December 21



Emmanuel Macron 1977

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“I kept trying, proposing, pushing… If you want to succeed, you cannot leave work half done.”

*The year is almost over. Keep trying and pushing – don’t leave any of your work half done. Keep going till you get desired results.


Chris Evert 1954

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“Being healthy and playing sports and exercising have always been a part of my life, since age 6 when I started playing tennis,”

“When I retired, I didn’t want to drop the ball. I still realized the benefits of exercise.”

“I don’t train as hard or with the same intensity as I used to,”

“You have to change and tweak your activities and exercise [routine] as you get older.”

“Today my workouts typically consist of hiking, walking, rock climbing, light weight training, stretching, hot yoga, and, yes, tennis.”

*Here are your options for a “getting older” workout – hiking, rock climbing, light weight training, stretching, hot yoga, and/or tennis.



Kiefer Sutherland 1966

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“The times that I’ve made terrible mistakes as an actor have been when I’ve tried to do something that I thought someone else would like and it didn’t come from my heart.”

*Only do what comes from your heart today. 


Jeffrey Katzenberg 1950

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“So, if you can exceed the expectations of those people you’re in business with, almost every single time you will win.”

*Always look to exceed expectations in all areas of life, but particularly in business.


Jane Fonda 1937 – watch Klute

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*Watch Jane Fonda win one of her two Oscars in Klute.


“The fitness industry has changed mightily. Fast bouncing and a lot of what we did back in the early 80s has gone out of favor. Core training is where it’s at and exercise physiology has made important strides in understanding what different bodies need for different purposes.”

*Do a Jane Fonda workout – leg warmers optional.


“You’re more powerful when talking from your soul.”


Samuel L. Jackson 1948

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On top of being a badass scene, that Big Kahuna Burger looks good enough to make anyone hungry for burgers.

*Watch Coming Home while enjoying this Big Kahuna Burger. Or Pulp Fiction one more time before the end of the year.

SNUB – Ray Romano 1957

Review –

  • Keep going till you get desired results
  • Chris Evert workout
  • Only do what comes from your heart
  • Exceed expectations
  • Watch Klute
  • Make a Big Kahuna Burger

December 20



Dick Wolf 1946

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“I think Dick really is attuned to what works. He has strong opinions, but is also very collaborative, which so many people, when they get tremendously successful, are not; and then they run their shows into the ground. He really is a pleasure to work for and I’m thrilled that his universe keeps growing and [thrilled] to be a part of it.” – Sophia Bush

*Be a Dick Wolf today. Be attuned to what works. Have strong opinions, but be collaborative. Be a pleasure to work for and your universe will keep growing and people will be thrilled to be a part of it. Law and Order is on somewhere right now – check it out, for motivation.


Kylian Mbappe 1998

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Kylian Mbappé Lottin Workout Routine and Diet Plan [2020]

Kylian Mbappé Lottin Shoulders Workout

  • Dumbbell Press: 4 sets of 10 reps
  • Side Raise: 4 sets of 10 reps
  • Rear Delt Raise: 4 sets of 10 reps
  • Front Raise: 4 sets of 10 reps

*Play soccer after knocking out Mbappe’s shoulders workout. 


Branch Rickey 1881

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“It was a lingering sin in his mind,’’ said Branch Barrett Rickey, the grandson of baseball’s great innovator. In 1945, Rickey took the first step toward correcting that sin when he agreed to sign Jackie Robinson, a Negro League All-Star, to a minor- league contract.

*What is a lingering sin in your mind? What can you do to take the first step toward correcting that sin? 


Harvey Firestone 1868

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“Creativity, new ideas and innovation are at the core of what makes a business run and not just financial investment.”

“Thought, not money, is the real business capital.”

*This makes me happy. I don’t have money but I do have creativity, new ideas, and innovation. I have the real business capital that I need – thought. This also reminds me to have my tires rotated today.


Jonah Hill 1983 – watch Moneyball

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*Watch Jonah Hill almost win an Oscar in Moneyball 


JoJo 1990 – Jo Jo Potatoes

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“Fuck Apologies.” is a powerful statement of intent that announces to the world that she isn’t going to let anyone make her feel small.

*Don’t let anyone make you feel small as you listen to JoJo while making these Jo Jo Potatoes. Enjoy them while watching Moneyball.

