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Podcast 34: Love’s Labor’s Lost–A Mashed Up Wrap-Up

This week’s podcast is the conclusion of our month-long discussion of Love’s Labor’s Lost, including a little wrap-up, touch upon the writings of Harold Bloom about this play, and I’ll play around with a mashed-up production concept.  Then we’ll do our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 33: Love’s Labor’s Lost–Bawdy Bawdy Bawdy (The RESTRICTED “greasy lipped” Episode)

This week’s podcast is a continuation of our month-long discussion of Love’s Labor’s Lost, focusing on the bawdy humor in the play.

NOTE: This podcast contains mature subject matter and adult language (as well as adolescent humor and naughty bits, lots of naughty bits)… SO, if you’re easily offended, you might want to skip this one and wait until next week’s podcast, a return to safe-and-sane discussions.

Then we’ll finish up with our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 32: Love’s Labor’s Lost–End of Plot and DVDs

This week’s podcast is a continuation of our month-long discussion of Love’s Labor’s Lost, including a finish to our plot synopsis with the last scene of the play, a discussion about comedy, and reviews of the DVD productions, the 1985 BBC Colleced Works production and the year 2000 Kenneth Branagh musical version.  Then we’ll finish up with our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 31: Love’s Labor’s Lost Intro

This week’s podcast is the launch of our month-long discussion of Love’s Labor’s Lost, including some introductory remarks, a plot synopsis of most of the play, and we’ll do our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
18:51 — Text should be “over Katherine” instead of “over Maria”
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Podcast 30: Richard the Third Wrap-Up

This week’s podcast is a conclusion of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including some non-DVD reviews (including a discussion of the You-Tube’d presentation of the English Shakespeare Company production of 1990, as well as two books by actors who’ve performed the role, and one book of note for Richard fans), a production concept, and possible casts.  We’ll have some final opinions on the play, and we’ll do our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 29: Richard the Third DVD Reviews

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including DVD reviews of the BBC Collected Works and An Age of Kings productions, as well as both the Olivier and McKellen film versions.  Also discussed is the Pacino documentary, Looking for Richard, plus a recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 28: Richard the Third Plot Synopsis, Part Two

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including a plot synopsis of the second half of the play, and a recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
15:05 — Text should be “George Duke of Clarence” instead of “Richard Duke of Clarence”
17:12 — Text should be “end of the battle” instead of “end of the play”
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Podcast 27: Richard the Third Plot Synopsis, Part One

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including a plot synopsis of the first half of the play, and a recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 26: Richard the Third Preview

This week’s podcast includes a preview of our month-long discussion of Richard the Third, including a sampling of different versions of the opening soliloquy (including Olivier, “An Age of Kings,” BBC Collected Works, English Shakespeare Company, McKellen, Branagh, and Royal Shakespeare Company), a review of the film Me and Orson Welles, and a recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 25: The Third Part of Henry the Sixth Wrap-Up and Overview

This week’s podcast includes a wrap up of our month-long discussion of The Third Part of Henry the Sixth, including an overview of the play, a discussion of possible casting, a production concept, and a recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
1:26 — Text should be “last month’s” instead of “last year’s”
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Podcast 24: The Third Part of Henry the Sixth DVD Reviews

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our discussion of The Third Part of Henry the Sixth, including DVD reviews of two different productions; plus, our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
6:48 — Text should be “physicality is subtle” instead of “physicality is sudden”
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Podcast 23: The Third Part of Henry the Sixth Plot Synopsis, Part Two

This week’s podcast includes a continuation to our discussion of The Third Part of Henry the Sixth, including a plot overview of the second half of the play
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Podcast 22: The Third Part of Henry the Sixth Introduction

This week’s podcast includes a introduction to our discussion of The Third Part of Henry the Sixth, including a plot overview of the first half of the play

Errata:
16:30 — Text should be

"Her husband was killed fighting with the Lancastrian forces in the second Battle of Saint Albans.  What should be a simple matter of civil governance, we see ..."

instead of

"As her husband was killed fighting against the Lancastrian forces in the second Battle of Saint Albans, this should be a mere technicality.  But what should be a simple matter of civil governance, we see ..."

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Podcast 21: The Second Part of Henry the Sixth Wrap-Up

This week’s podcast includes a conclusion to our discussion of The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, including some castings, an overview and a critique, as well as a stage review of the California Lutheran University’s production of Pericles; plus, our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 20: The Second Part of Henry the Sixth DVD Reviews

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our discussion of The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, including DVD reviews of two different productions, as well as a stage review of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theater touring production of Love’s Labor’s Lost; plus, our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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