It’s Doris Day’s birthday. I think she’s 88. On the phone she sounds like springtime. I had the great honor of interviewing her for Parade magazine last winter, one of the few interviews she’d done in years. I still can’t get over it. Here’s the link: http://www.parade.com/celebrity/celebrity-parade/2011/12/doris-day.html. No one realizes how important Doris is to the history of film and pop music. I do hope the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will do the right thing this coming year and give her the Lifetime Achievement Award. Miss Day does not like to fly, but she might make the exception. I’ll be she would tape something for them at her home in Carmel. But just watch “Love or Leave Me” or “The Man Who Knew Too Much” or any of her comedies from the late 50s and early 60s. She is brilliant. You can buy her new album and read all about her animal rights foundation at www.dorisday.com.