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THEATRE REVIEW: The Taming of the Shrew, New Wimbledon Studio

runs until 20 June

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The Taming of the Shrew, possibly the trickiest of all the Shakespearean comedies, is given a gender-bending overhaul by Arrows and Traps Theatre Company that is full of verbal and physical comedy. 540 more words


Shakespeare Saturday: In Which We Take a Break From Our Scholarly Pursuits

Happy Saturday, everybody! While the Nerd Cactus prides itself on presenting thoughtful posts delving into all things Shakespeare, we also pride ourselves on our ability to have fun… So today, for your viewing pleasure (and ours), we present: SHAKESPEARE CATS! 36 more words

Some of my favorite conspiracy theories

Apollo 11 Moon Walk

Just the other day I needed a photo of the first moon walk. First attempt, using the world’s favorite search engine, and the FBI’s as well, I was given images of Michael Jackson moonwalking. 602 more words


Brushed Up and Kissable — Hartford's Kate is Wunderbar

I always say: you can’t go wrong with Cole Porter. I mean, you can, if you’re stupid, but it’s pretty damn hard. Hartford Stage takes… 895 more words


Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow

She should have died hereafter;
There would have been a time for such a word.
— To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, 62 more words


The Folly of Mohammed-Mocking

Do we even know what “freedom of speech” is, anymore?

Happily no one was killed at last night’s “Draw Mohammed” contest in Phoenix. There are a lot of angry people on hand, but there were also a lot of police who were ready to deal with any trouble. 482 more words


The BanterFlix CineCast, 30 May 2015: Orson Welles Special

Episode 97: On this week’s show we looked back through the cinematic back-catalogue of acclaimed filmmaker and actor Orson Welles, discussing whether a director with only 12 completed features to his name can truly be considered a ‘master of cinema’. 72 more words