Shaw ’nuff:Bernie was the guy my mom figured I should model myself after when I first decided on journalism as a career. I think she’s still a little mad that I didn’t want to be on television. Reese Schonfeld remembers a Bernie story. (via Romenesko)

What was No. 1 the day you were born?:Go find out. For me here, it was Carole King’s “It’s Too Late.” In the U.K., it was the Middle of the Road’s “Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep.”

Hungry for social change?: … If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can help out by dining out at select restaurants in The City.

On Thursday, March 1, participating restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to support the work of San Francisco Women Against Rape, a grassroots, majority women of color rape crisis center committed to anti-oppression as an integral part of our work.