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'Dante's Inferno' Is Way Funnier Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

While it may be the most famous portion of Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy," chances are you weren't laughing too hard if you happened to ever read "...

Thug Notes: The Hobbit

Posted 08.20.2013 | Comedy

On this week of Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets PhD discusses J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit." Sweets deliberates the tale of the Bilbo and Gandalf trying to ...

Mo' Money, Mo Problems, Pip

Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy

On this week's episode of Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets, PhD takes on Charles Dickens' classic novel Great Expectations. Sweets recounts the story of Pip ...

'Happy Ending For All Them White Girls!'

Posted 07.09.2013 | Comedy

Thug Notes keeps it classy this week, illuminating the irony at work in Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice. Sure, it may have a "happy ending for all t...

Thug Notes Will Make You Fall In Love With Literature Again

Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

First there was Crime and Punishment, then there was The Great Gatsby. Now Sparky Sweets, PhD is bringing his considerable insight and love of literat...

'The Great Gatsby' Be Straight Trippin'

Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy

Sparky Sweets, PhD is back with more literary analysis, this time of the F. Scott Fitzgerald – and Baz Luhrmann – classic The Great Gatsby. If...

'Thug Notes' Explains Classic Literature, Son

Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy

Move over, Cliff, there's a new Notes-master in town. If you've found the great works of literature to be too confusing or daunting to fully absor...