On this day, April 16th, in 1924: Henry Mancini was born in Cleveland, OH.
Today’s soundtrack: “Moon River,” “The Peter Gunn Theme,” “The Pink Panther Theme,” “The Days of Wine and Roses,” “Baby Elephant Walk,” and the list goes on!
Today’s screening: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, THE PINK PANTHER, VICTOR/VICTORIA, ARABESQUE and the list goes on here as well!
Today’s quote: “The Romeo-and-Juliet type of film writing is not so successful in TV because it is such a small medium You might record in the best studio in the world-but it still has to come out of that little three-inch speaker.”
Today’s best lyrics: “Make believe you’re in a jungle movie/Watch the baby elephants go by/The beat is groovy/It’s a brand new dance you ought to try/Come to the jungle and see the animal attraction/baby elephants in action walk.” - “Baby Elephant Walk”

On this day, April 16th, in 1924: Henry Mancini was born in Cleveland, OH.

Today’s soundtrack: “Moon River,” “The Peter Gunn Theme,” “The Pink Panther Theme,” “The Days of Wine and Roses,” “Baby Elephant Walk,” and the list goes on!

Today’s screening: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, THE PINK PANTHER, VICTOR/VICTORIA, ARABESQUE and the list goes on here as well!

Today’s quote: “The Romeo-and-Juliet type of film writing is not so successful in TV because it is such a small medium You might record in the best studio in the world-but it still has to come out of that little three-inch speaker.”

Today’s best lyrics: “Make believe you’re in a jungle movie/Watch the baby elephants go by/The beat is groovy/It’s a brand new dance you ought to try/Come to the jungle and see the animal attraction/baby elephants in action walk.” - “Baby Elephant Walk”

On this day, April 16th, in 1962: Ian MacKaye was born in Washington, DC
Today’s soundtrack: Minor Threat and Fugazi
Today’s ticket admission price: $5
Today’s screening: Jem Cohen’s INSTRUMENT
Today’s quote: “I was raised to question authority.”
Today’s photo: Ian and Hank, working at the ice cream shop.
Today’s ill-advised tattoos:http://tinyurl.com/6rd7bl5 (Warning: feet), http://tinyurl.com/7nksod7,http://tinyurl.com/7ltrolp,http://tinyurl.com/87cyz66
Happy 52nd birthday, Ian!

On this day, April 16th, in 1962: Ian MacKaye was born in Washington, DC

Today’s soundtrack: Minor Threat and Fugazi

Today’s ticket admission price: $5

Today’s screening: Jem Cohen’s INSTRUMENT

Today’s quote: “I was raised to question authority.”

Today’s photo: Ian and Hank, working at the ice cream shop.

Today’s ill-advised tattoos:
http://tinyurl.com/6rd7bl5 (Warning: feet), 
http://tinyurl.com/7nksod7,
http://tinyurl.com/7ltrolp,
http://tinyurl.com/87cyz66

Happy 52nd birthday, Ian!

On this day, April 16th, in 1939: Dusty Springfield was born in West Hampstead, London, England.
Today’s soundtrack: DUSTY IN MEMPHIS, “The Look of Love,” “If You Go Away,” “I’ll Try Anything…” Love Dusty!
Today’s quote: “I think she is the greatest white singer that there ever has been.” — Elton John

On this day, April 16th, in 1939: Dusty Springfield was born in West Hampstead, London, England.

Today’s soundtrack: DUSTY IN MEMPHIS, “The Look of Love,” “If You Go Away,” “I’ll Try Anything…” Love Dusty!

Today’s quote: “I think she is the greatest white singer that there ever has been.” — Elton John

On this day, April 16th, in 1999: Skip Spence died of lung cancer, just two days before his 53rd birthday.
Today’s soundtrack: OAR and JEFFERSON AIRPLANE TAKES OFF, and Moby Grape’s OMAHA.

On this day, April 16th, in 1999: Skip Spence died of lung cancer, just two days before his 53rd birthday.

Today’s soundtrack: OAR and JEFFERSON AIRPLANE TAKES OFF, and Moby Grape’s OMAHA.

On this day, April 16th, in 1969: Elektra Records dropped Detroit’s MC5 from their label after the band took out an advertisement in a local paper that included the company logo and said, “Fuck Hudson’s.” The band was protesting the Michigan department store’s refusal to stock their albums.
Today’s ill-advised advice: “KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHERFUCKER! and kick in the door if the store won’t sell you the album on Elektra. FUCK HUDSON’S!”
Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/3hgwudg

On this day, April 16th, in 1969: Elektra Records dropped Detroit’s MC5 from their label after the band took out an advertisement in a local paper that included the company logo and said, “Fuck Hudson’s.” The band was protesting the Michigan department store’s refusal to stock their albums.

Today’s ill-advised advice: “KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHERFUCKER! and kick in the door if the store won’t sell you the album on Elektra. FUCK HUDSON’S!”

Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/3hgwudg

On this day, April 15th, in 2001: Joey Ramone died after a seven year battle with lymphoma; he was 49.
Today’s soundtrack: Let’s just say, it starts with 1-2-3-4…
Today’s screening: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL
Today’s book club: I SLEPT WITH JOEY RAMONE
Today’s ambition: to sniff some glue
Today’s reason: to have something to do
Today’s internet gold: Joey Ramone + cat
Today’s most stolen street sign (NY edition): “Joey Ramone Place,” a sign at the corner of Bowery and East Second Street. It had to be moved 20 feet high to prevent theft. - http://tinyurl.com/lg9na2b
Today’s quote: “Well, I think we’re the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in the world.”
Today’s ill-advised tattoo cavalcade!™:http://tinyurl.com/7h27u4n,http://tinyurl.com/ctcj3js (looking like Joey Ramone + Milhouse), http://tinyurl.com/cwbnt87,http://tinyurl.com/cmapek8,http://tinyurl.com/l73sppf,http://tinyurl.com/med85dh

On this day, April 15th, in 2001: Joey Ramone died after a seven year battle with lymphoma; he was 49.

Today’s soundtrack: Let’s just say, it starts with 1-2-3-4…

Today’s screening: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL

Today’s book club: I SLEPT WITH JOEY RAMONE

Today’s ambition: to sniff some glue

Today’s reason: to have something to do

Today’s internet gold: Joey Ramone + cat

Today’s most stolen street sign (NY edition): “Joey Ramone Place,” a sign at the corner of Bowery and East Second Street. It had to be moved 20 feet high to prevent theft. - http://tinyurl.com/lg9na2b

Today’s quote: “Well, I think we’re the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in the world.”

Today’s ill-advised tattoo cavalcade!™:
http://tinyurl.com/7h27u4n,

http://tinyurl.com/ctcj3js
 (looking like Joey Ramone + Milhouse), 
http://tinyurl.com/cwbnt87,
http://tinyurl.com/cmapek8,
http://tinyurl.com/l73sppf,
http://tinyurl.com/med85dh

On this day, April 14th, in 1935: Miss Loretta Lynn was born in a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler, Kentucky
Today’s soundtrack: “Don’t Come Home A’ Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind),” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Fist City,” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter”
Today’s screening: COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER
Today’s quote: ”I didn’t know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.”
Today’s ill-advised tattoos: http://tinyurl.com/bsjpu7nhttp://tinyurl.com/ckxbvu7
Happy birthday to the First Lady of Country Music!

On this day, April 14th, in 1935: Miss Loretta Lynn was born in a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler, Kentucky

Today’s soundtrack: “Don’t Come Home A’ Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind),” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Fist City,” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter”

Today’s screening: COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER

Today’s quote: ”I didn’t know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.”

Today’s ill-advised tattoos: 
http://tinyurl.com/bsjpu7n
http://tinyurl.com/ckxbvu7

Happy birthday to the First Lady of Country Music!

On this day, April 14th, in 2007: Don Ho died in Waikīkī from heart failure; he was 76.
Today’s soundtrack: “Tiny Bubbles” and “Pearly Shells”
Today’s photo: Don and Barbara Eden on the set of I DREAM OF JEANNIE

On this day, April 14th, in 2007: Don Ho died in Waikīkī from heart failure; he was 76.

Today’s soundtrack: “Tiny Bubbles” and “Pearly Shells”

Today’s photo: Don and Barbara Eden on the set of I DREAM OF JEANNIE

On this day, April 13th, in 1962: Hillel Slovak (הלל סלובק) of the Red Hot Chili Peppers was born in Haifa, Israel.
Today’s soundtrack: FREAKY STYLEY and THE UPLIFT MOFO PARTY PLAN
Today’s wardrobe: a white sweat sock
Today’s quote: “We treat women as equals, we are not sexist, we just love to make love to them.” —HS
Happy 52nd birthday to the skinny, sweaty man!

On this day, April 13th, in 1962: Hillel Slovak (הלל סלובק) of the Red Hot Chili Peppers was born in Haifa, Israel.

Today’s soundtrack: FREAKY STYLEY and THE UPLIFT MOFO PARTY PLAN

Today’s wardrobe: a white sweat sock

Today’s quote: “We treat women as equals, we are not sexist, we just love to make love to them.” —HS

Happy 52nd birthday to the skinny, sweaty man!

On this day, April 12th, in 1932: Mr. Tiny Tim was born in Manhattan
Today’s soundtrack: GOD BLESS TINY TIM
Today’s activity: Tiptoeing through tulips
Today’s CeLeb: Herbert Butros Khaury
Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/7tb4n79
Happy birthday, Mr. Tim!

On this day, April 12th, in 1932: Mr. Tiny Tim was born in Manhattan

Today’s soundtrack: GOD BLESS TINY TIM

Today’s activity: Tiptoeing through tulips

Today’s CeLeb: Herbert Butros Khaury

Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/7tb4n79

Happy birthday, Mr. Tim!