The Met Goes Viral


The Metropolitan Opera, in an apparent bid to capture the eyeballs of highbrow office slackers, is introducing Met Player, an on-demand video site. It launches next Wednesday, the 125th anniversary of the Met's first show, with 37 video clips and 120 audio clips dating back to 1937. A monthly subscription will run you $15, and a yearly can be had for $150. Finally, a little class in a medium so often dominated by lowest-comm … hey look, pug bowling! [NYT]