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Best in Print

July 28-August 3
Best in PrintOuter peace: The search for perfected self
“The difference between really beautiful and average is just millimeters.” read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionAs he prepares to leave town, Steve Friess ticks down his Vegas bucket list
“The best is yet to come, and babe, won’t it be fine.” more
The IntersectionLemurs, ecstasy and cash: A handy drug-bust breakdown
Ten thousand is a big number. So, how do you put it into perspective? more
The Taliban tweets—and gets hacked, too
#LOL #WTF #Terrorism #Twitter more
Sir Wayne Newton, decoded
An annotated reading of a recent press release more
Conversation starters: From driverless cars to a (not really) dead guy
Also, a 10-year-old piano prodigy came to town! more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Jessica Boyd more
Dream Zone: ‘I wake up screaming’
A man is standing over me trying to smoother me with a pillow. I wake up screaming and trying to fight back. more
The IntersectionCharming Charlie is easy too, at least when it comes to accessories
Do you want to feel like a Kentucky Derby-attending Southern belle with a big floppy hat? Or do you want the ruffled Bohemian scarf? With ... more
The IntersectionBirthday Suit waxing spa will make your birthday suit look bomb
Try it. We promise it won’t hurt … more
The IntersectionLet your book eat your computer for once
The BookBook may not be all that functional, but it looks so cool. more
The IntersectionYou can do it, Carolyn Goodman!
It seemed oddly appropriate that Carolyn Goodman ran on a platform of continuing her husband’s term limits-shortened legacy. more
The IntersectionIs there anything cuter than a baby dolphin?
Baby animals may be hazardous to my health. more
Thinking about Zion, McDonalds and more
Also, the Weekly‘s Allison Duck has a warning for people holding yard sales more
The IntersectionAs You See It: Readers opine on ladies nights and old-school eats
Also, the Weekly loves Andrea Gomez-Nero! more


NightlifeHot Spots: Pamela Anderson, a poolside beer bash and more
Also, the cast of Absinthe hosts an evening at Blush. more
NightlifeFour cool cocktails to help you survive the summer
Beat the heat with these refreshing and summery libations! more
NightlifeThree reasons to see Perfecto resident DJ Zen Freeman
See why the Palms resident is a must-see! more
NightlifeAloha Kitchen after dark: karaoke, cocktails and more
The Weekly‘s Rick Lax takes a turn on the karaoke mic. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Duck Sauce, a Playmate takeover and more
Also, a cocktail tasting you don’t want to miss at Downtown Cocktail Room. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentChecklist: Seth Meyers of ‘SNL’
SNL comedian Seth Meyers dishes about being a nerd and a Cirque show called Flurg. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to eat, what to listen to and how to play with fire this week
Fun for pyrophiles, great voices and a street food throwdown. more
Arts and EntertainmentDeep Fried Orphanz are a teenage riot
They’re not old enough to drink yet, but Deep Fried Orphanz already has a pretty accomplished résumé more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during Queens of the Stone Age at Cosmo
There was more than one poorly-done erection sighted by Ken Miller while he bobbed his head to Queens of the Stone Age at the Cosmo ... more
Arts and EntertainmentChanges at the Palms Lounge are opening it up to both local and national acts
Chris Bitonti takes a look at how the Palms Lounge is thinking nationally and acting locally more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat I learned about wanking from Russell Brand
Brit comedian Russell Brand was in usual form at Mandalay Bay, touching on Serena Williams’ vocal charms and trying to behave while scrolling through the ... more
Arts and EntertainmentLet me paint you, body
They can turn you into an impressionist masterpiece, an exotic animal or a go-go dancer without using a costume. more
Arts and EntertainmentWorld Hip Hop Dance Championship takes it to the floor
New Zealand. Hip-hop capital of the world. more
Arts and EntertainmentSoundgarden concert review: Call it a comeback
Seattle’s grunge icons return with intensity and enthusiasm more


ScreenFilm review: ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’
‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ is a notch above other mainstream film comedies more
ScreenCowboys & Aliens’ fails at both genres
Josh Bell wishes ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ would have just stuck with the cowboys more
Screen Horror movies: Not just for men!
Filmmaking at pretty much every level is still dominated by men, and horror filmmaking more so than other genres. more
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Eat like an Egyptian at Filfila
TasteThe menu may seem familiar, but the look beyond the gyros at this local restaurant.
Where to find tasty arepas in Vegas
TasteToothsome cornmeal bread + meaty filling = one delicious sandwich.
Please pass the guacamolito!
TasteA locally made sauce has Brock Radke’s fridge on lockdown.




Music: What's new in … Robert Pollard
Yeah, one guy has released five albums this year. What have you accomplished?
CD Cover CD review: Incubus' 'If Not Now, When?'
Music writer Annie Zaleski reviews Incubus' latest CD
CD Cover The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci speaks up
The drummer's side band is all about radio-friendly rock.

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The Making of Oscar

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  • The Making of Oscar
  • George Maloof
  • DJ Pauly D Residency at the Palms
  • Pawn Stars join Kats With the Dish
  • Miss Nevada USA 2011 Sarah Chapman
  • Burlesque Photo Shoot
  • A Crowd of Small Adventures
  • Rhyme N Rhythm

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Aug 2, 2011
by Erin Ryan

Is that a beer in your cocktail?

Drinkers often draw a line between beer and booze, but they’re seriously missing out. Case in point: Bellagio’s Summer Shandy, a beer-based cocktail by award-winning mixologist Matthew Myers. After years ...