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Best in Print

June 17-June 23
Best in PrintStrange magic
Magician Steve Wyrick built a career on a so-so act. How did he get $54 million in debt? read article
My Pop Rocks
In honor of Fathers’ Day, some local-music dads stopped by the Weekly offices with their biggest fans. read article
Best in PrintMan vs. mosquito
Rising from marshes and abandoned pools, these disease-carrying blood-suckers are trying to make a meal out of ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionAny (census) takers?
Obama created jobs this year. Too bad most of them won’t exist by mid-summer. more
The Intersection5 Things We’re Thinking About This Week
Cheap Trick, Harry Potter and drugs more
Scam alert
Don’t sell your bank account! And other useful tips. more
The IntersectionGrow, sprawl, deny nature
These photos are documentary, not designed for flattery or artistic merit. more
The IntersectionThe beautiful game … and the totally insane crowd
Why can’t they hold the World Cup every year? more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Just chillin’ more
The IntersectionVegas’ own private Idaho
What is the hold that this odd nook of the Sawtooth Mountains has over some of the bold-faced names of Las Vegas? more


NightlifeA Vegas bachelorette party, no fiance needed
Stephanie Weedin trades her undies for a round of shots during her bachelorette party… only she’s not actually getting married. more
NightlifeHow to look like a Wet Republic model cocktail server
Get primed for the pool with fitness tips from Wet Republic’s model cocktail servers. more
NightlifeI’m not a porn star—really!
A case of mistaken identities at Xfanz porn expo afterparties. more
NightlifeChattin’ with McLovin
Get your Goldschläger and fake IDs ready, girls, because “Superbad” badass McLovin is turning 21. more
NightlifeWalk on the wild side with Vince Neil?
We thought for sure the opening of Vince Neil’s new club, Tres Rios Cantina would get a little wild, but apparently rock stars have bedtimes. more
NightlifeCelebrating Playboy
A lot’s changed since the first Playboy Club opened in 1960 in downtown Chicago. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentMagic Lantern, Sun Araw, Pocahaunted, Explode Into Colors
A&E Editor Spencer Patterson throws you a music lifeline. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhiskey Revival: a cover band with a kick
“It’s way better than karaoke.” more
Arts and EntertainmentJabbawockeez have the right moves
MÜS.I.C. is 90 minutes of creativity straight from the dance studio. It’s pure fun from the moment you enter the theater; the only hard part ... more
Arts and EntertainmentEat like a Top Chef Master
“Top Chef Masters” winner and runner-up Marcus Samuelsson and Rick Moonen are putting the competition behind them to cook you dinner. more
Arts and EntertainmentWe got a rash … for Dom Irrera
Headlining the Playboy Comedy Club this week, Dom Irrera holds a special place in our hearts for a very singular reason: He got the honor ... more
Arts and EntertainmentFive reasons you might wanna see Devo
The band’s got more going on than funny hats. more


ScreenLazy summer drama: ABC’s “Scoundrels” and “The Gates” fail to deliver
Watching each pilot will tell you all you need to know about why these shows weren’t deemed worthy of regular-season premieres. more
ScreenPlease Give
A sliver of hope, along with some wonderful performances, makes Please Give an emotionally rich film. more
ScreenWeird movie alert: “Adopted”
When you think of incisive social commentary, pretty much the last name that comes to mind is Pauly Shore. more
ScreenOnly a great movie: “Toy Story 3”
Toy Story 3 isn’t the instant classic that its predecessors were, and doesn’t achieve the envelope-pushing creative heights of WALL-E’s wordless first act. more

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Italian throwback
TasteSirio Maccioni is a living legend. one of a kind. The last of the great ones.
Pass the pizza, Grimaldi's
TasteHenderson doesn’t have a lock on good pizza anymore, thanks to Grimaldi’s Summerlin expansion.
No bloody potatoes
TasteVegas-based “Top Chef” competitor Stephen Hopcraft made it through the first episode… barely.




CD Cover Christina Aguilera
It’s a good thing Christina Aguilera has such an amazing voice, because she has yet to find a coherent musical identity.
CD Cover Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Tom Petty doesn’t have to release new albums. He’d be well within his rights to tour every summer and trot out old hit after glorious old hit for adoring crowds.
CD Cover The Rolling Stones
Scott Dickensheets never gave Exile on Main St. another thought. Until now.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week May 26, 2010
by Sarah Feldberg

Meet your new (Champagne) Beau

We’re well aware that, like books and covers, you’re not supposed to judge the booze by the bottle. But they make the bottles so damn cool these days … Take, ...