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Always be Prince

Alright 2016, that’s quite enough. It’s only April and already the In Memoriam rolls that will play at next year’s award shows are going to have us on the floor balling. There will no doubt be countless words written about Prince this week. I hardly think I can say it all, but maybe we can…

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Bursting the downtown bubble

Downtown is stupid. There, I said it. Over the course of living in the Las Vegas Valley for 17 years, I have had an occasion to work downtown a handful of times. It has never, in any of those years, been fun or easy to work downtown. I know. I know. I’m a defacto Las…

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[TW] Where’s the public outrage about Las Vegas’ high rate of sex crimes in schools?

[Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse] In this week’s Vegas Seven I wrote about Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the good work happening at the Rape Crisis Center. One program in particular, the Enough Abuse Campaign, resonates with me personally as a survivor of sexual abuse. The program is designed to teach adults how…

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No one who runs for president is an “outsider”

I keep seeing stories about these statistically insignificant rogue voters who are threatening to tantrum if they don’t get their way. For instance, this Guardian piece on Bernie Sanders supporters threatening to vote for GOP-front runner Donald Trump if Hillary Clinton gets the Democrat’s nomination. (Their proxy on the Republican side is the #NeverTrump contingent…