Lissajous figure – Nathaniel Bowditch http://nathanielbowditch.org/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 11:36:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://nathanielbowditch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-27.png Lissajous figure – Nathaniel Bowditch http://nathanielbowditch.org/ 32 32 Lucy Boynton Cuts a Sleek Figure at the Academy Women’s Luncheon in Los Angeles https://nathanielbowditch.org/lucy-boynton-cuts-a-sleek-figure-at-the-academy-womens-luncheon-in-los-angeles/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:53:55 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/lucy-boynton-cuts-a-sleek-figure-at-the-academy-womens-luncheon-in-los-angeles/ Lucy Boynton cuts an elegant figure in a black sheer blouse and satin trousers as she arrives at the Academy Women’s Luncheon By Bethan Edwards for Mailonline Published: 5:53 a.m. EST, November 17, 2022 | Updated: 6:12 a.m. EST, November 17, 2022 Lucy Boynton looked effortlessly chic in an all-black ensemble as she attended the […]]]>

Lucy Boynton cuts an elegant figure in a black sheer blouse and satin trousers as she arrives at the Academy Women’s Luncheon

Lucy Boynton looked effortlessly chic in an all-black ensemble as she attended the Academy Women’s Luncheon in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old British-American actress cut an elegant figure in a black paneled sheer blouse by Chanel as she posed on the red carpet at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

The Bohemian Rhapsody star paired the number with wide-leg satin pants, paired with a dazzling designer chain belt.

Stylish: Lucy Boynton looked effortlessly chic in an all-black ensemble as she attended the Academy Women’s Luncheon in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Lucy added inches to her frame with black pointy toe heels.

The blonde beauty styled her short tresses in waves and carried her belongings in a coordinating shoulder bag.

Lucy completed her look with a pair of gold hoop earrings and opted for a glamorous makeup palette that included a bold swipe of lipstick.

The appearance comes after Lucy stripped down to her underwear while making out with a co-star on the set of her new film The Greatest Hits.

Back to black: The 28-year-old British-American actress cut an elegant figure in a sheer black paneled blouse by Chanel as she posed on the red carpet at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Back to black: The 28-year-old British-American actress cut an elegant figure in a sheer black paneled blouse by Chanel as she posed on the red carpet at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Glamour: The Bohemian Rhapsody star paired the number with wide-legged satin pants, paired with a dazzling chain belt.

Glamour: The Bohemian Rhapsody star paired the number with wide-legged satin pants, paired with a dazzling chain belt.

The actress was seen stripping off her dress and running along the beach into the ocean with an unidentified male co-star last month.

The on-screen couple were also seen frolicking happily on the beach while kissing as filming continued in Los Angeles.

After undressing on the beach, they both headed out into the water, standing knee-deep in the waves while hugging and kissing.

It’s unclear how long production has been underway and how much filming remains in Los Angeles.

Chic: The blonde beauty styled her short hair in waves

Chic: The blonde beauty styled her short hair in waves

Stunning: Lucy completed her look with a pair of gold earrings and opted for a glamorous makeup palette that included a bold swipe of red lipstick

Stunning: Lucy completed her look with a pair of gold earrings and opted for a glamorous makeup palette that included a bold swipe of red lipstick

The Greatest Hits is described as “a love story centered on the connection between music and memory and how they transport us, sometimes quite literally”.

Justin H. Min (The Umbrella Academy) signed on to star in the film in late August, although no other cast members have been revealed at this time.

The film was written and directed by Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Black Widow).

Lucy plays Marie Antoinette in Chevalier, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last month and is set to hit theaters April 7, 2023.

She also stars in The Pale Blue Eye – an adaptation of Louis Bayard’s novel – with Christian Bale, Gillian Anderson and Robert Duvall.

The actress is also coming off a pair of miniseries; The Ipcress file and why didn’t they ask Evans?

