A woman went to a meet-and-greet for the band Boston recently and she told the group, “This is show No. 114 for me.” Boston guitarist Gary Pihl thought, “Wow, that’s more shows than my wife’s been to.”
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Trivia time. Who co-wrote “Rainbow Connection” for the Muppets, “Evergreen” for Barbara Streisand, the theme song for “The Love Boat,” and lyrics for Daft Punk’s album of the year? This guy.
“I couldn’t believe how dark my life was. Throughout all that darkness, I always wanted to see. I always wanted to do something with my life. I just was struggling to find what.”
Iliza Shlesinger should be America’s Czar Against Phone Companies, after she used her celebrity to Twitter-fry mobile corporations, as we all want to do.
She’s got a black belt in taekwondo. She once lived in a women’s shelter. Now she’s Miss USA. How much butt can one woman kick?
“The last time I was in Vegas, I got a permanent scar on my forehead. I thought I was fighting somebody, but somebody told me I was fighting the carpet.”
“My Dad’s name is Jamie, my Mom’s name is Lynne, so I guess they got really clever and named me Jamie Lynn.”
I agreed with comedian Christopher Titus the minute he said this: “I’m always afraid to meet reality stars. About 90 percent of the time, every reality star I have met was a raging (expletive). I mean, people that make Courtney Love look like a sweetheart.”
Sammy Hagar will rock a last-minute beach party Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel, and he will be joined by his “favorite party partner” from Van Halen.
Ne-Yo, the man with the golden voice, sounds like an unofficial spokesman for Las Vegas. He went to Las Vegas Academy and Rancho High School. He will sing Thursday at Encore Beach Club’s nighttime pool party.
I approached NeNe Leakes in the lobby of “Zumanity.” She sat tall in her latex costume and Christian Louboutin heels. We were surrounded by a phalanx of “Real Housewives” cameras, microphones and crew workers.
“If you go to a real hardcore show, they’re doing this wild, swinging-punching thing.”
“I know all about discrimination in the South. We faced it a lot back in the early days of the Allman Brothers. A bunch of long-hairs running around with a black guy?”
Jay Mohr tells me he signed a new contract to stay on through 2015 at the South Point, where he performs this Friday through Sunday. That means the actor-comedian also signed up his wife, actress Nikki Cox of NBC’s old “Las Vegas,” to keep writing jokes for Vegas audiences.
Making sure kids eat properly during summer is not some abstract political football. It’s a real problem. Jeff Bridges doesn’t even live in Vegas. But he understands what’s at stake and refuses to do nothing.
When I was a boy, my single mom worked (three jobs in lean years), so on lonelier afternoons, I raised myself in front of the TV, learning how to be a man from surrogate fathers Alan Alda, John Ritter and William Shatner.
Kathleen Madigan and Lewis Black decided to go golfing when they were in Ireland in May, but even on a spring day, the wet wind blew a cyclone-ish 60 mph.
Plenty of Vegas dancers have been weighed regularly by employers because if they put on a few pounds, they could lose their gigs. That’s brutal. But they’re usually young or young-ish, at least. Ian Ziering is 50.
Mr. and Mrs. G shoot at each other, daily. She fires arrows directly at heart-shaped targets he holds over his Cupid-struck chest.
Two friends from UNLV film school decided they should ride motorcycles 10,000 miles to Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, and film their road trip. Now they have a subtly compelling documentary coming out Tuesday during World Cup week.
They say that “whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” but “Full House” stars Bob Saget and John Stamos partied so hard one night that they ended up sleeping together.
Sammy Shore, actor Pauly Shore’s father, ran with the likes of Elvis “the King” Presley in the late 60s, early 70s as his comic opening act. These days, he’s running with the hound dogs and all sorts of creatures.
How does a person get to be on a first-name basis with Sly Stallone? In Randy Couture’s case, he was such a baddasador (an MMA champ with acting chops) that Sly cast him in “The Expendibles.”
Las Vegas’ Erotic Heritage Museum has offered a $100,000-a-year job to Monica Lewinsky, plus $250,000 for her infamous blue dress — which could go on display with Jackie O’s undies and Pat Nixon’s bra.
If only the William Shatner of today could intersect with the Rat Pack of yesteryear, a group of famed actors which included: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and other legendary talents of the silver screen.
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