Posts about “theater”

#FridayFive: Shakespeare

#FridayFive: Shakespeare

In which I list my favorite plays by the bard

In Order Categorical

In Order Categorical

I am the very model of a modern major-general.

A Paradox

For some ridiculous reason, to which, however, I’ve no desire to be disloyal, Some person in authority, I don’t know who, very likely the Astronomer Royal, Has decided that, although for such a beastly month as February, twenty-eight days as a rule are plenty, One year in every four his days shall be reckoned as

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

This is a review of a play I had to see for Acting I. I wrote it on February 7, 1995…

Ides of March

Happy Ides of March! In honor of his death, 2045 years ago today: A link to the complete text of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.

media consumed in a weekend

Consumed this weekend: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Vagina Monologues Thirteen Days Traffic some chicken teriyaki some salmon

Stage Direction

dvg: [enters stage right]/dan.el.ope/‘s kind of been in a blogging frenzy lately. [stares off into space] Rather than steal all his links I simply point you to his hizouse and tell you to slurp up some lopey goodness. [points down stage] Now! [exit stage right, slowly and smirking the whole way]

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.