Archive for Jack Layton

Pat Blythe – George Floyd and Black Out Tuesday…..and music

Posted in life, Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2020 by segarini

“The further society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it”George Orwell

The world is a fucking mess!! It’s a like a huge ball of dirt that can no longer be swept under the carpet. We’ve been doing that far too long and the carpet just isn’t big enough to hide the dirt anymore. Online news, social media, newspapers, all littered with the horrific happenings from around the world but with a particular focus on the U.S. A runaway virus, isolation, unemployment, too many deaths, hate crimes, looting, brutality, murder…..the list is endless. Any kind of optimism is taking a beating and beginning to fade as I sit typing this. I fear for what could possibly happen and how it will all turn out. It’s like we’ve all lost our collective minds!

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The Weekend Roundup: OhCanada! Canadian Music, Movies, Books, and Television: Overlooked and Underfunded.

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , on April 29, 2011 by segarini

Next year, I will be celebrating 40 years of living in Canada. What makes this unusual (and insane to many I call friends) is that I migrated here from The Promised Land; California. Why, some of you will ask, scratching your heads through your Roots toques and taking another sip of your Timmy’s double double, would anyone in their right mind move from the fabled land of MILFs and Honey and move to a climate better suited to parkas and gloves instead of beach towels and flip flops? Well, first of all, who says I am in my right mind?

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