Shakespearean Snobs, Hella Appropriation and a Dose of Riddle-in

23 min

For our debut episode, we're talking about some drama around Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Hamlet' production, the origins of the word "hella" and sharing a riddle that will rock your world.

In case you're wondering how we're feeling right now, this pretty much covers it:

On this week's episode, we're talking about how some theater people don't want Benedict Cumberbatch fans coming to see him as Hamlet in London's West End:

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We also discuss our personal pop culture facepalm moments, inspired by this AV Club post:

Duh! What's your pop culture facepalm moment?

 

Our colleague and friend Adizah Eghan joins us to discuss her Bay Curious piece on "hella" and its origins:

The Origins of Hella

 

And we cap things off with a life-changing riddle and music from up-and-coming Brit crooner Shura:

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Until next week!

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