Episode 46 – The Last Tangle In Paris

April 5, 2018 – What should you do when a Vegas employee steps out of line? Julian from the Vegas Confessions podcast has a story about an unfortunate incident with a power tripping casino ambassador. We explore this issue and come up with some answers with the help of Faces and Aces Consumer Advocate Aaron, and Dub from the iHeartGeek podcast.

Topics on this episode:

FnA Minute
• @onlywords1 PaidItForward at the fast food drive thru! Good on ya Christopher!
• We’re going to be running the 5K and half marathon this November in Vegas.
• Chris from the Vegas Bun Boy Show has announced BunFest2018 to be held in London this July 21st. For more information reach out to @VegasBunBoy on twitter.

Faces Segment
Vegas Confessions Podcast
twitter: @vegasconfessionspod

Aces Segment
IHeartGeek website
twitter: @iheargeekshow

If you would like Aaron to consider taking on your dispute, you can email me, chris@facesandaceslv.com and I will pass it on to Aaron.

A few upperclassmen podcasts that I tip my hat to:
360 Vegas, Tipping the Odds Las Vegas, You Can Bet On That and Five Hundy By Midnight

There’s also a bonus segment at the end of the episode with the guys from Vegas Confessions! Be sure to stick around for it!

Episode 45 – No Pain No Gain

March 22, 2018 – Why destroy yourself in Vegas? Why not get in a workout and use Vegas as a motivation to get healthy? This episode we explore a couple of fun ways to either start a health regimen or continue your commitment to fitness while in Vegas.

I also talk to Cousin Vito from Cousin Vito’s Casino Podcast about the upcoming East Coast meetup, Gamblepalooza.

Topics on this episode:

FnA Minute
• Thanks to Dub from IHeartGeekShow for the useful info about lost and found in Vegas.
• Add a shot of vanilla vodka the next time you order a home brewed root beet at Ellis Island Casino.
• Good on ya @daniel0cean316 for your #PayItForward!

Gamblepalooza Segment
Gamblepalooza this April 20 & 21
Cousin Vito’s Casino
You Can Bet On That
Vegas Confessions

Faces Segment
Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon

Aces Segment
Pole Fitness Studio
Pole Expo
Fawnia Mondey
Yoga With Dolphins at The Mirage
Wand Fight Team

More Vegas Workout Experiences
Racked Vegas – 14 Crazy Workouts in Las Vegas
Trip Savvy – Get A Workout on Your Las Vegas Vacation

A few new podcasts worth checking out:
The Bettor Life
Bourbon And Branch

Episode 44 – Pay It Forward

March 8, 2018 – The show returns with a story from Melissa Navinsky (@BornToPharm) about #58RandomActsOfKindness and an interview with professional gambler Marcus Mitchell (@GuyNSinCity) about #PayItForward. You can also find Marcus on Facebook.

I’m also talk about my leaving my podcast equipment behind in Vegas and my experience with trying to get my stuff back from the hotel. Phil States (@pstatesmd) accompanied me to pick up my gear and we discuss the treasures that can be found in the Lost and Found department at The Linq.

Other topics on this episode:

Thank you to Chris the host of the Vegas Bun Boy Show (@VegasBunBoy) for allowing me to contribute to his holiday episode.

FnA Minute
• Thanks to Mark for the invitation to be a part of Vegas Vacation 6! Check out the 360 Vegas website for more details
• Congrats to The Pod Bay Door Podcast on their 1 year anniversary!
• Congrats to Las Vegas Junkie for being named the #2 podcast to listen to by the Las Vegas Weekly
• Thank you to Mark from You Can Bet On That for the correction from the previous episode.

Lost & Found

Chargerback.com
Chargerback reviews
Las Vegas Review Journal article

A few new podcasts worth checking out:
Vegas Confessions
Las Vegas Junkie
Travel Fanboy
Vegas Untz
Vegas Bun Boy Show

Episode 43 – Ocean’s 14SB

February 21, 2018 – I’m joined by Shane (@shanemields), Tom (@vegas_nerd), Job B (@jonEMTP),  Jidan (@Mrs_Shadowen) & Randy (@RandoShadow) and Eric (@erosenthal1029) to talk about our recent Vegas meetup at Ocean’s 14SB.

Thanks to Tipping the Odds: Las Vegas, Travel Fanboy and Vegas Confessions for having me on their shows recently. To hear these episodes click on the links above.

For more info about Vegas Vacation 6 check out the 360 Vegas website and for more info about ZorkFest check out the Travel Zork website.

To hear more about Oceans14SB check out episodes from:

Vegas Confessions
Las Vegas Junkie
Tipping the Odds Las Vegas

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

 

 

 

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