SNUB – Lucy Pinder and Lara Stone 1983

Review –

  • Be attuned as to what works
  • Mbappe workout
  • Correct a lingering sin
  • Thought is the real business capital
  • Watch Moneyball
  • Make Jo Jo potatoes

December 19



Til Schweiger 1963

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I want to do everything as well as possible. When I tackle something, I take it seriously – I have never liked dabbling in this and that. I got up at five in the morning, did my workout routine from beginning to end, reviewed, went to school, and then reviewed and reviewed again after that. No parties, no going out. I’m just as determined when it comes to making my films – or actually everything in my life.”

*When you took on this year, hopefully you took improving your mind, body, and soul seriously. If not, a whole new year starts in less than 2 weeks. Go into it with an inexhaustible drive and ambition.


Jennifer Beals 1963

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When she feels the most beautiful: After yoga or after sex.

“Don’t you just feel so juicy and wonderful and loving?”

“The yoga is the connection to the divine and the sex is the connection to the beloved,” 

*Connect to the divine, connect to the beloved, or both.


Reggie White 1961

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“God didn’t do this for Reggie White. I didn’t ask God to heal me—I couldn’t believe he would do that. But other people prayed for me to be healed, and God answered so that people’s lives would be impacted.”

*Take today to ask God to help heal someone that you are close to.


Abigail Johnson 1961

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“Don’t get caught up with trying to get a specific job title, because a title in one company could mean something completely different in another. Instead, focus on obtaining new skills, more education, and new experiences. Always bring your whole self to work and get involved in the communities where you work and live—if you do this, you’ll have a lasting impact and find more meaning in your job.”

*With your current job, focus on obtaining new skills, more education, and new experiences.


Jake Gyllenhaal 1980 – watch Brokeback Mountain

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CROSSOVER – BODY – Jake bulked up for boxing movie Southpaw, with 2,000 sit-ups and six-hour training sessions each day

*Watch Jake Gyllenhaal almost win an Oscar in Brokeback Mountain. Afterwards, try to do 2,000 sit-ups.


Alyssa Milano 1972 – eggplant lasagna

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*Eat as much of Alyssa Milano’s eggplant lasagna as you’d like – remember that you are knocking out 2,000 sit-ups, practicing yoga, and having sex today.

SNUB – Warren Sapp 1972

Review –

  • Have an inexhaustible drive and ambition
  • Yoga and/or sex
  • Ask God to help heal someone
  • Focus on obtaining new skills, more education, and new experiences
  • Watch Brokeback Mountain
  • Make eggplant lasagna

December 18



Steven Spielberg 1946

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“You shouldn’t dream your film, you should make it!”

Spielberg, when younger, was perceived as untalented and was thrice denied entry into UCLA film school.

He was eventually admitted at California State University, but he dropped out in 1968 to do, guess what? – Make films.

*It doesn’t matter what you’ve been told, or what people perceive you as. Do what you want to do.  Don’t dream your life – make it!


Ty Cobb 1886

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When Ty went to try out for a team, his father told him, “Don’t come home a failure.”

*When you go to the gym today, don’t come home a failure. Do your favorite workout that you’ve learned this year – one that you know will bring you success.


Ray Liotta 1954

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“As a parent, you just want to set your kids up for life because, even if you have all the faith in the world, there will always be challenges. You just want them to have the ability to deal with what comes. As they say, when you pray you never ask for anything directly you just ask God for the ability to make decisions. You hope
that your kids will make the right decisions and you thank God for the ability to make those decisions.”

*When you pray today, ask God for the ability to make decisions. Pray that your kids will make the right decisions. And thank God for the ability to make decisions.


Katie Holmes 1978

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*Watch Katie Holmes in the movie Mad Money to realize that money can be fun. Finance isn’t always serious. Have fun with your money, you’ve worked hard all year for it.


Brad Pitt – watch Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

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*Watch Brad Pitt win an Oscar in Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.


Christina Aguilera 1980

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Breakfast – half an avocado, turkey bacon, and some blueberries

Snack – mid-morning celery with almond butter

Lunch – salad or vegetables with chicken

Afternoon snack – prawn cocktail

Dinner – chicken or fish with veggies and a little rice

Dessert – one glass of red wine in the evening as her dessert

*Eat like Xtina did to lose 49 lbs.

SNUB – Billie Eilish 2001

Review –

  • Don’t dream your life – make it!
  • Go to the gym – don’t come home a failure
  • Pray for the ability to make decisions
  • Watch Mad Money and have fun
  • Watch Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Eat like Christina Aguilera

December 17



Eugene Levy 1946

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“You graduates are at the starting line of what will be a most exhilarating journey,”

“Don’t forget to take some time to enjoy it, and don’t take the back seat with someone else at the wheel. Follow your heart.”

