Strange Bedfellows – Shakespeare and Star Wars?

As both a Shakespeare AND a Star Wars Geek, I could not let the day go by without mentioning Ian Doescher’s hilarious mashups of the two genres. His William Shakespeare’s Star Wars series now include the following titles:

Shakespeare purists (and linguists) may cringe, and I admit that the humor can wear a little thin after the first couple of books, but it’s fun to view the Star Wars epic through a more “classical” – albeit deeply silly – lens.  The original trilogy is now available as a Royal Imperial Box Set – complete with poster. (Click the photo below to order it on

If you don’t want to pop for the boxed set – start with the first book:William Shakespeare’s Star Wars (Verily, A New Hope).

May the Fourth Be With You!

Lisa Norris-Lynner