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Linz's Mario Book—Updated!
Who Should Be the Republican Nominee?
Total votes: 18
Submitted by Olivia on Wed, 2015-11-25 04:37
“A Republic, Madam, If You Can Keep It.”
This was the reply of Benjamin Franklin when he was leaving the Constitutional Convention of 1787, where a woman asked him, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?”
Yes... — by Olivia on Wed, 2015-11-25 07:10
Excellent! — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2015-11-25 04:59
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-11-24 01:02
While driving, a medical student, Peter Gold, sees some trash trying to mug a woman. He backs up his car, gets out and remonstrates with the trash. The trash then shoots him in the belly. He tries to shoot him again in the head, but his gun jams. All caught on camera.
Justice — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2015-11-24 08:51
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2015-11-23 05:58
My biggest fear in writing this article is that I might not offend millennials.
Moronnials at their silliest — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-11-24 02:07
Its by design — by mvardoulis on Mon, 2015-11-23 19:30
NZ high school children ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2015-11-23 08:27
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2015-11-20 07:55
Decades ago, brilliant British-born television broadcaster and academic Austin Mitchell fled New Zealand saying, "There's a bloody great clobbering machine there." He referred to stifling conformity, the quashing of dissent and failure to celebrate the kind of eccentricity he was used to seeing in London's Hyde Park. (Ironic, considering Dr. Mitchell's commitment to the ideology that produced the machine, socialism.)
Quackery and Fry — by mvardoulis on Mon, 2015-11-23 19:52
No ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-11-22 22:40
Oh dear! — by Olivia on Sun, 2015-11-22 22:28
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2015-11-18 08:40
When Western Civilisation comes to an end, as it assuredly soon must if it doesn't quickly mount a dramatic rearguard action on its own behalf, its epitaph will be words that have been cited often, but not often enough: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it."
I'd be willing to bet ... — by Olivia on Wed, 2015-11-25 07:16
LInz — by Doug Bandler The Second on Tue, 2015-11-24 01:11
Doug — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-11-24 00:52
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2007-10-01 06:59
"How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries!
England ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-11-22 07:42
Churchill Verboten in England — by Grant Jones on Fri, 2015-11-20 09:56
And Mr. Churchill on — by Richard Wiig on Fri, 2015-11-20 09:44
Submitted by Olivia on Wed, 2015-11-18 05:00
by Olivia Pierson
What do North Korea, Russia, Iran, Syria – and the Zealots of Multiculturalism all have in common? Communism? No. Religion? No. Totalitarianism? Close. It is hatred of the West.
MTV — by Mark Hunter on Sun, 2015-11-22 23:07
What to do — by Mark Hunter on Sun, 2015-11-22 22:31
Mr. Hunter — by Olivia on Sun, 2015-11-22 22:15
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-11-15 02:57
Garrick Ohlsson Plays Brahms
In reviewing a concert at this moment in history, one is mindful of one's good fortune in being able to attend such an event without being shot, beheaded or blown up by Islamosavages. (How long can it be, one frets, before concert venues become like airport boarding gates?) One is mindful that the music of Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms et al represents the cultural apogee of the values of the Enlightenment, which the terrorists wish to take down and replace with their vicious, totalitarian superstition.
Posted on Faecesbook — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-11-15 08:00
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2015-11-04 08:47
Here's a new, but commonplace, outrage by Islamosavages. Commentary is unnecessary.
Doug — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2015-11-23 08:08
(No subject) — by Richard Wiig on Mon, 2015-11-23 02:36
Culture is largely genetic — by Doug Bandler The Second on Mon, 2015-11-23 02:32
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-07-30 07:08
"Monsieur l'abbé, I detest what you write, but I would give my life to make it possible for you to continue to write."
It's a hideous historical irony that sizeable pockets of "millennials" are, along with Muslims and the media, the locus of totalitarianism in the modern world. University students in particular, even more than their state-worshipping tutors, are at the forefront of the war on free speech.
Olivia — by Doug Bandler The Second on Fri, 2015-11-20 22:05
Cry-Bully — by Luke Setzer on Fri, 2015-11-20 16:55
Nonsense! — by Olivia on Fri, 2015-11-20 06:07
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2015-10-09 08:54
One day ago I posted a piece celebrating Fox's 19th birthday. I meant it. Fox has held the line against Political Correctness in a way that has delayed a full-blown PC tyranny.
George Will Rejoins — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-11-10 20:38
Thank you, Mike — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-11-10 05:27
Hear, hear! — by Mike Erickson on Mon, 2015-11-09 22:03
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2015-11-04 09:09
Will so-called Objectivists rally round this time or sit and sneer in cultish pomowanker group-think? The latter, I suspect.
More — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2015-11-13 23:52
Ruddy — by Tore on Thu, 2015-11-05 14:39
I heard this the other day — by mvardoulis on Wed, 2015-11-04 23:05
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2015-10-30 05:39
All over the western world, the mainstream media are infested with illiberals: the humourless, conscienceless, Islam-loving Politically Correct Fascists of the Left who crawl out from under their rocks each day for no other purpose than to police the thoughts of those few who remain capable of thought and close them down.
Impressive to be sure — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-11-05 04:06
Quite the CV Cruz has no? — by HWH on Thu, 2015-11-05 01:48
Enemies of America and Freedom — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sun, 2015-11-01 10:16
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2015-08-29 05:36
"We celebrate the life and artistry of the colourful, charismatic Mario Lanza whose portrayal of the Great Caruso inspired the Three Tenors and untold others to pursue singing careers. We are delighted to welcome the broadcaster Lindsay Perigo, a world-renowned authority on Mario Lanza. As we sing his greatest songs, Lindsay will share with us anecdotes and insights into this great artist."
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-05-05 10:32
Bosch Fawstin, who graced the pages of SOLO during the embryonic stages of his campaign against Islamotrash, was the winner of the Draw Mohammed Competition in Garland, Texas, organised by the beyond-courageous Pamela Geller, where ISIS scum tried to shoot attendees but got themselves shot instead. A most edifying outcome. Pamela and Bosch are now the object of death threats from the scum.
Incompetent Slimeball — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2015-05-28 16:55
Schwartz — by Neil Parille on Sat, 2015-05-16 17:49
Agreed — by Tore on Sat, 2015-05-16 12:04
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-03-22 07:08
I have modified the lyrics to Star-Spangled Banner to take into account Airhead America's (and all of the West's) utter, suicidal capitulation to moronry and totalitarianism.
"Socialism's red glare, Islam's fascist black fare ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-06-02 01:25
What baffles me ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-04-30 10:20
The Hideous Conflict — by mvardoulis on Tue, 2015-04-28 20:25
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2012-11-10 06:27
So now Petraeus has resigned, ostensibly because of an extra-marital affair. Yeah, right.
Here's my theory:
Now ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2015-10-24 00:25
Obscure Anti-Islam Video — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2015-10-23 04:30
Liars In Charge — by mvardoulis on Thu, 2015-10-22 22:37
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-07-09 04:15
(Particular thanks to Sam Pierson for doing all the "fiddly stuff"—to which I am allergic and at which I'm comprehensively incompetent—getting the book Kindle-ready! Sir Sam, you're a champ!!)
Newly updated, The One Tenor is a labor of love for life-long Mario Lanza devotee, New Zealand radio and television broadcaster Lindsay Perigo. It's the bringing together of his best Lanza-related essays, critiques and interviews over the years, with significant new material exclusive to this book, including Perigo's take on the theory that Mario Lanza suffered from Bipolar Disorder.
Thank you — by Tore on Tue, 2015-07-14 14:51
Print — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Thu, 2015-07-09 12:46
You're welcome Linz. Looking — by Sam Pierson on Thu, 2015-07-09 10:18
Submitted by Derek McGovern on Mon, 2015-07-06 06:15
I'm delighted to announce that, hot on the heels of its magnificent Mario Lanza: Greatest Operatic Recordings, Sepia Records has released two more outstanding Lanza CD compilations: Greatest Operatic Recordings, Volume Two and My Italian Soul, a collection of Neapolitan and Italian songs.
Fabulous review! — by Derek McGovern on Sun, 2015-07-12 14:57
McSepian — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-07-12 01:26
Can't wait! — by Tore on Mon, 2015-07-06 14:11
Submitted by George Reisman on Fri, 2015-10-02 02:57
The mass shooting today at an Oregan community college has already begun to bring out the usual chorus of calls for further violations of the Second Amendment rights of individuals to keep and bear arms.
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-09-24 07:08
There are two types of people in this world: TDTWs and anti-TDTWs.
TDTW stands for: [Mr. Gorbachev] Tear Down This Wall. The two types are: 1) those who would have urged President Reagan to go ahead and deliver that line in his 1987 speech in Berlin; and, 2) the milksops who would have been horrified by it and pleaded with him to delete it (they were myriad at the time, but fortunately did not prevail. Hard to imagine these days).
Bandler — by Tore on Sun, 2015-11-01 17:27
Trump is not bad — by Doug Bandler The Second on Sun, 2015-11-01 17:17
Trump — by Tore on Sat, 2015-10-17 12:40
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-03-03 21:49
"I love sport, so continue to jog religiously and do strength work too. I've also more recently started to work on my swimming as it's something I was never very good at—and I'm still determined to be able to attack any kind of black (ski-)run one day. I think a secret ambition of mine is to do the Ironman one day."
