Living with a Genius Daily

almanac
arts
livingwithagenius
omarcrook
podcast
writersalmanac
history
literature
film
classical music

June 27, 2018 - James Smithson

Wed Jun 27 2018 (02:14)

June 25, 2018 - George Orwell

Mon Jun 25 2018 (05:44)

June 24, 2018 - Ambrose Bierce

Sun Jun 24 2018 (05:47)

LWAG Daily for June 7, 2018 - Prince

Thu Jun 07 2018 (06:58)

The Gentleman-Champion

June 3, 2018 - Casey at the Bat

Sun Jun 03 2018 (05:30)

May 31, 2018 - Walt Whitman

Thu May 31 2018 (06:07)

May 30, 2018 - The Spanish Armada

Wed May 30 2018 (04:04)

May 28, 2018 - Memorial Day

Mon May 28 2018 (05:13)

May 27, 2018 - Dashiell Hammett

Sun May 27 2018 (05:55)

May 26, 2018 - Dorothea Lange

Sat May 26 2018 (05:32)

May 22, 2018 - The Trevi Fountain

Tue May 22 2018 (04:45)

May 21, 2018 - Henri Rousseau

Mon May 21 2018 (11:18)

May 20, 2018 - José Mujica.

Sun May 20 2018 (05:50)

May 19, 2018 - Anne Boleyn

Sat May 19 2018 (05:28)

May 18, 2018 - Omar Khayyam

Fri May 18 2018 (04:36)

May 16, 2018 - The Sedition Act

Wed May 16 2018 (03:18)

May 14, 2018 - Sidney Bechet

Mon May 14 2018 (05:28)

The Pazzi Conspiracy - Part 2

Mon May 14 2018 (05:34)

May 13, 2018 - Stevie Wonder

Sun May 13 2018 (05:14)

May 12, 2018 - George Carlin

Sat May 12 2018 (05:28)

May 11, 2018 - Salvador Dalí

Fri May 11 2018 (07:05)

May 9, 2018 - JM Barrie

Wed May 09 2018 (07:06)

May 8, 2018 - Sir David Attenborough

Tue May 08 2018 (07:06)

May 6, 2018 - Christopher Smart

Sun May 06 2018 (05:37)

May 5, 2018 - Carnegie Hall

Sat May 05 2018 (05:03)

May 4, 2018 - Audrey Hepburn

Fri May 04 2018 (03:57)

May 3, 2018 - Ron Popeil

Thu May 03 2018 (06:51)

May 2, 2018 - Dr. Benjamin Spock

Wed May 02 2018 (08:14)

May 1, 2018 - Joseph Heller

Tue May 01 2018 (06:13)

Apr 30, 2018 - Casey Jones

Mon Apr 30 2018 (05:47)

Apr 29, 2018 - Daniel Day- Lewis

Sun Apr 29 2018 (03:21)

Apr 28, 2018 - Nelle Harper Lee

Sat Apr 28 2018 (05:53)

Apr 27, 2018 - Sergei Prokofiev

Fri Apr 27 2018 (08:17)

Apr 26, 2018 - The Pazzi Conspiracy

Thu Apr 26 2018 (06:15)

April 25, 2018 - Cy Twombly

Wed Apr 25 2018 (05:32)

April 24, 2018 - Barbra Streisand

Tue Apr 24 2018 (07:35)

Apr 23, 2018 - William Shakespeare

Mon Apr 23 2018 (06:44)

Apr 22, 2018 - Vladimir Nabokov

Sun Apr 22 2018 (06:52)

Apr 21, 2018 - Queen Elizabeth II

Sat Apr 21 2018 (03:17)

Apr 20, 2018 - Harold Lloyd

Fri Apr 20 2018 (05:29)

Apr 19, 2018 - Dudley Moore

Thu Apr 19 2018 (05:35)

Apr 18, 2018 - George Shirley

Wed Apr 18 2018 (04:41)

Apr 18, 2018 - George Shirley and the 1930 BBC broadcast, "There is No News"

April 17, 2018 - The Canterbury Tales

Tue Apr 17 2018 (04:19)

Two stories from Chaucer's Magnum Opus: The Canterbury Tales

Apr 16, 2018 - Charlie Chaplin

Mon Apr 16 2018 (06:21)

Star of the silent screen - Charlie Chaplin

Apr 15, 2018 - Leonardo da Vinci

Sun Apr 15 2018 (05:18)

