Wednesday, April 27, 2011

What Song Would Make Hamlet Perk Up And Say, "That's My Jam!"

What would Jay Gatsby have on his iPod?

What song would make Hamlet perk up and say, "That's my jam!"

According to, "
If you’'ve ever wondered what your favorite literary characters might be listening to while they save the world/contemplate existence/get into trouble, or hallucinated a soundtrack to go along with your favorite novels, well, us too. But wonder no more! Here, we sneak a look at the hypothetical iPods of some of literature’s most interesting characters. What would be on the personal playlists of Holden Caulfield or Elizabeth Bennett, Huck Finn or Harry Potter, Tintin or Humbert Humbert? Something revealing, we bet. Or at least something danceable.

The bi-weekly "Literary Mixtape" feature has already tackled characters like Veruca Salt, Ophelia, Sherlock Holmes, Jay Gatsby, and, of course, Hamlet.

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