ACTRA On Strike, ScOAP, Getting To Know Giambrone, Stephen Hawking...In Space!
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ACTRA On Strike, ScOAP, Getting To Know Giambrone, Stephen Hawking…In Space!

ACTRA is officially on strike. If you are an actor, you have the day off. Except if you work for the Rick Mercer Report or the Royal Canadian Air Farce. Then you’re shit out of luck.
A Costa Rican scorpion smuggled itself into a backpack and onto a plane headed for Pearson yesterday, stinging its host and delaying the flight for an hour as airport officials searched the plane. Rumour has it that New Line Cinema has bought the rights to this story for the sequel to SoaP, entitled Scorpions on a Plane, with Michael Bay set to direct. Don’t roll your eyes, it could happen.
Big Brother is No Longer Watching after police take down the surveillance cameras the city had installed at Yonge and Dundas to catch Creba-esque criminal activity. Rosie DiManno reminds us that we’re still being watched.
The Star features a short biography of transit golden boy Adam Giambrone. Did you know that Giambrone is 6″5? That he’s an archaeologist who digs in Tunisia and Libya? That his dad is a graphic designer? Now you do.
Stephen Hawking, arguably the most awesome science dude around, signs up for a space flight with Virgin Galactic.
Photo courtesy of PhylG on Flickr.