Celebrating Norm’s Birthday at Oscar’s Beef, Booze, & Broads

Oscar’s Steakhouse

As many of you know my birthday is on Valentine’s Day. And, I enjoy being with special friends on that day or evening, and try to pick a neat place to celebrate at. I received a note from an agency that the Plaza Hotel and Casino were planning a special menu for […]

After a War and 67 Years, Norm Johnson Receives His High School Diploma

Last week was one of those rare weeks, where I was the recipient of a public relations campaign for a fantastic program: “Operation Recognition!” Now you probably haven’t heard much about this program, as the local newspapers do not seem to cover veteran projects very often. I hadn’t heard of it myself, until I returned […]

The Great Tony Sacca

Tony Sacca

I had a friend. We didn’t always agree on things. We argued and threatened each other with words that sometimes stung. But we were friends. That person is and was Tony Sacca. I first met the man while I was doing publicity and booking a few acts here and there in the […]

Engelbert Humperdinck at The Orleans Showroom

Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck will bring his 50th Anniversary Tour to The Orleans Showroom on Feb. 25-26. Humperdinck found early success in Europe in the mid-1960’s with the hit single “Release Me,” which spent 56 weeks in the Top 50 of the U.K. charts and reached #1 in 11 countries. His hits continued with […]

Ismo Leikola at the Tropicana Laugh Factory

He’s back! The World’s Funniest Person, Ismo Leikola, is headlining at the Laugh Factory inside the New Tropicana Resort this week (Jan. 23 to Jan. 29), along with Jen Murphy, and hosting will be Las Vegas native, Jay Reid.

Ismo Leikola

It was about this time last year that Leikola, who is from Finland, […]

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