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Exclusive cover peek at new Shakespeare 'Star Wars' prequel parody

The best-selling Shakespearean "Star Wars" parodies continue with "William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace." CNET doth reveal an exclusive look at the new book's cover.

By January 16, 2015


Edward Lear celebrated with Google doodle

The author of The Owl and the Pussycat has been celebrated with a Google doodle.

By May 12, 2012


The Empire Striketh Back: More 'Star Wars' in iambic pentameter

Yoda was already hard to understand. Now "Star Wars" fans can try to decipher his advice in Elizabeathan-esque dialogue in "William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back" by Ian Doescher.

By January 29, 2014


A Lear that's meant for the water

Daughter of Learjet founder develops electric boat

By April 23, 2007


Hemingway, Steinbeck, and Shakespeare on Twitter

Some of us procrastinators here at CNET News are having fun with the idea of coming up with Twitter versions of classic novels. And you thought Cliffs Notes made things easier...

By February 13, 2009


Lincoln's vision of a Lear Jet for the road, seen from the 2008 Detroit auto show.

Lincoln's vision of a Lear Jet for the road, seen from the 2008 Detroit auto show.

May 21, 2008


A new (Obama) brand of politics: yes, we can...remix America!

Many pundits have pointed out that while the Obama campaign has employed traditional one-to-many tactics, spending, for instance, hefty sums on broad TV ads, its more remarkable achievement has been to translate the concept of web 2.0 (or whatever you wan

By March 22, 2008


SXSW wrap-up: or how to link 3 panels in 3 synthesizing steps (+bonus)

Since the SXSW conference buzzword was convergence, Chelsea Holden Baker of Frog Design looks back at convergent themes of three panels in three synthesizing steps, and a little bonus at the end.

By March 13, 2008


Will tomorrow's world still need designers?

If "the future doesn't need us," (Bill Joy), then tomorrow's design will certainly not need designers. Already, the designer's responsibility has shifted from creating objects and experiences to creating the conditions for innovation -- developing human l

By March 2, 2008


Remixing Shakespeare and the art of great code

Open source developers need not be great all by themselves. They are great because they can remix.

By September 15, 2007