Posted by: Jeff | June 29, 2010

The Death of Shakespeare

Back in Shakespeare's day, Tweeting required poking a bird

Bill Easterly, on why Shakespearean drama has been made obsolete by technology:

  1. Juliet texts Romeo: Going 2 play dead, LOL!
  2. Huff Post unearths email incriminating Iago after 24/7 coverage of Desdemona-cheating-on-Othello rumors
  3. Hamlet gets treatment for depression, starts blog “Rotten in the State of Denmark”
  4. Brutus orchestrates Twitter campaign to overthrow Julius Caesar
  5. MacBeth double-checks Facebook page of Three Witches, comments: “no way I’m basing career decisions on somebody that twisted”

Really brilliant stuff.


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