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>People p22 24 HOURS We’ll be WEEKEND back: UFC JUNE 11-13, 2010 president VOL.6 NO.49 SUN MEDIA CORP. 554 EAST 15TH AVE., MATT KIELTYKA - Ultimate Fighting VANCOUVER, BC V5T 2R5 Championship president Dana White wouldn’t tap out when the subject of insurance payments to the City of Vancouver came up at Thurs- Max 18 day’s UFC 115 press conference. Vancouver mayor Gregor Min 12 Robertson was asked about the “as- tronomical” costs required by the Sun’s back, and it’ll be warmer this city to allow the event and White weekend. made sure the figure wasn’t divulged, instead calling it a “challenging” process to bring the event to town. Robertson would not divulge the numbers (believed to be in the tens of millions of dollars). “It was a complex deal because we don’t have the province and fed- eral support,” said Robertson. “Vancouver is the first UFC host city not to have a provincial or fed- eral, state sanctioning body that is responsible for mixed martial arts. Be assured that the taxpayers were looked after in the process.” The mayor said the city will look at “smoothing out the wrin- kles”, but White was more bullish. “After we leave, we won’t have >World Cup P37 CARMINE MARINELLI the insurance issues and the stigma issues here in Vancouver anymore. The FIFA World Cup starts today That I guarantee you,” White said. and our soccer panel makes its “We’re pumped to be here in Van- predictions for the group stage. couver and we will be back.” 3 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA >Breaking News KATHERINE QUINN » Growth ahead > Movies p13 British Columbia’s economy Victim’s family lashes out MATT KIELTYKA – “I can’t be- hit Martins-Toner Katherine Quinn, “I am so sorry that this is forecast to grow 3.5 per cent in 2010, according to a RBC Economics report issued Thursday. It suggested broad-based recovery was lieve what I woke up to this like a bomb, espe- who had a second- happened.” taking hold in the forestry morning.” cially since a cour- degree murder But the words just don’t sector, work on public build- Sandra Martins-Toner tesy call wasn’t ex- conviction re- resonate with any sincerity ings and infrastructure says her family is reeling tended to the versed at a second for Martins’ family, Mar- “Consumers in B.C. are after seeing the woman family before the trial May 31, has tins-Toner told 24 hours. beginning to feel re-ener- acquitted of her son’s mur- article ran. every right to “She had five years to gized and more confident as Check us out a result of improved der on the front page of The “David [Toner] speak out, but apologize to me,” she said. on facebook Province Thursday, pro- and I are so upset,” Martins-Toner found it hard to “She never once showed re- economic conditions and a vancouver.24hrs.ca/fb recovering job market,” said fessing her remorse over she said. “We got a take her words sin- morse. The only time she the death of Matthew Mar- phone call at 7 a.m. cerely. cried was when she was Craig Wright, the bank’s chief TODAY’S POLL tins, who was beaten to from a family member “If I had one wish, convicted.” economist. Projections for Will the World death by Quinn’s boyfriend yelling ‘Oh my God. Oh my Matthew would be on this The Toners are cur- 2011 show sustained growth in 2005. God’.” Earth,” the paper’s front rently seeking an appeal for at 3.3 per cent. Cup take over your life for the next The two-page interview Martins-Toner added page quotes Quinn. Quinn’s acquittal. month? WORLD CUP BASI-VIRK » Union ‘cautious’ A government plan to cease vancouver.24hrs.ca YESTERDAY’S POLL Local pub ready ‘Fix’ charge denied public service layoffs was greeted with “cautious opti- mism” by the B.C. Government and Services DHARM MAKWANA- No one BILL TIELEMAN - Premier was in, B.C. Rail was to be Rumours swirl about can take away Commercial Gordon Campbell’s chief of sold.” Employees’ Union. “We are Drive’s standing as the local staff denied defence allega- Brown replied vigor- pleased the provincial gov- whether Sarah ernment appears to be Palin has had breast World Cup mecca, but a Main tions Thursday that “the fix ously: “I would emphatically, Street restaurant is hoping to was in” to sell B.C. Rail as to my knowledge, deny that.” listening to the concerns of implants. Yay or nay? the frontline workers,” said launch a new tradition for soon as the B.C. Liberals McCullough: “You told fans of the beautiful game. were elected in 2001, despite Mr. Virk that CN was getting BCGEU president Darryl YAY: 61% Walker. He cited a survey NAY: 39% Dozens have already the Crown Corporation B.C. Rail.” started to gather around the being profitable for decades. Brown: “No – wrong – that showed a significant doors of The Cascade Room Martyn Brown heatedly incorrect.” drop in employee engage- on Main Street near Broad- rejected allegations by McCullough: “Was there ment, which he claimed was Vancouver way where posters show DHARM MAKWANA Kevin McCullough, defence a decision communicated by an “obvious response to all of Weather when the gastro-pub will Cascade Room co-owner Nick lawyer for Bob Virk – one of Gordon Campbell to sell off the cuts”. Today broadcast matches for the Devine has a surefire way to three former government the assets of B.C. Rail within draw soccer crowds to his pub. High 18 soccer-hungry masses. aides facing corruption five years of being elected?” » ‘HIV’ robbery Low 12 “To me, it’s the biggest charges related to the 2003 Brown: “That’s prepos- sporting event,” said co- shots, we make gourmet sale of B.C. Rail for $1 billion terous! ... That is not at all A man robbed a south Van- Variably cloudy in the couver gas station by afternoon. Winds light. owner Nick Devine. “It out- shots.” to CN Rail. what I believe to be the weighs the Olympics big To ensure gourmands But Brown told a B.C. case.” approaching the clerk with a Tomorrow time, especially the Winter don’t skip over The Cascade, Supreme Court jury Thurs- Virk and co-accused syringe, saying he had HIV. High 21 Games, although Canada, the late-night spot will start day he didn’t know B.C. Rail David Basi face breach of The 27-year-old suspect Low 15 that’s what they do.” opening at 7 a.m. to broad- had operating profits from trust and fraud charges for made off with cash and fled Mainly sunny with cloudy Devine and his business cast early-morning games 1977 to 2000. allegedly providing confi- by car. Burnaby RCMP spot- periods. ted a vehicle matching the Sunday partners have prepared for starting June 23 when Eng- “No, I was not aware. I’m dential government infor- the world’s biggest sporting land takes on Slovenia. aware of the problems they mation about B.C. Rail to lob- suspect’s description and High 21 event by creating a menu of For Englishman Devine were having ... My under- byists representing a bidder moved in for an arrest with Low 13 shooters representing 16 the early hours are no bother. standing was they were sad- in exchange for money and Vancouver police. Charged competing countries. “I’ve got a nanny for a dled with debts, saddled benefits. Aneal Basi faces with one count of robbery “We’re a big cocktail bar month to look after the kids with costs,” he said. money laundering charges. is Daniel Kent Walkey. here,” Devine pokes in jest. because I’m all about football McCullough then al- The trial resumes Mon- Police didn’t reveal his HIV ©The Weather Network 2010 “We don’t make crappy right now.” leged: “I’m suggesting the fix day June 14. status. 4 >Breaking News 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA Children WATERMELON Focus on public health, of lesbians better The art of the pot brownie not pot ban: DHARM MAKWANA - Vancou- ver’s own Martha Stewart of At 37, Watermelon said she’s matured and an entire Researcher adjusted? marijuana is making a com- pelling case for consuming demographic around her has done the same. DHARM MAKWANA - Rather than pretending the prohibi- MATT KIELTYKA - Two moms cannabis. “Professional marijuana tion on marijuana is effective are better than one. Watermelon, best known users have no image they policy makers should focus That’s the prevalent for beating trafficking can relate to in the mari- their attention on public theme of a U.S.-based study charges for selling sticky- juana world, whether health issues tied to use, ac- released this week that icky ginger snap cookies at you’re a medical user or cording to an SFU researcher. show children raised in les- Wreck beach, is sharing her not,” she said. “We’re not A study of 1,303 marijuana bian-mother families are so- recipes with medicinal mar- the proverbial tie-dyed T- users published by health sci- cially better adjusted than ijuana users through her shirt wearing people who ence professor Benedikt Fis- other children and develop Baking a Fool of Myself say ‘dude’. cher found roughly one in five fewer behavioral problems. cooking show, which at first “The contemporary participants experienced key Researchers from the glance has more in common stoner is sophisticated, has harms, including driving University of California Los with Julia Child than a job and probably children.” while intoxicated, substance Angeles and the University Cheech and Chong. And Watermelon hopes abuse and medical issues of Amsterdam followed 70 The Commercial Drive those who watch her DVD linked to consumption. children from birth to ado- resident explained her pro- are also open-minded gour- The report concluded peo- lescence and published the duction makes marijuana mands. ple who started smoking mar- study in Pediatrics journal. accessible as a treatment for Her “No Frownie ijuana early in life were more The results don’t shock people living with illness, Brownie” recipe uses whole at-risk than those who con- Jeniece Cook, a lesbian but are skittish about smok- ingredients rather than sim- sumed recreationally. mother of a six-year-old son. ing their medicine. ply adding an indiscrimi- “While this sounds like “It’s not to hard to see “Food removes the nate amount grass to a box common sense, our policies in why [children raised by les- stigma that we’ve all been of cake mix. interventions don’t recognize bian mothers] are socially inundated with for years,” “When I make my food that at all,” Fischer said. adjusted,” she said. “As a gay she said. “You have this old and people eat it I want “We’re going with a crude parent, we introduce chil- propaganda that lurks in the them to have peace of mind,” hammer at a problem that re- dren to issues like tolerance, back of our minds that she said. “I don’t want them ally requires a more refined sexuality, racism, discrimi- smoke has this bad conno- to go into it with trepidation. approach if we’re interested nation at a much earlier tation like, where there’s That’s a terrible way to in public health.” age.” smoke there’s fire. It’s just CARMINE MARINELLI begin if you’re taking pot Fischer suggests policy Those types of conversa- never good.” Watermelon, the Martha Stewart of marijuana, has her own pot food as medicine. should be created to monitor tions must take place when The first episode, avail- cooking show. “You don’t have to be young high-risk users, offer- children are constantly able on DVD, begins by ex- alone trying to figure out ing more addiction treatment asked why they have two plaining the importance of gest it with ease. show Baked and Baking how to get the pot in the f-- options and selectively apply- moms, according to Cook. portion size and converting It’s a departure from the where she and others openly king brownie,” she implored. ing laws, such as driving And you also can’t dis- cannabis so the body can in- comedienne’s 2002 cooking smoked weed on camera. “Call me, I’ll help you.” under the influence. count the impact two women can have on a child. VSB “Women are typically more conversational and sensitive,” Cook said. “I see it in our son, he had a differ- Education minister orders VSB to balance books ent way of interacting with DHARM MAKWANA - B.C.’s over the board of educa- that achieves savings, re- while the report identified Bacchus has repeatedly other children and gets education minister ordered tion’s “apparent dismissal duces waste and is in the less than $12 million in sav- derided the comptroller’s along with both boys and the Vancouver School of many of the recommen- best interest of students,” ings could be realized. report as a distorted docu- girls. Other boys his age Board on Thursday to de- dations” made by Comp- MacDiarmid wrote. MacDiarmid will review ment aimed at politicizing aren’t as good around girls.” velop and submit a bal- troller General Cheryl The Ministerial Direc- the budget before the board the education system But are lesbians better anced budget that takes Wenezenki-Yolland in her tive Order demanded the votes to approve or reject it. rather than finding real so- parents? into account a special advi- 88-page report on the budget be drafted with the Bacchus rejected the lutions to funding short- Cook isn’t convinced. sor’s report on or before board’s management and fi- “best interests of students, command within an hour of falls. “I’ve been in contact with June 18. nances. student achievement and its edict. MacDiarmid has the op- a lot of heterosexual families In a letter to district “The comptroller’s rec- parents as the paramount “I can put it on some tion of firing the school who are just as open as us chairwoman Patti Bacchus, ommendations, if acted consideration.” prettier paper for her,” she board with cause. and raise their kids the same Minister Margaret MacDi- upon, will help the board VSB is claiming a $16 said. “I’d have to laugh if The VSB budget must be way,” she said. armid wrote of concerns develop a balanced budget million budget shortfall, this wasn’t really serious.” finalized by June 30. 