Episode 42 – Ocean’s 14XL

November 15, 2017 – I’m joined by Doug (@epicesquire), Joe Q (@JoeQ_SD), Eric (@erosenthal1029), Julian (@julianromero559) & Kelli (@kellikuma) to talk about our recent Vegas meetup at Ocean’s 14XL. This is a special crossover episode with the new Vegas Confessions podcast (@VegasConfessionsPod). Part 1 of this trip report starts here and the rest of the trip report concludes on Episode 2 of Vegas Confessions.

The show opens with shoutouts to Chris (@VegasBunboy) at the Vegas Bun Boy Show and Jamey from the Pod Bay Door Podcast. Next, a thank you to The Inveterate Gambler over at TravelZork.com who wrote the article Top 10 Gambling and Las Vegas Podcasts 2017 Last, a congratulations to Michael from the Vegas Bright podcast for concluding the run of that show and for starting the VegasUntz Podcast (@vegasuntz).

Places we visited on the trip: Five 50 Pizza at Aria, Franklin Lounge at Delano, Mandalay Bay sports book, Charlie Palmer Steak, Wicked Spoon Buffet at the Cosmopolitan, Virtual Reality Arena at MGM, Mandarin Bar at the Mandarin Oriental, Off The Strip at the Linq, Ellis Island, El Segundo Sol, Fear The Walking Dead Attraction, and Carson Kitchen.

Photos from Oceans 14XL

Promo provided by: The Countdown Movie and TV Reviews Podcast
website: thecountdownmoviesandtv.podomatic.com
twitter: @thecountdownpc

Episode 41 – I Get Around (Part 2)

November 7, 2017 – Part 2 of our look at getting around in Vegas. This time we have a few ride share stories from Jacob Orth and some insights on traveling the strip from Marc Meltzer.

The show opens with a pair of quick interviews. First, we welcome the Vegas Bun Boy Show to the Vegas podcast community. Then Eric Rosenthal stops by to talk about the upcoming travel conference ZorkFest.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

High Roller Radio
twitter: @HighRollerRadio
youtube: HighRollerRadioTV

Vegas BunBoy
website: Vegas BunBoy
twitter: @VegasBunBoy

ZorkFest
website: TravelZork.com/Zorkfest
twitter: @TravelZork
Eric Rosenthal Twitter: @erosenthal1029

Jacob Orth
Twitter: @JacobsVegasLife
Jacob’s Life In Vegas
Jacob’s Adult Playground
Jacob’s eBook

Marc Meltzer
Website: EDGeVegas.com
Twitter: @MeltzVegas

Articles from Marc:
25% of Las Vegas Cab Drivers Ripping You Off
Uber And Lyft Pickup Locations At Vegas Strip Casinos

Uber Fare Calculator
Taxi Fare Calculator

Promo provided by: The Epic Film Guys Podcast
website: epicfilmguys.com
twitter: @EpicFilmGuys

Episode 40 – I Get Around (Part 1)

October 23, 2017 – From cabs to buses to ride sharing, getting around on the strip has never been easier. This episode is part 1 of a closer look at transportation on the strip.

The show opens with a couple of returning guests. Cousin Vito shares the details about the upcoming travel and gaming conference ZorkFest. Then we hear from an old friend, Todd Gades, who has an update to his travel tip about taking a bus in Vegas. Then, Kara Stewart Fortier from the Playgrounding Podcast shares an uncomfortable cab ride story. Last, Vegas cab driver Dustin provides some useful tips and talks about what it’s like to be a cabbie in Sin City.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

The Return of Vegas Bright
twitter: @vestroe
website: VegasBright.com

New Vegas Podcasts
Vegas BunBoy – website: Vegas BunBoy  twitter: @VegasBunBoy

Vegas Confessions – website: VegasConfessionspod.com twitter: @VegasConfessionsPod

ZorkFest info:
Cousin Vito’s Casino Podcast: Episode 59

ZorkFest

Todd Gades – Find his eBook “How A Math Nerd Plays Craps” on the You Can Bet On That Website.
Twitter: @YoEleven_

Playgrounding Podcast
website: Playgrounding.com
twitter: @karafortier

Dustin
twitter: @vagascab
Dustin on Jobstr.com
CrowdRise Zappos For Vegas: Zappos.com has pledged to match donations up to one million dollars.

