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V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015

Event Horizon

History's Overlooked Spaces

Saturday, Oct 10: Outhouses: Underrated Icons of New Mexico History

By Maggie Grimason [ Fri Oct 9 2015 12:00 PM ]
Learn about how outhouses were introduced to New Mexico, their essential role in communities across the state and their continued presence as historical artifacts.
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V.24 No.28 | 7/9/2015


The Daily Word in George

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Sep 9 2015 11:46 AM ]
The Daily Word

Pros & Cons of CGI.

A reflection of our time.


NASA the hedgehog.

Computerman ( or the Expected Ignorance of Virture )

Hedy Lamarr’s Great Escape.

Master Penman.

The power of Venus.

Secrets of the US dollar.


V.24 No.36 | 9/3/2015


The Daily Word: Off the Grid

By Robert Maestas [ Thu Aug 27 2015 12:37 PM ]
The Daily Word

Tiny giants.

Gateway to Hell.

Future Schtuff.

Even more future schtuff!


Oh, the feels.

Responsible Advertising?

Guardian of the Galaxy.

Who needs intelligence when you have this?

Off the grid.

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


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.

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.15 | 4/9/2015

Book Review

The Rebel, the Heart and the Liar

Review by Renée Chavez

When the Doves Disappeared

Nuanced characters enrich this lush story of human connection between a willfully ignorant woman and her Nazi lover.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015

Book Review

Flaws and All

Boris Johnson’s The Churchill Factor personalizes a legend

Review by Randyn Charles Bartholomew

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

Former journalist and London mayor Boris Johnson’s vigorous, readable take reveals the legend for what he was—human, flawed and interesting as hell.
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
Ari LeVaux

Flash in the Pan


By Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux pays homage to a forgotten people with this recipe that blends Jewish and Southwestern cuisine.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015

Get Lit

No Simple Highway explores Dead mythology

By August March
Peter Richardson’s new cultural history of the Grateful Dead, No Simple Highway, breathes nuance into an iconic chronicle of American subcultural royalty.
V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015

Get Lit

Read Between the Lines

And meet these authors in the flesh

Report like a girl

Your to-be-read pile just got bigger. Whether you love history, fiction, sports or science, meet these authors touring the 505.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
Fairview, Albuquerque’s oldest public cemetery, has suffered from years of neglect.
Eric Williams


The Land of the Dead

Forgotten history at Fairview Cemetery

By Ty Bannerman
Picking through the brambles and remembering the dead at Fairview.
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
Robert Maestas


Driving Upstream on the Saw Mill River Parkway

By Rev. Prof. Robert Masterson
Robert Masterson shares a tale of poisonous snail shells, Three Mile Island and Jesus-shaped holes in our hearts.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014


A History of Balloon Fiesta

How media marketing transformed the autumn sky

By August March
August March delves into the storied history of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
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V.23 No.37 |


The Daily Word in Albuquerque's famous Tex-Mex cuisine

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Sep 17 2014 9:40 AM ]
The Daily Word

Hey, Albuquerque made a top-5 list of cities for foodies in Women’s Health Magazine! Let’s see what this well-researched article says about us. “Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisines have been ABQ mainstays forseeminglyever.” Have you ever seen an entire city facepalm itself, Women’s Health?

Rain is coming! Thanks to Tropical Storm Odile.

A Las Vegas, NM man may have the second ever authenticated photo of Billy the Kid.

Forensic study of Richard III’s skeleton reveals that when he went down, he went down hard.

Santa Fe’s advisory Public Safety Committee is struggling to wrap their heads around the marijuana decriminalization law. “It’s unlawful but it’s not a big deal?” said committee member Joe Arellano. “I’m not sure I understand.” Actually, Joe, that’s pretty much it. This isn’t hard. Really.

And later today, we’ll find out which major league team the ‘Topes will feed into.

V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Laboring at Milagro Vineyard.
Eric Williams

Food for Thought

A Tradition of Wine

A meditation on Rio Grande Valley viticulture

By August March
August March meditates on the history of Rio Grande viticulture.
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