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A week or so ago, my British Lit. survey class was reading 17th century poet/priest John Donne’s “Meditation 17”—the one with all the famous lines like “Ask not for whom the bell tolls—it tolls for thee” and “No man is an island.” Here’s the 21st-century version (filmed entirely by cell-phone):

Thanks to Darrel Manson for the link.

And speaking of updating great literature of the past, check out Virgil’s Aeneid on Facebook. Some things are timeless; others…not so much.

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