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George Bernard Shaw

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  • 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...
  • Letter writer asks, 'Why not' an arts center?

    Editor:  It has been said (most notably by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw and later in an address by President John F. Kennedy) that some people look at things as they are and ask "why?" while others dream of things that never were, and ask "why...
  • Tuesday, September 4, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Who lies more – Republicans or Democrats?  Mike McConnell introduces the ‘lie-o-meter’ to determine which political party fibs the most.  12 - 3 p.m.   ...
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • Remy Bumppo announces new season

    Chicago's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced its 2012-13 season at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.  The three-show slate begins with "Seascape" by Edward Albee, directed by new artistic director Nick Sandys and slated to open...
  • Stage Left announces 2012-13 season

    Stage Left Theatre, a long-established Chicago company that produces at Theater Wit in the Lakeview neighborhood, has announced its 2012-13 season.  This will be Stage Left's 31st year of operation. The season begins in September with a new play by Mia...
  • Book review: "Zift: Socialist Noir" By Vladislav Todorov

    Book review: "Zift: Socialist Noir" By Vladislav Todorov
    Zift Socialist Noir By Vladislav Todorov, translated from the Bulgarian by Joseph Benatov Paul Dry Books: 185 pp., $14.95 paper Of all the places to set a story of intrigue, Bulgaria has served as a choice exotic location for many writers, among...
  • 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)...