Pals: Lucy was joined at the event by Ximena Lamadrid as, with the glamorous duo both wearing chic Chanel ensembles

Pals: Lucy was joined at the event by Ximena Lamadrid as, with the glamorous duo both wearing chic Chanel ensembles

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Figure Skating – MK John Wilson Trophy 2022: Japan’s Mihara Mai wins the Grand Prix’s first gold medal https://nathanielbowditch.org/figure-skating-mk-john-wilson-trophy-2022-japans-mihara-mai-wins-the-grand-prixs-first-gold-medal/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 21:45:00 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/figure-skating-mk-john-wilson-trophy-2022-japans-mihara-mai-wins-the-grand-prixs-first-gold-medal/ Mihara Mai couldn’t contain himself. Skate last as the short program leader in the MK John Wilson Trophy figure skating in Sheffield, Britain on Sunday (November 13), the 23-year-old put in one of the best performances of her career, recording an almost personal best score (145.20) and winning her first-ever Grand Prix Title. She celebrated […]]]>

Mihara Mai couldn’t contain himself.

Skate last as the short program leader in the MK John Wilson Trophy figure skating in Sheffield, Britain on Sunday (November 13), the 23-year-old put in one of the best performances of her career, recording an almost personal best score (145.20) and winning her first-ever Grand Prix Title.

She celebrated with a spirited fist-pump after striking her final pose, then happily jumping onto the ice as the audience roared.

The Japanese skater let out tears of joy as her scores flashed across the arena’s big screen.

Mihara is the reigning and twice Four Continents champion, but this is her first GP gold medal – and she withstood a fiery challenge from a 15-year-old American Isabelle Levitowho had skated just before her and was impressive herself (143.68).

Mihara’s 217.43 is just 0.18 off the best of the Grand Prix so far this season – At Sakamoto Kaori 217.61 points at Skate America. Levito finished with a 215.74.

georgia Anastasia Gubanova finished third with a 193.11, scoring a first women’s singles Grand Prix medal for her country.

Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 champion You young people rallied to finish fourth (191.36), while fan favorite Ekaterina Kourakova was strong for a second straight day, finishing fifth overall (190.44).

Ice dancing also concluded on Sunday, with Italians Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri winning a second consecutive gold medal after triumphing last week at French Grand Prix. They climbed to 213.74, with Great Britain Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson finishing in second place at 205.56.

Guignard and Fabbri are now guaranteed a place next month Grand Prix Final.

Saturday evening (November 12) saw the conclusion of the men’s and pairs events, with the 20-year-old Daniel Grassl becoming the first Italian to win a GP singles gold medal. Reigning World Champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier won in pairs by about 20 points.

The British Grand Prix replaces the traditional China Cup, which has been moved this season due to ongoing pandemic restrictions there. This is the fourth of six stages in the Grand Prix Figure Skating Series. NHK Trophy is scheduled for next weekend (November 18 and 19) in Japan.

Men and pairs: Grassl, Knierim/Frazier claim GP victories on Saturday

“Ravi” Mihara: “It’s the greatest happiness”

In the hierarchy of figure skating, the Four Continents Championships are a bigger event than the Grand Prix Series, but Mihara, who finished fifth in his only appearance at Worlds in 2017, said Sunday topped the charts for her.

“The gold medal I received today…I’m so thrilled,” a beaming Mihara said through an interpreter. “It is perhaps the greatest happiness it has given me. I still find it hard to believe that I won this competition. I did not believe that I had the ability to win… but I’m really happy to be here and I won this gold medal.”

Skating as the 12th and final competitor, Mihara landed seven triple jumps, including four in combination, and battled to the landing on several of them, holding steady with a soulful “El Amor Brujo” program. “.

She was also buoyed by a score of 70.68 in Program Components (Artistic), keeping ahead of Levito who had also just played with seven triples in her free, earning a career-best score.

Levito, with a silver medal at Skate America, is likely a lock for next month’s GP final in Turin. Mihara will skate again in two weeks at the Finnish Grand Prixin Espoo – with his eyes on Turin, too.

The quality was strong in the final group of women, with You, Kurakova and Gubanova each skating well ahead of Levito and Mihara, the final two competitors.

2018 Olympian and two-time United States Champion Bradie Tennell was back on competitive ice for the first time since the World Championships in 2021 due to a lingering foot injury. She finished in 12th place.

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Ice dancing: Guignard/ Fabbri are double gold medalists

It’s their 10th Grand Prix season, but it was only last week that the Italian duo won a GP gold medal – now they have two.

The triple Olympians had a slim lead after the rhythm dance and got it right in the free dance, their 127.44 marking a career high – helping them improve on their best score from the start of the season (211.85 – Lombardia Trophy).

They will battle it out in front of a home crowd in Turin at the GP Final in December.

