V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
the Daily Word in Trump's cabinet appointments, a new APD scandal and A$AP Yams' mom
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Nov 18 2016 5:00 PM ]
A petition has been circulated by some UNM professors asking that UNM protect undocumented students from deportation.
Former records officer at APD claims he was ordered to destroy, withhold or alter records in several high profile cases including the Mary Hawkes and James Boyd shootings.
Yes, Virginia, there is going to be a penguins exhibit at ABQ Biopark.
A 14 year-old cancer patient won the right to be cryogenically frozen in hopes she will be cured one day.
In case it escaped your attention, Trump's presidential campaign was attended and post-campaign events are increasingly attended by confederate flag waving.
Trump has appointed three conservatives—all of whom have made off-color or rascist remarks— to key cabinet positions.
Our culture's legal drug, alcohol, should be ingested in low quantities. Good luck with that, everyone.
V.25 No.23 | 6/9/2016
Oaxacan Old Fashioned
Bebidas nuevas-antiguas at Mezcal Tequileria
By Ian McKay
Mezcal is a new agave spirit focused open-air venue. They feature over 80 tequilas, mezcals and sotols, cocktails based on these and a food truck parked out front that serves tacos and tapas.
V.25 No.20 | 5/19/2016
Did You Just Call Me Coltrane?
Check out the Negroni’s sister at Sister Bar
By Ian McKay
Behind every good cocktail is at least one good story.
V.25 No.18 | 05/05/2016
Pre-Día de las Madres
Saturday, May 7: Tequila, Taco and Cerveza Fest
By Rini Grammer [ Fri May 6 2016 6:00 PM ]
A showcase of diverse Mexican alcohols, unique local taco recipes, live bands, water pong, Chihuahua racing and much more.
The Daily Word in Millennials, Art and David Cameron
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 5 2016 12:00 PM ]
People will no longer be jailed if they aren't able to pay court fines in Colorado Springs.
Millennials are so _________.
If you don a sombrero, a fake mustache or utter “Cinco de Drinko” today (or ever) please don't talk to me.
This doctor said the hospital she works at told her not to talk about abortions with her patients.
This feminist artist makes jabs at famous artists.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
Saturday, Apr 16: Like an Animal: The Grazing and Sex Tour
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Apr 14 2016 12:00 PM ]
Resident experts divulge the details of the curious romantic rituals and strategies of animals. Price includes cocktails and appetizers.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
Back Alley Draft House Facebook
Thursday, Mar 17: St. Patty's Pub Ride
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Mar 16 2016 2:04 PM ]
Get your shamrock on and sample the best pubs in downtown Albuquerque.
V.24 No.42 | 10/15/2015
flickr.com, choking sun
Lab Coats and Beer Goggles
Saturday, Oct 24: Science of Beer
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Oct 21 2015 5:00 PM ]
An evening of engaging talks and activities about the science and history of beer.
V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015
Peruse the Brews
Saturday, Oct 10: 6th Annual New Mexico Brew Fest
By Desiree Garcia [ Thu Oct 8 2015 4:00 PM ]
Celebrate New Mexico's thriving craft beer industry.
V.23 No.48 |
The Daily Word In Chocolate Chip Cookie Hair Ties, Pomeranian Elvis And Coca-Cola Milk.
By Amelia Olson [ Wed Dec 3 2014 11:36 AM ]
Our kids are dancing! They’re dancing and focusing and doing their chores! Hallelujah!
Here, let Tony Blair show you how to pose gracefully for a Christmas card.
A former UPS employee is suing the company for allegedly firing her for being pregnant.
Science says alcohol gives us energy and we’ve probably been drinking it for millions of years! Cheers!
Coca-Cola will soon sell milk! And by the looks of their advertisements, that milk is going to be sexy! LOL. LOL. LOL.
This Pomeranian dressed like Elvis understands life better than any of us ever will.
Japan-based company makes realistic looking, creepy food jewelry. We want the spaghetti necklace, banana hair clip and chocolate chip cookie hair tie!
Save nudity and “pornography” for Coca-Cola milk products, Florida!
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
The Daily Word in name tags, necrophilia and North Korea.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jun 30 2014 11:25 AM ]
North Korea fired two missiles at Seth Rogan and James Franco.
Rest in peace, Bobby Womack.
They got Tyler’s name tag wrong at Taco John’s.
The Nanny from Hell is packing her bags.
Will you see a UFO tonight?
Congratulations on your latest statistical victory, New Mexico.
There’s a fire in the Jemez.
A woman claims she was blackmailed by an APD officer.
An Albuquerque woman called her boyfriend 77,000 times in one week?
Happy birthday, Terry Funk.
Susan Petersen, thank you for the links!
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
The Spirits of Autumn
Three drinks to sip as temperatures drop
By Greg Mays
The icy, frosted cocktails of summer take a back seat to heartier liquors in the fall as we seek the warmth of our fireplaces and some drinkable companions for our holiday turkeys and hams.
V.21 No.44 | 11/1/2012
The Daily Word in Hurricane Sandy, Gary Glitter and Prince.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Oct 30 2012 11:00 AM ]
Hurricane Sandy is deadly.
Watch Sandy blow down trees. “Oh, my gosh.”
A brief overview of cars Obama has owned.
There actually are things you don’t know about Prince.
The pastor was killed with a guitar.
The toughest bridge in the world. (Thanks, Tom!)
Gary Glitter is in trouble again.
Natalie Dylan is selling her virginity.
Tom Hanks: slam poet.
Axyl Rose talked on TV.
A park stabbing at 3rd and I-40.
A man stole some Toys for Tots money.
Hazmat in Doña Ana County.
Happy Birthday, Henry Winkler.
Thanks for the help, Tom Nayder and Constance Moss!
V.20 No.43 | 10/27/2011
7 p.m. Slump
And you thought Four Loko was a bad idea ...
By Sam Adams [ Wed Oct 26 2011 7:00 PM ]
It’s getting late. Been a long day. Getting ready to leave the office. Guess I should check my inbox to see if any last minute suicide threats have come in from my freelancers ... OK, all good on that front. Time to go. Wait— what’s this! NutLiquor?!? What in f*@^’s name is NutLiquor? Sounds like something you find in a Silo cup on a bedside table after a frat party. Sounds like— I digress ...
Turns out it’s peant butter-flavored vodka. Tagline: “Like Drinking the Inside of a Peanut Butter Cup at 69 Proof!” Hmm. Yum! I’m sold. Just cancelled my trick-or-treating plans, in fact. I’ll be cozying up to a nice NutLiquor highball this Halloween. How about you?
V.20 No.35 |
The Daily Word in newspapers, cop-sex, and JSOC
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Sep 3 2011 2:49 PM ]
Vote for the best animated T.V. theme.
"Alcohol doesn't make you behave badly, it just stops you from caring...."
Two major Beijing newspapers suddenly have a new "publisher:" the Propaganda Bureau.
There is no safer place to invest your money than print media, according to... The Onion.
Ten enduring myths about the U.S. space program.
New Mexico State Police cop caught copulating on car in front of canine has been fired.
Update on the New Mexico based Lone Ranger film shoot that is on hold.
Excellent Washington Post article about the recent exponential growth of JSOC, the United States' "secret army."
Berlusconi calls Italy "Shitaly." OK, he only said "shitty," but that's his cross to bear.
On this day in 1967 Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right.
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