Anyone who thinks Shakespeare is boring apparently missed the greatest stage direction ever written:
I want that to be the final line of my biography.
let’s not forget about this gem from macbeth
I was at a backstage tour at the RSC theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon once and someone had actually painted “What? You egg!” on the side of a ladder there. For no apparent reason. Other than that it is a gem from Macbeth.
I also saw a production of Winter’s Tale last year where they dealt with the “Exit, pursued by a bear” thing by having the actor who’d been playing the little kid, Mamillius, turn up - who they’d already been doing sort of spooky supernatural things with - appearing before Antigonus, pulling out the teddy bear and toy soldier he’d been playing with earlier, and attacking the doll with the bear. It was hilarious for about 0.5 seconds and then it was intensely creepy. I liked it.
FUCK YOU MOFFAT
YOU AND YOUR EGO HAVE GONE TOO FAR
Oh please no.
I have a serious problem with this. I have too many applicable gifs of despair/anger/bemusement/etc in my folder and simply cannot pick between them.
Oh, and the fact that Moffat needs to be eternally banished to the writing staff of some atrocious daytime soap opera where he can’t fuck up anything anyone actually cares about. I have that problem, too.
I’m sure it says a lot about recent Who that I’m actually thinking this might be true, whereas before I’d have dismissed it as obvious rubbish. If it is true, I will be using many more gifs from the folder, I’m sure. In the meantime: