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Is ‘DJ’ a dirty name? Depends on who you ask

My college economics professor used to tell this dumb joke: What does a guy have to do to be called an economist? Answer: Simple — he can just call himself an economist, because anyone can. Ha? No, it’s not funny, but it’s true. The world of DJ-producers is similar.

Three seconds with Britney? Pay $2,500

Apparently, “many” Britney Spears fans were disappointed after paying a staggering $2,500 to meet her for a “quick 3-second photo-op” VIP package recently in Las Vegas, which came with a ticket, T-shirt and poster, Radar Online reports.

No time to reflect for busy bee Brady

Wayne Brady is so busy, he can’t remember chunks of his life. How busy? He hosts “Let’s Make A Deal,” stars on “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” has a recurring role on “How I Met Your Mother,” tours the world and appears on “Real Husbands of Hollywood.”

Get ready for some (ahem) ‘live music’

This will come as a shock to you 20-somethings who are familiar only with DJs like Calvin Harris, but there are these other things in the world known as “bands,” composed of several musicians who play something called “live music.”

Otherwise eke out a rock life

Adrian Patrick contemplates the small-hit rock songs his Vegas band released recently, and he says, “We sold 50,000 copies of our first album, and I got an $800 publishing check.” There’s not much money in rock anymore, but it’s still hard work.