Let’s Just Stay Home!

Donn James

Donn James

We’ve got to do something about Las Vegas and since everyone who goes there acts like they’re in a parallel universe when they get there, I think we should move it to the moon. And with all the money we’re spending to build the wall there won’t be enough leftover to build a giant corral (since everyone who goes to Vegas acts like an ass) around the city so I think giving Las Vegas its own celestial body is a satisfactory compromise. The PR department can come up with catchy slogans or campaigns to attract other aliens, “Come see earthlings destroy a city outside their natural environment” or “What happens in Vegas wasn’t always staying in Vegas so we had to move it farther away.”
I don’t get it. I have nice, normal friends around here…that is to say they’re spoiled and entitled but reasonably sane most of the time but then they go to Vegas and act like an extra that’s been killed four times on The Walking Dead. If you go there you almost have to carry a wooden stake with you just in case you have to stab some zombie in the heart. It’s not gender-specific either because I know women you think are Mary Poppins around here but let them cross the state line and see the lights of Vegas and all of a sudden they’re Tila Tequila or…Cruella DeVille. Men who normally are soccer dads, granite salesmen or bank managers morph into lame hipsters with soul patches and man buns as if it was still 1997 or they turn into something they think will be a hit with the “ladies” as if drinking beer out of a glow-in-the-dark funnel while standing on your head in a swimming pool was an extraordinary feat and not something everyone could do.
Vegas has long been a destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties and that’s another good reason to move this hell to another planet. You cannot go there without seeing a gaggle of young women woo-wooing their way through a casino and the highlight of their evening appears to be when the bride-to-be has a bottle of champagne in one hand, a tiara perched precariously on her head and begins throwing up in a planter near the nickel slots. And the herd of men is certainly no better and possibly worse as they roam the casino in search of a woman willing to send the groom-to-be off to marriage in style because they’ve apparently pooled their money and are trying to give the groom the gift of an STD. This will put a whole new spin on the tagline, “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.”
None of this makes it right or excuses Vegas, but the whole idea of what might be crazy here is normal in Vegas makes for some interesting entertainment. If you miss the nude lady pushing her Lhaso Apso in a baby stroller while reciting a soliloquy from King Lear, she’s probably on a break so just walk around the block. If I did half of the things I’ve seen in Vegas I would either be dead, beaten up or arrested and while you might feel Vegas is nice and gives you some sort of mental or physical release, I don’t like visiting a city where people leave their morals at the door.

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