ARTICLES BY Kevin Paul Giordano

First Signs of Life in the Desert Outside of Las Vegas

Kevin Paul Giordano


If you’ve ever driven to Vegas on a wild itch to burn some money, raise hell, or…cough…take the family for a good wholesome time, you may have witnessed the grandeur of some of the sites that surround it, the desert in all its glory at sunset, the jackrabbits, cacti and purple silhouettes of mountains, or a little project from the Depression days known as the Hoover Dam. Vegas teems with desperation, and so does that which surrounds it.  Here’s a story from Kevin Paul Giordano, art by Danny Jock.