Avenger’s life is Homeric if weird

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by Ray Deonandan

Published in The Varsity, Dec 5, 1988, page 8

Blind in One Ear
by Patrick MacNee
Doubleday
288 pages
$24.95

Recognized globally as the debonair John Steed in British television’s classic series The Avengers, Daniel Patrick MacNee has, to say the least, led an interesting life. In his autobiography, Blind in One Ear, he tells ofhis turmoil-ridden crawl to fame. The triumphs and tribulations he describes are of Homeric proportions. Continue reading

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To Boldly Go Where No Fest Has…

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by Ray Deonandan

First published in The Varsity on Oct 20, 1988, page 8

Star Trek Fest
Northrop Frye Hall
October 14-16

In 1966 Star Trek was first aired, changing forever the substance of network television, and leaving behind it a legacy of intense fandom so widespread that 16 hour Star Trek conventions have become commonplace. Continue reading

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