Archive for John F. Kennedy

Roxanne Tellier – The Butterfly Effect

Posted in Movies, Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 17, 2019 by segarini

I’m not sure if I’m blessed or cursed to have a fairly large amount of time in my life in which I can spend hours down the rabbit hole of the Internet, researching and following any thread that interests me.

I can spend days, even weeks,  deep diving into all things esoteric and non. In an ideal world, I would live in a salon, where others of like minds would join me in this intellectual pursuit, and we would solve all of the mysteries of the universe.

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Roxanne Tellier: I Protest!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2014 by segarini

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So if I’ve got 41 new messages on Facebook, 3 books that have to be returned to the library, and the kugel will be ready at 7 p.m., how many nude photos did Jennifer Lawrence upload to the cloud? Answer: One tin soldier ran away.

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Doug Thompson: WHAT, IS IT NEW YEARS ALREADY?

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2014 by segarini

Doug Thompson headshotJohn Lennon said it best in one of my all time favourite songs of his: “So this is Christmas and what have you done.  Another year over, a new one just begun.”  I do so wish that Lennon was still here to continue with his amazing talent.  But some self-centered asshole with a hand gun and a diseased brain (or a mind-controlled one, for all of you conspiracy buffs) silenced that legendary voice forever 33 years ago.

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Roxanne Tellier: Sad Day In Texas

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2013 by segarini

Roxanne DBAWISFifty years on, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still sparks painful memories in the hearts and minds of North American Baby Boomers. Where were you on November 22, 1963, when the American “Camelot” ended?

Kennedy was an impossibly exotic vision to the families of the 60’s. He was the first Irish Catholic to be elected President, something that at that time seemed as impossible as there ever being an African American in the White House. (Or a woman, for that matter, but that will happen too.) He was young, a war hero, from a large and seemingly happy family, and he seemed so very much what we all wanted our families to look like.

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Doug Thompson: CONFESSIONS OF A PROFESSIONAL ROCK AND ROLL INTERVIEWER – “NOBODY TOLD ME THERE’D BE DAYS LIKE THESE…”

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2013 by segarini

Doug Thompson headshotAs a proud member of the first wave of the Baby Boom Generation, there are certain historic events that are indelibly etched in my memory banks.

For example, the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.  Most of us who were alive then, remember exactly where we were when we heard the news.  I was in class in Edmonton (which was the same time zone as Dallas, so we heard around 1PM that President Kennedy has been killed.

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