Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ophelia and I are feeling this song right now

And since this is the summer of Hamlet, perhaps I can imagine Ophelia singing this song.  When I was growing up, Ophelia was the poster child for the troubled adolescent girl.  My mom read Reviving Ophelia when I was a … Continue reading

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USA=Denmark=Prison? Thoughts on David Tennant’s Hamlet

I have decided not to do a straightforward review of the productions of Hamlet that I have seen.  That’s not what the summer of Hamlet is about.  Instead, I’m hoping to record my thoughts, feelings, and general impressions about the … Continue reading

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To be or not to be (in the play)

As promised, at last, is my scandalous, blasphemous post.  It is potentially so scandalous and blasphemous, that I may very well be taken to Stratford to face the Shakespeare Inquisition, where I will be burned at the stake for heresy. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Summer of Hamlet!

I have declared 2013 The Summer of Hamlet.  Basically this means that I will watch several different versions of Hamlet and talk about them on my blog. (Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet) First up will be the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production … Continue reading

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45 Years Ago: RFK

I heard on the radio that Bobby Kennedy was shot 45 years ago today.  I was stunned to realize how long ago that was (obviously well before my time) but even so, the death of anyone so young and well … Continue reading

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A Hilarious Video documenting the Sins of Twilight

I saw Twilight a few years ago, expecting it to be bad.  But it was not as bad as I thought.  It was worse.  Ever so much worse.  So much worse that I stopped watching it and finished my homework, … Continue reading

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Mozart Ave Vernum Corpus

I love Mozart. This rendition is by the Vienna Boys Choir.  

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