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  • operaassport: That’s a common clause in contracts and has nothing to do with who is more powerful. 6:19 PM
  • operaassport: “Pretty significant cuts.” You must be reading a different document than me. I see... 6:18 PM
  • operaassport: Nice try from our resident union spokesman but when “AGMA” decides how it is going... 6:15 PM
  • operaassport: That was meant for union spokesman Dabrowski. 6:13 PM
  • operaassport: You’d be wrong because that’s not how it works. A board sets the mandate and Gelb... 6:11 PM
  • mercadante: I hear a lovely and individual voice with a superb schooling, excellent musicianship and charm to... 5:43 PM
  • kashania: Clita: I think your attacking tone (not to mention the unnecessary attack on another poster from... 5:40 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: When reading in the posts here all these artists with the same names, like in a Rossini opera... 5:28 PM
  • La Cieca: Okay, both of you take a break. You’ll be on moderation until tomorrow morning. 5:28 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Seriously, get help. You make it clear how much you dislike certain singers in every.fucking.p... 5:20 PM

Yule, never walk alone

Just in time for the holidays, La Cieca has flung open the doors of her Shoppe of Holiday Delights! Remember, cher public, by doing your holiday shopping here, you help support your doyenne in her year-round mission of vending vitriol to those less fortunate than ourselves.

Fill up the stocking

La Cieca has once again hauled out the holly, climbed down the chimney, sliced up the tinsel and hung some fruitcake on that evergreen bough… which can only mean one thing: the Parterre Holiday Store is open for business! (Note that, as with all Amazon purchases linked from parterre.com, the site will receive a handsome kickback commission on every product you purchase.)

A few words of encouragement from your doyenne follow the jump.   Read more »