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Mario Lanza—All the Things He Was

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-07-20 07:02

Is the latest Derek McGovern/Sepia Mario Lanza CD, their seventh, sensational?

Back in the day, in cases where answers were obvious, one might have responded rhetorically, "Is the Pope a Catholic?!"

To do so in our present circumstances might cast doubt on the CD's indeed being sensational, so let me just say flatly, "It is sensational."

Here's what I e-mailed the good professor after my first hearing:

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Thanks for the great review, — by Derek McGovern on Sat, 2019-07-20 11:02

Make Straws Great Again!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-07-20 05:31

Lindsay,

I’m so over paper straws, and I’m sure you are too. Much like most liberal ideas, paper straws don’t work and they fall apart instantly.

That’s why we just launched our latest product - Official Trump Straws.


Move Over, Richard and Robert!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-07-16 04:54

As I type this, I have before me a double-album (vinyl) I purchased in August, 1975, a live recording of an epic concert at Carnegie Hall two and a half years earlier by Metropolitan Opera titans Richard Tucker and Robert Merrill. Not long ago, when a budding young baritone friend was visiting, we listened and thrilled to the entire concert. It's worth quoting part of the liner notes about the atmosphere on the night:


Faces of The Filth—Freak Show Extraordinaire!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-07-16 06:05

Remember, Islam is just a mosquito-bite, and Twump is the biggest thweat to Western Civilisation, according to another Filth-beholden fweak, Obleftivist Bwook!

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Send Her Back!! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-07-21 04:58
BTW — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-07-21 03:57
I think it was ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-07-20 08:44

Congratulations David Seymour!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-06-15 01:35

Here is what we've waited so long for: a call to abolish the anti-free speech Human Wrongs Commissariat and repeal existing restrictions on freedom of speech!

New bill will protect freedom of expression

ACT New Zealand
10:29 (2 hours ago)
to editor

“A new member’s bill announced this morning will strengthen protections for our most basic freedom”, ACT Leader David Seymour says.

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Seymour on FSC Podcast — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-06-21 02:41
This may be old news to many — by Derek McGovern on Sun, 2019-06-16 06:01
Good to see the New Zealand — by Derek McGovern on Sun, 2019-06-16 02:16

New Zealistan's Thought Police

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-04-28 11:28

There is now apparently an Enemies List circulating among New Zealand's totalitarian Globalist elite, such as Comrade Ardern, Comrade Andrew Little, Comrade Winston Peters and new Human Wrongs Commissar Comrade Paul Hunt, a lackey of raving anti-Semite and hard-core socialist Comrade Jeremy Corbyn, all advancing the agenda of the most evil man on the planet, George Soros. (Why was this Islamo-Marxist fascist Hunt brought over to destroy our Bill of Rights?! At whose expense?!) From many accounts police are actively harassing people on this list. Our police have become, quite literally, the Thought Police of George Orwell's 1984 and contemporary Communist China.

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Look at This!! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-07-20 23:04
Yes — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-07-12 10:20
Magnificent! — by Olivia on Fri, 2019-07-12 10:05

'1984' Revisited

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-07-01 05:54

I've added 1984 to the books I'm currently reading or, as in this case, re-reading. I'm astonished anew at how prescient it was. (Also refreshing, after Dostoevsky and Hugo, to encounter a writer who just gets on with it.) I assume everyone here is acquainted with it, so every day will just add a direct quote without commentary. This one is apposite in light of today's demonstrations by mindless leftist thugs:

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Steve Hilton Also Identifies 1984 Resurgent — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2019-07-03 10:02
It's Here! — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-05-17 06:27
God... — by Olivia on Wed, 2019-01-23 09:36

Saving Free Speech from Profa

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2018-11-27 00:23

It was reassuring to read on WhaleOil about a new organisation called Advance Australia which humans are joining "to make sure their beloved country doesn’t succumb to rampant radicalism or political correctness" of the kind viciously promoted by the Soros-funded group GetUp. We could do with something like Advance Australia in New Zealand, where sub-humans—biological humans who nonetheless renounce reason and repair to force—are attempting to end free speech at every turn. They are our local Antifa, except that Antifa should be called (and will be by me henceforth) "Profa" because they are pro-fascist. In their behaviour, appearance and mindless malice they are the modern-day version of Mussolini's Blackshirts. In their beliefs they are Islamo-Marxists, which makes them fascists also.

