“New Jersey band The Gaslight Anthem referenced the Comedy in their song ‘The Navesink Banks’ from the album Sink or Swim with the opening line, ‘All hope abandoned, ye who enter here’.” —Wikipedia
“In Season 3 Episode 7 of Dog with a Blog (time stamp 6:50), the main character, Avery, is talking about some of the quirks that her friend
Max has, including a sign on her bedroom door that says, “Abandon all hope ye who enter here.” –Sarah Scherkenbach
Contributed by Sarah Scherkenbach (The Bolles School, ’22)
“The fifth act of Rainbow Six: Vegas takes place in a casino that is under construction called ‘Dante’s’. The first chapter is called ‘Hell’s Gate’.” —Wikipedia
“In WrestleMania 36 the Firefly Fun House Match contains numerous references to Dante’s Divine Comedy, specifically, Inferno. Such as the sign on the door when John Cena enters says, ‘Abandon all hope ye who exit here.’ …” —Wikipedia
Sign displayed above The Bookstore and Get Lit Wine Bar in Lenox, MA (Summer 2021).
Photo courtesy of Christian Dupont, contributed by Christian and Silvia Dupont