Short and Sweet

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Shakespeare’s Polonius claims that brevi­ty is the soul of wit. Yet he’d have chat­tered on and on if Hamlet did not half-acci­den­tal­ly stab him to death.

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Breaking the Law

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When I was in London last sum­mer, Corinne and I went to see Jude Law play Hamlet at Wyndham’s Theater on Charing Cross Road. Even though the shows were booked sol­id until the end of the play’s four-month run, we saun­tered in like we owned the place and grabbed the last two tick­ets five min­utes before the mati­nee show began.

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