Bard Day celebration offers much to read about

It’s Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, more or less, and all of Twitter is a stage for stories about the immortal one.

There is no time for me to read of Shakespeare morning until night, so I created a list of links pulled from Twitter today for your leisurely reading enjoyment, The first one is my own, so I may be a poor jurist. But all the others I have read or intend to read.

Shakespeare’s plays: Timeless, or full of anachronisms?


The Shakespeare sentence that changed my writing – and can change yours


If Shakespeare had written Star Wars


13 everyday phrases that came from Shakespeare


45 everyday phrases that Shakespeare coined


William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday: 50 everyday phrases that came from the Bard


20 great Shakespearean insults


6 words from Shakespeare for 2014


Was Shakespeare aware of the scientific discoveries of his time?


Was Shakespeare an atheist? Or more of a secular humanist?


Shakespeare the magazine


As Shakespeare Turns 450, ‘Hamlet’ Tour Makes The World A Stage


The year of Lear in New York theater


Why Shakespeare belongs in prison



Shakespeare’s Unconventional Conventions


The Myth of Shakespeare: What is the true preeminence of The Bard?


The books we wouldn’t have had without Shakespeare


23 things you didn’t know about Shakespeare


I present to thee 23 ways to celebrate Mr. Shakespeare’s Birthday.


10 Shakespeare plays as Sun covers


Will power: Shakespeare Flipboard


All Shakespeare’s plays in three-panel comics


And more comics


Why the birth of Shakespeare is the birth of modern art


How well do you know Shakespeare’s plays?


Beat the Bard! Shakespeare’s characters fight it out in our interactive game


What is up with thy, thou, thee and thine?


The 10 essential screen adaptations


Reading Shakespeare without the sex jokes is the real tragedy


Shakespeare: 10 things you didn’t know


The 11 worst couples Shakespeare ever wrote


Reverb: Shakespeare stories


Top 10 Shakespeare books for children


450 years of Juliets: On women making Shakespeare


Was Shakespeare a good actor?


Shakespeare’s novel neologisms we still use


William Shakespeare, short and tweet


Incony questrists: Shakespeare’s ‘rare ornaments’ of the English language


It’s Shakespeare’s Birthday and We’ve Got Party Favors!


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