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Parrotheads prepare to party

Jimmy Buffett sings Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden arena, so you should expect Parrotheads to drink on the Strip all weekend, especially from Margaritaville down to Paris Las Vegas. Last Friday, hundreds of Parrotheads cheered Buffett while his...

Whoopi doesn't get GOP animosity

The Hollywood Reporter recently polled Republicans about their least-favorite liberal stars. The "winners" were three women: Jane Fonda (48 percent hate her); Whoopi Goldberg (47 percent) and Oprah Winfrey (46 percent). Whoopi is performing tonight...

Mac's Buckingham going his own way

Bill Clinton can't quit Fleetwood Mac. As you'll remember, his campaign theme song was "Don't Stop (Thinking About Tomorrow)." His favorite band still is the big Mac, says guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. So Clinton asked the band -- which is sometimes...

For Corgan, God is a constant

Billy Corgan says he and Courtney Love are both writing autobiographies, but his book will be a "spiritual memoir" detailing his Smashing Pumpkins life. He and Love have gotten into monumental public spats. But despite whatever she writes, his book...

Blink-182 singer-guitarist has more than music on his mind

Let's establish one thing first: Blink-182 is a great band in concert. They're hella fun. And now -- on with my interview with singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge about UFOs. DeLonge started a website called StrangeTimes.com. Here are two headlines from the site earlier this week: "Are Aliens Part of God's Plan Too?" "The Man Who Cut His Finger On A Chicken And Smelled Awful For Five Years"

Jobs even a comedian won't do

Here's a fun fact: Lewis Black turned down jobs from both Dan Quayle and "Dancing With the Stars." Quayle's people asked Black to "punch up" his vice presidential speeches. Black didn't even ask, "How much?" "I had the same reaction when they called...

It happened in Vegas again

Las Vegas racked up headlines in gossip magazines, thanks to this weekend's star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival. Gossip's top billing: ■ Jennifer Lopez flashed her famous booty onstage at iHeartRadio. She then went to club Pure at Caesars, drank...

'Gears' cool except for giant rats

In "Gears of War 3," the Earth-like planet Sera has become a post-apocalyptic wasteland, because of giant aliens going all psycho-killer on humans there. Is there anything left of humanity for you to even save? Well, you can try. You portray a...

Smokey Robinson 'very blessed'

I told people on Facebook: What do you want me to ask Smokey Robinson? I asked. He answered. (Robinson sings Saturday at Terrible's in Primm.) QUESTION: Did you write any songs at Motown you wish you kept for yourself? ANSWER: No. When I wrote the...