USA – Meet Jess McCall, a professor at Delaware Valley University, whose specialties include Shakespeare, superheroes, and rocking on the steel drums with her band, Jess and the Mansplainers.
- On the sound of the steel drum: “It can take really harsh music and soften it,” McCall said. “So my parents don’t like Ozzy Osborne, but they do like Crazy Train on steel drums.”
- Not all that glitters is gold: The words “I am no man” are tattooed between McCall’s shoulder blades. It’s what Eowyn says in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King before she stabs the the Witch King of Angmar through the head. “It’s such a gotcha moment,” McCall said. “Here you thought you knew the rules, but little did you know I was here this whole time.”Read more