Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived
Darlings are a four-piece band from New York. The current climate of popular music criticism demands that influences be compactly delineated and musical kinfolk named, and Darlings are no strangers to this treatment: their music has drawn comparisons to Teenage Fanclub and My Bloody Valentine; their
Alexander Pope now seems, like John Donne, one of the more modern – that is to say, imprecisely: human – of 18th-century poets: his writings are inflected with the stuff of his life, his preoccupations and surroundings, physical and intellectual; his life as he lived and considered it is evident
A graduate of the film programme at Toronto's Ryerson University (where he studied with avant garde filmmaker R. Bruce Elder, among others,) Bruce McDonald is a fan favourite in the world of independent Canadian film. His career actually began in high school, including one film that made $100 at a sc