Archive for Movies

Bob Reboots (The) Batman

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2019 by segarini

I have been a voracious reader ever since I was able to read. Little Big Books, Golden Books, and when I was 4, comic books.

I had an uncle on my mother’s side named Swede Bronner. He and his family lived in a little town just south of San Jose California called Morgan Hill. Uncle Swede had a pharmacy there which included a little soda fountain, and a rather large wooden magazine rack, the lower half of which was nothing but comics.

Dell, Fawcett, EC, National, and Timely…the big publishers at the time, and a few lesser-known lights like Charlton and Harvey filled the rows with brightly coloured covers that drew me to them like an ant to a picnic…barely noticed by adults, they were eye-level candy to kids…of which I was one.

Uncle Swede, seeing me drawn to this display, leaned down and said, “Take as many as you want, Bobby, and if you like them, you can have more whenever you visit.” I had to make 3 trips to the car.

 – Originally published on March 28th, 2016

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Bob VS Social Media – Full Disclosure and a Snake!

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2018 by segarini

When I first landed on Social Media, I was smitten with the opportunity to reach 1000s of people with a few key strokes and hitting ‘enter’, or being able to have a conversation with someone without holding a phone to my ear by using Messenger to ask or answer a question without interrupting whatever I was working on for more than a few seconds.

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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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A Segarini Rerun – 29+ Great Movies I Will Never Tire Of Watching That You May Have Never Seen

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , on October 14, 2017 by segarini

Bob 2015 2

From exactly a year ago. A new addition to my Movie Lust coming soon. In the meantime…This. – Bob

Music may be my life and ‘job’ and undoubtedly, my most well-honed and informed skill-set, but it is not what I do for ‘fun’. What my spare time (Ha!) is used for, is my passion for movies and television.

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Segarini – 2016: Year of the Faceplant or We’re All Bozos On This (Short) Bus

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2017 by segarini

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We have swallowed the Kool-Aid, jumped the shark, and lifted the horse’s tail.

…and in so doing, created a world imagined by Phillip K. Dick, Hunter Thompson, Mike Judge, and Stephen King.  Curated by Gary Larson, Louie CK, and Rod Serling…and now occupied by even our Brightest Lights, who have been sucked into this Black Hole along with the rest of us. That annoying sound you hear are millions of knuckles, dragging across the Linoleum Floor of Destiny…and the wailing of the still upright Brain Trust that allowed this to happen….

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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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Segarini – 29+ Great Movies I Will Never Tire Of Watching That You May Have Never Seen

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , on October 14, 2016 by segarini

Bob 2015 2

Music may be my life and ‘job’ and undoubtedly, my most well-honed and informed skill-set, but it is not what I do for ‘fun’. What my spare time (Ha!) is used for, is my passion for movies and television.

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Segarini – Yays and Nays

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 16, 2016 by segarini

Bob Glancy

This one is Short and Sweet…like a cupcake….

Things I like get a YAY, things I do not like get a NAY. I am a verrry complicated man. We will start with the obvious….

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Segarini – Excerpts from “The Portable Bob” Part Two

Posted in Fiction, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 1, 2016 by segarini

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If all goes according to plan, this October will see the release of my first book, “The Portable Bob” which is a collection of some of my favourite DBAWIS columns and some new, never published stories and articles.

As promised, here are some more excerpts from The Portable Bob, and if you want to, use the comment section below to let me know what columns and stories YOU would like to see reprinted, updated, or elaborated on, AND if there is anything NEW you would like me to write about. Also take a look at the gallery of potential Book Covers at the bottom of the column and let us know which one(s) you like, or suggest a totally different idea. Let your thoughts be known in the comment section below. A few of you will be winning an autographed copy of the tome just ahead of its release. No details to share yet (the Holiday has made it hard to contact those who are in charge of the details), so they will be forthcoming in the near future. Yesterday’s excerpts were mostly about this and that…these are a little more biographical and music-centric. Enjoy.

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Segarini – Excerpts from “The Portable Bob” Part One

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 30, 2016 by segarini

The Pope Cover

If all goes according to plan, this October will see the release of my first book, “The Portable Bob” which is a collection of some of my favourite DBAWIS columns and some new, never published stories and articles.

Today and tomorrow, I am sharing some of the excerpts from the book with you, and would like you to use the comment section below to let me know what columns and stories YOU would like to see reprinted, updated, or elaborated on, AND if there is anything NEW you would like me to write about. Also take a look at the gallery of potential Book Covers at the bottom of the column and let us know which one(s) you like, or suggest a totally different idea. Let your thoughts be known in the comment section below. A few of you will be winning an autographed copy of the tome just ahead of its release. Details tomorrow.

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