Sunday, September 5, 2010

Shakespeare goes viral

In a series of youtube videos created by The Second City Network, the female leads of Sheakespearean tragedies have their deaths prevented by a character known as Sassy Gay Friend.
In a "what if" moment before each woman takes her own life/accepts death, Sassy Gay Friend quickly intervenes and convinces each one to live rather than die.
It's a very interesting and modern twist that brings Shakespeare to youtube.

Watch as Sassy Gay Friend saves the lives of Juliet, Ophelia, and Desdemona.

Warning: The videos, though quite amusing overall, are a bit explicit language-wise and can at points become slightly offensive with their stereotypical portrayal of gay men.

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