In 1905, Albert Einstein had his annus mirabilis, his “year of wonders.” That year, he published four papers that changed the face of modern science. His work covered a range of topics: the photoelectric effect, Brownian motion, mass-energy equivalence, and a radical new view of space, time, and gravity—now known as special relativity. But askContinue Reading…
Valentine Tips from THE ODD COUPLE
Includes the show and free beer, wine and appetizers, plus champagne and chocolates at intermission. All tickets $40 Feb. 6 Matinee - 11 am Enjoy the show and visit beautiful downtown Rehoboth Beach where you are sure to find a great lunch Feb. 7 - Pay What You Can Night Pay What You Can tickets sold only at the door on the evening of the show. Box office opens at 5 pm for the 7 pm performance. Feb. 14-16 - The Breakers Hotel…
Navarro Theatre department presents Neil Simon workshop Sept. 20
The Navarro College Theatre Department presents a Neil Simon workshop at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Black Box Theatre.
How Neil Simon Helped Make Jews In America White
Assimilation is a dirty word for some, but for Neil Simon and his generation of Jewish writers it was a goal achieved, for better or worse.
Neil Simon’s 29 Plays and Four Musicals: A Guide to the Highs and Lows
A guide to the playwright’s body of work, which spanned nearly 50 years.
Why Neil Simon was ‘the perfect troubadour’ for middle-class America
For decades, Neil Simon was one of the country’s most prolific and commercially successful playwrights. Whether delivering humor or drama, Simon possessed a rare understanding of the frictions his audience experienced in their most intimate relationships. Jeffrey Brown looks back at the career of Neil Simon, with insight from Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks.
Playwright Neil Simon Explains Why He 'Just Always Wanted To Write'
Simon, who died Sunday, spoke to Fresh Air in 1996 about finding balance between his desire for leisure time and his need to write: "They were at odds," he says. "I'm my own odd couple."
The real-life Odd Couple: How to deal with a messy law partner
Planning, communication, and setting boundaries are all key You might be neat, but that doesn’t mean your co-workers are– and especially in a high-stakes, high-stress profession like law, an untidy business partner can give you anxiety– not to mention turning off clients and other important people who visit your officeRead the Rest...
Alphabet and Google: Why Tech's New Odd Couple Makes a Lot of Sense
Google has always been a smart company. But as it has grown its scope beyond search, the organization’s mission “to organize the world’s information” simply was no longer big enough. Enter Alphabet, the newly-announced holding company led by original Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin that will house not only the search titan but all other initiatives such as Nest, Calico, and Google X, the company’s highly-touted innovation lab.
3 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from the Lives of Aretha Franklin, John McCain and Neil...
Reflect on these meaningful questions this Labor Day weekend.
How an Intellectual Odd Couple Reshaped Everything From Medicine to Investing
In The Undoing Project, Michael Lewis shows how a pair of Israeli psychologists revealed the weirdness of the human mind.
3 Ways Odd Couples Can Make the Best Marketing Bedfellows
In a world of self-promotion, brands that work together can be the ones that stand out. Partnership marketing, or co-marketing, is where two or more brands merge their marketing campaigns in a way that's
10 Great Neil Simon Movies (and One TV Series) to Watch Right Now
Neil Simon, who died August 26 at 91, wrote a string of hit Broadway comedies, many of which were adapted as films. His original screenplays for films included “Murder by Death,” “…
When Innies Love Outies: How Odd Couples Cope
He loves to talk, gather groups of people around him and attend endless brunches and networking events. She prefers to be home reading or spending time with her dog. How do they make it work?
This Odd Couple Might Have Found The Best Way To Survive The Heat!
This dog and cat found a great way to enjoy summer by thinking outside the box!
Laguna Niguel theater group to stage Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ through June 10
Ovations Performing Arts, a Laguna Niguel theater group, is staging Neil Simon’s “Fools,” a comic fable set in Ukraine in the late 19th century. The story follows Leon Steponovich…
What’s behind the odd couple Microsoft-Red Hat partnership
In a collaboration that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Microsoft – the purveyor of the mainstream and proprietary Windows OS – has partnered with Red Hat, the champion of an enterprise-class iteration of Linux.
Top-notch First Folio cast brings out best in Neil Simon comedy
A great cast enlivens Neil Simon's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" with a plethora of zany antics for First Folio Theatre in Oak Brook. The 1993 comedy is a nostalgic and slightly fictionalized look back at Simon's own time in the writer's room of Sid Caesar's hit 1950s variety TV show "Your Show of Shows."
An injured dancer and a man with Asperger's make for an odd couple in 'Dancing Lessons' at...
Playwright Mark St. Germain seems to be fascinated by the human brain in all its quirkiness. His plays Freud’s Last Session and Becoming Dr. Ruth...
How Odd Couple Camila Cabello and Kane Brown Came Together for ‘Never Be the Same’ Duet
Genre divisions may never be the same. Camila Cabello and Kane Brown are both at the top of their games, in pop and country, respectively — and they’ve joined forces for a duet of her hit “Never Be…