Episode 29 – Ladies of Neo-Burlesque

April 21, 2017 – With the help of the ladies of Majestik Burlesque and Lili VonSchtupp, I learned about the wonderful and playful world of burlesque! It’s not just T&A (tassels & assels), it’s about empowerment, inclusiveness and performance art.

I also talk to Tony Snyder from the 360 Vegas podcast to get some of the details about the upcoming Vegas Vacation 4 getaway this May 28th – 30th.

For more information about the topics we talked about in this episode:
Vital Vegas episode 45 – Tassels and Merkins
360 Vegas Vacation 4

Lili VonSchtupp
Twitter: @LiliVonSchtupp
Monday Night Tease: mondaynighttease.com
Hollywood Burlesque Festival: hollywoodburlesquefestival.com

Majestik Burlesque
Twitter: @MissMirandaGlam, @KitschyKooVegas, @sweetiebird
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEY_yciw0IE
Tickets: http://majestikburlesque.bpt.me/

The Village in Studio City

My buddy Doug’s gambling/life blog – EpicEsquire.com

Episode 28 – Marijuanalogues

April 7, 2017 – With recreational marijuana use now legal in Nevada, I talk to Matthew Janz from The Apothecarium Las Vegas to find out how accessible will cannabis be to tourists.

I also have Matt Seibert from the MR BS Show who shares his first time experience in Vegas and gives a pro tip about mixing weed and alcohol. If you’d like to hear the episode where he and his friends talk about the Adventure Combat Ops experience in Las Vegas, click here.

I also share a story about a rude awakening from my recent trip to Vegas. If you’d like to read about some of the other things I experienced while in Vegas, like Gordon Ramsay’s Fish & Chips, I’ve written about it at YourTripReports.com.

For more information about the topics we talked about in this episode:
KushTourism.com
BudAndBreakfast.com
TheTravelJoint.com

Special thank you’s to Scott from Vital Vegas, Vito from Cousin Vito’s Casino & Kara from Playgrounding for having me on as a guest on their podcasts recently. If you’d like to hear these episodes:
Vital Vegas Podcast – We chat about why FnA went dark for 6 months.
Cousin Vito’s Casino Podcast – Todd Gaddes and I report live from The Peppermill.
Playgrounding Podcast – Kara and I discuss the importance and health benefits of finding time to play and have fun.

Episode 27 – Tattoo U

March 24, 2017 – This episode we talk to Club Tattoo’s Justin Van Bibber and get great advice about getting inked while on your Vegas getaway.

Also, Kitty & Leo from the Afterburn 739 podcast return to share more silly Vegas stories.

We also share a way to avoid paying resort fees and parking fees, we talk about the upcoming 360 Vegas Vacation 4 and Chris reveals his 2 picks for #TryPod month.

 

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

YourTripReports.com – a brief description of the Founders Card
Founders Card – membership website
VitalVegas.com – a description of restaurant CNF charges
LasVegasJaunt.com – 2017 guide to Vegas resort fees

#TryPod Month
ArtCurious Podcast
The Drift and Ramble Podcast

Episode 26 – 21 And Over

March 10, 2017 – The podcast returns with an interview with Austin, who for one summer was part of the infamous MIT Blackjack Ring. He talks about counting cards, team play, staying in crappy hotels and breaking the bank of a small casino.

I also tell the story of playing blackjack with my cousin who blows her bank roll in the first 5 minutes of playing at the casino and I give a refresher course on how to play slot golf.

For links to golf score keeping apps for your phone or to print out a golf scoresheet, click here.

Episode 25 – Let’s Be Frank Part 2

linqJuly 17, 2016 – We continue our interview with author Frank Scoblete, but first we open the show with some highlights and lowlights of my recent trip to Vegas. I talk about the online check-in process, Uber and some great restaurants.

Then in part 2 of my conversation with Frank, we finish up our conversation about blackjack and talk about when is a good time to leave the tables. Frank also shares a few fantastic stories about gambling and and a hilarious story about his first and second kiss.

