In this episode of Las Vegas Connection, Adam Carolla, comedian, radio personality, television host, actor, podcaster and director talks to Bart Torres about making up for lost time doing nothing and working construction for ten years. Carolla jokes about his lax upbringing with hippy parents and taking over for Norm McDonald as the voice of "Death" on the animated series Family Guy.
The stranger-than-fiction story of the ingenious creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick In December 2005, a young robotocist on his way to Google headquarters lost an overnight bag on a flight somewhere between Dallas and Las Vegas. In it was the fully functional head of an android replica of Philip K.
Mix six teenage girls and one '60s fashion icon (retired, of course) in an old Victorian-era boarding home. Add guys and dating, a little high-school angst, and throw in a Kate Spade bag or two … and you've got The Carter House Girls, Melody Carlson's chick-lit series for young adults! In a whirlwind, DJ accepts "lonely" Taylor's invitation to join her mom's tour in Las Vegas during Christmas break.
CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy-the #1 bestseller that became Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning film GoodFellas-comes the brilliantly told true story of love, marriage, adultery, murder, and revenge, Mafia-style … the shattering inside account of how the mob finally lost its stranglehold over the neon money-making machine it created: the multibillion-dollar casino gambling industry of Las Vegas.
Mix six teenaged girls and one '60s fashion icon (retired, of course) in an old Victorian-era boarding home. Add boys and dating, a little high-school angst, and throw in a Kate Spade bag or two. and you've got The Carter House Girls, Melody Carlson's new chick lit series for young adults In a whirlwind, DJ accepts 'lonely' Taylor's invitation to join her mom's tour in Las Vegas during Christmas break.
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2016, ISBN13 9781501213557, ISBN10 1501213555
Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci star in director Martin Scorsese's riveting look at how blind ambition, white-hot passion and 24-karat greed toppled an empire. Las Vegas 1973 is the setting for this fact-based story about the Mob's multi-million dollar casino operation where fortunes and lives were made and lost with a roll of the dice. "'Casino': The Story", Deleted Scenes, Moments with Martin Scorsese, Sharon Stone, Nicholas Pileggi and More.
The Eisner Award-winning team behind Return of the Dapper Men reunites to create a completely different, and far more dangerous cosmos filled with intrigue as one gambler-turned-slave has 24-hours to go all in and pull off the greatest heist the universe has seen Aboard a luxury star-cruiser whose glamour hides deep secrets that endanger the entire galaxy, will Roland choose his own freedom, or expose the greatest lie hiding in plain sight? High-risk stakes where either choice means someone will lose everything Ocean's Eleven meets The Fifth Element.
Fasten your seatbelts for the thrill ride of your life in Disney's fun family action-adventure - "Race To Witch Mountain," starring Dwayne Johnson. Jack Bruno (Johnson), a Las Vegas cabdriver struggling to stay on the right path, gets an out-of-this-world incentive when two aliens, disguised as teenagers, suddenly appear in his taxi. In a race against government agents, an alien hunter and time itself, Jack must help the children recover their lost spaceship so they can return home and save their planet and ours.
Who is Ted L. Nancy?He's a concerned hotel guest searching for a lost tooth. He's a superstitious Vegas high-roller who wants to gamble at a casino in his lucky shrimp outfit. He's the genius inventor of "Six Day Underwear.". He's a demanding dramatist seeking an audience for his play about his 26-year-old dog, Cinnamon. He's the proud owner of Charles, a 36-year-old cat who owes his longevity to a pet food company.
All-access doesn't mean no problemsThe three Diamond sisters survived the summer in style after coming to live with their long-lost billionaire father. But making a place for themselves at their exclusive new Las Vegas private school is throwing them any number of gold-plated curves. Savannah's YouTube stardom turns into a Sweet Sixteen reality show extravaganzawith complimentary enemies on the side.
This offbeat, dark comedy follows two hapless vacationers in Las Vegas as their world collapses around them and their lives spiral downward into the treacherous underbelly of Sin City. This offbeat, dark comedy follows John and Ludo, two hapless vacationers in Las Vegas, through a series of misadventures as their world collapses around them and their lives spiral downward into the seedy and treacherous underbelly of Sin City.
Outlaws and Outcasts. They lay undisturbed and forgotten for almost a century-until a backhoe driver digging for gravel made a gruesome discovery. A hastily-assembled group of students, guided by an intellectually curious professor, had only one week to
God is for you. What does it feel like to be loved by a limitless God?God for the Rest of Us will wake you up to the outrageous, extravagant, and even scandalous love of God for the rest of us - whether you think you are unfit or a misfit, an underdog or overlooked, the least or the lost, the left behind or the left out. Vince Antonucci, a pastor who reaches out to people on the Las Vegas Strip, has seen it all - and more important, he has seen God's love in action on each and every street corner.
John O'Brien's books have established him as a writer who communicated the voice of the loner with blistering realness and unmistakable force. In Leaving Las Vegas, he wove a love story of incredible passion among two lost souls. In The Assault on Tony's, he unfolded a psychological drama among five drunks who spend their last days barricaded in a bar.
