02.14.11 – a valentine’s day


imbroglio [im-brohl-yo] n. 1. a  misunderstanding, disagreement, etc., of a complicated or bitter nature, as between persons or nations 2. an intricate and perplexing state of affairs; a complicated or difficult situation 3. a confused heap


Frederick Douglass (1818), Jack Benny (1894), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Hugh Downs (1921), Murray the K (1922), Vic Morrow (1929), Florence Henderson (1934), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Maceo Parker (1943), Carl Bernstein (1944), Gregory Hines (1946), Tim Buckley (1947), Teller (1948), James Eckhouse (1955), Meg Tilly (1960), Enrico Colantoni (1963), Rob Thomas (1972)


Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone. Busy weekend so I’m lacking the energy to go off about one subject or another. But I’ll be back tomorrow with some more. Join me.


A lot people say they’d like to be a billionaire. But they never ask themselves: Do I want the brain of that billionaire? They think about the money. But to have that money, you’d need that kind of brain, and you’d have to have those thoughts at night and all the stuff that goes with it. ↔ Albert Brooks


It being Valentine’s Day and all, I figured it best to go with a song about love, or at least one that had “love” in the title. And so I present Nada Surf‘s cover of The Go-Betweens‘ “Love Goes On.”


I’d love to offer some insight into last night’s Grammy Award Show but I had no inclination to watch it, so I have no idea what went on.

All right, sorry, folks, gotta hang up the spurs on this one. Exhaustion is setting in and sleep is next. Thanks for reading.

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