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“And the usherette was all out of raspberry ripple lollies!”

Long-time followers of Norman Lebrecht will not be surprised in the least to hear that this headline appears over a story specifying which cinema in Manhattan is showing Kaufmann’s Otello.   Read more »

Deplorable disc

Lebrecht LiaisonsIt is a truth universally acknowledged that Norman Lebrecht (pictured, left, in a robe à l’anglaise) is a bloody-minded crank, but, honestly, some of the commenters on his site make him seem the reincarnation of Mother Teresa. [Slipped Disc]

Trifecta of horror

evanchoJackie Evancho! Andrea Bocelli! Donald Trump! I mean, what else do you want, a Zuni fetish doll eviscerating Karen BlackRead more »

Soprano fegato

“It appears that 12.5 million Italians watched the liver relay of the original version of Madam Butterfly from La Scala,” claims Norman Lebrecht, which is perfectly accurate except that there was no organ meat involved in the telecast.

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Tool time

Those of you who follow the blog Slipped Disc will not be at all surprised that Norman Lebrecht has taken the opportunity of this weekend’s difficulties at the Met to behave like a total dick.

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A tale told by an idiot

Braindead fucktard Norman Lebrecht makes two major errors of fact in two sentences.

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Norman Lebrecht wants *you* to fact-check his next column

Braindead coot Norman Lebrecht gets it wrong again.

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Veteran maroon Norman Lebrecht does it again.

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Everyone’s an expert

“No hitting? They got hitting! They got no defense!”

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“I will applaud your discretion when you leave”

There was a bit of a foofaraw over on Facebook yesterday involving two of your doyenne’s favorite people, in alphabetical order Christine Goerke and Norman Lebrecht.

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