Black Hawk Down, Indie Game Developers & The Best Opera Ever

Johan Botha as the title character and Renée Fleming as Desdemona in the Metropolitan Opera's fall 2012 run of Verdi's Otello. i i

hide captionJohan Botha as the title character and Renée Fleming as Desdemona in the Metropolitan Opera's fall 2012 run of Verdi's Otello.

Ken Howard /Metropolitan Opera
Johan Botha as the title character and Renée Fleming as Desdemona in the Metropolitan Opera's fall 2012 run of Verdi's Otello.

Johan Botha as the title character and Renée Fleming as Desdemona in the Metropolitan Opera's fall 2012 run of Verdi's Otello.

Ken Howard /Metropolitan Opera

In this week's podcast of All Things Considered, we remember Black Hawk Down, explore the world of independent video games and get a lesson from some tough animal 'mammas.' Plus, host Arun Rath makes the case for why Verdi's Othello is the best opera ever.

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