Category Archives: Other

My Favorite Shakespeare Infographs

You know what an infograph (or infographic) is, right? It’s a chart or other visual depiction of information that is intended to be consumed and understood quickly. There are all kinds, from maps to timelines and more. Some of my favorites, … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Otto M. Budig Theater, Cincinnati OH

My loving wife and family (the local ones, anyway) accompanied me yesterday to Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, the vibrant Washington Park (above), and the grand opening of the Otto M. Budig Theater, the brand new home of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. 

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Podcast: Earth Music

A brand new episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast is now live. This week, the words of Caliban from Shakespeare’s The Tempest (“Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises”) meet the words of Psalm 98:4-9 in the King James Version of … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shakespeare Plays

When people learn that I am a Shakespeare nut, I am often asked, “What’s your favorite play?” It’s not quite like choosing a favorite child, grandchild, or book. But it’s close.

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Reviewsday: First Impressions of Will

Okay, so I’ve watched only the first episode of the new television series, Will, airing on the cable channel TNT (the second episode is waiting for me on the DVR). So this is only a quick first impression. I expected … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Uses of Adversity

It is time for another episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast. This week’s installment, “The Uses of Adversity” is now live (you can also easily subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to ensure that you never miss an episode in the future). In this week’s … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

Here is your Happy Fourth of July greeting from Shakespeare, Hamilton, and The Bard and the Bible: Freedom, hey-day! hey-day, freedom! freedom, hey-day, freedom! (The Tempest II.2.184-185).

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