Here are a few pop culture tidbits that caught our eye this week.

Here are a few pop culture tidbits that caught our eye this week.

▶ Casinos in Atlantic City and London allege that 10-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey cheated in winning millions at baccarat; Ivey says it’s just smart playing. Cheating (noun): A word that means whatever casinos want it to mean whenever somebody wins too big.

■ The Internet buzzes with allegations that Apple’s new iPhone, already criticized for being unintentionally bendy, catches hair between its glass face and aluminum case. It’s not a glitch, it’s a feature.

■ USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for six months after the Olympic swimmer’s DUI arrest. Grounded … literally.

■ The bizarro 1990-91 series “Twin Peaks” will return to TV in 2016. And it still won’t be nearly as bizarre as any episode of “Real Housewives … “


Celebrity photographer dedicates dance book to Las Vegas shooting victims
Behind the scenes with local celebrity photographer Jerry Metellus as he talks about his Dance For Vegas coffee book dedicated to the 58 victims of the October 1 shooting. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Dreamsickle Kids Foundation founder Gina Glass talks awareness
Gina Glass, 35, founded Dreamsickle Kids Foundation to raise awareness for sickle cell disease in Nevada. (Jessie Bekker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Meadows School founding kindergarten teacher retires after 34 years at the school
Linda Verbon, founder of the The Meadows School's kindergarten program and the first faculty member hired at the school, retired in the spring after 34 years at The Meadows. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kids become firefighters at Fire Station 98 open house
Henderson residents wore fire hats, learned about CPR and met firefighters at the Fire Station 98 open house Saturday, August 11, 2018. (Marcus Villagran Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
People from all over the world attend RollerCon 2018
RollerCon 2018 is a five-day convention focused on the roller derby community and culture at Westgate in Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Camp Broadway teaches kids how to sing and dance
The Smith Center's seventh annual Camp Broadway musical theater program gives 150 kids ages 6-17 an opportunity to learn musical theater skills from industry professionals over a five-day period. Marcus Villagran/ Las Vegas Review-Journal @brokejournalist
Las Vegas police officer on being PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door
Las Vegas police officer David Anthony talks vegan lifestyle and how he feels about being voted PETA's sexiest Vegan next door from his home on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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