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Dem-Filth Supports Profa-Filth! — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-07-16 05:21
"Talk like one of them and you've become one of them!" — by Jon Letendre on Wed, 2019-07-03 21:02
Profa-Filth in Portland — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2019-07-03 11:09

Free Speech Is All that Matters

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-07-15 03:35

My speech to Free Speech rally at Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand, July 14, 2018

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Breitbart on Tommy — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2019-07-08 04:11
More Low-IQ Screeching Profa Filth — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-07-07 01:10
For Tommy — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-07-06 20:27

Who's On Board Then? Sign the Pledge! Most Potent Response to Christchurch Shooter!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-03-19 22:31

https://www.middleeastmonitor....

March 17, 2019 at 3:10 pm

The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) has called on non-Muslim countries to ban Islamophobia, following the killing of dozens of people on a deadly attack on two mosques in New Zealand.

“IUMS calls on non-Muslim countries to ban the spread of hatred against Islam and Muslims,” IUMS President Ahmed al-Raisouni said in a statement at the conclusion of a 2-day session held in Istanbul on Friday.

I have a better idea. Why don't all countries require all people—citizens, non-citizen residents or visitors—within their jurisdiction, as a prerequisite for being within their jurisdiction, to sign the following pledge:

"Just as I reserve the right to hold and express my opinions on any matter whatsoever, I promise to respect the right of all others to do the same. I renounce unreservedly the use of coercion and violence in the promotion of my opinions."

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Liberate — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2019-03-30 12:02
More Muslims on Free Speech — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-03-30 05:51
Brunei... — by Olivia on Sat, 2019-03-30 05:08

#MOGA! Open Letter to Objectivists—Make Objectivism Great Again! Repudiate Obleftivism!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2017-02-06 02:44

[This is an expanded version of the opening statement I had prepared for my aborted debate with Yaron Brook on Amy Peikoff's BlogTalkRadio show, "Don't Let It Go." I withdrew from the debate when I realised I could not in all conscience comply with her last-minute request that I refrain from making "sweeping statements" critical of Yaron. Warning: the following contains a number of sweeping statements critical of Yaron.]

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Soros, of course... — by Jmaurone on Thu, 2019-07-04 14:14
Binswanker's and Bwook's Open Borders Policy ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2019-07-04 05:46
Invasion of "Dinky Little Savages" — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2019-06-17 09:15

FilthWatch—Fake News

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2018-08-28 05:23

This will be a permanently blue-stickied thread showcasing one of the most loathsome components of The Filth: Fake News. Feel free to contribute.

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Dice Dices Stinky Stelter — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-07-21 06:59
When Professionalism Goes, So Does the Profession — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-03-24 04:00
Vile Kirsty Johnston from the — by PhilipD on Sat, 2019-03-23 20:57

NZ on Screen: New Linz Profile (with very old pic: hair warning!)

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2017-06-21 07:20

https://www.nzonscreen.com/per...

... In the 1989 Post profile Perigo expressed concerns about the depth of debate he was able to elicit on television: "we’ve become a sort of society where people don't analyse an argument: they attach brandnames to people who proffer arguments and think that they’ve dealt with the argument that way". In 1993 he infamously abandoned the medium, claiming that TVNZ news and current affairs was "braindead", and that stories of celebrities and trapped cats had superseded politics.

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What it was like ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2018-06-28 05:48
Fish! — by Olivia on Fri, 2017-09-15 21:29
More Memory Lane :-) — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2017-09-15 20:40

Make Western Civilisation Great Again!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2016-12-29 04:25

Undeniably, the biggest events of 2016, seismic in their enormity, were Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Because of those two events, for the first time in eight years we could say that Western Civilisation had rallied to mount a rearguard action against The Anti-West, aka Islamo-Marxism, aka The Filth. The latter were in pouting, infantile retreat, alternately sullen and hysterical, unable to comprehend that the seeming hegemony of their loathsome, totalitarian world view was not invincible after all.

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"Halloween Brexit" — by Bruno on Thu, 2019-04-11 23:04
Remnants of Britain in Britonistan — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2019-04-01 03:50
Italy improves firearms legislation — by Bruno on Fri, 2018-09-14 08:46

The Movie Thread

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2009-10-11 07:26

If like me you haven't yet seen Dark Knight it's just about to screen on Sky Movie Channels 1 & 2.

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Call Me By Your Name — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2018-09-28 08:25
Old Doco on Rupert Brooke — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-09-19 05:23
Crooked House — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-06-06 07:20

Music of the Gods

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2008-04-21 06:11

"The emotion involved in art is not an emotion in the ordinary meaning of the term. It is experienced more as a 'sense' or a 'feel,' but it has two characteristics pertaining to emotions: it is automatically immediate and it has an intense, profoundly personal (yet undefined) value-meaning to the individual experiencing it.

