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Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2014 by segarini

Jaimie as King George

In the early morning aftermath of two tragic military assassinations in Quebec and Ottawa, Ontario this week America tuned in and saw a different kind of Canada.

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Nadia Elkharadly: Sometimes you need a woman’s touch

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 2, 2012 by segarini

This past weekend I had the pleasure of seeing one of my favourite local bands live for the first time in over a year.  Toronto’s own White Cowbell Oklahoma took the stage at Lee’s Palace for their CD release party, but there were a couple of new faces on stage.  The most notable new face was that of guitarist Joan Smith (from another awesome local band Little Foot Long Foot).  Now, a great musician joining a great band is always worth mentioning, but in this case the value is twofold.  Besides the fact that Smith is an incredible guitarist and singer, she also happens to be a woman.  This wouldn’t be noteworthy either, except I’ve always thought of White Cowbell Oklahoma as one of the, well, manliest band’s out there.

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JAIMIE VERNON: The Further Decline Of Western Civilization

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on April 7, 2012 by segarini

This week I came to the startling revelation (at least for me) that the human race, as a species, has reached evolutionary saturation. We are now at the tipping point of depravity, debauchery, and hedonistic self-pursuit where Rome and Greece collapsed as empires. Aside from the fighting and political upheavals – which are the cornerstone of all megologarchies since we learned to beat each other with clubs – our descent as a species rises and falls on what we spend our time doing between wars.

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