Ha, Nephew! — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2015-03-16 03:50
I'm fairly certain — by mvardoulis on Mon, 2015-03-16 03:30
Freddy's Phenomenal Finale — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-03-15 23:15
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2015-01-25 22:34
(Note from Linz—an edited version of this interview appears in the current issue of Capital Magazine. Here is the interview in full, with the magazine's introduction.)
Great Interview! — by mvardoulis on Mon, 2015-01-26 17:44
Well... — by Olivia on Mon, 2015-01-26 03:11
Submitted by tvr on Fri, 2014-09-26 05:18
The title of this post is something Lindsay Perigo would have me repeat. Many times.
And — by Lindsay Perigo on Mon, 2014-10-13 10:03
Incidentally ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2014-10-02 04:27
Why, thank you my charges! — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2014-09-26 23:01
Submitted by tvr on Fri, 2013-11-15 05:23
"In the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than consciously or voluntarily; and thus in the primitive simplicity of their minds they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods.
Obama Says ISIS like "JV", Then Denies He Said It — by tvr on Tue, 2014-09-09 00:42
Obama: "We Have No Leader" — by tvr on Sun, 2014-08-31 22:06
Islam — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Tue, 2014-06-17 19:38
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.
Astounding! — by Richard Wiig on Thu, 2013-10-31 09:19
All hail the mellotron — by ding_an_sich on Fri, 2013-06-07 14:58
Cloud Atlas! — by Marcus on Fri, 2013-06-07 12:16
Submitted by Marcus on Sat, 2007-03-10 19:12
You can watch the entire thing now - for free - already on Google Video.
How Funny is this? — by HWH on Thu, 2015-10-08 05:39
Earth's automatic heat exchanging atmosphere — by gregster on Fri, 2015-06-26 07:21
Bob Carter and ARI — by gregster on Fri, 2013-11-29 08:27
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2005-11-30 09:26
SOLO—Sense of Life Objectivists.
In " Fountainhead" the total — by 0 on Fri, 2011-06-17 21:25
Tonytowner — by Kasper on Wed, 2010-05-05 23:12
Haven't seen this type of — by tonytowner on Wed, 2010-05-05 10:55
Submitted by Bravest Man in ... on Fri, 2012-11-30 06:22
You who read this represent the greatest danger to America.
No matter what the outcome of the war in Europe may be, Totalitarianism has already won a complete victory in many American minds and conquered all of our intellectual life. You have helped it to win.
Rand versus Islam — by gregster on Sat, 2012-12-01 23:59
Quintessential Rand — by Michael Moeller on Sat, 2012-12-01 20:10
Olivia — by Jules Troy on Sat, 2012-12-01 12:41
Submitted by administrator on Sat, 2006-09-23 04:43
It's a simple two step process.
You post it on a thread... — by Marcus on Sun, 2012-11-25 15:35
Thanks — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2012-11-14 18:46
Yes you can... — by Marcus on Wed, 2012-11-14 09:18
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2005-12-01 07:50
Anyone who signs up to SOLOPassion.com is free to post here, unmoderated.
Discussion Forums — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Fri, 2013-11-15 01:09
Media Release — by robbo on Wed, 2013-03-06 08:47
Thoughts on Discussion Forums — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2012-12-19 17:37
Submitted by mvardoulis on Mon, 2013-03-11 17:43
I wrote this for Amazon, under the pen name "Number Six" for those of you who may have already seen it:
Submitted by Nicholas Dykes on Thu, 2012-12-06 10:43
THE TOTAL PASSION FOR THE TOTAL HEIGHT
By Lindsay Perigo
Reviewed by Nicholas Dykes
An excellent book. I do enjoy having something to praise for once. I’d give it a five star rating any day.
That Tertullian quote Parille — by gregster on Fri, 2014-07-18 06:35
Simply Outstanding — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Sat, 2014-06-14 18:43
Matthew — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2013-10-04 08:24
Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2010-07-01 08:03
In a historic move, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is asking people to submit ideas about which UK laws need to be scrapped.
Miliband lives in a Marxist Universe says PM. — by Marcus on Thu, 2013-10-10 10:42
Under-25s would not be able to claim benefits — by Marcus on Wed, 2013-10-02 15:04
A secular miracle set the English-speaking peoples apart — by Marcus on Wed, 2013-09-25 11:47
Submitted by PhilipD on Tue, 2010-01-19 07:18
SOLO-International Op-Ed: Dollars for Despots
Yet another hopeless talkfest kicks off today as officials from the morally bankrupt United Nations meet the wholly corrupt ministers and bureaucrats of 15 Asian and Pacific Island states tagged, ‘Least-developed countries.’ (LDCs)
UN brewing up new goals — by PhilipD on Fri, 2013-10-04 09:58
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Algeria — by PhilipD on Sun, 2012-09-30 09:52
Phillip & Marcus - a bit late but here was EARTH HOUR — by Sandi on Mon, 2012-05-07 10:17
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.
