July 25, 1987
Is anyone to take seriously the University of Michigan advertisement for an athletic director in your sports section (July 19). The candidate must have superior verbal skills, a commitment to advancing student goals, be non-discriminatory and (you fill in your own superlatives). There hasn't been anyone around like that for 2,000 years. Perhaps a composite of Pope John Paul II, Vin Scully, Jesse Jackson, Jim Murray, Margaret Thatcher, Bob Knight, Al Davis, Andy Rooney, Lee Iaccoca, and just a pinch of Bosworth (anywhere but from his mouth)
April 21, 2013 |
The everyday handbags of choice for Hollywood this spring, as seen on the arms of Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Watts, Emma Roberts and Kate Bosworth, aren't by Louis Vuitton, Hermes or Dior. They're by Paris-based Jerome Dreyfuss, who shares his laid-back, bohemian design sensibility and his home with another hot-in-Hollywood designer, Isabel Marant. Parker has been photographed running errands with Richard, a colorful, perforated patchwork leather bag, Roberts has fallen for the black leather drawstring Alain, and Watts has been spotted out and about with Igor, a black python cross-body style.
HOME & GARDEN
June 11, 2013 |
It was announced Tuesday that French designer Isabel Marant will be bringing her signature boho style to H&M, designing a collection that will hit stores worldwide Nov. 14. But the question is why? And will this latest hi-low collaboration signal the end of Marant's reign as the queen of insider cool, and preferred purveyor of Hollywood's boho chic off-duty uniform, as worn by Kate Bosworth, Katie Holmes and Sarah Jessica Parker? The H&M collection will include “a wardrobe of must-have pieces inspired by her signature style,” the press materials said, with clothing and accessories for women and teenagers, as well as Marant's first-ever collection for men. “I am flattered by this collaboration.
August 20, 1991 |
In a year that has seen would-be action heroes Jeff Speakman and Brian Bosworth make well-orchestrated attempts to muscle their way into the action-adventure movie arena, Columbia Pictures is clearly betting that Jean-Claude Van Damme could be the next Chuck Norris, Steven Seagal--or even Arnold Schwarzenegger. "Double Impact," the $15-million action film in which Van Damme plays dual roles, opened well Aug. 9 and has grossed $15.
January 3, 1987
Brian Bosworth claims that steroids are legal, and that they are the only drugs he is using to improve the condition of his body. The question that should really come to the public's mind is: "How can you trust any athlete who has a punk-rock hairdo and wears earrings"? DOUG BROWN La Mirada
June 12, 1987 |
Seattle today drew the first pick in the NFL's supplemental draft and selected Brian Bosworth of Oklahoma, despite the All-America linebacker's assertion he would not play for the Seahawks. Bosworth wants to play in Los Angeles with the Raiders or Rams, in New York with the Jets or Giants or in Philadelphia with Coach Buddy Ryan. He has promised to sit out the 1987 season and re-enter next year's college draft rather than play elsewhere.