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Money Swims: What’s the first thing the Wizards’ Marcin Gortat purchased after he signed his $60 million contract? A  $150 lion fish. “It’s funny, a lot of people told me it’s going to die in the next two months, but it’s still alive,” he told the Post+5

Maybe It’s A Sign: People can’t figure how to make the DC 2024 Olympics Unity hand symbol sign. Is that a sign that maybe we shouldn’t have the Olympics here? +2

#ThisTown: The District just keeps getting snobbier. In Travel + Leisure‘s annual list of “America’s Snobbiest Cities.” D.C. came in at number 4, up from number 9 last year. -3

Doomsday: The District will start accepting applications for concealed-carry permits on Oct. 23. -6

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 48  Today’s score: -2 Today’s Needle rating: 46