Cleolinda Jones (cleolinda) wrote,
Cleolinda Jones
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Elizabethan icons

So... you've probably seen this on metaquotes, because it was posted all over LJ and JF yesterday (and with good reason). But to recap, wankprophet wrote the most awesome bit about rabid Elizabethan fans:

Thou varlet, thou pig's snout whorehound of a playwright, thou hast no conception of how Iago's character shouldst be developed. Thou shouldst be hoist by thy own petard, thou retard. I envisioneth an Iago who is truly the hero of the perverse love quadrangle between Othello, Desdemona, Cassio and himself. My own fiction hath him doing teh_nasty with Othello as the vile Cassio rapeth that whore Desdemona. Doth thou not grasp that just because Burbage doth play a part that we liketh him not, only the character? ~ Yours, Ben "Benadryl" Jonson.

I careth not for Iago, but Shakespeare's Cassius hath a lean and hungry look. Doth he not know this turns us on, maketh us sploogeth in our pants? Why doth he persist in pretending that his villians are knaves and scoundrels? Why doth he bite his thumb at us? Well, I bite my merry widow at him! ~ Sir Honorus Persnickity

-- "Well I bite my merry widow at him!" Splorfle!!! OMG I loveth thee so much! ~ Kit Marlowe


There's more, but you see where I'm going with this. So we all started making icons. And I found a goldmine of Shakespeare in Love pictures...



More in my Photo Bucket folder, free for the taking...
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