Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
“Mild sedition — for example, making a joke! — is… whipping, shaved head, torture… but blasphemy… just three days in jail! As if the emperor doesn’t really care about speaking ill of Allah. He’s way more concerned about himself.” – Babur in Rajiv Joseph’s Guards at the Taj