Oscar Wilde

It’s Time For The Left To Stop Idolizing Oscar Wilde. He’s A Pervert

<i>Warning: this article contains explicit content.</i>I’ve always been a fan of Oscar Wilde. As well as being a great servant of the English language, he …

Conservative View

Renaissance Theatre Company’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ opens Friday in Laguna Hills

Renaissance Theatre Company (formerly Laguna Niguel Community Theatre) will take a trip to the 1960s for a psychedelic remake of Oscar Wilde’s “The …

Box Office


On Thursday 4 October, Shakespeare's much-loved late romance The Winter's Tale will be broadcast from the iconic Globe Theatre, hosted by Jeanette …

The Winter's Tale

Why Oscar Wilde was a socialist anarchist

Trying to understand the arguments of a person whose worldview is opposed to yours is often an exceedingly difficult task. In our ever more diverse …


Get wed at the Oscar Wilde shrine

A vast installation honouring Oscar Wilde is to fill Studio Voltaire, a former chapel in Clapham, south London. The Oscar Wilde Temple (3 October-31 …

Gay Rights

Dublin Fringe Festival: Famous statues receive colourful makeovers as festival gets underway

Some of Dublin's most iconic statues have been given colourful makeovers as the Dublin Fringe Festival kicks off in the capital.<p>Daniel O’Connell's …


Colorized Photos Breathe New Life Into Famous Faces From History

…to street scenes and family portraits…<p>….Unger’s colored versions of the past reveal fascinating details we might have otherwise missed.<p><b>Mario Unger: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Behance | Redbubble</b><p><i>My Modern Met granted permission to use photos by Mario Unger.</i>

Charlie Chaplin

Oscar Wilde, the fall of the rupee and the nervous stock markets

Graphic: Mint<p>Oscar Wilde is being vindicated. In his play <i>The Importance of Being Earnest</i>, Miss Prism tells her student, “Cecily, you will read your …

Stock Markets

Stock Market LIVE: Sensex, Nifty erase gains, trade flat; ITC, HUL top losers

BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 opened higher, but erased gained to trade little changed. Here are the latest updates from the markets

Stock Markets

Jumping for joy for Cork theatre Everyman’s autumn offering

<b>By Joe Leogue</b><p>The world premier of an operatic Oscar Wilde adaptation, theatre, live music, and comedy form the foundation of the Everyman Theatre’s …

Film Festivals

Making Oscar Wilde - Michèle Mendelssohn - Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press

Making Oscar Wilde - Michele Mendelssohn - Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press

Forbidden love: the original Dorian Gray revealed, direct from Oscar Wilde’s pen

Wilde's purpose was to break out of what Lady Bracknell called the ‘three-volume novel of more than usually revolting sentimentality'<p>A new edition of <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray</i>, featuring handwritten notation from Oscar Wilde, reveals the extent to which the writer grappled with how much homoerotic …


Boris will remain box-office among the blue rinse brigade, however flamboyant his private life

On Friday night, after a day of breathless news coverage of Boris Johnson’s marriage bust-up, I was making a speech at our local Women’s Institute in Herefordshire. I asked the audience of 125 respectable, middle-aged sorts what they thought about Boris’s hanky-panky. Were they scandalised? “No!” …

Box Office

Alabama School of the Arts presents Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' Sept. 14-16

University of Mobile<p><b>MOBILE, Ala. -</b> Oscar Wilde's comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" kicks off the Alabama School of the Arts 2018-2019 …


Shakespeare, Vikram Seth, Oscar Wilde… : Judgment Full of Prose as SC Sides With Pride, Not Prejudice

Emphasising on the uniqueness of the identity, the Supreme Court cited Shakespeare’s famous quote, “What’s in a name?” The court said that what …


How Lilies for Oscar Wilde brought the creative community together

An elaborate floral tribute to Oscar Wilde made to mark the author and playwright’s birthday on October 16 has been nominated for a Pride of Reading …


25 Best Romantic Quotes to Make Her Heart Melt

Want to find the perfect romantic quote to express the love you feel for your girl? Read on for 25 of the most heart-throbbing quotes to make her …

Drew Barrymore

SFFilm to honor Rupert Everett for work on Oscar Wilde biopic | Datebook

Rupert Everett will be honored by SFFilm on Sept 26 at a sneak preview of “The Happy Prince,” his debut directorial feature, in which he also stars …

Golden Globes

Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity - Kathleen Riley, Alastair J. L. Blanshard, Iarla Manny - Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press

The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde, ed. Nicholas Frankel

None<br>Oscar Wilde's 1895 conviction for "gross indecency" may be more infamous now, unfortunately, than his famous wit. His incarceration inspired one …


Help to Buy has been no help at all in addressing a flawed property market

Private Equity

Watch Rupert Everett's New Film On Oscar Wilde, Then Have Drinks At Oscar Wilde

Rupert Everett’s new bio-flick, “The Happy Prince” sketches out the famed playwright’s sad last days (Wilde was supposed to have said, “I’m dying beyond my means,” and “Either this wallpaper has to go or I do.” Ever the witticist to the end).<p>The new film is indeed not terribly “happy” although …


A David Bowie Cocktail Bar is Heading to London in September

Have you ever wanted to try a David Bowie-inspired ‘Tigers on Vaseline’ pina colada? Or perhaps a ‘Darkness and Disgrace’ martini? Well, now's your …

David Bowie

My Ultra Violet's 'Wilde As Me' Is Smart, Literate Pop Music

In many ways Oscar Wilde was the original rock star.<p>Young, beautiful, and hopelessly talented, he was laid waste by his personal excesses, legal …


Wages in America - The Big Picture

Wages Accelerating (February 28, 2018)<p>The Middle-Class Squeeze Isn’t Made Up (February 15, 2017)<p>Be Patient. Pay Raises Are Coming. (Bloomberg, …


10 LGBT-Themed Movies We're Dying to See This Fall (Photos)

Fall Movie Preview 2018: Freddie Mercury, Oscar Wilde and Lizzie Borden all get the big-screen treatment

Freddie Mercury

Explore Oscar Wilde's London Residence In Dublin Tomorrow

<i>The House of Oscar Wilde (as imagined by Arthur Cravan)</i> is an art project presented at the Trinity Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing in Dublin. In …


Succinct Summation of Week's Events 8.24.18 - The Big Picture

Succinct Summations for the week ending August 24th, 2018<p><b>Positives</b>:<p>1. Jobless claims fell to 210k w/o/w, down from previous week’s 212k.<br>2. MBA home …

Price Index

10 Friday AM Reads - The Big Picture

My end of week morning train reads:<p>• Meet the People Helping Tim Cook Run Apple (Bloomberg)<br>• How Netflix outsmarted everyone else in TV (Recode)<br>• Why …

Tim Cook