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Category Archives: Culture
The Miss Rodeo America pageant comes to Las Vegas
Thankfully the house was dark and the spotlights were on the exhilaratingly cheerful Miss Rodeo America contestants. No one in the packed Las Vegas theatre could see the condescending sneer on my face as I watched 28 cowgirls in rhinestone-studded paramilitary jumpsuits toprock to “Danger Zone.” If ever a group …more Cowgirls Prefer Ringlets
A casino sells its soul
The National Content Liquidators Sale at the Sahara Hotel and Casino was bittersweet—part voyeuristic garage sale, part retro encounter group. From its founding in 1952 to its closing in 2011, the Sahara—its improbable onion-dome minarets cheerfully bobbing beneath the aqua sky—promised not only Moorish lanterns and tasseled leather poufs, but …more Stripping The Sahara