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Funny story: Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

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...

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Funny story: LIKE Becomes a Baby's Name; other Techno Terms Surface as Names

LIKE Becomes a Baby's Name; other Techno Terms Surface as Names

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...

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Funny story: Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

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. Dr. Cly...

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Funny story: Obama a Greater Writer than Shakespeare

Obama a Greater Writer than Shakespeare

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...

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Funny story: Opthalmic: By William Shakespeare

Opthalmic: By William Shakespeare

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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Funny story: Othello - The Obama Version

Othello - The Obama Version

OTHELLO REWRITTEN (OUR PARDONS TO SHAKESPEARE) Dramatis Personae 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 ACT...

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Funny story: Lost Shakespeare Play a Hit

Lost Shakespeare Play a Hit

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...

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Funny story: Shakespeare was dyslexic

Shakespeare was dyslexic

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...

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Funny story: Brad Pitt Attempts to Break the "Sixth Wall"

Brad Pitt Attempts to Break the "Sixth Wall"

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...

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Funny story: Royal Shakespeare Company to perform Star Trek

Royal Shakespeare Company to perform Star Trek

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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Funny story: Marilyn Manson to become Shakespearian actor

Marilyn Manson to become Shakespearian actor

A packed news room sat in stunned silence as a quite normal-ish looking, apart from his yellow stockings and cross garters, Marilyn Manson, real name, Brian Warner, told the assembled titbit truffle snufflers of his decision to leave the jaded world...

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Funny story: Even More Letters To The Editor

Even More Letters To The Editor

Dear Sir, Your article about pantomimes brought back memories of when I was at art school and we wrote and performed in our own pseudo-pantomime called 'Aladdin & The Forty Critics: A History of Art Enslaved by Heterosexual Culture: This Is Not a Pantomime'. Well, the last part of the title is obviously a reference to Rene Magritte's seminal 'Ceci n'est pas une pipe'. Ronnie Kitaj and I ha...

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Funny story: How A-levels are taught in comprehensives

How A-levels are taught in comprehensives

Read this hypothetical discussion between Bradley and Leavis and make notes on their differences in opinion. Will be reporting back in 20 mins. bradmeister: lol @ iago pwning the Moor leavis.fr.69: othello failed :D bradmeister: yh but that was serious ownage leavis.fr.69: nt really...othello was a n00b bradmeister: othello is a chuck norris of poetry leavis.fr.69: othello thinks...

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Funny story: Shakespeare wrote Beatles songs!

Shakespeare wrote Beatles songs!

A historian has revealed evidence that the Beatles never wrote their songs but stole them from the famous William Shakespeare. The historian has discovered that the famous "Cavern club" in Liverpool has been in existence since the Romans invaded but in the sixteen hundreds it was a notorious coffee shop and a haunt of the poets and playwright of the day this has continued to the present day.

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Funny story: Shakespeare in New York Takes a Turn towards Technology

Shakespeare in New York Takes a Turn towards Technology

Planning a joint venture with New York's Lincoln Center, London's Royal Shakespeare Company has announced a three month series of performances, where the famous bard's words will be delivered via text messages instead of voice. The actors will s...

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Funny story: Muppet "Romeo and Juliet" To Be Summer Movie Release

Muppet "Romeo and Juliet" To Be Summer Movie Release

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozie Bear, and their friends will return to the big screen in the summer of 2010 with the release of their latest movie. In this one, the muppets take on Shakespeare and the classic "Romeo and Juliet." Romeo wil...

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Funny story: Shakespeare proves winning $17 million on the lottery is "much ado about nothing" he's dead!

Shakespeare proves winning $17 million on the lottery is "much ado about nothing" he's dead!

US lottery winner, Shakespeare (no, not him of Staffordshire) has proven once again, money aint everything. Mr.Shakespeare (not the Baird) won $17 million and was never happy, in fact he was down right miserable. All the fortune ever did for hi...

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