Behind the Bar Exam: Horse Around Bar at Circus Circus

The Famous Emily & I

The Famous Emily & I at the Horse Around Bar

People have been telling me that I have the best job on earth with my Bar Exam column for the Las Vegas Weekly. Generally, it goes like this: “What? You have to go to bars and write about them? That must be the best job on earth!”

If the job paid a million dollars a year, perhaps it would be. But since it doesn’t, I settle for the priceless joy of creative expression and tax write-offs. Sometimes, I even get to indulge myself with well-placed (if I do say so myself) Hunter S. Thompson quotes. As I did in last week’s edition of Bar Exam, which focused on Fear and Lothing in Las Vegas‘ famous Merry-Go-Round Bar.

The above photo captures my first trip to the famed bar. The famous Emily, who appears in 90% of my LV Weekly articles, is radiant in red. She is holding an empty container of pink cotton candy (popcorn not pictured).

Read it here: Horse-Around Bar at Circus Circus

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8 responses to “Behind the Bar Exam: Horse Around Bar at Circus Circus

  1. But why does Emily look so grumpy in that picture?!

  2. I’d be Grumpy too.

  3. Don’t worry. She soon cheered up after I shared my blue cotton candy. I miss you, Emily!

  4. I’m starting to think that the only other person who cares about the Horse Around is CMoonReed.

  5. Matty, I hope that many, many people care about the Horse Around bar. Do you know of any? Maybe we should start a fan club. Get some t-shirts made?

  6. I love the carousel bar.

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