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V.24 No.34 | 8/20/2015


The Daily Word: Albuquerque is Just Plain Weird & The So-So Whatever Plan To Stop the Apocalypse.

By Robert Maestas [ Thu Aug 13 2015 11:58 AM ]
The Daily Word


Explosions in Tianjin.

Carry on my Wayward Gwar. (r.i.p. dave brockie)

Art is nature.

Albuquerque is just plain weird.

Scoopin’ ATMS.

TWA Flight 260 Crash Site. (Shit I never knew existed here)

The War on Bud.

‘Burque Trivia.

Remakes: The Slow Killers.

The so-so whatever plan to avoid the apocalypse.

V.24 No.33 | 8/13/2015
A Good Indian Is Alive


Art History

What we can learn from our city’s street art

By Mark Lopez
You can learn a lot from Albuquerque’s street art.
V.24 No.28 | 7/9/2015


The Daily Word: Real Monsters

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Aug 12 2015 11:23 AM ]
The Daily Word

Chapo’s final walk.

Monkey business.

Serial, killed.

One brush equation at a time...

Hang 10 to life?

Real monsters.

Where the colors live.

I get nervous when you watch.

To measure a star.

Clinton vs. Bush: A Fight to the Bleh.

V.24 No.30 | 07/23/2015

The Daily Word: Herding Cattle

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 29 2015 3:02 PM ]
The Daily Word

look ma! we're on TV! again.

xenomorph takes russia.

insert obligatory breaking bad albuquerque news here.

to be, or not to be on the lam.

so close.

star wood.

freedom of expression.

The Man Who Tried to Redeem the World with Logic.

herding cattle.

serial hero.

V.24 No.28 | 7/9/2015


The Daily Word: A Painful Yellow

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 22 2015 3:10 PM ]
The Daily Word

antiquated genius.

digital witness.

wasting water?

art is hard work.

a diet of still stars.

pantone matching system.

a history of bad men.

let’s colonize outer space.

Freudian Blues.

compact rebirth.

a painful yellow.


The Daily Word: Operation Counterfeit, The Obama Scheme

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 15 2015 12:24 PM ]
The Daily Word

obama strikes again.

a dream that became reality, and spread through the stars.

steam bugs.

the future starts now.

i’ll have my history medium rare, please.

is the real you, uoy?

ec= happiness(squared)

fashion kills.

the heart is a beating drum.

the persistance of alice.



By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 8 2015 2:37 PM ]
The Daily Word


I put a spell on you.

back stories make all the difference.

right brain logic.

where the magic happens.


what do you mean all of my arguments are badly framed hypocrisies?

wake up and smell the ashes.

the rite of pluto.

universal symmetry.

V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015


The Daily Word: in Tiny Giants

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jun 24 2015 10:53 AM ]
The Daily Word

bro, you got goldfish in my resin, bro! you got resin in my goldfish!

from pulp to paint, the future melts.

I still hate flying.

don’t think.

i get it. the world sucks.

tiny giants made of tinier giants.

insert skynet reference here.

you dance like a windmill.

smart is simple

brevity truly is the soul of wit.

art is simply a projection.

V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015


The Daily Word: art schtuff

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jun 17 2015 2:29 PM ]
The Daily Word

the past, now in glorious technicolor!

who needs a brush?

$9 computer


dissect your childhood

cut it out

damn girl, are you an ancient philosophical text? because I’m learning a lot about myself and the universe from looking at you

jesus, does anyone draw anything anymore?

I guess not.

show offs


V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015


The Daily Word in bonfires, wine and cones of shame

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 12 2015 12:35 PM ]
The Daily Word

KRQE interviewed Alibi publisher Carl Petersen about a vandal's Downtown newspaper bonfire.

Conceptual performance artist and sculptor Chris Burden—who once literally shot himself in the arm for his art—died Sunday at age 69.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the CEO and CFO of ITT Technical Institute's parent company with fraud.

Yesterday's headline OTD was "Man arrested after drinking 10 bottles of wine." And believe it or not, what happened to the man after he consumed said vino is even more absurd and amusing.

Cruisin' ain't easy.

Today in list porn—HuffPo names Albuquerque one of its Top 5 Cities to Visit in 2015.

Shutterbug Ty Foster's Time Out series captures canines in their cones of shame.

V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
"This whole place is like a shrine," says Carla Ward, widow of artist Ross Ward.
All photos by J. Grisham

Arts Feature

Quirky Doesn’t Begin to Cover It

Ross Ward’s Tinkertown is really, truly art

By Joshua Lee
A dazzled Joshua Lee explains why the Tinkertown Museum is “more than just a pit stop on the Turquoise Trail.”
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V.24 No.17 | 04/23/2015


The Daily Word in rehab, UFC and a dildo-urn combo

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 28 2015 2:19 PM ]
The Daily Word

In the Baltimore riots' aftermath, security is being ramped up and cleanup of looting and fires has begun.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been jailed in Albuquerque for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident.

Ye shall be missed, Stumbling Steer.

The South Valley will welcome a new residential drug treatment center in May 2015.

Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom's 21 Grams is a multi-sensory memory box comprised of a scent diffuser, an amp and a blown-glass dildo with a built-in golden urn to hold your deceased lover's ashes.

V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
“Parallel to the Vertical Axis” by Jeff Slim

Art Scenester

Native Current

By Joshua Lee
Native art never stopped speaking: Local entrepreneurs hype talented contemporary artists at the Rail Yards.
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V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Jo Anne Fredrikson

Culture Shock

Do you believe in ... theater?

Bathe yourself in culture with Bless Me, Ultima, A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Tim Robbins and the April Placitas Artists Series.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Timelessness Machine
all works by Julie Suzanne Brokken

Arts Feature

This Life Is But a Dream, or a Magic Show

The harmonious art, poetry and photography of Julie Suzanne Brokken

By Alison Oatman
Julie Suzanne Brokken’s art juxtaposes fanciful elements—everything from Rio Grande river water to encaustic wax—in uncanny ways.
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