FROM Erik Didrikson
Pop Sonnets Love the song “Call Me Maybe?” Adele’s “Hello?” Well, imagine if those tunes were reworked as Shakespearean sonnets. There are rules: the sonnets have to be 14 lines long and have ten syllables per line. Find out how “this sick beat” from Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” is translated into Shakespearean glory.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.