Cold Open, A Tale of Modern Hollywood // Chapter 2. The Breaking News

Cantara Christopher
12 min readMay 20, 2022

“Calm. Perfect calm. Perfect focus. All right… Keep uncurling that spine… Keep rising…rising… You’re completely standing, relaxed, alert. Inhale…exhale. You’re now ready to greet this beautiful, beautiful Wednesday. Open your eyes. Everyone, good morning.”

The half a dozen housewives in Nina Lee’s 7:30 mixed-level yoga class, conducted in the…

Cantara Christopher

Memoirist. Musicologist. Retired movie actress. I write about US+UK movies / books / music / radio+tv / culture.