Isn’t Wikipedia amazing? You can look up just about anything you can think of. For instance, did you know that Scooby-Doo is a Great Dane, that Shaggy’s real name is Norville Rogers, and that the show first aired on US television on this day in 1969?
What Scooby’s Wikipedia entry doesn’t tell you, however, is that in 1993, writer Michael S. Schiffer made the shocking claim that a recently-discovered folio of Shakespeare’s Hamlet features a dramatic intervention by Scooby and the Gang in the climactic Act V, Scene II.
- The Pigeon: New York-based singer/songwriter Jeffrey Lewis brilliantly parodies Poe by substituting the raven for a pigeon and sprinkling the updated verse with Yiddishisms.