12. May 2005 · Comments Off · Categories: imported, Ramble

I ran across a blog I’d not seen before. It looks to be one I’ll be visiting again. But one portion of a sentence really cracked me up when I began reading. I’m sure it’s just me … or is it?:

After the Rape of Lucretia for the Prostate Research Campaign UK, I was invited to another fund-raising event, this time as a guest, ….

Yes. Okay.

So if you know that “The Rape of Lucretia” is an opera by Britten, and you know the blogger is a soprano, it does make sense, but … well … okay … maybe it IS just me? (And please note, I’m NOT making light of the subject of rape. Never would I do that.)

Since I’m totally ignorant about that opera I decided to then do a search on it. Things go from “Patty just has an odd sense of humor” to What were they thinking? now:

VISIT THE STAGE AGENT MESSAGE BOARD ABOUT THIS SHOW
OR CHECK OUT THESE OTHER GREAT SHOWS

Anything Goes
Annie
Chorus Line
Camelot
Iolanthe
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Yes, indeed, if you like “The Rape of Lucretia” you’ll really fall for “Annie”!

Each time you click on the link, by the way, different show suggestions come up. Another click suggested these:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Grease
Passion
King and I, The
Gondoliers

Okay. I’m done. For now.
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