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NOTHING WAS EVER NORMAL by Jaimie Vernon

Posted in COVID 19, music, Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 19, 2020 by segarini


This week, in Ontario, the government decided to put the brakes on their re-integration plan to have us return to normal because the pandemic has decided to return for a victory lap. They shut down public spaces and gathering places like bars and restaurants because despite being told not to act like selfish jackasses scoring hookers and turning their livers in alcohol-filled swimming pools on the last night before their wedding day, idiots be idioting. Couple that with people marching in parades demanding that they have the right to be jackasses and endangering the health of everyone else and it seems our dear leaders had no choice.

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Roxanne Tellier: Death By A Thousand Cuts – Why You Should Care About the CBC

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2014 by segarini

Roxanne DBAWIS

In 1922, the first licences for private commercial radio stations appeared. Then, as now, Canadians were more likely to listen to American stations than Canadian. By 1928, a royal commission (The Aird Commission) was established by the federal government, to advise on the future of broadcasting in Canada. It recommended the creation of a nationally owned company to operate a coast-to-coast broadcast system. In 1932 the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC) was born.

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JAIMIE VERNON – THE EVOLUTION WILL NO LONGER BE TELEVISED

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2013 by segarini

Broadcasts_hirezThis week the Rock Goddess and I made the decision to dump our TV cable subscription. Since work on my Encyclopedias began in earnest in the summer of 2011 I’ve spent less time in front of the Boob Tube and almost all kill-your-tvmy time online – Facebook, YouTube, etc. It’s an issue of time, really. Following the release of my books I’ve been (mostly) employed and fully engaged in putting food on the table and falling asleep – often while waiting for the food to come to the table. Similarly, the Rock Goddess. 

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