*As we get closer to the end of the year, don’t forget to take some time and enjoy it. Hopefully you’ve learned through 365DOLF, to follow your heart.


Manny Pacquiao 1978

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The workout is a composition of weight lifting, flexibility exercises or stretching and strength training

*Get to a boxing gym and do Manny Pacquiao’s workout to address all components of fitness properly.


Pope Francis 1936

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“For the sake of the common home we share and for future generations, every effort should be made, in Paris to mitigate the impact of climate change and, at the same time, to tackle poverty and to let human dignity flourish…Let us pray that the Holy Spirit will enlighten all who are called to take such important decisions and give them the courage to always use as their criterion of choice the greater good of the human family.”

*Pray today for the Holy Spirit to enlighten our world leaders to have the courage to choose the greater good of the human family. Make this your prayer every day.


Giovanni Ribisi 1974 – watch Boiler Room

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In order to succeed you need to have passion, energy and be willing to put in the work.

“Now that you know what’s possible let me tell you what’s required. You are required to work your f***ing ass off.”

*Watch Giovanni Ribisi star in the movie Boiler Room as motivation to work your ass off to create your own success by doing something that you love.


Milla Jovovich 1975 – watch Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

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“The Final Chapter” links up to the original film so well you’ll almost believe it was the plan all along.


Duff Goldman 1974 – gingerbread platter

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Duff Goldman is a chef, artist, entrepreneur and TV personality.

*It’s getting close to Christmas. Who better to help you make a sweet treat than Duff Goldman from Charm City Cakes. This gives you something to snack on while watching the holiday classic Resident Evil : The Final Chapter

BONUS: Sarah Paulson 1974

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“French fries, salt and vinegar potato chips, some kind of chocolate bar, a donut, ice cream—I’m hungry!—all of the things that are quote unquote forbidden.”

*You can also snack like Sarah Paulson eats after an awards show.

SNUB – Takeo Spikes 1976

Review –

  • Follow your heart
  • Boxing workout
  • Pray for our world leaders
  • Watch Boiler Room – work your ass off
  • Watch Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
  • Make a gingerbread platter

December 16



Jane Austen 1775

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“How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.”

Pride and Prejudice– serious romantic tension, painful separations, surprise twists in the plot, triumph over the petty and the pompous, and a five-star happy ending.

*Be clever today – learn about something for which you are ignorant. Your last suggested reading of the year is Pride and Prejudice. You’ve only got 2 weeks to read it before the end of the year.


Benjamin Bratt 1963

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Benjamin Bratt’s diet strictly adheres to the principles of the 5-factor diet. It involves eating 5 meals per day, prepared in just 5 minutes and with only 5 ingredients.

5 Factor Diet: Sample Menu

A sample menu from the fourth week of the diet plan includes:

  • Breakfast:Oatmeal berry pancakes
  • Snack:Apple-turkey rollups with relish and mustard
  • Lunch:Stuffed mushroom and greens
  • Snack:Chicken salad with apples
  • Dinner:Lobster and peas with tomato basil sauce and barley

5 Factor Diet: Exercise

The diet plan encourages five workouts per week, 25 minutes each including five minutes each of:

  • Cardio warm-up
  • Upper-body strength exercises
  • Lower-body strength exercises
  • Exercises to strengthen the core muscles
  • Cardio workout

*You’ve got your food and workout for the day, compliments of Benjamin Bratt and the 5 Factor Diet – maybe this will be your lifestyle going into next year.


Jyoti Amge 1993

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“I don’t let everyone pick me up. I only let myself be picked up by whomever I want to be picked up by,”

“I don’t like it if I am being held like a baby. If someone holds me normally, and I’m not being coddled, I feel much more comfortable.”

*Only 24 inches tall and she refuses to be coddled. If you are feeling down today, don’t let just anyone pick you up, make sure it’s someone who sincerely wants you to have a better day.


Billy Gibbons 1949

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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons turned down $1 million dollars to shave off his beard

*Make sure that you have things in your life that aren’t for sale.


Philip K. Dick 1928 – watch The Man in the High Castle

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Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel – The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.

*Start watching historic fiction at its finest – The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime.


William Perry 1962 – clean out the fridge soup

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William “The Refrigerator” Perry auctioning off his size 25 Super Bowl XX ring

Soups and stews are great fridge-clearing options.

