Archive for Star Trek

Roxanne Tellier – One of These Things is Not Like the Other

Posted in life, Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 26, 2020 by segarini

At a party last summer, I met someone who looked very like Patrick Steward, aka, Captain Picard of Star Trek fame.

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JAIMIE VERNON – STAMPS OF APPROVAL

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

Jaimie as King George

This week Canada Post released a series of Original Series ‘Star Trek’ postage stamps featuring Captain Kirk, Spock, Bones and Scotty. Kirk, of course, was played by the human punchline and proudly Canadian William Shatner and his enemy in real life James Doohan, also Canadian, was Scotty.

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Segarini: Bring Out Your Dead Part Two – Solo No Mo – Death by Request and/or The Final Career Move

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2016 by segarini

Bob and Darth3

When you think about books, movies, and television whose stories and characters become franchises, one of the reasons for their continuing existence is the sound of a cash register ringing up sales and the effort itself attracting many eyeballs and return visits. What is strange is killing off a fictional character for no other reason than financial gain…or, in at least one case…a request from one person for no other reason than a personal desire to distance himself from the biggest reason he has a career….

If you haven’t read it yet, here’s Part 1 of Bring Out Your Dead

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Segarini – Bring Out Your Dead or Solo No Mo

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 5, 2016 by segarini

Bob Q107 1983

Facebook was a beautiful verdant meadow when I first signed up 8 or so years ago. A place where you could look for and find lost friends, renew relationships, reconnect with your old home town, meet new people, and be exposed to music and movies you either didn’t know about or had forgotten. I could hardly wait to go online and see what wonders awaited me…
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JAIMIE VERNON – SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER

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

Jaimie as King George

On November 19th I will be 51 years old. I was born three days before the Kennedy assassination so that puts me in a respectable place to look at a half-century of human endeavour and simultaneous failings with some authority.

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JAIMIE VERNON – IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE (SLIGHT RETURN)

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2014 by segarini

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This week I went to see ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as one of the few films I’ve had time to check out this year (‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘Transformers: Age of Bayisms’ the others). As the trailers and teasers have been unfolding for months online I came to realize that I’ve been waiting, unknowingly, over 30 years for this movie.

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JAIMIE VERNON – DON’T TRY (CAREER) SUICIDE

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

250_23750261354_2817_nNot since Marlon Brando and his moo moo ate their way through Hollywood on the back of non-returnable advances for movies he did everything possible to avoid making has there been so many entertainment types hell bent on changing career paths by killing off their meal tickets.

Thursday it came to light that Canadian rapper Drake was being a social mediot by bad mouthing Rolling Stone magazine for bumping his cover story in favour of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. News flash, Degrassi Boy: Hoffman has more cache dead than you will ever have alive. A simple “I’m disappointed in the turn of events, but understand Rolling Stone’s editorial decision. DrakeRespect PSH” would have sufficed. Instead, he show-boated. And like fellow rap asshat Kanye West, Drake will attempt to deflect now that people have taken to hating him more than they do already. He’ll mea culpa and return to his life shilling for the Toronto Raptors basketball team.

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