Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Ronald Takaki. Academic, historian and Buddhist nun, until forearming an Episcopalian priest in ecumenical basketball game and knocking her unconscious

Anthony Browne. British writer and illustrator best known for book of whimsical poems, " Old Possum's Book of Practical Shoes."

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

David Sylvian. British musician who subsidizes career pretending to be Wendie Malick at mall openings.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

John Henry. Steel-driving man turned financial trader. Owner of former lovable losers and current unbearable winners, the Boston Red Sox. Along with life partner, runs health clinic in Chelsea near Admiral's Hill.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Ben Stiller. Simian-esque actor, director, mugger. Or maybe it's mugger, actor, director.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Ralph Stanley. So called "father of bluegrass" (no kidding); helped Roosevelt capture San Juan Hill, then turn it into a softball field.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Brent D. Benjamin. Chief Justice of West Virgina Supreme Court, where wrote majority opinion in Pickin' V. Grinnin.'