Returning from the inaugural Destination Dignity March for Mental Health and Change, I sat on the flight from Washington D.C. to Fort Lauderdale reflecting back to historic marches in Washington and iconic speeches affirming the ideals of our democracy which still resonate to this day. Show More Summary
House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon had written the play Farragut North, which became the 2011 George Clooney film The Ides of March, but Willimon had, he says, "never worked on a TV show before." So it's perhaps all the more fun that House of Cards has reaped awards and nominations at every turn since its 2013 incarnation. Show More Summary
Shaka Zulu and Julius Caesar throw down in a viral installment of "Epic Rap Battles of History." In our opinion, the African leader delivers another Ides of March to the Roman dictator with lyrics like, "I got the strength of a lion and the speed of a cheetah, and everyone knows you're just a chicken, Caesar." Hail, Shaka. Show More Summary
This week's recommendation comes from one of New York's best cocktail speakeasies.
Sometime around the Ides of March, as the 2014-15 NBA season drew to a close, a faint glimmer of hope was born and promptly died for fans of the Utah Jazz. After going 19-34 before All-Star Weekend, the Jazz went on an 11-2 spurt after the break. Show More Summary
Although there wasn't any Roman-style backstabbing, YouTubers will remember the Ides of March 2012 as a traumatic day in the company's history. In one fell swoop, the site's daily view-count got completely demolished. We're talking a...Show More Summary
Venezuela, Argentina, and... China? are the 3 best performing stock markets in March in USD terms (with Ukraine close behind). It is the Greeks that have borne the brunt of global derisking through The Ides, Athens Stock Index down over 15% and the worst-performing stock market in the world for March. Show More Summary
The change of seasons has long been known to cause changes in mental health. Is there a genetic component?
We are past the Ides of March, and I am still pursuing my project for the year that began in early December. Each week, with the beginning of the week on Wednesday, I am going through one game from the 59 in GM-RAM: Essential Grandmaster Knowledge (2000) by Rashid Ziyatdinov. Show More Summary
(March 17, 2015 02:36 AM, by David Henderson) Phil Edwards over at Vox has written a fun piece on the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March. Most of us know what we "know" about it from Shakespeare. Bad idea, says Edwards, and he shows why.... (0 COMMENTS)
"Beware the Ides of March!"-- Er, we mean, Beware Selection Sunday! Mike Kasdan brings it with the NCAA Tournament flavor. The post So…This Happened: NCAA Tournament Edition appeared first on The Good Men Project.
If you're reading this, you made it through the Ides of March. Congratulations....
Ah, the Ides of March, an historic day sandwiched between Pi Day and St. Patrick’s Day. But wht, exactly, do the Ides of March mean to anyone but Julius Caesar? According to Vox, the Ides are simply the middle of the month. According...Show More Summary
Et tu, Hopper? A few days ago I featured Hilbert draped over my sister, so I figured that turnabout is fair play: here's Hopper draped over me to make up for the lack of normal Friday catblogging. Hopper is a Daddy's girl, and will sit on no one's lap but mine. Show More Summary
Each Ides of March, CSBG celebrates with ideas that they would try out in comics, like having "Arrow's" Felicity Smoak become Batman's new Oracle.
The frost carves geometric landscapes in the surface of the puddles in our driveway as we slide once more under the edge of the eternal sunrise. There is such beauty in the world, from the minute to the magnificent. We are blessed with a fresh new start everyday, an opportunity to write a new chapter in our lives. Show More Summary
Beware the Ides of March, pansies. The dedicated anthropology blogs were a bit quieter than usual this week but to make up for it, anthropologists were featured in a variety of other spaces. As always, if you come across anything good...Show More Summary
The concept is this – for the Ides of March, I tell you things that I’d have done in certain comics!! But don’t worry, I’m not talking about simple 20/20 hindsight things like pick a famous bad storyline and just say, “I wouldn’t have done that” or “You know that cool character? I wouldn’t have […]
Friday the 13th, Super Pi Day, and today the Ides of March. We have quite a weekend going here, muchachos. When will this come around again?
Beware the Ides of March! We Are Respectable Negroes: When the Department of Justice makes racist cops cry in Ferguson. Mad Mike's America: When the Ferguson police act as tax farmers in ancient Rome. Strangely Blogged: Senator Rubio...Show More Summary