MAY
2010
25

The Spectre is Haunting Europe

Manolo says, old Europe is in trouble: governments teeter on the edge of collapse, unemployment is at the record highs, social unrest grows. Dark days loom!

And yet, all of this is the mere sunny walk in the park compared to the true disaster barreling down the road towards the continent…. The Eurovision Song Contest!!!!!

Ayyyyy!

Yes, it all starts out so innocently…
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Finally, a use for all those unemployed Soviet biological warfare scientists.

With bizarre Belurusian human-butterfly genetic mutations!
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What is it with the wings this year?

To be countered by glittery Maltese bird men, hovering ominously behind Justin Beiber-esque divas.
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But this is the mere prelude to the true atrocity, the one which, no matter whatever precautions may be taken, inevitably makes its disastrous appearance at the Eurovision…

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What the Manolo is…

Manolo says, it is Tuesday, time to see what the Manolo is…

Reading…

Watching…

Listening to…

The Manolo has been all about the art song for the past few weeks, for now it is the Peter Warlock. Soon….?