Hamlet http://nhpr.org en To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Adventure http://nhpr.org/post/be-or-not-be-adventure <p>When <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_North" target="_blank"><strong>Ryan North</strong></a>, the brains behind <a href="http://www.qwantz.com/index.php" target="_blank"><em>Dinosaur Comics</em></a>,&nbsp; set out to raise money for his new book, a choose your own adventure story based on Shakespeare’s <em>Hamlet</em>, he turned to <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/breadpig/to-be-or-not-to-be-that-is-the-adventure" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a>. Thirty days later, he managed to successfully raise $580,905; he only asked for $20,000. His campaign is currently the highest funded publishing Kickstarter in the company’s three year history. Ryan joins Brady Carlson to talk <em>Hamlet</em> and why using the word <a href="http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=1207" target="_blank">literally</a> is <em>literally</em> dangerous.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:44:43 +0000 Brady Carlson 21802 at http://nhpr.org To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Adventure