Showing posts from March, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Optik TV First!

Be the first to own Star War s: T he Force Awakens by signing up to TELUS Optik TV! by emil tiedemann I T'S likely more difficult to run into someone who hasn't seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens , which has grossed more than $2 billion since it hit theatres in December. If you're itchin' to see it again, and don't want to wait until the Blu-ray comes out on April 5th, then you might want to pay attention! The best way to view 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is with an Optik TV PVR or DB! Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be available to own on TELUS Optik TV April 1st for just $25! That's four days before it comes out on Blu-ray and a full four weeks before you can rent it on any other TV provider in the country! With TELUS Optik TV, o nce you own it you can watch it as many times as you want for no extra cost! Plus, you don' t need any extra hardware when you purchase Star Wars: The Forc e Awakens through Optik TV fact , yo

The 30 Day #buyYEG Challenge: The Progress

Here's how my 30 Day #buyYEG Challenge went ... by emil tiedemann L AST month, I threw an idea out there to get Edmontonians in the "buy local" mindset, and to try to focus on a lifestyle of supporting hometown and independent businesses and artists. F or a t least 30 days, that is.   The " 30 Day #buyYEG Challenge " is a simple way to support these local establishments and entrepreneurs (especially) during the downturn in the economy, as too many "ma & pa" shops close their doors for good as a result.  But, I couldn't just talk the talk, encouraging others to participate in this challenge. So, for the last 30 days (starting March 1 ), I walked the walk, so to speak. That means I did all I c ould to reinvest in my hometown Edmonton, from what coffee I dr a nk in the morning to what books I read before I went to bed at night.  It's been an amazing 30 days of discovering so many awesome local spots and meeting some folks