Shakespeare is Dead: Six Hot Takes
Is it Cool to Remix The Plays? Was Hamlet a Sexless Bro? You'll Never Guess What Happens Next...
It’s hard to believe it’s been 400 years since Shakespeare died. It feels like only yesterday Polonius saw us off to college, or Kate and Petruchio taught us how to love, or Titus Andronicus scared the hell out of us… And so we honor his death and celebrate his work. See you in a hundred years.
Beyond Shakespeare: An Elizabethan Reading List
Marlowe, Jonson, Behn and more wrote during a literary golden age.
Hamlet Was Basically a Bro Who Didn’t Even Like Sex
Jillian Keenan imagines the brooding Prince of Danemark as a cruel frat boy, and Ophelia the unlucky freshman.
In Praise of Remixing Shakespeare
The Bard himself sampled liberally, and would have approved of the infinite retellings of his work.
Ilan Stavans Has Translated Hamlet Into Spanglish
“Whether ’tis nobler sufrir en la mente the slings y flechas of outrageous fortuna…”
Shakespeare: Philosopher or Poet? (Both. The answer is both.)
Examining the philosophical underpinnings of all 36 plays.
Shakespeare’s Best Bed Was Pretty Nice
Getting to know the Bard through his things…