Fear and Gibson were biting the Italians’ skate boots in the free dance, but a stumble by Gibson at the end of the team’s choreographic pirouettes proved costly. That put the Brits around five points off their career-best free dance tally, giving Guignard and Fabbri breathing space as they took the ice last.

Fear/Gibson have two silver medals to their credit this season (Skate Canada), which also makes it a near-lock for the final.

from Canada Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha (198.95) won her second bronze medal of the season, after also finishing third at Skate Canada.

Americans Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko were fourth with a 187.42, while the Czech Republic Natalie Taschlerova and Filip Taschler placed fifth (177.89).

AFTER: Fear and Gibson enter next phase of ‘fresh’ Olympic quad

Charlene Guignard (L) and Marco Fabbri (ITA), Beijing 2022

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Wakanda Forever Figure is a cosplayer’s perfect reference https://nathanielbowditch.org/wakanda-forever-figure-is-a-cosplayers-perfect-reference/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 23:47:00 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/wakanda-forever-figure-is-a-cosplayers-perfect-reference/ To prepare fans for the highly anticipated release of Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverHot Toys has released a first look at its upcoming sixth scale collectible based on Marvel Studios’ new Black Panther. The images have been shared on the official Hot Toys Instagram account, giving fans and cosplayers their most detailed look yet at the […]]]>

To prepare fans for the highly anticipated release of Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverHot Toys has released a first look at its upcoming sixth scale collectible based on Marvel Studios’ new Black Panther.


The images have been shared on the official Hot Toys Instagram account, giving fans and cosplayers their most detailed look yet at the new Black Panther costume. “The highly detailed figure is beautifully crafted based on Black Panther’s appearance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever“, reads the post’s caption. The 6-scale figure also comes with “an all-new masked head with mystical elements; a newly developed head sculpt and hair sculpt with an impressive likeness; highly articulated body structure; meticulously tailored Panther Habit costume with silver and gold metallic accents; a pair of vibranium gauntlets, a spear, interchangeable hands for combat poses and a figure stand.

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Although Marvel Studios has yet to reveal who will take up the mantle of Black Panther, many fans have speculated that Letitia Wright’s Shuri is the character under the mask. Wright, however, remained silent when asked if she would be the next Black Panther, saying, “I don’t know what you’re talking about. But November 11, you get your ticket.” While early marketing for the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel was hesitant to reveal too much of the new Black Panther, recent promotions have been more action-packed and have shown the main character flexing his combat skills.


Reviews on Wakanda Forever Early

First reviews for the long-awaited Black Panther The sequel has started popping up online, with many critics agreeing the film is a powerful story about grief. However, some have disputed wakanda foreverThe 2 hour and 40 minute runtime as well as the film’s inability to properly juggle multiple storylines. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently sitting at 85% fresh on the global review website Rotten Tomatoes based on reviews from 148 reviewers.

RELATED: Black Panther 2 EP Addresses Missing Storm, Fantastic Four Ties

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever takes place following the death of King T’Challa. As the rulers of Wakanda fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers, they are warned by Namor, king of a hidden undersea nation, of an emerging global threat. At odds with Namor’s ominous plan to thwart him, Shuri must ally with American ally Everett Ross and the rest of Wakanda to chart a new course for their kingdom.

In addition to Wright, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever stars Angela Bassett, Winston Duke, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Tenoch Huerta, Michaela Coel, Dominique Thorne, Florence Kasumba, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livinalli. The latest Phase of the MCU film hits theaters on November 11.

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Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood figurehead dies at 85 | app https://nathanielbowditch.org/egyptian-muslim-brotherhood-figurehead-dies-at-85-app/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 16:05:57 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/egyptian-muslim-brotherhood-figurehead-dies-at-85-app/ LONDON (AP) — Ibrahim Munir, the former acting leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, died Friday in London. He was 85 years old. According to a Muslim Brotherhood statement, Munir died in London, where he had lived in exile for 40 years, after spending much of the 1950s and 1960s behind bars in Egypt under the […]]]>

LONDON (AP) — Ibrahim Munir, the former acting leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, died Friday in London. He was 85 years old.

According to a Muslim Brotherhood statement, Munir died in London, where he had lived in exile for 40 years, after spending much of the 1950s and 1960s behind bars in Egypt under the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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Kao Miura sets ambitious goals – International Figure Skating https://nathanielbowditch.org/kao-miura-sets-ambitious-goals-international-figure-skating/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 03:06:57 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/kao-miura-sets-ambitious-goals-international-figure-skating/ Kao Miura believes the time has come to establish himself as one of the next big names in Japanese men’s skating, and he wasted no time in showing the world that he is a force to be reckoned with this season. The 17-year-old from Yokohoma quickly established himself in the Grand Prix series, winning silver […]]]>

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Kao Miura believes the time has come to establish himself as one of the next big names in Japanese men’s skating, and he wasted no time in showing the world that he is a force to be reckoned with this season.

The 17-year-old from Yokohoma quickly established himself in the Grand Prix series, winning silver medals at Skate America and Skate Canada International in consecutive weeks. The results already put Miura in first place to clinch one of six available places at the Grand Prix Final in December in Turin, Italy.

While he entered the season with a new level of confidence, Miura admits to being a bit overwhelmed by his early successes in the 2022-23 campaign.

“These results are totally unexpected,” he said through an interpreter after picking up his silver medal at Skate Canada in Mississauga, Ont. “When I went to Skate America, I thought maybe if I did well I could be on the podium. Once I got second place there, I went into that competition thinking maybe if I succeed here, maybe (it could happen again) So it’s totally unexpected so far.

It was also a busy two weeks for Miura, but he was happy with how he was able to handle back-to-back major competitions. What helped his cause was the relatively short distance between the two host sites. Skate America was held in the Boston area (in Norwood, MA), so it was a short flight from there to Toronto to get to Skate Canada.

“From the United States to Canada, there is no time difference and I was able to go from A to B… it took me an hour and a half. So I was able to do everything. It was good for me. Now I want to go back to Japan and relax a bit.

Even with two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu no longer on the competitive circuit, Japan is still a nation full of talented male skaters. Reigning world champion Shoma Uno remains on the scene – he was a Skate Canada gold medalist – as does Yuma Kagiyama, a finalist at the 2022 Worlds in France. But Miura finally sees an opportunity to break into his country’s top three.

“So far, Yuzuru was there, Shoma was there, Yuma was in the top three. So there was a wall that I couldn’t reach (beyond)… I couldn’t get there,” a- “But now that Yuzuru has retired from competitive skating, the battle for third place (for Japanese men) is very fierce.

“It’s very competitive with Souta (Yamamoto), Sena (Miyaki), Kazuki (Tomono), Tatsuya (Tsuboi)… But I want to be at the top of the group competing for that third place.”

At last year’s Japanese Figure Skating Championships, Miura – who previously won the national junior crown – finished fourth behind Hanyu, Uno and Kagiyama.

While this trio would represent their homeland at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Miura was instead assigned to the Four Continents Championships, which took place in Tallinn, Estonia. It would end up being a breakthrough competition for him.

“At Four Continents I was able to place third, and that gave me confidence that I could be good enough to be on the podium. It really pushed me to win,” he explained. “It kind of proved to me that I could actually compete on the world stage with other athletes, so that was the motivation I had…I wanted to keep that going and do well this season.

Until that result, Miura’s international experience was limited to a pair of NHK Trophy appearances where he finished sixth and eighth, respectively, the past two years, and two Junior Grand Prix events.

When Hanyu withdrew from the 2022 Worlds, Miura was selected to take his place, but he also had to withdraw due to a quadriceps injury. He would later participate in the Junior World Championships, where he placed 13th.

Miura is perhaps best known for his jumping ability. He said he landed his first quadruple jump (a quadruple toe) at age 12. Two years later, he would become the youngest Japanese skater to land a quadruple toe in international competition, a feat he achieved aged 14 in a Junior Grand Prix. event in Latvia.

This season, his long program features four quads (loop, salchow, and two toe), with two more slotted into the short. Miura was forced to change the jump order for the free skate at Skate Canada after an equipment failure interrupted his free skate warm-up.

“The reason I changed my jump composition is that during the six-minute warm-up the skate lace on my right boot broke, so I had to finish my warm-up at that point. and I couldn’t practice any of my jumps,” he explained.

“The quad buckle was in my intended components, but I had to avoid it. In fact, even after mending my boot lace, I felt my boot was a little soft and didn’t want to try it. As I did not fully trust him, I did not include him in my free program, which is why I changed the composition of the program.

