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Jason Scavone

Jason Scavone

Editor, Daily Fiasco

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Scavone is a 1998 graduate of Lex Luthor University, where he majored in Mad Science with a minor in evil Business Administration. He has since been a nonstop disappointment to his mother by failing to put that education to work, and instead taken up residence as editor of DailyFiasco.com. Although he still maintains a hobbyist’s interest in devising a chemical formula that when slipped into their respective water supplies will bring both Metropolis and Gotham City to their knees, he spends most of his time curating Fiasco, which he describes as “Las Vegas’ drinkingest, fightingest and handsomest nightlife, entertainment and gossip blog."

Gossip

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Derek Jeter and Katy Perry Offer Lessons in Graceful Transitions

You don’t always see them when they’re there, but every so often, life presents you with opportunities to pivot, to transition gracefully from one moment to the next. Derek Jeter, for example, pivoted perfectly last week from “baseball player” to “object of wistful melancholy for a time when the Yankees weren’t dangerously close to being worse than the Blue Jays.” Read More

Film

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With $4.1M Remaining for Tax Credit, What’s Next for the Film Office?

If you’re looking to get a gig as one of the 6,500 workers slinging lithium at the new Tesla Gigafactory in Storey County, the state legislature’s September 11 vote to authorize about $1.3 billion in tax breaks to get Elon Musk’s Wonka Facotry-for-Batteries secure in its new home was a godsend. If you’re trying to get Paul Blart: Mall Cop 3 done on the cheap, though, the deal is somewhat more Read More

Gossip

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The Swan Songs of Summer

It’s happening, whether you like it or not. Summer has one thin weekend left on the calendar before the big, official Labor Day blowout. Sure, the pools will stay open for another month or so, and the temperature won’t dip in any meaningful way for at least another three weeks. But the end is nigh. Read More

Gossip

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Not-So-Fabulous Las Vegas

There have been worse weeks in the world of Las Vegas entertainment and sports. It’s just that those ones tend to involve things like the MGM fire disrupting show schedules, or the NFL deciding once and for all that no one in the city could ever say “Super Bowl” in public ever again. Or Jeff Dunham signing a residency here. Read More