The Night Belongs To Carla Bruni

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She lost out to Anne Sinclair in Terrafemina's recent "Woman of the Year" competition, so let's raise a glass to the French first lady on the occasion of her 44th birthday.


It's also the birthday of Harry Shearer, John Peterman of J. Peterman Catalog fame, and Holly Madison. And it's the fourth night of Hanukkah, and Christmas Eve Eve. Enjoy your candles, your dreidel, your tree, your cider, your Manischewitz, your mulled wine, your last-minute shopping, and whatever else you do this weekend!


Kat Callahan

It's also the birthday of my adopted country's head of state. The Emperor Heisei of Japan, he is 81 this year.