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Subject: Re: Are Americans loosing their interest in Opera?
From: Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 5 Jun 2017 20:23:40 -0700
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I guess the ultimate example of cell phone induced electronic media and the
resultant short attention span is that twat of a twittering President we
have put lording over us.

Donald

On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Patrick Byrne wrote:
>
> I wouldn't disagree that America has been considerably dumbed down,
> culturally.  But it is
> also a fact that cuntural and entertainment tastes simply change over
> time.  Opera has been
> "niche" entertainment - and a very small niche at that - for quite some
> time.  With the
> internet, cell phones, and other forms of electronic media, which
> inculcate short attention
> spans and cater to the shallower but more accessible forms of pop
> entertainment, opera will
> continue to get nichier.  That is reality.  Learn to live with it.
>
> MDW
>
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