Writing & Editing ‘Tis Shakespeare’s birthday: Talk like him Today is William Shakespeare’s 448th birthday. Celebrate by talking like him. See how in this amusing video. By Michael SebastianApril 23, 2012 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content The celebration includes a video contests. Here’s one from Chicago actor and illustrator Chance Bone (his real name): To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.