Today is the 99th birthday of Andy Rooney. He was America’s questioning, mockingly grumpy grandfather. His work in journalism and television have influenced generations and continues
Today is James Thurber’s 123rd birthday. It is no secret that his book The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is one of my very favorites and
Today is David Rakoff‘s 53rd birthday. He is quite possibly the wittiest writer we have seen this century. The 2oth century had Dorothy Parker and
Today is JFK Jr’s 57th birthday. His father, the then President of The United States of America was assassinated a few days before his third birthday.
Today is the 108th birthday of Kay Thompson. I mean, have you seen that “Swing Them Bells” scene in Funny Face? It is everything. Or that
Today is the 100th birthday of an original, often imitated, never duplicated, the one and only Edith Bouvier Beale. By now, everyone has seen the