From Really Old to Really Weird: 11 Jekyll & Hyde Adaptations

From Really Old to Really Weird: 11 Jekyll & Hyde Adaptations

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? Do you think I’d ever let you go? Do you think I’d ever set you free? ?   Apparently not, because “the sorry tale of Edward Hyde” is coming to theaters.   *Little girl squeals*   Not so fast, squealing little boy (and girls!). They aren’t simply filming the stage musical of Jekyll & Hyde, they are going to adapt it into a full fledged motion picture film (READ ALL ABOUT THE MAGIC HERE). In honor of that Godsend, we’re going to go through eleven of the oldest, strangest, and weirdest adaptions of the classic story!   11.Thomas Russell Sullivan and …

From Really Old to Really Weird: 11 Jekyll & Hyde Adaptations

From Really Old to Really Weird: 11 Jekyll & Hyde Adaptations

Book Culture

? Do you think I’d ever let you go? Do you think I’d ever set you free? ?   Apparently not, because “the sorry tale of Edward Hyde” is coming to theaters.   *Little girl squeals*   Not so fast, squealing little boy (and girls!). They aren’t simply filming the stage musical of Jekyll & Hyde, they are going to adapt it into a full fledged motion picture film (READ ALL ABOUT THE MAGIC HERE). In honor of that Godsend, we’re going to go through eleven of the oldest, strangest, and weirdest adaptions of the classic story!   11.Thomas Russell Sullivan and …

These Letters from Famous Authors are the Funniest Thing You’ll Read Today

These Letters from Famous Authors are the Funniest Thing You’ll Read Today

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Twitter account Letters of Note is one of the most entertaining out there. It posts amusing letters by notable people, many written long ago. At the moment, they are tweeting letters that address the theme of payment or requests for money.    One such marvelous example is a letter from Treasure Island author Robert Louis Stevenson, at the time only fifteen years old, to his father (addressed as ‘Respected Paternal Relative’), requesting a monetary reward for not getting sick that year. He signs off ‘your most affectionate and needy son.’ I love him.    But nobody beats Robert Louis Stevenson when it …