds thrown together with little regard for, well, anything.

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Cocktail of the Week Oct 22, 2009
by Xania Woodman

Fever Stimulation Beverage

With just 130 calories per serving, Fever Stimulation Beverage is said to be “making healthy sexy.” And despite its containing 34 milligrams of caffeine, Fever prefers not to be lumped in with energy ...