Column by Leah Dearborn July 8, 2022
Searching for a muse? Summer weather is the perfect excuse to test out a few literary cocktail recipes. Maybe they'll help you write, or maybe (probably) the alcohol and sun will put you to sleep.
Column by Christopher Shultz April 9, 2020
In honor of Shakespeare's birthday, let's discuss what the Bard's infamous play 'The Merchant Of Venice' says about his own religious viewpoints.
Column by Christopher Shultz September 3, 2019
Sad? Check. Tragic? Check. Romantic? Noooope.
Column by Meredith Borders April 23, 2018
On the Bard's bday, we've chosen our favorite Shakespeare movies set in modern times.
Column by Annie Neugebauer October 24, 2017
Looking for a screen-free way to celebrate the creepiest time of year? Reading poems aloud around a campfire is the most atmospheric way ever! Here are ten poems for suggested reading.
Column by Leah Dearborn September 6, 2016
You may love them, you may hate them, but these classic literature 101 titles aren't going anywhere any time soon.
Column by Leah Dearborn April 12, 2016
Is there a linguistic elegance to code? Is it only ever for issuing commands, or can it be for the enjoyment of the programmer?
Column by Leah Dearborn February 11, 2016
“Dangerous” depends on your point of view, but these characters generally fit the bill if you're a law-abiding human being with a sliver of common sense.
Column by Leah Dearborn December 2, 2015
"Macbeth" has a great deal of superstition surrounding its actual performances. How did the mythology of the “Scottish Curse” first develop, and how has it shaped the play's legacy?
Column by Leah Dearborn November 25, 2015
The holidays are a marvelous time to contemplate the futility of existence.
Column by Emily Rose Lathrop June 5, 2015
Literary parody accounts are on the rise on social media platforms. Are they good for more than just a chuckle?
Column by Brian McGackin May 23, 2014
How do I love sonnets? Let me count the — wait...
Column by Jessica Meddows October 29, 2013
One of history's oldest professions is also the most despised, yet so popular in historical literature and modern fiction. See if you agree with these ten lawyers rated the best-worst in fiction.
Column by Kimberly Turner July 15, 2013
From ten-month-long sleep sessions to extreme vanity and homicidal jealousy, these seven horrifying medical conditions show us just how tough some of literature's favorite characters had it.
News by Dean Fetzer July 2, 2013
Now you can find out how the immortal bard would have penned one of the greatest space operas to hit the silver screen in Ian Doescher’s new book, ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars’.
Column by Kimberly Turner June 7, 2013
These characters will dazzle you with wit and charm, then destroy you without remorse. Meet literature's ten most disturbing sociopaths...
News by Christopher Shultz April 1, 2013
We know the literary legends surrounding The Bard. Now researchers at a Wales University offer a glimpse of the man behind the myth.
News by Dean Fetzer March 11, 2013
Joss Whedon’s low-budget ‘noir comedy’ version of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is due to be released in June — the first trailer has just been released.
News by Dan Shewan November 1, 2012
Two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays go digital with the release of two new iPad apps.
Column by Jon Korn October 26, 2012
When better than this, the spookiest of all months, to examine 7 of the most memorable - and gruesome! - murders in literary history?
News by Rob Hart September 18, 2012
Not content to shoot the biggest movie of the year, Joss Whedon may have also shot the smallest--a "micro-studio" adaptation filmed in 12 days at his home in Santa Monica.