Showing posts from March 4, 2016

The Queen of Versailles vs. The King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley - UPDATE Employee Speaks out (and it's not good!)

UPDATE Electrical Fire at Westgate Las Vegas Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after an electrical fire at the Westgate in May. The fire started at 9:52 p.m. in an electrical room within the 12th floor of the hotel, Clark County Fire Department deputy chief Roy Session said. Five engines, two ladder trucks, two rescues and two battalion chiefs initially responded to the hotel at 3000 Paradise Road, Session said. The fire was contained within the electrical room and quickly extinguished. But even though the blaze was out, smoke had spread throughout the 12th floor. Crews used electrical fans to quickly clear the floor of lingering smoke, and one maintenance worker and one hotel guest were treated for smoke inhalation on scene but not taken to a hospital, Session said. The damages had not been determined as of 11:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Source Las Vegas Journal, May 11, 2016 (Interesting and scary at the same time, especial

George Jones biopic - Josh Brolin and Jessica Chastain as George and Tammy

Josh Brolin , whose film credits include No Country for Old Men and Milk , for which he scored an Academy Award nomination, revealed he will star as George Jones during an interview with Conan O'Brien . Brolin also said that Jessica Chastain ( The Help, Zero Dark Thirty ) will play Tammy Wynette , Jones's former wife and duet partner. No Show Jones , the film's working title, stems from the singer's epic battle with alcohol and cocaine addiction, which led to his regularly missing concert dates in the late Seventies and early Eighties. Brolin quipped to O'Brien that his own personal run-ins with the law could have given him an edge in securing the role. "I have a bit of a past," said Brolin, who was arrested on New Year's Day 2013 for public intoxication. "When they were trying to figure out who might be best able to best play George Jones, they thought, 'What about Brolin? Who's been to jail in the last 10 years? Let'