"[Thou] leathern-jerkin, crystal-button, knot-pated, agatering, puke-stocking, caddis-garter, smooth-tongue, Spanish pouch!"
More fun with the bard! “Biting your thumb today may not seem like a big deal.” A primer on Shakespearean insults via Brainpickings.
"The founder and artistic director of the company, Ross Williams, told me that in large part, it means exploring “how we can get Shakespeare to work for a new generation, for new audiences.” And they’re serious about changing up the setting where necessary: their projects include a Shakespearean pub crawl, where at each location, a scene breaks out. They call it … Shakesbeer. (C’mon. Wouldn’t you?)"
YES I definitely would, that is amazing. Back their Kickstarter, they’re really close with 31 hours to go! Haven’t you always wanted to Kickstart Shakespeare?
Teeny tiny Shakespeares! Hamlet, Henry V, Midsummer’s & Caeser. Steal at $10 for the tiny set. (via Instagram)
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