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Pat Blythe – The Distillers, Starcrawler, a Crazy Road Trip …and Music!

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 30, 2019 by segarini

I have a confession to make. I attended my first ever….and I mean first ever…..punk rock concert on Sunday night. How crazy is that?! While punk rock was exploding both here and across the pond, I was busy raising my son and wasn’t deep into the scene. By the time I moved to Toronto it was beginning to fade although Chris was still photographing The Battered Wives and Teenage Head. I was busy hitting the clubs and listening to Rhinegold, Cinema Face, The Imps, The Kings, The Lincolns, etc. Larger concerts were Queen, Sparks, Santana, The Cars, Long John Baldry, Savoy Brown, Spirit…..you get my drift. The punk scene, for me, was book-ended by life….as a very young mom and Chris. Pretty good bookends actually.

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Nadia Elkharadly: The Feminine Mystique

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 22, 2011 by segarini

Feminism can be a rather abstract concept.  There’s a huge spectrum, from the convenient feminist, who embraces the notion when it suits her, to the militant angry feminist who spells woman “womyn” and eschews the masculine in everything except, apparently her appearance.  But something that everyone should be able to agree on is that feminism, at its core, is about equality for women.  A woman can and should be able to do everything that a man can do.

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