…Tell A Good Story

Happy Emmy Sunday!  A lot has changed in the world of television over the past few years, but one thing remains the same — our love of a good story. Tonight, we celebrate another season of great storytelling on the small screen. Yes, there will be winners and those who go home emptyhanded, but at…

…See What’s Happening

  “The Lion King” is a story and a film that elicits a strong response. From that jaw-dropping sunrise and goosebump-inducing first note to the final credits, the animated classic is seared into our collective memories. It is perfection and untouchable. Which is why what I’m about to write hurts a little. It’s not that…

…cheer thyself a little

On this day (or somewhere thereabouts) in 1564, the Bard of Avon was born (maybe…the dates are a bit fuzzy…but that’s beside the point). Yes, William Shakespeare would have been 454 today (and a medical marvel/vampire). If you ever doubt the old truism, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” you need…

…Set the Stage

Today is World Theatre Day, which provides the perfect excuse to gush about one of my favorite things. To paraphrase the Bard, all the world’s a stage, but the world on the stage is a lot more fun…and quite often, makes more sense.

…Play Many Parts

This sunny, spring Sunday we celebrate the 453rd birthday of the Bard. While the exact date of William Shakespeare’s entrance into the world is not known, the mark that he made on it is immeasurable. To say that William Shakespeare’s plays and other works have stood the test of time seems like a gross understatement….

…speaketh well

On this day when thou shouldst speaketh like Shakespeare. I’ll most ardently endeavor to try To keep dialogue flowery and pithy. But I may let iambic pentameter slide.