Tag Archive for Fabulous Las Vegas

No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride…and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well…maybe chalk it off to forced conscious expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten.

― Hunter S. ThompsonFear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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If you could see tomorrow

Kevin from Ford

the way it looks to us today, you’d say incredible… Ford Motor Company jingle, ca. 1980 (hyping the 1981 Escort “world car“) Or, You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby. Or, Why yes, they’re real. This is the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi ”MAV (multi-activity vehicle).”  This is the plug in hybrid version – there is a “conventional”…

Finding Nemo

Zombies Las Vegas Blvd at Sahara

Las Vegas is like a reef.  Predators in the shadows and crevices, luring you in and kicking your broke ass carcass out once the $ stops flowing.  Scavengers looking for any lost treasures (hopefully beer or money).  Schools of oblivious tourists cruising back and forth, assuming someone else will lose out – not them, not…

Escape from Las Vegas

Duke Gonzo

McCarran Airport TSA Bouncer, checking IDs:  Three stands. Pick one besides mine. Four scanner lines.  Pick one. Being the next sheep in line, we just waited to get carded.  The more important question was at hand – porn/cancer screening device or basic metal detector. There were about 10 possible lines, but only 4 were open. R:  porn…

Our fans

I am not crazy

now include tweakers like the mousy little girl in plaid. yeah, she was fiending.  She liked my camera.  She thought i was “working” because of it. Is this the S-D-X (over-enunciated) bus stop?  I’m just dressed poor.  I’m not.  I’m just a little short and so I need the free bus unless you could help me…

Off We Go

Well go on, go on, it's merely a lift. Or should I say elevator? In any event I'm sure you'll find it far more convenient than mountaineering about outside the Whyte House.

into the wild blue yonder.  And then into the Heart of Darkness, Sin City.   Me and Lurlene. We got a call from our new insect overlords our newest bestest buddy and big toe some nice marketing reps on behalf  of a big shot in the car biz.  The pitch: you applied, you won, come to Vegas. Your…