Archive for October, 2007

Jimmy at the Boneyard

As a general rule, Jimmy Eat World makes us happy, and the band’s new video for Big Casino is no exception.


Las Vegas podcast #139 includes:

  • Sons of Hollywood opener
  • Rio update
  • Crown Las Vegas shrinks
  • Caesars’ Cher deal falls through
  • End in sight for The Producers and Matsuri
  • Hats! at Harrahs Las Vegas
  • RIP Viva Laughlin
  • Listener calls about MGM Mirage’s reservation system problems; Ultimate Game Show Experience at Las Vegas Hilton; Rapid Roulette; Circus Circus Steakhouse; Coast Casinos slot club changes; Little Legends; and more

Play Las Vegas Podcast
Direct download of the podcast: Five Hundy By Midnight 10/28/07 (62:17 min, 57.2 MB) or subscribe.


Five Hundy on Your Desktop

Want a sweet-ass Las Vegas photo and a constant reminder of your favorite podcast on your computer screen? We created a couple dope desktop photos for your downloading pleasure.

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Viva Laughlin, the CBS television musical drama based on the British series Viva Blackpool, was pronounced dead today following a four-day struggle with poor writing, bad acting and devastating production numbers. VL leaves behind several unaired episodes, expected to be adopted by or an as-yet-unidentified cable network.


Las Vegas podcast #138 includes:

  • Harrah’s and Rio problems continue to grow
  • Restaurant reports
  • The Beauty of Magic is closing
  • David Copperfield is in trouble
  • Joey Bishop is dead
  • Viva Laughlin needs more singing
  • Listener calls about Bonk at Hooters, odd room themes at Planet Hollywood and getting the Copperfield treatment on Wheel of Fortune

Play Las Vegas Podcast
Direct download of the podcast: Five Hundy By Midnight 10/21/07 (34:15 min, 31.5 MB) or subscribe.


Atlantic City Sands Implosion

It’s may not be Las Vegas, but casino implosions in other cities are cool too. Atlantic City experienced its first casino implosion tonight when the Sands fell to make room for a shiny new Boardwalk resort. See the video here and here.


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