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Sand in Montreal

Don George’s New Website: Don’s Place

Date: January 25th, 2007 | No Comments

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Leaving Montreal

Date: July 22nd, 2003 | 2 comments

The radio show aired yesterday during afternoon drive time and both Christine and I were able to hear it. It went very well and we didn't think that she cut anything from the segment. It must've been about ten minutes long. I'm going to try and get the tape.
I took it fairly easy yesterday [read more]

Meeting Sarah Vowell

Date: July 19th, 2003 | No Comments

I made it to Sarah's show, but sadly she the press sheet was wrong and she had gone up earlier, not near the end. No matter, I had her gift bag sent to her and walked up and introduced myself after the show. She seemed a bit overwhelmed and admitted to being distracted, but [read more]

CBC airing postponed

Date: July 18th, 2003 | No Comments

We had a good time meeting Anne LagacÚ Dowson Friday afternoon. She's the hostess of CBC Homerun in Montreal. CBC is the equivalent of our NPR. As things happen they had some technical difficulties with their equipment and we took a few tapes of our interview. For those reasons the show did not air [read more]

Hello Montreal!-with pics!

Date: July 18th, 2003 | 1 comment

That's how I began the event, you know, like they do at concerts. First, lets go back to the set up. As we arrived, we were greeted by Dan, one of the coordinators, who said hello with a series of disclaimers. Christine Michaud and I arrived twenty minutes early. There were 15 chairs in front [read more]

Extreme Guerrilla Marketing: Last Pics from Montreal

Date: July 25th, 2003 | 3 comments

So, who is Erik the Leo-tern? He is a BootsnAll member, Travelers’ Tales Editors’ Choice contributor, and now follower of Written Road.
Here are the pics
Erik in his Leo-tern uniform, hard at work.
It was Erik’s idea to dress up in a pink bra, and what a good one it was! Erik was video-ed, felt up, [read more]

Sand on the Streets

Date: July 20th, 2003 | 1 comment

Yesterday was crazy busy. Every three hours seemed like a whole new day. I'm writing this Sunday morning Montreal time, and I will give you a few of our guerrila marketing highlights.
* Placed postcards at some of the boutiques and bookstores on the very popular rue Saint Denis.
* Put postcards in the bathrooms at Best [read more]

Sand Backstage

Date: July 19th, 2003 | 1 comment

Erik and I picked up my press pass at the Delta hotel where it seems several of the industry professionals have been set up. Unfortunately I don't have an eye for celebs, so I have no idea who we saw coming in and out of the building while we were there. Various media were also [read more]

Sand on Canadian Public Radio

Date: July 18th, 2003 | No Comments

Christine and I will be interviewed today on CBCRadio–HomeRun with Anne Lagace Dowson 88.5 in Montreal. The show airs 4-6p.m. (Montreal time) and can be heard live online at http://www.montreal.cbc.c [read more]

Sand in Montreal: Chapters and Indigo

Date: July 17th, 2003 | 1 comment

We're here! Me and the 200+ pounds of promotional material. Going through customs was a mixed bag. The first man,who looked at my passport, and me beneath his wiry silver frames, kept me at his booth a little while sizing up my business at the Just For Laughs Festival. After marking up my sheet, he [read more]

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