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RT “Sochi 2014 will do its best Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko (left) and Vancouver 2010 allow the Stop HST peti- skinny man who is trying @VancityBuzz:Who here to be incredibly creative and chief executive John Furlong at the final news conference for the tions to set up tables in to blast regular people in #Vancouver is in innovative, adding a unique Vancouver 2010 debrief conference in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday. the lobbies of community by using science to favour of legalizing Mari- flavour, Russian national centres is not unique to cover up his own short- juana? taste to the next Winter training and test events two Chernyshenko said he the city. In fact, they are comings. Grow up (pun Games,” Chernyshenko said. winters before the Games. also hoped to build a Russian following in the footsteps intended) and eat a @atown56: Hell no, we Chernyshenko said the VANOC dumped snow by “volunteer culture” like of such municipalities as cheeseburger! dont need anymore Vancouver Olympic debrief- trucks and helicopters on Cy- Canada’s. Richmond, Burnaby, Sur- - Brendor junkies ruinin Van RT ing conference taught Sochi press Mountain to prevent “More than a thousand rey and Coquitlam in @VancityBuzz:Who here that it must be like Vancouver cancellation of snowboarding questions were solved here,” allowing the petitioners WE NEED some coverage in #Vancouver is in and build venues as early as and freestyle skiing amid a he said. access to public buildings. on the skewed immigra- favour of legalizing Mari- possible and plan for a lack of warmer El Nino-influenced VANOC chief executive This is hardly a partisan tion system of this juana? snow. winter. 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It should be the fed- Canada and bring every- @5tevenw: #rsa Asked eral government in Ottawa one along whilst a what he would be if he they should start petition- Lebanese friend, living in wasn't a footballer, Peter PHOTO OF THE DAY FLICKR ID: XBABIEXGURL85X ing for wider and more Canada for the past 20 Crouch replied "a virgin" generous GST exemptions. years, can't even sponsor #eng #worldcup Which B.C. party would his own family from gain the most in the next Lebanon? This is just one @mikejang: i don't see election without scrapping case of the horrid system the excitement in soccer. the HST and would raise ... dare raise your voice for i know it's the world's more taxes the same time? fear of being cast as a fave sport, but i find it If the HST fails to material- 'racist'? Well call me what excruciatingly boring. ize as wished, who will you want but I'm still low scores & lotsa diving. end up footing the lost yelling. We need to take revenue of the anticipated a page from Norway in @kardboard: At the bot- $1.6 billions transfer from the 1970s and restructure tom of every Iced Capp the feds and the extra tax our whole immigration cup is a pile of icy At least the Inukshuk was able to get some sun this week! share from it? plan. despair. - C. Yee - Jesse Dee SEND YOUR PHOTOS TO WWW.VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA/FLICKR vancouver.24hrs.ca/ufc >Breaking News 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 6 CSIS tapping calls: Protesters QMI AGENCY — G20 protest- ers say their phone calls, e-mails and texts are being monitored by CSIS agents. trying to intimidate them. With the Toronto summit just two weeks away, the security provisions to exam- ine mail, faxes, texts and e- mails, a CSIS official said. Luxurious loo Canadian Security Intelli- Members of the Toronto Andprotestersclaimthere gence Service has escalated Community Mobilization havebeenatleast28incidents domestic surveillance, Network, which is planning in which organizers have had sources said. demos against the June 26 CSISofficersshowupattheir The agency can obtain and27sessions,saidtheyhave doors seeking interviews and court orders under national a right to stage protests. » Register fertilizer, not long-guns PHOTOS: REUTERS, QMI AGENCY Forget the long-gun registry. Register fertilizer instead. soap. And while a pseudo registry already exists for ammonium nitrate — it was introduced in Renting a regular 2008 — as was the case with the missing 1,625 kilograms of ammonium nitrate in Southern portable toilet costs Ontario earlier this week, vendors don’t always follow the rules. “Evil is in people’s hearts, $150. The two cabin Lux2 it’s not in a piece of paper or fertilizer or a firearm,” said David MacKay, president and CEO of will set you back $1,500. the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers. Conservative MP Candice Hoeppner’s private Michael O’Shaunessy, member’s bill to scrap the long-gun registry isn't expected to be voted on until the fall. spokesman for Ignatieff, QMI AGENCY — He has Instead of the usual hold- pooh-poohed critics. beendumpingonthegovern- your-nose plastic cubicles, Hesaidthetabforthetoilet ment, accusing it of membersofthemediaandIg- is$1,600andtheLiberalParty extravagance and waste. natieff’s caucus attending a has rented it for a week to ac- However, Liberal Leader gardenpartyWednesdaywere commodatethreegardenpar- Michael Ignatieff appears to surprisedtofindtheTajMahal ties the Liberal leader is host- be flush with cash this week, ofportabletoiletswithgranite ing – one for the media and renting Ottawa’s most luxuri- countertops, wood panelling caucus, one for Laurier Club ous porta-potty. and almond-scented hand donors and one for the staff. >World 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 8 PHOTO: REUTERS Measuring the damage • U.S. government scien- tists have estimated the leak to range from 12,000 barrels (1.9 million litres) to 19,000 barrels (3 mil- lion litres) a day, with one team’s estimate as high as 25,000 (3.97 million litres) barrels a day. • The spill that has soiled 190 km of U.S. Gulf coast- line and threatens multi-billion-dollar fish- ing and tourist industries. Crude oil mousse A dead crab sits among the oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a U.S. beach. REUTERS — Heavier con- spawning areas. to see this type of impact for centrations of oil from the A variety of fish spawn the next 72 hours,” Sole said gushing Gulf of Mexico there, including red snap- Thursday. “We really need leak have begun sloshing per, grouper and speckled to keep our attention on up on Florida seashores as trout, and Alabama’s pri- this.” the state ramps up its mary oyster beds are in the The consistency of the effort to keep its coastline same area as well. oil, a cross between tar balls clean. Mike Sole, secretary of and fresh crude, has made Tar balls and crude oil the Florida Department of collection difficult. Oil ab- “mousse” entered into Per- Environmental Protection, sorbing booms have been dido Bay in northwest said the heavier concentra- ineffective and skimmers Florida on the border with tions — in an area just west have had difficulty picking Alabama late Wednesday, of the Florida tourist haven up the toxic debris in the prompting state and local of Pensacola — should con- area of an inland waterway officials to step up skim- tinue over the next several shared by both Florida and ming operations before the days. Alabama, according to local gooey mess taints delicate “We’re going to continue officials. MEXICAN CARTELS UNDER PRESSURE Mass arrests in drug sweep REUTERS — More than 400 istration said. tackle the problems. people accused of having The suspects were But tensions between the ties to trafficking for Mexi- charged with various of- two countries have also risen can drug cartels were fenses, including conspiracy in recent days after the fatal arrested in 16 U.S. states and distribution of illegal shooting of a Mexican Wednesday, U.S. authorities drugs such as cocaine, teenager by a U.S. border pa- said Thursday. heroin, marijuana and trol agent, an incident that As part of the latest methamphetamines. prompted a formal com- sweep, 429 people were ar- The sweep is the latest ef- plaint by Mexico and an FBI rested and nearly 3,000 fort by Mexico and the investigation. pounds of marijuana, 247 Obama administration to try U.S. Attorney General pounds of cocaine, $5.8 mil- to clamp down on drug traf- Eric Holder expressed regret lion in U.S. currency and 141 ficking along the border for the death of the teenager. weapons were seized, the where violence has esca- But he said the relationship Justice Department and lated. Pressure has grown on between the two countries Drug Enforcement Admin- the two governments to was still good. 10 AFGHANISTAN Wedding targeted by bomber REUTERS — A suicide bomber killed at least 40 people, a quarter of them children, and wounded 77 others at a wedding party in insurgency-plagued southern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday. “A suicide bomber went inside the party where hundreds of peo- ple were sitting and blew himself up,” a police official said of the blast at around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Arghandab district, north of Kandahar, where foreign troops are focusing on a push in coming months to whittle out the Taliban. » I, Robot PHOTO: REUTERS A woman looks at MYON, a humanoid robot, designed by Frackenpohl Poulheim and the neurorobotics institute of Berlin’s Humboldt University at the DMY design festival in Berlin, on Thursday. The DMY International Design Festival runs from June 9-13. >Money 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11- SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 12 DOLLAR NASDAQ DOW S&P/TSX OIL 96.97 ¢ US 2,218.71 10,172.53 11,635.85 75.48 $US + 1.21 ¢ US + 59.86 + 273.28 + 185.21 + 1.10 $US PHOTO: REUTERS Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney smiles after his speech at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) conference in Montreal Thursday. He said banks around the world need to bolster strength to better uphold failing institutions. CARNEY PUSHING FOR SHIFT IN FINANCIAL REFORMS ‘Radical changes’ QMI AGENCY — Bank of world have to be made drag their competitors and Canada Governor Mark Car- stronger and markets the whole global financial ney urged G20 leaders strengthenedtobetterabsorb system down with them. meeting in Toronto later this the shocks from those insti- “G20 leaders have man- month to make the “radical” tutions that do fail. dated a series of reforms to financial reforms necessary Carney also said global put the global financial sys- to prevent another global banks should be less con- tem on a more solid footing,” economic meltdown. nected to each other and to said Carney. “These changes Speaking in Montreal, the market so when large in- are radical, not incremen- Carneysaidbanksaroundthe stitutions collapse they don’t tal.” IBM, Google most gay-friendly QMI AGENCY — Tech giants IBM, Google, BT Group, tionals in relation to diver- IBM and Google are Morgan Stanley and Cisco sity and inclusion. among the household Systems made the top five "On behalf of IBMers names topping the list of LGBT-friendly corpora- worldwide and our LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and tions list, the International communities, IBM is ex- transgender-friendly cor- Gay and Lesbian Chamber tremely proud to receive porations, according to an of Commerce said in its this recognition," said international business second edition of the index. Frank Kern, IBM's senior equality index released The index measures the vice president of global Thursday. performance of multina- business services. Consumer confidence softening QMI AGENCY — Confidence lar taking a toll on optimism months, compared with al- among Canadian con- about future finances, a poll most 30% in February, ac- sumers is showing signs of found. cording to the latest Har- weakening, with the falling One in four Canadians ris/Decima-Investors Group stock markets, the crisis in see good times ahead for the consumer confidence sur- Europe and the strong dol- economy over the next 12 vey. Remake on, remake off Jackie Chan stars with Jaden Smith in the new Karate Kid — a kung fu movie set in China. P17 24H VANCOUVER FRIDAY JUNE11 - SUNDAY JUNE13,2010 Films ........... 