V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
The Liar, the French and the IKEA Wardrobe
Review by Randyn Charles Bartholomew
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe: A Novel
The long, weird title is only the first of many enjoyable quirks in this beguiling French satire.
V.24 No.1 |
The Daily Word in Charlie Hebdo
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Jan 7 2015 1:00 PM ]
V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From France to Kentucky, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.42 |
The Daily Word in Ebola, New Mexico arrests and a giant butt-plug
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 17 2014 9:25 AM ]
Texas health officials have ordered that anyone who visited the room of the first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital pretty much quarantine themselves for 21 days.
Vice President Joe Biden's son was discharged from the Navy Reserves for dipping into some nose candy.
President Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as his “Ebola czar.”
Denver police warn parents of trick-or-treaters that some candy might not be what it seems … aka it's got weed in it.
MMA fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver (aka War Machine) attempted suicide in prison. He's currently being held for the savage beating and kidnapping of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack.
A shooting took place in Downtown Albuquerque, near Third and Silver, that left one person dead.
Guess those lapel cameras are good for something. APD police officer Jared Frazier's cam caught a woman trying to falsely accuse him of sexual assault after arresting her for a DWI.
It's not exactly BUSTED, but KOAT's got you covered if you wanna see photos of New Mexicans who've recently been arrested.
APS pays $175,000 to a middle school principal, settling a lawsuit over claims of retaliation by former superintendent Winston Brooks.
A giant butt-plug (oops, I mean tree) in Paris has French folks in a tizzy.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
It’s Not Exactly Beaux-Arts. Oh, Wait, It Is.
Hunky heroes and dramatic deities descend on Duke City
By Gail Guengerich
A torso-rippling exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum brings the superhuman drama.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Magic in the Moonlight
Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell
By Devin D. O’Leary
Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval
By Devin D. O’Leary
Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Men of Dishonor
Review by Suzanne Buck
An Officer and a Spy
J'accuse! The Dreyfus Affair gets a thrilling treatment in Robert Harris’ latest spy-riffic historical novel.
V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014
Americans (with English accents, pretending to be French) contemplate sex and death in gloomy love story
By Devin D. O’Leary
We’re so accustomed to scandal that it’s hard to imagine a 150-year-old novel that could shock modern audiences.
V.23 No.5 | 1/30/2014
The Daily Word in Star Wars, Richard Sherman and Combat Gum
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 27 2014 11:03 AM ]
Who won at the 2014 Grammy Awards?
Finally. Combat Gum.
China’s Jade Rabbit crapped out.
Should major cities ban cars?
Richard Sherman is smart.
The French make bad coffee, claim coffee snobs.
The new Star Wars script is done.
What happens if you try to fly weed out of Colorado?
George gave me a credit card knife. It’s cool.
An El Paso woman died skiing at Ski Apache.
Happy birthday Patton Oswalt.
V.22 No.35 |
The Daily Word in Syria developments, crazy UNM frat, Anasazi building
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 30 2013 9:47 AM ]
France may become the primary U.S. ally in a possible strike against Syrian forces.
More on Facebook's privacy policies.
Lamar Odom arrested for DUI.
UNM's Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes in at number three on Rolling Stone's list of top 10 out-of-control fraternities.
Police say a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar, killed the infant, and then headed back out to finish watching a wrestling match.
APD declines use of dashboard cameras, doesn't have the best history with using their lapel cameras.
Anasazi building in Downtown Albuquerque begins pre-selling units as construction continues.
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com
Horse Slaughter Raises Hackles
Valley Meat faces backlash from animal activists and politicians
By Barron Jones
Barron Jones reports on the furor over the likely approval of Valley Meat’s equine inspection application.
V.21 No.32 |
The Daily Word in Olympic butts, Albuquerque bomb threats and bunker children
By Laura Marrich [ Fri Aug 10 2012 9:39 AM ]
Three American soldiers killed by an Afghan pretending to be a cop
The memorial for the Sikh temple victims is happening today.
July: Hottest. Month. Ever.
There was a bomb threat at Pro’s Ranch Market
A new early species of human was discovered
Deceased Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is supernaturally awesome.
You, too, can learn to speak four languages in a year.
Play with Politico’s nifty swing state map
Seven missing athletes from Cameroon probably defected in London. It happens.
“If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon.”
Sometimes you love God so much, you just wanna make your children live in an underground bunker for their entire lives.
Romani people in France continue to get merde-ed upon.
“Walking Dead” deleted zombie horde scene
Anonymous hacked Australia.
The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell does a mariachi “Golden Brown.”
Have a gooey, flaming National S’more Day!
V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
The Daily Word in the U.S. winning, Chick-fil-A kiss-in, Jenna Jameson hearts Mitt
By Sam Adams [ Fri Aug 3 2012 10:14 AM ]
U.S. Olympians had a record-setting day with Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win the women’s gymnastics all-around and Michael Phelps three-peating gold in the 200-meter individual medley.
Not much change in the job market.
Balloon Fiesta vendors are worried about what they say could be price-fixing at this year’s event.
Where Chick-fil-A ranks in terms of major companies with controversial policies.
Speaking of which, today is “National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A.”
Santa Fe bus driver admits to multiple instances of sexual misconduct, but isn’t jailed.
Sexist photography at the Olympics?
French president fulfills his promise of cracking down on the rich.
Wojdan Shaherkani became the first Saudi woman ever to compete in the Olympics.
It’s tax-free weekend in New Mexico.
The worst commercial for ice cream of all time.
Mitt Romney gains the support of what appears to be a hunk of humanoid plastic that calls itself Jenna Jameson.
Proof that Ryan Lochte is the frat-boy version of Jeff Spicoli.
And because you know you need to know, a little more info on “Gangnam Style.”
V.20 No.51 | 12/22/2011
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #231: The original French version of the American national anthem
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Mon Dec 26 2011 2:53 PM ]
I am leafing through some CDs and calendars in a store. I listen to the original French version of the American national anthem. Instead of the word 'faculty' they use 'fragility'.
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