Renaissance Man - Leonardo da Vinci

Apr 14, 2018 - Titanic

Sat Apr 14 2018 (04:00)

The tragic sinking of Titanic

Apr 13, 2018 - Butch Cassidy

Fri Apr 13 2018 (03:32)

Renegade outlaw - Butch Cassidy

The death of 32nd American president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Apr 11, 2018 - Chris Burden

Wed Apr 11 2018 (05:27)

Sculptor, performance and installation artist - Chris Burden

Apr 10, 2018 - The Great Gatsby

Tue Apr 10 2018 (04:47)

A, if not THE Great American Novel turns 93, today.

Apr 08, 2018 - Jacques Brel

Mon Apr 09 2018 (08:04)

Jacques Brel

Apr 9, 2018 - Paolo Tosti

Mon Apr 09 2018 (03:17)

Paolo Tosti

Apr 7, 2018 - Billie Holiday

Sat Apr 07 2018 (06:41)

Billie Holiday

Apr 6, 2018 - Raphael

Fri Apr 06 2018 (04:51)

Raphael

Apr 5, 2018 - Bette Davis

Thu Apr 05 2018 (06:34)

Bette Davis

Apr 4, 2018 - Maya Angelou

Wed Apr 04 2018 (06:44)

Maya Angelou

Apr 3, 2018 - Jane Goodall

Tue Apr 03 2018 (04:45)

Jane Goodall

Apr 2, 2018 - Charlemagne

Mon Apr 02 2018 (03:14)

Charlemagne

Apr 1, 2018 - Easter and Whatnot

Sun Apr 01 2018 (04:33)

Easter and Whatnot

Mar 31, 2018 - Herb Alpert

Sat Mar 31 2018 (05:46)

Herb Alpert

Mar 30, 2018 - Vincent Van Gogh

Fri Mar 30 2018 (03:44)

Vincent Van Gogh

Mar 29, 2018 - Francisco de Goya

Thu Mar 29 2018 (07:00)

Francisco de Goya

Mar 28, 2018 - Emma Goldman

Wed Mar 28 2018 (03:01)

Emma Goldman

Mar 27, 2018 - Ferde Grofé

Tue Mar 27 2018 (06:48)

Ferde Grofé

Mar 26, 2018 - Tennessee Williams

Mon Mar 26 2018 (06:46)

Tennessee Williams

Mar 25, 2018 - Arturo Toscanini

Sun Mar 25 2018 (08:37)

Arturo Toscanini

Mar 24, 2018 - Harry Houdini

Sat Mar 24 2018 (07:42)

Harry Houdini

Mar 23, 2018 - Akira Kurosawa

Fri Mar 23 2018 (05:32)

Akira Kurosawa

Mar 22, 2018 - Stephen Sondheim

Thu Mar 22 2018 (07:35)

Stephen Sondheim

Mar 21, 2018 - The Mayflower

Wed Mar 21 2018 (04:00)

The Mayflower

Mar 20, 2018 - Fred McFeely Rogers

Tue Mar 20 2018 (07:51)

Fred McFeely Rogers

Mar 19, 2018 - Arthur C. Clarke

Mon Mar 19 2018 (05:57)

Arthur C. Clarke

Mar 18th, 2018 - James Conlon

Sun Mar 18 2018 (04:21)

James Conlon

Mar 17, 2018 - Alfred Newman

Sat Mar 17 2018 (07:16)

Alfred Newman

Mar 16, 2018 - James Madison

Fri Mar 16 2018 (02:40)

James Madison

Mar 15, 2018 - The Ides of March

Thu Mar 15 2018 (04:32)

The Ides of March

Mar 14, 2018 - Diane Arbus

Wed Mar 14 2018 (04:07)

Diane Arbus

Mar 13, 2018 - The Butler Act

Tue Mar 13 2018 (03:54)

The Butler Act

Mar 12 2018 - Vaslav Nijinsky

Tue Mar 13 2018 (05:28)

Vaslav Nijinsky

Mar 11th 2018 - Bobby McFerrin

Sun Mar 11 2018 (04:17)

Bobby McFerrin

Mar 10th 2018 - Lorenzo Da Ponte

Sat Mar 10 2018 (04:35)

Lorenzo Da Ponte

Mar 9th 2018 - Yuri Gagarin

Fri Mar 09 2018 (05:38)

