Today is one of my favorites birthdays. Being a somewhat reclusive Writer, I keep a small tight, global crowd. In New York City, I've got a crew of three. Brooklyn gets a special shout out in the squad, and today is his birthday. Considering that I was dumping him around this time last year, it deserves even more merit that tonight I'll take him to a swank midtown restaurant and likely drop around five bills. I think part of what has made...