Tag Archives: Shakespeare

The Story About Shakespeare’s “Second-Best” Bed

All Is True (2018) Anne Hathaway is an enigma to modern society. How could she tolerate her husband being away from Stratford-upon-Avon so much, when he was writing and producing plays in London? Was she really such a doormat, or … Continue reading

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The Night Will Brought the House Down, Literally

The Globe Theatre Burns Down (June 29, 1613) As yesterday was our 11th wedding anniversary, I bought my wife, Susan, the DVD of All Is True. We watched it last evening. The opening credits highlighted this event as the last … Continue reading

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Was Shakespeare a Freemason?

Shakespeare Tablet The more I research this particular subject matter, the more it seems to be true. Take the text from this online site: The Dedication to the Sonnets The dedication prefixed to Shakespeare’s Sonnets is one of the most … Continue reading

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Was His Sudden Death a “Times-Up” Event?

William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616) Another WordPress blogger posted an interesting question today: was Shakespeare a Mason? I’d never considered that before. But it begs the question: how did he know so much of the ‘hidden’ … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh is the Old Shakespeare

All Is True Well, this is a bit awkward: the film came out in the UK in February, but there doesn’t seem to be a release date for the U.S. or Canada. Even the UK DVD release will be later … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh is the New Olivier

One Face, Many Roles I caught the last few minutes of Thor the other night on TV and was startled to see that the director of the movie was Kenneth Branagh. I wasn’t startled that he was the director, just … Continue reading

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