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C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed never meant to make Las Vegas her home, but she found a kindred spirit in this upstart town. From trolling red carpets for celebrity gossip to writing in-depth feature stories and slightly self-indulgent personal essays, Reed has explored the kitschy yet endearing pioneer spirit of the Silver State. She is a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. Follow her on Twitter @cmoonreed and at Facebook.com/cmoonreed.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • News

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    A rare opportunity to ride a blimp offers a gorgeous and even thrilling voyage in the sky.

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    In Sure Thing, Victoria Hogan, the founder of pop-up wedding service Flora Pop, intends to provide a comfort level beyond that of other Vegas chapels.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    She plans to cover UNLV’s Archie C. Grant Hall in giant rainbow swaths of fabric. But her vision goes beyond just changing the look of a building. She hopes to recruit the community, and turn us all into co-creators and participants.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    Fortunately for lovers of Athens fries, Paymon’s has expanded into the suburbs with locations in the southeast Valley and Summerlin.

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    From scheduling sexy time to knowing when to seek outside help.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    “Coming from out of state, I’d heard a lot of bad things about Nevada beer,” author Pat Evans says. “I found that very quickly to be wrong.”

  • News

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    According to research in the Review of General Psychology, 50 percent of happiness is genetic and 10 percent is because of circumstances, such as wealth or beauty. That means 40 percent of our individual wellbeing is in our control.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    The original play was ahead of its time, depicting teens tackling a host of perennial issues—premarital sex, masturbation, homosexuality, child abuse, abortion, suicide and reform school—all without the help of the internet.

  • News

    Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019

    Author and egyptologist Kara Cooney will bring her National Geographic Live lecture “When Women Ruled the World” to the Smith Center on Feb. 1. She’ll speak about female leaders — Nefertiti, Cleopatra, Hatshepsut and more — who managed to rule Egypt in spite of ...

  • Taste

    Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

    The author especially loves the koshari at POTs, the brunch at Tacotarian and Good Pie’s Detroit pizza.

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018

  • Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

    Zoltar, we wish this carousel still turned.

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    It’s a nice day for a green wedding.

  • Features

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Lake Harriet, once (and future?) home to the Pahrump poolfish.