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dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Aug.17.2013
“Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace till the last syllable of recorded time. And all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out brief candle! Life is but a shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more...
katherine-gregor's picture
Jul.28.2013
Focussing my thoughts is proving impossible, this weekend.  Like trying to corral cats.  They dart across the room, bounce off the walls, whizz past me before I can catch them, hover before my eyes, teasing, then spiral upwards at vertiginous speed.  They nose-dive buzzing into my...
pat-perrin's picture
Feb.06.2013
It’s a story perfectly suited for a blog entitled “Story.” I mean the recent unearthing of the bones of King Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester—a discovery so fresh that the bones are still cold, so to speak. The find has me thinking about another king, a currently reigning queen, and...
luke-james's picture
Jun.21.2012
I’m currently wearing a tree costume from Mel Gibson’s Macbeth, this is my disguise as edge my way towards the gates of the East Works of The Factory of The Soccer Gods. This is where the gods assemble the great players of the beautiful game, the superstars, the prodigies, and enigmas, as well as...
andy-ross's picture
Feb.13.2010
In a previous blog entry, I took on the challenge of deconstructing publisher rejection letters. I received a considerable number of positive comments from readers. Most of them were French intellectuals writing post-modern literary theory. One expressed his admiration by sending me a carton of...
michelle-ephraim's picture
Feb.03.2010
WILL MACBETH BE  A GOOD VIDEO GAME?  Dagger Hero? Grand Theft Scotto? Yesterday Eurogamer reported that high-power studio Visceral Games ("Dante's Inferno") might give Macbeth a whirl (http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/dantes-dev-to-follow-up-with-macbeth). It was only two months ago...
michelle-ephraim's picture
Jan.27.2010
HAIL ANDY MURRAY, KING OF GROUNDSTROKES! By King Macbeth, Special Correspondent for the Dunsinane Times Scottish fans are on the edge of their seats at this year’s Australian Open. Why? Because our own Andy Murray is The Man! I had the pleasure of watching him un-man the so-called manly Rafael...
michelle-ephraim's picture
Dec.30.2009
 Lady Macbeth lives in Scotland and is a contributing editor to the "Ask the Experts" column at Everyday Shakespeare (http://www.everydayshakespeare.com) This being the time of New Year’s resolutions, author Gretchen Rubin has solicited my own thoughts on the elusive subject of Happiness...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Oct.31.2009
The Story Witch stirs the cauldron. A friend called asking me if I were giving my “Tap Memoir & Write Memoir” workshop at Book Passage on November 1st because it was All Saints Day. Well, no. That timing had never occurred to me, but it’s an interesting tie, and it provoked a good chuckle...
matthew-biberman's picture
Nov.09.2008
The astrologer Simon Forman went to the Globe on Saturday April 10th, 1611 and later wrote about it in his diary.  Although it is tempting to paste in the entire account, I am going to drop it in in snippets in order to highlight my thoughts about its implications. Forman begins: “ther was to be...