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  • From the archives: 'The Ides of March' by Thornton Wilder reviewed

    From the archives: 'The Ides of March' by Thornton Wilder reviewed
    Editor's note: This year, to mark the Ides of March, we revisit not Shakespeare, but Thornton Wilder's 1948 epistolary novel of Julius Caesar's Rome. In the foreword to a 2003 edition, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote, "the Julius Caesar in this book, literate, well read, unburdened by ignorance and superstition, is in all respects a modern man. 'The Ides of March,' while set in Rome, might well be about a brilliant and all-too-human dictator in modern times, and what it could be like for the men and women who are close to one. The book's lesson ... is that it is human nature which does not change, no matter the era or situation." Here's a look back at the original Chicago Tribune review of the book.
  • The man who stopped the Beatles

    The man who stopped the Beatles
    Swinging London in the spring of 1967 was a feverish hot house of British big beat, the very latest mod fashions and a burgeoning psychedelic culture. Music was ruled by the Rolling Stones and Beatles, yet in the Ides of March saw a version of the 20-...

    Actress Evan Rachel Wood, husband Jamie Bell welcome baby boy

    Actress Evan Rachel Wood, husband Jamie Bell welcome baby boy
    Evan Rachel Wood and husband Jamie Bell are now parents to a baby boy! The "The Ides of March" actress, 25, and her actor husband, 27, have welcomed their first child: a "beautiful" son, according to her rep, who confirmed the news to PeopleĀ and Us...

    Netflix sets Feb. 14 release for 'House of Cards' second season

    Netflix sets Feb. 14 release for 'House of Cards' second season
    The second season of "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey, will debut Feb. 14, Netflix announced today. As was the case with season one, all 13 episodes will be available for Netflix subscribers to watch instantly....

    Did Shakespeare write that? Forsooth, take our quiz

    Did Shakespeare write that? Forsooth, take our quiz
    "Beware the Ides of March!" the soothsayer warns in William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar." When the day comes around, Caesar is stabbed by his enemies and friends, prompting him to ask, "Et tu, Brute?" before dying. Both quotes have made it into...