Archive for Michael Hollett

Segarini: The BobChart – Week 9

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 CroppedYou may have noticed a dearth of posts this week on DBAWIS, but I want you to know that there is a reasonable explanation for those of us who are Missing in Action.

The Annual NXNE  Music Overload and Liver Destruction Derby is in full swing.

If you have been wondering where Nadia, Emy, Cameron, and myself have been, we have been under various tables in numerous bars until 4:00 am every night for the past week trying to talk our livers (and our ears) into taking one more shot of tequila, one more 3-chord onslaught, one more beer ticket and one more deep-fried coconut battered prawn in the name of science, and to keep you, our beloved readers, up to date on all things Pop Culture.


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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – Lists

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 10, 2013 by segarini

Shanghai Aug 2012I love lists, especially when they pertain to music.  I had a great chat with Now Weekly Editor/Publisher Michael Hollett last month as he was putting together the “50 Best Toronto Albums Ever” (which was Now’s cover story last week).  More on that later. My love of lists began in 1977 with the publication of “The Book Of Lists” written by David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace and Amy Wallace. As a teenager it quickly replaced the “Guinness Book Of World Records” as the time wasting no-brainer book that you could pick up anytime, turn to any page, and by mesmerized by the amount of fascinating trivia.

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