V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Albuquerque artsworld wonders get their due in Culture Shock, from a poetic convergence to that pony you’ve always wanted.
V.23 No.7 |
The Daily Word in Viagra for horses, unpaid premiums and flavored condoms
Joel McHale has been chosen to host the White House Correspondents dinner. It might get a little “Soup”-y.
Oscar Pistorius is “consumed by sorrow” over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend.
Word to the wise: If you don't pay your premiums, you don't keep your insurance.
A former teacher is accused of phoning in a bomb threat to the school he used to work at. Where do they find these people?
So wait … does Viagra help horses run faster? So where should I place my bets? But let's keep this on the hush-hush, know what I'm saying?
Just in case you're getting flavored condoms for tonight …
V.22 No.52 | 12/26/2013
Rooster Roundabout: Best albums of 2013
Well ... according to me
Writer Mark Lopez tackles the best albums of 2013 in this week’s Rooster Roundabout.
V.22 No.16 |
The Daily Word in more minimum wage increases, horse murders and George R.R. Martin's new movie theater
Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin just bought the Jean Cocteau theater in Santa Fe. “I’ve always loved movies and I’ve always loved old theaters,” he said, as naked prostitutes writhed around him in a way that didn't really seem to advance the plot.
Despite the opposition of the Obama administration, the wrath of PETA and a voicemail in-box full of death threats, Valley Meat Co. in Roswell is one step closer to slaughtering horses.
It turns out the Elvis impersonator did not, in fact, mail ricin laced letters to the President. Suspicions now fall on his nemesis, the evil martial arts instructor, Master Dutschke. Somehow, this is real.
The Post Office is super mad at Lance Armstrong.
And, as always, when it comes to big news, remember to look for a second source.
V.21 No.31 |
The Daily Word in Judo, Annan and Doctor Who
A smiling tribute to American blubber was stolen from Dairy Queen.
Horse owners like N.M. horse slaughterhouse.
Ex-APD officer who kicked a suspect in the head a bunch of times wants his job back.
Kofi Annan quits gig as Syrian peace envoy because no one's got his back.
Bone marrow transplants eradicate HIV.
What Robyn Lawley—the prestigious plus-size lacy underpants model—eats.
The lady who takes pictures of babies dressed like flowers and peas and things is totally nuts. (Satire)
The Olympic rings as fascinating infographics for nerds like me.
Is being an Olympic gymnast any fun anymore?
Swimmer Ryan Lochte digs one night stands, says his mom.
Kayla Harrison becomes the first American to win the gold in Judo.
How not to write about female musicians.
"Doctor Who" trailer for series 7 features dinosaurs.
V.21 No.24 |
The Daily Word in Lara Croft, Game of Thrones and bacon sundaes
Egypt's high court orders that its parliament be dissolved.
Officers stumble across starving horses while looking for a man with a gun.
APD used stun guns, bean bag rounds and a police dog in the arrest of a 60-year-old man. Judge says: Pay up.
"Game of Thrones" sorry about using President Bush's head in scene about heads on pikes.
When is it OK to shoot someone in Albuquerque?
Drake and Chris Brown maybe got in a fist fight at a NY club, say police.
State's paying too much in jail and prison contracts.
Lara Croft to be put through harrowing attempted gang rape in Tomb Raider reboot so male players will feel compelled to protect her.
After a series of workers who make Apple products committed suicide, the company attempted to improve conditions. Yesterday, another worker committed suicide.
We're going to spy on Africa more.
Wine glass chess set makes for classiest drinking game ever.
Movies for women turn huge profits. So why doesn't Hollywood want to make those films? asks Meryl Streep.
Burger King's bacon sundae.
Ditch your car, city-dweller, and buy this folding pod on wheels.
V.21 No.21 |
The Daily Word in Ad-Rock, aliens vs. gods and working too hard
African American father and son say they were racially profiled, and APD took $17,000 in cash off their hands for no good reason.
Neil Armstrong almost never does interviews, but he spoke with Australian accountants about his trip to the moon.
Ad-Rock talks about MCA's death.
Who puts in the most hours at work, country-wise? How do you stack up?
KRQE scrutinizes New Mexico's pork barrel projects.
George Zimmerman was pretty tight with Sanford police.
Top two Mexican cartels stage public massacres to taunt authorities and frighten civilians.
Office break rooms are disgusting pits of germs, says guy who cares.
There may be no daily newspaper in New Orleans after The Times-Picayune announces cutback plans.
The company that owns Chicago's daily bought its weekly. (That's like the Journal purchasing the Alibi.)
Tennessee walking horse trainer pleads guilty to cruelty.
Egypt is voting for president for the first time.
Can the human race tell aliens from gods?
MIT alleviates an age-old human frustration: getting ketchup out of the bottle.
V.21 No.20 | 5/17/2012
The Daily Word in equestrian milkshakes, copulating crabs, inebriated apes
Kentucky Derby winner’s owner has been accused of drugging his horses.
Trash on your sidewalk?
Jon Stewart on the Prez’ gay marriage stance.
The guy who was accused of shooting a speeding-ticket van in Santa Fe got released.
Further proof on why Florida sucks.
And why Texas also sucks.
It’s horseshoe crab orgy season!
South African apes like getting hammered and messing with stupid tourists.
This 70-year-old who claims to be a virgin is awesome, and also batshit crazy.
Beastie Boys “Chappelle Show” video you probably haven’t seen.
V.21 No.17 | 4/26/2012
Courtesy of Debbie Coburn
Help for horses
By now you’ve read the New York Times article on the ills of the horse-racing industry nationwide. The report spotlights New Mexico has having some of the worst rates of illegal drugging and injuries to steeds and jockeys alike. In this week’s news section, Christie Chisholm spotlights animal rights activists, who, in the aftermath of the exposé, are trying to help.
Courtesy of Debbie Coburn
The aftermath of the NY Times horse-racing exposé
V.21 No.12 | 3/22/2012
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #243: There are horses with hats.
I am watching a parade. There are horses with hats and painted elephants. I think I see my sister-in-law and try to rewind the dream to make sure. Now there is an all-child marching band dressed in white shoes and red sequins. Somewhere a kid shouts "Peanuts!"
V.21 No.13 |
The Daily Word in Earl Scruggs, Starbucks bugs and a billion stars
Trayvon Martin's parents say video of George Zimmerman the night of the shooting show Zimmerman wasn't seriously injured.
Congressman tries to wear a hoodie on the House floor, gets escorted out.
CEO's saw pay raises last year.
KOB busts Housing Authority director getting her nails done on Fridays while driving the agency's car. She got a raise, too.
Jerome Block Jr. is on probation and out of jail.
Starbucks uses crushed bugs in Strawberries and Creme Frappuccinos.
Video of horses so weak they can't stand in Los Lunas auction house. Commenters say people bring them in that way because they can't take care of them.
If the Supreme Court throws out health reform, will Obama be re-elected?
A picture of a billion stars.
The pope and the Castros did not find common ground.
V.19 No.42 | 10/21/2010
Courtesy of Active 20–30 Club
Pony Up for a Good Cause
Equestrian Cup Wine & Food Tasting
The Sky Is Shooting Blue Arrows: Poems at Bookworks
Downtown Growers' Market on Civic Plaza at Civic Plaza
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