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That's very well said! — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2019-04-29 01:48
The tyranny of pop music — by Bruno on Sun, 2019-04-21 20:59
Race Relations as They Might Be and Ought to Be—Via Music! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-03-24 06:28

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Tommy in Trouble Again!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2019-02-28 04:51

Tommy has been removed from Faecesbook, but is creating a new site: www.tr.news

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Britonistan Is Lost — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2019-03-12 07:10
Tommy has to go to trial again... — by Olivia on Mon, 2019-03-11 07:23
Immigration — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2019-03-06 02:34

Intro to 'Total Passion'

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2014-06-14 23:05

Kyrel Zantonavitch's new review on Amazon of my book, 'Total Passion for the Total Height,' prompted me to start re-reading the thing myself. As I made my way through the Introduction I became quite exercised by the trenchant accuracy of my own observations, and motivated to lift myself from the pessimistic funk induced by the horrors of which I write. It occurred to me that I'd never published that Introduction here. Here it is (oh, and of course, buy the book if you want more!):

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Tore — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2014-06-15 22:33
i Did buy the book... — by Tore on Sun, 2014-06-15 08:05

Mario Alert!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-04-12 02:04

NZ SOLOists: The 2017 Screenbound documentary, "Mario Lanza—The Best of Everything" will be premiering in prime time on the Sky Arts Channel (20) tomorrow night, Saturday April 13, 8.30 pm and repeated several times over the following days. It features biographer Derek Mannering, Mario's daughter Ellisa, and many contemporary singers extolling the "Voice of the Gods." And of course, lots of Mario himself. Don't miss!!

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Watching this ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2019-04-13 10:51

Bibi's Back!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2019-04-10 12:01

Bad news for "Zionist" conspiracy half-wits, the Christchurch shooter, "Doug Bandler," Omar Ilhan, Jacinda Adern, Winston Peters, the NZ National Party, Occasional Cortex, Yawon Bwook and the Obleftivist Anti-Wand Institute, Dems, Profa, Social Justice Warriors, Hollywood, Academia, the Kingdom of Brunei, the Media, the Trump Derangement Syndromers, anti-Free Speechers, George Soros and The Filth in general. Bibi's back, twice as bad-ass as before. Islamoterrorists can forget their two-state solution. In the battle of the savage against the civilised man, the civilised man has won.

https://www.breitbart.com/midd...

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Reliable judgment parameter — by Bruno on Thu, 2019-04-11 22:48

Two Weeks On, Updated

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-03-24 08:01

See update, after video:

"Just as I reserve the right to hold and express my opinions on any matter whatsoever, I promise to respect the right of all others to do the same. I renounce unreservedly the use of coercion and violence in the promotion of my opinions."

Let's just reiterate some basics here, two weeks on:

1) The Christchurch killer is evil beyond words. Saying this is not token virtue-signalling, which would make one sick; it is a heartfelt condemnation, by a lover of freedom and reason, of a gruesome initiation of force by a monster. Nor is it the fallacy of moral equivalence to say that monster is on a par with the Muslims who far more commonly perpetrate such atrocities. The gratuitous slaughter of innocents is never moral.

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And Here It Is! — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-05-17 06:39
Here It Comes! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-03-31 04:25
Jacinda and her hijab — by Richard Wiig on Sat, 2019-03-30 08:26

He's Done It!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2019-03-21 20:55

President Trump signs Executive Order protecting free speech on campus!

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Moderately B&L — by Bruno on Thu, 2019-04-11 23:09

Mosque Shootings, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-03-15 06:33

As is being reported all over the world right now, there have been mass shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, a country hitherto seemingly immune to this kind of madness. At the time I write this, the number of fatalities is forty; New Zealand has never experienced, nor could ever imagine, anything like it. Four people are in custody. One of these is Brenton Tarrant, an Australian moronnial who signalled his intentions in advance on those repositories of moronnial Narcissism, Twit-Witter and Faecesbook, where he, naturally, livestreamed his attack:

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Don't download it, don't share it — by Bruno on Tue, 2019-03-26 08:26
Almost Unprecedented — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2019-03-23 15:47
Video — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2019-03-23 15:21

Frankie Does the Occasional Cortex Diet

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2019-03-08 23:40

Gorgeous Frank Tufano is a carnivore who makes videos mocking the vegan diet—the diet that Occasional Cortex wants to make compulsory as part of her Green New Deal. He long ago latched on to the fact that vegans in particular "speak" in that airhead, fry-quacking, upward-inflecting style of emission—laced with "like," oh my god," "I'm so totally," "guys" and all the other fatuities of moronnialspeak—which, as an infallible marker of civilisation's tragic decline, so exercises me. If I'm not mistaken the particular vegan he is imitating here is the YouTuber who goes by the name of Vegan Gains; the impersonation is devastatingly accurate and top-notch comedy. The unfunny thing is that this is the way almost all moronnials the world over, vegan or not, now actually do "speak," with all the militant imbecility and evil it implies.

