Archive for Halloween

Roxanne Tellier – Politically Incorrect

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 28, 2018 by segarini

In the mid nineties, my husband and I decided to do a West Coast trip. We were looking forward to reconnecting with a special family, and enjoying the beauty of California.

But there was one special stopover I was determined to make, one that I had pre-planned and booked as soon as we had decided on the holiday.

I wanted to watch a taping of an episode of Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect.

In Los Angeles, people beg you to come and be a ‘live audience’ for the shows being taped. But I’ve been on a ton of game shows, a reality show, and some comedy shows, so none of that appealed. But, Bill Maher, on the other hand …

I’d never missed an episode. Every week I waited anxiously for Friday night to come around, and was sure to be planted in front of the telly the moment it began.

That series, Politically Incorrect, ran from 1993 to 2002, first on Comedy Central, and then on ABC.  Ironically, the show was cancelled due to … political incorrectness.

Is that not the most delicious irony?

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Roxanne Tellier – The Madness of King Donald

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 29, 2017 by segarini

To quote Crosby, Stills & Nash … “It’s getting to the point, that I’m no fun anymore.”  Well, at least when it comes to debating the psychoses of our current hot topics.

But I CAN still be fun! Here’s my Halloween costume!

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Bob’s Annual Halloween Column and Mandatory Accordion Lesson

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by segarini

This was originally published in 2012. It has been updated with additions and is presented here with the full support and co-operation of the “So You Want to Be Diabetic” foundation and proud manufacturer’s of  Atomic SugarBalls, sweet jumbo compressed Sugar Globes made from 100% Cane Sugar and covered in a thick candy shell made of 200% reclaimed sugar from the bottom of millions of boxes of Sugar Frosted Flakes…They’re GREAT! . Recommended by Dentists, Doctors, and the  American Council on Obesity, Diabetes, and Acne.

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Roxanne Tellier – Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2017 by segarini

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Hopefully most of us will be lucky enough to be gathered together at some point with friends and family to share the bounty of the harvest – or at least the goodies we’ve bought from our local grocers — and that most precious of commodities …. our time.

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Segarini: Happy Halloween Again and an Unfinished Murder

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2016 by segarini

This was originally published in 2012. It has been updated with additions and is presented here with the full support and co-operation of the “So You Want to Be Diabetic” foundation and proud manufacturer’s of  Atomic SugarBall Jumbo Sweet Globes.

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Halloween shows up again today. A holiday enjoyed by young and old alike, it is a great excuse to spend time with your kids, indulge your chocolate and sugar jones, or dress up like Dracula, a Trump (many to choose from), or Keith Richards, depending on just how scary you want to be. Here then, are some Halloween diversions, costume tips, and things to do leading up to tonight’s celebration of witches, goblins, diabetes, and the undead.

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Roxanne Tellier: Nothing But the Tooth

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 1, 2015 by segarini

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Most of us take our clever bodies for granted, assuming that all our bits and pieces will do as they are told. The wonders of how all of our actions and bodily functions come together are something we don’t really think about.

Until something goes wrong.

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JAIMIE VERNON – The Top 10 Ghoulest Songs of All Time

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2015 by segarini

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Well, it’s that time of year again, folks. Leaves fall from the trees, skies turn grey and the Toronto Maple Leafs pretend they’re going to play hockey. But amongst the fall classics comes Halloween where we celebrate the spooky, the haunting, the unnerving, the fun, and yet chilling Halloween tuneage.

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