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 Sep 11 - 17, 2008 
In its second year, the Duke City Improv Festival doles out two weekends' worth of improv, with 14 performances by local and national troupes and three intensive workshops. We ask the troupes a series of hard-hitting, sidesplitting questions.
NEWS/OPINION
Should the state provide medical marijuana to those who qualify? A nonprofit organization wakes up to a puzzling headline, and the Bureau of Elections is still without a director. Plus, a list of words that plague the journalistic world.
Websclusive: Nonvoters
Why some people choose not to vote. If you are not going to vote this is your last chance to tell us about it.
MUSIC
Local label owner Zac Webb chats about the record biz and his baby, Vinyl Countdown. And experimental electro artist Reba Hasko flies across the ocean and lands in the desert.
Websclusive: It's the Vinyl Countdown!
Read the extended interview, enjoy entertaining videos.
FOOD
Greenside Café cooks up stick-to-your-ribs cuisine with a chill Cedar Crest attitude. And leftover tomatoes can be used in most anything you're cooking.
FILM & TV
Man on Wire tells the story of tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s illegal 1974 attempt to perform a high-wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
ARTS/LIT
The STIR festival celebrates “the profound connections between words and the world." And Colosseum is full of self-conscious occlusions, far-reaching links and some oracular, beautiful lines.

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The Daily Word in Twitter power, Letterman and crane style.

The Daily Word

California oil spills have a sticky history.

In case you haven’t heard, David Letterman has retired.

Civilians were trapped in Palmyra by Islamic State.

World leaders speak to millions on Twitter.

Albuquerque kicks off Beer Week.

Breaking News: Teenagers are idiots.

APD not really sure if red light cameras make a difference.

A crane beat three tigers in real life Kung-Fu Panda.

Delta’s new saftey video will make you want to watch for pure entertainment.

news

The Daily Word in ROBOTS! & Digital Perception

The Daily Word

are you your real self? or your digital self?

fancy yourself an artist aye? meet this kid

renaissance art, renaissance schmart

mole fhtagn

singularity? skynet? ROBOT ARMAGEDDON? charming programming?

a man and his eel, both alike in dignity, in fair verona, where we lay our scene

when life hands you a heap paradox, bury your head in the sand

I need surgery and by god I need an octopus to do it!

damn, those buns are fine

first rule of internet conspiracies, everyone talks about internet conspiracies

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new record from Thee Oh Sees ... Guitar Hero Live ... and American Idol’s demise.
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