George Bernard Shaw

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The New Yorker
Where New York Meets the Skythe building became an instant worldwide icon, extending its fame with a parade
Where New York Meets the Sky
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
the building became an instant worldwide icon, extending its fame with a parade of celebrity visitors (Albert Einstein, George Bernard Shaw, Queen Elizabeth II) and publicity stunts. The tiny balcony on the Singer Tower had accommodated forty... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Six more things linking Shakespeare to Norfolkon a Shakespearean theatre Under his guidance the Maddermarket put on the compl
Six more things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
on a Shakespearean theatre Under his guidance the Maddermarket put on the complete canon of Shakespeare plays by 1936 with George Bernard Shaw himself travelling to Norwich to see the final performances – the theatre became the first to ever... Read more
7d
Daily Record
Landlord fights to honour Wind in the Willows authorthe St James’ Gazette and The National Observer, who had other illustrious cont
Landlord fights to honour Wind in the Willows author
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
the St James’ Gazette and The National Observer, who had other illustrious contributors including Rudyard Kipling and George Bernard Shaw. Grahame first created the story of a country toad for his young son, Alastair. He had been born... Read more
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Irish Central
America’s role in the Easter Risinghad keenly understood the power of symbolism and they knew their actions would
America’s role in the Easter Rising
Irish Central / Posted 7 days ago
had keenly understood the power of symbolism and they knew their actions would reverberate for decades to come. Even George Bernard Shaw appreciated the contradiction, describing the Rising as “silly, ignorant, wrong headed – but honorable,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why YouTube mums are taking their kids offlineWriting in these pages in July 1913, George Bernard Shaw noted, with some conce
Why YouTube mums are taking their kids offline
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
Writing in these pages in July 1913, George Bernard Shaw noted, with some concern, that the world seemed to have made up its mind that nationalism was “a very fine thing”. “This is not a very intelligent conclusion,” he countered, for it was “nothing... Read more
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The New Statesman
Dublin’s blood: on the founding fathers of the Irish RepublicWriting in these pages in July 1913, George Bernard Shaw noted, with some conce
Dublin’s blood: on the founding fathers of the Irish Republic
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
Writing in these pages in July 1913, George Bernard Shaw noted, with some concern, that the world seemed to have made up its mind that nationalism was “a very fine thing”. “This is not a very intelligent conclusion,” he countered, for it was “nothing... Read more
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Irish Central
Easter Rising leader executed in 1916: Roger Casementthan tamely to accept it as the natural lot of men.” Calls for mercy were hear
Easter Rising leader executed in 1916: Roger Casement
Irish Central / Posted 8 days ago
than tamely to accept it as the natural lot of men.” Calls for mercy were heard from the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw and W.B. Yeats. Conveniently, the British revealed that Casement had written what became known as “The... Read more
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International Business Times
World Book Day 2016: Quotes that will motivate you to read more and explore the world of books you have read an old one in between – C S Lewis Make it a rule never to give a
World Book Day 2016: Quotes that will motivate you to read more and explore the world of books
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
you have read an old one in between – C S Lewis Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself –George Bernard Shaw Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all –Abraham... Read more
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The Irish Times
Gemma Tipton: Space, the final frontier for life in a cottagefalling in love with his book, The Poetics of Space. Hugely influential, Gasto
Gemma Tipton: Space, the final frontier for life in a cottage
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
falling in love with his book, The Poetics of Space. Hugely influential, Gaston Bachelard sported a beard worthy of George Bernard Shaw, and the type of hair that you might expect from a French philosopher who also wrote on scientific... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘What ish my nation?’ Shakespeare’s Irish connectionswas an Irishman, as was the most influential Shakespeare biographer, Edward Dow
‘What ish my nation?’ Shakespeare’s Irish connections