Coached by Noriko Sato, Nobuko Fukui and Koji Okajima in Yokohama, Miura no longer sees his jumping ability as his only strength and feels he has become a more complete skater.

“My first quality is my speed. Speed ​​allows me to do well in the elements and speed also allows me to have dynamic skating,” explained Miura. “I have the dynamic expression, but I can only have it because of the speed. Those are three dimensions of skating that I’m really good at.

Given his results so far this season, Miura has made it clear that he intends to be a contender on the international stage. At Skate America and Skate Canada, he won the short program, but finished second to young American prodigy Ilia Malinin at Norwood and one spot behind Uno at Mississauga. Both times, Miura was about seven points off the gold medal score.

At Skate America, Miura produced personal best scores in all areas, for the short (94.96) and long (178.23) programs and the overall total (273.19). Interestingly, the latter score was 0.04 points higher than Uno’s Skate Canada winning total.

“In the previous competition, Ilia skated before me in the free and jumped the quad Axel, so it was a lot of pressure,” Miura said. “Today Shoma played ahead of me in the short program and it was also a lot of pressure. I got to experience that kind of stuff at Skate America, so it was good practice for today.

All of this is exhilarating for a young skater who is just beginning to make his mark on the international stage, and now he must ponder the prospect of competing alongside the sport’s elite in the Grand Prix Final. It’s an opportunity he’ll savor if it actually comes his way.

“As for the final, if I’m able to go there, I’ll try to do my best,” he said. “I’m going to prepare as best I can to be able to skate to my full potential.

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Starr Andrews rallies for second place in Skate Canada https://nathanielbowditch.org/starr-andrews-rallies-for-second-place-in-skate-canada/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 01:29:00 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/starr-andrews-rallies-for-second-place-in-skate-canada/ Star Andrews had the best free skate of her international career, moving from fifth to second place at Skate Canada, tying the best full-fledged Grand Prix result for an American in six years. Andrews, 21, landed six triple jumps in the free skate in Mississauga, Ont., to finish 6.33 points behind the winner Rinka Watanabe […]]]>

Star Andrews had the best free skate of her international career, moving from fifth to second place at Skate Canada, tying the best full-fledged Grand Prix result for an American in six years.

Andrews, 21, landed six triple jumps in the free skate in Mississauga, Ont., to finish 6.33 points behind the winner Rinka Watanabe from Japan.

It’s Andrews’ best finish in seven career senior Grand Prix starts, displacing a fifth-place finish from 2019. It’s one of, if not the best, Grand Prix finish for a black skater in simple. France Surya Bonaly won several events that became Grands Prix before the start of the Grand Prix series in 1995, then placed third in two Grand Prix series events late in her career.

“It’s a huge deal for me,” Andrews said, according to the International Skating Union. “I’m one of the few people of color in sport, and bringing home a medal is even more special.”

Andrews caused a stir at age 9 when a video of her skating to “Whip My Hair” went viral. She had another moment at the 2018 U.S. Championships, earning a standing ovation for her free skate on her own cover of “One Moment in Time” and finishing sixth overall.

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Andrews finished second in a row at the U.S. Women’s Grand Prix after Isabelle Levitomade his senior Grand Prix debut at Skate America last week. Andrews’ total ranks third among American women at the start of the season behind Levito and Amber Glennwho finished third at Skate America.

The United States is in the midst of its longest drought of women’s victories in a Grand Prix in its own right – the top international circuit in figure skating – not counting Mariah Bellduring a 2020 Skate America that was largely a national domain due to COVID-19. Ashley Wagner won the last international Grand Prix title for an American in 2016.

Andrews will likely qualify for December’s six-skater Grand Prix final with a podium at her final Grand Prix in Japan in three weeks.

The United States has three women’s spots for the March world championships, which will be distributed after the January nationals. None of last season’s three Olympians are competing, with Alysa Liu and Bell have both retired.

Watanabe landed a triple Axel in his free skate, improving from sixth place after the court and totaling 197.59 points. Watanabe, a 20-year-old who finished sixth at the Japan Nationals last season, won on her senior Grand Prix debut.

Later Saturday, world champion Shoma Uno improved from second after the short program to win the men’s event. He landed five quadruple jumps – one underturned and three others with negative execution ratings – en route to 273.15 points overall. Uno beat his Japanese compatriot Kao Miura by 7.86. Miura moved from first after the court to second overall for a second consecutive week.

