Founded by the French Mississippi Company in honor of Philippe II, France’s Duke of Orléans, the city of New Orleans was established on this date in 1718. Let the good times roll with music by artists from NOLA on Crosscurrents, 5/7 at 8 am.
NEW ORLEANS ON CROSSCURRENTS, 5/7 at 8 am ( http://www.krnn.org )
A poet and playwright whose drama and comedy works are among the most well known in the English language, William Shakespeare was born on this date in 1564. His birthday on the 23rd is estimated (ish) based on his church baptism was documented on the 26th. You are invited to the Shakespeare birthday to be held (not at the Globe Theatre) but rather at the KRNN Crosscurrents show 4/23 at 8 am. ( http://www.krnn.org )
A Sample of William Shakespeare “Big Hit” One-Liners:
“To be, or not to be: that is the question”. – (Act III, Scene I).
AS YOU LIKE IT ~~~
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool”. – (Act V, Scene I)
“All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts” – (Act II, Scene VII).
RICHARD III ~~~
“A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!”. – (Act V, Scene IV).
ROMEO AND JULIET ~~~
“For you and I are past our dancing days” . – (Act I, Scene V).
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE ~~~
“But love is blind, and lovers cannot see”
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR ~~~
“As good luck would have it”. – (Act III, Scene V).
JULIES CAESAR ~~~
Cry “Havoc,” and let slip the dogs of war”. – (Act III, Scene I)
“If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me”. – (Act I, Scene III)
KING LEAR ~~~
“Nothing will come of nothing.” – (Act I, Scene I).
“I am a man more sinned against than sinning”. – (Act III, Scene II).
Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
Gavin: What did St. Patrick say to the snakes?
Wyatt: He told them to “hiss off”.
Gavin: Ok fine… but how about this beast?
Wyatt: Oh… Bull Sh#t.
Please join us for the sleep-centered blues show on Walkiing The Blues Away, Saturday, the 10th at 5:oo pm on KRNN Juneau fm 102.7. ( radio link: http://www.krnn.org )
National Napping Day is snoozed on the day after the return of daylight saving time to give folks the chance to catch up on the hour of sleep that they lost out on when clocks changed to the spring time.
A Boston University professor, William Anthony, has been credited with the origin of the event in 1999, primarily to emphasize on the import of sleep. Anthony is reported to have said, “We chose this particular Monday because Americans are more ‘nap-ready’ than usual after losing an hour of sleep to daylight saving time.”
Gavin: The Winter Olympics 2018 are nearly concluded.
Wyatt: What do we do now?
Gavin: Look back at a memory mosaic reflection.
Gavin: This contraption looks like a “kennel.”
Wyatt: You may be correct as I believe it is called a “cage.”
Gavin: I do not think we are allowed to play tug with these “sticks.”
Wyatt: It seems obvious that we should “like the luck?”
Gavin: No, no… the talk is about “ice the puck.”
Wyatt: Bobsledding sounds like such a happy event.
Gavin: What I know is that I would be happy to get out of the way.
Wyatt: The event is called “ski jumping.”
Gavin: It seems much more like “ski falling” to me.
Wyatt: You just need to be patient and concentrate to get down the hill.
Gavin: My concern is that I do not want to be a patient of the ambulance at the bottom of the hill.
Gavin: Its name comes from the patterns skaters draw on the ice.
Wyatt: I have read that figure skating has become one of the most popular events of the Winter Olympics.
Gavin: I’m watching as long as they are making figures of biscuits.