The 2-second non-recipe recipe for fridge-clearing soup/stew

*In honor of “The Refrigerator” Perry, clean out your fridge one last time this year and make this fridge-clearing soup. Listen to ZZ Top while making it.

SNUB – Krysten Ritter 1981

Review –

  • Be clever
  • 5 Factor diet and exercises
  • Don’t let just anyone pick you up
  • Make sure you have something that is not for sale
  • Watch The Man in the High Castle
  • Make Clean Out the Fridge Soup

December 15



Nero 37

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Pondering what to do, Nero had an idea.  Rome would remain the capital, but he would take advantage of the fire’s destruction to start again.  The city had to be rebuilt – why not make it truly magnificent?

*Act decisively today. Take advantage of any setbacks as an opportunity to rebuild and make the situation truly magnificent. Sometimes it’s best to “blow it up and start over”


Jesse Lingard 1992

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“Never been so proud… [the] change in 6 weeks is just exceptional, it just shows you what positivity does”, as Lingard lifts weights and does press-ups in the gym.

*You should be proud of yourself. You’ve been working out for almost an entire year and the change should be exceptional. Continue to be positive and do this Jesse Lingard chest workout.


Josh Norman 1987

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He donated $100,000 and raised an additional $150,000 over a two-week period to assist residents of Puerto Rico after the island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria last fall.

Norman was named a “community MVP” by the NFL Players Association, which made a $10,000 contribution to a charity of his choice.

His Starz24 Foundation raised money to provide middle school students in DC with backpacks and school supplies and raised $100,000 for additional outreach programs.

But Norman doesn’t want credit. He wants help.

*Josh Norman is disappointed and he doesn’t want credit. He wants help. Think of donating to his Starz24 Foundation to help children in need.


Gustave Eiffel 1832

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Unlike other public monuments, the Eiffel Tower was designed to make money from the very beginning.

*365DOLF is all about philanthropy, but make no mistake about it – the goal for any business is to make money.


Don Johnson 1949 – watch Miami Vice

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No one had more swagger in the Reagan era than Don Johnson. As Miami Vice‘s Sonny Crockett, the undercover detective who lived on a houseboat with his pet alligator Elvis, he embodied masculine cool in the era of coke binges and Lamborghinis.

*Flashback to the 1980s and watch Don Johnson in the television show Miami Vice.


Michelle Dockery 1981

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What are your greatest indulgences? Sushi and wine

Of the seven deadly sins, which one are you guilty of? Gluttony

Who is on the guest list for your ideal dinner party? Marilyn Monroe, Patti Smith, Ernest Hemingway, Johnny Cash, Kristen Wiig, and Will Ferrell

*Throw an ideal dinner party with gluttonous amounts of sushi and wine.

BONUS: Max Yasgur 1919 – Woodstock goji energy bars

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*When too many people showed up for Woodstock, on Max Yasgur’s farm, goji energy bars were created to help feed the masses. Make a batch and share them with your ideal dinner party guests.

Wash them down with a Miami Vice frozen drink\

SNUB – Tony Beets 1959

Review –

  • Act decisively
  • Chest workout
  • Think of donating to the Starz24 Foundation
  • The goal is to make money
  • Watch Miami Vice
  • Sushi, wine, and Woodstock goji energy bars

December 14



Ernie Davis

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“But when I look back I can’t call myself unlucky. My 23rd birthday was December 14. In these years I have had more than most people get in a lifetime.”

*If you knew that this would be your last birthday, how would you define your life? Watch The Express for clarity.


Morihei Ueshiba 1883

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Aikido is an excellent program for all-around physical fitness, flexibility, and relaxation.

To start training in Aikido, it is necessary to find a dojo.

*Find a dojo near you and take a class in Aikido.


Nostradamus 1503

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“The body without soul is no longer at the sacrifice. At the day of death it come to rebirth. The divine spirit will make the soul rejoice seeing the eternity of the world.”

*Remember that it’s your SOUL that will live on.


Stan Smith 1946

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“The first time I heard I was in a rap song my daughter, who was about 13 at the time, she said, ‘Dad, you’re famous, Jay Z has you in a rap song,’”

“I said, ‘Oh, really? Who’s Jay Z?’”

*You’ll know your business has made it when your mentioned in a popular song or rap. Make your brand cross generational.


Patty Duke 1946 – watch The Miracle Worker

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Duke became a tireless mental health advocate and, after three failed marriages, found love and stability with her fourth husband.

*Watch Patty Duke win an Oscar in The Miracle Worker.