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
was an Irishman, as was the most influential Shakespeare biographer, Edward Dowden. And we have another Irish writer, George Bernard Shaw, to thank for inventing the term “bardolatry.” We don’t consider Shakespeare as especially prejudiced,... Read more
9d
The New Statesman
The joy of rex: why Tyrannosaurus rex casts a long shadowby whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Do
The joy of rex: why Tyrannosaurus rex casts a long shadow
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
by whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Don’t despair, though: there’s a photo of George Bernard Shaw in a woollen onesie that will cheer you right up. “Undressed” runs until 12 March 2017. Details:... Read more
9d
The New Statesman
What lies beneath: the hidden politics of underwearby whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Do
What lies beneath: the hidden politics of underwear
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
by whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Don’t despair, though: there’s a photo of George Bernard Shaw in a woollen onesie that will cheer you right up. “Undressed” runs until 12 March 2017. Details:... Read more
9d
Newquay Voice
Firefighters died 75 years agothe country. The newsreel excerpts, now available to see on the internet, focus
Firefighters died 75 years ago
Newquay Voice / Posted 9 days ago
the country. The newsreel excerpts, now available to see on the internet, focus on Robert drawing a charcoal sketch of George Bernard Shaw, forming his head from two lumps of clay and using a wishbone for a pair of bow legs with clay feet.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Four centuries later, William Shakespeare remains a mysterythat he finished it before he had made his mind up as to the character and moti
Four centuries later, William Shakespeare remains a mystery
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
that he finished it before he had made his mind up as to the character and motives of a single person in it”? Step forward George Bernard Shaw, an Irish iconoclast who was as intent on scandalising the British public with his theatre reviews as he... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Chats at Shapiro Creative Writing Centerhe was informed that he needed to give the reader a breath between the darkly t
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh Chats at Shapiro Creative Writing Center
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 10 days ago
he was informed that he needed to give the reader a breath between the darkly traumatic childhood stories. “I think it was George Bernard Shaw who said, ‘Don’t follow a hurricane with a tornado,’” he said during the Q&A session, as an explanation... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Shakespeare 400 years laterby whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Do
In this week's magazine | Shakespeare 400 years later
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
by whalebone, but we still can’t seem to give up useless, painful underwear. Don’t despair, though: there’s a photo of George Bernard Shaw in a woollen onesie that will cheer you right up. Telling Tales: Alexei Sayle on the joy of waving to... Read more
11d
Crain's Chicago Business
Best bets: A new Tracy Letts play, Kerry James Marshall retrospectiveworth planning ahead. She's shown herself an accomplished stage actress with a
Best bets: A new Tracy Letts play, Kerry James Marshall retrospective
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
worth planning ahead. She's shown herself an accomplished stage actress with a remarkable range, tackling everything from George Bernard Shaw to David Mamet. In “Voice Lessons,” she gets to have some fun playing a community theater actress... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Hundreds spruce up Nashua downtownwith some inspirational quote artwork. They spray-painted famous quotations fr
Hundreds spruce up Nashua downtown
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
with some inspirational quote artwork. They spray-painted famous quotations from literary figures like Maya Angelou and George Bernard Shaw, as well as humanitarians like Mahatma Gandhi. "We wanted to incorporate all ages into this project,"... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Conquering Stress! With Dr. Arlene—Erroneous Asumptions Cause Stressstress and lose weight. Fear and denial of stress could shorten a happy, health
Conquering Stress! With Dr. Arlene—Erroneous Asumptions Cause Stress
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 16 days ago
stress and lose weight. Fear and denial of stress could shorten a happy, healthy life. Are you sticking in the mud? George Bernard Shaw said, “We must not stay as we are, doing always what was done last time, as we shall stick in the mud.”... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Philippines' Pericles and Draco, donde estas ahora?"Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the
Philippines' Pericles and Draco, donde estas ahora?
