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Jimmy Fallon and Ira Glass Discuss Whether Shakespeare Actually Sucks

Over the summer, Ira Glass confused many of his fans and Twitter followers when he shared the following thought:

Though he has “learned a lot about” Shakespeare since that notorious tweet, he’s still basically not a fan, apparently. He tried to explain why to Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night, and while he wasn’t terribly persuasive, he did make a good public broadcasting analogy for why his particular dislike of Shakespeare got such a response.

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