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I know! We'll feature a human tornado with boxing gloves for a head!

Sure, this may be gross self-promotion at its most bald and blatant, but local attorney Glen Lerner is having a contest to make his next commercial. Hey, if it's a chance to introduce some originality and taste -- daresay decorum? -- into local attorney commercials -- a whirling hypestorm of false urgency and contrived concern and all manner of grim and doe-eyed and awkward hideosity -- we're all for it.

It's at least mildly promising that contest flyers were fluttering about at last night's 48 Hour Film Project Las Vegas screening at the Suncoast. Faves: "Zombie Intervention" and "Lady and the Chap."

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.