Friday, November 28, 2008

The Show is UP: The Other Wynn

Happy Black Friday, everyone! No rest for the weary who hosted 10 people to an awesome meal last night after contributing to this NYT story! Today I'm off to lunch with a German listener of the show, then to get a preview of the Viva McDonalds because I'll be away for the actual opening and then off to see David Copperfield at the MGM for next week's LVW column. Oh, and my cell phone display is on the fritz, so I'm text-message-less until Monday when AT&T sends me a new one. These are tough times! Hope you're finding great deals out there. Why not listen to us while driving around or decorating the tree! Check it out this show by clicking on the date to hear it or right-click to download the show and listen whenever you want. Or subscribe via iTunes here or via Zune here.

Nov. 27: The Other Wynn

We know you’re sick of politics this time of year, but we’re serving it up this week with a distinctive female touch. First, a very rare interview with the first lady of Las Vegas, Elaine Wynn, as she explains her journey from lifelong Republican to Obamatic, much to the dismay of her industry and her husband. You might’ve heard of him. Then, U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley returns to the program to explain what’s happening with that Internet gambling ban, but what Steve secretly really wanted to know is, has she had any more plastic surgery?

In Banter: Criss Angel's follies, is Mel B a superstar, Bye, Danny Gans' billboard, Steve's on (yikes!) Facebook, and no, McCarran Airport is actually NOT the busiest in America on Thanksgiving.


Steve’s column about Elaine Wynn is here
Find Steve on Facebook here
See the recipe that Steve needed duck fat for here
The fraudulent but widely distributed report that Vegas is the T-Day king is here
See what Steve found in Bob Maheu’s trash here
TV Guide’s report about Peepshow at Planet Hollywood is here
See this week’s TicketNews.Com ratings here
The Believe-less piece on Criss Angel’s possible NBC sitcom from Variety is here
Norm’s report on Danny Gans’ last Mirage show is here
See the weird YouTube thing about, uh, Steve Frice here
Read Steve’s review of the Wynn Las Vegas in the Chicago Tribune from 2005 here
A report on Bush’s midnight regs on Internet gaming here