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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/25/24 – TAP DANCING DAY!

You’re not the only one who wishes you could tap dance. The United States Congress does too, and set this day aside in 1989 as NATIONAL TAP DANCING DAY! Who’s your favorite? Fred Astaire, the Nicholas Brothers, Ginger Rogers, Gregory Hines, Gene Kelly, the Rockettes or Mr. Bojangles himself, Bill Robinson? Not only do you […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 4/1/24 – ATHEIST DAY!

Who says they don’t get any holidays? Hell, they even have their own logo, just like the crosses, stars and crescents symbolizing other religions. Today our most fervent preachers and avid seekers of converts get their only holiday all year, one that most of them will spend furiously not celebrating, NATIONAL ATHEIST DAY! Steadfast believers in

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 1/13/24 – STEVEN FOSTER MEMORIAL DAY!

He wrote the soundtrack for the latter half of the 19th Century. Everyone reading this knows at least a few of his compositions by heart. Before Tin Pan Alley, before the Brill Building, before Bacharach/David and before Holland/Dozier/Holland, there was the Great American Songwriter Steven Foster. Being another Yankee Doodle Dandy born on the 4th

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/2/23 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NONVIOLENCE!

Finally, a day worth fighting for! It’s Mohandas K. Gandhi’s 153rd birthday, and all over the world, people are not kicking ass and taking names on INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NONVIOLENCE! Any idiot can get violent and, as a quick peek at the bloody mess we politely call “history” tells us, they usually do, but it

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