I had the wonderful opportunity a few years ago to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and grave in Stratford-Upon-Avon while abroad at Oxford, and boy, that was a really fun day. The museum and preservation of his estate was really amazing, and it was kind of surreal to be walking around the town — I even gotContinue reading “DID SHAKESPEARE REALLY WRITE ALL THOSE PLAYS?”


Ah, to be or not to be, that is the question. Shakespeare’s Hamlet is hand’s down one of the richest works of literature that explores the human psyche and condition. It’s GORGEOUS. It’s complex, introspective, thrilling and certainly some of Shakespeare’s best writing. Most importantly, it’s some of the most morally ambiguous, confusing, thought-provoking piecesContinue reading “HAMLET”

Why should I give a $#!% about Shakespeare?

The more I study him, the more of his work I read, the more I appreciate him and am in awe at the quality, genius and scope of his writing. There’s a lot of different reasons why you should care about (and read!) Shakespeare, or at least familiarize yourself with the scale and scope ofContinue reading “Why should I give a $#!% about Shakespeare?”