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Vital Vegas Podcast

The Vital Vegas Podcast is your gratuitous, snarky source for new, opinions and WTF from the world's most exciting city. Las Vegas. In case that wasn't clear. Please try and keep up.
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Mar 20, 2017

This week's episode may very well have too much Vegas!

We chat with a co-owner of the new Axe Monkeys, a fun place to show off your hatchet-throwing skills for bragging rights.

We also come dangerously close to escaping from an escape room at Escapology.

There's also a chat with the chef responsible for Project BBQ, a new pop-up barbecue joint on Fremont Street.

You won't want to miss this week's listicle, the subject of which has slipped our mind because we drink during the show.

Plus, hear our interview with a listener. Yes, this show has at least one listener.

There's so much news and history in this episode, you should probably loosen your belt!

Mar 6, 2017

This week's show gets classed up by a true musical legend, Neil Sedaka.

Also, Big Elvis gets a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars.

We share a juicy rumor about Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. (Spoiler alert: It's likely to be sold soon.)

We've also got scoop about the new eSports arena at Neonopolis, as well as all the latest Las Vegas news you could care less about.

There's a double dose of the "Listicle of the Week," and Las Vegas history up the wazoo.

Take a listen, already.

Feb 27, 2017

In this week's show, we chat with straight shooter John Curtas, longtime Vegas food critic and co-author of "Eating Las Vegas."

We've also got the usual Las Vegas news, history and WTF.

Oh, and 10 predictions for your next Las Vegas visit. From Pappy. Long story.

Feb 20, 2017

It's one of our girthiest episodes, ever.

We've got an exclusive interview with the two cast members from "Puppetry of the Penis" and a chat with the owner of the new Jared's Old-Fashioned Hot Dogs & Hamburgers at Pawn Plaza.

Hear the inside scoop behind all the latest news in Las Vegas, and get a double dose of the "Listicle of the Week."

History, gambling tales, fun facts and more. Take a listen.

Feb 5, 2017

This episode goes off-script as we bring you a panel discussion featuring five downtown casino bosses.

These are some of the players who make downtown Las Vegas what it is, and what it will be: Jonathan Jossel (Plaza), Seth Schorr (Downtown Grand), Derek Stevens (The D, Golden Gate), Jim Sullivan (Fremont) and Joe Woody (El Cortez).

The host of the discussion is Patrick Hughes, President of Fremont Street Experience. That's where we work as our day gig, btw.

Enjoy a virtually host-free installment of the Vital Vegas Podcast, and not just because we're hung over and too lazy to do a regular episode. Probably.

Jan 30, 2017

This week's show is bursting with Las Vegas culture, among other things.

We share our invaluable thoughts about "Baz" at Palazzo and "Le Reve" at Wynn, and we've got an exclusive interview with the owner of the first Chick-fil-A in Las Vegas.

This week's history covers the weird relationship between Las Vegas and atomic weapons.

Our "Listicle of the Week" includes everything you need to know when choosing a Las Vegas Hotel room for the best sex.

Join in the conversation, and by "join," of course, we mean you listen, we talk. It just works best that way.

Jan 22, 2017

Let's get this Vegas party started!

In this lackluster installment, we share all our recent Vegas adventures, from Giordano's to absinthe service at Sage and more.

We go far too into stadium blackjack at Venetian, then toss in some gratuitous stuff about Las Vegas history and a listicle of some sort.

You either get it or you don't, and if you don't, you will after having a sip or two of 100 proof Captain Morgan. Not required, but recommended.

Jan 9, 2017

In this episode, we try to herd cats. Translation: We interview SNL alums Dana Carvey and Jon Lovitz. No, really.

The comedians are beginning their residency at SLS Las Vegas, so it seemed like the thing to do.

We also blaze through Las Vegas news and clumsily conjoin Las Vegas history and the Listicle of the Week.

Take a gulp of frosty Las Vegas goodness with an extra shot of WTF.

Jan 2, 2017

It's more of the same as we dive headlong into 2017.

Let's talk Las Vegas news, history, listicles and more.

What, you expected better quality just because you got a new calendar?

Dec 19, 2016

We found a Vegas gem you won't want to miss, "Xavier Mortimer's Magical Dream" at Planet Hollywood. Hear from the stars of this show we hope finds break-out success in Sin City.

We also chat with the mastermind behind all the upgrades happening at The D Las Vegas.

There's also the usual mix of Las Vegas news and history, as well as our "Listicle of the Week."

It's no tour of a swingers club, but still worth a listen!

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