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  •  the tight schedule is because of...... (1+ / 0-)
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    .......the sheer length of the opera, of course, and because I'll be @ the symphony that night (duh), which leaves very little time to pen the impressions of the HD-cast.  I might be able to write a chunk of it in advance, if I get my act together.  (Of course, if I had my act together, I wouldn't be a loser.  Talk about circular logic.)

    "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

    by chingchongchinaman on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 10:31:22 PM PST

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    •  My actogether made me a loser; your risk? (0+ / 0-)

      When the rookie reviewer who finds that she and more importantly, her focus group of Italian American ladies in the row behind her (who after all are legacy members of the Verdi-lovers club) loved the opera except for the SNAFU of the curse, while the reviewers on whom she had based her act togethering draft had at best just tolerated the opera the actogether made her a loser.

      Siegfried as risky a business? Wagner still have his cult members outside of Bayreuth?

      "Are you bluish? You don't look bluish," attributed to poet Roger Joseph McGough, for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine (1968).

      by BlueStateRedhead on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 07:16:04 PM PST

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