14-16 Gaga in We’re talkin’ demand Reviews ............ 17 tough guys Everybody wants to These are men on a mission. Movie list ......... 18 work with her, And we’ve got the Top 10 People ............. 22 including 50 Cent. testosterone-basted P22 movies. P16 What to do... 24-29 Television..... 30-31 >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE132010 WWW.24HRS.CA 14 Reel Trivia starring TV-to-film adaptations C. Whoopi Goldberg D. Danny Glover 3. Oprah Winfrey that worked QMI AGENCY — Pity the fool who Star Trek II: The Wrath of provided the voice for which character in Charlotte’s Web? A. Charlotte the Spider B. Gussy the Goose tries to make a decent movie out of Khan (1982): A sequel to the C. Bitsy the Cow a TV series. Dukes of Hazzard any- episode Space Seed, this re- D. Fern one? Bewitched? The Mod Squad? It’s Pat? The odds are not good. But mains the funny, poignant, Oprah Winfrey exciting pinnacle of the 4. Judge Bumbleton’s with The A-Team now playing, here franchise; its influence 1. Oprah Winfrey was voice was provided by arefiveTV-to-filmadaptationsthat can even be felt in last nominated for a Best worked: Oprah Winfrey for which year’s Trek reboot. Supporting Actress movie? Borat: Cultural Learnings of The Untouchables Oscar for which movie? America for Make Benefit Glorious (1987): Brian DePalma’s A. The Princess and the NationofKazakhstan(2006):Char- period piece is grandly A. Lincoln Frog acters from Da Ali G Show don’t entertaining, with sen- B. Beloved B. Bee Movie translateautomatically—seeBruno sational work from Robert De C. The Color Purple C. Antz — but this send-up of all things Niro and, especially, Sean Con- D. Native Son D. A Bug’s Life American managesto be both hilar- nery. iously filthy and socially astute. South Park: Bigger, Longer 2. Who starred besides For more movie trivia, TheFugitive(1993):Terrificper- andUncut(1999): TreyParker Oprah Winfrey in The and other quizzes, formances from Harrison Ford and and Matt Stone actually im- Color Purple (1985) and be sure to visit Tommy Lee Jones elevate the man- prove upon their cult TV se- Beloved (1998)? triviaplaza.com on-the-run material for a thriller ries,withananimatedmusical that’s smart, riveting and dramati- that’s as outlandish as it is A. Sidney Poitier cally satisfying. hummable. B. Laurence Fishburne Answer 1-C 2-D 3-B 4-A >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE132010 WWW.24HRS.CA 16 » Writers hired for Green Lantern 2 Macho, macho men QMI AGENCY — They love it when a plan comes together. Glengarry Glen Ross EscapefromNewYork Green Lantern is a year away from release, but Warner Bros. already is starting development on a sequel. The studio has hired Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim, all of whom worked on the They may also love — in no (1992): Sometimes, the great- (1981): It’s actually about Lantern screenplay, to write a treatment for the sec- particular order — eye est mission a man will face is onlyonemanonamission, ond installment. The trio will also write the patches, foul language, simply keeping his job. “You but when it’s Snake treatment for the silver-screen incarnation of The tobacco, mindless violence, call yourself a salesman, you Plissken, do you really Flash. Development on a second installment this far the smell of napalm in the son of a b----?” a never-better need more? The most out from a movie’s release date is rare, signaling the morning, and copious Alec Baldwin asks Jack Lem- iconic character of Kurt studio’s confidence in what it sees so far. amounts of human growth mon. Russell’scareer,Plisskenis hormone. The Warriors (1979): “Waarriorrrss! Come out to the sneering, one-eyed convict sent to rescue the » Studio revives Ghost in Japan They are the stars of that plaaaaay!” Walter Hill’s cult U.S. president after Air Paramount Pictures is bringing Ghost back to life most testosterone-basted of sensation is a kinetic fable Force One crashes in with a Japanese version of the romance blockbuster, film genres: The men-on-a- about a street gang accused of Manhattan. becoming the latest Hollywood studio to launch a mission movie, a cinematic anassassinationandthejour- local-language production as U.S. films stumble at subcategory that’s experienc- ney home they have to make Japan’s box offices. ing a minor renaissance this witheveryrivalgangscouring year. Friday, of course, heralds New York City for them. The Longest Yard (1974): Predator (1987): The Termi- » Will Damon return to Bourne? thebig-screendebutofTheA- Forget the lightweight Adam nator may be his signature fran- Universal is going back to the drawing board with its Team, the cheerfully dopey Sandler remake. The original chise, but this Rambo-meets- Bourne franchise, hiring the Oscar-nominated 1980s series about a band of is the one that scores, with Alien thrill ride is among writer/director of Michael Clayton to write a treat- crack mercenaries who, de- Burt Reynolds as the now- Schwarzenegger’s most exciting, ment for a fourth installment of the action series. spite firing thousands of jailed star quarterback tasked well-constructed efforts, thanks The project, with the working title of Bourne Legacy, rounds of ammo per episode, byacruelwardentoassemble to director John McTiernan. It will be written by Tony Gilroy. Universal wants to never killed anyone. ateamofinmatesforapivotal alsohelpsthatSchwarzeneggeris release the film in 2012. But it is unclear whether Consider these picks for game against the guards. surrounded by an ensemble that Bourne star Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass, who the10bestmen-on-a-mission Apocalypse Now (1979): includesJesseVentura,BillDuke directed the sequels movies: What was I saying about na- and Shane Black. Bourne The Wild Bunch (1969): palm in the morning? Francis Supremacy Sam Peckinpah’s end-of-era Ford Coppola’s epically trou- and Bourne saga follows the waning days bled Vietnam-set fever Ultimatum, ofagroupofmiddle-agedout- dream sees Martin TheDirtyDozen(1967):AswithTheMagnificent will return. laws who realize their way of Sheentaskedwithtrav- Seven, it takes an irresistible concept — a group of The duo’s life will soon be extinct, paved elling into a literal and prisoners during the Second World War are sent stance may over by the 20th century. figurativeheartofdark- on a suicide mission behind enemy lines. soften given The Magnificent Seven ness to assassinate a Lee Marvin is at his flinty best the multi- (1960): Transplanting Akira rogue colonel, por- as the leader of the rogues, million Kurosawa’srevered1954clas- trayed by a mem- whoincludeTellySavalas, dollar pay- sic, Seven Samurai, to the old orably mad Charles Bronson, Don- days west, this duster stars Yul Marlon ald Sutherland and involved. Brynner, Steve McQueen, Brando. Jim Brown. Charles Bronson and James T h e Coburnasgunfightersenlisted odyssey to protect a Mexican village proves from raiders. ashyp- Reservoir Dogs (1992): notic Dogs is red-meat, cojones — as it swinging crime drama of the i s highest order, complete with har- an anthem for ear-slashers row- everywhere:StuckintheMid- ing. dle with You. 17 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA >24H Weekend Reviews Hollywood’s latest joke QMI AGENCY — Sometimes I think things from Japanese philosophy, studio heads and producers have and he trained snotty white rich retreats where they just get high kids to be bullies. and laugh themselves silly think- In this The Karate Kid, the bad ing about how they can mess with guys are all Chinese, and the good us. guysareAmericansandsomeChi- OK, it’s a remake of The Karate nese. Kid. So let’s have it take place in Towhateverextenttheoriginal China, and Mr. Miyagi is Jackie KarateKidstretchedcredulity,this Chan, and it’s all kung fu. Only, get one pulls it into a membrane so this: We’ll still call it The Karate thin it practically disappears. We Kid! are asked to believe an urban 12- Oh, that is rich! year-old American could, in a few weeks, acquire skills superior to those of kids who practised kung Towhateverextentthe fu since kindergarten and then original KarateKid took it to an elite level. stretchedcredulity,this Trytoimagineastoryinwhich onepullsitintoa a Chinese kid who’s never skated in his life moves to Vancouver, membranesothinit whereaspirituallycentredhockey The Original practicallydisappears. coach has him playing major Ju- nior A hockey in a few weeks and The Karate Kid, 1984 skating circles around John Starring: Ralph Macchio as Daniel Tavares and Alex Pietrangelo. Larusso, Pat Morita as Mr. Kesuke Beat-for-beataham-handedre- Smith is actually quite engag- Miyagi and Elisabeth Shue as Ali make of the original, The Karate ing in this preposterous remake, Mills. Kid stars Jaden Smith (Will’s son) and by the end does look like he Director: John G. Avildsen as Dre Parker, who moves into a knows what he’s doing on the Review: By George Anthony, The town (Beijing) where he’s a fish- Shaolin stage. Wenwen Han has Toronto Sun, Monday, June 25, out-of-water, treated to regular the same unrewarding girlfriend 1984 beat-downsbybullieswho’vebeen roleElizabethShuehadintheorig- ‘They haven’t named this one The trained in martial arts and fed a inal, and is suitably adorable. And KaRocky Kid for nothing ... don’t cruel no-mercy philosophy by a the bully Cheng (Zhenwei Wang), be surprised if you hear cheers in misguided master. whilenotasphysicallyimposingas the theatre and discover they’re Except in the original, the mes- theoriginal’sWilliamZabka,hasa coming from you. sagewaswhatwecouldlearnfrom snottinessyouinnatelywanttosee Ralph Macchio as the kid and other cultures (that and an electri- kicked off his face. Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita as his trainer cally charged underdog story from ... bring an excellent harmony to Rocky director John Avildsen, a The Karate Kid the screen offering sensitive, master himself at making audi- thoughtful characterizations.’ ences cheer). The bad sensei was a (2010) Score: 9/10 white man who took all the wrong **1/2 Jaden Smith as the new Karate Kid. >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 18 Movie listings> 1:40, 3:50, 7:15, 9:45. Mon to Wed 3:45,6:45,9:45. Downtown 5:40, 8:20. Robin Hood Fri to Thu 1:20, 4:30, 7:40, Raajneeti FritoThu12:55,4:25,8. 4:30, Sex and the City 2 Fri to Thu 1:15, Cinemark Tinseltown The Secret in Their Eyes (El secreto 10:50. 