Author Profile: Scott Dickensheets

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Scott Dickensheets edits the Las Vegas Weekly, and his writing has appeared in Esquire, Playboy and other magazines. He is chagrined to admit that he recently burned a CD for the first time.
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Life Lessons from a Motorcycle Safety Course
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 1 December 2010
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A midlife crisis can be a good thing. What if it’s really a preemptive emotional turmoil meant to warn you of a dangerous stagnation in your mind, body, soul, marriage or career? A kind of idiot light blinking just before things start to seize up and you get, you know, old?

Is it An Education, or is it Memorex?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 3 May 2010
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All I knew about jazz before that afternoon was that my cousin drummed for a Dixieland outfit in Sacramento, and that I hated Dixieland. This was something new and unexpected.