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Monday By the Numbers: Mac King’s total audience count at Harrah’s; Bryan Cranston’s set at EDC

2015 EDC: Night 2

Actor Bryan Cranston introduces Above & Beyond at Kinetic Field during Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Updated Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | 3:29 p.m.

Bryan Cranston at 2015 EDC Las Vegas

2015 EDC: Day 2

A camera man films the crowd during the Above & Beyond set at the Kinetic Field stage during the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, June 20, 2015. Launch slideshow »

Mac King’s 2014 Magical Literacy Tour

Comedy-magician Mac King fans out a deck of cards during his Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2014 with students at Vegas Verdes Elementary School Tuesday, March 4, 2014. For the fourth year, the Harrahs headliner will visit schools to perform magic tricks, talk about the importance of reading and distribute books collected during book drives. Launch slideshow »

The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Beat Coffeehouse on Fremont East. I’ve written from here before, and will again, enjoying my freshly brewed coffee and the vinyl audio entertainment of “Slanted & Enchanted” by ’90s indie rockers Pavement. This band is one of the great acts ever to rise from Stockton, Calif.

As the boys drone away, let’s figure some figures.

$8.99: Cost of the “Slanted & Enchanted” album, should you wish to purchase.

$2.69: Cost of a cup o’ Joe at the Beat.

$18: Cost of a margarita at the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway over the weekend.

400: Tons of steel used to build the various EDC sets at LVMS.

400,000: Fans who attended all three nights of EDC.

235,000: Announced attendance at the first EDC Las Vegas in 2011.

60,000: Capacity of Kinetic Field, EDC’s main stage.

19: Years since LVMS opened with an Indy Racing League event in September 1996.

2,000,000: Audience members to attend Mac King’s comedy magic show at Harrah’s as of Tuesday afternoon when King honors the lucky fan (chosen randomly) with a two-night stay at the hotel and a prize package of merchandise.

15: Years King has headlined at Harrah’s.

3: Minutes actor Bryan Cranston (resurrecting his Walter White character from “Breaking Bad”) appeared onstage to “push the button” for Above & Beyond on Saturday night at EDC.

2,000: Times The Skating Aratas, appearing Tuesday night on NBC’s “I Can Do That,” have performed their act since arriving in Las Vegas in 2011.

19: TV shows in which magician Murray Sawchuck of Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood has appeared.

34: Performances booked for “The Supernaturalists,” produced and directed by Criss Angel, at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut from Thursday through July 23.

9: Magicians signed up to be in that show.

200,000: Miles flown by Ricky Moreno, a Top Five finalist in the Travel Channel’s nationwide contest “Next Travel Star” since he began traveling abroad eight years ago. (Vote for Rick the Quick on the Travel Channel website.)

130 Euros: or $147.39, according to the latest Euro-to-USD exchange rate. That was the amount of the fine issued to Moreno for illegally driving a motor scooter through Piazza del Duomo in Florence, Italy, a couple of years ago.

122: Age, in years, of the Stanley Cup, easily the oldest of the trophies awarded in major professional sports in North America. (The Stanley Cup is currently on display at MGM Grand in the run-up to Wednesday’s NHL Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.)

$1,277: Original cost to design and create the Stanley Cup, the original $48.67 adjusted for inflation.

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