Topic: The Tudors

The Editors Discuss: Anonymous & The Problem With Shakespeare’s Identity

The Editors Discuss: Anonymous & The Problem With Shakespeare's Identity

Do you guys know about Shakespeare? The Bard? Well, what you may not know is that he was a glovemaker’s son and therefore too stupid/poor to write the complete works supposedly attributed to him. You know who wasn’t too poor? The Earl of Oxford. He had enough eyeliner to write all the plays! Anyway, the people behind the movie Anonymous knew that what the American viewing public wanted was two solid ill-conceived hours of outrageous conjecture about Shakespeare’s real identity and they fucking gave it to us. Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff saw it so you don’t have to. More »