[Northkeep] Shakespeare for driving

Miriam Cook zahavabathannah at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 20 08:52:49 PDT 2002

Had exactly the same idea I had.. I am currently
looking for .mp3's of Shakespear to burn onto cd. Does
anyone know of a good link?


--- Carl Chipman <cchipman at nomadics.com> wrote:
> Hmm, Shakespeare in Book on Tape form... cool... we
> are running out of
> Road Trip stuff (having heard almost EVERY book in
> the Dragon Riders of
> Pern Series)...
> Jean Paul
> Carl Chipman
> Nomadics, Inc.
> cchipman at nomadics.com
> http://www.nomadics.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: northkeep-admin at ansteorra.org
> [mailto:northkeep-admin at ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of
> lra at olp.net
> Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 10:11 PM
> To: northkeep at ansteorra.org
> Subject: [Northkeep] smiling.....
> > understandably for millenia without them.  Now
> they are all to
> > frequently a crutch to cover up lazy writing, or
> passive agressive
> > attack ("I didn't mean it as a -real- insult, I
> was joking, seen the
> > "smiley"?"  when some of the most viscious attacks
> I've ever seen were
> > spoken by someone who was smiling).  Here, I tend
> to try to use them
> as
> > a social lubricant only.
> I'm just going to add a couple of points that hit my
> interest.
> 1. As to the part about lazy writing, I must agree,
> and it is one of my
> pet
> peeves. However, it is not limited to the Internet.
> Unfortunately, I
> have
> read a great deal of it in magazines, newspapers and
> books. For me, it's
> really really tough: as a professional
> writer/editor, I have a hard time
> not getting out my little red pen and just going to
> town like any
> compulsive editor does. Now I know very few of you
> care one hoot about
> that. But you see the real problem is that getting
> out my little red pen
> for e-mail really makes a mess out of my computer
> screen. {grin}
> 2. As for smiling viciousness..... I submit to you
> the following written
> several hundred years ago by someone's work I
> greatly admire: O villain,
> villain, smiling, damned villain!
> 3.  Okay, now that we are on the topic of
> Shakespeare (Yes all of you
> Bard-
> ophiles, that was from Hamlet), a very period
> topic...... when was the
> last
> time you read Shakespeare? Personally I encourage
> it: -- really good
> stuff,
> great turn of phrase, clever puns, wonderful way
> with words, jokes,
> fights,
> the rise and downfall of kings, the villains usually
> get punished and
> the
> good guys usually win. For those of you who are
> interested but do not
> have
> your own copies of Shakespeare, the complete works
> of Shakespeare are
> online and free to look at. There are also
> recordings of real live
> actors
> (quite famous and good ones, too) performing the
> plays. Very nice for a
> lazy afternoon or a car trip or for some just plain
> old entertainment
> and
> enjoyment. I'm all for that stuff, the enjoyment
> part.
> 4. For those of you who have gotten this far in my
> rambling novelette, I
> congratulate you. And you may be asking the point of
> my odd little note.
> Maybe it's just to express my opinion. Maybe I just
> haven't posted for a
> while and I thought all of you should see that I can
> do more than just
> ask
> questions, although I am quite good at that. Perhaps
> I thought I would
> interject some humor into our conversation. Maybe I
> am just encouraging
> people to read more. Or could it be that I've run
> out of ink in my
> little
> red pen and felt I should do something constructive?
> Then again, maybe
> I'm
> just trying to change the subject. Of course it
> could be (G) All of the
> Above. You decide.... it's okay to talk amongst
> yourselves.... it's not
> a
> test. Well, there you have it.
> Lynn the Inquisitive
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