Site not look beautiful? Click here

Debriefing

Reports: DJ AM found dead in New York

August 28th, 2009

DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, was reportedly found dead today in New York. He was booked to perform at Rain tonight.

  • Today is O.J. Simpson’s birthday and if he gets his wish, the Juice may soon be on the loose

  • “It was eerily quiet,” said Las Vegas DJ Zach Moss, who won tickets to Michael Jackson’s memorial service yesterday at the Staples Center. “You clapped, you cheered maybe, but nobody spoke.”

  • NJoy promises “All the pleasures of smoking without all the problems.” Our thoroughly unscientific method turns smokers into guinea pigs to test electronic cigarettes.

  • Several of poker's biggest names won't get the chance to play in this year's WSOP Main Event because the event has reached capacity.

  • I’ve written more than one premature obit for the Reading Room, the independent bookstore snuggled into a mop closet in Mandalay Place, but on Thursday Reading Room employees confirmed the sad finality: July 17 will be the store’s last day.

  • Las Vegas is known for its glittering lights, expansive entertainment and luxurious casinos. According to deodorant maker Old Spice, it’s also making a name for itself in pit stains.

  • Forget the trendy staycation. Primm Valley Casino Resorts want you to stay, play and eat without spending a dime.

  • It's last call for the Monte Carlo Brew Pub.

  • Vegas-based Top Chef alum Gene Villiatora hasn't fled the desert since appearing on the show. In fact, he's probably cooking up something in Summerlin right now.

  • Ringo Starr, Russell Crowe, Van Morrison, ZZ Top and Cirque du Soleil: The troupe and its founder will join a slew of stars receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Forget Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A handful of lucky hockey fans had breakfast with Stanley at Simon this morning. Lord Stanley’s Cup, that is

  • Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Opulence, decadence, excessive ornamentation and extreme wealth.

  • The most common mistake they make is thinking bigger equals better.

  • The program places local youth from single-parent and low-income homes on skate teams, pairing them with adult skate mentors.

  • "That seemed to be the right thing to do. Let’s do an album dedicated to all of our drunk, dead friends."

  • Macaulay Culkin’s pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band handed out pizza. #MetaMoment

  • Plus David Sedaris at Smith Center and secret pot stickers.

  • Black celebrates his first EP with a release party on November 21.

  • And there's still time to donate! But seriously, check out her donation reminder videos. You won't be disappointed.

  • The stars align and just when you think it’s never going to happen, it happens ... to someone else.

  • The gaming machines of the future are built by teams of video-game caliber animators and artists—and they’re hitting casino floors today.

  • Also, Hot Water Music at Fremont Country Club and Death From Above 1979 at Brooklyn Bowl. Find all the details here!

  • From Pleasantville to I Love You Phillip Morris, a look back at the strongest work from Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

  • TV and star chef and restaurateur Brian Malarkey (“Top Chef,” “The Taste” and “Guy’s Grocery Games”) is bringing Searsucker to Caesars Palace in the spring. “Las Vegas is the big stage,” the animated Malarkey says.

  • Whatever you do can and will be used against you in a court of public opinion.

  • It’s similar to the magic trick where the woman is sawed in half, except in this trick, she is known as the Zig-Zag Girl.

  • "It took me 20 years to finally 'get' Kate Bush, so maybe one day I’ll truly, actually like Twin Peaks."