Vegas is hyperreality: I think I passed Elton John in a casino but it might not have been him and it doesn’t matter anyway

That's the thing about Vegas. It's hard to tell what's real and what's not.  The portly man in a baseball cap wading through throngs of tourists in the neon-flashing halls of Caeser's Palace may well have been Elton John. Why not? According to the giant billboard outside, he was scheduled to perform at the hotel that weekend. Then …