Tilda’s dreaming of genies
Idris Elba’s now in every thing. He’s solely missed kicking with the Rockettes. In his “Three Thousand Years of Longing” he performs a genie who Tilda Swinton frees.
OK? We clear with that?
Elba: “Being immortal, it’s uncharacteristic for him to fall in love and share human emotion.” What which means precisely, who is aware of. I haven’t seen it. I’m nonetheless watching previous Tom Combine Westerns.
Swinton performs the egghead “narratologist” who research life by the ages, then goes for the large man, then says: “Homo sapiens ought to quite be homo-narrans as a result of storytelling apes are actually what we’re.”
OK? We clear on that?
And should you get all this you’re a greater individual than I’m Gunga Din.
ANOTHER head scratcher’s “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves.” It examined at — prepared? — nerdfest Comedian-Con. Paramount’s withholding it till subsequent 12 months. Hugh Grant: “I by no means performed a monster earlier than. I’m joyful that a minimum of younger audiences acknowledged me and knew who I used to be. That was a reduction” . . . MEANWHILE, Rep. Ritchie Torres doing bicep curls at his Bronx neighborhood’s Planet Health . . . STAN Harrison, facet man who’s recorded with Bowie, Springsteen, Radiohead, now making music inside Downstairs at Bond 45.
Walled in (and out)
WITH talks on between Israel and Gaza, guidelines are the next can’t be introduced into Jerusalem’s Western Wall complicated:
Sharp instruments, together with these of an officiant at a bris.
Balloons or pyrotechnics
Doves to be launched
Any form of indicators
Tools for occasion manufacturing
Animals, aside from information canines
The Shofar, besides throughout particular holidays
Now hair’s the factor
MONKEYPOX, chickenpox, coronapox, a pox on all pox has triggered new coifs. Hairdresser Federico says blonds now go for au naturel. Grey heads are going lavender or inexperienced. Straight needs curly. Lengthy hair’s hacked off though ladies are cranky about it, which, I assume, possibly means Hell hath no fury like a girl shorned.
I TAKE no sides. My facet is the USA of America. I solely ask that, since Washington’s too busy to do something really for the folks — like on poverty, lawlessness, homelessness, immigration, coronaviruses, local weather change, jail reform, infrastructure, jobs, unemployment, the ineffective presidency and vice presidency, so are these folks too busy to deal with Hunter Biden, Joe Biden and Jim Biden?
THIS man’s 9-to-5 sidewalk job is soliciting handouts. Final week he was requested, “Want one thing?”
He replied: “Sandwich. I desire a turkey membership.” It value $18 and, like take-out, they delivered it to him.
Solely in New York, children, solely in New York.