Toronto’s election process has officially begun. With advanced polling stations now closed, and election day around the corner on Oct. 22, many people may be trying to decide who to…
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Ryerson grads’ production company to première show about a crack-smoking mayor
LaRue Entertainment, a production company founded by two Ryerson alumni, will debut their new digital series on YouTube called Filth City on Nov. 5. The date also marks the four-year anniversary of Rob Ford’s admitting to smoking crack.
The show is about a fictional big-city mayor embroiled in a controversy surrounding his own crack video. Creating a comedy loosely based on the late Toronto mayor and the scandal he left behind led his brother Doug Ford to call the show “disgusting.”
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