Print Archives > Best in Print 2015-10-29

  • Do you see sage and pine anywhere around here? And where the hell is the Truckee, anyway?

    Do you see sage and pine anywhere around here? And where the hell is the Truckee, anyway?

  • The Mayor of Lake Mead.
  • Christine Jorgensen, Jahna Steele and more.
  • The murmurs started early last year, when MGM Resorts revealed that its new 20,000-seat arena would rely on existing properties to accommodate all those cars. But the indignation I’m hearing doesn’t seem as rooted in the potential wallet hit as erosion of the Vegas idea.

    The murmurs started early last year, when MGM Resorts revealed that its new 20,000-seat arena would rely on existing properties to accommodate all those cars. But the indignation I’m hearing doesn’t seem as rooted in the potential wallet hit as erosion of the Vegas idea.

  • It might've been the Vegas atheist community’s Woodstock.

    It might've been the Vegas atheist community’s Woodstock.

  • The middle-finger, the cheese wedge, and yes, the taco. Lives. Complete.

    The middle-finger, the cheese wedge, and yes, the taco. Lives. Complete.

  • "Despite it having mythical origins, all I could think was that Dr. Frankenstein must live in Tonopah."

    "Despite it having mythical origins, all I could think was that Dr. Frankenstein must live in Tonopah."

  •  The open-studio artist residency space has provided a valuable exchange of ideas and creativity.

    The open-studio artist residency space has provided a valuable exchange of ideas and creativity.

  • Plus: Lil Wayne at Life and Tiësto at Hakkasan. It's Halloween in Vegas!

    Plus: Lil Wayne at Life and Tiësto at Hakkasan. It's Halloween in Vegas!

  • "It’s really dope that if I wanna buy a new car everyone gets as excited about it as me."

    "It’s really dope that if I wanna buy a new car everyone gets as excited about it as me."

  • "We’re trying to break in a different sound out there. But Drai’s is perfect for that."

    "We’re trying to break in a different sound out there. But Drai’s is perfect for that."

  • The Irish-born, Spanish-bred producer talks tattoos, DJs who influenced him and what's on the horizon for his music and label.

    The Irish-born, Spanish-bred producer talks tattoos, DJs who influenced him and what's on the horizon for his music and label.

  • The screenwriter/producer's long-gestating Red Herring comes out October 30 at AMC Town Square.

    The screenwriter/producer's long-gestating Red Herring comes out October 30 at AMC Town Square.

  • It's a golden age for acts the reimagine the familiar, like Mac Sabbath and Vegas’ own Franks & Deans.

    It's a golden age for acts the reimagine the familiar, like Mac Sabbath and Vegas’ own Franks & Deans.

  • A few backing tracks aside, the singer generally displayed impressive vocal chops despite the show’s 135-minute duration and her 57-year age.

    A few backing tracks aside, the singer generally displayed impressive vocal chops despite the show’s 135-minute duration and her 57-year age.

  • Also: Lonnie Hammargren's annual open house.
  • Watching him spar with haters Friday night at the Pearl was just as exciting as hearing him deliver his best lines.

    Watching him spar with haters Friday night at the Pearl was just as exciting as hearing him deliver his best lines.

  • The excitement proves too much for one patron, who performs the world’s worst stage dive.

    The excitement proves too much for one patron, who performs the world’s worst stage dive.

  • The only thing less believable than the ending is the fact that this movie exists in the first place.

    The only thing less believable than the ending is the fact that this movie exists in the first place.

  • On covers of his songs, Rob Zombie and his Portlandia appearance.

    On covers of his songs, Rob Zombie and his Portlandia appearance.

  • The movie is never quite as rousing as it’s trying to be, but it comes close enough.

    The movie is never quite as rousing as it’s trying to be, but it comes close enough.

  • Even after almost 20 years off, Failure looks and sounds tight enough to be straight out of ’97.

    Even after almost 20 years off, Failure looks and sounds tight enough to be straight out of ’97.

  • A man and his Chihuahua. In dragon costumes. Doing magic.

    A man and his Chihuahua. In dragon costumes. Doing magic.

  • Burnt is filled with images of gorgeously prepared food, but its story is significantly less flavorful.

    Burnt is filled with images of gorgeously prepared food, but its story is significantly less flavorful.

  • From Chik-fil-A to Azealia Banks, it's easy to get caught up in the latest outrage.

    From Chik-fil-A to Azealia Banks, it's easy to get caught up in the latest outrage.

  • Hilarious and ridiculous in all the wrong but oh-so-right ways.

    Hilarious and ridiculous in all the wrong but oh-so-right ways.

  • Fans of Sam Raimi's original films who were disappointed in the 2013 remake will likely be pleased by the new Starz series.

    Fans of Sam Raimi's original films who were disappointed in the 2013 remake will likely be pleased by the new Starz series.

  • The screenwriter/producer's long-gestating Red Herring comes out October 30 at AMC Town Square.

    The screenwriter/producer's long-gestating Red Herring comes out October 30 at AMC Town Square.

  • The only thing less believable than the ending is the fact that this movie exists in the first place.

    The only thing less believable than the ending is the fact that this movie exists in the first place.

  • The movie is never quite as rousing as it’s trying to be, but it comes close enough.

    The movie is never quite as rousing as it’s trying to be, but it comes close enough.

  • Burnt is filled with images of gorgeously prepared food, but its story is significantly less flavorful.

    Burnt is filled with images of gorgeously prepared food, but its story is significantly less flavorful.

  • Fans of Sam Raimi's original films who were disappointed in the 2013 remake will likely be pleased by the new Starz series.

    Fans of Sam Raimi's original films who were disappointed in the 2013 remake will likely be pleased by the new Starz series.

  • Did we eat all of this dessert? Of course. And we would do it again.

    Did we eat all of this dessert? Of course. And we would do it again.

  • Katsuya hammers the classic sushi joint favorites and offers plenty of creative alternative dishes, too.

    Katsuya hammers the classic sushi joint favorites and offers plenty of creative alternative dishes, too.

  • Its commitment to food, wine and service hasn't waned.

    Its commitment to food, wine and service hasn't waned.

  • Smoke’s has more than 30 variations of the Canadian comfort-food classic on its menu.

    Smoke’s has more than 30 variations of the Canadian comfort-food classic on its menu.