If you thought Las Vegas was the glitz capital of the world, think
again. For 12 hours, beginning at sundown on New Year's Eve, the
first Overproduced Millennium Event award will go to...Egypt.
Yes, the land of the Pharaohs will host a multi-media spectacle
the likes of which hasn't been seen since Cher.
At midnight on Dec. 31, a 30-foot gilded pyramid will be stuck
up on the cropped top of the Great Pyramid as a laser light show
plays off the historic landscape and fireworks burst overhead.
Meanwhile, a 12-hour opera will run through the night on a
215,000-square-foot stage built to hold a cast of 1,000.
Egypt's Culture Ministry coughed up nearly $10 million for this
extravaganza, which will be televised live to 50 countries around
I think I'll call my cable company. I'll be home that night.