this day in crime history: march 15, 44 b.c.

Beware the Ides of March. At least if you’re Julius Caesar. Cornered by a bunch of (literally) back-stabbing politicians, Caeser’s political career was ended the old-fashioned way: assassination. You can get William Shakespeare’s take on it here. Better yet, check out William Shatner’s take on Shakespeare’s play:

happy birthday, william shatner


I’m sure he doesn’t read this blog, but I’d still like to take this opportunity to wish William Shatner a happy 82nd Birthday. Here he is in the movie Free Enterprise, where he plays a fictionalized version of himself:

Just for the hell of it, here’s another scene:

By the way, I highly recommend the movie Free Enterprise for any Trek or Sci-Fi fan. It’s hilarious, and loaded with pop culture references. Even the end credits are filled with hidden gems.