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 Sep 18 - 24, 2008 
Maren Tarro braves mud and horror stories to find the enigmatic mesa; a place where living off the grid leaves plenty of time for self-growth and calling your own shotsas long as you have enough water to survive.
NEWS/OPINION
Albuquerque's about to start drinking river water. A good-natured midway worker tells us what it's like to be employed at the State Fair. And John McCain picks a fight with the media.
MUSIC
17 Hippies stumps iTunes' genre-classification system at ¡Globalquerque! Plus, a faux-interview with Ani DiFranco.
FOOD
A trip to Northern New Mexico yields bear omelet and roasted lamb heads.
FILM & TV
At long last, Santa Fe has a Metaphysical Film Festival. And the locally produced TV pilot "Legal Hawks" hits the KiMo.
ARTS/LIT
Three new exhibits speak to the guts and idealism of youth. And Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz takes the Alibi's call from his hotel bathroom.

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“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

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