Topic: William Shakespeare
Was Shakespeare a fraud? That's the premise of 'Anonymous,' which bends history in classic Hollywood fashion.
10/28/2011 11:35 pm
Chapter & Verse Enough with the conspiracy theories, says one author: Shakespeare really was Shakespeare
Despite theories like those in the new movie 'Anonymous' that William Shakespeare was someone else entirely, drama professor Scott McCrea says conspiracy theories surrounding the playwright are all false.
10/28/2011 11:08 am
Did a poem discovered by an Italian book collector make the Renaissance possible?
10/12/2011 07:05 am
David McCullough, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author – most recently – of “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris,” imparted words of wisdom to a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Symphony Hall last week. Here are four pieces of advice from McCullough.
10/11/2011 04:19 pm
Charles Napier was a veteran character actor in movies and television. A former basketball player and Army veteran, Charles Napier was a Kentucky native.
10/07/2011 12:41 pm
Apple's announcement Wednesday that founder Steve Jobs had died sparked waves of comment across the Internet, as techies and others chose their own ways to note his achievements or mourn his passing. Some recounted their own interactions with Jobs. Others had simple words of gratitude, adding "sent from my iPhone." On Twitter, many people tagged their posts with "#thankyousteve" or "#iSad." Among a multitude of noteworthy tweets, here are five ...
10/06/2011 04:40 pm
Steve Jobs's Apple products reached across the globe, and so is news of his passing, particularly in Asia, where his innovation transformed the technology industry.
10/06/2011 02:41 pm
Preparing for a London theater outing, the Monitor's language columnist stumbles upon a YouTube clip purporting to help her get the leading man's name right – but maybe not.
10/04/2011 11:01 am
True crimes in 19th-century New York and Nazi-occupied Paris make for compelling reading.
09/30/2011 10:22 am
George Clooney film captures attention, along with a new Neil Young documentary.
09/16/2011 04:40 pm