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    A hobbyist’s devotion

    There are geeks for just about everything, nowadays. Meags Fitzgerald, a self-professed photobooth nerd, has created what has got to be one of the mos...

  • Sherbrooke Liquor, one of Edmonton’s privatized liquor stores // Lauren de Leeuw

    Bottled-up costs

    In retrospect, the 1988 Christmas wish list of Alberta’s alcohol purveyors was modest. Jim Hansen, then executive vice-president of the Alberta ...

  • // Meaghan Baxter

    Abolishing mediocre sushi

    Most sushi places in Edmonton are subject to contending twin forces which, while ensuring a cosmic equilibrium that keeps the universe from tearing it...

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    Just add guitars

    The Hold Steady has long been the a rock band with some muscle in its songs, but for a number of years and albums that muscle was augmented by the cre...

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    Music from the depths

    Fri, Jul 18 – Sat, Jul 19 (8:30 pm) Blue Chair Cafe, sold out Mary Gauthier is on day two of a three-day songwriting workshop she’s hosting and ...

A hobbyist’s devotion

There are geeks for just about everything, nowadays. Meags Fitzgerald, a self-professed photobooth nerd, has created what has got to be one of the most impressive acts of devotion to a hobby: a 280-page graphic novel. In Photobooth: A Biography, Fitzgerald weaves her own story of researching and celebrating photobooths with an extensive history of…