7:45. at International Village de sus ojos) Fri 6:45, 9:30. Sat and SexandtheCity2 FritoThu12:10,3:30,7, ShrekForeverAfter FritoThu1:25,3:50, 88 West Pender, 806-0799 Sun 1:15, 4, 6:45, 9:30. Mon to Wed 10:30. 6:50,9:20. 5:20, 8:05. Shrek Forever After 3D Fri to Sun 11:30 Splice FritoThu1:35,4:05,7:10,9:55. AGORA Fri to Thu 12:50, 3:55, 7:05, UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin Sat 7. AM,1:50,4:10,6:30,9.MontoThu1:50, UFC115:Liddellvs.Franklin Sat7. 10. 4:10,6:30,9. Exit Through the Gift Shop Fri to Thu 12:35, 2:45, 5, 7:25, 9:40. CinéArts Empire Theatres - Oakridge Cinemas Van East Cinema Richmond 601-650 West 41st Avenue, 2290 Commercial Drive, Famous Players Richmond Get Him to the Greek Fri to Wed 11:45 AM, 1:05, 2:25, 3:45, 5:05, 6:25, 7:45, 263-1944 251-1313 3278 Centre 6 9:05, 10:25. Thu 11:45, 1:05, 2:25, Calltheatreforschedule. Richmond Shopping Centre, 3:45, 6:25, 9:05, 10:25. THE A-TEAM Fri 7:15, 10. Sat and 273-71739 Harry Brown Fri to Wed 11:55 AM, 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:35. CinéArtsThu Sun 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 10. Mon to Thu 5:10, 8. Surrey GetHimtotheGreek Fri4,7:20,9:55.Sat 11:55, 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:35, 11:45. THE KARATE KID Fri 6:45, 9:50. Sat CO Strawberry Hill Grande 12:50, 4, 7:20, 9:55. 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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Fri 1:45, 3, 4:15, 5:30, 6:45, 8, 9:10, 2110 Burrard Street, THEKARATEKID FritoTue12:20,3:40, 3:55,7:05,9:45.Sat12:45,3:55,7:05,9:45. 10:30, 11:30. 734-7469 7, 10:15. Wed 1, 4, 7, 10:15. Thu 12:20, Sun 12:45, 3:55, 7:05. Mon to Thu 3:55, Letters to Juliet Fri to Thu 12, 2:35, 3:40,7,10:15. 7:05. 5:10, 7:40, 10:10. Babies Fri to Thu 1:15, 3, 5, 7:25, 9:10. Killers FritoTue12:50,3:20,6:40,9:20. SexandtheCity2 Fri3:45,6:55,10:05.Sat Marmaduke Fri to Thu 12:15, 2:30, Excited Wed and Thu 7. Wed1,3:25,6:40,9:20.Thu12:50,3:20, 12:35, 3:45, 6:55, 10:05. Sun 12:35, 3:45, 4:45, 7, 9:15. Mao's Last Dancer Fri to Wed 2, 4:20, 6:40,9:20. 6:55.MontoThu3:45,6:55. Splice Fri to Thu 11:50 AM, 2:20, 3:35, 7:10, 9:30. Thu 2, 4:20, 9:30. Kites FritoThu12:45,3:45,6:50,9:50. Shrek Forever After Fri 5, 7:15, 9:35. Sat 4:50, 6:05, 7:20, 8:35, 9:50. 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Festival Cinemas Park Shrek Forever After 3D Fri to Wed 12, THEA-TEAM Fri12:30,1:30,3:30,4:30, 2:30,5,7:30,10.Thu12:15,2:30,5,7:30, 7, 7:35, 10, 10:35. v.o.a.Sat 12:30, 1:30, Empire Theatres - Granville 7 Theatre 10. 3:30, 4:30, 7, 7:35, 10:35, 10:50. v.o.a. 855 Granville Street, 3440 Cambie Street, Splice FritoThu1:10,4:20,7:50,10:25. SuntoThu12:30,1:30,3:30,4:30,7,7:35, 684-4000 709-3456 10,10:35.v.o.a. Empire Studio 12 Guilford GetHimtotheGreek FritoThu1:15,4:25, Date Night Fri 7:10, 9:40. Sat and Shrek Forever After 3D Fri 3, 5, 7, 9. 15051-101st Avenue, 581-1716 7:20,10:30. v.o.a. Sun 1:35, 4:10, 7:10, 9:40. Mon to Sat and Sun 1, 3, 5, 7, 9. Mon to Thu 3, 251-1313 3278 Iron Man 2 Fri to Thu 12:35, 4:05, 7:25, Wed 5:50, 8:30. 5, 7, 9. 10:50. v.o.a. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Man THEKARATEKID FritoThu1,4:15,7:30, som hatar kvinnor) Fri 8. Sat and Sun Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver THEA-TEAM FritoThu1,4,7,10. 10:45. RWC/DVSFri to Thu noon, 3:15, 1:10, 4:20, 8. 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PrinceofPersia:TheSandsofTime Frito PrinceofPersia:TheSandsofTime Frito 12:30,4:30,8. Oceans Fri 7:15, 9:45. Sat and Sun Wed 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:45. Thu 12:50, Thu1:10,4:10,7:15,10:10. >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 22 PEOPLE IN THE NEWS FUTURE COLLABORATION? 50 Cent wants to work with Lady Gaga WENN.COM — 50 Cent is think she’s fresh. I haven’t seen that be- adding his name to a long fore. What she’s doing now is new, with all list of stars who want to the crazy dress codes and all that stuff. work with Lady Gaga — “A lot of things in music/entertainment the rapper is in awe of the are recycled. It’s gonna sound like a singer’s originality. diss, but it’s no disrespect that you A wide variety of artists would see Lil Wayne wear a little black have already expressed vest and that hat. I saw Cyndi Lauper an interest in teaming up wearing that; it was (just) on a different with the Poker Face hit- artist. And even the glasses that Jay-Z maker for a collaboration, had on, that is Frank Sinatra. These are including Ne-Yo, Lindsay all iconic pieces coming back.” Lohan, Susan Boyle and Snoop Dogg. And 50 Cent is happy to join the wait- ing list because he’s convinced Gaga > “What she’s doing now is is the only musician in the spotlight who is creating her own trends. new, with all the crazy dress He tells Rap-up.com, “Yeah, I would like to work with her. It’d be cool. I codes and all that stuff.” Friends ate Cobb salad every day for 10 years 24 HOURS NEWS SERVICES — Courteney Cox has eaten enough Cobb salad to last a lifetime. In an interview with The Los An- geles Times, Cox reveals that she ate ODintentional? Porno promo what Friends co-stars ate during lunch Police say Larry King’s wife, Real Housewives star on the set together on the hit TV se- Shawn Southwick, left a Jacqueline Laurita tweeted ries — for 10 years. note that implied she had overdosed on purpose and Real Lohan recently that co-star Danielle Staub, pictured, “Jennifer (Aniston) and Lisa (Kudrow) and I ate lunch together indicated where she Lindsay Lohan is consider- leaked her own sex tape. every single day for 10 years,” Cox, wanted to be buried, ing a stint in reality TV — Laurita tweets, “Heard from 45, said. “We always had the same reports TMZ. the actress has been a very reliable source that D thing — a Cobb salad. But it wasn’t And emergency workers offered a place on the next released her own sex tape. really a Cobb salad. It was a Cobb who arrived at the King series of Donald Trump’s Heard it’s disgusting. Such salad that Jennifer doctored up home in Provo, Utah, found Celebrity Apprentice. disregard for her kids. I feel with turkey bacon and gar- several empty prescription Lohan, who is currently horrible for them.” banzo beans and I don’t know bottles at her bedside, bound by court restrictions The tape is being released by what. She has a way with food, including Compro, relating to her probation porn company Hustler, Inc. which really helps.” Prometrium, Clonazepam, from a 2007 arrest, is said on June 14. Cox also said she had her Ambien, Klonopin, Subutex, to have several movie parts Staub seems oblivious to the doubts about Friends visiting the Cymbalta and Lyrica. lined up, including a turn as critics, tweeting, “Having a big screen, like Sex and the City did. Subutex is commonly used infamous porn star Linda beautiful day in spite of all “I wish we could do that with Friends,” the to treat narcotic addiction Lovelace in Inferno and a that’s going on. Love my life! actress laments. “I don’t think it’s going to and Cymbalta is an anti- part in Robert Rodriguez’s Love my fans! Thanks for happen. I don’t know … a lot of things would depressant. Machete. being true to me.” have to break just right for it to work. But — 24 HOURS NEWS SERVICES — WENN.COM — 24 HOURS NEWS SERVICES we’ve daydreamed about it.” >> Star Jones takes novel view >> World Cup fever hits True Blood Star Jones will publish a novel about a TV show, The Lunch British actors Stephen Moyer, left, and James Frain have Club, whose hosts “learn that a former colleague — privy to brought World Cup fever to the set of hit U.S. TV show True all their secrets — is coming back with a splash.” Some call Blood — they’ve persuaded producers to let them watch the book revenge as Jones was pushed off The View in 2006. the soccer games while they work, says NYdailyNews.com. — 24 HOURS NEWS SERVICES — 24 HOURS NEWS SERVICES >Weird News Read it daily. All your news essentials >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11 -SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 24 BREAKING BAD Cooking up an emotionally-charged tale QMI AGENCY — Twice in the must ponder the notion that past month Breaking Bad has his stubbornness in doing his Recent episodes left us breathless. twisted version of “the right have taken things to The series, which presents thing” at the worst possible a new level in terms itsthird-seasonfinaleSunday, time has merely painted a June 13 on AMC, has always massive target on his own of ... abominable been gripping. But recent back. behaviour. episodes have taken things to In the third-season finale, a new level in terms of acting, titled Full Measure, we’ll see if actionandabominablebehav- Walt can concoct a compro- iour. misewithhisdrug-lordbossto The episode titled Fly, keep both Jesse and himself which aired three weeks ago, alive. was arguably the most men- Looking at the full three tally and emotionally tense seasons of Breaking Bad, one hourofdramatictelevisionwe canbarelyfathomthedepthof have seen in five years. therabbitholeintowhichWalt Then the episode titled and Jesse have crawled. Half Measures, which aired Their early partnership last week, took all that sim- was a fairly straight-forward, mering tension and exploded albeit highly illegal, proposi- it outward. tion, as you’ll recall. The result is that Walt Walt, a nondescript high (multi Emmy-winner Bryan schoolchemistryteacher,was Walt (Bryan Cranston, left) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) have another tense chat during the third season of the AMC series Breaking Bad. Cranston) now has crossed a dying of cancer. Terrified of linethathenceforthwillmake leavinghiswifeandphysically nest-egg for his loved ones Cranston — who played daffy ferentfromthatcharacterand way, and vice versa. “They are it impossible for him to main- challenged son with virtually when he died. But of course, dadHalinMalcolmintheMid- thatconstruct,”Cranstonsaid. oil and water,” Cranston said. tain his arm’s-length psycho- nothing,Waltdecidedtoman- nothingiseverthatsimple,es- dle — in such a serious role. Walt is about as far from “They are The Odd Couple, logical distance from the con- ufacturecrystalmethandhave pecially in the drug world. “Imadeaconsciouschoice Hal as Cranston can get. But andthemorewestayTheOdd sequences of his crimes. aformerstudentofhis—Jesse It’s funny, when Breaking that I was not going to do any while Hal cared about his kids Couple, the better it is. They And an on-the-run Jesse — sell it. Bad debuted, we found it more comedy after Malcolm inabizarre,comedicway,Walt are together out of need, not (Emmy nominee Aaron Paul) Walt just wanted to leave a slightly challenging to accept unless it was significantly dif- caresaboutJesseinagrudging out of desire.” 