Entries Tagged as 'birthdays'

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Happy 60th Birthday, Bruce. I think.

A funny thing happened when I went to Youtube this morning in search of an early Bruce Springsteen video, to post here in celebration of Bruce’s 60th birthday. I expected to find some rocking footage that would bring back the…..well, yes, the glory days of the Bruce I first saw in Milwaukee in 1975, the […]

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

#103: Don’t Act All Shocked That Madonna’s Turning 50

All around me, old people (sorry, sweetie) are marvelling that Madonna is turning 50. Can you believe it?, they say. Madonna, 50. It doesn’t seem possible. Oh yes it does. (Cue old-people-style reminiscence): When I first heard of Madonna, I was a fashion editor at Glamour. This was in the eighties. Yes, youngsters, that long-ago […]

Monday, June 16th, 2008

#23: Don’t Send Greeting Cards

Remember when your grandmother would send you a birthday card with a dollar bill inside as a present? That’s what it still feels like when you send someone a greeting card: like it came from their grandmother. You can update the experience by making your own card, sending a postcard, or using one of those […]

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