Spoiler Talk: CotD (Fri)
Here is the NY Times Clue of the Day for Friday’s game. You can talk about the clue that may be today’s Final Jeopardy BEFORE the game airs. But if you don’t want to read comments about the answer to the clue, READ NO FURTHER.
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An Old Category: These clues are from a category called “Critiquing Shakespeare” category. It was in the first round of the match played on 4/2/2012.
$200: This evolutionary scientist found Shakespeare “so intolerably dull that it nauseated me”
$400: This Russian writer & noble didn’t have much use for the Bard, saying his works were immoral, vulgar & senseless
$600: Of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, this 17th c. diarist wrote that it was “the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw”
$600 (Daily Double): When he described “Hamlet” as “a vulgar and barbarous drama”, this French author was quite candid
$1000: This 3-named Irish dramatist despised Shakespeare so much he wanted “to dig him up and throw stones at him” show
Today’s Quote: The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen. ~ Tommy Smothers