25 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA >24H Weekend UPROAR OVER VIDEO Lady Gaga will not be ‘broken’ by prejudice WENN.COM — Lady Gaga has PHOTO: REUTERS defended her new Alejandro video following a storm of criticism over the religious imageryintheclip—insisting she will not be “broken” by “prejudice”. The promo, which Gaga has previously called “a cele- bration and an admiration of gaylove”,seesthesaucysinger inherunderwearwrithingona bed with semi-naked male dancers in a bondage-style scene. ThevideoalsoshowsGaga dressed in a latex nuns’ outfit, suggestively swallowing a set ofrosarybeads,andappearsto include references to Madonna’s famous videos for Lady Gaga pulled a Madonna with her latest video’s Catholic Like A Prayer and Vogue. imagery. The religious elements in the clip have caused conster- ways Catholic symbols — upset her. nation amongst campaign while bleating out Alejandro In a series of posts on her groups including bosses at enoughtimestoinducevomit... Twitter.com page, she writes, America’s Catholic League, She has now become the new “So many will try to destroy whohavereleasedastatement poster girl for American deca- me. So many, over and over, slamming the star’s efforts. dence and Catholic bashing, cominginperiodsofgreatness. Itreads,“LadyGagaisplay- sans (without) the looks and But in this period, I cannot be ingMadonnacopycat,squirm- talent of her role model.” broken...Prejudiceisadisease. ing around half-naked with ButGagahashitbackatthe And when they come for you, half-naked guys, abusing complaints,insistingshewon’t or refuse your worth, I will be Catholicsymbols—they’real- let the negative comments ready for their stones...” >24H Weekend 26 MUSIC Melvins hit Billboard charts after 26 years QMI AGENCY — The music industry’s collapse is good The milestone managed to stun its news for the Melvins, the members: “Top 200 what?” singer/guitarist defiantly uncommercial Roger “Buzz” Osborne said. “thud-rock” band that just cracked the U.S. pop album The band’s biggest release chart for the first time in its is 1993’s Houdini, which was 26-year career. partly produced by Nirvana The group, whose heavy frontman Kurt Cobain, one of guitar riffs and mumbled vo- their biggest fans. It has sold cals paved the way for fellow about110,000copies.The1996 Seattle-area bands such as release Stag posted the band’s Nirvana and Soundgarden, bestopeningweekafterselling grabbed the last spot on Bill- Weirdo sludge rockers The almost 4,000 albums. The board’s Top 200 chart pub- Melvins have made it on the bandhassold538,000albums lished Wednesday. pop charts with their 19th since Nielsen SoundScan Itachievedthisfeatbysell- album, The Bride Screamed began tracking data in 1991. ing just 2,809 copies of The Murder. Osborne and drummer Bride Screamed Murder, its DaleCroverhavegonethrough 19th album. With another slowest week since the early amultitudeofbassplayers,in- 2,000 units, they would have 1970s,accordingtoaBillboard cluding one of Shirley Tem- breached the top half of the estimate. ple’sdaughters,sincetheband chart. Exactly five years ago, While the Melvins’ debut was formed in 1984. the threshold for inclusion in chartrankingthereforecomes Thelineuphasstabilizedin the Top 200 was about 5,000 with an asterisk of sorts, the recent years after the Melvins copies. milestonemanagedtostunits expanded to a quartet by Since then, U.S. album members. “Top 200 what?” adding second drummer sales have halved, and the in- singer/guitarist Roger “Buzz” CoadyWillisandbassistJared dustry last month suffered its Osborne said via email. Warren. » Saturday a sketch show. They’re both back with new install- laughs ments on Saturday, with Comedy Now! kicking off OK, we’re not going to lie: its 12th season and Com- CTV’s Comedy Now! and edy Inc. embarking upon Comedy Inc. always have its fifth season. The new been kind of the same lineup of standup comedi- show in our heads. They ans on Comedy Now! both have “comedy” in the The distinction is that includes Debra Di Giovanni title, and they’re both Comedy Now! is a standup (pictured), Tyler Hawkins, about, uh, comedy. show, while Comedy Inc. is and Ian Bagg. All your news essentials >Arts&Entertainment 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 28 TELEVISION Which sitcom actresses rarely watch their shows? REUTERS — Six of the funniest Cox: Yes, it’s great because younger dissecting my Lynch: Really? How is that women on television gath- I’m really hands on ... On performances, going: “Oh, I possible? ered recently to share their Friends,Iwaspartofanamaz- shouldn’t have done that, Vergara: Plastic surgery. insights on comedy, creative ing experience and cast but I what if I had done it this way,” (Laughs.) Now, at his age, it’s control and conflict. didn’t have a say in anything. to the point where, just for my hard to find things to do with Wanda Sykes (The New Now I do and it’s my baby and mental health, I had to stop him. I realize his friends love Adventures of Old Christine), I want to be a part of every- watchingmyself. the show and he loves the Jane Lynch (Glee) and Sofia thing. Sykes: I used to watch show, so I enjoy seeing him Vergara (Modern Family) dis- everything. Now I TiVo Old laughing and feeling like I’m HOW DO YOU HANDLE WHEN THE Christine and I don’t have part of them. Because usually closed that they rarely watch MATERIAL IS NOT FUNNY AND their shows. Patricia Heaton time to go back and watch it. he’ssoannoyedwithme. YOUKNOWIT? And also, because I’m not (The Middle), Courteney Cox Lynch: I’ve had moments in involved with the editing, it’s WHEN YOU WATCH YOURSELF, (Cougar Town) and Felicity Glee, some moments that are like, I know what I did, they WHAT ARE YOU MOST CRITICAL Huffman (Desperate House- kind of iconic now, that I make their choices. But on my OF? wives) also join in. didn’t think were that funny. Vergara: Well, I’m new to show, I stopped watching WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST FRUS- REUTERS But I’m one of those people: because I do the editing. I’m acting ... I was a TV host. But it TRATIONS OF YOUR JOB? I’m tired, I’m not that thereallnight. was a travel show — not CourteneyCox:Itjusthap- ambitiousanymore.(Laughs.) We shoot Friday nights and I comedy,notacting...soitgives penssofast.Yougivethreedif- Soamomentwillcomeupand get home at 6:30, 7 in the me a little bit of insecurity. ferent versions just to give it a I’ll just play it and do my best. Courteney Cox (Cougar Town, left) and Jane Lynch (Glee). morning on Saturday. So it’s Waiting for an audition, you rangeandyoudon’treallyhave Maybe it goes flat, but I don’t like, I just watched it eight see all these girls that have time to go in and change take responsibility. I rarely the Madonna episode of Glee WHY DON’T YOU WATCH IT times. been preparing, working for (things). “Why did you pick watch what I do, I just walk lastnight.Iwasinbedwithmy MORE? eight years. Then I started that one? That’s actually not awayfromit. dogsandmycatsallbymyself, Lynch: (Not) because I don’t SOFIA, DO YOU WATCH MODERN saying, “Whatever, if they good.” Heaton: You don’t watch the laughing! I turned to my dog like to watch myself. It’s just FAMILY? want me, they want me.” So I Heaton: You’re producing, show? and said, “Your mommy’s that when I’m done, I’m done. Sofia Vergara: Sometimes. I didfoolthem. right? Lynch: Not much. I watched funny!” IspentalotoftimewhenIwas havea19-year-oldson. Lynch:It’sallfooling,isn’tit? 29 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA >24H Weekend After6 Songfire Punk icon still bleeds passion lights up DARYL STERDAN - If any band The latest D.O.A. incarnation minutes to jaw about his A: When we were locked out, has failed to live up to its name, it’s D.O.A. — bassist Dirty Dan Sedan and drummer Floor Tom longevity and where he sees himself in 20 years. I was thinking, ‘Well, this is really f—-ed up.’ But I’m not local arts It’s been more than 30 years since Joe Keithley Jones – recently released their umpteenth studio Q: You’ve been at this for three decades. Don’t you ever get the oldest guy around. Char- lie Harper from the U.K. Subs scene formed the pioneering punk album of bareknuckle politi- tired of it? is actually older than me. I like outfit in Vancouver — and cal punk, Talk - Action = 0, ti- A: If the shows and the people to go on tour with him so I QMI AGENCY - Fans of the- aside from one brief hiatus in tled after their longtime are good, then it’s fine. But don’t have to be the oldest guy atre, music, or art-song – the the ’90s, D.O.A. has been vir- motto. They also just finished yeah, sometimes it’s the same in the van. fusion of poetry and classical tually indestructible, outplay- a European tour that included old thing. We had one show Q: Does it get harder to main- music – are in for a treat this ing, outperforming and out- 20 shows in 19 days, includ- the other day and some skin- tain that fire in your belly? month. lasting all the competition. ing one gig that ended in a riot. head guy kept f—-ing with the A: I’ve tried hard not to get to Vancouver International Metric MUSIC “D.O.A. is probably the old- And Keithley, who still monitor and turning it that jaded point where you Song Institute presents the METRIC - Saturday @ 7 est existing punk rock band,” runs his own Sudden Death around. He did it about 15 just go, ‘f—- it’. I think I’ve first ever Songfire Festival of p.m. Malkin Bowl. Tick- agrees the 53-year-old Keith- record label, is about to dig times. I finally had to kick him managed to avoid it by com- Song, which features local ets through ley, known the world over as through his vast in the chest. Stuff like that, I ing up with new albums and and international artists. livenation.com “Joey Shithead”. “And I’m archives once get kind of tired of it. But it’s new ideas — or maybe they’re “We’re pretty sure I’m the last again for his all about the shows. For in- just variations on old ones. Ei- trying to “It’s KENORONHKWA - Satur- guy left from the orig- second book. stance, we just played an in- ther way, it keeps us progress- invite peo- incredibly day @ 8 p.m. Queen inal scene. I’m not Between fill- credible show in Zurich. It ing instead of becoming a ple to take beautiful Elizabeth Theatre. sure why. Either ing CD or- was an outdoor protest show nostalgia act. And we keep a look at Tickets at Ticketmaster we’re completely f—- ders at Sud- for a May Day March, basi- going to different places. To this thing and you Featuring Choclair, David ing crazy or there’s den Death’s cally. The organizers never me, that thing in Zurich was b e c a u s e hear voices Miracle and Waleed something good about Burnaby had a permit. After we fin- really interesting. We’re going it’s incred- that just Abdulhamid the band. Or maybe HQ, he ished, the park was sur- to South America for the first ibly beau- knock your Dionne Warwick - Satur- it’s a little of both.” found a rounded by about 1,000 riot time later this year. And we tiful and day @ 8 p.m. River Rock While Keithley f e w police and trucks with water went to China for the first you hear socks off.” Show Theatre. Tickets may be the last cannons. They time. That was totally voices that through Ticketmaster punk stand- arrested about whacked. Everything was to- just knock your socks off,” Drums for Compassion: ing, he’s 400 people in all. tally backwards to what said Rena Sharon, the artistic Benefit concert for Haiti hardly We were inside you’re used to. So it was a director at VISI. “It’s not a Sunday @ 7 p.m. The standing this hall and great education and a great rock concert but it rocks.” Cultch. For info, drums- still. went outside to time too. The festival, which runs forcompassion.com see what was Q: You’re gonna be a senior until June 23, features16 dif- going on and it soon. Any plans to retire? ferent concerts. THEATRE was like, ‘Holy A: I expect I’ll do this until I Performances range from Much Ado About Nothing s—-!’ We ran as die. I said to the guys the traditional recitals to song Ongoing to Sept. 25 @ fast as we f—-ing other day that I could see theatre to Canadian work cu- Vanier Park. For tickets could back to the doing this for another 10 rated by Music on the Main, and show times, visit hall — and of years. And they said, ‘F—-, with acts including Chor bardonthebeach.org course the door was you’ll never stop’. But when Leoni and The Schumanns - locked, so that wasn’t people stop coming, that’s A Love Story in Song. COMEDY too smart (laughs). when I’ll stop. That’s when I’ll Venues for the festival in- Penn and Teller - Friday But we got through it head to the Legion on Satur- cludes UBC, SFU, Silk Purse, @ 8 p.m. River Rock OK. day night and play for beers. Bard on the Beach and the Show Theatre. Tickets at Q: At that point, weren’t you That’s where you’ll find me Cultch, while tickets are avail- Ticketmaster thinking, ‘I’m too old for this?’ when I’m 75. able at www.songfire.ca. ARTS The Modern Woman Ongoing to Sept. 6 Justin Nozuka sings the praises of Stevie Wonder Vancouver Art Gallery For more information, 24 seconds with… Joe Leary acoustically. Nozuka: I feel like I’m still 24: This tour really takes you finding my way and it’s be- visit vanartgallery.bc.ca N e w ference in how you perform all over and you’re opening coming more and more clear York-born, in these venues and is one for Stevie Wonder. That’s got to me. But it’s true, I’m influ- NIGHTLIFE Ca n a d i a n - better than the other for you? to be a thrill. enced by music monthly, and The Official Tapout Pre- bred singer/ Nozuka: Like every situation Nozuka: That’s a highlight of it affects the way that I write party and Fashion Show songwriter in life, each moment is new my life, so far. Stevie Wonder music. I hear new things that Friday @ 10 p.m. Gossip Justin Noz - and for performing, that def- is a gifted human being. make me feel new ways and Nightclub Tickets uka began initely the case. All the emo- Being able to cross paths with there are new kinds of through clubzone.com writing songs as a child and tions I feel and the vibe of the him in my lifetime is incred- sounds that are out there that UFC Afterparty with has since seen his career rise crowd and the venue that ible. I was just saying that I Justin Nozuka turn my head a little bit and Chuck Liddell - Saturday substantially with a musical we’re playing and the sound want to just see him play live give me inspiration to pursue @ 10 p.m. Gossip Night- ability and lyrical content that we’re hearing, it’s always once in my life and I got to do perhaps hadn’t been before. music. Club Tickets through that belies his 22 years. Joe a new feeling and new way of that two years ago. To actu- As a recording artist, is it an clubzone.com Leary spent 24 Seconds with riding the wave of that mo- ally cross paths by playing ever-evolving process where, CHECK OUT JOE’S MUSINGS AT Delta Spirit - Saturday @ Justin Nozuka. ment. This tour is definitely music is amazing. from this point forward, your THEHOTSHEET.NET LISTEN TO JOE ON TEAM 1040 8 p.m. Venue Nightclub 24: Just a couple of years ago different than that last tour, 24 : Artists take influence next album will probably take Tickets through you were playing The Media just because it’s a different from whatever is around a bit of a different direction ticketweb.ca Club, now you’re playing time and different circum- them and I know you were again, based on the influ- Malkin Bowl. Is there a dif- stances and we’re playing exposed to some artists you ences you’re under then? >24H Weekend 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA 30 Bits of Reality Kate Schwass A ‘prince’ with talent Hell’s Kitchen with Roberto and helped the Rick Moonen embraced his This season is off to a great Barenaked Ladies make a challenge this week, creat- start. In the first episode, music video. ing a dish inspired by the Prince Poppycock, Gordon Ramsay kicked five Hunter, Steve and John C. Greek god Hades – he even blew away the chefs out of the kitchen. This didn’t get roses this round. had the laugh down. week, Andrew Forester quit His swordfish dish was near audience and the in the middle of dinner ser- America’s Got Talent perfection, and he won this judges with his vice, and Ramsay eliminated Meet Prince Poppycock. The week. Mikey Termini. “prince” appeared in a pre- Toronto’s Susur Lee was in performance on The Blue team won the egg performance interview with the bottom three, but just America’s Got challenge, but neither team long brown hair, but then barely, for his roasted pork won dinner service as both arrived on stage in the New loin in Chinese wine inspired Talent this week. kitchens had their fair share York City auditions and sang by Dionysus, the wine god. of screw ups. Figaro while dressed in a The judges called his dish competition. learn to be a little harder from The Bachelor’s 13 powdered wig and an emer- “very Susur.” on people without being seasons and The Bache- The Bachelorette ald green jacket (This dude The last lady standing, Susan Other Bits rude. But I think it was lorette’s five seasons living Three more guys are gone, even has a website: prince- Feniger, did not win the Look out, Idol contestants. a fine line for me to walk together in a Big Brother- but our last Canadian is still poppycock.com). hearts of the judges with her Ellen DeGeneres has said this year,” she told USA style house and competing in the running — even if Thing is, John, err, Prince Aphrodite dish of coconut she wants to be a Today. in a series of challenges. some guys wish he wasn’t. Poppycock, was actually jam and a fried egg. tougher judge next year. “I Melissa Rycroft will be Each two-hour Justin shed a few tears while good and entertaining. Defi- While she said the dish “is think next year my role will hosting a new show called episode will conclude with talking to Ali about his father, nitely worth a YouTube search orgasmic” and a hit with be to be exactly the Bachelor Pad, a spin- evictions from the house but also rubbed some of the if you haven’t seen his perfor- people who go to her restau- who I am, sometimes off from the ABC show The and only one participant guys the wrong way with his mance. rant, the judges questioned funny and sometimes seri- Bachelor. will take home the show’s behaviour. why she’d essentially make a ous, and I think I’ll Bachelor Pad will feature US$250,000 cash prize. Ali had a make-out session Top Chef Masters sandwich at this point in the probably 19 former contestants KATE.SCHWASS@SUNMEDIA.CA 31 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE13 2010 WWW.24HRS.CA >24H Weekend Television TV FRIDAY MOVIES SPORTS NEWS 1. Shaw Vancouver 2. Bell Vancouver 3. Shaw Digital 4. Telus Vancouver STATION 1. 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LIFESTYLE AMBASSADOR ON TWITTER bring on Melody Fury, my Glowbal Restaurant we Group revamped the meat- @GOURMETFURY. - KRISTEN MCKENZIE 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 34 >Classifiedextra.ca CANADA’S LARGEST AND MOST TRUSTED PRINT AND ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS NETWORK VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA Place it on classifiedextra.ca Phone: 604-322-2368 Fax: 604-322-3036 Online partners: 35 >Sports 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA UFC plans expansion throughout Anatomy of an UFC fighter MATT KIELTYKA - So you want It’s not unusual for Barry “It’s more than a job. to be a fighter? to wake up in the morning You have to unplug Canada That is the question asked to millions of TV view- yourself from the and feel like throwing all that hard work away for a little bit ers each time the advertise- matrix and just go at of comfort, a sense of nor- JOSE RODRIGUEZ - UFC brass ment for the UFC’s new mality. outlined ambitious plans to be video game airs. it every single day.” But the same mental sanctioned in all provinces Unlike picking up a con- - Pat Barry drive that attracts him to Thursday and to bring Ulti- troller and jumping straight fighting in the first place mate Fight Night shows to into the heat of battle, how- tire life consists of training, keeps him going – even when smaller centres like Calgary, ever, real mixed martial arts sleeping and working out.” Hurricane Katrina took his Edmonton, Winnipeg and fighters spend years sweat- The next few years was grandmother’s life and de- Quebec City. ing in gyms, repeating tech- all about waking up at 6 a.m., stroyed his family home, The Ultimate Fight Night niques thousands of times training for a couple of hours leaving him broke. events are used by the fight over and sacrificing any form and sneaking in a quick “When your back is club as a bridge between the of social life to make it on the power nap before strength against the wall , it’s all about bigger pay-per-view shows but big stage. training in the evening. survival. The mental and often feature top rate talent. Pat Barry, who takes on Parties, girls and just physical challenge keeps you “Along with our plan to host his idol in Mirko “Cro Cop” about everything else fall by going. It’s how you test your- three major pay-per-view Filipovic at UFC 115, learned the wayside. self,” he said. “[Fighting] is events a year in Canada, we that the hard way. “It’s more than a job,” he like putting your hand in a will bring Ultimate Fight Night After never really com- CARMINE MARINELLI said. “You have to unplug fire. Why would anyone events in as well,” said recently mitting himself to anything, Pat Barry has a warning for MMA wannabes out there: “People just yourself from the matrix and want to put their hand in a appointed UFC Canada pres- the New Orleans resident don’t understand what it’s all about, they don’t get it.” just go at it every single day.” fire? To test yourself, to tell ident Tom Wright in Vancov- decided to dedicate himself And then there’s the diet. yourself mentally you can do uer. to fighting at age 23. “Oh man … I’m from the it. He said those events aren’t “I was always a C student but I never followed my own since childhood. south. I love to eat. It doesn’t “Every fight is the last likely to take place until early and just kind of cruised advice.” That determination came matter what it is, I just want fight. You sit there after, all next year. through life,” Barry, 30, says. Ever the joker, Barry fi- with a whole new life. to put it in my mouth and beat up, and say ‘this is stu- But he added the UFC’s “I was always the guy urging nally decided to take the “People just don’t under- swallow it,” Barry laughed. pid, no more’. And then after biggest goal is to bring Ontario people to swing for the plunge and become the ninja stand what it’s all about, they “Now I can’t touch a lot of a few days it’s ‘OK, maybe into the fold. fences and give it their all, he had always wanted to be don’t get it,” he said. “My en- that stuff, it’s pretty hard.” one more.’” Mixed martial arts an evolved breed of fighting style MATT KIELTYKA - There’s lessly shoots in for the take- He never stepped into a be the complete fighter. Donald – who only know stead of karate or tae kwon-do. something different about the down and works for a rear- karate dojo or boxing gym as a “You’re going to see more mixed martial arts – are com- “You want to talk about way Rory MacDonald fights. naked choke before most peo- kid and he’s never had to worry guys who strike and then ing down the pipe. evolving, with these kids com- You see it in the way he uses ple can blink. about how his jiu-jitsu would they’ll hit the takedown, not “It’s incredible,” said UFC ing up now that are learning his hips while throwing a Welcome to the new breed hold up against a striker, or because they’re in danger, but president Dana White. “Chuck MMA, the sport is just going to punch. of mixed martial artist. whether he has the skills to just because they can,” the [Liddell] says it all the time. get so much more exciting and Never overextended, the At just 20 years old, the avoid a wrestler’s takedown. soft-spoken fighter said. When he first got into this the athletes are going to get power comes from the clean, Kelowna, B.C. resident repre- He’s comfortable in all situ- “Ground, stand up, knees, thing, they didn’t even know better and better.” crisp and fluid motions of a sents an evolutionary leap for ations because MacDonald has clinch, everything. You’re how to train. They’d do some MacDonald takes on for- trained, technical boxer. UFC fighters. Unlike virtually been training in mixed martial going to see the entire pack- jiu-jitsu and they’d do some mer WEC champion Carlos But don’t admire his foot- everyone that came before, arts since he was 14. age.” kickboxing, and then some Condit on the main card of work for too long because the MacDonald didn’t start train- Slick, versatile and dy- With the popularity of the wrestling. Now little kids are UFC 115 in Vancouver Satur- UFC’s youngest fighter seam- ing in a single discipline. namic, MacDonald strives to sport, more fighters like Mac- taking mixed marital arts in- day. >Classifiedsextra.ca 36 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA >Sports » T.O. gets Cup The 2012 Grey Cup has been WHITECAPS FC Haitians see awarded to Toronto, the Cana- dian Football League will announce on Friday afternoon, confirming a rumour that has Caps unveil new togs for MLS World Cup as therapy HOSEA CHEUNG - The ‘The new logo is been bandied about for Whitecaps took another REUTERS - Soccer-mad months. The league has sched- major stride Thursday en extremely Haitians are revving up to uled a news conference where route to their inaugural professional and it watch the World Cup on commissioner Mark Cohon will make the announcement. For- 2011 MLS season. speaks to the large-screen televisions at Just two days after un- tradition of the club. makeshift camps, their first mer Canadian Olympic veiling a new logo, the team collective therapy since Committee CEO Chris Rudge announced a premier To watch it all move the devastating January will head the Grey Cup cele- founding partnership with forward like this is earthquake that killed up to bration. It will be the 100th Bell and unveiled their new 300,000 people and left more Grey Cup in the CFL’s history. very exciting.’’ uniforms. than 1 million homeless. “While we haven’t - Kara Lang In the crowded camps in » Slow start signed any players yet, the Haitian capital and other Jamaica’s Asafa Powell contin- there’s no doubt that we quake-stricken areas, people ued his flying form by winning have improved our roster to the Whitecaps Founda- say they are ready to watch the 100 meters at Rome’s Dia- by signing with Bell tion, and fans will also be the World Cup even though mond League meeting in a Canada,” said Whitecaps able to view Whitecaps Haiti’s team did not qualify for world leading time of 9.82 CEO Paul Barber. “One of content on Bell smart- the month-long event that seconds on Thursday despite a the key components of this phones starting next year. starts on Friday in South dreadful start. Powell had a partnership is having the Whitecaps men’s cap- Africa. reaction time of 0.214 out of Bell name on our jersey.” tain Martin Nash and “I lost everything I had in the blocks, which he told Co-owner Jeff Mallett women’s captain Kara Lang the disaster and I can’t help reporters was “the slowest I’ve said talks with Bell started modeled the new Adidas thinking about how miserable ever had in my entire life.” about 18 months ago but got kits, which features a new my life has become,” 36-year- However, that did not stop serious during the Winter team logo and Bell’s brand old Jean-Marie Sannon told him from bettering his year’s Olympics. logo. Reuters on Thursday. best of 9.83. The 27-year-old “Our desire is to have “It’s a great look,” said Sannon stood under a did run 9.72 in Oslo last week one of the premier football national team star Lang. makeshift tent in an over- but the wind was above the clubs in the world,’’ Mallett “The new logo is extremely crowded camp in the Champ legal limit. said. “I respect the past but professional and it speaks de Mars area near what re- now it’s about the future.” to the tradition of the club. CARMINE MARINELLI mained of the presidential As part of the “multi- To watch it all move for- Vancouver Whitecaps FC men’s captain Martin Nash and Whitecaps palace that collapsed in the » Nadal battles year’’ agreement, Bell will ward like this is very excit- women’s Kara Lang unveil the new jersey for the team’s jump to MLS in magnitude 7 earthquake that Rafael Nadal picked himself provide $100,000 annually ing.” 2011 in Vancouver Thursday. hit on January 12. up off the Queen’s Club lawns on Thursday to move into the SCOTTY BOWMAN quarter-finals but Israel’s Dudi Sela wreaked havoc with Andy Roddick’s Wimbledon tune-up at the grasscourt tournament. Cup win makes Hall of Famer a proud father CHRIS STEVENSON - Scotty for the Stanley Cup gets to finals. World tennis number one Nadal, champion here in 2008 Bowman had been here be- have his name put on it. Stan was born in Montreal before rolling on to win the fore. He was acting like it. In 1973, Scotty Bowman after that first of five Stanley Wimbledon title, needed The Chicago Blackhawks won his first Cup, coaching Cups Bowman won as coach treatment on his backside senior advisor took part in his the Montreal Canadiens to a of the Habs in the 1970s. during an awkward third- 12th Stanley Cup celebration six-game victory over these Stan Bowman was bat- round match against on the ice very casually. same Blackhawks. Bowman’s tling through another bout Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin But, as many times as wife, Suella, was expecting a with cancer in 2008 and before scraping through in Bowman had been in the mid- child, due in late June. Scotty wanted to be closer to three sets. dle of these kinds of celebra- “I just said, ‘if we have a him, making the tough deci- tions, this one after the boy, let’s name him Stanley,’” sion to leave the Detroit Red bizarre ending to the ‘Hawks said Bowman, starting Wings and join the ‘Hawks. » Boucher a Bolt 4-3 overtime win over the down the ice to congratulate “I feel like those commer- The Tampa Bay Lightning for- Philadelphia Flyers Wednes- Chicago captain Jonathan cials they play when the guys mally introduced Guy Boucher day night had a different feel- Toews. “Stanley Glenn. Glenn don’t know what to say,” said as their new head coach on ing to it. was after Glenn Hall. My first Stan, standing out on the ice Thursday. Boucher, who This is one he got to share three years in the league, as a Wednesday. “It’s hard to put becomes the youngest coach with his son, Stan, the ‘Hawks young coach, he was a big rea- into words what it means in the NHL at the age of 38, general manager. son we were where we were.” right now. It’s something I’ve spent this past season guiding “It’s great,” said Bowman, Hall, the Hall of Fame dreamed of. I’ve been fortu- Montreal’s American Hockey when asked if winning the goaltender, tended goal for nate with my father to be League affiliate in Hamilton, his Cup could ever be routine, Bowman with the St. Louis around the Cup quite a bit.” first post at the professional “but I’m very pleased for Stan. Blues when Bowman broke It all came together level. He led the Bulldogs to an He’s had to deal with a lot off into the NHL. In those first Wednesday night, a father impressive 52-17-11 record, a the ice. It’s been tough with three years of expansion, the and son sharing a moment, a North Division title and a berth his health. I wanted him to get Blues represented the West- boy named for a trophy now QMI AGENCY in the Western Conference his name on the Cup.” ern Conference in the Stan- earning the right to have his The Stanley Cup win by captain Jonathan Toews and the Chicago finals before falling to Texas in In one of the great comple- ley Cup final. Bowman would name engraved upon it as a Blackhawks was one to remember for Hockey Hall of Famer Scotty the decisive seventh game. tions of a circle, a man named go on to participate in 13 more man. Bowman and his son Stan, the ’Hawks general manager. 37 >World Cup 2010 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA With World Cup 2010 beginning today in 24 HOURS’ South Africa, 24 hours recruited several » Messi’s fit Lionel Messi's hopes of being crowned the best player at the World Cup local soccer brains for their take on the big WORLD CUP show in South Africa. Which two countries could be dashed by exhaus- tion although the Argentina team said on Thursday all 23 squad members were fit. will advance from each group, and which PREDICTIONS will go home? “(Messi) has arrived at the World Cup tired, the dam- age is already done and it's irreversible,” Argentina's PAUL PETER TONY fitness coach Fernando Sig- DOLAN SCHAAD WAITERS MIKE MAR- norini had said in an Canadian Whitecaps Canada MATT TIGNAGO interview with the Catalan goal in play-by-play head coach, KIELTYKA TEAM 1040 magazine Sport. However, 1986 commenta- 1986 World 24 hours’ Full Time team doctor Donato Villani World Cup tor Cup team reporter co-host told a news conference GROUP A France & Mexico France & Mexico Mexico & South Africa later that all of coach Diego South Africa France & Mexico Maradona's squad including “France was lucky to “The host nation usu- “France’s aging squad may “Bafana Bafana will Mexico France & struggle later, but should continue the streak Messi were fit for selection get in but good enough ally advances... but Mexico Uruguay South Africa will have be strong enough to of hosts getting out for Saturday's Group B France to go far.” opener against Nigeria. to settle for spoiler.” make it out of the group.” of the group stage.” GROUP B Argentina & Nigeria Argentina & Nigeria Argentina & Nigeria Argentina “Canada just saw the Argentina & Nigeria Argentina & “Messi and co. had a “Maradona's dream of » Drogba may play Nigeria “Argentina is in form, brutal qualifying cam- running naked through quality of Argentina & and despite Diego, one Greece Ivory Coast captain Didier Korea Republic Messi will want to show paign but are finding the streets of Buenos Drogba could start their Greece of my finalists.” their stride.” Aires lives on.” he’s best at top level.” opening World Cup game GROUP C England & USA England & USA England & Slovenia England & USA against Portugal next week, England “Should be a straight- “I’ve gone back and “Look for Slovenia to “Easy stroll for coach Sven-Goran Eriksson forth on the order of England & said on Thursday. Drogba, USA forward advancement United States pull an upset and England unless John Algeria for both of these teams this group... it will be advance at the Terry finds another 32, broke his arm during a Slovenia in the weakest group.” decided Saturday.” expense of the USA.” teammates' WAG.” friendly against Japan on June 4, and needed GROUP D Germany & Ghana Germany & Serbia Germany & Serbia Ghana & Germany surgery. “If the game had Germany “This group may have “Tough group, but I “This is actually a tough “Perhaps the true group been today or tomorrow, he Australia Germany & group. Look for upsets the four most balanced think “home continent” Ghana of death. Look for wouldn't play. But there are Serbia teams in the will be a disadvantage but Germany & Serbia Ghana, minus Michael still some days. He might Ghana tournament.” to Ghana.” should move on.” Essien, to surprise.” play against Portugal,” GROUP E Netherlands & Netherlands & Japan N-lands & Cameroon Eriksson told journalists at Netherlands & the team's arrival on Thurs- Netherlands Cameroon Denmark “Dutch are exciting but “Dutch still searching Denmark Netherlands & their world-class talent for first Cup. The day. “Cameroon gets nod “Big game here is Cameroon Japan because of the home Denmark-Cameroon. stock is diminishing. It’s Indomitable Lions edge Cameroon continent advantage.” I like the Danes.” now or never.” the Danish Dynamite.” » Robben cleared GROUP F Italy & Paraguay Italy & Paraguay Italy & Slovakia Italy & Paraguay Netherlands star Ajren Italy “Easy pickings for Italy “I have a feeling “Despite their concerns, “Italy won't repeat as Robben, who recently suf- Paraguay Italy & fered a hamstring injury, although Paraguay the South American Slovakia you can’t count the champs but should New Zealand was impressive in teams will shine this defending champs out take group. N.Z. just has been cleared to play Slovakia qualifying.” World Cup.” at this stage.” happy to be there.” against Denmark on Mon- day in the World Cup Group GROUP G Brazil & Portugal Portugal & Brazil Brazil & Côte d'Ivoire E opener for both teams. Brazil & Côte d'Ivoire “If you speak Brazil Brazil & “Slow start could be “Cristiano Ronaldo's Robben was injured in a “Portugal has the play- Portuguese, you’re Korea DPR ers but struggled in Côte d'Ivoire costly for Brazil & Portu- knack of not showing friendly against Hungary Côte d'Ivoire moving on from this gal with Côte d'Ivoire, up for big matches last weekend and initially it qualifying.” group.” Portugal but they should prevail.” comes up yet again.” was feared he would miss GROUP H Spain & Switzerland Spain & Chile Spain & Chile Spain & Honduras the World Cup. However, Spain “Could as easily be Chile “Chile finished just “Expect a decent battle “Spain looking to add team doctor Dick van Toorn Switzerland for second & Honduras one point behind Brazil Spain & for second while Spain to Euro 2008 glory. is now confident Robben Honduras could be a dark horse Switzerland cruises through the Honduras stuns world could play against the in South American Chile here if taken too lightly.” qualifying.” group.” to get to round 2.” Danes. 