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Satire: Spaced Invaders

Spaced Invaders

Started as a prank event on Facebook, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” had more than 2 million people signed on to attend the September 20 gathering (now festival) near the secret military base and rumored site of alien technology. Should any of them attempt to invade Area 51, what can they expect? Here’s the latest intel on the mysterious installation.

(Editor's note: Scott Dickensheets no longer works for Nevada Public Radio)
As a longtime journalist in Southern Nevada, native Las Vegan Andrew Kiraly has served as a reporter covering topics as diverse as health, sports, politics, the gaming industry and conservation. He joined Desert Companion in 2010, where he has helped steward the magazine to become a vibrant monthly publication that has won numerous honors for its journalism, photography and design, including several Maggie Awards.