Act 2, Scene 40 – “Positively stone age.”

shrew-page-001Notes on Kiss Me Kate

Shakespeare and Co wrestle with the sexual politics of The Taming of the Shrew in this week’s cartoon.

Raleigh is conforming much more to his big lunk sitcom archetype this time round. In his past appearances, I’ve tried to hint that the renaissance man Raleigh was in real life is buried somewhere under those acres of chest hair. But today, I’m afraid he’s feeling positively stone age…