Vanessa Hudgens 1988 – Vanessa’s savory cookies

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Hudgens received a private session from Michelin-starred chef Cristina Bowerman, who flew in from Rome to teach her some special recipes.

*Listen to Vanessa Hudgens music while making her savory cookies.

SNUB – Natasha McElhone 1969

Review –

  • Define your life
  • Aikido
  • Your soul will live on
  • Make your brand cross generational
  • Watch The Miracle Worker
  • Make savory cookies

December 13



Dick Van Dyke 1925

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“Anyone who doesn’t sing and dance at every opportunity is missing out on the joy of life.”

*Sing and dance at every opportunity today.


Rickie Fowler 1988

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“As much as I don’t want to say it, sprints really help me stay fit and strong,”

*Do Rickie Fowler’s sprint workout and then go to a Top Golf for some fun with friends.


Steve Buscemi 1957

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Although he long since left FDNY to become an actor, immediately after the 9/11 attacks, Buscemi returned to Engine Co. 55 and spent several days working with other FDNY firefighters (without publicity), helping sift through the rubble of the World Trade Center

UFA Widows and Childrens Fund

‘Always Remember… Never Forget’The funds are deposited directly into the Widows and Childrens Fund account and distributed directly to the families of our Fallen Firefighters.

*Just a feel-good story from a tragic event. Think of donating to the UFA Widows and Children Fund


Taylor Swift 1989

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Recently, Swift said she was already saving for her children’s college tuition, even before having her first child.

What is a 529 plan?

A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage saving for future education costs.

*Whether you have children or not, take today to start a college fund. Listen to Swift’s award winning music for motivation.


Jaime Foxx 1967 – watch Ray

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“Foxx” was his way of paying tribute to one of his favorite performers, Redd Foxx

*Watch Jamie Foxx win an Oscar for playing Ray Charles in the movie Ray. His music is pretty good too.


Ted Nugent 1948 – venison stroganoff

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The crazy-haired, teetotal, speed guitarist who spent his off days in a deer stand has emerged as a conservative icon who boasts of having lots of children by lots of women.

*Listen to a mix of Ted Nugent, Taylor Swift, and Jamie Foxx – sing and dance – while making this venison stroganoff. Enjoy eating it while watching Ray.

SNUB – Christopher Plummer 1929

Review –

  • Sing and dance
  • Sprinting
  • Donate to the UFA Widows and Children Fund
  • Start a 529 plan
  • Watch Ray
  • Make venison stroganoff




John Jay 1745

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Jay lived quietly and died quietly, not on a battlefield or in a duel with Aaron Burr, but in his library, at age 83. He was not a humorist like Franklin, or intemperate like Hamilton, but dependable and unusually honorable.

*Live and die the way that you want to. Regardless of what your peers do, be dependable and live honorably.


Jennifer Connelly 1970

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“My nickname on the cross-country team at Stanford was ‘Death Grip’ because I was so slow. Basically, I was the team mascot.” 

“Now I run 6 to 10 miles on trails through the woods at our place up in the country.”

*Run for 6-10 miles on trails today. It’s OK if you run ‘Death Grip’ slow. Watch Connelly win in Oscar in A Beautiful Mind for motivation.


Dionne Warwick 1940

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Dionne Warwick got her start in gospel music and says she has never abandoned her faith or her church.

*Regardless what people say, don’t abandon your faith or the church. Listen to Dionne Warwick for inspiration.


Tony Hsieh 1973

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“Have fun. The game is a lot more enjoyable when you’re trying to do more than just make money.”

*The year is almost over. If you haven’t started your dream business yet, don’t stress. Have fun. It is your passion project.


Frank Sinatra 1915 – watch From Here to Eternity

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*Watch Sinatra win an Oscar in From Here to Eternity


Mike Golic 1962 – Fall Harvest Hungarian Goulash

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Mike Golic (ESPN Radio’s Golic and Wingo) helps Michael Symon make Fall Harvest Hungarian Goulash.

*I listen to Golic and Wingo every weekday morning on my way to work. My grandfather was born in Budapest, Hungary – so I’ve eaten my fair share of goulash. Listen to Frank Sinatra while making it and then enjoy eating it while watching Sinatra in From Here to Eternity.

SNUB – Bob Barker 1923

Review –

  • Live and die the way that you want to
  • Run 6-10 miles on trails
  • Don’t abandon your faith
  • Have fun
  • Watch From Here to Eternity
  • Make Hungarian goulash