Yuri Gagarin

Mar 8th 2018 - Carlo Gesualdo

Thu Mar 08 2018 (03:23)

Carlo Gesualdo

Mar 7th 2018 - Maurice Ravel

Wed Mar 07 2018 (06:01)

Maurice Ravel

Mar 6th 2018 - Michelangelo

Tue Mar 06 2018 (10:07)

Michelangelo

Mar 5th 2018 - Heitor Villa-Lobos

Mon Mar 05 2018 (05:22)

Heitor Villa-Lobos

Mar 4th 2018 - Antonio Vivaldi

Sun Mar 04 2018 (05:06)

Antonio Vivaldi

Mar 3rd - Georges Bizet's Carmen

Sat Mar 03 2018 (05:03)

Georges Bizet's Carmen

Mar 2nd 2018 - Dr. Seuss

Fri Mar 02 2018 (05:20)

Dr. Seuss

Mar 1st 2018 - Ralph Ellison

Thu Mar 01 2018 (03:57)

Ralph Ellison

Feb 28th 2018 - Frank Gehry

Wed Feb 28 2018 (06:44)

Frank Gehry

John Steinbeck and Elizabeth Taylor

Feb 26th 2018 - Victor Hugo

Mon Feb 26 2018 (03:18)

Victor Hugo

Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Enrico Caruso

Feb 24th 2018 - Winslow Homer

Sat Feb 24 2018 (04:29)

Winslow Homer

George Frideric Handel and WEB Du Bois

President George Washington

Hubert de Givenchy and Nina Simone

Ansel Adams and Robert Altman

John Frankenheimer and Jeff Daniels

Milos Forman and John Hughes

John Schlesinger John Corigliano and Keith Haring

Henry Steinway and John Adams

St. Valentine and a poem by E.E. Cummings

Chuck Yeager and Peter Gabriel

Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln

Feb 11th 2018 - Thomas Alva Edison

Sun Feb 11 2018 (06:57)

Thomas Alva Edison

Feb 10th 2018 - Leontyne Price

Sat Feb 10 2018 (04:32)

Leontyne Price

Kathryn Grayson and Carole King

James Dean and John Williams

The Bonfire of the Vanities and Charles Dickens

Bob Marley and Mary Leakey

William S Burroughs and HR Giger

Fernand Leger and Rosa Parks

Gertrude Stein and The Day the Music Died

Jussi Bjorling and James Joyce

John Ford, Clark Gable, and Langston Hughes

Philip Glass and Alan Lomax

Gene Hackman and Phil Collins

Jan 29th 2018 - Anton Chekhov

Mon Jan 29 2018 (04:25)

Anton Chekhov

Jose Marti and Jackson Pollock

W.A. Mozart and Mikhail Baryshnikov

Paul Newman and Gustavo Dudamel

Jan 25th 2018 - Virginia Woolf

Thu Jan 25 2018 (03:55)

Virginia Wolf

Pierre Beaumarchais and Neil Diamond.

Edouard Manet and Frank Shuman

Jan 22nd, 2018 - Lord Byron and George Balanchine

Jan 21st 2018 - Jeff Koons, Cristobal Balenciaga and Christian Dior.

Federico Fellini and David Lynch.

Edgar Allan Poe and Dolly Parton.

Edgar Allan Poe and Dolly Parton.

Cary Grant and Danny Kaye.

Cary Grant and Danny Kaye.

Benjamin Franklin and Andy Kaufman.

Benjamin Franklin and Andy Kaufman.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 16th, 2018

Tue Jan 16 2018 (04:30)

Andrew Wyeth and Debbie Allen.

Andrew Wyeth and Debbie Allen.

Molière and Martin Luther King Jr.

Molière and Martin Luther King Jr.

Yukio Mishima and Andy Rooney.

Yukio Mishima and Andy Rooney.

Lee de Forest and Wyatt Earp.

Lee de Forest and Wyatt Earp.

John Singer Sargent and Jack London.

John Singer Sargent and Jack London.

Alexander Hamilton and Alberto Giacometti.

Alexander Hamilton and Alberto Giacometti.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 10th, 2018

Wed Jan 10 2018 (03:17)

Paine's Common Sense and Ray Bolger.

Paine's Common Sense and Ray Bolger.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 9th, 2018.

Tue Jan 09 2018 (03:25)

Simon de Beauvoir and Jimmy Page.

