Internet, sometimes there's a news story that's so outrageously pants-wettening that it cannot possibly be true. Like the UFO crazies and the Bigfoot researchers, I want to believe that this little nibble is true.
Stelvio Cipriani hired by Vatican to work on musical version of the life of the Virgin Mary
This name is probably familiar to some of my fellow trashthusiasts as the composer responsible for the "Nightmare City" score as well as the music from "Ring of Darkness," which is notable for its totally fucking awesome Satanic interpretive dance opening credits. Is it possible that the man who worked with Mario Bava on "Bay of Blood" and "Baron Blood" is now working with the Pope-ah?
I desperately need to believe this is 100% true. I read it on the internet--it must be.