Five Shakespearean Characters Who Ought to Be on Once Upon a Time

I have a lot of TV shows that I like, but there are only a few that I will really make an honest effort to watch, not matter what, and one of them is Once Upon a Time. Even though there are some very cheesy moments in it that would taste good with a box of wine, it’s a decent show. And there are some wonderfully complex characters on there that allow for some major angsty moments. But lately some of the characters are just a little, well, stagnant. I say when in doubt, bring in Shakespeare. The Bard’s plays are just as much a part of our collective consciousness as the tales used in OUATbut some of the characters are just dying to be added. So here are five who I think would have a shot. Read More Five Shakespearean Characters Who Ought to Be on Once Upon a Time

Middlemarch Voting Round 2, Day 3

Tonight we’ll decide the final four ladies who are moving on to the Sweet Sixteen, and it looks like it’s going to be another tough vote.  Last night, we again beat our top number of voters, so I’m tickled that there are more and more of you coming out to support your favorite fictional ladies. Read More Middlemarch Voting Round 2, Day 3

Comments of the Week

We’re almost done for the week, the weekend open thread is on its way in about half an hour.  In the meantime, I’ve gathered up my favorite Persephone comments to highlight in our first ever comments of the week.  It was much harder than I thought to pore over everything everyone said last week, but I found some great stuff! Read More Comments of the Week

Middlemarch Madness Voting Day 7: Twos v. Fifteens

I’m beginning to see links back to Middlemarch all over the web, and it makes me geeky little heart grow three sizes.  Bookish, clever women for the win!  We’re back to vote in the second to last round of the preliminaries, tonight it’s the two seats v. the fifteen seats.  Last night’s results are also in, and there was another upset!  Hold tight, and click on. Read More Middlemarch Madness Voting Day 7: Twos v. Fifteens