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Las Vegas podcasters and journalists Steve Friess and Miles Smith take you inside Sin City with major celebrity interviews, tourist tips and trivia questions.

Las Vegas podcasters and journalists Steve Friess and Miles Smith take you inside Sin City with major celebrity interviews, tourist tips and trivia questions.
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Las Vegas podcasters and journalists Steve Friess and Miles Smith take you inside Sin City with major celebrity interviews, tourist tips and trivia questions.

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Episodes

The Finale

9/9/2011
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**NOTE: It is strongly recommended you not unsubscribe from this feed after you download this episode. The regular show is over, but it is possible some additional interviews and other specials might be placed in the feed from time to time.** After six years, this is the final regular episode of The Strip. The show, which debuted on Sept. 1, 2005, was co-hosted by journalists and life partners Miles Smith and Steve Friess. In this emotional episode, the duo recount the top 10 moments of...

Duration:01:36:40

SPECIAL REISSUE: The Very First Episode!

9/6/2011
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This is a special reissue of the first episode of what would become The Strip. We called it Vegas S&M when we debuted on Sept. 1, 2005. The final episode of the program was recorded on Sept. 5, 2011.

Duration:00:56:52

SPECIAL: Steve's Valedictory Speech To Lambda

8/26/2011
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Steve addressed Las Vegas' gay chamber of commerce, Lambda Business and Professional Association, on August 10, 2011. In these comments, he reflects on the progress and challenges facing Las Vegas' GLBT community.

Duration:00:41:20

SPECIAL: Steve on LVW Radio Discussing the Jockey Club Story

8/25/2011
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Steve appeared on the Las Vegas Weekly's Radio Mag on KUNV 91.5 FM on Aug. 11 to discuss the Jockey Club and his LVW cover story about it. The interviewer is LVW Editor Sarah Feldberg.

Duration:00:28:59

SPECIAL: Steve's KNPR Exit Interview

8/23/2011
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Steve Friess' exit interview on KNPR on 8/10/11 as he prepares to leave for a Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Duration:00:27:26

SPECIAL: Steve On KNPR On Eureka, NV

8/22/2011
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The economy might seem mired in recession in Southern Nevada but elsewhere the sick economy is creating a boom - the gold-mining counties have little or no unemployment, construction work for those who want it and the good times are rolling. This counter-cyclical boom is the other side of the bubble that burst in 2008. Steve Friess has been up in Eureka County to experience first hand what is happening with the healthiest part of our state economy.

Duration:00:20:20

EXTRA BLOOPERS!

8/21/2011
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We had some extra bloopers. In this file, we fight and bitch at each other (lovingly, riiiight?) and there's lots about our studio antics. Fun stuff.

Duration:00:18:04

FINALLY! BLOOPERPALOOZA!

8/21/2011
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FINAL TRIVIA: What was the first major hotel-casino to open after Steve arrived in Vegas on 9/9/96 to begin working at the Review-Journal? If you know it, email us at TheStripPodcast@aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by 9/3/11. if you get it right, we send you something. Period. Everything must go. Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Open & Banter: Start to 36ish Intro/End-Show Bloopers : 36:45-44ish Wordplay Bloopers:...

Duration:01:55:47

The Real George Wallace?

8/7/2011
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TRIVIA Q: Who has appeared on The Strip the most times in the history of the show? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by Aug 12. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Site: TheStripPodcast.Com E-mail: TheStripPodcast@aol.com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Open & Banter: Start to 18ish George Wallace Part I: 24ish--51ish Trivia/Poll/Letters:...

Duration:01:34:15

Charlie Palmer, Hall of Famer

7/31/2011
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TRIVIA Q: Who has appeared on The Strip the most times in the history of the show? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by Aug 12. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Site: TheStripPodcast.Com E-mail: TheStripPodcast@aol.com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Open & Banter: Start to 18ish Charlie Palmer: 18-50ish Trivia/Poll/Letters: 51ish-1:04ish Hal Sparks...

Duration:01:16:13

Thomas & Smack

7/22/2011
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TRIVIA Q: Go to TheStripPodcast.Com or VegasHappensHere.Com and listen to the 3-second clip, then tell us who the guest was for that show? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by July 27. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Site: TheStripPodcast.Com E-mail: TheStripPodcast@aol.com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Twitter: @TheStripPodcast The design genius behind Mirage, Bellagio...

