Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Protecting Pop’s Pilloried Plagiarists

It’s the sincerest form of flattery, and it’s not going away, but imitation as a means of creation does not enjoy the acceptance it once did. What once was homage is now plagiarism. Guest Weekling Charlie Clissitt goes to bat for practitioners of the age-old art of looking over the shoulders of giants. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Unrequited Love Stories Ever

The perfect Valentine: Lisa A. Phillips curates the 50 greatest (most heart-rending?) unrequited love stories ever. Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Sex (In Fiction)

Writing about sex is like engaging in sex: it’s hard. Except when it’s not hard enough. Continue reading

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The Surprising Legacy of Choose Your Own Adventure Books

How Choose Your Own Adventure books have shaped current culture. Patrick Wensink uncovers multiple endings. Continue reading

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The Sun Always Shines on TV

In which Alex Clark ponders the problems of planning your couch-life Continue reading

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