Why, yes, today is the Ides of March. And I’m hoping no one is standing behind me.
That was one of my thoughts as I selected an image for the sign indicating our monthly meeting of the Arizona Attorney Editorial Board (see above). Many of the members found it funny—others simply raised their eyebrows, as lawyers can do.
But what turned out poorly for Julius Caesar on March 15 ended up yielding one of my briefer—and most favorite—blog posts ever.
That’s because it combined Caesar, regal intrigue, murder most foul, and the blockbuster movie Godfather, which was released on this day in 1972.
You can read that piece from way back in 2013 here. It still makes me chuckle. But then again, I’m easily amused.
Good luck getting through an unlucky day. Here’s to classical history and great films.Follow @azatty