A Very Quch Christmas*

From the Wall Street Journal comes the story of a Klingon reinterpretation of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol. The arc of "A Klingon Christmas Carol" follows the familiar Dickens script: An old miser is visited on a hallowed night by three ghosts who shepherd him through a voyage of self-discovery. The narrative has been rejiggered to match the Klingon world view.For starters, since there is neither a messiah nor a celebration of his birth on the Klingon planet of Kronos, the action is … [Read more...]

What I’m doing after exams:

I'm wearing some tight, tight jeans and tonight we're delving into some serious, serious shit. I'm Andrew Jackson, and I'm your president.  Those are the opening lines of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, an irreverent, nerdy, emo-rock musical.  Come 8pm tonight, I'll be done with my final paper for the semester and I'll be sitting in the orchestra section with my boyfriend for the evening show.  That means I will continue to not exist today, but I'll probably resume existing  sometime to … [Read more...]


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