THE GOOD PEOPLE WANT GANJA
their kids at all times. American women are currently lobbying for this same technology to be used in wedding rings.
Kanye West is the world’s greatest artist. Just ask him. He appeared at his Texas concert wearing a mask and someone shouted, “Take it off.” After having security eject the paid- ticket holder, Kanye cleared up any possibility of mistaken identity by declaring his full name. “I’m Kanye- mothaf– in-West!” he said. And no one’s arguing that.
Hashtag “cannabis” has been trending on Twitter, and not just because weed- smokers repeatedly tweeted while forgetting they had. Ganja is making news because public appeal for legalization is growing, while staunch opposers recycle archaic myths of reefer madness as they guzzle their spirit of choice. “It’s a gateway drug,” they say. Yes, the gateway to procrastination and poor gastronomical decisions. And last I checked, neither one of those is criminal.
U. S. private- equity firm Bain Capital has managed to overtake one of our country’s great national treasures: Canada Goose. Current president Dani Reiss says that the corporation intends to maintain the high standards for outerwear that his family worked hard to create, and that they will continue to be made in Canada. Oh good, so we still won’t be able to afford them.
Time magazine’s Person of the Year goes to Pope Francis! The people’s pontiff was chosen for refocusing the church away from condemnation and back to basics like mercy, compassion and maybe even smoking weed.
On Dec. 12, 1957, rock ’n’ roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis, who was still married to his first wife, secretly wed his 13- year- old second cousin Myra Gale Brown. This “degenerate trifecta” raised interesting public debate about which was more disturbing: the bigamy, the incest or the statutory rape. Now, that’s what I call some Great Balls of Fire.