Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 31 – Ronnie del Carmen

Happy Birthday Ronnie del Carmen! Ronnie del Carmen (born December 31, 1959) U.S./Filipino director, screenwriter, artist, designer of animated films – Inside Out (2015); Ratatouille (2007) Read the Wikipedia aritcle about Ronnie del Carmen See some of Ronnie del Carmen’s … Continue reading

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December 16 Ed Ruscha

Happy Birthday Ed Ruscha! Edward Ruscha (born December 16, 1937) U.S. artist Read about Ed Ruscha here and here “His deadpan representations of Hollywood logos, stylized gas stations, and archetypal landscapes distil the imagery of popular culture into a language … Continue reading

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December 11 – Teri Garr

Happy Birthday Teri Garr! Teri Garr (born December 11, 1947) U.S. actress, dancer – Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood (2005) Read the Wikipedia article about Teri Garr here Read a 1983 People magazine article about Garr http://people.com/archive/teri-garr-is-no-dizzy-blonde-but-acting-like-one-in-tootsie-hasnt-hurt-vol-19-no-7/ Watch a scene … Continue reading

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December 9 – Joel Chandler Harris

Happy Birthday Joel Chandler Harris! Joel Chandler Harris (born December 9, 1845, according to here) – US folklorist, compiler of Uncle Remus tales Read the New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Joel Chandler Harris here More about Joel Chandler Harris here … Continue reading

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December 7 – Willa Cather

Happy Birthday Willa Cather! Willa Cather (born December 7, 1873) – US novelist Read about Willa Cather here and here

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December 5 – Joan Didion

Happy Birthday Joan Didion! Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) US novelist, memoirist, journalist Read the Wikipedia article about Joan Didion Read the Vanity Fair article about Didion: https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/02/joan-didion-writer-los-angeles

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December LitBirthdays

December December 1 Candace Bushnell Rex Stout Woody Allen Richard Pryor December 2 Yaël Dayan (Hebrew: יעל דיין‎ ) Jüri Reinvere Botho Strauss Elizabeth Berg Ann Patchett December 3 Boris A. Novak Jean-Luc Godard Joseph Conrad (Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) … Continue reading

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