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2016, ISBN13 9781501212925, ISBN10 1501212923
Mix six teenage girls and one '60s fashion icon (retired, of course) in an old Victorian-era boarding home, and things are bound to get interesting. Add guys and dating, a little high-school angst, and huge personalities…and you've got the Carter House Girls. In book six of the series, Mrs. Carter is determined to push the girls to participate in the high-stakes Spring Fashion Week in New York City.
A sexy category romance novella from Entangled's Brazen imprint. She was off-limits. until now. Marine Jeremy Addison is lost in the desert outside of Vegas. He's brutally hungover, bruised and bloodied, and dehydrated as hell. Must've been a
An American Icon Under Government SurveillanceWhen Frank Sinatra died in 1998, he was one of the most chronicled celebrities ever, but the most unusual record of his life came to light only posthumously: a 1,275-page dossier recording decades of FBI surveillance stemming from J. Edgar Hoover's belief that Sinatra had mob or Communist ties. This shadow biography, with information never before presented in book form, details: Hoover's search through Sinatra's past to see if he got a bogus medical deferment from military service, ultimately yielding the simple fact that Sinatra really had suffered a perforated eardrum as a youthThe FBI's previously unreported cooperation with journalists looking for dirt on Sinatra, including one who had recently been punched out by the singerNumerous instances of the star's carousing and intemperate behavior - including a detailed report alleging that he rampaged through a Las Vegas hotel after he and his wife Mia Farrow lost small fortunes gamblingThe mob's attempts to curry favor with John F.
Pimpadelic - Southern Devils (CD NEW)Label: Rhino - A.D.A -Format: CDRelease Date: 18 Apr 2000No. of Discs: 1UPC: 016998139523Album Tracks1. Caught It From Me2. Hated3. Check Yourself4. Vegas5. Fire6. Perpetraitor7. My Style8. White Trash9. So Damn Tough10. Now You See It11. Break You Down12. Tits (Will Be Alright)13. Nasties Get Up14. Lost Cause
Lost Vegas: The Redneck Riviera, Existentialist Conversations with Strippers, and the World Series of Poker. Las Vegas lures you to shed moral responsibility and piss away your money on indulgences like decadent food, entertainment, gambling, and sex. I
Five years have passed since we spent a day with Rosemary, manager of the Chapel of Eternal Love in the heart of Las Vegas. Is the wedding chapel still the love of her life? Does Buster, her faithful dachshund, still have his nose for matrimony? And, in the interim, what has happened to all the couples who ventured into the chapel that day? On which path did Mattie and Garth's Harley- Davidsons take them after they rode off that morning? Did the anti-war activist bride find peace with her Iraqi veteran husband? Was the spouse in the May-December marriage able to put his gigolo past behind him? Could the mixed-faith couple convince their families of their true love for each other? Did the two lost souls find real happiness at last? Discover the journeys of these and all the other couples, and learn the compelling reason beckoning them all to Return to the Chapel of Eternal Love.
Director Gregg Araki's "Mysterious Skin", adapted from Scott Heim's acclaimed novel, is an intensely powerful chronicle of childhood innocence lost. The film features starmaking turns from Joseph Gordon-Levitt (TV's "Third Rock from the Sun") and Brady Corbet ("Thirteen") alongside outstanding performances from co-stars Michelle Trachtenberg ("Eurotrip", "Ice Princess"), Mary Lynn Rajskub (TV's "24") and Academy Award(R) nominee Elizabeth Shue ("Leaving Las Vegas").
Jay Sarno built two path-breaking Las Vegas casinos, Caesars Palace (1966) and Circus Circus (1968), and planned but did not build a third, the Grandissimo, which would have started the mega-resort era a decade before Steve Wynn built The Mirage. As mobst
When serial-killing local Florida historian Serge A. Storms is off his meds, no one is safe-not Russian hoods, Jamaican mobsters, spoiled frat boys, women's book clubs, drug dealers, bad Vegas-rejected local lounge acts-especially when $5 million in cash in a bugged suitcase is still racing up and down the eastern seaboard. But in the oddball circus known as the Sunshine State, little things like astronomical body counts tend to get lost in the shuffle.
When Elvis crooned "Bright light city. gonna set my soul on fire," he voiced and embraced the siren call of a glittering urban utopia that continues to mesmerize millions. Call it Sin City or Lost Wages, Las Vegas definitely deserves its rapturous "Viva " Larry Gragg, however, invites readers to view Las Vegas in an entirely new way. While countless other authors have focused on its history or gaming industry or entertainment ties, Gragg considers how popular culture has depicted the city and its powerful allure over its first century.
Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci star in director Martin Scorsese's riveting look at how blind ambition, white-hot passion and 24 - karat greed toppled an empire. Las Vegas 1973 is the setting for this fact-based story about the Mob's multi-million dollar casino operation - where fortunes and lives were made and lost with a roll of the dice.