/ 01 November 2023

No breaks for Scorsese, no coins for lawyers, and no sweat for top-dog Earl


A chain of Aussie cinemas has been banned from offering an intermission in Martin Scorcese’s 3hr 26min Killers of the Flower Moon. Palace Cinemas asked if it could insert a comfort break for patrons, but that’s not in keeping with the director’s vision… 

A judge in Colorado has been scathing of a company that tried to settle a debt with a rival by dumping 3 tonnes of coins at their lawyer’s office. The welding company’s been ordered to pay more than the $23,000 it owed because the judge said it acted “maliciously and in bad faith”. 

And a big shout-out to Earl from northeast Tassie, who’s been crowned the top working dog in all the land. Kelpie Earl is blind in one eye – but a GPS tracker showed he still ran faster and further than all his canine rivals. Give that good boy a bone…

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