Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis

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The Bard, The Professionals, The Gothic, Lovecraft, & Tori Amos

Happy 450th birthday to the Bard himself, William Shakespeare!

William Shakespeare - Text Portrait

And in other news...

* Would you like to see Adagio Teas offer fandom tea blends for Bodie, Doyle, and Cowley of The Professionals? If so, please vote for The Professionals here.

* Do you want to see H.P. Lovecraft's Dream Cycle adapted into a dark fantasy film? Check out this Indiegogo campaign (with three enticing teaser trailers) for The Dreamlands.

* This year, May 13 will be one of my favorite holidays: New Tori Amos Album Day! Very exciting.

* All 36 hours of interactive lecture from my Spring 2014 class for the Mythgard Institute, "The Gothic Tradition," are now available for download here as a "course pack."

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.

- Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Tags: fandom, gothic, lovecraft, music, teaching, the professionals

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