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Romeo and Juliet aka Films I’m Not Watching Now

I should acknowledge the one and only Stephen Colbert for the title of this (and the American Heiress post) with his wonderful bit “Who’s Not Honoring Me Now.” I have a nasty habit of taking out too many things from … Continue reading

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Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s Romeo and Juliet

Last Friday, I ventured to the other side of the world, or rather Tremont, to see Romeo and Juliet. My friend and I sat in lawn chairs eating sandwiches from Potbelly as we waited for the play to begin. I … Continue reading

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The Very Truth and Nature of Ambivalance: My Thoughts on Romeo and Juliet

On an earlier post commemorating the birthday (really the day of his baptism) of Shakespeare, I commented that “I hate Romeo and Juliet just as much as the next person.” A commenter asked me, “How you can you hate Romeo … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Today is Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. As a writer, I should be jealous of Shakespeare. And yet, I’m not. I am just so thankful that he existed at all. There is no one like Shakespeare in the English language. I criticized … Continue reading

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