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Are we all villainous?

Shakespeare’s character Edmund mocks the belief that ‘the sun, the stars and the moon’ are responsible for our wrongdoings: ‘as if we were villains by necessity’. 99 more words


Am I a Monster?

The song John has written for Helena in Summer Dreaming, is stunning! Bring your tissues if you’re coming. http://www.threeminutetheatre.co.uk for tickets.

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Guest Post: Annalisa Castaldo

My Note: I have known Dr. Annalisa Castaldo for just short of twenty years now. I was lucky enough to get assigned to her Introduction to Shakespeare class at Temple University in the mid to late nineties. 1,386 more words

Super Fantastical People

Shakespeare in Community - “For who would bear the whips and scorns of time” – Final Project – Hamlet 3.1

For my final project for this course, I decided to do an adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, Hamlet. I chose the famous “To be or not to be” soliloquy for many reasons, one of them being that it is a soliloquy I had taken upon myself to learn a few months ago. 1,103 more words


The cat's cradle got your tongue

Like having been introduced to someone that I immediately want to be liked by, my tongue now seems to be drowning in my mouth like a heavy dead fish. 1,166 more words


"Though she be but little, she is fierce," Life in the #Moocspeare

Yesterday I wrapped up my work for the “Shakespeare in Community” MOOC on Coursera. The massive open online course lasted four weeks, focusing on one Shakespeare play per week. 752 more words

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"Bad Faith" gets Exposed Again!!!

Mike Huckabee is demonstrating again what John Paul Sartre described so eloquently as “bad faith.” One of Huckabee’s tribe (conservative, evangelical Christians) has again gotten “caught with his pants down.” Huckabee and many others of that tribe are seeking to comfort the offender, Josh Duggar, and minimize the pain that comes from having your baser nature exposed to the public. 687 more words

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