Finally exhaling: How #MeToo released me from carrying an awful secret about Steve Wynn

Journalism is a hard business. For every scoop, there’s that story that gets away. There’s whispers you can’t confirm, even when your gut tells you it’s true. There’s innuendo without corroboration or a paper trail that goes cold. If journalism was like the movies, I could have published what I knew about Steve Wynn about…

From BernieBros to TrumpBots, the 2016 election season is about Privilege Panic

If there is one uniting theme in the 2016 presidential campaign season it is the rise of Privilege Panic. Again and again, across parties and at venues all over the country, we see a deep well of anger exploding with the landing of fists and the hurling of chairs (and death threats). From BernieBros to…

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…