Monday, August 13, 2012

About the Pet Shop Boys Last Night . . .

Procession of the Pet Shop Boys during the Olympic Closing Ceremonies:

Procession of heretics during an Auto-da-fe:

I hope this explains everything.  You’re welcome.


An Oxford fellow and friend reminds me that the video for the Pet Shop Boys’ 1987 hit “It’s a Sin” uses Inquisition imagery.  And so it does.

I should warn that the song and its history is quite sad.   But having reexamined “It’s a Sin”, I appreciate it and the Pet Shop Boys that much more. 

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