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
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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?
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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.