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Tom Brady: Just the Hamlet, Please

18 February 2019

"Just One Question: Super Bowl Edition." Late Night with Steven Colbert. Perf. Steven Colbert and Tom Brady. Sometime before the 2019 Super Bowl.I'm really putting this up for Shakespeare...

Book Note: Sleep No More

24 January 2019

James, P. D. Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales. New York: Knopf, 2017.Apart from the title, there's not a lot of direct Shakespeare in Sleep No More, P. D. James' collection of...

Hamlet in WKRP in Cincinatti

10 January 2019

“Les on a Ledge.” By Hugh Wilson. Perf. Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders, Frank Bonner, and Howard Hesseman. Dir. Asaad Kelada. WKRP in Cincinnati....

Book Note: The Shakespeare Requirement

9 January 2019

Schumacher, Julie. The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel. New York: Doubleday, 2018.I've read and enjoyed Julie Schumacher's Dear Committee Members, a clever epistolary novel whose plot...