Illustration by Liam Peters
“A Porn Star, a Tortured Beauty Queen, a Dead Millionaire, and a Half-Smoked Joint”
The male half of a folk singing duo was arrested in Montana after carving his love into Pompeys Pillar, a rock formation featuring the last remaining physical evidence of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.
Anthony Haden Guest did a nice interview with Richard Stratton for Standard Culture. That got me digging, and as a result you’ve got something fun to watch.
“A documentary chronicling the life of author Richard Stratton, from his early experiments with marijuana in suburban Massachusetts to his ultimate entry into the world of high volume, international hashish and marijuana trade. His involvement in the drug market, including the shipment of 7 tons of hashish from war-riddled Beirut into New York Harbor, led to his arrest and conviction to 25 years in maximum-security prison. This video, through re-enactments, stock footage, score and interview, tells the unbelievable story.”
Three “unidentified” loaves of bread that were found in the back of a students car at Casper College in Wyoming on Monday were initially reported by the Casper Police Dept. to be laced with LSD. Sadly, after more tests were conducted on Tuesday, the loaves were found to contain no drugs at all.
Who knows? But anything is possible in a city full of cops. We’ll let ANIMAL do the digging on that one. If you want some Banksy-related entertainment today, listen to Opie & Anthony after the jump
How Mike Tyson Became Mike Tyson
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A Texas man was recently arrested for faking his own kidnapping so that he could go out and party with friends. Andaverde’s wife called police after “masked men entered the house and took her husband at gunpoint.” He returned home the following morning after the kidnappers “released” him.
Chicago is key to a business moving tons of drugs for billions of dollars. Here’s how the whole operation works.
1980: Crack was just turning up in the United States. The contras were seeking funds to support their civil war in Nicaragua. And an L. A. kid was looking for an opportunity. The combination would change America.