December, Re and I went to Las Vegas with a bunch of friends for the first
time. We rented a van and drove from L.A. to Vegas, making surprisingly
good time and joking about how we were gonna pull up to all of the hottest
clubs in our soccer mom van and act like big shots. "Screw your
stretched hummers, clunky vans are where it's at!" After
stopping too many times at rest stops so each of the girls in the van
could empty their presumably microscopic bladders, we arrived at our
destination. Last Vegas. The city of sin. City of lights. Glitter gulch.
The entertainment capital of the world.
because it's just a popular slogan and I'm such a rebel, I'm going to
break the cardinal rule of "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas"
and share with you a bunch o' photos from our trip. What happens in Vegas,
stays on the internet.
A blurry photo of our van arriving in Vegas. Then again, I imagine anybody
ever been to Vegas before is probably used to seeing things far
blurrier than this.
Upon entering the Luxor pyramid hotel, we saw promotions for...
Styx and Rodney Carrington. Styx AND Rodney? Are you kidding
This really *IS* the entertainment capital of the world! Where do I sign
In case you were wondering; yes, they do celebrate Christmas in Egypt.
Our pal Olli won big on the quarter slots almost instantly.
Unfortunately, he ate the cashout ticket moments later.
Re, however, wasn't so lucky. Awww, breaks your heart, don't it?
Oooooooo... purple limo ceiling lights!
Hard Rockin' geetars including one that could eat your face off!
Say Elvis, how 'bout ya spread the wealth?
The Twilight Zone looked straight into my wallet, cackled and then said,
"Hey... you wanna see something really scary?" Damnit.
Yep, that's me... not winning... again.
Come on Munsters! I watched your show all the time when I was a kid,
it's time to pay me back for all those years of tireless support!
BOO YA! 55 CENT PROFIT! TAKE *THAT* CASINO MOGULS!
After a few drinks, Olli couldn't tell the difference between a guitar and
We just smiled, "Rock on Olli! Keep pickin' at those strings!"
Re looking down on everybody from our hotel room ledge, probably wondering
whether or not her spit could kill a person below from such a long
Another great view from the ledge outside our room. Notice the
"inclinator" in the back corner there which goes up diagonally instead of
vertically like a normal elevator.
A rare glimpse of daylight. Something you won't see much of when staying
Our hotel room was almost directly behind the big Luxor sphinx,
so we had a great view of its giant sphinctacular ass.
Gotta love the big cabinet with the hieroglyphics on it, keeping with the
It was admittedly hard to pull myself away from watching the crazy Mexican
wrestling show on TV because the guy had soot all over his face and the
numbers "666" written onto his forehead. I hear that's been known to
happen if you lose enough on the slots.
Viking woman getting an espresso at Starbucks. Yep, just another day in
Adam tries his luck at the massive Wheel of Fortune slot machine.