Joshua Ellis

Joshua Ellis is a Pulitzer-nominated journalist and former Las Vegas CityLife columnist.

In his spare time, he makes music ( http://legbaandsons.bandcamp.com ) and plays with his cat and his wife, not in that order.

Joshua Ellis’s Dispatches

  1. An American Vampire In Juarez: Getting My Teeth Pulled In Mexico's Most Notorious Border Town

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 4:24 p.m. November, 26 2012

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  2. Not hope, not change, but more of the same

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 2:23 p.m. November, 6 2012

    The first time I voted was in the 2000 election. I was registered Libertarian back then, not out of any particular political conviction but because they were the party who ...

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  3. An Inconvenient Tooth: Epilogue

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 2:13 p.m. September, 30 2012

    (Previously: "Tears are running out of my eyes down my numb cheeks and my hands are shaking." Our correspondent gets what he came for)

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  4. An Inconvenient Tooth: Part Four

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 7:19 p.m. September, 29 2012

    (Previously: Our correspondent finally makes it to the dentist's chair, but not before receiving a masterclass in The Violence)

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  5. An Inconvenient Tooth: Part Three

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 11:01 p.m. September, 27 2012

    (Previously: Our correspondent crosses into Juarez and into the arms of a midget prostitute with a stroller)

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  6. An Inconvenient Tooth: Part Two

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 9:23 p.m. September, 26 2012

    (Previously: Our correspondent arrives in El Paso ahead of his Mexican dental adventure)

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  7. An Inconvenient Tooth, Part One

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 2:05 p.m. September, 24 2012

    The advice I keep getting about visiting Juarez from the cops and the DEA guys and the writers and even WikiTravel is simply don’t.

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  8. An Inconvenient Tooth: Prologue

    A report by Joshua Ellis, 2:52 p.m. September, 12 2012

    Cuidad Juárez is the largest city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, which lies mostly to the south of Texas and New Mexico. Juárez (as it’s colloquially known) has the ...

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