Thanks to the internet's lax rulings on when someone has spent way too much time on a kind-of-amusing idea, nerdy shit that would have gotten you endlessly mocked in high school can now make you famous, for at least a blog cycle. Latest evidence of that: Bard Fiction, an abridged version of Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction performed as filtered through Shakespeare. There is also a trailer for the same group's pitch for producing an Aliens play by way of The Tempest. Finally, something drama geeks, film geeks, and English geeks can all nerdily agree upon. Besides the fact that jocks are mean.
(via reddit, where the creators have since answered some questions about the production and future performances)
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