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Renaissance Faire: The Kotaku Review

Life doesn’t often let you know when your brain will flip. If you ever do receive such a heads-up, you’d be wise to heed it. I learned so while playing Renaissance Faire, a massively multiplayer real-world role-playing game that is only nominally about the Renaissance.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Is It ‘You and I’ or ‘You and Me’?

Sometimes, no matter how one pours their heart out, if you flub your grammar, that’s all someone is going to remember. This was the case when I wrote this post about how to decide when you’re done having children, in which I shared my own experiences as a mother of one child, a former foster […]

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Is It ‘You and I’ or ‘You and Me’?

Sometimes, no matter how one pours their heart out, if you flub your grammar, that’s all someone is going to remember. This was the case when I wrote this post about how to decide when you’re done having children, in which I shared my own experiences as a mother of one child, a former foster […]

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Is It ‘You and I’ or ‘You and Me’?

Sometimes, no matter how one pours their heart out, if you flub your grammar, that’s all someone is going to remember. This was the case when I wrote this post about how to decide when you’re done having children, in which I shared my own experiences as a mother of one child, a former foster […]

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8 Non-Combat Roleplaying Games for When You’re a Lover, Not a Fighter

It can be fun getting into a squabble with some goblins in a dungeon, or facing off against an army of Jem’Hadar. But what about those times you want to play a roleplaying game where violence is off the table? Here are some picks for those times when you’d prefer a little romance, mystery, or […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump and Pelosi’s Re-Enactment Of Richard III

In his latest book, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Stephen Greenblatt analyzes the Bard’s most power-hungry characters. The book never mentions Donald Trump by name, but it is easy to see the parallels between our president and the characters Greenblatt writes …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Incredible Boredom of Donald Trump

A very smart writer friend of mine suggested that I use my skills in dramaturgy to analyze the Trump presidency as an unfolding dramatic story. He argued that a weekly column analyzing events – “The Week in Trump-a-turgy,” perhaps – could make sense, from a writerly perspective, what was believable …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Delta Airlines Pulls Sponsorship of Shakespeare Play Over Right Wing Fury

Yesterday Delta Airlines pulled its sponsorship from New York’s Public Theater over their production of Julius Caesar which depicts Caesar as Trump. The first of this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park productions, Delta said that the production “does not reflect Delta Air Lines’ values. Their …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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This Trailer for the Present-Day Midsummer Night’s Dream Movie Includes a Man With a Literal Buttface

In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the character Bottom is given the head of an ass. Of course, that’s traditionally a pun and he’s usually shown with a donkey’s head. Not in this version. Nope. Fran Kranz’s Bottom has a actual ass for a face.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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