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  • Stomach issues, brutal blisters, 20-hour runs where your mind plays tricks and the only guarantee is that it’s going to hurt. Why would anyone endure that kind of physical and mental torture—let alone sign up for it?

    Stomach issues, brutal blisters, 20-hour runs where your mind plays tricks and the only guarantee is that it’s going to hurt. Why would anyone endure that kind of physical and mental torture—let alone sign up for it?

  • Workers around the world are striking for their rights, and to raise the minimum wage to $15.

    Workers around the world are striking for their rights, and to raise the minimum wage to $15.

  • Our local team beat the Green Bay Chill 32-24.
  • He walked away from Steve Wynn. And a lot of money.

    He walked away from Steve Wynn. And a lot of money.

  • It's a great property, but it could be even greater.

    It's a great property, but it could be even greater.

  • Should service providers be allowed to charge for content prioritization?

    Should service providers be allowed to charge for content prioritization?

  • The Wednesdays Downtown street festival inspires a vision for the entertainment district.

    The Wednesdays Downtown street festival inspires a vision for the entertainment district.

  • The League of American Bicyclists honored both Las Vegas and Henderson last week for efforts to increase cycling and safety awareness.

    The League of American Bicyclists honored both Las Vegas and Henderson last week for efforts to increase cycling and safety awareness.

  • Don't know how to make cannabutter? Enter "Cooking With Mary Jane."

    Don't know how to make cannabutter? Enter "Cooking With Mary Jane."

  • The Downtown Grand debuted it new craps-style game, Street Dice, last weekend.

    The Downtown Grand debuted it new craps-style game, Street Dice, last weekend.

  • From opening night at Drai's to Iggy Azalea to a gay dance music fest, where to get your party on this MDW.

    From opening night at Drai's to Iggy Azalea to a gay dance music fest, where to get your party on this MDW.

  • The veteran house DJ discusses his residency at the Mandalay Bay club, how the "EDM" phenomenon has affected his career and more.

    The veteran house DJ discusses his residency at the Mandalay Bay club, how the "EDM" phenomenon has affected his career and more.

  • Hostility towards body hair, trunks-to-Speedos ratios and more.

    Hostility towards body hair, trunks-to-Speedos ratios and more.

  • Shimmying, kicking to the ceiling and letting Sam Cooke possess him to the point of knuckle biting.

    Shimmying, kicking to the ceiling and letting Sam Cooke possess him to the point of knuckle biting.

  • The infamous "conscious uncoupling" inspired the songwriting.

    The infamous "conscious uncoupling" inspired the songwriting.

  • The Boulder City joint can throw one hell of a party.

    The Boulder City joint can throw one hell of a party.

  • The musician discusses pulling double duty, the Filmage Descendents documentary and more.

    The musician discusses pulling double duty, the Filmage Descendents documentary and more.

  • Time to pull out the extra studs and spike your hawk a little higher!

    Time to pull out the extra studs and spike your hawk a little higher!

  • Todd Duane Miller explains the big cover-up.

    Todd Duane Miller explains the big cover-up.

  • An international co-production, Labyrinth takes place in France in two different eras, as women in both 1209 and 2012 are drawn into the search for the Holy Grail.

    An international co-production, Labyrinth takes place in France in two different eras, as women in both 1209 and 2012 are drawn into the search for the Holy Grail.

  • The ex-Black Flag/Circle Jerks frontman plays Downtown with his latest band on Monday.

    The ex-Black Flag/Circle Jerks frontman plays Downtown with his latest band on Monday.

  • A love triangle centered around a woman of means and stature who must choose between a proper gentleman and a passionate rogue ...

    A love triangle centered around a woman of means and stature who must choose between a proper gentleman and a passionate rogue ...

  • On the possibility of new music, the Chicago scene and Dave Grohl.

    On the possibility of new music, the Chicago scene and Dave Grohl.

  • It’s more political statement than drama, a time capsule of a certain kind of political action that has changed and developed greatly over the past few decades.

    It’s more political statement than drama, a time capsule of a certain kind of political action that has changed and developed greatly over the past few decades.

  • Sandler has once again used moviemaking to provide himself a paycheck and a vacation.

    Sandler has once again used moviemaking to provide himself a paycheck and a vacation.

  • The latest flick combines the casts of the first three X-Men movies and the 2011 First Class prequel to tell a genuinely entertaining story.

    The latest flick combines the casts of the first three X-Men movies and the 2011 First Class prequel to tell a genuinely entertaining story.

  • “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside” is a swell way to open a book.

    “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside” is a swell way to open a book.

  • We took Chef to see Chef, and he loved it.

    We took Chef to see Chef, and he loved it.

  • An international co-production, Labyrinth takes place in France in two different eras, as women in both 1209 and 2012 are drawn into the search for the Holy Grail.

    An international co-production, Labyrinth takes place in France in two different eras, as women in both 1209 and 2012 are drawn into the search for the Holy Grail.

  • A love triangle centered around a woman of means and stature who must choose between a proper gentleman and a passionate rogue ...

    A love triangle centered around a woman of means and stature who must choose between a proper gentleman and a passionate rogue ...

  • It’s more political statement than drama, a time capsule of a certain kind of political action that has changed and developed greatly over the past few decades.

    It’s more political statement than drama, a time capsule of a certain kind of political action that has changed and developed greatly over the past few decades.

  • Sandler has once again used moviemaking to provide himself a paycheck and a vacation.

    Sandler has once again used moviemaking to provide himself a paycheck and a vacation.

  • The latest flick combines the casts of the first three X-Men movies and the 2011 First Class prequel to tell a genuinely entertaining story.

    The latest flick combines the casts of the first three X-Men movies and the 2011 First Class prequel to tell a genuinely entertaining story.

  • We took Chef to see Chef, and he loved it.

    We took Chef to see Chef, and he loved it.

  • There are plenty of loving shots of delicious meals being prepared, but not enough soul behind the story.

    There are plenty of loving shots of delicious meals being prepared, but not enough soul behind the story.

  • He might not achieved as fame as his colleagues, but Palladin remains highly respected and influential.

    He might not achieved as fame as his colleagues, but Palladin remains highly respected and influential.

  • How celebrity chefs helped build the Las Vegas dining scene and became a ubiquitous presence on the Strip, and why we can't get enough famous food.

    How celebrity chefs helped build the Las Vegas dining scene and became a ubiquitous presence on the Strip, and why we can't get enough famous food.

  • Buddy Valastro's new joint, Carlo’s Bakery, feels like a neighborhood bakery ... just on the Las Vegas Strip.

    Buddy Valastro's new joint, Carlo’s Bakery, feels like a neighborhood bakery ... just on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • Tremendous rotisserie chicken and tangy ceviches await the adventurous.

    Tremendous rotisserie chicken and tangy ceviches await the adventurous.

  • It looks like a typical neighborhood gaming bar, but it doesn't taste like one.

    It looks like a typical neighborhood gaming bar, but it doesn't taste like one.

  • The chef at Michael Mina's Pub 1842 recommends the bacon cheeseburger.

    The chef at Michael Mina's Pub 1842 recommends the bacon cheeseburger.