Tag Archives: Shakespeare’s Birthday

Episode 437. Back Room Shakespeare

Chicago actor and now author Samuel Taylor chronicles the origins of the Back Room Shakespeare Project in his new book My Life With The Shakespeare Cult. Part cri de coeur, part call to arms, Sam’s book is a brief and … Continue reading

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Episode 345. To Kill Shakespeare

We sat down recently with Conor McCreery, the co-creator of the amazing graphic novel Kill Shakespeare, who talks about how a love of both comics and Shakespeare led him and his collaborators to create this highly praised and popular artistic/literary … Continue reading

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Episode 337. Professor Peter Holland

Professor Peter Holland, the highly distinguished McNeel Family Professor of Shakespeare at Notre Dame University and the former director of the Shakespeare Institute at Stratford-upon-Avon, talks about the good, the Bard, and the silly. Featuring outrageous assumptions about Shakespeare professors; the only … Continue reading

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Episode 333. My Willy Matters

Happy Death-And-Day-We’ve-All-Agreed-To-Accept-As-Your-Birthday, Willy! In honor of William Shakespeare turning the big 4-4-9, we gather a mighty quorum, fully eleven-thirds of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, to discuss the Bard’s lasting influence, his greatest interpreters, and amazing bowling prowess. Featuring shout-outs to great … Continue reading

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Episode 154. The Shakespeare App

Ron Severdia is the creator of the Shakespeare App, the free iPhone application that puts the complete works of William Shakespeare at your fingertips in a fun format complete with searchable database. Ron chats about the app’s origins and its … Continue reading

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