A Little Something for Neil
Our friend Kyle over at kyle+blog posted a piece the other day about partner Neil’s love of opera, and in particular, Wagnerian opera. This season the New York Metropolitan Opera is doing the entire Ring Cycle, which apparently is being simulcast in HD in theaters all over the place (though not here in Redneckistan). I had recommended in comments that Neil might enjoy the Tristan und Isolde segment from the 1987 movie Aria. That got me thinking about it, so I went and watched it and thought I’d throw it out here on the blog.
It features a very young Bridget Fonda, and “old” Vegas shows up as one of the real stars of the show. It’s a fairly disturbing video, but then again, the story of Tristan and Isolde isn’t supposed to have a happy ending. Note for those of you who work for anal-retentive employers who can’t distinguish between art and porn – the video features nudity, boobage and some sexy-sexy-time, so if you work for one of these types, best to wait until you get home to view it. Anyway, this one’s for you, Neil: