V.25 No.38 | 09/22/2016
The Daily Word in The Presidential Debate, Bionic Yarn and Mars Colonization One short list of falsehoods from the Clinton-Trump debate, and one much longer analysis. And in case you missed the debate and are interested, here's a link.
Speaking of debates, here's
one way to settle them.
Have a strong opinion about the presidential candidates? Today is
National Voter Registration day, so make sure you register and go vote on Nov. 8!
Say hello to
recycled polyester, otherwise known as Bionic Yarn, a clothing material made from used plastics. Optimistically speaking, this could make a huge positive impact on the atrocious amount of plastics currently floating in the oceans. To be happy is to be healthy. And it's contagious.
Nearly 300 tech firms across the country are declaring Nov. 8, election day, a
paid company holiday.
Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico about his plan to colonize Mars.
Watch the talk live here.
In an analysis of revolutionaries vs reactionaries in modern American history, opinion writer David Brooks states, “It doesn't matter how much living standards rise or the poverty rate falls, it makes you seem smart and woke to be alarmed and hypercritical.”
Read the article for more thoughtful insights about our strange yearning for an idealized past, and why “it's stupid and impossible to turn back the clock.”
V.25 No.37 | 9/15/2016
The Don says don’t cook.
V.25 No.33 | 8/18/2016
A reader writes to advocate the return of red light cameras.
V.25 No.32 | 8/11/2016
A reader writes about pedestrian and bicycle safety...
V.25 No.31 | 8/4/2016
Darnok via morguefile The Joy of Nudity The Don writes about nudity.
V.25 No.29 | 7/21/2016
The readers write.
V.25 No.27 | 7/7/2016
A reader writes about conflicts stemming from cannabis’ partial legalization.
V.25 No.26 | 6/30/2016
A new letter from the Don.
V.25 No.23 | 6/9/2016
The readers write about the Albuquerque Journal and ART.
V.25 No.21 | 5/26/2016
The Don writes about the impact of meat and dairy production.
V.25 No.18 | 5/5/2016
A reader tells us about the Viking Batman of Albuquerque.
V.25 No.17 | 4/28/2016
The readers write about the classical liberal’s view of government’s role in wildlife management and also about Maggie Grimason’s awesomeness.
V.25 No.16 | 4/21/2016
The readers write about writing.
V.25 No.15 | 4/14/2016
A reader writes about Donald Trump.
V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016
The Don claims half-assed airstrikes undermine America’s alleged agenda of promoting freedom. Food Show and Shine Car & Truck Show Sunday, June 25: 10am-3pm Blake’s Lotaburger
The first of three events celebrating Blake’s Lotaburger’s 65th Anniversary. About 60 vehicles are anticipated, many from the 1950s when the restaurant chain began. Also featuring a DJ, giveaways, free t-shirts and food available for purchase.
Stage Bad Jews Audition Sunday, June 25: 10:30am Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque
Actors 20-25 audition for sensitive college-aged guy who comes home to NYC for his beloved grandfather's funeral in Joshua Harmon's dark comedy
Bad Jews. Paid role. Learn Albuquerque Forum on Faith and Politics Sunday, June 25: 11am-noon St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
Public conversations on critical issues at the intersection of faith and politics. Dr. Kymm Gauderman, UNM Professor of History, speaks on the trials of seeking asylum and immigrantion.
Words Luncheon for Literacy Sunday, June 25: 11am-2pm Hotel Albuquerque
Reading Works and author Jimmy Santiago Baca celebrate literacy to raise money for the nonprofit that provides free literacy tutoring to adults.
Food Champagne Brunch Sunday, June 25: 11am-1:30pm Farm & Table
The executive chef pairs four successive plates with four unique sparkling wines from Champagne Chateau de Bligny.
Song & Dance Chatter Cabaret Sunday, June 25: 5-6:30pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Sybarite Trio performs Missy Mazzoli's "Lies you can believe" and Ernst von Dohnanyi's "String Trio Op 10," J.S. Bach's "Selected Goldberg Variations." Food and drinks from Slate Street Café.
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