Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Bill Gates. Gazillionaire entrepreneur who, along with two friends, opened first Starbucks in Seattle in 1971. There are now more than 15,000 stores world wide. Despite recent setbacks, last year revenue reached more than $ 9 billion. Soccer coach.

Christopher Mintz-Plasse.* Multiple named actor whose favorite quote is, "Come on. We're all different, people!"

Noddy Holder. Musician. DJ. Actor. Leader of spelling challenged, under-appreciated glam rock band, Slade.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Mitchel Musso.* Actor. Plays opposite teen/Vanity Fair sensation Miley Cyrus. Claims can bench press Miley's dad, Billy Ray.

Guy who got stuck in an elevator for 41 hours.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Peter Cetera (pictured with animal used to test his music on). One of the founders of Chicago, a rock band in the sense some members play instruments frequently found in rock bands. Michael Bolton, minus the soul. Obsessed with "Work Out" host Jackie Warner.

Kevin Sorbo. Actor who once waited well over half an hour for my kids to arrive to meet them and autograph pictures, even telling his publicist, who suggested I give him their names and he'd mail the photos, "No. I'll wait. They're making the trip here." (Talk about your Herculean effort.) And this is how I repay him...

Sunday, April 20, 2008

John Lydon. Musician. Savior. Art teacher at Miss Porter's School, Farmington, Conn., since 1987.
Eddie Van Halen (right, with offspring). Musician. Desk-hopping guitar virtuoso who grinned way though two decades and equal number of hip replacements. Cleans up nice.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Matthew McConaughey. Actor. Percussionist. Occasional nudist, who some say made Sheryl Crow third wheel in her under-publicized relationship with athlete

Jackie Chan. Martial artist. Action hero. Long time partner of Chris Tucker.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Brad Thompson.* Pitcher. St. Louis Cardinals. Off season umpire in Palm Desert softball league.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Steven Vander Ark. Librarian. Weepy Harry Potter fan. Has suit pending to allow women on all male quidditch team.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Sebastian Bach. Music/entertainment industry oddity.

John Corigliano. Musician. Composer. Rumored to have been first choice to replace Greg Page of the Wiggles, who retired due to illness.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Eugene Mirman. Comedian. Film maker. Funniest Russian born comic since Yakov Smirnoff.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Mark Penn. Public relations executive. Morally challenged top strategist for Clinton 2008 campaign. Recently forced to resign after it was revealed he bet $50,000 with Irish bookmaking agency on Barack Obama.

Jack White. Musician. Actor. Pugilist. Rhoda-esque Raconteur and more musically adept member of the White Stripes. "Yes I am!"

Friday, April 04, 2008

Richard Blais. Pear-shaped chef. Works well with salmon. 2006 Golden Gloves champ, Georgia, cruiserweight (200 pound limit).

Thursday, April 03, 2008

John Bayless. Pianist. Disembodied head. Regular keyboard player at Montreal's Le Drugstore.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Stephen King. Master of horror. Also a writer. Bangor, ME, social worker who often uses nouns as verbs ("a client suicided") and pronounces the "t" in often.

Corbin Bleu. Actor. Singer. Dancer. High schooler. Sideshow Bob impersonator whose name conjuors up image of a high calorie, delicious French entree.