Arts & Literature Fun Online Activities Curated for the COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order

Sites with Great Guides & Content

  • Book Riot: https://bookriot.com/
  • Paris Musees: http://parismuseescollections.paris.fr/en "Paris Musées is a public entity that oversees the 14 municipal museums of Paris, including the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Petit Palais, and the Catacombs. Users can download a file that contains a high definition (300 DPI) image, a document with details about the selected work, and a guide of best practices for using and citing the sources of the image." (hyperallergic.com)

Recommended Podcasts

  • Stephen Fry's Great Leap Years: Search for series through your podcast provider OR directly at http://www.stephenfry.com/greatleapyears/. The podcast explores topics ranging from the rise of humankind as the inventor, to the astonishing combination of persistence, investment and inspiration it took to create the Gutenberg Press and the communication technologies that created our world. It tells the story of how our lives have been transformed by a fascinating and compelling mixture of human decision and vision, greed and need.
  • Stephen Fry's Seven Deadly Sins: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/stephen-frys-7-deadly-sins/id1365035136?ign-mpt=uo%3D10. "I will take each one of the Seven Sins in turn, lay them out on the surgical table and poke, prod, pry and provoke in an attempt to try to anatomise and understand them; I hope and believe it will be, if nothing else, delicious fun and something of a change from the usual run of podcastery."

Interesting Articles

Things to Watch

  • Patrick Stewart reading Shakespeare! Visit twitter.com and follow @SIRPATSTEW
  • Compare ANY To Be or Not To Be Monologue to Andrew Scott's version:

Good Books!

Funny Memes

Coronavirus memes let us see internet humor evolving overnight: https://www.vox.com/2020/3/23/21185078/coronavirus-memes-handwashing-tiktok-balcony-music

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