True historical information- A historical research group in Wales has unearthed evidence that one William Shakespeare, father of famous theatrical plays known throughout the world, was also a business cheat. Records have been found that show the author being dragged before a court for hoarding grain during a time of famine. Even more ironically, it occurred at the same time as the presentation of...
Is he shy? Too busy to engage with others? Fearful of capture?
The surprising answer is: None of the above. Bigfoot has been in touch with a Spoof reporter, explaining for the first time why he is in hiding.
It started with a simple te...
News that Shakespeare had a collaborator when he penned the comedy All's Well That Ends Well has astounded the literary establishment.
But a row has broken out over who the co-writer might have been.
Literature boffins at Oxford University reck...
Washington DC: President Obama during a Democratic campaign speech given in Osawatomie, Kansas echoed the words of President Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909). Overlooked by the media were other occasions where the Chief Executive utilized themes originally expressed by William Shakespeare.
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In a major interview in a major newspaper today, it was revealed that the entire works of William Shakespeare were actually ghost written by philanthropist, socialite and Dean of the Faculty of Make Up, Lipstick and over-priced Fashion at University...
HOLLYWOOD BEDLAMBASTS: Although Las Vegas bookies have given even odds to which will occur sooner; the current NBA contract impass to be resolved or the breakup of the marriage between Kim Kardashian and New Jersey Jet forward, Kris Humphries, one th...
Derision was being heaped on the BBC today after it emerged that the broadcaster had spent £1 million on training managerial staff how to talk to angry staff.
The Corporation engaged the talents of React Acting For Business, whose actors trained b...
A storm is brewing over a performance of Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing featuring TV favourites David Tennant and Catherine Tate.
Tennant and Tate appear as the bickering couple Benedick and Beatrice, who are "tricked" into an...
Amateur theatre groups throughout the UK are facing huge losses following Denmark's decision to ban Marmite.
Community centres and civic theatres up and down the country are currently advertising performances of Shakespeare's Hamlet but authoritie...
Parents-to-be were intrigued recently when they learned that an Israeli couple had named their baby girl LIKE.
Yep, like it or not, that's what they chose.
In an article on Ynetnews.com, it's stated that the couple just happen to prefer unique names and weren't necessarily naming her after Facebook's LIKE button. But still -- their choice DID spark a survey to find other techno names in...
Archaeologists studying cave paintings in a dig in France have translated one set that has caused a shift in scientific thought. While once thought to portray a sense of history, they now think that cave paintings are just early graffiti.
A rarefied group of leading literati convened recently to evaluate the writing genius of Barack Obama. They came to a surprising conclusion: Barack Obama may in fact be a greater writer than William Shakespeare.
It's important to note that none of...
Act one: Scene one: The shop.
DESDAMOANING: "Tis ort but a simple tested of thine eyes, for better looked you at thy newspaper"
OTHERLO: "Verily, thou doth nag thy cranium noon till the moon hath risen and fallen beyond the trees!".
DESDAMOANING: "Rankor me not, for my fist will be upon thy nostrils and mine own boot will meeteth thy bolox".
OTHERLO: "On bike shall thee ride a...
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IAGO- Advisor to Othello - played by Hillary Clinton
CASSIO- Lieutenant to Othello, husband of Iago - played by Bill Clinton
OTHELLO- A noble Moor leader - played by President Barack Obama
DESDEMONA- Wife to Othello - played by Michelle Obama
SERVANT- played by Joe Biden
A play by English Bard, William Shakespeare, found recently in an attic in Lesser Crumble, has become a hit sensation.
The person who found the play, John Cribb, has made a fortune over the rights he has on the manuscript which he has allowed Holl...
Builders in Stratford upon Avon excavating the site near Shakespeare's home have uncovered evidence that noted playright William was a dyslexic. Under piles of rubble the found documents and discovered they were original scripts for plays with Editor...
The traditional view of theater is that three walls surround the actors (or "players" as they are sometimes called) while an invisible "fourth wall" separates the characters from the audience.
There is also the notion of a "fifth wall" that repres...
Patrick Stewart has convinced the Royal Shakespeare company to put on his play The Trouble with Borg Tribbles at the Globe Theatre. The play is loosely based on the Shakespearean play The Two Gentlemen of Verona.
"I am relatively excited by this p...
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