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“Once you discover Shakespeare, he can be right at the center of your imagination,” said Ian McKellen. “Long may he continue to do just that.”
04 Apr 2016
As the creator of iambic fictions, Shakespeare is the ultimate meme. His name stirs a cascade of associations, memories and feelings in all who are touched by his work.
20 May 2014
Can ideology be passed on without being radically altered? In Damaged #2 creators Michael and John Schwarz along with writer David Lapham and artist Leonardo Manco explore this question that is at once artistic, relevant to the digital economy and core American values. Explore more of the story in the free-to-download preview attached to this story.
01 Sep 2011
Hamlet would have fit right in with the Skins kids; in particular, he would have found a friend in Effy, from Generation 2. Both question the nature of their worlds, both grow melancholic.
02 May 2011
Bryson's unassuming and enjoyable survey is a useful introduction that students and playgoers will find handy.
28 Nov 2007
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