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Best in Print

October 27-November 2
Best in PrintAttack of the undead celebs! (And how to steal their looks)
This Halloween, makeup artist Zee Clemente teaches us a thing or two read article
Best in Print188 miles. 12 people. 30 hours. This is Ragnar Relay
A ride on the emotional roller coaster of an adventure race read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionBitey spiders and beloved pythons at the Las Vegas Reptile Expo
Gargoyle geckos, poison dart frogs and more! more
The IntersectionThat’s what she—(Siri)—said!
Weekly readers and staffers ask the new iPhone technology a few off-the-wall questions. more
The IntersectionHigher education’s weaknesses are UNLV’s opportunities
American higher education’s significant weaknesses give UNLV an opportunity to distinguish itself. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Schweddy Balls to ‘Debbie Does Dallas’
Also, a flight from Las Vegas to Atlanta had to return for an “unruly passenger.” more
The IntersectionA local medical marijuana user fights the feds to get a firearm
Does federal law bar the sale of guns to medical marijuana users? more
The IntersectionWhy are the GOP candidates letting us drown in housing woes?
GOP presidential hopefuls didn’t have a lot to say about the issue at last week’s Republican debate. more
The IntersectionHostel 3’ sets its torture-porn in Las Vegas
And the trailer just dropped last week! more
Thinking about Halloween, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and more
Also, Downtown Steve is spotted in an unlikely location. more
The IntersectionCuddly microbes and vinyl whimsy at Happy Panda Toys
Finally there’s a boutique in the Arts District where you can pick up a set of Lightsaber chopsticks when you need them. more
For a chic home, pass the monkey and hug the wrestler
Stuff for your home that’s cute, clever and totally attainable. more
The IntersectionIs Vegas native Nenna Joiner the next Hugh Hefner?
Building a brand that moves beyond the either/or categories that define much of the adult entertainment industry—male or female, black or white—requires an extremely mindful ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Andy Kirk. more
The IntersectionQ&A with Shorty Gorham, bullfighter with PBR World Finals
Bullfighter Shorty Gorham spends his life saving the lives of bullriders more


NightlifeHeidi Klum’s 2011 Halloween costume revealed!
Weekly exclusive! Check out the supermodel’s highly-anticipated costume and her thoughts on the spooky holiday. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Halloween edition!
Themed parties, costume contests and more! more
NightlifeDaytime debauchery finds a home at Ghostbar Dayclub
The piñata-smashing, beer bonging action began this past Saturday. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentDon’t call it a side-project: Dusty Sunshine releases its debut CD
The six-piece Vegas group plays Beauty Bar (with Deer Tick) on Saturday. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Foster the People at Cosmopolitan pool
A sea of rolled skinny jeans, plunging V-necks and “pumped up kicks” packed the pool deck for Foster the People’s final North American tour stop. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Tom Waits’ ‘Bad as Me’
There isn’t a skippable moment throughout the 13-song experience. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to see, where to march and how to help this week
Plus, a petting zoo! more
Arts and EntertainmentThe new ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’: Is It cool or does it suck?
Everything is pretty much the same in their world, and that’s good. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’
Chris Martin & Co. have never wavered far from well-crafted pop tunes with soaring choruses, undeniable hooks and universal optimism. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive observations from Judas Priest at the Joint October 23
Sure, everyone here knows the words to “Breaking the Law,” but that’s no excuse for letting the crowd sing the entire song. more
Arts and EntertainmentHear him now: Bassist Tyler Williams performs works from his new CD
Tyler Williams teams up with guitarist Dirk K and Grammy award-winning drummer Peter Erskine. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe safest bet on the final WSOP table? No bet
With the way the odds are stacked, Jeff Haney recommends staying away from bets on the WSOP final table more
Arts and EntertainmentThe unpredicatable Louis C.K. brings his funny stuff to the Pearl
It’s difficult to pin down Louis C.K. His stand-up is unique in that he rarely performs the same material from tour to tour. more
Arts and EntertainmentMagic gets a new spin at Wonderground
Wondgerground’s a refreshing mix of comedy, magic … and the just plain weird more


ScreenJohnny Depp revisits Hunter S. Thompson in ‘The Rum Diary’
Depp does his utmost to sell us on the scuzzy romance of blackout alcoholism. I’m still not buying it. more
ScreenSci-fi film ‘In Time’ is stylish but silly
Timberlake doesn’t quite work as the next action hero. more
ScreenTV review: A ‘Grimm’ reality
It’s basically a dark procedural with mystical elements. more
ScreenHuman Centipede II’ — yep, it’s as bad as it sounds
If you make a movie that should never be seen by anybody, count on plenty showing up more
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Weera leaves the familiar Thai restaurant formula in the dust
TasteWeera is anything but typical Thai.
Three dishes our resident foodies are loving at the moment
Selections from Settebello, Viva Mercado and Restaurant Guy Savoy.




CD Cover Two opinions on the new Lou Reed/Metallica collaboration 'Lulu'
A Lou Reed fan and a Metallica fan review 'Lulu'
CD Cover CD review: Kelly Clarkson's 'Stronger'
Kelly Clarkson's latest isn't very inspired, but will please her fans
CD Cover Tom Waits' 'Bad as Me'
There isn’t a skippable moment throughout the 13-song experience.

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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

Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Oct 6, 2011
by Wesley Gatbonton

How to make Associate Art Director Wesley Gatbonton’s ghetto Mimosa

Have you heard the Beastie Boys track “Brass Monkey”? I’ll bet good money you didn’t know what they were talking about. Brass Monkey—also known as the ghetto Mimosa—is a simple ...