January 12, 2007

Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh, and me.

I've said it before, but let me say it again. It's our birthday.


AllenS said...

Happy Birthday, Professor.

Anonymous said...

Hey! Happy Birthday, Howard!

Oh, yeah. And you too, Ann. ;-D

MadisonMan said...

How nice that the University didn't schedule classes on your birthday! Hope it's a great one!

Bob said...

Happy birthday, Ann.

Peter Hoh said...

Happy Birthday!

Jonathan said...

I don't listen to Howard Stern anymore. Perhaps I've outgrown him. Regardless, I wish you all a happy birthday!

Anonymous said...

Hey, it's my birthday, too.

hdhouse said...

I'm so reminded of the Imus show with the "Cardinal":

Which doesn't belong and why??

Meade said...

And who are they?

Like, have they ever been the answer in a major New York periodical crossword puzzle?
I think not.

Ah well... happy birthday to them too.

David said...

Stern is overpaid;
Limbaugh is overheated;
Althouse is underpaid!

Happy birthday to each!

Ken Stalter said...

Happy Birthday. Based on your photos it's the big 30, right? *wink*

Anonymous said...

Happy Happy Ann! Much good presenting to you!

NSC said...

Happy Birthday.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday! Mine was yesterday!

Robert said...

Happy Birthsday, Prof. Althouse! And Mr. Limbaugh as well. (If I don't like Howard Stern, and if he isn't here, do I have to wish him one?)

vbspurs said...

Other January 12 babies

Some highlights include:

January 12, 1980 Ryan Gosling, Canadian Actor (an EXCELLENT performance in Half-Nelson)

January 12, 1975 Marion Jones, American Athlete

January 12, 1974 Melanie Chisholm, English Musician (Scary Spice)

January 12, 1968 Heather Mills, Aldershot England, model/writer, Out on a Limb

January 12, 1967 Marco Boogers, Dutch soccer player, RKC, Sparta, West Ham United (Great name)

January 12, 1964 Jeff Bezos, American Businessman (Maybe Ann could ask for an outer space ride)

January 12, 1958 Christiane Amanpour, English Journalist (Eww)

January 12, 1949 Bill Nighy, English Actor (One of THE great character actors)

January 12, 1948 Anthony Andrews, born in London, England, actor, Under the Volcano (Sebastian!)

January 12, 1929 Magnus Magnusson, Scottish Journalist (host of Mastermind, legendary British quiz show)

January 12, 1910 Luise Rainer, Austria, actress, Escapade, Good Earth, Big City (two-time Oscar BA winner)

January 12, 1906 Henny Youngman, England, comedian, Take my wife please... (Take my blog, please!)

January 12, 1876 Jack London, writer/socialist, Call of the Wild

January 12, 1856 John Singer Sargent, U.S., portrait painter, Wyndham Sisters

January 12, 1791 Marie Louise, French Royalty (second wife of Napoleon)

January 12, 1737 John Hancock, patriot, 1st to sign Declaration of Independence ("Put your Ann Althouse there")

January 12, 1729 Edmund Burke, British author, Philosophy and Inquiry

January 12, 1588 John Winthrop, 1st governor, Mass Bay Colony

And these exact contemporaries (based on the Wikipedia article on Ann):

- January 12, 1951 Bill Madlock, 4X NL batting champ for the Chicago Cubs
- January 12, 1951 Chris Bell, born in Memphis, Tennessee, rock guitarist, Big Star
- January 12, 1951 Drew Pearson, former NFL all-pro receiver
- January 12, 1951 Kirstie Alley, Wichita, Kansas, actress, Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca
- January 12, 1951 Larry Hoppens, rocker, Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me
- January 12, 1951 Rush Limbaugh, born in Girardeau, Missouri, radio personality

I'm an August 7 baby. Charlize Theron and I are exact contemporaries...which is kinda freaky, because she looks twice as old as I do.

In compensation, she's richer taller.


James Wigderson said...

What do Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Althouse, and 6 year old William Wigderson have in common? Happy Birthday Ann, and if you're in Waukesha tomorrow we're having a birthday party at McDonald's. Orange drink and a happy meal. Yum, yum.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!

Mark the Pundit said...

Althouse is underpaid!

Not in Chief Justice Roberts's opinion! hehe.

Charlie Eklund said...

Happy birthday Ann, and thanks for all of the enjoyment I have derived from your efforts over the past several years.

As for Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh...well...not so much, on either score.

vbspurs said...

Wait! What happened to my Happy Birthday reply to a snarky comment by "Opiate"??

In it, I complained about his lack of wishing you a happy birthday, and I of course, sent you b-day greetings.

Since it's disappeared:

Happy Birthday, Ann! Many happy returns on the day.


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Alan said...

Happy Birthday, Miss Diva Professor Althouse. :)

Mark Daniels said...

Have a good birthday, Ann!

Why don't you call Limbaugh and do a little McCartney for him? "You say it's your birthday/It's my birthday, too, yeah!"


Joe said...

Happy Birthday Ann! Thank you for the enjoyable hours reading your blog, and the mental exercise in doing so.
Happy Birthday Rush.
Howard who?

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Ann. You and I are one day apart (I'm tomorrow).

Forget about Stern and Limbaugh. I wish I shared my birthday with the great Bill Nighy, a favorite around my household for his portrayal of a burnt-out rocker in "Still Crazy."

Also Marco Boogers! Yeah!

Anonymous said...

Tanti auguri a te,
tanti auguri a te,
tanti auguri a Althouse,
tanti auguri a te!

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday!
CumpleaƱos feliz!
Bonne anniversaire!

Drew W said...

That list was so last year.

Here's a different trio for '07: Mississippi Fred McDowell, Tex Ritter and Rob Zombie. All born on Jan. 12 -- makes you think, huh? (Or not.)

Happy Birthday, Prof. Althouse.

Michiel de Mare said...

Happy birthday, and thanks for blogging!

vnjagvet said...

Happy Birthday Ann.

And to my daughter, Lauren who is 27 today, and just announced her engagement last week.


me said...

My mom grew up in Cape Girardeau, MO (Rush's home town), and went to school with Rush's dad, who was quite the lady's man. Rush's family were mainly Southern Democrats. I think Rush was revolutionary in the beginning, but has fallen in the trap of enjoying the sound of his own voice, and those who blindly praise him.

Happy Birthday!

Anonymous said...

Mine is the 31st! Ernie Banks, Jackie Robinson and Nolan Ryan share this day with me as well... I should brew up a good post for that day...

Anonymous said...

I think Rush was revolutionary in the beginning, but has fallen in the trap of enjoying the sound of his own voice...

Actually, he can't hear anything. But I see your point.

It's hard to believe, but among talk-radio hosts, at least the ones you can hear in LA, Limbaugh comes off like an erudite thinker compared with most of the others.

Sasha Amorosa said...

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Ann

^ ^
* *

amba said...

Birthdays make straaaaange bedfellows.

Happy birthday, anyway! How are you celebrating?

Christy said...

Happy Birthday!

Titus said...

Happy Birthday girl, you have moved onto 30 flawlessly.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!

Simon said...

Things I missed while away...;)

Belated happy birthday. :)

AlphaLiberal said...

Happy birthday, Ann!

And many more to you!

Steven said...

Happy Birthday! When does your radio show start? ;-)