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Oration Week 2010: Daniel Webster’s Seventh of March speech

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Of all the dorky things I do, and trust me there are many my absolute favorite nerdly function is to recite the Funeral Speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which I will be performing at random spots in downtown St. Pete this Ides of March. A couple of years ago, to set the tone for the speech, I created my own holiday, spread across a week, to celebrate great moments in Oration (yes, this sounds like Festivus). Accordingly, from March 7-15,…

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Oration Week 2010: Daniel Webster’s Seventh of March speech

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Of all the dorky things I do, and trust me there are many, my absolute favorite nerdly function is to recite the Funeral Speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which I will be performing at random spots in downtown St. Pete this Ides of March. A couple of years ago, to set the tone for the speech, I created my own holiday, spread across a week, to celebrate great moments in Oration (yes, this sounds like Festivus). Accordingly, from March 7-15,…

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Day One of Oration Week 2009

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Of all the dorky things I do, and trust me there are many (atteding the midnight premiere of Watchmen is but the latest example, my absolute favorite nerdly function is to recite the Funeral Speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which I will be performing at random spots in downtown St. Pete this Ides of March. A couple of years ago, to set the tone for the speech, I created my own holiday, spread across a week, to celebrate great moments…

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