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VIDEO: Andrew Klavan celebrates International Men’s Day. Recognizing an underappreciated minority:…

VIDEO: Andrew Klavan celebrates International Men’s Day. Recognizing an underappreciated minority: “Because whether you’re looking at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or watching a Shakespeare play or utilizing the freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution, you’re enjoying the work of someone male.”

Eddie George -- I'm Writing a 1-Man Hip Hop Show ... About My Life

Eddie George tells TMZ Sports... he's writing a 1-man stage show about his life... complete with Shakespeare and hip hop... and hopes to perform it later this year. George has been focused on the theater ever since he hung up his cleats in…

Shakespeare’s Dictionary

Shakespeare invented more than 1,000 words when he was writing, and now we might be able to find out how. Two New York booksellers believe they have found Shakespeare’s annotated dictionary, John Baret’s An Alvearie or Quadruple Dictionarie. Although scholars aren’t quite convinced, you can read the dictionary in full to decide for yourself.

At Folger Gala, toasting the forever-young Bard’s 450th birthday

Were William Shakespeare as immortal as the words he penned, he’d be 450 years old on Wednesday. But to hear the Bard celebrated at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s annual gala, the guy’s eternally young. Actors, patrons, and fans toasted the playwright’s birthday with a black-tie dinner set among the book-lined walls of the library’s reading […]

Back 9 Links: Happy 450th Birthday, Bill Shakespeare!

Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Wednesday, April 23. This sentence by William Shakespeare will change the way you write.Behind the scenes at The Guardian during the Edward Snowden era.Uber hits 100 cities...Show More Summary

Shakespeare’s Movie Magic

15 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Shakespeare is 450 years young, his words bought to big-screen life by stars like Emma Thompson, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen. We select our favorite big-screen Shakespeare moments.

Happy Bard Day

William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago today! pic.twitter.com/MM7t3oChiQ — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) April 23, 2014 Daniel Hannan notes the occasion: Four-hundred-and-fifty years ago today, in a village in the West Midlands, the greatest imaginative intelligence evolved by our species was born. Show More Summary

Shakespeare at 450; how science may have influenced his work

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/shakespeare-at-450-how-science-may-hav... Shakespeare at 450; how science may have influenced his work

You've Loved Shakespeare This Whole Time Without Knowing It

17 hours agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Do you know all the words to "The Circle of Life?" Did you fall for Channing Tatum in She's the Man? Are you still waiting for someone to serenade you with "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" like Heath Ledger did in 10 Things I Hate AboutShow More Summary

Oh Nay Thou Didn't! William Shakespeare's Greatest Insults

No one throws down an insult to rampallions and scullions like William Shakespeare April 23 marks 450 years since the playwright's birth. And like any good birthday party, a descent into verbal jabs is the perfect way to celebrate. See...Show More Summary

Tweet Pick: In honor of his birthday, name your 3 favorite Shakespeare plays. Mine are (not in order!): Great Gatsby, Shakespeare in Love, Titanic. - @MPasset

18 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

In honor of his birthday, name your 3 favorite Shakespeare plays. Mine are (not in order!): Great Gatsby, Shakespeare in Love, Titanic.

Inside nature's most painfully bizarre sexual ritual

Read more on this story. Listen to more of The Week's mini podcasts: Why would a young person today be religious? A Shakespeare scholar examines the Bard's influence in House of Cards Your weekly streaming recommendation: The Story of Film: An Odyssey You can find more of The Week's mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Swell. More

Tweet Pick: People say today is Shakespeare's birthday, but I thought scholars discovered Shakespeare was three kids stacked up under a trench coat. - @joshgondelman

18 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

People say today is Shakespeare's birthday, but I thought scholars discovered Shakespeare was three kids stacked up under a trench coat.

Lawyer Lessons From The Bard or 'Guess Who Just Turned 450'

Since it is Shakespeare's birthday, we wanted to talk about lessons from the Bard. He was, at least in one play, a great supporter of lawyers. The famous quote "first, let's kill all the lawyers" actually praises lawyers. It comes from Henry VI and is spoken by a bad guy,......

Happy 450th, Shakespeare!

The Bard of Avon was born 450 years ago (today, in fact) and, rightly so, England is celebrating his enduring legacy. Rather than zipping over to Stratford for the day and checking off Shakespeare sites from a list, I wanted to experience the landscapes that inspired his words. Show More Summary

Happy 450th birthday to Shakespeare, the indispensable

18 hours agoNews : ComPost

Every so often I wake up in a blinding panic and I start to worry about the State of the Shakespeare. Wednesday marked his 450th birthday, and I panicked still more. I paced back and forth, wringing my hands. “Shakespeare is not dead, by any means,” I told myself. “No one who supplied the basic […]

Check Out 15 Shakespeare-Inspired Flicks From Hollywood To Celebrate His 450th Birthday!

19 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Holy Romeo!!!! The most famous writer of all time turns 450 today! William Shakespeare is lonnnngggg gone, but four and a half centuries later his stories are still oh so cherished. In fact, his work inspired some of our fave flicks — like Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet!!! If only we could give him Claire Danes and Leonardo [...]

25 (Ill-Advised) Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday From the Bard Himself

19 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

When someone's having a birthday, they should be the one to decide how to celebrate the occasion. Unfortunately, William Shakespeare can not tell us where he'd like to go bar-hopping or what flavor his cake should be, because he's been dead for 398 years. But don't worry! He's left some careful instructions for us, if you know where to look.

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