Blocks from the boutiques of Rodeo Drive, Mark Elliot navigated his bicycle over the cracked asphalt of Santa Monica Boulevard, dodging nails, discarded tools and a few sewer grates. Ferraris and Maseratis whizzed by, nearly pinning the 49-year-old against a fence.
At the “Wolf of Wall Street” premiere last night, the stars on the red carpet were hotter than the investment tips. Considering the movie tells the story of a convicted stock swindler, that was a good thing.
The U.S. Supreme Court raised the prospect that it will decline to say whether the Constitution gives gays the right to marry, in an argument that revealed a chasm among the justices on one of the country’s most divisive issues.