The Daily Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
"Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few." – George Bernard Shaw NEW YORK CITY – It is believed that the best-ever Senate in the Philippines was the Sixth Congress in 1966-1969 headed by Senate... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
British invasionOscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, P. G. Wodehouse — and of course The Bard hims
British invasion
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, P. G. Wodehouse — and of course The Bard himself, William Shakespeare. These are among the greatest playwrights to come out of the British Isles, and they have served as the inspiration for Cool Britannia, one of the... Read more
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Roll Call
Late to Discern the Bernaccent or speaking style. All through his tragic 1968 campaign, Bobby Kennedy u
Late to Discern the Bern
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
accent or speaking style. All through his tragic 1968 campaign, Bobby Kennedy used a quote that he freely adapted from George Bernard Shaw: "Some people see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say, why not." For... Read more
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Kenosha News
Central teacher continues David Foster Wallace’s legacyTale,” Margaret Atwood “Beloved,” Toni Morrison “The Book Thief,” Markus Zusa
Central teacher continues David Foster Wallace’s legacy
Kenosha News / Posted 22 days ago
Tale,” Margaret Atwood “Beloved,” Toni Morrison “The Book Thief,” Markus Zusak “Pnin,” Vladimir Nabokov “Pygmalion,” George Bernard Shaw “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” Muriel Spark “A Game of Thrones,” George R.R. Martin “Wuthering... Read more
22d
Daily Telegraph
V&A to add treasure trove of underpants to its collectionpregnant with the future monarch. Around one-fifth of the exhibition will be a
V&A to add treasure trove of underpants to its collection
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
pregnant with the future monarch. Around one-fifth of the exhibition will be about men's fashion, including a vest worn by George Bernard Shaw. "In the past, perhaps people have been slightly embarrassed to talk about it," said Ehrman. "But... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Richard Gillespie, founder of Towson University theater department, diesin Illinois. He received his master's degree and doctorate from the University
Richard Gillespie, founder of Towson University theater department, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
in Illinois. He received his master's degree and doctorate from the University of Iowa, where he studied the playwright George Bernard Shaw and later directed many plays written by Shaw. He served in the Army in Korea in a Signal Corps unit,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
US embassy in London to become a luxury hotel– emergency talks between the Treasury and bankers tasked with tackling the cre
US embassy in London to become a luxury hotel
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
– emergency talks between the Treasury and bankers tasked with tackling the credit crunch. Other former residents include George Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells, while the northern end – which adjoins the hotel – has been the National Liberal Club’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
Public vs private – is it good for our health?of age-attuned care within each system. The medical profession also needs to s
Public vs private – is it good for our health?
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
of age-attuned care within each system. The medical profession also needs to show leadership. It is 110 years since George Bernard Shaw described the distortions of private practice with coruscating wit in his play The Doctor’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Irons at your service in ‘Batman v Superman’who looks like he belongs in a place called a “chateau,” it’s Irons. He’s discu
Irons at your service in ‘Batman v Superman’
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
who looks like he belongs in a place called a “chateau,” it’s Irons. He’s discussing the similarities between acting in a George Bernard Shaw play and a comic-book franchise (both mediums have a heightened style that the actor must be consciously... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Dr. Gary K. Michelson: Inventor and life-saver | Cover StoryMichelson is bold, no-nonsense and a natural raconteur, peppering his discourse
Dr. Gary K. Michelson: Inventor and life-saver | Cover Story
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 30 days ago
Michelson is bold, no-nonsense and a natural raconteur, peppering his discourse with references to sources as diverse as George Bernard Shaw, William Somerset Maugham and even “Star Trek.” He sat on a couch in his den with his 10-year-old white... Read more
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ajc.com
NCCU Eagle soars as security chief at world's busiest airportwho is the airport’s senior deputy general manager. As I continue my career jo
NCCU Eagle soars as security chief at world's busiest airport
ajc.com / Posted a month ago
who is the airport’s senior deputy general manager. As I continue my career journey, I frequently call to mind a quote by George Bernard Shaw, “Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.” And thanks to the rock... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Coach House hosting �winning� �The Devil�s Disciple�members of the audience twisted with discomfort, anxiety or out of fear. But,
Coach House hosting �winning� �The Devil�s Disciple�
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted a month ago
members of the audience twisted with discomfort, anxiety or out of fear. But, never fear, “The Devil’s Disciple,” by George Bernard Shaw, will be on stage at Coach House Theatre through April 17. Contradictions, mischief and humor describe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr. Omane Boamah Must Separate Govt Communication From Partisan Politicsmust concentrate on government communication and leave out the dirty politics i
Dr. Omane Boamah Must Separate Govt Communication From Partisan Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
must concentrate on government communication and leave out the dirty politics in the hands of his party (NDC) officials. As George Bernard Shaw puts it, "Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change... Read more

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