Jessica Jalbert serenades the crowd at Wunderbar, Friday Oct 29, 2011. Photo by the elusive Yogashoulder.
Today, the citizens of Edmonton know “The Joe”...
…as a multi-faceted media and shipping mogul. His philanthropic motions collide with his criminal undertones, creating mixed feelings about the presence and societal dominance of the Old Ugly organization. The mythology surrounding Gurba’s rise to prominence is a direct result of his ironclad grip on Edmonton’s media. Cleansed of fact, rumor takes a life of its own; the public consciousness...
I am sitting in Jessica Jalbert’s private limousine, waiting on the cool autumn tarmac of the Edmonton International Airport for the world famous rock star’s plane to land. A screaming current of teenagers awaits Jalbert as her plane rests its heavy bulk on the runway. The chaos of the scene is barely mediated by the wall of riot police that line a corridor through the crowd. I can...
Professor Jim Cuming’s office smells of rich is thick with the rich smeel of pipe tobacco. The shelves that line the walls bow under the weight of heavy tomes. Late autumn light streams through a small window, illuminating the school of dust particles swimming through the air. Dr. Cuming is a renowned professor of criminology, about to begin his first semester instructing at the University of...
We interrupt our usual fictional content for this... →
Straight from two sculpted jewels of hyper-masculinity comes the new Edmonton Oilers pump up song — new young beats for the new young team. Read the article in the Edmonton Journal. Notice this FIERCE quote: The main theme, I guess, is revenge because we thought that’s probably how the Oilers feel like now after a few bad seasons. When they do have a good season, it will be like this...
The Ongoing Argument...
…continues about Joseph “The Joe” Gurba’s increasing control of Edmonton’s media. As usual, Gurba, the notorious Edmonton kingpin, will broadcast his personal radio show on the mighty CJSR from 11am-1pm today. After acquiring Rawlco this weekend through extended hostile takeover, Gurba’s radio empire, now unified under flagship station CJSR, controls every...
Have you seen our home? →
Fertile minded fans, have you seen the new web-side property we constructed? It is a model of minimalist cyber-suburbia: a lived-in show house that we only clean when we know you are coming over. You can never tell. Visit us: olduglyco.com