Monthly Archives: August 2013

LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 4

It Ain’t Necessarily So (Watch Cab Calloway perform this song from the opera Porgy and Bess) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBOgH5f36cQ&feature=related DuBose Heyward, lyricist of Porgy and Bess, was born August 31 August 22 Irmtraud Morgner August 23 Ephraim Kishon Nazik al-Mala’ika August 24 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 3

Friz Freleng, director and producer of Bugs Bunny (and other) cartoons, was born August 21. Watch Bugs Bunny Rides Again here. August 15 Sri Aurobindo August 16 Charles Bukowski   August 17 Gene (Geneva) Stratton-Porter August 18 Elsa Morante Brian … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 2

Cartoon by Gary Larson, born August 14 August 8 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Mel Tillis August 9 Izaak Walton Jean Piaget August 10 Abay Ibrahim Qunanbayuli   August 11 Jim Lee Alex Haley August 12 George Soros   August 13 Amélie … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 1

“A poor man’s son has it hard sometimes” Listen to “A Poor Man” by Homer Banks, born August 2 August 1 Chuck D (Carlton Ridenhour) Francis Scott Key Herman Melville August 2 Isabel Allende James Baldwin Homer Banks Bei Dao … Continue reading

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