Jack Sheehan, GamingToday

Jack Sheehan


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Jack:

Ready for ‘21

Going Out - Lifestyle: To borrow from Elizabeth Barrett Browning: How do I love thee, 2021, let me count the ways. → Read More

The memories are still fresh, still painful

Industry: It was the night now immortalized as “1 October,” when the most horrific mass shooting in American history occurred, Tina Cartwright shares her story. → Read More

Chronicling Vegas has rich history

Going Out: If you live in or have love for Las Vegas, I suggest two books: Hunter S. Thompson’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” and John Gregory Dunne’s → Read More

Documentaries are hard to make

Going Out: Like so many of us in the couch-bound world we currently inhabit, I have been digesting streaming documentary films by the bushel lately. → Read More

Adjusting to new normal after Corona

Going Out: It’s a weird feeling, one I can’t compare to any other time. I’m referring of course to the reopening last week of the Las Vegas Strip. → Read More

Uncertainty has been dominant

Going Out: It drives people nuts that there is no certainty about what will happen both short- and long-term with this coronavirus. → Read More

One sure thing, town will recover

Industry: As I’m sure all readers of Gaming Today have learned through the years, it is the sure-thing bet that burns you like wildfire. → Read More

No traffic jams on this road

Going Out: Snaking its way 3,100 miles across the middle of America is U.S. Highway 50, sometimes called the Heartland Highway. → Read More

Iconic Landmarks for Vegas

Nearly every famous city in the world has an iconic landmark. | Vegas|Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas Sign Landmarks|GamingToday → Read More

Who is a real Las Vegan?

Going Out: When I told my seatmate that I had been in Las Vegas over 40 years, she said, “Oh, you’re a real Las Vegan.” → Read More

New decade dawns for Las Vegas

Race/Sports: I’m always thankful to have made it to another holiday season, as we golfers say, on the right side of the divot. → Read More

I’m put out of my misery

I no longer have to worry about whether my alma mater Oregon will make the national college football playoffs. → Read More

With so much to offer, why leave?

Industry: Nearly all of us in Las Vegas came here from somewhere else. I can count the true natives I know in our city on my fingers and toes. → Read More

Memories of 9/11 endure forever in Las Vegas

Industry: When remembering 9/11, those of us who love and embrace Las Vegas vividly remember where we were that day, and how the tragedy impacted our → Read More

The Las Vegas ‘Wish list’ has evolved

Going Out: Vegas Vibe | We all have our wish lists, those five or six things we could add to our lives, or change if we had the power. → Read More

Fitting ‘sloth’ description perfectly

Going Out: Vegas Vibe | A few years ago, Las Vegas Life assigned seven writers to take one of the seven deadly sins and pen an essay as to how that sin related → Read More

No handbook on freelancing

Other Sports: Vegas Vibe | Had there been a ‘How To’ manual for becoming a freelance writer, I would have snatched it up 45 years ago and saved myself a lot of → Read More

‘Sneer Factor’ part of charm

Industry: Vegas Vibe | I’m amused by the opinions of journalists who land in Las Vegas and then return home and write the definitive article on our city. → Read More

Valley of Fire still hot to visit

Going Out: Vegas Vibe | For if Las Vegas is a showcase of 20th Century corporate expansion and booming technology, then Valley of Fire is a mural of nature → Read More

Better grades, better career?

Other Sports: Vegas Vibe | The story that broke last month about all the large payoffs made by rich parents with no scruples to get their unqualified children into → Read More