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Photo: The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Q+A: Teller reveals secrets of his William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ at Smith Center
Thursday, February 20, 2014
When the Smith Center unveiled its Season 3 of Broadway productions Tuesday night, magic master Teller dazzled attendees with an advance look at his upcoming version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” which isn’t in the new nine-show lineup.
Photo: Jim Rees, Penn Jillette, Teller and Dan Walsh at t
Q+A: Penn Jillette prepares to shoot crowd-funded film ‘Director’s Cut’ in March
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
It took just six weeks for Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette to raise $1.2 million with 4,700 crowd-funding supporters, and now his film “Director’s Cut” about crowd-funding will begin shooting next month. In the film, Penn plays “a really bad guy.”
Photo: Tims Vermeer by Rio headliner magicians Penn & Tel
Q+A: Penn & Teller’s ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ attempts to solve one of the great art mysteries
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Rio headliner magicians Penn & Teller have made movie magic capturing video-technology magic in an attempt to solve one of the world’s greatest art mysteries. It has all wound up in a unique film produced by Penn Jillette and directed by Teller.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette’s winnings on ‘Rachael vs. Guy’; Jon Taffer’s live ‘Bar Rescue’
Thursday, February 13, 2014
There’s another topper to our story on Tuesday of Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette’s $15,000 win for our beloved charity Opportunity Village on the Season 3 finale of the Food Network’s “Rachael vs. Guy”: Total winnings for Penn’s came to $20,000.
Photo: Players participate in the $1,000 No Limit Hold 'E
WSOP announces calendar for 2014 event
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The 45th annual World Series of Poker kicks off the day after Memorial Day, culminating with a November main event worth $10 million, organizers announced today.
Photo: Guy Fieri and Rachael Ray on the finale of
‘Rachael vs. Guy’ finale: Penn Jillette vs. Herschel Walker — who won?
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Four contestants made it through to the finals: Actress Florence Henderson was on Rachael Ray’s team with Penn Jillette, and singer Tiffany was on Guy Fieri’s team with Herschel Walker. They battled preparing a three-course meal on a dinner cruise.
Photo: Randy Couture and Rick Harrison at The D Las Vegas
Strip Scribbles: Penn vs. Florence Henderson; Criss Angel debuts ‘Magic Jam’; Randy Couture, Rick Harrison at D Las Vegas
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette was voted safe on Monday night’s fifth episode of “Rachael vs. Guy” on the Food Network. Now he goes into next week’s finals with fellow team member Florence Henderson to see which one wins the $50,000 prize for charity.
Photo: Bobby Flay.
Strip Scribbles: Olivia Newton-John at Flamingo, Bobby Flay’s burger joint, Penn on ‘Rachael vs. Guy’
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
From separate reliable sources, I can confirm that singer Olivia Newton-John will be opening her show this spring at the Flamingo on dates when resident headliners Donny & Marie Osmond are away, as was previously reported here at Vegas DeLuxe last year.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette, William Shatner, World of Concrete and women at the Mob Museum
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Call it a Supermarket Smackdown in the shopping aisles, and our Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette was in the thick of it Monday night on Season 3 of the Food Network’s charity cook-off competition “Rachael vs. Guy.”
Photo: Jesse Jane and Kaylani Lei with Gavin McHale, John
Photos: Porn stars Jesse Jane and Kaylani Lei watch Chippendales at the Rio
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Bubbly blonde Jesse Jane and exotic, raven-haired Kaylani Lei posed for photographs with Chippendales stars Nathan Minor, Gavin McHale, John Rivera and James Davis, one half of the team who competed on CBS’ “The Amazing Race” (the other half is Jaymes Vaughan).
Photo: Tattoo artist King Ruck, real name Josh Glover.
Strip Scribbles: New season of ‘Ink Master’ and Penn Jillette on ‘Rachael vs. Guy’
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Two of the 17 new “Ink Master” contestants appearing on Season 4 of the Spike reality TV tattoo competition hail from Las Vegas: Walter “Sausage” Frank and King Ruck (real name Josh Glover). The show returns Feb. 25.
Photo: The home of Penn Jillette from Rio magician headli
Penn Jillette’s original pilot ‘Street Cred’ is green lit by the Travel Channel
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Rio magician headliners Penn & Teller know how to keep busy. On the heels of Teller’s new side gig co-directing “The Tempest” at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Penn Jillette has signed on to host a new hidden-camera show for the Travel Channel.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Penn Jillette to compete on Season 3 of ‘Rachael vs. Guy’ for $50,000 for Opportunity Village
Monday, January 6, 2014
Season 3 of “Rachael vs. Guy” premieres tonight on the Food Network, and Penn is teamed with former “The Bachelor” and Chippendales at the Rio star Jake Pavelka, comedy actress Judy Gold and Nevada Ballet Theater’s Woman of the Year Florence Henderson.
Photo: 2014 Miss America Nina Davuluri represents DO AC d
Photos: 2014 Miss America Nina Davuluri launches social-media campaign at the Rio
Sunday, January 5, 2014
2014 Miss America Nina Davuluri of New York launched DO AC’s 2014 social-media campaign with an appearance and a live Twitter chat Saturday from NMX: New Media Expo at the Rio. DO AC stands for “Things to Do in Atlantic City,” the city’s tourism campaign.
Photo: Paris Hilton makes her Strip debut as a DJ on Tues
2013 New Year’s Eve photos: Paris Hilton makes her Strip DJ debut at Hyde Bellagio
Friday, January 3, 2014
Friends and family were in attendance to cheer on the budding DJ, including parents Richard and Kathy Hilton and sister Nicky Hilton with boyfriend James Rothschild. Noticeably MIA was Paris’ 22-year-old boyfriend, Spanish model River Viiperi.

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