Tag Archives: Las Vegas

The Consequences of Work

Donald Trump seems to be perpetually surprised, and a bit angry, that every man, every real man, doesn’t want to be just like him. He is, after all, the most respected and admired man in America. Don’t tell him otherwise. … Continue reading

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Sheldon’s Country

“Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no one was really poor, at least no one worth speaking of.” ~ Douglas Adams “I don’t take comments from anybody … Continue reading

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Cut Those Cards Again

Las Vegas is a miserable five-hour drive from here in Hollywood – if you drive fast and no one screws up. Someone always does. Someone always wrecks on up ahead, usually a tour bus full of retirees, and you find … Continue reading

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A Long Fine Flash

Hunter Thompson was onto something when he wrote Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – he called it “a savage journey to the heart of the American Dream.” And the preface quotes Samuel Johnson – “He who makes a beast of … Continue reading

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