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Before The Walking Dead, before the CDC published their Zombie Pandemic Preparedness Guide, before Fort Wayne’s first annual Zombie Walk in 2008, there was a little video made by the staff at the Allen County Public Library.  What can we say?  We’re always on the alert for the next big thing and we’ve got your back!

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On a more serious note, did you know that Cinco de Mayo began as a commemoration of the  Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867)?  In the United States it has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage:  traditions include parades, mariachi music performances, and street festivals in cities and towns across Mexico and the United States.  For a quick history of this holiday, look no further than this short clip from History.com . . .

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I love both Shakespeare and Star Trek, so imagine my delight when I stumbled across this clip!

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In 2003, Washington Post’s Style Invitational contest asked readers to “rewrite some banal instructions in the style of a famous writer”.  Jeff Brechlin’s winning entry, The Hokey Pokey as written by William Shakespeare, has recently gone viral, but if you haven’t seen it yet, here it is!  If you’d prefer to hear it, check out this video on YouTube.  What I’d really like is to find a video of people in Shakespearean garb dancing to this version . . . .

O proud left foot, that ventures quick within
Then soon upon a backward journey lithe.
Anon, once more the gesture, then begin:
Command sinistral pedestal to writhe.
Commence thou then the fervid Hokey-Poke,
A mad gyration, hips in wanton swirl.
To spin! A wilde release from Heavens yoke.
Blessed dervish! Surely canst go, girl.
The Hoke, the poke — banish now thy doubt
Verily, I say, ’tis what it’s all about.
— by “William Shakespeare”

Image courtesy of Dew of Hermon

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Anyone out there remember the stop-motion “Teeny Little Super Guy” segments from the Sesame Street episodes of yesteryear?  That kitchen glass would be in awe of what these books do at night.

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