Podcast 82: As You Like It: Bawdy and One More Video, but Not a Bawdy Video

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our two month-long discussion of As You Like It, with a dive into that pool we call bawdy… so if you’re easily offended, skip to the 12:35 mark in the podcast for one last video review.

[EXPLICIT CONTENT AHEAD… SKIP IF EASILY OFFENDED] The following podcast contains adult subject matter, childish humor, and inappropriate language. OK, let’s start off by saying that despite Eric Partridge calling As You Like It a “comparative(ly) innocuous” in his book Shakespeare’s Bawdy (Partridge, Eric. New York: Routledge Classics, 2001; page 58), the play is not completely clean… as we shall see… so stop now before you run the risk of blushing…

[CONTENT REDACTED (to be edited and restored at a later date): In this podcast, I made reference to Dr. Pauline Kiernan’s work and book on bawdy in the Bard, Filthy Shakespeare; in doing so, I have offended her by my tone and use of her material. I apologize for the offense, and have thus redacted the reference.]

Additional References

  • Partridge, Eric. Shakespeare’s Bawdy. New York: Routledge Classics, 2001.
  • Kiernan, Pauline. Filthy Shakespeare. New York: Gotham, 2008.


Podcast Credits

This podcast was recorded using a Blue Snowball microphone onto an ASUS laptop, using Audacity recording software. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.

The bumper music (Loop 90) and the segue music (Morning Show Segue) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com, which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.

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