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<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil is scheduled to speak Feb. 10 at the Barrick Lecture Series at UNLV. He believes increasing technology is the next stage of evolution and that humans will will be organically bonding with their machines.</p>

And miles to go, perhaps

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The universe is a psychopath. It doesn’t care, one way or the other, whether or not we live or die...

Duck Dynasty, Dennis and other dicks

Jan 16, 2014 10:14am
The Icelandic Phallological Museum, founded in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1997, is home to...

Public Education Year In Review: Who’s the enemy?

Updated: Jan 06, 2014 8:56am
Back in the day, they put Socrates and Jesus, both teachers, to death for striving for...

Tony and the big one

Dec 19, 2013 8:30am
Before I launch into the Clark County School Board’s recent randy discussion about its...

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Chip Mosher: ‘A culture more accepting of these acts’

Updated: Feb 28, 2013 2:01pm
On April 1, 1956, local police arrested an intoxicated nude woman walking near the Main Street and Bonanza Road intersection. A newspaper dubbed her “Lady Godiva sans equine.” More recently, on Feb....
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Chip Mosher: Teachers unchained

Feb 13, 2013 6:54pm
When a person gets kicked down so low he has to jump up to touch bottom, perhaps freedom truly is “just another word for nothing left to lose.” That’s the premise of Quentin Tarantino’s latest film,...

Chip Mosher: Teachers’ horrible union

Jan 30, 2013 5:38pm
Sometimes it’s all you can do to wrap your head around it. But that’s the human race for ya. Bad shit really does happen to some very good people. And today we’re gonna talk about nasty things being...
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Chip Mosher: Screw the pooch

Updated: Jan 16, 2013 4:33pm
I’ll get to the death of public education in a minute. But first, my mind is on Lake Havasu City resident Brittany Sonnier, 20, recently charged with crimes against nature for having sex with her...

Chip Mosher: New Year with a bang

Jan 04, 2013 12:19pm
“Guns, guns, guns!”— from RoboCopTwenty dead kids in Connecticut doesn’t quite have the same rock and roll ring as four dead in Ohio. But, however you slice it, the beat of America goes on. And on....

Chip Mosher: The year in education

Updated: Dec 21, 2012 1:38pm
2012: The year that, some have said, the world would end. Also the year the word “fuck” first appeared in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Perhaps Merriam-Webster simply wanted to legitimize...
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Chip Mosher: November in a teacher’s soul

Nov 21, 2012 10:34pm
I had to laugh. Recently, Garth Brooks quit three years into a five-year deal with Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn. Though he cut the gig short, Brooks was allowed to keep a private jet Wynn gave him as...
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Chip Mosher: Touched with madness

Nov 07, 2012 4:47pm
Tell me I’m dreaming. The Las Vegas moral brigade — a county commissioner, a rape crisis maven and the Hard Rock Hotel — are up in arms over the poster for a local Guns N’ Roses concert.Seriously,...

Chip Mosher: Satan in our schools

Oct 24, 2012 6:39pm
“Something wicked this way comes.”— ShakespeareThe battle for good and evil is almost over in America. And everybody knows, as Leonard Cohen sings, the good guys are losing.During the past decade,...
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Columnist Chip Mosher on anti-education film Won’t Back Down

Oct 10, 2012 9:05pm
In Won’t Back Down, the latest misleading film about school reform, Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a hot, slutty, single-mom bartender, who gets guys drunk, then, after getting off work, has sex with them....