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World-Renowned Fake Expert Grants Dougald Lamont Expert Status

December 28, 2011

    I am in a list of “experts” cited in John Hodgman‘s outstanding new book, THAT IS ALL. Due to space-saving constraints and the rules of typography, my name was printed, not in the 1pt font that it deserved, but the SAME SIZE as actual famous people and real experts, creating the WELCOME ILLUSION, to […]

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Preview of the cover of Three Dreams Deep

December 5, 2011

Preview of the cover of the next book for young readers by D. F. Lamont, Three Dreams Deep:

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The Jinx – #1 on the YA Best Seller List

September 23, 2011

The Jinx is at the #1 spot for Books for Young People Best Sellers List for Sept 18, 2011! You can buy a softcover at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, or online (or in e-book format) here:               Become a Fan of The Jinx on Facebook! 

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Signed Copies of The Jinx

September 13, 2011

If you live in Canada, you can buy signed copies of The Jinx direct from me. The cost is $12.49  + 5% GST and $2.50 shipping and handling. If you want to meet me in person, I will also be: • At McNally Robinson Grant Park on Sept 21, 2011 at 7pm for the official […]

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Spongee: Checks Lies & Videotape – The Director’s Cut

August 30, 2011

A cult favourite documentary about the cult favourite sport of sponge hockey, played by 10,000 obsessed fans in -30C weather in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It tells the story of the sport and a man, who, after the humiliation of being traded for a bag of pucks, suspects that he may have lost a championship because […]

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The Jinx

August 16, 2011

August 16, 2011 WINNIPEG, CANADA – Manitoba writer Dougald Lamont is hoping his first book, The Jinx, will be a hit with young readers of ebooks around the world. It’s the story of Stephen Grayson, a 13-year old whose run of bad luck gets so bad he worries he is endangering his family. Fearing he […]

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Highlands of Durham Games 2011

May 24, 2011

  The Highlands of Durham Games is in its 16th year in Elgin, Uxbridge, Ontario. Jetpack Media is providing marketing support – including direct e-mail, online sales, building the website, managing Facebook and social media updates, and most recently creating this ad. Highlands of Durham Games Ad 2011  

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You are Here

April 23, 2011

Nice piece on a viral video campaign Jetpack Media created for Destination Winnipeg. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/TV/you-are-here-120533574.html “When I was a kid, we used to visit my grandparents in England, and I remember seeing The 39 Steps on TV in the middle of the day,” says Dougald Lamont, owner of Winnipeg-based Jetpack Media and creator of the clip-compilation […]

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Jetpack Media

January 5, 2011

Jetpack Media provides design services for print, web, video production, strategic communications and public relations. We provide the highest quality work, and know what it means to hit a deadline – whether it’s for writing and editing a print document, launching a website, producing a web video, developing a communications plan or writing a press […]

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Panoramic Photos

December 30, 2010

Jetpack Media can create 360 degree panoramas for your business as well, for print, video or web. They are particularly useful when you want to give potential customers a chance to immerse themselves in a space – whether you are renting or selling.

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