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Rowdy’s Dream Blog #344: Telling Jokes on a Furniture Store Bed

I am walking through the mall. I pass my old friend D and her dark-haired Aussie girlfriend. D gives me a severe look. I bow and kiss her hand. She wears a gold band on her finger. She asks me when I'm going to grow up. I tell her it's too late, so never. We are joined on a furniture store bed by four of her friends. I joke in response to some anecdote: “That will kaak in your craw!” This gets a big laugh. One of the girls is playing with my tie. I see where this is going.

NEWS

The Daily Word in neutrino jokes, marijuana law and SPAM

Brought to you by the letter G.

Borders employees leave a list of grievances.

Saudi women will get the vote in 2015. Maybe they will vote to change the law preventing them from driving.

A woman was decapitated by the Zeta gang in Mexico for posting comments on facebook about the Zetas.

Faster-than-light-neutrino jokes (scroll down to the comments for more.)

Read this excellent Santa Fe New Mexican overview of how the NM Medical Marijuana program is faring.

Part of this woman's job was to prevent people from doing anything illegal on Cook County Forest Preserve land....

Canada's Conservative government is likely to pass minimum sentencing laws for marijuana cultivation.

Two articles on former U.S. allies, "the Sopranos of Afghanistan," "goodness personified," the Haqqani clan of Afghanistan.

Sesame Street's "G" is better than post season one "Glee."

Pyramiden, Soviet ghost town.

Check out the SPAM Museum. AND the gift shop. AND this recipe for what should have been called "spamosas."

V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
The Third Thursdays crew
Bruce Ying Wong

Performance Preview

Punch Lines, Not Punches

Rusty Rutherford celebrates another year of underground comedy shows

There is an “anything goes” vibe at the Third Thursdays Comedy Contest, a stand-up comedy night Rusty Rutherford has hosted monthly, in venues around Albuquerque, since 2007. At each event, he does a short set to kick off the night and then 10 other comics take turns performing. The audience votes to determine the night’s best three, and Rutherford invites these comics back the following month. He also schedules seven new performers. The anniversary show will feature the winning comics of the past year.

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Smokes and Jokes

Stand-up at the hookah bar

If you're looking to do some heavy lounging and hearty laughing tonight, check out the Smokes and Jokes Stand-up Showcase. Terrene Hookah has a lot of pillows, smooshy chairs and other stuff you'd like to loll around on. The establishment allows in customers 18 years and over, but I have yet to see a giant crowd of dingbats wearing idiotic clothing flitting around in front, so you're probably safe from that. Smoke a hookah, play some cards and even surf the web if you want. And hear some jokes.
These fine comics will be performing:

Rusty Rutherford, who has performed across America, including on NBC's Last Comic Standing. He is known as a "comedic genius." By his mom.

Matt Peterson, who appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and played a lead role in the comedic film Bigfoot Election.

Curt Fletcher who won the Great Southwest Laff Off in 2003, beating out 21 other comics. In 2007, he advanced to the semifinals of HBO's Lucky 21 contest. He also advanced twice to the semifinals of the New Faces contest at Comedy Works.

James Morrow has performed on multiple occasions at Terrene’s 3rd Thursdays Comedy Contest and is a regular at Hallenbrick Brewery’s Young, Dumb and Full Comedy show. Morrow can also be seen Saturday nights on My50 TV’s Duke City Comedy League.

The show starts at 7 p.m. and $10 gets you admission and bottomless hookah!
Terrene Hookah is at 106 Vassar SE.
TerreneHookah.com or facebook.com/Rusta

news

The Daily Word in Weiner and Wiener, sunscreen and making out

Video of a Sandoval County deputy stun gunning a 16-year-old girl for disobeying him.

Rep. Weiner is resigning post-Twitter scandal.

Bernalillo County Commissioner Wiener not resigning post-rape joke.

Rep. Steve Pearce is asking the National Guard to look into a racism complaint by Spc. Adam Jarrell. (Read an Alibi interview with Jarrell.)

Naked beluga whale taming.

UNM football player arrested for refusing to pull up his saggy pants, according to airplane crew.

Monsoons supposed to follow dry winters. WTF New Mexico weather?

What is a bohemian rhapsody?

The Baconery.

Life expectancy of women declines in U.S.

Two people making out during a riot.

Conan O’Brien’s honest commencement speech: “No specific job or career goal defines me or should define you.”

news

Local Wiener’s rape joke (not national Weiner’s sexting)

Commissioner Michael Wiener told county officials a racy rape joke, according to an investigation. (It’s not the first off-color joke he’s told that’s gotten him into trouble.) He also made inappropriate remarks to a female Bernalillo County worker, the investigation concluded, though he didn’t violate any policies.

A rally is happening right now outside the County Commission meeting near the City-County Building at Fifth Street and Marquette. (Downtown is hopping with protests this evening. The family and friends of those shot by APD are demonstrating on Civic Plaza.)

The rally aimed at Commissioner Wiener is called “Rape is No Joke” and includes the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico, among other groups. They are calling for Wiener’s resignationwhich the commissioner has said he has no plans for. He intends to run for re-election in 2012, according to a news release

Today's Events

The New Mexico Edit at South Broadway Cultural Center

A collection of short clips from filmmakers all over the state. Part of the "Life in New Mexico" collaborative media project.

Afternoon Tea & Talk at Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique

The Best of Jethro Tull Performed by Ian Anderson at Kiva Auditorium

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