Thursday, May 20, 2010

Happy Sonnet Birthday!

Today, May 20, marks the 401st birthday of the publication of William Shakespeare's sonnets.  I am currently swamped with day job things, so rather than post something half hearted let me point you at Bardfilm's Best Uses of Shakespeare Sonnets in Popular Culture.  Enjoy!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

One that didn't make the list is the song Summer Girls by LFO:
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When you take a sip you buzz like a hornet
Billy Shakespeare wrote a whole bunch of sonnets
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Not a pop culture "best use?" Who's to say? In 1999 the song reached number one in Billboard Hot Single sales and went platinum.