Duration:01:54:52

STRIP EXTRA: JUBILEE'S TOP ALUM

7/18/2011
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In addition to our regular episode interview with Jubilee! showrunner Fluff LaCoque, we’re also marking the 30 anniversary of the vintage vegas showgirl production with this conversation with the show’s most successful alumna, Tina Walsh. As you’re about to hear, Walsh came to Vegas from Texas as a young actress determined to put in a few months as a singer and dancer for Jubilee! Instead, she stayed in the show for eight years, then starred in EFX with Michael Crawford, Tommy Tune and...

Duration:00:51:16

Fluff LaCoque's Jubilee!

7/17/2011
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This former Nevada governor's dad had mob ties and invested with the likes of Dave Berman, Gus Greenbaum and a dude nicknamed Ice Pick. Who was it? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by July 20. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Open & Banter: Start to 41ish Fluff LaCoque Part I: 41-103ish Trivia/Poll/Letters:...

Duration:01:40:40

SPECIAL REISSUE: Terry Lanni From April 2008

7/15/2011
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Welcome to a special edition of The Strip. Former MGM Mirage CEO Terry Lanni has died. To commemorate the occasion, we are re-issuing our April 2008 interview with Lanni, who entered the gaming business as C.F.O. for Caesars World Inc in 1977 and went on to be president of that company before becoming president and C.E.O of what was then MGM Grand Inc in 1995. In 2000, he oversaw the buyout of Mirage Resorts, and in late 2008 he resigned his post at the helm of what by then was known as...

Duration:00:36:16

Annie Duke's New Deal

7/9/2011
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The father of what Pulitzer Prize winning former New York Times reporter was once the entertainment director of a major Vegas resort? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by July 13. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Open & Banter: Start to 20ish Annie Duke: 21-51ish Trivia/Poll/Letters: 52ish-1:01 Shelley Berkley:...

Duration:01:17:54

SPECIAL: INSIDE THE PLAZA RENOVATION (NORMAL EDITION)

7/5/2011
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**NOTE: VISIT THESTRIPPOCAST.COM OR VEGASHAPPENSHERE.COM TO FIND THE FLICKR SLIDESHOW THAT CORRESPONDS/ILLUSTRATES THIS EPISODE. ALSO, IF YOU HAVE AN IPOD CAPABLE OF PLAYING ENHANCED FILES, CHECK THE PODCAST FEED AGAIN TO DOWNLOAD THAT VERSION OF THIS AND THERE PHOTOS WILL APPEAR TO CORRESPOND (MOSTLY) WITH THE DISCUSSION.** This is audio from that walk-around, which also includes conversations with CEO Tony Santo about the process of buying all the furnishings from the never-to-open...

Duration:00:49:58

Phil Satre Will Not Be Harrahfied

6/30/2011
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The father of what Pulitzer Prize winning former New York Times reporter was once the entertainment director of a major Vegas resort? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by July 6. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Open & Banter: Start to 25ish Phil Satre Part I: 26-58ish Trivia/Poll/Letters: 58ish-1:06 Phil Satre Part II:...

Duration:01:55:12

EXTRA: Celine's Backup

6/24/2011
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What is the only Nevada lake to empty into the sea? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by June 29. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. As always, our website is TheStripPodcast.Com, our voice mail line is 702-997-3300, email us at TheStripPodcast.Com and follow me on Twitter at TheStripPodcast.Com. And remember, a donation of $25 or more to the show will get you anything on our prizelist which presently...

Duration:00:30:37

He's Got Celine's Back

6/24/2011
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What is the only Nevada lake to empty into the sea? Know it? E-mail TheStripPodcast [at] aol.com or call 702-997-3300 by June 29. If we draw your correct answer, you pick from the prize list at TheStripPodcast.Com. Twitter: @TheStripPodcast Blog: VegasHappensHere.Com Voicemail: 702-997-3300 Open & Banter: Start to 24ish Ken Ehrlich Part I: 24-58ish Trivia/Poll/Letters: 59-59ish Ken Ehrlich Part II: 1:00-1:25ish TSTToTW: 1:25-end This week on The Strip: It was by far the most hyped –...

Duration:00:49:59

SPECIAL: Steve Wynn Claims He Voted For Obama

6/20/2011
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Audio of Steve Wynn on Fox News with Frank Luntz before an audience on 6/19/2011 claiming he voted for Obama.

Duration:00:05:57