As folks watched the network television debut of Corner Gas: The Movie last night, we used the hashtag #CornerGasMovie. That hashtag did something the cool kids on the street call “Trending Worldwide”. That’s something us middle-aged guys call ‘Not too shabby!’ We were later informed by the network that Twitter shut down the hashtag for awhile, because it was surpassing the allowed number of times it could be used in a specified period. HA! Corner Gas fans broke Twitter??? Take THAT, Kardashian’s oily caboose!View Full Post
It is with deep, profound sadness that I write this post, but here it is.
We received news today that my mother passed away this morning, shortly after 9am (Saskatchewan time). She had been weak and ill for a fairly long time – spending most of the past year either in hospital or care home. Back in June, all seven of her children travelled to Saskatoon, where she lay in hospital, not expected to survive the night. We gathered around her bed and said our tearful goodbyes and waited for news of her passing. The night came and went, and the …View Full Post
The theatrical run of CORNER GAS: THE MOVIE is now behind us. It was a limited special event run, as part of Cineplex’s ‘Front Row Centre’ offerings. The response from people was truly incredible – beyond what we could have hoped. There were reports of sold out theatres from all across this big old country, and night after night we were blown away by the support and positive messages from you awesome people. The cast and crew and screenwriters have been truly and honestly gobsmacked by all this. I’ll never be able to say thank you enough, but if there …View Full Post