Other Vegas Cab Drivers:
@SinCityTaxi
@LVCabChronicles
@StripCab

Promo provided by: The Story Behind Podcast
website: thestorybehindpodcast.com
twitter: @StoryBehindPod

 

 

 

Fear And Loving In Las Vegas

October 8, 2017 – On this final special episode I talk to Las Vegas local Kyle Harris (@kylesaidthis on twitter) about the current mood in Vegas and I also talk to therapist Courtney Calkins (@QuadFatherMft on twitter) about some tips for dealing with traumatic events and stress.

Kyle Harris is a musician and the organizer of Vegas Live Sessions and Open Air Sessions which promotes indie music from Las Vegas.

Courtney Calkins is a marriage and family therapist and is also the host of 2 podcasts, QuadCast podcast and Shrink2Shrink.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:
CrowdRise Zappos For Vegas: Zappos.com has pledged to match donations up to one million dollars.

Vegas Strong t-shirts
Custom Ink
UFC
Steve Aoki
Red Rock Resorts Foundation & Shepard Fairey’s Studio Number One
To Write Love On Her Arms

Vegas/Gaming Meet ups
The Summit
Ocean’s 14XL – reach out to Chris on twitter @facesandaceslv
ZorkFest

Local Businesses Helping Article from the LVRJ

How to Help Article from Vegas Seven


A special thank you to Emily from The Story Behind Podcast for helping to get out relief effort information and for dedicating a special episode of her show to Las Vegas. To check out her show visit thestorybehindpodcast.com and listen to the Vegas episode here.


To Donate Blood in Las Vegas Family Assistance Center
Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibit Hall S-2
3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

United Blood Services
6930 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702-228-448

4950 West Craig Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89130
702-645-8700

601 Whitney Ranch Drive
Building D, Suite 20
Henderson, NV 89014
702-434-1838

Labor Health & Welfare Clinic
7135 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117

spread the LoVe

October 5, 2017 – Thanks to the amazing community in Las Vegas, many of the immediate needs have been met. The city came together in an incredible way to show that love for each other can make a big difference.

Adam from the Vegas Fanboy Podcast joins me to discuss some of the updates and to talk about how the time for urgency has passed and how the time for patience and perseverance has begun.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:
CrowdRise Zappos For Vegas: Zappos.com has pledged to match donations up to one million dollars.

GoFundMe Campaign for John Phippen’s Family

GoFundMe Campaign for Taylor Barr

Charlie Palmer Steak

Evel Pie

 

To find loved ones who are missing, you can call 1-800-536-9488

If you have video footage of the event, please contact the FBI: 1-800-255-5324

Free Flights for Families of Victims
Allegiant Air

Free Rooms for Families of Victims
Stations Casinos
Boyd Gaming
South Point

To Donate Blood in Las Vegas

Family Assistance Center
Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibit Hall S-2
3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

United Blood Services
6930 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702-228-448

4950 West Craig Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89130
702-645-8700

601 Whitney Ranch Drive
Building D, Suite 20
Henderson, NV 89014
702-434-1838

Labor Health & Welfare Clinic
7135 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117

#VegasStrong

October 3, 2017 – On Sunday, October 1 a lone gunman opened fire on a large crowd of concert goers in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and injuring over 500.

Michael from the Vegas Bright Podcast, Saul from the Vegas Bright blog and I took a moment to discuss the day’s events.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

GoFundMe Las Vegas Victim’s Fund
CrowdRise Zappos For Vegas: Zappos.com has pledged to match donations up to one million dollars.

To find loved ones who are missing, you can call 1-800-536-9488

If you have video footage of the event, please contact the FBI: 1-800-255-5324

Free Flights for Families of Victims
Allegiant Air

Free Rooms for Families of Victims
Stations Casinos
Boyd Gaming
South Point

To Donate Blood in Las Vegas

Family Assistance Center
Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibit Hall S-2
3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

United Blood Services
6930 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702-228-448

4950 West Craig Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89130
702-645-8700

601 Whitney Ranch Drive
Building D, Suite 20
Henderson, NV 89014
702-434-1838

Labor Health & Welfare Clinic
7135 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Vegas Bright Podcast
twitter: https://twitter.com/vestroe

Vegas Bright Blog
twitter: https://twitter.com/LasVegasJunkie

Vital Vegas Blog
twitter: https://twitter.com/VitalVegas

Episode 39 – Eating Las Vegas

September 23, 2017 – I’m joined by Julian Romero (@julianromero559) to talk about our 360 Vegas Vacation trip and all the great places we ate at during our stay in Vegas.

