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Why Julius Caesar Is Important Today

How Is Julius Caesar Still Important Today?Beware the Ides of March” is a line out of the Shakespearian play, “Julius Caesar” that is still remembered today. Ironically, Shakespeare stole this famous line from the Roman historian, Plutarch. Honestly, why do we care? Julius Caesar was a famous Roman, true, but he was killed more than 2050 years ago. How can this one man still be relevant today? Caesar has come down in history to be one of the most famous rulers of all time, yet he did not rule anything. He was killed on the day he proclaimed himself emperor. However, because of him, many of the ordinary things in our lives can be attributed to this great man. Here are five of them.

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Posted by Jimm - March 15, 2014 at 12:11 pm

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5 Actors To Play Rocky Balboa In The Remake Of Rocky

Rocky 2010: The Re-makeOK, I don’t even know if they have a plan to remake Rocky, the success story about a local boxer from Philly who got to fight the heavyweight champion of the world, but if they did, I have five actors to play the part!  Who could take the place of the Italian Stallion, Sylvester Stallone in a modern rendition of this film classic?  I am sure whomever they chose would probably speak a little clearer (“Yo! Adreee-anne!“), but is anyone in Hollywood capable of filling those gloves?  Here are five that I think would be good in the part: Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - July 25, 2010 at 9:22 pm

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Five TV Shows Canceled Way Too Early

carnivaleIt makes me crazy when the networks cancel TV shows that I start watching and get really into.  Sometimes it’s due to poor ratings, and sometimes it’s because the networks feel they can make more money from less expensicve shows to produce, such as reality shows.  They do this with total very little consideration to the faithful viewers.  HBO is probably the guiltiest of this injustice.  Here’s a list of five shows that were canceled too soon and should still be running today:

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Posted by Waggs2999 - January 12, 2010 at 11:56 pm

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