We hear there was a time back in the day when the marijuana scene was an exciting and mystical era of illicit fun. We’ve heard the stories of copping from a friend of a friend after furtive phone calls that ensued from clandestine introductions, peppered with obfuscatory euphemisms intended, ironically, to clarify the desired transaction and terms.
As we approach high noon -- in real time, and, correspondingly, on the silver screen -- Robert Powell hangs precariously from Big Ben’s minute hand as he tries to stop a time bomb, Leonardo DiCaprio scrambles to board the Titanic, gunslingers face off in the Old West and Joan Fontaine staves off her departure from Monte Carlo in hopes of seeing Laurence Olivier one last time.
Investor James Pattison, owner of the Guinness Book of World Records, has emerged as Canada’s richest person after new information revealed that David K.R. Thomson, heir to the Thomson media empire, owns a smaller stake in his family’s investment company than previously reported.