Dear Twitter Einsteins, it was not entrapment – all greedy Big Sam had to do was say 'no'
As George Bernard Shaw might have put it, this immediately established what kind of man Sam Allardyce is. All that remained to be decided was the scale of the payment. If he was prepared to discuss such a thing with people he had only just met, what ...
What's The Purpose of the Bestseller?
In 1919, George Bernard Shaw wrote: “Everybody knows how to read and nobody knows what to read.” There's Ezra Pound, in a 1933 letter, railing with characteristic bile against “the enfeebled adolescent Amurkn mind” that allows low culture to thrive.
An evening at the opera
A play can be intellectual in the manner of George Bernard Shaw, Ibsen or T.S. Elliot. Opera remains emotional — with jubilant chorus, lugubrious pleadings, wild wailings, dolorous themes, melodic preludes and despair; which balms and caresses ...
'Red States, Blue States' to open Oakland Symphony season
... ago during the company's inaugural season here. ACT alumna Nancy Carlin directs Bening and ACT regular Mark Harelik in “Dear Liar,” based on 40 years of letters between George Bernard Shaw and his passionate leading lady Mrs. Patrick Campbell.