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Shakespeare in passing in The Avengers

28 September 2017

The Avengers. Dir. Joss Whedon. Perf. Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and Chris Hemsworth. 2012. Blu-Ray.  Walt Disney Video, 2012.Sometimes, it's...

Book Note: Too Too Solid Flesh

4 September 2017

O'Donohoe, Nick. Too Too Solid Flesh. Seattle, Wizards of the Coast, 1989. This is another of the books that I tackled so that you can run far away from it into the end zone.I kept...

Book Note: Something Wicked

29 August 2017

Hart, Carolyn G. Something Wicked. New York: Bantam, 1988. And sometimes I just read them so you don't have to.I don't remember quite how I found out about this book, but I requested...

Book Note: The Labrador Pact

11 August 2017

Haig, Matt. The Labrador Pact. New York: Viking, 2004.Matt Haig's The Dead Father's Club (for which, q.v.) revisited Shakespeare's Hamlet, and I enjoyed it quite a lot. When my...