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Double duty for Slash

Rocker Slash will be the DJ by proxy tonight at club Tao after he opens for Ozzy Osbourne at Mandalay Bay Events Center. "I'm not necessarily playing DJ per se," he tells me. "But I am picking a lot of the music. So it will be regular Tao dance fare...

Cirque owner's manse on market

Check your pockets and couch cushions. If you can shake out a spare $1,899,999, you can buy the five-bedroom, 5½-bath mansion of Cirque du Soleil owner Guy Laliberte. It was bought in 1994 for $1.4 million, a "two-story mock-Mediterranean mansion"...

Used games a great way to save cash

If someone gave you a shiny new video game system for the holidays, you might be experiencing sticker shock. Yes, games cost between $20 and $60. Quite often, they're worth the price. But you can save gobs of money buying used games online and at...

A little note about porn stars

"Queen of mean" comedian Lisa Lampanelli performs Saturday at The Pearl at the Palms -- a week after hosting the porn awards on the same shiny stage. At one point last weekend, she was surrounded by topless women as she joked: "Man, is Ellen...

Carey's LV improv to become TV show

Drew Carey loves Vegas so much, he almost bought a condo at the Hard Rock, before Peter Morton sold the hotel in 2006. "I was really excited, because my front yard was gonna be the Hard Rock pool. I was a bachelor then, and I thought it would be...

Axman talks about taxman

Carlos Santana performs this weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel. And he tells me he moved to low-tax Nevada mostly so fewer of his tax dollars fund the Pentagon. "I work really, really hard" for money, he says. "I'd really rather not leave it to the...