Sep 9 - 15, 2010
Beyond this portal,
find heroes of our yearly
contest in haiku.
Ha-Ha-Hai-Ku! Winners of our 2010 Haiku Contest
John Bear reports on the plight of the humble Albuquerque Segway cop.
A Question of
More on the struggle to install ghost bike memorials for riders killed by automobiles
Neverending Stories: The ghost bike in Laguna
Rolling Hard: Downtown’s Segway police
Ortiz y Pino: Clash of the governators—or so the Martinez camp would have us believe
Odds & Ends: Drunk man loses fancy painting; Butts arrested for murdering Boob; driving while masturbating; ghost hunter killed by nonghost train
Letters: “Douchey” is sexist, U.S. should kill the death penalty, crazy likes crazy in Mamet review
Santa Fe's Stepbridge Studios wants New Mexico musicians to use its state-of-the-art equipment, and it's forking over cash to make it happen.
Touch and Go
—Why your music editor hates herself
Music News: One man’s quest to bring quality post-production to New Mexico bands
Flyer on the Wall: Shoulder Voices and Grand Canyon
Song Roulette: Random tracks from Bodies of Evidence frontman Pietro Berardinell
Ari LeVaux composes an ode to, and a stew of, the tomatillo—a Meso-American delicacy and outcast of growers' markets.
Food for Thought: Tomatillos are good for more than just salsa
ABQ Beer Geek: Septemberfest beer bash at Marble Brewery
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
A movie by any other name would be as cringe-inducing:
Life During Wartime
is a bleakly humorous new film by Todd Solondz (and a quasi-remake of his 1998 release
Reel World: Cinema returns to the historic KiMo Theatre, Native American film stars in the Two Worlds program, free outdoor movie in Bernalillo, learn to be a stuntperson
Film Review: Todd Solondz’
Life During Wartime
is “like Woody Allen, only with jokes about rape and terrorism.”
Idiot Box: What’s worth watching? We prejudge TV’s fall season.
Week in Sloth: Football season kicks off with Vikings at Saints, TLC churns out more multiple-baby reality TV, (La Femme) Nikita gets resurrected on The CW
Film Times and Capsules
William Gibson is the author of foundational cyberpunk text
. He discusses his new book,
, and what some see as his technological prophecies.
Culture Shock: The Long Goodbye and Petitioning for Art
You Feelin’ Cyber, Punk?: An Interview with William Gibson
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of September 9, 2010
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