Category Archives: Bard

The Bard’s Top 6 Mistakespeares

William Shakespeare is considered by many to have been the greatest writer in the English language. But even Shakespeare made mistakes. Lots of them, in fact. While we can overlook the variety of ways he spelled many words (including his … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Shakespeare That May Surprise You

1. Though Shakespeare often wrote about far-flung places in his plays, he never ventured out of England.

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And Did Those Feet

I have been there. I can say I have been there. My feet have walked upon Shakespeare’s Stratford lanes (apologies to William Blake).  In 1995, the lovely Robin and I traveled with our children, Aubrey and Aaron, to that “green … Continue reading

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How The Bard and the Bible began

I get mixed reactions when I tell people about my book, The Bard and the Bible (A Shakespeare Devotional).

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Shakespeare’s Best Soliloquies

Everyone knows “To be or not to be,” right? That memorable line kicks off Shakespeare’s most famous soliloquy. Shoot, the most famous soliloquy. So obviously, that speech from Hamlet is number one. But what would the rest of the best be? … Continue reading

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My 10 Favorite Shakespearean Insults

I have posted many artful insults from Shakespeare on this site (here and here, for example), so readers of this blog will know the Shakespearean insult is an art form I appreciate. So I thought I’d take a few moments … Continue reading

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The Shakespeare Society of America

On a recent visit with my wife to California, our son, daughter-in-law, and grandkids treated me to a visit to the Shakespeare Society of America museum, reference library, and gift shop in the oceanside town of Moss Landing, California. 

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