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V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016

Literature

British Author Visits Page One

Press Release [ Thu Apr 7 2016 1:00 PM ]

James Terry will be at Page One Books at 4pm on Saturday, April 9, to talk about and sign his book of Deming-based tales, Kingdom of the Sun: Stories.

The book is described as such: Set in southwestern New Mexico, the stories in James Terry's debut explore the joys, insecurities and failures of memorable characters as they attempt to connect with—or disconnect from—others around them. The elderly landlady of the Darling Courts apartments hires a reclusive handyman who suffers from a fear of water, and the pair forms an unlikely bond. A worker's unscrupulous plan to build a road in the middle of the desert is threatened by a lonely pregnant woman living in a trailer parked directly in his path. Overcome by nostalgia, a married trucker making the California run from Waco to Los Angeles takes a truck-stop waitress to the Deming drive-in theater with disappointing results. Together, these surprising stories uncover how our environment manifests itself in our everyday lives.

Terry's fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry Prize, and his stories have appeared in the Iowa Review, the Georgia Review, Fiction and elsewhere. Raised in Deming, N.M., Terry now resides in Liverpool, England.

V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016

The Daily Word in Ants, Death Suits and Chins

By Joshua Lee [ Sun Jan 31 2016 3:53 PM ]
The Daily Word

Watch this video about how ant colonies work. Here's a hint: They're just like us, maaan.

Winter's almost over. Thank god. Here's a cool guide to planting bulbs for the next three seasons. Get some friggin' color up in here.

We're the only animal that has a chin. Which makes me scratch mine. Which makes me wonder if that's why it's there. It makes me dizzy.

Better clean up your act! A dirty house can get you a one-way ticket to the slammer like these two ABQ dirtbags.

Help the internet write a novel one character at a time. It can't be worse than Fight Club.

More than half of British adults went to church in the last year, proving once again that there's nothing to do in England.

Spain is offering citizenship to descendants of Jewish families who fled the country in the 15th century. We knew they'd come crawling back.

Hey, litterbugs! Quit leaving your dead bodies around and use this mushroom burial suit next time. It turns corpses into compost in no time, and it comes in a slim-fitting onesie.

V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015

news

The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar

By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.

Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.

A chihuahua was found living inside a tree.

Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.

This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.

Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.

Do you have a beard? It may have poop on it.

Learn what it's like to have two vaginas.

A very important baby was born over the weekend.

Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.

Happy birthday to Dick Dale, who turns 78 today!

V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From England to Indiana, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Northern Ireland: Come for the car bombings, stay for the ethno-nationalist conflict.

Film Review

’71

Fast-paced British thriller drops viewers into the middle of the Northern Ireland conflict for some bruising action

By Devin D. O’Leary
Gripping thriller ’71 looks at the conflict in Northern Ireland from behind enemy lines.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Sweden to Namibia, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From England to Wyoming, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Houston to Brazil, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
Jesse Schulz

Music

Better Late Than Never

Rooster Roundabout’s Top 5 albums of 2014

By Mark Lopez [ Wed Jan 7 2015 7:12 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on his Top 5 albums of 2014.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From China to Texas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Oklahoma to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.30 |

news

The Daily Word in the president's popularity, porcelain presents and one big fart

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jul 25 2014 9:05 AM ]
The Daily Word

Authorities believe bad weather caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in Mali, resulting in the deaths of 118 people on board.

The Palestinian Fatah movement calls for a “day of rage” in honor and respect for those suffering in Gaza.

Obama is meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to urge them to slow the number of immigrants coming toward the US.

Speaking of President Obama, according to a CNN poll, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached.

A Michigan dog-owner may be charged with involuntary manslaughter after his two canines fatally mauled a man.

California Police are investigating a number of incidents where porcelain dolls have been left in front of homes of little girls they resemble. Cause that's not at all creepy.

Albuquerque police and the Department of Justice “announced progress in reaching a deal designed to fix the problems the [DOJ] report identified.”

Two men who did construction work without licenses and ripped off numerous individuals will face criminal charges.

The sister of a homeless man who was beaten to death by three teenagers speaks out.

According to the ABQ Journal, the two APD officers who shot and killed Jeremy Robertson on Tuesday have shot and killed other men within the last four years.

Feeling flatulant? Head to Dover!

V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Ukraine to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From England to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
“Mr. Darcy? Honey, you’re thinking of a different movie.”

Film Review

Belle

Historical biopic is too polite to get worked up over slavery

By Devin D. O’Leary
Belle, a well-meaning historical biopic about a mixed-race aristocrat, is too polite to get worked up about slavery.
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