Carson and Jeff from Bardcast, the Shakespeare podcast, join me to discuss the life and works of William Shakespeare. This is a fun conversation where we discuss why we love Shakespeare, and attempt to answer questions like “Is Shakespeare still relevant today?” and “Was Shakespeare a racist?” In addition, we spend some time talking about the glorious rock star life style us podcasters get to enjoy, and close it out with a short list of Carson’s favorite Shakespeare themed films and plays.
Find more from Carson and Jeff here: http://bardcast.blogspot.com/
We spend more time discussing King Lear than any of Shakespeare’s other plays, simply because it was the play I’d read most recently and had closest to the forefront of my mind. :) I should mention there are spoilers for King Lear in this podcast.
Here is the lecture on King Lear mentioned during the show:
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