Today is the 74th birthday of the athlete and activist Arthur Ashe. He accomplished a lot of tennis firsts: first African American deleted for the
Today is the 217th birthday of the man who created The Greatest Show on Earth: P.T. Barnum. The man had hustle. He has this phrase
Today is the 72nd birthday of the singer/actor/rebel/badass Debbie Harry. Blondie’s album Parallel Lines is still one of my very favorite albums to this day.
Today is the 100th birthday of the photographer Irving Penn. His images are so very distinctly his. They are hauntingly beautiful and capture something just
Today is the 102nd birthday of the character actress who’s picture you will see and think “Oh my God, ya, her!” Barbara Pepper is one
Today is the 131st birthday of the photographer Edward Weston. His images are hauntingly beautiful. The world is a better place because he was in it
Today is the 130th birthday of the oldest Marx Brother: Chico Marx. The world is a better place because he is in it and still
Today is the 115th birthday of the artist William H. Johnson. His primitive style of painting African Americans during the Harlem Renaissance has become the
Today is the 88th birthday of the photographer Bill Cunningham. He photographed street style for decades, so long he became a celebrity himself. Watch his
Today is the 109th birthday of Ethel Merman. I first learned of her when she was on The Muppet Show, it is strange to say that, but
Today is the 72nd birthday of Warhol Superstar Candy Darling. There is some speculation on her birth year, but no speculation on how fabulous she was.
Today is the 129th birthday of the artist Georgia O’Keeffe. The scale of her painting has always astounded me, the detail and the vibrancy are