Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Over the weekend, comedian Pat Thornton managed to do stand-up comedy for 24 hours straight, for the fourth time in four years. The stunt raised more than $25,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, an NGO that fights AIDS in Africa. Above, a photo of Thornton on stage at Comedy Bar, toward the end of the event. You can see the spent jokes piled up around his feet.
- What’s the worst real-estate deal in town? Apparently, the Trump Tower, whose developer is suing buyers to prevent them from walking away.
- Mayor Rob Ford has made a wager with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi: if the Argos lose the Grey Cup, our mayor will have to donate his weight in food to a Calgary food bank, and vice versa. Imagine Rob Ford, but filled with canned soup.