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FEBRUARY 13, 2017

FEBRUARY 13: Pernilla August, Martin Balsam, Matt Berninger (The National), Phillip Borsos, Matt Caughthran (El Bronx), Stockard Channing, Lloyd C. Douglas, Carole Eastman, Yamantaka Eye (Boredoms), Leslie Feist, Iain Forsyth, Peter Gabriel, Ryan Goins, Peter Hook (New Order), Kon Ichikawa, David Janssen, Waylon Jennings, Cevin Key (Skinny Puppy), Mike Krzyzewski, Mae Marsh, T.P. McKenna, Randy Moss, Kim Novak, Harper Philbin, Oliver Reed, Henry Rollins, Antonin Scalia, George Segal, William Shockley, Lionel Mark Smith, Jerry Springer, Mena Suvari, Bo Svenson, Fred Toones, Peter Tork (Monkees), Richard Wagner, Ralph Waite, Robbie Williams, Chuck Yeager…

ALBUMS OF THE DAY: The Bronx “Mariachi El Bronx II” (2011), EL VY “Return to the Moon” (2015), Feist “The Reminder” (2007), Peter Gabriel “Peter Gabriel” (1977), “Security” (1982), Waylon Jennings “Ol’ Waylon” (1977), Joy Division “The Best of” (2008), The Monkees “Headquarters” (1967), “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd.” (1967), The National “Boxer” (2007), New Order “Substance” (1987), Lucinda Williams “West” (2007)

BOOKS OF THE DAY: Lloyd C. Douglas “Magnificent Obsession” (1929), Henry Rollins “Get in the Van” (1994)

CRITERIONS OF THE DAY: The Burmese Harp (1956), Fires on the Plain (1959), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Magnificent Obsession (1954), The Makioka Sisters (1983), The Shooting (1967), Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

DOC’S OF THE DAY: Joy Division (2007), Mistaken for Strangers (2013), 20,000 Days on Earth (2013), Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002), Valentine Road (2013), Wagner and Me (2012)

FILMS OF THE DAY: The Best Intentions (1992), Cabaret (1972), Control (2007), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Fanny and Alexander (1982), Head (1968), The Palm Beach Story (1942), 12 Angry Men (1957)

FOODIE: Tortellini

HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESS: 2000 – The last original “Peanuts” comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies. 1983 - Marvin Gaye sang the U.S. national anthem at the NBA All-Star game. It was the greatest rendition ever - at least at a sporting event. 1972 - Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials wouldn’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.

HOLIDAY: Radio Day

“I still owe money to the money to the money I owe.” Berninger

“The devil made me do it the first time. The second time I done it on my own.” Jennings

“As long as I tell the truth I feel that nobody can touch me.” Rollins

“Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own.” Yeager

pictured: Matt Berninger (Born 1971) and the National, Matt Caughthran (Born 1979) and Mariachi el Bronx