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An Abundance Of Beasts

An Abundance Of Beasts is an endless medieval bestiary generator, creating new creatures every time you look. [more inside]
posted by dng on Aug 26, 2023 - 5 comments

Living Shakespeare

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, the collaborative Living Shakespeare project presents essays on Shakespeare's works by prominent global figures, accompanied by short films featuring the writers co-produced by BBC World TV. [more inside]
posted by Sonny Jim on Jun 22, 2017 - 0 comments

Shakespearean Insult Bot

@BardVs45 uses the 1990s era Shakespearean insult generator to respond to tweets from Trump. [more inside]
posted by polymath on Mar 9, 2017 - 1 comment

Shakespeare Syndrome

I wrote a story for The Message about what's claimed to be a previously undiscovered portrait of Shakespeare (spoiler alert: it isn't) and the obsession with filling the gaps in our knowledge about the Bard.
posted by Horace Rumpole on May 26, 2015 - 0 comments

Two Mistakes: A Non-Musical Musical

My narrative poem, Two Mistakes took second place prize in the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Competition. It is a reworking of Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors set in the early and mid-19th century in Kentucky (slave) and Indiana (free) states. The above link goes to blog post describing the work. The work itself can be found here. [more inside]
posted by dances_with_sneetches on Apr 16, 2015 - 0 comments

Ten Thousand Sonnets

Using Python 2.7 and the Natural Language Toolkit, I created a program called Sonnetizer that generates 14-line rhyming sonnets in (mostly) iambic pentameter from any text corpus. Using Sonnetizer, I generated 10,000 unique sonnets from the sonnets of William Shakespeare, and compiled them into a PDF.
posted by TheMadStork on Jun 5, 2014 - 3 comments

Directing Hamlet -- a pre-production and production blog

My NYC-based theatre company will be producing Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in April, and I've decided to post my notes about the process online. If you'd like to read from the beginning, start here. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Feb 3, 2013 - 0 comments

Johnny Winter v Jonah Hex

details a courtroom shoot-out I wrote about for Mojo in October 2003. It’s one of 17 old articles (all PDFs) which I’ve just posted on PlanetSlade.com. There you’ll find my pieces on Troma’s Best Trashy Videos (from Time Out), Quentin Crisp’s New York (The Independent) and Cerebus the Aardvark (The Idler). You’ll also discover how to Write a Cheque on a Cow (Inside Money), learn why you should Clean the Wallpaper with Stale Bread (Sunday Telegraph) and see how a trip to Colorado let me complete My Global Shakespeare Quest (Shakespeare Scene). Start with the menu.
posted by Paul Slade on Aug 15, 2010 - 1 comment

Kill Will

Murder. Revenge. Suicide. Cannibalism. The new Tarantino movie? No, it's Shakespeare! A riotous romp through the canon that asks, "How many characters can you kill in one hour?" Coming soon to the Minnesota Fringe Festival! [more inside]
posted by starvingartist on Jul 21, 2010 - 3 comments

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