Shakespeare

Is Starbucks A Great Dividend Stock?

To quote William Shakespeare, "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them." But when it comes to dividends, there are no shortcuts: The only way to become a great dividend company is to earn it.With that...
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Joel Coen’s The Tragedy Of Macbeth Was Shot In Black-and-white

While there’s no release date confirmed quite yet, near the top of our most-anticipated films of 2021 is Joel Coen’s new Shakespeare adaptation The Tragedy of Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. Backed by A24, with...

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“shakespeare In Love” And The Humanity Of Business.

I’m reading Tom Stoppard’s biography by Hermione Lee. I never thought I could read 900 pages on a subject previously  unimportant to me with such delight. It is a marvelous book. Stoppard’s life is interesting and eventful, it provides a good...
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Thursday Assorted Stupid Links

1. Redux of my 2017 column on Trump and Shakespeare. 2. “Zero? You think there’s something special about that number!?”  Update: now there is a statement, apparently the police do not feel the need to be ready for criminal...

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Today In A Matter Of Minutes – Vice President Pence Will Become Known In History As A Hero Or A...

Et tu, Brute? Will Vice President go down in infamy alongside Brutus in the Shakespeare’s historic play about Julius Caesar?  Brutus was Caesar’s best friend who joined others in usurping the government by assassinating Caesar.  In a...

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Hamlet 2000 Has Never Made More Sense

Michael Almereyda’s future-minded Shakespeare adaptation (with a WIRED cameo) is 20 years old. Now it feels like an eerie premonition.

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Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, And The Dilemma Of Adapting Shakespeare

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. Today, we’re watching a video about why 1948 was a banger year for Shakespeare movies. William Shakespeare is, far and away, the most...
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Brexit Deal Done: What’s In It And Where Next For The Uk And Eu?

By Andrew Glencross | – To misquote Shakespeare, our Brexit negotiating revels now are ended. The tempestuous talks did not lead to a dramatic walkout, even if at times the UK government gave the impression this was a feud worthy of the...
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Scientists Id Potential Biomarkers To Peg Time Of Death For Submerged Corpses

Enlarge / Ophelia (1852) by John Everett Millais, inspired by the character in Shakespeare's Hamlet, who goes mad and drowns in a brook. It can be challenging for forensic scientists to determine how long a dead body has been submerged in water. ...

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What I Learned From Writing A Book During The Pandemic That Will Help You Tackle Big Projects In...

Four steps to take that will break down big goals and help you get more stuff done. When the pandemic first started, some of us drew inspiration from how Shakespeare wrote during the plague, or how Isaac Newton invented calculus while in...

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This Product Is Terrible. Can You Deliver It In 20 Years’ Time When It Becomes Popular?

How to always be on the wrong side of tech fashion Something for the Weekend, Sir?  "It will never catch on." The next thing you know, you’re staring at a badly drawn zob scrawled over Shakespeare's shimoneta*.…

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Brainerd Man Pleads Guilty In Minneapolis 3rd Precinct Arson

REUTERS/Nicholas PfosiProtesters gathered near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct Headquarters as it burned on May 28.Dylan Shakespeare RobinsonGet thee to a penitentiary. KSTP’s Josh Skluzacek reports: “According to his guilty plea, [Dylan...
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Relics From Shakespeare's Home Shared In New Virtual Exhibition

Archaeological discoveries which shed light on the life and times of William Shakespeare are being showcased in a new free to access virtual exhibition.

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The Daily Gossip: Taylor Swift Puts Shakespeare To Shame, No One Disrespects Tiffany Haddish, And...

1. William Shakespeare may have written King Lear in quarantine, but Taylor Swift wrote two surprise albums. On Thursday, the Bardess of Long Pond shared that at midnight she'll drop the "sister record" to Folklore — which came out in late July...
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Covid And Shakespeare: The Dark Heart Of The National Epic

By John Stone Today AoA revives my article from 2016. Monday’s epic launch of the Pfizer vaccine in the UK featured the fact that the second person to be vaccinated was someone called William Shakespeare. The release of this culturally resonant...
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Man Named William Shakespeare, One Of The First To Get Pfizer Vaccine, Sets Off Pun Cascade

The "Taming of the Flu," "Two Gentlemen of Corona" and "All's well that ends well" are just the beginning.
Related topics: Pfizer, Influenza Vaccine, Vaccines, Flu, Influenza (Flu)

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The First Man To Receive Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine Outside Clinical Trials Is An Englishman Named...

An image showing William Shakespeare, 81, getting the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on December 8, 2020, (L) and an image of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare (R.) Stock Montage/Getty Images/JACOB KING/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The...
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Shakespeare Scholar Says Post-election Trump Exhibiting 'classic Act V Behavior'

President Trump is exhibiting 'classic Act V behavior" as he deals with the fallout of his election defeat, Jeffrey Wilson, a Shakespearean scholar at Harvard University, told The New York Times. Wilson, who published a book titled Shakespeare and...
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Kylie Jenner Flaunts Cleavage In The Forest: Nature's Got Nothing On My Boobs!

Writing about Kylie Jenner's Instagram page is a lot like teaching Shakespeare. All we're doing here is taking something that everyone already knows is great and explaining why it's great -- and yet somehow, the exercise never gets old. Now...
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Glenn Close Savagely Shades Gwyneth Paltrow For Oscar Victory

The "Hillbilly Elegy" star and seven-time Oscar nominee dissed Paltrow's Academy Award for "Shakespeare in Love."
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