Holy Flying Circus — by Sam Pierson on Tue, 2013-02-19 07:45
Les Miserables — by Rosie on Mon, 2013-02-18 22:59
The Cabin in the Woods — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2013-02-18 20:45
Submitted by administrator on Tue, 2015-04-07 23:16
28% (5 votes)
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28% (5 votes)
Total votes: 18
I just switched my vote ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Wed, 2015-08-12 03:06
The Republican ticket.... — by Olivia on Fri, 2015-07-31 04:18
Upright — by Shane Pleasance on Wed, 2015-07-29 22:59
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!):
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
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2009-12-26 00:07
SOLO-International Op-Ed: A Second Declaration of Independence
When in the course of human affairs it becomes necessary for citizens to break the political chains that hitherto have bound them, and to reclaim the individual sovereignty which is their birthright, it is opportune and appropriate for them to declare the causes which have impelled them to self-liberation. We, the freedom-loving citizens of the United States of America, choose to do so at this historic moment.
Not Pedantry — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2010-07-09 18:57
Doug — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2010-07-09 08:01
Lindsay — by Doug Bandler on Wed, 2010-07-07 19:40
Submitted by Bravest Man in ... on Wed, 2007-11-21 21:54
"Listen, what's the most horrible experience you can imagine?
Dragons Needing to be Slain — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Mon, 2014-11-10 10:21
Perhaps — by Kasper on Sun, 2014-11-09 21:28
Brendan and Daniel — by Ellen Stuttle on Mon, 2010-05-03 20:33
Submitted by Julian Pistorius on Sun, 2015-11-22 20:51
Speech to a Crowd
Tell me, my patient friends, awaiters of messages.
Submitted by Doug Bandler Th... on Wed, 2015-11-04 20:54
Are Open Imiigration Objectivists Honest? — by Neil Parille on Fri, 2015-11-13 12:12
I agree — by Doug Bandler The Second on Wed, 2015-11-11 04:25
Some ARI Watch articles — by Mark Hunter on Sun, 2015-11-08 21:43
Submitted by Neil Parille on Sun, 2015-11-01 15:09
Folks, the long-awaited Salmieri and Gotthelf A Companion to Ayn Rand will be out shortly. Salmieri is associated with the ARI, as was Gotthelf. Most of the contibutors are ARI.
Submitted by gregster on Sat, 2015-10-31 04:47
David Pocock cannot be said to be a hero for his chosen sport of rugby, a sport which has served him well.
Neil — by gregster on Fri, 2015-11-06 12:22
Yaron — by Neil Parille on Fri, 2015-11-06 00:10
"Obleftivists embracing — by Doug Bandler The Second on Wed, 2015-11-04 04:42
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2015-10-15 06:59
Some years ago I got into terrible trouble with orthodox Objectivists who were backing Leonard Peikoff's call to vote Democrat across the board because a) socialism was dead as a philosophical force, and thus, not the concern it might otherwise be; b) Republicans were so bad the primary political imperative at the time was to "topple" them; and c) the Republicans, left untoppled, would usher in a Christian theocracy.
Greg — by Doug Bandler The Second on Sun, 2015-11-08 22:17
Hello again Bandler! — by gregster on Fri, 2015-11-06 12:48
deleted — by Doug Bandler The Second on Wed, 2015-11-04 17:54
Submitted by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2015-10-14 13:33
Interesting 15-minute video presentation by 'The Atlas Society's' Ed Hudgins discussing current American politics, and promoting his new book The Republican Party's Civil War: Will Freedom Win?
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2015-10-13 05:46
In my profile of Simon O'Neill, When a Cover-Up Is a Good Thing, written before New Zealand Opera's production of Tosca had opened in Auckland, Mr. O'Neill (hereinafter to be referred to as "Sir Simon" for reasons that will become apparent) pronounced the whole cast "A-Grade." Having attended the Wellington opening on Saturday, I can say without hesitation: they are!
Good music is hard to find... — by mvardoulis on Thu, 2015-10-15 17:58
Submitted by Ed Hudgins on Thu, 2015-10-08 16:56
The Martian Movie Review
October 2, 2015 — The Martian, from director Ridley Scott, is an exciting film about an astronaut stranded on the Red Planet. It celebrates the heroism that comes from human reason. And it points to what it will take for humans in coming decades to make Mars a new home for humanity. With the film coming on the heels of NASA’s confirmation of liquid water on the Martian surface, that home could be closer than you think!
And what I like most — by HWH on Fri, 2015-10-16 19:05
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