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Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama kick off 2020 campaign with Shakespeare on Broadway

Funny story: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama kick off 2020 campaign with Shakespeare on Broadway

Now starring in major roles for Shakespeare’s Anthony and Cleopatra, Ms. Clinton and Mr. Obama have already started in with the 2020 presidential election. The performance is bringing widespread global attention, especially due to several "steamy...

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The Mona Lisa: What's So Good About It?

Funny story: The Mona Lisa: What's So Good About It?

Beauty: it's all in the eye of the beholder, isn't it? What you think is beautiful, might not have quite the same effect on someone else, and vice-versa. It's true, right? Marmite is something else that divides us. Love it or hate it, that's what they say. And art, a subject that is, to say the least, 'contentious', is in a similar vein. You either appreciate it, or you don't. Probably t...

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Shakespeare Experiment Comes Off Rails At Eleventh Hour

Funny story: Shakespeare Experiment Comes Off Rails At Eleventh Hour

An experiment involving more than 100,000 monkeys in different locations around the world, to investigate whether, if left alone with a typewriter for long enough, one of them might come up with the entire works of William Shakespeare, was back to 's...

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The Other C-Word

Funny story: The Other C-Word

So, let’s get this straight. Steve Bannon called Trump’s older daughter, according to Michael Wolff’s book Fire And Fury, “Dumb as a brick.” No mention was made of that negative description. No outrage there. Doesn’t mean everyone silently agreed.

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William Shakespeare Monkey Experiment Latest

Funny story: William Shakespeare Monkey Experiment Latest

A experiment to investigate whether an infinite number of monkeys sat at an infinite number of typewriters would, if left alone, eventually come up with the complete works of William Shakespeare may be in its final stages. The experiment, set up 4...

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William Shakespeare questions patriotism

Funny story: William Shakespeare questions patriotism

William Shakespeare famed writer and former father of poor Yorick said in an interview with Sally Piggs that his dismissal from his former life has put into question the true definition of patriotism. Alas, poor Shakespeare! We knew him, Horatio:...

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Julius Caesar's "Shakespeare"

The stage ride from Verona to Venice was slow, dusty, bumpy and tiring, especially for the young, attractive and very pregnant U. of Verona co-ed, Sophia. Her attempts to sleep were frustrated by the ham actor who boarded the stage at some obscure stop and proceeded to regale, he thought, his fellow passengers with soliloquies from epic plays. For nearly sixty minutes, non-stop, he blustered up an...

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Stop answering my butt-dials, idiots!

Funny story: Stop answering my butt-dials, idiots!

In a text message to everyone on his contact list, Ruben DeMarco of New Milford New Jersey has a strong message that captures and explains his frustration. "So, I'm at the movies with Kate and my cell phone buzzes" Ruben explained "who the he...

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to perform Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with Senator McCain as Brutus

Funny story: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to perform Shakespeare's Julius Caesar with Senator McCain as Brutus

Additional to this central role going to Mr. McCain, the part of Cassius will be undertaken by Senator Graham, according to breaking news. Caesar himself will be performed by Alex Baldwin, renowned for his satirical reprise of Mr. Trump on Saturda...

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'Now is the summer of our discontent..' - Shakespeare to be Brexited

No, not Richard III but Boris I had chosen these words to express the fortunes of Britons in these dark days. While Boris Johnson could be seen sporting an open-breasted tunic and full-pleated skirt, with scruffy hair hanging out from under a blac...

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Trump does Shakespeare

Quince: Is all our company here? Trump: We don't need anyone else: I can play all the roles. Quince: You are set down for Pyramus. Trump: I'll play him, and Thisby, too. And the wall, and the lion. Quince: You can play no part but Pyramus . . . Trump: You watch - I'll be great. They'll love me, even in Iowa. Quince: But . . . Trump: Not only will I be great as Pyra...

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Shakespeare's Last Letter

Funny story: Shakespeare's Last Letter

THE FOLLOWING LETTER, LATELY DISCOVERED, WAS WRITTEN BY SHAKESPEARE TO HIS MISTRESS JULIET HADHERWAY. Dear Juliet, It is never easy to part, such sweet sorrow, but I shall remember you fondly. To your father Shylock I tender my regards. Our nuptial vows were a tabernacle of veneration to me that I never strayed far from but when I learnt that you had an affair in Italy...

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New Shakespeare Maths For Schools

Funny story: New Shakespeare Maths For Schools

The Government is introducing a new programme for schools, starting this week. A mix up somewhere in the Ministry of Education has led to the ideas for Maths and Literature being confused. Former Minister of Education, Michael Guv, explained that...

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Shakespeare In The Park Troupe Opts To Show Slides Rather Than Perform Plays

Funny story: Shakespeare In The Park Troupe Opts To Show Slides Rather Than Perform Plays

Our local Shakespeare in the Park troupe, "Shakespeare Alive!" has chosen to alter its 2015-16 season and present slide shows of professional performances of Shakespeare's plays rather than perform the plays themselves live in the Oak Park Pavilion.

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Shakespeare Celebrates His 450th Birthday in Retirement in Greece

Funny story: Shakespeare Celebrates His 450th Birthday in Retirement in Greece

April 24, 2014 -- Our roving reporter of The Globe Times was fortunate to catch up with the world's most famous playwright William Shakespeare, familiarly known as the "Bard of Avon" from the river that graces his birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwi...

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Younger Generation Faces Bard Education

The work of William Shakespeare - president of the old, dead, white guys club - has long been held in high regard, by snobs and blowhards alike, school children across the nation, encouraged by parents and forced by teachers to read the great man's g...

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The Lizzy Awards

Why nobody in Stratford knew that Shakespeare wrote plays in London.....because this never happened Scene: Albert Hall, 1600 Announcer: And now for the award we have all be waiting for...the best play of 1599....The nominess are: Ben Jonson for "Everyman in his Humor"; Thomas Dekker for "Shoeman's Holiday"; John Webster for "The White Devil"; Thomas Middleton for "The Changeling"; and Wi...

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Obscure Professor Solves Shakespeare Authorship Puzzle

Funny story: Obscure Professor Solves Shakespeare Authorship Puzzle

Most scholars agree that Shakespeare can no longer be regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. It's Jodi Picoult. Nevertheless, many people esteem Shakespeare highly enough to believe he was someone else, most notably the 17th Ear...

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