Posts in the Month of October, 2011:

Las Vegas, Nonsense, Things to Do

How to Survive a Zombie Invasion in Las Vegas

Oh, it’s bound to happen. Zombie invasion! When the zombie outbreak happens, and you’re in Las Vegas, do you have a plan? Never fear, the Pulse of Vegas blog is here. We’ve thought long and hard about this, and we’ve found the perfect place to weather the zombie apocalypse: Rio Las Vegas. Time is of….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood

This Blog Does Not Know Who Gretchen Rossi Is

This blog honestly has no clue who Gretchen Rossi is. But we thought the photo below, from an appearance over the weekend, was very flattering, so we’re sharing it. We also thought the photo seemed vaguely related to Halloween. So, happy Halloween! We now realize this photo also provides a great excuse to plug the….

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Craps, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Nonsense

Today’s Useless Las Vegas Casino Trivia

This blog loves it some craps, the most exciting game in any casino! Today’s useless casino trivia involves those covers that go over the chips when a table isn’t in use (see below). Impress friends and loved ones by knowing this see-through cover is called a “lid” in the casino biz. See you at the….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Today’s Featured Dealertainer: Rod Stewart

Just as the real Rod Stewart breezes back into Caesars Palace for the second year of his successful Las Vegas residency (starting Nov. 3, 2011), we discover a new addition to the dealertainer (dealers who sing, or the other way around) line-up at Imperial Palace! It’s Vic taking on the persona of, wait for it,….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

Evening Call at Rio Gives Halloween Freak-Outs

And this blog’s award for “Most Delicious Las Vegas Halloween Freak-Outs” goes to…Evening Call at Rio Las Vegas. For its small size, Evening Call, a favorite hang-out for daiquiri-lovers at Rio Las Vegas, packs a big Halloween punch. Decked out in traditional Halloween decorations (spider webs, tombstones, life-size dead dude holding a daiquiri, you know,….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Hotels, Nonsense

Today’s Thing You Didn’t Know About Las Vegas Hotels

Just when we think we know everything about Las Vegas, we get to think again. So, you’ve stayed in a Las Vegas hotel before, right? You go into your room, into the restroom, perhaps, and yay, there are complimentary facial tissues! (Just play along.) These tissues are usually set into a counter or wall. So,….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Donny & Marie Host Country Music Awards (Probably)

Gotta love this new tongue-in-cheek commercial for the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, featuring Flamingo Las Vegas headliners Donny and Marie Osmond. The talented brother-sister duo give the real-world CMA hosts, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, a run for their money. Mickey and Minnie appear to be a tad nervous, too. Catch the CMA Awards….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Get 11 Las Vegas Shows for $11.11 on 11/11/11

In the pantheon of “made-up occasions to market Las Vegas stuff,” this one’s actually pretty fantastic. A cavalcade of shows in the Caesars Entertainment family of Las Vegas hotels will offer $11.11 tickets in honor of the upcoming numerically-repetitive date: 11/11/11. On Nov. 11, 2011, it’ll be a one-time chance to grab deeply-discounted tickets to….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Frank Marino’s Gender-Bending Transformation

Frank Marino, star of “Divas Las Vegas,” goes through an astonishing transformation every time he performs at Imperial Palace. Thanks to the technological miracle that is this blog’s rudimentary knowledge of animated gifs, here’s a rare glimpse into just how dramatic the popular female-impersonator’s nightly transformation really is! Marino and his talented cast recently celebrated….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Shopping, Things to Do

Marie Osmond Gets All Dolled Up at Flamingo

Flamingo headliner Marie Osmond has a lot of irons in the fire, but one of her most successful endeavors is her line of dolls. The performer is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her signature doll collection with a public appearance at Flamingo Las Vegas on Oct. 29, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fans will get….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Tosh Meets Teller: This Can Only Mean Trouble

Teller, one half of the infamous “Penn & Teller” show at Rio Las Vegas, is set to be a guest on one of this blog’s favorite TV shows, “Tosh.0.” We got our hands on a behind-the-scenes photo of Teller goofing off with funnyman Daniel Tosh at the taping. “Tosh.0″ features videos from the Internet with….

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Las Vegas

Today’s Random Las Vegas Photo

A little downtown Las Vegas neon sign action. If you love neon as much as we do, read our story about how neon signs are made.

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Race & Sports

We Have No Idea What These Guys Are Saying

Just because we have no idea what language these guys are speaking doesn’t mean we can’t share this video. We think it might be sports-related. We do know one of these guys, Todd Fuhrman, is the Senior Race and Sports Book Analyst for Caesars Palace. Our second favorite phrase from this video: “Fluctuating their unit….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Brace Yourself: “Absinthe” Returns to Caesars Palace

After a brief hiatus (a Latin word meaning, “Where the hell have you been?”), the much-lauded, adults-only carnival Absinthe has returned to Caesars Palace. As of today (Oct. 21, 2011), the heart-stopping show resumes its schedule (Tue., Thu., Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.; Wed. and Sun. at 8:00 p.m. only, dark….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels

Free Buffet Passes and Other Veterans Day Hook-Ups

Caesars Entertainment and its expansive roster of Las Vegas hotels are pulling out all the stops on Veterans Day, including free 24-hour, unlimited-access Buffet of Buffet passes for active members and veterans of the armed services. Veterans Day is Nov. 11, 2011, and to honor those who serve, the popular Buffet of Buffet pass will….

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