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  • Supreme Court's Shakespearian trial

     
    by Mark Silva So there was Samuel Alito, an appointee of George W. Bush on the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging the legality of a leader who invaded a sovereign nation killing his prisoners. Except, if it was Iraq and "the...
  • It's the Ides of March; watch your back

     
    It’s the Ides of March. In ancient Rome, the “Ides” (or “Idus” in Latin) was the term used for the middle of the month. It applied to the 15th of March, May, July and October, and the 13th of the...

    Review: 'The DUFF'

    Review: 'The DUFF'
    "The DUFF" stands for "Designated Ugly Fat Friend." From that cruel acronym, we now have a movie designed to appeal to fans of the source material. Kody Keplinger wrote the book when she was 17 and a merry slave to high school clique cliches. But her...

    The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?

    The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?
    Writing in the Guardian newspaper recently, novelist and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche extolled the virtues of "centireading." You read that correctly. He has read a book a hundred times. Two books, actually, "Hamlet," as part of his graduate...

    REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    The National Theatre of Scotland — unusual in that it is a national theater without any physical theater of its own — has been in existence for only nine years. It has already been to simpatico Chicago, by my reckoning, five times. Perchance...