...with roads in terrible winter conditions, extended my stay at the Calgary Petroleum Club .  Bumped into a long ago aquaintance, who dabbles as an angel investor to promising oil companies.  He mentioned the past BioBC conference in February 2012,  the big buzz around Parvus . ( now an award winner ) , like a fool , asked him about Isotechnika , if He heard, knows anything.  He winced,  said that  a reputation as " the AL BUNDY , of Alberta Pharma, sums it up", I  pled ignorance.   He goes on to explain about some top-rated show ,decades ago,   really crude humour , broke the mold for comedies, about a washed-up HIGH-SCHOOL star athlete, gets a girl pregnant, lives out his life in desperation as a shoe salesman, always out of cash, scamming to get some,. .....