The show opens with a couple of shoutouts to a couple of podcasts that recently had me on as a guest. These are great, entertaining podcasts and work checking out!

Mike Seibert Radio
twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeSibertRadio

Dark Angels & Pretty Freaks
twitter: https://twitter.com/DAPFpodcast

My featured guest: Julian Romero
twitter: @julianromero559
youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNVZaGoArigiXOSn7ChQ37A

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

NeonVacation.com
website: neonvacation.com
twitter: @NeonVacation

Julian’s List: Brooklyn Bowl, Shake Shack, Gordon Ramsay Burgr, Tilted Kilt, Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips, LVB Burgers, Paradise Garden Buffet, Ellis Island, Big Earns BBQ

Chris’ List: Ja Burrito, Bao Now, China Poblano, Momofuku, Milk Bar, Gordon Ramsay Steak

 

Episode 38 – Magically Ambitious

August 25, 2017 – Magician and entertainer Kayla Dresher joins me to talk about living in Vegas, her recent appearance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us and we discuss some of the challenges she faces as a woman in a male dominated industry. Watch her performance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us here!

This episode also features an interview with Vegas magician Mac King that appeared on The Successful Performercast with Kris Sheppard. Kris also hosts a Disney Theme Park podcast called Go Mouse Scouts where he provides tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your trip to Disneyland.

Our friends at 360 Vegas are gearing up for Vegas Vacation 5 and my wife and I are going! Head over to their site to check out all the details.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

Kayla Drescher
website: magicinheels.com
twitter: @MagicInHeelsKD

Mac King
website: MacKingShow.com
twitter: @MacKingShow

Kris Shephard
twitter: @GoMouseScouts
website: GoMouseScouts.com
website: SuccessfulPerformercast.com

Magic Shows In Vegas
TravelVegas.com
LasVegas-How-To.com
LasVegas-Entertainment-Guide.com

Episode 37 – Bull Rides and Bouncers

August 11, 2017 – This episode I return to the strip club with a story from David, the producer of The Unwritable Rant Podcast about how he and some friends racked up an $8000 tab in a matter of a couple of hours! I also talk to Arnold Snyder from toplessvegasonline.com to get some tips about managing your money at the club. Next I talk to Jacob Orth from the youtube channels Jacob’s Life In Vegas and Jacob’s Adult Playground about what it’s like to be a gentleman’s club bouncer in Vegas. Last, we have one more story from The Unwritable Rant‘s Juliette Miranda about her first time riding a bull in Vegas.

Our friends at 360 Vegas are gearing up for Vegas Vacation 5 and my wife and I are going! Head over to their site to check out all the details.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

The Unwritable Rant Podcast
website: theunwritablerant.com
twitter: @MorningNeurosis, @BehindTheRant

Arnold Snyder
ToplessVegasOnline.com
BlackjackForumOnline.com
Write-aholic.com
Purchase his books on Amazon

Jacob Orth
twitter: @JacobsVegasLife
youtube: Jacob’s Life In Vegas & Jacob’s Adult Playground

360 Vegas Vacation 5
website: 360vegaspodcast.com

Episode 36 – Wacky Tobaccy

July 28, 2017 – Recreational marijuana became legal in Vegas on July 1, so I took a trip out to Vegas to see what all the buzz was about. Joined by Epic Esquire, I tried weed for the first time and we talked to Matthew Janz, the marketing director for The Apothecarium Las Vegas. Also on the show is a recording of our pot smoking experience and a sober discussion with Jamey from the Pod Bay Door Podcast about his concerns with what the negative effects of legalization might mean for society.

Also, our friends at 360 Vegas are gearing up for Vegas Vacation 5! Head over to their site to check out all the details.

For more information about the topics we talked about on this episode:

The Apothecarium & Matthew Janz
website: apothecariumlv.com
twitter: @apothecariumlv

Epic Esquire
twitter: @EpicEsquire
website: epicesquire.com

The Pod Bay Door
twitter: @TPBDPodcast
website: thepodbaydoor.com

Marc Meltzer
twitter: @MeltzVegas
website: edgevegas.com

Heather (Vegas-Aces)
twitter: @vegas_aces
website: vegas-aces.com

Vegas Fanboy – Episode 76 – Vegas Dives
twitter: @VegasFanboy

360 Vegas Vacation 5
website: 360vegaspodcast.com

Bud & Breakfast
website: budandbreakfast.com