American Ilia Malinin, who won Skate America against Miura last week, has the best total score in the world this season at 280.37. Malinin and Uno could face off for the first time this season in December’s Grand Prix Final, which will take the top six per discipline across the six events of the Grand Prix series.

World silver medalists Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara won the biggest title for a Japanese pair team in history, edging out the Americans Emily Chan and spencer howe of 25.54 points. Miura and Kihara’s total score – 212.02 – ranks them first in the world this season, 10.63 points ahead of the world champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier the United States

Canadians Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, the 2021 Worlds bronze medalists, won their third straight Skate Canada ice dance title. Their total score – 215.70 – ranks them first in the world this season. That’s 12.9 points better than the 2022 world bronze medalists Madison Chock and Evan Bates‘ total for winning Skate America last week.

The figure skating season continues with the French Grand Prix next week, featuring the world silver medalist Loena Hendrickx from Belgium, live on Peacock.

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Kanye West escorted out of Skechers and wax figure removed from Madame Tussauds https://nathanielbowditch.org/kanye-west-escorted-out-of-skechers-and-wax-figure-removed-from-madame-tussauds/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 08:13:56 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/kanye-west-escorted-out-of-skechers-and-wax-figure-removed-from-madame-tussauds/ With lush fashion brands kicking off controversial rapper Kanye West over his anti-Semitic comments, it’s no surprise other companies associated with “Ye” have followed suit. This led to Kanye West and his entourage being escorted out of the headquarters of Skechers, an American multinational shoe company, in Manhattan Beach after the donda the composer arrived […]]]>



With lush fashion brands kicking off controversial rapper Kanye West over his anti-Semitic comments, it’s no surprise other companies associated with “Ye” have followed suit.

This led to Kanye West and his entourage being escorted out of the headquarters of Skechers, an American multinational shoe company, in Manhattan Beach after the donda the composer arrived on Wednesday “unexpectedly and without invitation”.

After a “brief conversation”, Ye and his crew were then escorted out by “two Skechers executives”.

Amid growing pressure to sever ties with the fashion designer, the shoe company said in a statement that it does not consider and has no intention of working with West.

“We condemn his recent divisive remarks and do not tolerate anti-Semitism or any other form of hate speech. The company would like to re-emphasize that West showed up unannounced and uninvited at Skechers headquarters,” the statement read.

West’s “visit” to Skechers comes after Parisian fashion house Balenciaga and Adidas, among others, ended their ties after a series of anti-Semitic outbursts from the controversial rapper.

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Tweeps reactions

Anti-Kanye netizens had a blast when the latest developments were announced. With some citing “Kanye getting thrown the f**k out of Skechers is the chef’s kiss of the day”.

“Sorry Kanye, you’re not as important as you think you are. These are the consequences of his actions and what he said [and] that’s the way things should be. No one should be above anything they say or do,” one Twitter user wrote.

Kanye’s wax figure removed

Meanwhile, Madame Tussauds, the famous wax museum known for its celebrities, has also removed the wax figure of the rappers from their museum, citing that it “plans to remove Ye’s figure from the main exhibit floor and in archives”.

The figurine was originally launched at the museum in 2015, alongside a waxwork of his then-wife, Kim Kardashian.

“The figurine of Ye has been removed from the attraction floor in our archives. Every profile deserves its place at Madame Tussauds London and we listen to our guests and the public about who they expect to see at the attraction” , said a spokesperson for Madame Tussauds. BBC.

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Joe Biden quips that Rishi Sunak, new British PM, is a minority and a conservative https://nathanielbowditch.org/joe-biden-quips-that-rishi-sunak-new-british-pm-is-a-minority-and-a-conservative/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 22:22:01 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/joe-biden-quips-that-rishi-sunak-new-british-pm-is-a-minority-and-a-conservative/ President Biden made his first comments Monday about Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the first of Indian descent, joking “go figure” because Mr Sunak is a Tory. During a Diwali celebration at the White House, Mr Biden said Mr Sunak’s ascension is “a revolutionary and important step”. “As my brother would say, ‘go figure.’ […]]]>

President Biden made his first comments Monday about Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, the first of Indian descent, joking “go figure” because Mr Sunak is a Tory.

