Do you wait until the last minute to make plans for Memorial Day weekend? I do, and I hate that about myself. So let’s look at the week ahead and consider ideas, starting with Chris Tucker.
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Cheech & Chong will go up in smoke Friday at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel. So I got Tommy Chong on the phone for some high times.
Lewis Black has a new stand-up special running on Epix TV, and it’s subtitled “Live at the Borgata,” so I told him, “How dare you do it in Atlantic City instead of Vegas.”
Hugh Hefner’s wife has plans to tear it up Saturday at Rehab dayclub, and not just with her Playmate wiles. She’ll be DJing there Saturday and throughout the summer.
The last time I talked to LeAnn Rimes, years ago, she told me how great she was getting along with her husband at the time. A lot has changed.
When I ask chefs who the biggest chef in the world is, they still answer: Joel Robuchon. He’s the “Chef of the (20th) Century” whose restaurants have earned more Michelin stars than anyone else.
On Sunday, Josh Strickland will sing the national anthem at Aid For Aids of Nevada’s AIDS Walk, thus launching 24,000 feet on their way to raise money to help people live and overcome challenges. Strickland is one of the friendliest performers I’ve met in Vegas, and possibly the Strip’s prettiest male star.
Dear hotel executives. You made a fine choice in hiring Mike Birbiglia to perform Saturday at The Mirage. Not only is he a great comedian who stars in movies and public radio, he’s ready to give you his paycheck back.
Cleve Jones is a 59-year-old gay America, so you know what that means. It means he was once considered an enemy of the state.
You know all about Steve Wynn (he fights with George Clooney), and Elaine (she fights for public schools) and Andrea (she opens restaurants). Now let me introduce you to the groovy Wynn.
Alert! Alert! Cute doggies ahead! Alert! Alert! This Sunday, one of Vegas’ most enjoyable events of the year returns to Orleans Arena. It’s “Best in Show.”
It once was her job to make sure Hunter S. Thompson got what he needed on set, and then Terry Gilliam talked her into dropping out of college to direct documentaries.
There are 37 speaking roles in producer Eli Roth’s next Vegas movie. He wants you to take one of those parts.
In the old days, if someone in Vegas said he was producing films with Dakota Fanning, Evan Rachel Wood and Nic Cage, you’d look at him suspiciously and say, “Sure, dude, good luck,” and walk away.
Rock star Ian Astbury is a practicing Buddhist who does jiu-jitsu. I am a Buddhist who lifts weights at home. This is how we talk together about our paths.
Mike Borchers, who ran the Red Rooster, died Monday. His wife and others are keeping open the legendary swingers club, so the party will continue.
Imagine yourself at 17 and add worldwide fame and the promise of a lifetime of unlimited wealth. Meet Lorde.
On Monday, Kevin James will begin filming the art-heist comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” at the Wynn for eight weeks — the first full feature Steve Wynn has ever approved on the property.
I always feel like I’m a hard worker except when Marlon Wayans phones. He’s promoting “A Haunted House 2” (he produced it and stars in it); a TV show, “Second Generation Wayans”; and his viral-video site WhatTheFunny.com.
Do you remember the incredibly emotional YouTube video of born-deaf Sarah Churman getting an ear implant so she could hear for the first time? Well, she is coming to Vegas to experience her first rock concert.
Bryan Ferry’s take on Bill Murray’s singing “More Than This” is predictably positive.
Come to Vegas for the women but stay for the men.
I quizzed Lilian Garcia about her fans because she told me, “One of them has my face tattooed on his leg, and he put angel wings on it.” Wait. What?
The five stars who most surprised Vegas’ US Weekly reporter were Lindsay Lohan, Gary Busey, Aubrey Plaza, Michael Phelps and Ian Ziering.
If you are reading the Review-Journal right now in its printed paper form, that signifies you are a brighter and more sophisticated person, poll of one says.