worth watching right to the end…
Thanks @sirsteveyoung for forwarding this one, made me smile :-)
Menu at The Burger Bar in Las Vegas – the only place I've ever been given a choice of four types of beef for my burger (not to mention four types of bun and a selection of 12 different toppings!)Read More
Business pleasure or pleasure?
Las Vegas is a strange place, I think it’s the nearest you can get to what you might imagine a parallel universe to be. An hedonistic alternate reality where society is dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure, and nothing else matters. Big corporations own big hotels & casinos, theatres and night entertainment venues, all designed to separate you from your hard-earned cash in exchange for giving you some great experiences.
I found myself somewhat in conflict at first in Las Vegas; I loathe the incessant commercialism of corporate America, avoiding McDonalds or Disney as much as I can. I hate tourist tat and tourist gimmicks. So by all reasonable logic I should have hated Las Vegas – as the epitomy of everything I think is wrong with the world. But somehow I didn’t. I actually really liked it. And it took me a long time to figure out why.Read More