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Very warm for mayonnaise

I think most of us knew this day would come. Let us not collapse in unattractive spasms of shame and anguish but, rather, let us show fortitude in our belief that the career of our beloved Renée Fleming deserves to continue… by whatever means necessary.  Read more »

Dear white people

America’s diva Renée Fleming takes a break from her Sondheim stylings (see below) to belt out “Plus blanche que la blanche hermine.” Read more »

With one look you’ll know all you need to know

You naysayers out there who are guffawing at Renée Fleming‘s Broadway CD as the diva’s long-anticipated descent into utter camp: hey, be nice! Read more »

If I could be with you one scour tonight

“Too sexy” is a hell of an accusation for a woman wearing a giant mesh Brillo pad!

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We’ll go on forever, Pa

“Ma Joad is no doubt the most challenging role of my career thus far,” observed Fleming.

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“Marge won’t out like a liar, a-whomping Odawalla Anna Bey!”

Broadway baby Renée Fleming pays tribute to the immortal Leslie “And they’re hockin’ the bejeebers” Uggams in this selection from Carousel.

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You go to my head

Finally, medical science offers the answer to the conundrum that has baffled opera fans for decades: what was Renée Fleming thinking?

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The fire of artifice

My mother leaned in and quietly whispered,”Is that Leontyne Price?” to which I replied,”Shhhh!”

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