The vacuous look Frankie puts on his face at the very end is alone worth the price of admission:


Milo Banned from Australia!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2019-03-06 07:06

The Government of Scott Morrison has just refused entry to Milo, who was scheduled to do a second speaking tour. The pretext is that last time round there were potests by Profa and it cost too much for the cops to do their job (the cops billed Milo subsequently for the cost of protecting him). The Filth will rejoice at this victory. Obleftivists will within seconds no doubt be proclaiming that there is no free speech issue involved here. My ass!!

https://www.news.com.au/travel...

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Funny — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2019-04-13 18:25
Whom Australia Bans ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2019-04-11 23:53
Milo banned for telling the truth — by gregster on Mon, 2019-03-18 02:05

This Millennium's Most Hideous, Hillaryous Hypocrisy Thus Far

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2019-03-04 03:04

"This is a time, my friends, when fundamental rights, civic virtue, freedom of the press, the rule of law, truth, facts and reason are under assault."

—Obleftivist heroine Crooked Hillary Clinton, Selma, Alabama, March 4, 2019.

The rank hypocrisy of this insufferable sanctimony is astounding in its brazenness. Yes, there is an assault on the things Crooked mentions—from her; and from Barack Obama, George Soros and all their globalist allies, including their quisling Obleftivist shills.


Life on the Level

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2019-01-13 07:51

"Can we ever have life on the level?" asks Ayn Rand in her journals.

Having been an admirer of her for nearly 40 years, but also a (very naive) student of human nature, I would answer: only among the "lower" animals. You will seldom if ever find the on-the-levelness in any "human" that you see here exhibited by this dog.

His name is "Barack" for reasons that have nothing to do with me. The "mummy" referred to in this vid is my sister. At the time of this recording he was dying from spinal cancer, and each day was different. Because of mummy's work commitments, many days the burden of care was on me. As you will see, this day was a good one, but he died not long after.

Here is the innocence, the sincerity, the on-the-levelness, the no-hidden-agenda love that is impossible to find among so-called humans such as the other Barack who are, like the ARI, driven by Satan and Soros. Disgusting, cosmically evil sub-humans. When we uncover why this is so, we shall have discovered humanity's redemption.

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Dog — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2019-01-16 09:06

Merry Christmas SOLOists!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-12-23 06:10

Roberto Alagna sings O Holy Night. No prizes for guessing who inspired this then-young man to become a singer. The filming and directing are not optimal, but who cares in the face of such glorious singing?! Roberto's idol, whom he so closely resembles here, would be proud of him. And I hope this gets up the snotty noses of ghastly (is there any other kind?) Obleftivists. May 2019 see the crushing of filthy Obleftivism and the filthy Islamo-Marxism it promotes!

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Beautiful Holy Night! — by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2018-12-31 15:23
Bing sings! — by Ed Hudgins on Mon, 2018-12-31 15:12
The Great Caruso — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2018-12-27 05:33

The Lost, Civilised Art of Listening

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2018-11-28 09:14

I took a lesson with a speech pupil tonight. To my surprise he informed me he'd just watched my interview from 1994 on MSTV with Jose Carreras, and said it made him realise the truth of my routine observations about the inability of anyone nowadays, on or off TV, to listen.

Everyone talks over everyone else, in the most disgusting fry-quacking, attention-seeking tones imaginable. Everyone thinks his is the only opinion that counts. It's a short step from that to everyone bashing everyone else over the head. The level of primordial contempt involved in both is not distant. I would urge people to note how in the Bruno/Linzio transmissions, there is ample listening and ample talking by both of us. True conversations, without compromising our ability and right to disagree.

Here's the interview. Note how at the end, Jose himself remarks how unusual it was:

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Subtitles vs Voiceover — by Bruno on Wed, 2018-12-12 09:11
Rebel With a Cause — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2018-12-09 14:19
Vincent Price Was Gold Standard! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-12-09 06:18

Breathtaking, Bewitching, Blazing Beethoven!

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Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2018-11-25 06:10

Beethoven Symphonies 1 & 9. New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Edo De Waart, conductor; Madeleine Pierard, Soprano; Simon O'Neill, tenor; Anthony Robin Schneider, bass; Voices NZ Choir. Michael Fowler Centre, Friday November 23, 2018

This occasion was nothing short of astounding—and clearly nothing less was expected. Every seat was occupied. Overflow audience were seated behind the choir. Paramedics were on standby in case of a stampede of the claustrophobic. The Band were in the same stellar form they've been in all year.

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Fantastic piece! — by Olivia on Tue, 2018-11-27 04:13

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