Tuesday, January 31, 2012

FoxTrot Presents . . . The Cliffs Cliffs Notes on Hamlet

Amend, Bill. FoxTrot. Exact details of publication uncertain. See the official FoxTrot website listed below.
All the talk about modernized versions of Shakespeare's plays and Cliffs Notes versions and Video Derivative versions of Cliffs Notes versions has reminded me of an important fact:






Peter and Paige discuss "Cliffs Cliffs Notes" (click on the image to enlarge it):

Links: Foxtrot's Official Site.

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