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JANUARY
1 HANK WILLIAMS - The Benevolence of Resting Places
2 HOMESTAR RUNNER - Democratizing the Web, Ruining Excuses
3 STEVE JOBS - Beginning with the End in Mind
4 THELMA SCHOONMAKER - The Empathy of Holding the Gaze
5 MICHAEL O’DONOGHUE – A Violent, Outrageous Absolution
6 BOB NEWHART - Providing The Gaps For Us To Fill
7 JOHN BERRYMAN – The Decision to Wave Goodbye
8 ELVIS PRESLEY - The First Spark in this Journey
9 WALTER HILL - An Escape to the Ends of the Spectrum
10 FRAGGLE ROCK - "Let's Make A Show That Will Change The World"
11 CARL REINER & MEL BROOKS - An Eagerness to Sacrifice
12 CHARLES NELSON REILLY - Learning the Rules, Only to Break Them
13 JOHNNY CASH AT FOLSOM PRISON - Attacking Salvation at the Root
14 THE SEX PISTOLS - The Danger of Razing the House Without New Blueprints
15 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. - The History that Blocks the Dream
16 GARTH ENNIS - The Power of Perspective
17 MUHAMMAD ALI - Owning Your Greatness
18 A.A. MILNE – Allowing Our Stories to Survive Adulthood
19 ROBERT E. LEE – The Focus that Keeps Us from Breaking
20 THE MUPPETS ON SNL - The World Don't Wanna Change
21 FRECKLES BROWN – Doing the Impossible, Because You Can
22 SAM COOKE - A Life of Barely-Contained Antagonism
23 THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME – A Tiger That Can’t Be Tamed
24 JOHN BELUSHI - Chug-A-Lugging from the Cup of Life
25 ETTA JAMES - Too Personal to be Defined
26 THE DUKES OF HAZZARD - Creating a Generation of Anti-Heroes
27 FRANK MILLER – When Battling Monsters
28 JACKSON POLLOCK - The Edges of What We Can Stand
29 FREDDIE PRINZE - Fascinating
30 PETE GALLANIS - The First To Believe
31 MARK EITZEL - The Truth Hurts
FEBRUARY
1 THE CROW - We Are What We Focus On
2 SID VICIOUS - A Wild but Necessary Rejection
3 PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN - The Danger of Being Unresolved
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5 WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS - Art vs. Life
6 CHRISTOPHER GUEST – Talk Until You’re Yourself
7 CHRIS ROCK – A Lesson in History
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9 THE WARRIORS - The Style of Masculinity
10 SPIKE LEE'S SCHOOL DAZE - Beating Back the Damage of Omission
11 BURT REYNOLDS - When Gratitude Looks Like Hubris
12 CHARLES SCHULZ - A Love Bigger than Life
13 HENRY ROLLINS - Everyday Strength
14 WAYLON JENNINGS - The Unique Direction Only You Know
15 KURT VONNEGUT, JR. – Everything was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt
16 JIM HENSON’S TIME PIECE - Time Is Meaning
17 HUEY P. NEWTON – Power to the People
18 HARRY CARAY – The Metric that Matters
19 thirtysomething: You’re Never Truly Prepared
20 HUNTER S. THOMPSON – Too Exhausted To Live, Too Curious To Die
21 MALCOLM X / EL-HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ – A Rare and Difficult Change
22 CHUCK JONES – Creative Work is Never Competitive
23 JIM HENSON’S THE CUBE - The Truth Behind the Mask
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4 WARD KIMBALL - Breathing Life into The Line
5 PIER PAOLO PASOLINI - The Danger of Being Too Broad
6 THE BIG LEBOWSKI - The Laughter of Togetherness
7 TOWNES VAN ZANDT - Waitin' Around To Die
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28 DON KNOTTS - A Legacy of Vulnerability
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18 THE WILD BUNCH - The Inexorable Walk Towards Whatever
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23 WILLIE NELSON’S RED-HEADED STRANGER - Epic Country Stories
24 ROY O. DISNEY – Behind Every Dreamer, A Realist
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12 ANDRE DUBUS - We Don't Have to Live Great Lives
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SEPTEMBER
1 FRED ROGERS - The Purest of Honesty
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3 MAURICE TILLET – When Giants Get Worn Down
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5 LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III’s “MOTEL BLUES” – Sarcasm and Salvation
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20 "THE INDIAN RUNNER" - The Intimidating Legacy of Fatherhood
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OCTOBER
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7 THE GIVING TREE - The Elusive Territory between Codependence and Selfishness
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12 DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN - The Salvation Inside
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23 JOHNNIE'S LOUNGE – A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
24 RESERVOIR DOGS -An Open Letter to Everyone who stormed out of the Lincoln Theater in Chicago that night in December, 1992
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29 BILL MAULDIN – A Fabric of Lies More Honest Than the Truth
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30 DAVID MAMET - The Meaning in the Things We Don't Say
DECEMBER
1 RICHARD PRYOR - Hiding In Plain Sight
2 FRANK TASHLIN - "Nasty Quacks" and a Life Out-Of-Step
3 ELVIS PRESLEY'S '68 COMEBACK SPECIAL - Finding Your Voice Again
4 JON STONE - Love and Magic
5 LENNY BRUCE - The Terrifying Power of Words
6 JAMES THURBER - The Soul of Wit
7 BERKELEY BREATHED and "BLOOM COUNTY" - Pastiche, part I
8 JIM MORRISON - Pastiche, part II
9 JOHN CASSAVETES - Posing The Problem Of Truth
10 GREGG ALLMAN and OTIS REDDING - The Empty Place Where All Music Starts
11 SAM KINISON - Listening From A Step Ahead
12 FRANK SINATRA - The Most Original Path
13 LESTER BANGS - Building the Temple in the Wake of Rock & Roll
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15 "PEACE PIECE" - Loneliness versus Being Alone
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17 EMMET OTTER - Creating a Universe Like Our Own
18 CHRIS FARLEY - Signing On To Be The Clown
19 "RAGING BULL" - The Alluring Myth of Invulnerability
20 PAUL WINCHELL - The Expert Generalist
21 WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN - The Only Way Out Is Through
22 RICHARD HUGO - Little Moments and The Triggering Town
23 CHET BAKER - The Curse of Natural Talent
24 "MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL" - A Very Special Swan Song
25 "A CHRISTMAS CAROL" - My Own Epiphany
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29 WOODY HAYES - The Legacy of Continuous Improvement
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31 CALVIN & HOBBES - Exploring and Imagination