Author Archives: Greg Swann

Oxford’s Torment: The Latest Chapter in the Shakespeare Mystery.

If the rose were a pose, how sweet would that smell?The enduring mystery of William Shakespeare, poet and playwright, has become a little less mysterious. It may be that we can never fully plumb the genius of our ever-living Bard, … Continue reading

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Can’t get your baby what she wants for #ValentinesDay? Give her #poetry instead.

This is what she really wants. This is masculine leadership, and this is evangelizing egoism, both because this is egoism in action.

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Mahna Mahna and the narrative power of mothertongue.

This is brilliant farce every way I look at it, a clinic on comic film-making. It uses almost no words to tell you the same joke again and again and makes you laugh every time.

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Start the day dancing: No Myth by Michael Penn.

What if I were Romeo in black jeans…?

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When I start a band, I’m going to call it…

Taster’s Choice.

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Start the day dancing: Thunder Road by Melissa Etheridge with Bruce Springsteen

We’re ridin’ out tonight to case the promised land…

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Start the day dancing: Searching For A Heart by Warren Zevon.

You can’t start it like a car, you can’t stop it with a gun…

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