#William Shakespeare

20 Shakespeare Puns: The Good, the Bad, and the Awful

By the pricking of my thumbs, some Shakespeare puns this way come.

4 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Shakespeare

Want to experience the bard(s) as they were meant to be enjoyed without being pelted in the head with rotten vegetables by the haters? We got you.

4 Italian Travel Locations Perfect for Shakespeare Fans

Pack your bags, world travelers! Let your imagination run wild as you wander the places that William Shakespeare chose for his plays.

12 Shakespeare Pins for Literary Thespians

Add a little Billy Shakespeare to your fall wardrobe.

15 of the Best Shakespeare Tattoos

Looking for a tattoo from Shakespeare? From As You Like It to The Winter's Tale, here are 15 of the best Shakespeare tattoos inspired by the Bard's sonnets, quotes, and plays.

Reading Shakespeare is Absurd, But Still Amazing

Want to read all of Shakespeare's plays? It's a lofty mountain to climb, and an absurd one.

Shakespeare Adaptations We’d Love to See

Shakespeare's plays are always ripe for reimagining. But what writers could do it best? Rioters share their picks.

William Shakespeare’s MACBETH #ShookOnesChallenge Lyrics

What if William Shakespeare entered Mobb Deep's #ShookOnesChallenge, working a monologue by (temporary) King of Scotland Macbeth to their nasty beats?

AS IF!: Literary References in Clueless

It's not just an adaptation of Emma! Clueless is packed with literary references.

10 Books to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday

This weekend marked the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, and though his exact birthdate is unknown, it has traditionally ...

How To Host a Shakespeare Reading Party

A few times a year, my delightful friend Megan hosts Shakespeare reading parties in her backyard. She took up the ...

William Shakespeare and the Jews

If you ask me, the William Shakespeare character that stands out the most is Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in The ...

March Book Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

Our Favorite Biographies of Dead Writers

Book Riot was recently asked to recommend some awesome biographies of dead writers, and boy were we all over that. ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In November

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...