Archive | Shakespeare Miscellany

Random Shakespeare related links, media, or other tidbits I felt like sharing.

Hamlet – Regurgitated

No, my dog didn’t eat my Hamlet homework and cough it up again. Back in Blog Carnival #6, there was a link to a post by the title of Shakespeare Hated Hamlet. Some interesting stuff. The author recently emailed me with a follow up post and I’d like to share it with you. Enjoy Hamlet […]

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Sesame Street Shakespeare

I’ve posted a couple silly Shakespeare videos from kids shows before, but it’s time for some new ones! The Monster of Venice and The Taming of the Shoe. YouTube is wonderful! And so are the writers of these TV shows who try to keep it entertaining for the parents as well.

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Even Shakespeare Stephens on US Elections

Shephen Colbert and Stephen Greenblatt on the Colbert Report talk about paralells between the current Presidential candidates and Shakespearean characters. Colbert knows his Shakespeare! Video from Comedy Central’s Indecision 2008 Blog.

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Miss Piggy Can’t Speak Shakespeare

Who knew? It’s so much fun to see a kids show and be entertained by humor also geared towards educated adults. One of the great perks of being a Bard-a-holic is all the jokes and puns you will actually understand in daily life.

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Yakko, Prince of Denmark

Since a few of you seemed to like Animaniac’s take on Midsummer, I’ll share with you their excerpt of Hamlet. I really like Animaniacs. It’s one of those smart entertaining, yet educational show fun for kids as well as their parents. That show has songs that are responsible for many students being able to learn […]

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A ‘B’ Or Not a ‘B’?

That is the question. Patrick Stewart is the man. Sure he was on Star Trek, and was wonderful as Captain Picard… but he’s a superb Shakespearean actor, as you will see on this clip from Sesame Street. My hero!

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Green Eggs and Hamlet

I found this online and it made me smile. I ask to be, or not to be. That is the question, I ask of me. This sullied life, it makes me shudder. My uncle’s boffing dear, sweet mother. Would I, could I, take my life? Could I, should I, end this strife? Should I jump […]

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MacBeth, sponsored by Dove Soap

I just came across this link on Shakespeare Geek. Thanks! This was the funniest thing I heard all day! I love The Onion. Even more now for making a theatre joke. http://www.theonion.com/content/radio_news/detergent_sponsored_version

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Stick Figure Hamlet

I came across this link a while back, but I didn’t have a super popular blog that I could share it on. I still don’t have a super popular blog, but I have a blog nonetheless. That being said, check this out! StickFigureHamlet.com What more can I say? It’s a Hamlet comic with stick figures. […]

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