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A Bland Brahms, Vibrant Wagner ... and Sensational Sibelius

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 3:31 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Brahms's Third Symphony is his shortest and quietest. In the hands of Maestro Edo de Waart and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at the Fowler Centre on Friday night it was altogether too quiet in this reviewer's humble opinion. Maestro says the music ... More >>

Rach Packs 'Em In!

Monday, 30 October 2017, 3:47 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Wellingtonians fair flocked to the Fowler Friday night to hear the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in an all-Rachmaninoff programme. They left more rapt with Rach than ever. More >>

When a Cover-Up Is a Good Thing

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:25 am | Lindsay Perigo

Tenor Simon O'Neill loves coming back to Wellington. He did the Honours year of his music degree here, studying with the iconic Emily Mair, who, "along with my Aunt Eileen," is "my favourite person in Wellington." He says as a ... More >>

NZSO's 'Power and Passion—Liszt and Mahler'

Monday, 13 July 2015, 8:25 pm | Lindsay Perigo

There are two types of people in the world: those who worship Gustav Mahler and those who do not. For those who do, Mahler's music is a religious experience. Mahler is not so much a composer as a Deity, in whose Presence one shall inexorably convulse ... More >>

Black Trash Trashes Baltimore; White Trash Makes Excuses

Friday, 1 May 2015, 8:48 pm | Lindsay Perigo

For using this title, I shall of course be accused of being a racist—by racists. More >>

Campbell Live and the Culture of Cretinism

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:57 am | Lindsay Perigo

The rumoured looming demise of Campbell Live has triggered an avalanche of obituaries for "true current affairs," of which John Campbell, his fans claim, is the last embodiment standing. More >>

America (RIP)'s Revised National Anthem | Lindsay Perigo

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 9:51 pm | Lindsay Perigo

I have modified the lyrics to Star-Spangled Banner to take into account Airhead America's utter, suicidal capitulation to moronry and totalitarianism. This is dedicated most of all to those who should know better: [pseudo-]Objectivists who speak of "Islamism" ... More >>

Lindsay Perigo : The O'Lielly Factor

Monday, 9 March 2015, 10:32 am | Lindsay Perigo

In a world where "journalism" has come to mean left-wing advocacy as practised by the mainstream pseudo-media (MSPM henceforth), Fox News stands out. It is openly engaged in right -wing advocacy. More >>

Two Lanzas, Two Americas

Friday, 28 December 2012, 12:08 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Three generations ago, in 1950, handsome young tenor Mario Lanza was King of the Airwaves, with his ballad, Be My Love , sitting atop the pop charts, as secure as his High C, for 34 weeks and soaring out from jukeboxes everywhere. Its lyrics were ... More >>

Lindsay Perigo Liberty Conference Speech

Saturday, 6 October 2012, 12:42 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Martin Luther King said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” More >>

Ban the Ban-Mongers - Lindsay Perigo

Saturday, 14 July 2012, 11:39 am | Lindsay Perigo

The nanny-statists in Labour are behaving true to their bossyboot-busybody form in calling for "changes to stop the normalisation of alcohol by sporting and cultural heroes amid an explosion of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome," says SOLO Principal Lindsay ... More >>

Perigo 8 - Don Brash Goes Round Two With Lindsay

Monday, 16 May 2011, 10:23 am | Lindsay Perigo

Perigo Episode 8: Now that Don Brash is leading the Act Party where's he going to take it? As the son of a preacher-man what does he now think about God, the universe, Gay-Basher- Banks and Rodney? Join Lindsay tonight to find out. More >>

PERIGO! with Don Brash, 12/5/11

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 2:10 pm | Lindsay Perigo

He’s been accused of being Old, Egotistical and Grumpy! Now that Don Brash is leading the Act Party where’s he going to take it? As the son of a preacher-man what does he now think about God, the Universe, Gay-Bashing- Banks and Rodney? Join ... More >>

Perigo! 5/5/11

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 3:37 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Who is John Galt? Who was Ayn Rand? What is Atlas Shrugged? More >>

Perigo Interviews Don Brash

Saturday, 23 April 2011, 11:52 am | Lindsay Perigo

Dr. Brash acknowledges a new party is under.consideration. Such is his disappointment with a Key-led government. Watch the interview here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuQG3Etc2KA ends More >>

Peritorial,Perigo! Show #4 - Child Molesters of the Mind

Monday, 18 April 2011, 11:16 am | Lindsay Perigo

Good evening and welcome to Perigo! I'm Lindsay Perigo and I'm dangerous. Perigo is Portuguese for "danger" and I want to be that to the enemies of reason, freedom and excellence. Tonight, the child-molesters of the mind who infest the state education ... More >>

SOLO-NZ Op-Ed: The Tyranny of Umbrage

Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 12:29 pm | Lindsay Perigo

"What is freedom of expression? Without freedom to offend, it ceases to exist," wrote Salman Rushdie. Rushdie once offended Muslims, the most prominent of whom at the time issued a *fatwa* against him. Muslims like to use the freedom afforded them ... More >>

Miscellaneous Musings

Saturday, 25 September 2010, 10:10 am | Lindsay Perigo

One of the few New Zealand journalists worthy of the name died this week. Graeme Hunt, onetime news editor and then editor-at-large for the National Business Review , passed away on Wednesday. An independent candidate for the Albany ward of the new ... More >>

SOLO-International Op-Ed: Take the Pledge!

Friday, 24 September 2010, 6:36 pm | Lindsay Perigo

Nearly thirty years ago, as a budding Objectivist libertarian who had thrown off the shackles of both Marxism and the knee-jerk nihilism that set in after it, I thrilled to Ronald Reagan's bold inaugural proclamation that "the economic ills we suffer ... More >>

Lindsay Perigo: The Race for the Pits

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 12:19 pm | Lindsay Perigo

I wonder how many television viewers there are like me for whom watching the six o’clock news on TVNZ or TV3 was until recently a staple of their daily routine but who now repair to online sources for their news because the network bulletins ... More >>

 

 

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