Vegas casinos place their bets on TV tie-ins

LAS VEGAS — Playing slots is a lot like watching television. Both require sitting on your ass and pushing buttons. So it’s no wonder TV show graphics are on many of the slot machines found in Las Vegas casinos. Even The Simpsons –noticeable by its absence in casino slots the last time I visited Vegas… Read on



Vegas slot machines: let the TV games begin

LAS VEGAS–The big game in Vegas these days seems to be television. Not just in terms of production (Pawn Stars, American Restoration and Counting Cars all shoot there), but in terms of gaming.Walking through the casinos, you can’t miss the many TV-themed slot machines. There’s a big bank of Sex and the City machines, usually… Read on


Today’s sitcoms: the vagina monologues

Isn’t it curious how you can say all kinds of S#*! on television that you still can’t say in print?I’ve been wanting for several weeks now to comment on how raunchy the new sitcoms were this season. The pilot for 2 Broke Girls, for example, showed a customer in a restaurant snapping his fingers at… Read on