October 24, 2013
Volume 22, Number 43
News & Opinion
Local author Amelia Olson reflects on attribution, memes, micro-fame and ego.
From Czech Republic to Montana, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Count down to Halloween with scary screenings around ABQ
Like a bat on fire, Halloween is fast approaching. For those of you who like an extended season of scares, Albuquerque offers a week-long lead-up of cinematic spookiness. Here are some of our suggestions for spending your pre-Halloween in the dark.
Reel World: A sneak peek at all the cinema-centric happenings around Albuquerque
“Million Dollar Shoppers” on Lifetime
Yay, a show about people who are so insanely rich and so terribly busy that they don’t have the time to spend their millions.
Week in Sloth: A spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on
Checking in with the 5 Star Motelles
Captain America finally gets to gush with impunity about the 5 Star Motelles.
Whether you’re craving costumed cover bands, funk, soul or dance-pop, Ledger Lines delivers the deets.
This week we listened to new releases from Cults, The Dismemberment Plan and Poliça. Now with A/V previews!
Arts & Lit
Autumn gets artsy at The Octopus and the Fox
Full-fledged fall fun supports local artists and crafters at the October Octofair.
A vision of the father of Muppets
Brian Jay Jones’ new bio is an intimate portrait of a man who muppeted with guts.
Four restaurants worth leaving the plaza for
What to eat when you’re in Taos, but sick of the plaza.
When chickens get too old to lay, it may be time for dinner
When your hen’s laying days are over, it might be time to make a tough decision.
Free Will Astrology
ARIES (March 21-April 19): “I’m greedy," says painter David Hockney, “but I’m not greedy for money—I think that can be a burden—I'm greedy for an exciting life." According to my analysis, Aries, the cosmos is now giving you the go-ahead to cultivate Hockney's style of greed. As you head out in quest of adventure, here's an important piece of advice to keep in mind. Make sure you formulate an intention to seek out thrills that educate and inspire you rather than those that scare you and damage you. It's up to you which kind you attract.
A Christmas Story (1983) at KiMo Theatre
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