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  • zinka: I urge you to watch Regina Resnik’s magnificent film, shown at 12:30 on channel 13 on July 10. As witness to the incredible... 12:56 PM
  • Krunoslav: I am sure she is ‘having fun” , but it is not funny. It would be an INTENTIONAL hoot if she retained the skills... 12:53 PM
  • Niel Rishoi: Ah. I see where the disparity of viewpoints is. You see this as a serious, grievous sin, and an affront to YOU; hence your... 12:43 PM
  • Krunoslav: Sure is, but deluded fanboy “queeny fuckery” renders it “poised̶ 1;. 12:35 PM
  • la vociaccia: That “poised̶ 1; Dove Sono is hot garbage. 12:29 PM
  • Niel Rishoi: I LOVE YOU.You get it. 12:17 PM
  • Camille: And before calling others “an old hag” it’s probably just as well to pick up Thaïs’s mirror and take a... 12:07 PM
  • Camille: Sir—I am most certainly no kind of a *queeny fucker*, don’t indulge in such tattling, and have a great deal of compassion... 12:03 PM

The recursion of kitsch

Like the double or triple negative (where theoretically pairs of “nots” cancel each other out, but in practice you can’t be so sure) this tidbit of news La Cieca just read has her confused and uncertain. It seems that at a recital in Tulsa last night, Dame Kiri te Kanawa sang as an encore a Jake Heggie setting of Maria Callas‘s final monologue from Terrence McNally‘s Master Class. You know, the one that McNally didn’t actually write but rather collated from some random remarks Callas made in an entirely different emotional context. Read more »