You know you’ve seen a film too many times when you start analyzing every eyebrow twitch and fold of fabric. So it is with me and Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo & Juliet. Continue reading

Allow me to step away from Romeo for a moment to share a video The Guardian uploaded last week of Damian Lewis just slaying Antony’s eulogy of Caesar. Continue reading

If we can learn just one lesson from Shakespeare, it’s that nothing solidifies a bromance more than witty wordplay. Continue reading

Drawn in by the hook of Taylor Swift’s “Love Story,” I went on a prowl of the red-lipped singer’s lyrics to find other Shakespearean bridges I could share with my students. Surprisingly, it was hard at times to separate the beauty from the bard. Don’t believe me? Okay, then, let’s play “William Shakespeare or Taylor Swift?” Continue reading