Simon de Beauvoir and Jimmy Page.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 8th, 2018.

Mon Jan 08 2018 (04:48)

Elvis and Stephen Hawking.

Elvis and Stephen Hawking.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 7th, 2018.

Sun Jan 07 2018 (04:14)

Marian Anderson and Thomas Lawrence.

Marian Anderson and Thomas Lawrence.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 6th, 2018

Sat Jan 06 2018 (04:14)

Carl Sandburg and Danny Thomas.

Carl Sandburg and Danny Thomas.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 5th, 2018

Fri Jan 05 2018 (03:54)

King Camp Gillette and Alvin Ailey.

King Camp Gillette and Alvin Ailey.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 4th, 2018

Thu Jan 04 2018 (04:16)

Sir Isaac Newton and Jacob Grimm.

Sir Isaac Newton and Jacob Grimm.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 3rd, 2018

Wed Jan 03 2018 (04:18)

Stephen Stills and JRR Tolkien.

Stephen Stills and JRR Tolkien.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 2nd, 2018

Tue Jan 02 2018 (04:53)

Isaac Asimov and Eric Whitacre.

Isaac Asimov and Eric Whitacre.

The Artist's Almanac for Jan 1, 2018

Mon Jan 01 2018 (05:26)

JD Salinger and The Emancipation Proclamation.

JD Salinger and The Emancipation Proclamation.

Henri Matisse and Odetta Holmes

Henri Matisse and Odetta Holmes.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 30th, 2017

Sat Dec 30 2017 (04:37)

Rudyard Kipling and Bo Diddley.

Rudyard Kipling and Bo Diddley.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 29th, 2017

Fri Dec 29 2017 (04:41)

Thomas Becket and Mary Tyler Moore.

Thomas Becket and Mary Tyler Moore.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 28th, 2017

Thu Dec 28 2017 (04:04)

Westminster Abbey and Stan Lee.

Westminster Abbey and Stan Lee.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 27th, 2017

Wed Dec 27 2017 (04:18)

Marlene Dietrich, Ellsworth Kelly

Marlene Dietrich, Ellsworth Kelly

Arthur Miller and Weegee.

Arthur Miller and Weegee.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 25th, 2017

Mon Dec 25 2017 (04:18)

Rod Serling and Charlie Chaplin.

Rod Serling and Charlie Chaplin.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 24th, 2017

Sun Dec 24 2017 (03:50)

Stille Nacht and Joseph Cornell.

Stille Nacht and Joseph Cornell.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 23rd, 2017

Sat Dec 23 2017 (03:06)

Victor Borge and The Night Before Christmas.

Victor Borge and The Night Before Christmas.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 22nd, 2017

Fri Dec 22 2017 (03:57)

Puccini and Beckett.

Puccini and Beckett.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 21st, 2017

Thu Dec 21 2017 (03:22)

Jane Fonda and  Frank Zappa.

Jane Fonda and  Frank Zappa.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 20th, 2017

Wed Dec 20 2017 (04:02)

John Hillerman and Carl Sagan.

John Hillerman and Carl Sagan.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 19th, 2017

Tue Dec 19 2017 (03:13)

Edith Piaf and Mark Twain.

Edith Piaf and Mark Twain.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 18th, 2017

Mon Dec 18 2017 (03:03)

The Nutcracker, Draper, Sandburg

The Nutcracker, Draper, Sandburg

The artist's Almanac for Dec 17, 2017

Sun Dec 17 2017 (03:12)

Rumi and Arthur Fiedler.

Rumi and Arthur Fiedler.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 16th, 2017

Sat Dec 16 2017 (04:05)

Kandinsky, Beethoven, Coward.

Kandinsky, Beethoven, Coward.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 15th, 2017

Fri Dec 15 2017 (04:05)

Gustav Eiffel and Johannes Vermeer.

Gustav Eiffel and Johannes Vermeer.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 14th, 2017

Thu Dec 14 2017 (04:07)

Spike Jones and Peter O'Toole.

Spike Jones and Peter O'Toole.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 13, 2017

Wed Dec 13 2017 (05:00)

Dick Van Dyke and Heinrich Heine.

Dick Van Dyke and Heinrich Heine.

The Artist's Almanac for Dec 12th, 2017

Tue Dec 12 2017 (05:41)

Sinatra and Flaubert