Print Archives > Best in Print 2014-07-03

  • “I have been featured on Madonna’s YouTube channel for six years, and it’s kind of fun to see her manager like my Instagram posts.”

    “I have been featured on Madonna’s YouTube channel for six years, and it’s kind of fun to see her manager like my Instagram posts.”

  • Showgirls not only sing and dance, they also get sawed in half by magicians, have sharp instruments hurled at them by knife-throwers and swing from trapezes. In Vegas, they don’t even have to be women.

    Showgirls not only sing and dance, they also get sawed in half by magicians, have sharp instruments hurled at them by knife-throwers and swing from trapezes. In Vegas, they don’t even have to be women.

  • To you and your mighty 16 saves, we say hats off, sir. (Or maybe, beards on.)

    To you and your mighty 16 saves, we say hats off, sir. (Or maybe, beards on.)

  • Seeing the sights in Las Vegas, at 33 mph and 50 stories above the Strip.

    Seeing the sights in Las Vegas, at 33 mph and 50 stories above the Strip.

  • Sometimes as photographers we need to be patient for the moments to come along—and be ready when they do.

    Sometimes as photographers we need to be patient for the moments to come along—and be ready when they do.

  • Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are the recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award.

    Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are the recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award.

  • Let your imagination run half-wild, Taurus.

    Let your imagination run half-wild, Taurus.

  • Whatever his legacy actually is, he's part of the city's mythos.

    Whatever his legacy actually is, he's part of the city's mythos.

  • Thousands of lanterns going skyward—plus fireworks!

    Thousands of lanterns going skyward—plus fireworks!

  • Also, Zedd plays Encore Beach Club.
  • This year's inductees: Victor Drai and Jesse Waits.

    This year's inductees: Victor Drai and Jesse Waits.

  • Also: Job search! A new, locally founded nightlife hiring app.

    Also: Job search! A new, locally founded nightlife hiring app.

  • Palms cocktail bar Scarlet is featuring bright, seasonal infusions, from pineapple apricot tequila to peach sweet tea vodka.

    Palms cocktail bar Scarlet is featuring bright, seasonal infusions, from pineapple apricot tequila to peach sweet tea vodka.

  • The Weekly's Spencer Patterson points you to Carla Bozulich, Morgan Delt, Innercity Ensemble and more.

    The Weekly's Spencer Patterson points you to Carla Bozulich, Morgan Delt, Innercity Ensemble and more.

  • Michael Hastings’ posthumous novel, The Last Magazine, takes a no-prisoners approach to the roman à clef, the tip of his spear this time the failing days of another empire: news magazines.

    Michael Hastings’ posthumous novel, The Last Magazine, takes a no-prisoners approach to the roman à clef, the tip of his spear this time the failing days of another empire: news magazines.

  • What if Han Solo was a big, green alien who looks more like Swamp Thing than Harrison Ford?

    What if Han Solo was a big, green alien who looks more like Swamp Thing than Harrison Ford?

  • With Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg, this is the TV equivalent of a summer blockbuster.

    With Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg, this is the TV equivalent of a summer blockbuster.

  • Korean director Bong Joon-ho fought to have his uncut film shown in this country, and his weird, haunting vision remains intact.

    Korean director Bong Joon-ho fought to have his uncut film shown in this country, and his weird, haunting vision remains intact.

  • It's kind of weird, and not in a good way.

    It's kind of weird, and not in a good way.

  • It's nice to see the group continue its current direction.

    It's nice to see the group continue its current direction.

  • "It's all about balance," she says.
  • Here's hoping we get more comics like this visiting in the future.

    Here's hoping we get more comics like this visiting in the future.

  • Great cast, great soundtrack, and the writer/director of Once. We're in.

    Great cast, great soundtrack, and the writer/director of Once. We're in.

  • It's an odd mix of humor and drama, and doesn't really work.

    It's an odd mix of humor and drama, and doesn't really work.

  • They did this kind of thing way better 30 years ago.

    They did this kind of thing way better 30 years ago.

  • The band plays Backstage Bar & Billiards in a one-night-only comeback … or might there be more?

    The band plays Backstage Bar & Billiards in a one-night-only comeback … or might there be more?

  • They're working on a new album—and raising families.

    They're working on a new album—and raising families.

  • And a fun block party Downtown.
  • With Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg, this is the TV equivalent of a summer blockbuster.

    With Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg, this is the TV equivalent of a summer blockbuster.

  • Korean director Bong Joon-ho fought to have his uncut film shown in this country, and his weird, haunting vision remains intact.

    Korean director Bong Joon-ho fought to have his uncut film shown in this country, and his weird, haunting vision remains intact.

  • Great cast, great soundtrack, and the writer/director of Once. We're in.

    Great cast, great soundtrack, and the writer/director of Once. We're in.

  • It's an odd mix of humor and drama, and doesn't really work.

    It's an odd mix of humor and drama, and doesn't really work.

  • They did this kind of thing way better 30 years ago.

    They did this kind of thing way better 30 years ago.

  • Las Vegas is a hotbed of creative Japanese cuisine, and Cocokala is a welcome addition.

    Las Vegas is a hotbed of creative Japanese cuisine, and Cocokala is a welcome addition.

  • For chef Stacey Dougan, Simply Pure is the culmination of years spent developing healthy food ideas.

    For chef Stacey Dougan, Simply Pure is the culmination of years spent developing healthy food ideas.

  • Even the fresh poke in Hawaii couldn't hang with the best stuff at our local favorite.

    Even the fresh poke in Hawaii couldn't hang with the best stuff at our local favorite.

  • Now there will be east-side and west-side locations where you can find the delicious green eggs and ham flatbread.

    Now there will be east-side and west-side locations where you can find the delicious green eggs and ham flatbread.