Odd Vegas Tourist Attractions

Yes, this is actually the wall from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. It has been reassembled in the Mob Museum ....more

Forty Days

It is the 40th day of 2016. Mardi Gras, in fact. Forty...more

Happy New Year!

Chinese New Year, that is ....more

Save a Life or Two

One donation of whole blood gets processed into both packed red blood cells (RBCs) and plasma, often...more

The Original One Cup Coffeemaker

No electricity required. No proprietary pre-filled cartridge systems. Use any grounds you like ....more

Music Monday: Winter

The wind is blowing like mad here, there’s been rain and there may be more coming. Up on Mount Charleston there’s snow ....more

What is the Long Game?

When WalMart announced it was closing 269 stores, local news included the fact that it was closing one store in Vegas. The closure of this store was no surprise to me. In fact, I was surprised it was still open at all ....more

Music Monday: Etta’s Birthday

She’s got a good feeling. Here, have some more: ...more

Now We’re Getting Somewhere.

I’ve been griping for a while about how early the election season starts. In fact, I’ve been griping about the coverage of the 2016 elections since February of 2014. Well, things are finally going to get started ....more

Music Monday: Before and After

Sadly Relevant: ...more