Highlights of Mondays with Mark The Vegas Tourist Podcast #301 As we always learn at times like this, Las Vegas is never “down” for long. it is always growing always changing. As much as our king/governor keeps trying to kill it off, Las Vegas is still here. Tim Arnold - Pinball hall of fame founder (owner) released a short video asking for donations to help complete … [Read more...] about Mondays with Mark – The Vegas Tourist Podcast #301
Let me be Very clear on this: I could care less what you think of this man's political dealing or his support of candidates. It was His money, He earned it and He could Spend it Any Way He Liked! If you can match your life story to his, I may listen to what you have to say. Otherwise, sit down, shut up and maybe you will learn something about this (still) great country of … [Read more...] about Sheldon Adelson. A True American Success Story
Every time a new story about Steve Wynn and the decades-old allegations of sexual harassment makes the news, the famous scene in the movie Casablanca replays in my head. The scene where Captain Renault is shutting down Rick's Cabarete to show the German officials that he is truly in charge of Casablanca. Captain Renault tells Rick, " I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling … [Read more...] about Steve Wynn and Rule #39
The Area 51 Jets - Also known as "Janet Airways" - People are always talking about them. Some even want to go out and see where they land. Others joke about how the planes are nicknamed Janet Airways. But they are real and they do exist. Just look for the white 737's with a red stripe going down the fuselage. No other markings are visible from the air or during … [Read more...] about Those Secret Jets – Area 51
The problems with a company town; Just when you get a great idea that can benefit the tourists as well as the city, moving in the right direction, it gets filled in with dirty Nevada politics and open corruption that has defined the state since its birth. Enter exhibit 2000, the Domed Stadium. Las Vegas and the State would benefit greatly from having a 60,000 seat … [Read more...] about Dirty Politics at the Dome? Nothing New Here Folks!