Beyond this portal, find heroes of our yearlycontest in haiku. John Bear reports on the plight of the humble Albuquerque Segway cop. 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. Ari LeVaux composes an ode to, and a stew of, the tomatillo—a Meso-American delicacy and outcast of growers' markets. 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 Happiness). William Gibson is the author of foundational cyberpunk text Neuromancer. He discusses his new book, Zero History, and what some see as his technological prophecies.