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A tale told by an idiot

digitalBraindead fucktard Norman Lebrecht makes two major errors of fact in two sentences writing about opera set design, is corrected by the actual set designer, allows the story to stand without correction for three days so far.

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

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 8.24.12 PMBraindead coot Norman Lebrecht gets it wrong again: the design competition he links to clearly has nothing to do with the cover of Anna Netrebko‘s upcoming CD.


Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 11.37.51 AMVeteran maroon Norman Lebrecht does it again.

Lebrecht Naked Guy

Everyone’s an expert

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

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Dowager Goerke

“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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Norman Lebrecht

“Never mind!”

“In the first place,” Human Weasel Norman Lebrecht helpfully clarified, “it was not a gay bar the director wanted but a miners’ bar.”

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Lebrecht Liaisons

Bête baignoire

Why, look: Norman Lebrecht has found yet another reactionary cause to embrace!

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bacon lovers


There is something for everyone on the internet, even classical music aficionados who are looking for fellow bacon-lovers to share stories about breastfeeding porn arrests.

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Schadenfreude, schöner Götterfunken

“One of the most highly-regarded pianists of our time, Grigory Sokolov, has refused to accept the Cremona Music Award 2015 because it has previously been awarded to the blogger Norman Lebrecht.”

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white male

When Caucasians collide

Here’s a charming example of an old European white male quoting another old European white male for the purpose of mansplaining to those silly Asians why they have no business getting offended at ethnic stereotypes.

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