Kickin’ it like it’s 1595. How many of these Pop Sonnets can you guess?
To be, or not to be. That is the quiz.
Today on our show, Shakespeare sux.
Radio host Ira Glass didst belittle Shakespeare and the internet doth protest.
Click the squares to craft your very own volley of Elizabethan smack talk. Then bellow the results at the very next person you see.
Excuse me while I get all the things.
Take an acid trip down the rabbit hole with 1981’s Alice at the Palace.
Alas, poor Yorick, he got bitch slapped.
Can you guess the play from just three panels?
Plus the Tetris diet, one major first-impression mistake you could be making, and Dennis Rodman chats about his adventures in North Korea.
A guide to the best (and mostly free) places to channel some of the city’s greatest writers and celebrate their works.
Test your knowledge of the Bard.
I mean, if I’m comparing thee to stuff.
UNEXPECTED ITEM IN THE BAGGING AREA.
Shakespeare has been adapted in countless ways over the years, sometimes — as in the case of these films — rather subtly. Here are 15 movies inspired by some of the Bard’s greatest works.
The Sun marked the Bard’s 450th birthday in playful fashion today. These images did not appear on the actual front page: they formed part of a tribute inside the paper.
Presidents can be some badasses.
The Bard would have been 450 today. Here’s some stuff you might not know, via NoSweatShakespeare.com
In which case webcomic artist GoodTickleBrain, aka Mya Gosling, has your back.
Alas poor Yorick, you could have googled.
“How all occasions do inform against me / And spur my dull revenge!” (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 4).
Are you steeped in blood or tasting the food of love?
The Empire Striketh Back is out out now, forsooth.
Finding love online? Now there’s a novel idea!
To the left, Hamlet. TO. THE. LEFT.
The Bard was obviously inspired by the Double Double when he penned Sonnet 18, right? Well, maybe not, but you probably want some Animal Fries now.