A Moment of Bliss on the Vegas Strip That Soon Will Fade Away

Hamilton Nolan · 05/02/15 12:37PM

An old man sitting on the wall outside the MGM Grand yesterday and smoking a cigarette regarded the protesters streaming by dubiously. “Hey, they say don’t hit women,” he said out loud to no one. “A woman hit me, I’m hittin her back!”

The No Money Team

Hamilton Nolan · 05/01/15 12:17PM

In the sixth round last night, the fight started in the crowd.

The Black Hole of Mayweather-Pacquiao

Hamilton Nolan · 04/30/15 01:27PM

“It’s Jamie Foxx!” The young man standing outside the MGM’s KA Theatre grabbed his girlfriend’s arm. “There! Walking this way!”

It Is Fight Week and Las Vegas Is a Timeless Vortex

Hamilton Nolan · 04/29/15 12:39PM

“You here for the fight?” said my cab driver, who looked like a less successful Guy Fieri. “I used to work for referee Jay Nady, the highest grossing boxing referee of all time.” He gestured out the window at a stoplight. “See that cab? That’s Jay Nady’s cab company right there. The ones with the ‘A.’ The ‘A’ is for asshole. Fuck that guy.”