Henry Rollins has spent a lifetime and career speaking his mind and during a recent working visit he wasn't about to let the neon jungle of Las Vegas off the hook. The author, actor and former front man for Black Flag and the Rollins Band, fills his regular LA Weekly column with dismay at the "hollowness" of Vegas, the "cheap and boring" lack of originality and labels the Strip attractions, "amateur hour for chumps."
Inspired by Joseph Conrad, filtered through Apocalypse Now, he drifts up Las Vegas Boulevard to discover deep in the heart of darkness sits Donny and Marie and advertising for other "faces of the apocalypse."
You know Guy Fieri, that porcine man with the spiked, peroxided hair on television who eats high-calorie food for a living? He's on the roof billboards of taxis all over the city. That guy must laugh his ass off every day. It's the end of the world and he knows it.
Rollins was here to tape a future segment on the city for his 10 Things You Don't Know About cable TV show which airs on the History Channel.
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