During a Diwali celebration at the White House, Mr Biden said Mr Sunak’s ascension is “a revolutionary and important step”.

“As my brother would say, ‘go figure.’ To the Conservative Party!” Mr. Biden said. “Pretty amazing.”

The White House said Mr. Biden would likely call Mr. Sunak to congratulate him later this week, after King Charles III formally invited Mr. Sunak to form a new government. He replaces Liz Truss, who lasted less than two months in office.

Monday’s gaffe is not Mr Biden’s first involving the subcontinent.

While running for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, Mr Biden boasted of his support for the Indian-American community.

“I had a great relationship. In Delaware, the fastest growing population is American Indians leaving India. You can’t go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless to have a slight Indian accent. I’m not kidding,” Biden said in 2006.

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US figure skaters still await Beijing Games medals https://nathanielbowditch.org/us-figure-skaters-still-await-beijing-games-medals/ Thu, 20 Oct 2022 17:19:41 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/us-figure-skaters-still-await-beijing-games-medals/ (AP) – From time to time, Nathan Chen and the rest of the American figure skaters who finished second in the team event at the Beijing Olympics will chat as a group and catch up on everything that’s going on in their lives. Things that don’t happen either, like a medal ceremony for the Winter […]]]>

(AP) – From time to time, Nathan Chen and the rest of the American figure skaters who finished second in the team event at the Beijing Olympics will chat as a group and catch up on everything that’s going on in their lives.

Things that don’t happen either, like a medal ceremony for the Winter Games.

Eight months after finishing behind the Russians, the Team USA has yet to receive its medals or even whether they will be silver or gold. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency only recently completed its painfully slow investigation into Kamila Valieva, the 16-year-old wonderkid whose positive doping test that surfaced during the opening week of the Olympics led to her most great scandal for years.

RUSADA did not reveal the results of its investigation, although it said the next step would be to hold disciplinary hearings in September or early October. This deadline has passed without any updates.

“That’s probably the hardest part, having no knowledge of the situation,” Chen, who also won individual gold in Beijing, told The Associated Press. “We get updates and it’s always, ‘We have no idea what’s going on.’ It’s super boring.

The American Olympic and Paralympic Committee, which was outraged that there was no medal ceremony during the Beijing Games, continues to push the International Olympic Committee to find a solution to the case.

That probably won’t happen anytime soon, though. If Valieva was found to have breached anti-doping rules, she would likely appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. And if she is cleared, it would be the World Anti-Doping Agency or the International Skating Union that would likely appeal to the highest court in international sport.

It was the CAS that decided during the Olympics that Valieva, whose positive test for an angina drug came from a sample taken the previous December, could continue to compete in the women’s event in Beijing. The heavy favorite cracked under the scrutiny, falling several times during her free program and finishing on the podium.

USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland called the delay in awarding the medals an “outrageous situation.”

“I would like to tell you that I am less angry or less frustrated,” Hirshland said recently. “Our number one priority is to make sure our Team USA athletes, who are sitting without their medals, know that we haven’t forgotten about them.”

It’s a complex case, more so due to Valieva’s protected status due to her age. But if they are found to have doped and the decision is upheld by appeals, the entire Russian team could be stripped of the gold; Valieva had the highest scores in the short program and the free skate, giving her team maximum points in the event.

The American team could then be elevated to gold, Japan to silver and the Canadians, fourth, to the bronze medal.

“It’s always on our minds,” said Madison Chock, who along with partner Evan Bates performed her free dance in the team event. “That’s how it is. It’s not something in our control at the moment. We just take those little news we hear and absorb it and let it be.

For now, Chock and Bates must set aside their thoughts on Beijing. Much like the pair team of Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, Chock and Bates are focused on competing this weekend at Skate America near Boston. It’s the first event of the Grand Prix season, and both partnerships are heavily favored to win their events.

Chen is taking a year off, however. The same goes for Olympic teammates Karen Chen and Vincent Zhou, while longtime ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue retired after the Winter Games.

They may have a little more time to reflect on the fate of their Olympic team medals.

