Jun 24, 2011

Having Two Famous Women Named "Callista" Is Too Confusing

Sandy Huffaker, 6/23/11:
Newt Gingrich is a Nibelung out of legend, obsessed with gold and jewels, and his wife Callista is some sort of bird princess. He cursed his staff to turn into blackbirds if they betrayed him, but they fled his demesne anyway.

In the next opera, he'll battle Wotan for his spear and magic helmet.

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