tragedy comedy history buggery

Gemma. 26. UK. Professional science nerd, amateur history nerd, slightly goth.

I like terrible puns, ugly clothes, historical dickheads, and downer endings.

Sometimes I write silly fics and AU ideas about dead people. Feel free to join in.

I also run fuckyeahcharlesthesecond. No regrets, just Charlie.

Had Marlowe not existed, Shakespeare would no doubt have written plays, but those plays would have been decisively different. As it is, he gives the impression that he made the key move in his career- the decision not to make his living as an actor alone but to try also to write for the stage on which he performed- under Marlowe’s influence.

no

and then it talks about them both having access to a lot of books via completely different sources (Kit from uni, Will from a Stratford friend working as a printer) and now I’m just wondering if they borrowed books from each other

what a pair of nerds

benjamin-strider:

perchu:

boys with collarbones (✿◠‿◠)

boys with clavicles (◕‿◕✿)

boys with spines (。♥‿♥。)

boys with patellas (≧◡≦)

boys with phalanges (◑‿◐)

boys with thoracic vertebrae (✿ ♥‿♥)

 

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hello ladies

(via pulp-fact)

"Sir Philip Sidney had a shoving match with the Earl of Oxford"

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what

First record of Richard Burbage:

aged 16, running out into the street, and hitting a debt collector in the face with a broomstick

what is even the matter with these people

columbiaphoenix:

counting-teacups:

ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

writing adult emails is awful

its like

hi [name of person], 

this formatting is making me uncomfortable but I have to tell you something / ask you something that is vital to my career as a student. 

I re-read and edited that sentence for an hour, but you’ll probably just glance over it for half a second.

thanks! 

- [name]

k

-professor

(Source: countingteacups, via had-just-ten-hours-training)

justinripley:


“I am Iron Man. The suit and I are one. To turn over the Iron Man suit would be to turn over myself, which is tantamount to indentured servitude or prostitution, depending on what state you’re in. You can’t have it.”

Pedro Pascal as Tony Stark

justinripley:

I am Iron Man. The suit and I are one. To turn over the Iron Man suit would be to turn over myself, which is tantamount to indentured servitude or prostitution, depending on what state you’re in. You can’t have it.”

Pedro Pascal as Tony Stark

(via theatomicboom)

the-study-of-wumbo:

stereolights:

It’s like his snoring got so bad that his wife left him and now he’s just forever alone with his extra-strength Breathe Right strips

maybe the strips were so effective that he inhaled his wife

the-study-of-wumbo:

stereolights:

It’s like his snoring got so bad that his wife left him and now he’s just forever alone with his extra-strength Breathe Right strips

maybe the strips were so effective that he inhaled his wife

(via had-just-ten-hours-training)

y2kid:

i will do a lot of things but admitting im cold to my mum who told me to bring a jacket isn’t one of them

(via had-just-ten-hours-training)