Anywho, this asinine tip comes from Fark:
To mark his 400th Birthday, a group of prize-winning writers including the author of "a Handmaid's Tale", are going to re-write some of Shakespeare's most famous works-because apparently somebody, somewhere thought THAT would be a good idea
Two Booker Winners to Rewrite Shakespeare Plays
Man Booker Prize winners Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobsen, have bravely committed themselves to writing contemporary versions of Shakespeare's plays, in honor of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. Jacobsen will rework The Merchant of Venice and Atwood will take on The Taming of the Shrew as part of project put together by Penguin Random House's Hogarth imprint.
Two Booker Winners to Rewrite Shakespeare Plays - Arit John - The Atlantic Wire