Sneaking into the Olympics
Olympic tchotchkes are being hustled on the market. Like Michael Jordan’s ’84 sneakers. Even should you can’t soar as high it’s important to bid high. Gold medals are $100,000. Jordan’s rookie buying and selling card goes for $450,000. Cheaper’s Carmelo Anthony Olympic sneakers at $25,000 to $30,000. Size 15. Each sufficiently big for each toes. Drazen Petrovic game-worn Nike Air Delta Force with Adidas painted stripes — solely $7,000 to $10,000. Need larger? Shaq O’Neal’s ’96 Reeboks. Signed. Size 22. You might stick an entire . on them. Go to Sothebys.com. Or wait 20 minutes and take a look at Payless.
But this 12 months’s video games has stars tuning in. Michael Douglas: “I really like the Olympics. For Bermuda, my mom’s residence nation, I congratulate Flora Duffy on successful the Women’s Triathlon — the primary gold medal in Olympic historical past for the small nation.”
But, again to New York, the place it’s the Paris Theater on West 58th. The legendary film home subsequent to Bergdorf’s is not closing, now run by Netflix. Fie on others shutting their popcorn stands. The Paris, getting rejuiced, reopens Friday. Says Scott Stuber, head of Netflix’s Global Films: “It’s New York’s longest-running artwork home cinema. The solely single-screen movie show right here. With a stellar lineup programmed, we proceed to be the house for NYC movie lovers.”
And Kelsey Grammer scarfing down juicy steak at Porter House . . . Starting the ’60s fancy schmancy was a Judith Leiber night bag. Now, East Hampton, there’s a Judith Leiber museum. I’m informed my crimson beaded clutch is there . . . George Clooney hasn’t one however I hear his habit is chocolate cake.
She’s fur actual
“Paw Patrol: The Movie,” on its method, will get the voice of Kim Kardashian.
Kim K: “I’m Delores — a Valley Girl poodle pup who doesn’t mess with different pups. Doesn’t wish to get soiled. Perfect for me. I had a white poodle rising up that appeared like Delores. My youngsters — followers of the TV sequence — are excited. First phrases my 1-year-old son realized have been ‘papa’ and ‘Paw Patrol.’ ”
The animated factor barks into theaters in a couple of weeks — the 20th.
All stretched out
With at the moment’s sturm und drang, yoga trainer Selena Maisonpierre says the antidote is yoga. “It strikes your physique to open up. It started at the daybreak of civilization.”
Yeah? Nobody ever talked about Marie Antoinette was stretching within the tumbrel.
She went on. “There’s postures, pushups, chatter ranga, downward going through canine which is Vinyasa fashion. Also sluggish, gentler yin yoga. And bikram. And kundalini. It’s a disembodiment. You get lengthy and lean. You turn out to be one together with your physique.”
Always on a mat?
“Do you ask why some religions are all the time in church? It’s the sacred place you come to. Yoga is your private particular person faith. Reaction to the velocity our tradition strikes. An awakening of individuals realizing the way in which we’re residing our lives isn’t sustainable.
“There’s variations. Undulations of the backbone. Cat cows. On all fours, simply fingers and knees, shifting your backbone backwards and forwards. It’s a primary. Getting a busy New Yorker to lie on a mat doing nothing is among the most troublesome issues you are able to do. With again issues we’re not experiencing fullness of residing as a result of sensation from the remainder of your physique isn’t touring to your mind.”
Yeah, OK, so what concerning the man in your life?
“He’s scared to go. He doesn’t wish to transfer quick. He’s by no means gone to a yoga class.”
Right. Neither has Marie Antoinette.
Anybody imagine Putin doesn’t know this biggest nation on Earth, the United States of America, is being run by one whose lips can flap solely what aides put together in entrance of him?
Only in America, youngsters, solely in America.