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Anatomy of a (Somewhat) Viral Video

When my good friend Marie Hui and I got together to record our latest Canucks collaboration last Thursday night, little did we know that the video would go somewhat viral. I say “somewhat” because it’s not like we’re pushing 1,000,000 views or even 100,000 views. But with over 20,000 views in its first two days (it’s at 27,000 views as I write this), it has certainly been a pleasant surprise and it’s well on its way to being my most-viewed video on YouTube (only the Ultimate Canucks Haiku stands in its way…haha).

So how does a goofy song about the new head coach of the Vancouver Canucks become so popular?

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Under John Tortorella (Parody of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”) with Marie Hui

My new Canucks song is a tribute to John Tortorella – the brand new head coach of the Vancouver Canucks.  He brings with him passion, a wealth of experience, and a Stanley Cup win.

This song features the amazing Marie Hui and my son Sean doing some background vocals (along with camera work and holding up cue cards…haha).

I was happy that I got in Torts’ famous line from his first press conference in Vancouver: “If you’re a good loser, you’re a loser.”

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Reflections from the Rangers-Senators Game in Ottawa: Jason Spezza Owes me a Burger

After a full day of work meetings in Ottawa, we made our way to Scotiabank Place in Kanata for the NHL game between the visiting New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators.

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