Frank is the author of many books about gambling including I Am a Dice Controller, I Am a Card Counter, as well as non gambling books such as Confessions of a Wayward Catholic. He also is a contributing author for casinocitytimes.com where he writes a column a week.

 

Episode 24 – Let’s Be Frank

frankJuly 1, 2016 – This episode we start with a shout out to a new podcast, Cousin Vito’s Casino. If you’re looking for an entertaining gambling podcast, please check it out.

If you’re going to be in Vegas on July 9 or 10, you have a chance to see Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine. Tickets start at $19, you can get tickets here.

Our interview this week is with Frank Scoblete is the author of many books about gambling including I Am a Dice Controller, I Am a Card Counter, as well as non gambling books such as Confessions of a Wayward Catholic.

He’s written for and appeared in many television documentaries such as the “What Would you do if…” program on the Travel Channel and has written numerous columns for gambling magazines & websites.

A very special thank you to listener Ed who suggested that I speak to Frank. Ed also helped me prep for this interview and introduced me to Frank. For that I am very grateful.

Frank and I talked for about an hour and a half, so I’m going to split the interview up into two episodes. In this part he talks about how he became a card counter and explains the discipline it takes to do it professionally.

Episode 23 – Let’s Make A Dealer 2

heatherJune 17, 2016 – This episode we have our 1st returning guest,  Heather from vegas-aces.com. We had such a great response from our listeners the last time she was on the show, and someone asked that she return to the show sooner rather than later. Since we aim to please, here she is. You can find her on twitter @vegas_aces, but the best way to contact her is via email heather@vegas-aces.com.

One more thing. We’re continuing to support Adam from the Vegas Fanboy podcast who has created a limited edition t-shirt with the proceeds going to the non-profit organization Pangea Educational Development. To buy the t-shirt or to make a donation, click here.

Episode 22 – Outside Vegas

gsJune 3, 2016 – This episode we’re lucky to have Neil & Annaleis from the Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks podcast to share a bunch of their Vegas adventures. We talk about casino jail, twerking and poolside cabanas. Another one of those adventures was a trip where Neil went kite sailing at the salt flats over in Primm, Nevada.

Since he did some cool stuff off strip, we paired their story with a great interview about an off strip property. We talked to Max who is the General Manager over at the Gold Strike Hotel & Casino in Jean, Nevada. Just 15 minutes from the strip, it’s located next to the new Seven Magic Mountains art installation. Stop by and say hi to Max and he’ll take care of you.

One more thing. Adam from the Vegas Fanboy podcast has created a limited edition t-shirt with the proceeds going to the non-profit organization Pangea Educational Development.  To buy the t-shirt or to make a donation, click here.

Episode 21 – Crashing In Vegas

mcMay 20, 2016 – Our 1 year anniversary. We started this thing on May 31, 2015 and we’d like to thank all of our guests who have shared their stories. We also thank all of our listeners. Thank you for listening and supporting us!

Octopus Caveman (@octopuscaveman on twitter) joins me for the trip report about 360 Vegas’ Vegas Vacation 3. Mark put together a great trip and I met a lot of wonderful people. Thank you Mark, Tony, Keren and Alastair for being great hosts.

In the What Happend In Vegas story segment, Octopus Caveman shares his story about crashing at the Bellagio.

Last we give you a sample of our new podcast Dave. You can follow Dave on twitter @davepodcast.

Episode 20 – The Bright Side of Vegas

vbMay 6, 2016 – I start the show with a shout-out to listener Ed and the Due For A Win podcast.

In the What Happened In Vegas story segment, Todd Gades (@yoeleven_ on twitter) shares his story of misfortune turned to fortune. We also talk about his free e-book How A Math Nerd Plays Craps. You can find it on the home page of youcanbetonthat.com on the left, under the “follow us” icons.

Last we talk to Michael from VegasBright.com who tells us about the origin of this website & podcast. We also trade our favorite five things to do in Vegas. We also shout-out Scott from vitalvegas.com and Jim and Derek’s youtube channel.