Greetings from Cleveland… and one last chance!

Greetings from Cleveland!

In town for Macbeth (but more on that later this week), but more importantly…

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Greetings from Indianapolis!

Real quick note:

Greetings from the Popular Culture Association conference in Indianapolis. Tomorrow, I deliver my Westworld/Shakespeare paper. Today, I get to see some great papers delivered… highlights thus far: “Metaphysical Sherlock,”  “Precarity, Emotional Labor, and Sex Work in HBO’s The Deuce,” and “Black Maeve and White Dolores of HBO’s Westworld: Battered and Abused Heroines’ Journey Toward an Elusive Freedom and the Audiences that Love Them.”

There are over 3000 attendees. I’m exhausted and hungry (thus skipping the Harry Potter session)…

 

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 26th, 2018

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This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project
This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project

This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Andy Serkis, Margot Robbie, Joel Edgerton, and Anthony Hopkins. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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#BardMadness: Round Two–the Sweet Sixteen!

It’s March and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’re through our 32-play round and on to Round Two, which means the Sweet Sixteen:

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 19th, 2018

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This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project

This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Chicago, Marin, and Yosemite, plus another history conflation and a book in the stars. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Bard Madness: the second half of Round One

It’s March and time for Madness. But here at the Bill / Shakespeare Project, it’s not about the round ball, but about the grand Bard (of Avon, that is!). We’ve got a 32-play bracket, and today we continue with the second half (the left side of the bracket) of the first round…

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 12th, 2018

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This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project
This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project

This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes possible sources, wildly divergent Antony and Cleopatra reviews, and the murky linguistics of consent. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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March Madness, nah… give me some BARD MADNESS!!!

OK, it’s March and time for the basketball tourney. But like I did a couple of years ago (though not in March, alas) when i did a Macbeth Movie Madness bracket, this year I’m going to do a Bard Madness Bracket to pick your (notice not my) favorite play…

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 5th, 2018

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This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project

This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Shakespeare and Hathaway, Orlando, arming teachers, and All’s Well with a new Henry. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, February 26th, 2018

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This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project
This Week in Shakespeare, a Shakespeare news podcast from The Bill / Shakespeare Project

This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes an Iago interview, poetical facts, educational outreach, and a brace of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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