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Mixed Magic’s Moby Dick: Then and Now

Herman Melville's epic and innovative novel Moby-Dick , the linchpin of 19th- and 20th-century American literature, is quite the ambitious model for imitation.
A whale of a metaphor
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 30, 2012

Mixed and mismatched

Oh those Elizabethans, those cutups, those bawdy scamps. If we had only William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors to go by, we'd wonder how the Brits ever built an empire between all the misidentifications and panicked confusions.
Errors are still comical in the bucket
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 21, 2009

The islander

It’s to the credit of the cast of The Tempest that many of the actors are so engaging that I didn’t even notice the city noises until the momentary silence of a scene change.
Mixed Magic’s Tempest
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  July 30, 2008

Word power

The Etymology of Bird is not about jazz legend Charlie Parker, but it certainly does soar and transport us.
PBRC’s Etymology of Bird soars
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 23, 2008