Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Happy Birthday Will

Quoting Shakespeare:  It is hard to imaging language without all the contributions to expression courtesy of Britain’s own immortal Bard who so beautifully described all the aspects of life. The following was created by Bernard Levin many years ago and … Continue reading

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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

TNT is taking Cole Porter’s advice and having everyone brush up on their Shakespeare.  First with Will or what happened before the plays brought him fame mixed with an undercurrent of anti-Catholic soap opera and Elizabethan intrigue. Then bring on … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Tried By Twitter

Spent large part of a day fighting on Twitter with people who somehow missed the message of Julius Caesar and were up in arms over the lead character being cast with a look-alike Donald Trump.   Most didn’t know that … Continue reading

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Now and Forever

While we may never know for sure, a recent documentary indicated that there is some evidence that Shakespeare’s skull may have gone wandering despite the famous curse that rests above his grave to thwart what was a somewhat common occurrence for … Continue reading

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A Toast To The Bard

The twenty-third of April 1564 is celebrated as the birth in Stratford of William Shakespeare as well as his death fifty-two years later, also in Stratford. This gives credibility to the account of his final hours: Shakespeare, Drayton, and Ben Jonson … Continue reading

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