Archive | September 6, 2019

Middelboe Chronicles, Part 58: Romeo and Juliet

Stat rosa pristina nomine; nomina nuda tenemus.

From The Taming of the Shrew to a very different Shakespearean romance: Romeo and Juliet (“Shakespeare: The Animated Tales,” 1992):

(They’re nice enough, but they’re still no Beatrice and Benedick.)

And here’s a song (lyrics not by Shakespeare) from the 1968 movie version:

SciFi SongFest, Songs 153-154

Two post-apocalyptic dream songs:

153. Bob Dylan, “Talkin’ World War III Blues” (1963):

154. The Decemberists, “Calamity Song” (2011):

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