Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Orville Redenbacher. Entrepreneur. Popcorn salesperson. Although born in the early 1900s, refused to bow to convention and openly wore suits and bow ties, earning admiration and hatred from fellow Hoosiers, although mostly hatred.

F. Scott Fitzgerald. Author. Flapper. Ring Lardner drinking buddy. Partner of emotionally challenged aspiring novelist Zelda. "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." Exactly!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Rick James. Musician. Composer. Innovator. David Chappelle catch phrase. Made questionable decisions regarding pharmaceuticals. Former door person at Roxy's, in Buffalo.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Russell Hitchcock. Musician. Singer. Half of ultra-light soft rock band Air Supply (think Seals & Croft minus the kick). In their heyday, played most often by guys trying to get laid by girls with Dorthy Hammill hairdos.

Aaron Perrino. Musician. Singer/songwriter for Boston-based Dear Leader and before that, The Shelia Divine. Volunteers with special needs children in Chelsea, Mass.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Larry Rothschild. Baseball coach/manager. Currently employed by everybody's favorite losers, the Chicago Cubs, a designation likely to change if bought by Mark Cuban.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Tuck Andress (of Tuck and Patti). Guitarist. Bay area-based jazz/folk musician who performs with wife, Patti. Textile union organizer.