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George Bernard Shaw

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  • Hold the panic

    Dear Excitable, Calm down. Yes, a great newspaper, The Washington Post, is changing hands. Yes, it'll have a new owner in place of the Grahams, who have been admirable stewards. Ergo, the sky is falling, American capitalism is running amok again, and...
  • Ethics vs. professional ethics

    Another one bites the dust Another one bites the dust And another one gone, And another one gone . . . --John Deacon of Queen Another public official here in Arkansas has decided not to be one any longer. Or rather public opinion pretty much...
  • Exhibit showcases artists who teach

     Exhibit showcases artists who teach
    In a world where slick bumper sticker maxims are often mistaken for profound thinking, it can be hard to get past the time-worn cliche about teachers. Playwright George Bernard Shaw said it first. But satirist H.L. Mencken said it better. And since...
  • El buen escritor, de raza imprescindible

    La primera novela que leí en inglés era Of Mice and Men, de John Steinbeck. Desde entonces le tengo un cariño especial. Pero él mismo no respetaba mucho su trabajo, porque decía que "los escritores están un poco por debajo de los payasos y un poco por...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel partners Brahms' Requiem with Steven Mackey's 'Beautiful Passing'

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's second "Brahms Unbound" program, a death-defying partnership of Steven Mackey's "Beautiful Passing" and Brahms' Requiem...
  • Theater review: 'Engaging Shaw' at the Old Globe

     
    "Engaging Shaw," receiving its West Coast premiere at the Old Globe, depicts the acquaintance and early relationship of Shaw and his future wife, Charlotte Payne-Townshend. A theater review by Daryl H. Miller for the Los Angeles Times....
  • Saturday’s Highlights: 'Secrets of Eden' on Lifetime

     
    Saturday’s Highlights: 'Secrets of Eden' on Lifetime...
  • Merry Prankster

     
    Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor...
  • Theater review: 'Candida' at Flight Theater at the Complex

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews the Chrysalis Stage revival of "Candida" at the Complex in Hollywood...
  • 9th CD candidate Mark Oxner ad: The history of progressives like Grayson includes eugenics; Grayson response: it’s “crazy train”

     
    Mark Oxner, a GOP candidate for the 9th Congressional District, has produced a new Spanish-language ad that links Alan Grayson to the founder of Planned Parenthood to eugenics — the discredited 20th century science of breeding (or sterilizing)...
  • I Know My Desk Is Here Somewhere

    LARRY     Gina, I meant to ask you about something important last year, but the note got lost on my desk, under the pile of chicken wings and Saturday Evening Posts.     Office Depot conducted a survey of office workers last year, asking about what...