This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Shaq-daddy spoiling Shakespeare, political Tempests, a Shakespeare fraud, coin tosses, and a whole bunch of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.
- Shaq’s Shakespeare video is the best 30 seconds you’ll spend today
- Jill Arington: How NEA budget cuts could harm Shakespeare program for students
- Shakespeare’s political Tempest
- The Shakespeare fraud that tricked late 18th century London
- The Statistics of Coin Tosses for Theater Geeks
- Dumbing down Shakespeare: Are Americans too intellectually lazy to appreciate his genius?
- In a Pickle (The Winter’s Tale) by Oily Cart (review)
- Rosalind: Shakespeare’s Immortal Heroine by Angela Thirlwell (review)
- Twelfth Night by Public Theater Mobile Unit (review)
- The Tempest by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (review)
- Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare’s Globe (reviews: Guardian | Telegraph | Financial Times)
This podcast was recorded with a Yeti microphone by Blue Microphones on an iPad Air 2, using GarageBand for iOS. It was then edited in Adobe Audition Creative Cloud on a Dell Inspiron 3847 computer.
The bumper music (Blue Nuke) and the segue music (Sonic Chaos) 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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