…annnd here’s the song every girl you know will be singing/dancing to all summer.
To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The Guardian asked leading actors to perform key speeches from his plays. Here is Damian Lewis as Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.
From teaching kids to turn the other cheek to bashing cheeks with metal gloves. The story of Damion DiGrazia.
For Damion DiGrazia, joining the Air Force, graduating from Harvard and Columbia and putting together a lucrative career as a management consultant at a top investment bank in Manhattan wasn’t enough. He had one more, slightly less conventional item for the bucket list. When this Sunday school teacher isn’t spreading the Good Word, he prefers a metal fist to the teeth. DiGrazia is the captain of the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League — a sort of medieval fight club whose members smash the hell out of each other while dressed like attendees of the Red Wedding in Game of Thrones. “This is a sport that requires passion,” he explains. “Because there’s no responsible way to do it.” We met with Damion at his East Harlem training studio and followed his team to their regional matchup with New England.
The moment players from Leicester City F.C. realized they surmounted the 5000-1 odds set on them in the beginning of the season to become champions of arguably the best league in the world, capping one of the most incredible comeback stories in any sport.
Today’s draw between Chelsea and Tottenham made the club the 12th in history to win the championship without actually having to kick a ball.
This Reddit post, entitled “If you are not watching the Premier League, here is why you are missing out on the greatest underdog fairy tale in the history of any professional sport.” explains the club’s fairy tale rise to glory better than I ever could.
The end credit song from last night’s hilarious season premiere of Silicon Valley.