“I’m glad to have a really great team going through this together,” said Nathan Chen. “We support each other. »
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Obituary: Ted Crosbie, former owner of ‘The Examiner’, was a pioneering figure in the Irish media landscape https://nathanielbowditch.org/obituary-ted-crosbie-former-owner-of-the-examiner-was-a-pioneering-figure-in-the-irish-media-landscape/ Sun, 16 Oct 2022 01:30:00 +0000 https://nathanielbowditch.org/obituary-ted-crosbie-former-owner-of-the-examiner-was-a-pioneering-figure-in-the-irish-media-landscape/ The former owner of the Irish Examiner, Ted Crosbie, who died aged 91, was an important figure in the newspaper industry and in Cork city life. homas Edward Crosbie was born in April 1931, a direct descendant and namesake of Thomas Crosbie who began working at the cork examineras the newspaper was originally called, at […]]]>

The former owner of the Irish Examiner, Ted Crosbie, who died aged 91, was an important figure in the newspaper industry and in Cork city life.

homas Edward Crosbie was born in April 1931, a direct descendant and namesake of Thomas Crosbie who began working at the cork examineras the newspaper was originally called, at the age of 15 in 1842 and later made a name for himself with a scoop when he learned from sailors on a passing American ship that the American Civil War was over.

He then became editor and then owner of the newspaper.

His great-grandson Ted was educated at Christian Brothers College in Cork and spent much of his free time relishing the excitement and drama of newspaper production on the printing presses.

At that time, linotype machines used molten lead to print the Cork Examiner, Evening Echo and Weekly Cork Examiner. During World War II, supplies for repairing machinery were scarce, and the youngster learned a lot by watching how fitters found solutions to seemingly insoluble problems.

Over time, Ted himself acquired skills on a par with the technicians he had observed. As a young man he spent time in Sweden at the mills that supplied the paper for his family’s publications.

Subsequently, he attended University College Cork, where he studied science, graduating with a B.Sc. in 1952.

After joining the family business, Ted Crosbie was one of the first in the industry to realize that the era of “hot metal” in newspaper production was coming to an end and, in the 1970s, he began preparations for the transition to web offset printing.

The change within the Examiner group took place overnight in May 1976, a dramatic development in Irish media terms.

Over the next decade, Crosbie and his team also pioneered the production of color newspapers and the direct entry of stories by reporters into the computer system.

Ted served as managing director from the early 1980s until 1993, when his cousin Alan Crosbie succeeded him, and he was still a director of Landmark Media Investments at the time the company was purchased by Irish weather in 2018.

Ted Crosbie passed away peacefully on Sunday October 9 in the presence of his family at St Luke’s Home.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Gretchen, whom he married in 1960 and died in a car accident in 1996, their daughter Suzanne who died suddenly in 2007, and his sisters Mary and Sally, he is survived by his well-deserved children. loved ones Elizabeth (Shanahan), Tom, Andrew, Edward and Sophie (Hiras), his sister Ruth, his grandchildren Chloé, Patrick, Louise, Barry, Sophie, Michael, Maeve, Tommy, Charlie and Matthew, his sons-in-law Ray and Angelo , his daughters-in-law Clair, Orla and Eimear, as well as other relatives and friends.

In a statement, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said: “As Managing Director of the News Group, including the Irish Examiner and evening echoTed was a true pioneer of modern Irish media, with a keen scientific and business mind and a passion for enriching the charitable, cultural and social life of his city and country.

The Requiem Mass took place last Tuesday at Saints Peter & Paul Church in Cork.

The obituary said the family would be at church 90 minutes before mass and hundreds of people lined up to offer their condolences.

President Michael D Higgins was represented by Commander Brian Walsh; Taoiseach Micheál Martin by Captain Brian O’Shea, and the City by Lord Mayor Cllr Deirdre Forde and Chief Executive of Cork City Council, Ann Doherty.

The Reverend Dr Patrick McCarthy, Chaplain at Mercy University Hospital, said: ‘Ted’s dedication for his professional expertise to the existence of a technologically up-to-date and solidly independent free press was a sign of his general commitment to the values ​​of democracy and its continuation in this country and to the equal dignity and love of God for every human being, regardless of the particular differences that exist between them.

Ted Crosbie was Admiral at the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) and other admirals formed a guard of honor as his coffin was carried outside the church.

The funeral was organized by O’Connor Bros Funeral Homes and the procession paused for a moment outside the original door of the Cork Examiner’s office before proceeding to St Finbarr’s Cemetery where Ted was buried, carrying an RCYC tie, with copies from that day. Irish Examiner and Echo next to him.

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