38 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER..24HRS.CA >World Cup 2010 Journalist robbed at gunpoint in hotel MAGALIESBURG, South Africa — A Portuguese photographer was held up at gunpoint early Wednesday. Antonio Simoes said he woke around 4 a.m. and found two men entering his room at the Nutbush Boma Lodge outside of Magaliesburg, 120 km northwest of Johannesburg. “One of the guys pointed a hand gun at my head, and then they took all my gear — cameras, lenses, laptop,” said Simoes, who works for the Portuguese daily O Jogo. “Then they told me to lie on the bed and they covered me with a blanket, pressed the gun against my head and told me to sleep. Fans raise scarves and wave flags during the opening concert for the 2010 World Cup at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg June 10, 2010. AFP “The whole thing took one Thousands of South Africans take to the streets of Sandton in Johannesburg yesterday to show their support for their team prior to the World Cup. or two minutes, but it felt like hours,” Simoes said. Let’s get it started! The three cameras and gear the thieves stole was worth about 30,000 euros ($37,535). They also took 3,500 euros ($4,380) in cash as well as the photographer’s passport and a pair of jeans. Simoes said he stayed in bed for a while after being robbed, too scared to move and worrying about what was happening in the other rooms. The U.S. will be looking to make Wayne Rooney blow his top ... which isn’t too hard Police recovered his World told referee Jeff Selogilwe: But his recent spurts of his top at any moment. even belt him one because his Cup accreditation — without “F--- you!” during a 3-0 vic- erratic behaviour suggests The Americans know it temperament concerns me. which a journalist can’t cover MIKE tory over the Platinum Stars otherwise. too, and it will be part of their “If you are successful at the tournament — near the ZEISBERGER during England’s final pre- Two weeks ago, his need- game plan to goad him into winding Rooney up you have hotel. Simoes said he plans to stay in South Africa and hopes In South Affrica World Cup tune up Monday, the implications sliced much less reckless tackle on Japan’s just such an outburst. Tulio during a friendly in “You try to make his day a really good chance of not only stopping him, but Eng- to borrow cameras to work deeper than the booking he Austria could have very well difficult,” U.S. defender Jay land as well. Something could during the competition. received for using foul lan- gotten him booted out. More DeMerit said. “And if a guy always happen with him. JOHANNESBURG — At guage. alarmingly, it was a has as much fire as Something could snap.” NEWS FROM THE INFIRMARY times looking more like a soc- Rooney’s latest temper sign that maybe the he has then maybe In a World Cup that seems Spain’s Andres Iniesta cer hooligan than a global tantrum has, in fact, caused old volatile Rooney those type of things wide open for the taking, will go to the World Cup superstar, the dynamic Wayne nation-wide angst among was rearing his ugly come out.” manager Fabio Capello has after medical scans taken Rooney is at his most effective English management, media head. English icon Terry preached discipline to his Wednesday showed a leg injury when he allows his play to do and fans who fear Rooney’s Rooney’s obscene Butcher, who cap- team, a commodity England was not as bad as feared ... his talking for him. penchant for snapping on the message at Selogilwe t a i n e d E n g l a n d’s has lacked far too often in the Greece centre back Vangelis It’s when he starts open- pitch could severely hinder has only ser ved to 1 9 9 0 Wo r l d C u p past. This is a side capable of Moras said Wednesday he ing his mouth that the lethal England’s quest for a second strengthen those team, feels Rooney winning the whole thing if it will sit out his team’s opening English striker gets himself in World Cup crown. fears. ROONEY is more than capable keeps its eye on the prize and World Cup match against South trouble. Again. It has been made Hothead of coming unglued stays the course. Korea even though he has Sure enough, with the clock During the 2006 tourna- quite clear that World with the proper prov- The key is Rooney. recovered from a lingering groin ticking down on England’s ment in Germany, Rooney Cup officials will have zero ocation. Coming off arguably his injury ... Swiss captain Alex opening World Cup match was red-carded for stamp- tolerance when it comes to “If I was an Amer ican best season in the Premier Frei injured his right ankle in against the U.S. Saturday, a ing on Portugal’s Ricardo Rooney’s antics. Crossing the defender, I would belt him League, he could be one of training Wednesday only hours highly anticipated affair that Carvalho, a meltdown in a line means hitting the show- one,” Butcher told a number the top impact players in the before the squad heads to is expected to draw huge T.V. highly-contested quarterfinal ers. Period. of British publications. “The tournament. South Africa for the World Cup. numbers in both countries, match that England would The paranoia in England Amer icans have already If the Americans have their National coach Ottmar Hitzfeld Rooney’s insistence on flap- eventually lose. over a possible Rooney erup- said they are going to wind way, he’ll have an impact, says Frei probably sprained the ping his gums may poten- Four years later, there tion is widespread. A blaring him up. And if I was playing alright — one that will see ankle but is being examined in tially have left his team in dire has been an insistence that headline in The Sun, argua- against him I would do the him sent off, leaving his Eng- hospital to check whether he straights. this version of Rooney has bly the splashiest of the Fleet same as well. lish side down to 10 players. has torn a ligament or broken And all because of two ill- matured and will be much Street tabloids, even referred “I would stand on his toes, Let the battle of wits begin. any bones. advised words. more composed in the heat to him as “Vol-Wayne-O,” poke him, pinch him and do — Sun wire services When Rooney allegedly of battle. implying that he could blow everything to wind him up — firstname.lastname@example.org 39 >World Cup 2010 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE 11 - SUNDAY JUNE 13 2010 VANCOUVER.24HRS.CA World-class tantrum A world-classtantrum If African teams react as badly to criticism and pressure as Eto’o, they’re in big trouble The weeks leading up to the Or maybe it’s simply someone World Cup are a cornucopia else adding their two cents of rumour, commentary and worth. opinions. MORRIS Yekini’s expectations for Anyone who is anybody DALLA COSTA the team at the World Cup are and everyone else who isn’t low. has an opinion, feeling or “Honestly, I’m not com- vision on what’s going to hap- fortable with our team. The pen in South Africa. don’t need this in my career.” real fighting spirit is gone. We With so much stuff flying Take that Roger! Don’t you struggle to win, we struggle to around one has to be selec- dare call me a quitter either or score and we even struggle to tive about what someone pays I will retire from the game. play well,” Yekini said. attention to and what goes in A day doesn’t go by that The biggest problem for one ear and out the other. some former player or coach the Super Eagles is not their Players and teams that can’t remembers how much bet- player but coach Lars Lager- do that often face pressure of ter times used to be and how back who wants to fit a square their own making. much better they were than peg — boring defensive soc- One would think that an the teams and players of cer — into a round hole. experienced international today. But there is great pressure player such as Samuel Eto’o Rashidi Yekini last played on these African nations. No had learned that. The Inter for the Super Eagles in the longer are they an oddity at Milan and Cameroon striker World Cup in France in 1998. the World Cup. With the tour- had a hissy fit recently when Yekini still holds the scoring nament on home soil, they are Cameroon soccer legend record for Nigeria. expected to do well. Roger Milla was critical of Yekini unloaded on the That puts them under a Eto’o’s performances with the Super Eagles. microscope not something national team. “Most of the players in they are used to. the present Eagles lack that It’s a new game for the Afri- Older than dirt commitment to take their can teams and as of now, they Milla is older than dirt but individual game to the next are not handling it very well. has had his moments on the level,” Yekini said. “They lack There are those who predict World Cup stage. the passion to do something that all six teams will not make With four goals in five extra, something new and it out of the group stages. games at the age of 38 in the something special. It is only If they react to criticism and 1990 World Cup in Italy, Milla those that do new and special pressure the way Eto’o did, led Cameroon to the quarter- things in football that get spe- that may be just what hap- finals. It was the first African cial awards, mention and rec- pens. team to get that far. ognition.” Milla said that Eto’o had Talk about an indictment. email@example.com “brought lots to Barcelona and Inter Milan but never anything to the Cameroon team.” Instead of letting it go with a simple ‘one man’s opinion,’ Eto’o decided to blow it out of Adidas kicks back proportion with a tantrum of infantile proportion. “People should respect me and they must shut up, really for ball criticism shut up, because playing in Adidas’ new balls have been heard enough and kicked back the World Cup quarterfinals taking quite a beating. Monday. is not the same as winning The balls that will be used A company spokesman said the World Cup,” he ranted. at the World Cup have come he was surprised to hear the “It is always before tourna- under mounting criticism. criticism. ments that bitter people wake Goalkeepers such as Spain’s “We started using it in up. What has he (Milla) done? Iker Casillas and Brazil’s Julio December in a wide variety of He hasn’t won the World Cup Cesar have come down hard leagues,” Thomas van Schaik ... And then you wonder: ‘Are on them. told a news service. “All the they my people?’ Are they Cesar called the balls response we have had has really my people?” “terrible” and compared been positive. He wasn’t done yet. He is them cheap ones bought “On top of that, we have considering cutting his nose in a supermarket while distributed it to all the ﬁnalists off to spite his face. Casillas said the balls were in so that they have been able to He said he might not play “appalling condition.” get used to the ball. Apparently for his country again and that Brazil striker Luis Fabiano they have not taken advantage included South Africa. described the ball as “weird” of that if we are only hearing “Is it worth me going to the and suddenly changing this criticism now.” World Cup?” he asked. “I’ve trajectory and Italy’s A new ball is developed for LIONEL CIRONNEAU/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILES REUTERS still got some days to think Giampaolo Pazzini said it was every World Cup and rarely Cameroon's Samuel hissy ﬁt recently when a training soccer legend Roger 10, 2010. critical of Samuel Eto’o had aEto'o greets the crowd afterCameroonsession in Durban, June Milla wasCameroon is about it but I’ll see if my tak- “a disaster.” does the ball escape criticism. in Group E of the 2010 World Cup which begins on threaten his performances. Eto’o even went as far as toJune 11. not to play in the World Cup. ing part is important because I Adidas has apparently — Dalla Costa >Breaking News 24H VANCOUVER >FRIDAY JUNE11-SUNDAY JUNE132010 WWW.24HRS.CA 40 ACROSS 61 Thought Yesterday’s answers 1 Munch in between meals 63 Governess Q& 6 Old radio knob 64 Balanced 10 Naked 65 Songbird 14 Hiding place 66 Remove the lid from A 15 Went as a passenger 67 __ Gingrich 16 “I’ve Got __ in Kalamazoo” 68 Flows back with 17 Kitchen attire 69 Actor’s place 18 Stops Miki DOWN 19 Tear apart QMy oldest sisterafeels that 20 Humility 1 Con game 22 Absorbent item 2 Back of the neck 32 Greased she should get larger 3 Farmland unit 34 Soil turners 24 Elongated fishes cut of my father’s estate than 4 Gagged 35 Rim the rest of us because my 25 Hunting dog 26 Walk like a duck 5 Pet shelters 36 Droops dad lived with her family until 6 __ rehearsal; last practice 38 Remorseful he died. 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