Drawings on a Train

British redcoat brigadier general person? I don't know what the uniforms of The Crown looked like in the mid 1800's. If I continue, I promise I'll make him historically accurate.

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Buddy Gaius

Shakespeare wrote for the common man in language that was effective and rhythmically irresistible.  It's a kind of poetry that appeals to the democratic audience.  At the same time, however, he portrays that audience as foolish, quick to change its mind, and fast to violence.  I think there's a Walt Whitman quote out there to this effect, or something like it.

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Great Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane Hill

I haven't read Macbeth in a while, but I did just watch Coriolanus.  I avoided Shakespeare's work after a less than positive experience in High School – which is sadly and surprisingly common.  But to hear the words spoken, even through screen media, it made me desirous of more.  I started Julius Caesar, and looked up guides to read and interpret the work.

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Paper Dragon

I erected a Dragon pasted post-it notes over the windows of a certain, specific building in the South Loop of Chicago.  It was up for only five days, but I got a surprising amount of responses, written in brief on colorful little cards.  Invited to take the notes with them, surprisingly few were taken.

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