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V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
More fun indeed
Billy McCall

Culture Shock

The nekkid eye

Journey into the exposed heart of Burque’s artworld with a celebration of the body, a drama about family and poetry to scare zealous patriots.
V.23 No.15 |

news

The Daily Word in Google drones, banning cars from the Santa Fe plaza and rumours of an AC/DC breakup have snowballed

The Daily Word

Albuquerque police and family members are looking for this mentally disabled kid who ran away from school on April 9th. He was last seen (by this writer) in the 4th and Central area yesterday evening.

Tuesday April 15th 2014: your taxes are due.

There was blood on the moon last night.

Google bought a drone company in Moriarty, New Mexico.

The mayor of Santa Fe wants to make the plaza pedestrian-only.

Pollution in China is affecting the weather.

Things are heating up in Ukraine.

Pulitzers were announced.

Dr. Kevorkian painted a lot of surreal and creepy pictures.

There is a smoke ring halo over England.

Munich has "official nudist zones".

It was a long way to the top in this dog eat dog world, but it now looks like the end of the highway for AC/DC.

V.23 No.4 | 1/23/2014

dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #331: Must See TV

A new reality show has a man, woman and child, naked with soap, pretending to shower without water.

V.21 No.41 |

news

The Daily Word in veep debate, diamond planet and sassy Big Bird

The Daily Word

Supersonic human free fall has been rescheduled for Sunday due to weather.

Navajo Nation will put drone tech to good use by using an unmanned aircraft to monitor crops.

Soprano to take a Virgin Galactic flight into space and siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing.

A diamond planet bigger than Earth.

Anarchist Peter Rabbit.

13 obscure punctuation symbols you might like to use, such as the authority point and the snark mark.

Lots of people are going to be sassy Big Bird for Halloween.

Do you guys care about the veep throwdown? Guardian says it's crucial. And USA Today breaks it down. All the way down. "Joe just needs to be Joe," says the prez.

Advice from Miami stripper Skrawberry. (Warning: Kinda raw.)

America is not mostly Protestant anymore.

How to find truth on the Internet.

In today's so-obvious-maybe-it's-not-news news: NRA backs Heather Wilson.

Some pop stars to be naked on their album covers.

Gov. Martinez wants to evict the Mexican gray wolf pack.

And she's talking about driver's licenses some more.

V.19 No.39 |

news

The Daily Word 09.30.10: Un-naked Santa Fe, Ochocinco Os, Color Me Badd

The Daily Word

Apartment fire kills a baby.

Albuquerque balloonists missing in Italy.

For all his talk of government spending, Jon Barela's company sure does like those film tax rebates.

Santa Fe stiffens its nudity law to prevent another World Naked Bike Ride.

A distant, Earth-like planet that may have life.

Canada's throwing out its anti-prostitution laws.

Drivers text anyway.

Tony Curtis died.

Lobo Club won't spend donations to buyout (fire) Locksley.

Chad Ochocinco cereal box accidentally advertises a sex-talk phone number.

Obama likes Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity.

AIG says it's totally going to pay us back.

The men of Color Me Badd tell their story.

It's OK to vote against stuff.

Does gargling salt water help anything?

V.19 No.31 |

News

The Daily Word 08.09.10: Corn syrup & cancer, Gaga, mega-early puberty,

The Daily Word

Police say these prison escapees killed people in New Mexico. They're looking for them in Yellowstone.

Car smash through diner.

You don't have to have surgery to change your gender on your N.M. driver's license.

Guy throws big rocks at credit union, breaks 10 windows, say coppers.

Doug Vaughan's luxury items were mostly owned by banks and such. (Investors, "uh … ".)

Video of the feral hogs in the Rio Grande Valley.

Here's an ugly gig: Convince Americans to support the Afghan war. Good luck, Petraeus.

College students: NYT tips on finding cheap textbooks. (Friggin' racket.)

Gulf residents' wary of government and BP promise to stay until the job is done.

Puberty at 7.

Cancer cells really dig fructose and use it to divide and spread. (Think corn syrup.)

Lady Gaga (NSFW) crowdsurfed at Lollapalooza during the Semi-Precious Weapons set. That band was totally at Burt's on a weeknight about a year and a half ago for the Hell on Heels Tour. You should go out on Tuesdays.

Naked rollercoaster record.

V.19 No.24 | 6/17/2010
Nearly naked riders sporting shorts and nip covers at the June 12 Albuquerque Gay Pride Parade. They were handing out information about the World Naked Bike Ride slated for Santa Fe on Saturday, June 19.
Marisa Demarco

News Bite

Naked Ambition

Grassroots protest exhibits the vulnerability of the human body

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V.18 No.40 | 10/1/2009

Naked Curvy Women Are In

Maybe.

Glamour ran an image of a nude plus-sized model in September. The mag got big ups from its readership. The natural conclusion? A picture of a whole bunch of naked, curvy women for the November issue. This sneak preview photo was just released. ----->

The dolla dolla billz seem to be voting for more realistic images of women. The streets (and the news editor position at the Alibi) are stocked with full figures. It’s always been curious to me that what we look like and what we want to look like are so disparate. I assumed that the mags kept promoting the stick-with-tits template because that’s what people wanted to see. Or, at least, that’s what people were trained to want to see. Perhaps that’s changing, and the glossies are finally taking notice.

But maybe this Glamour campaign is just a fluke, another temporary publicity stunt. You see these things every so often. Remember what a big deal it was when Dove opted to use some realistic women in its ads in 2005? Everyone patted one another on the back for making progress. Then, poof, nothing.

I don’t think we’ll have passed any significant mile markers until it’s no big deal to spotlight women who aren’t fasting and doing drugs to keep the curves and muscles away.

What do you think about naked curves?
Great! I’m an equal nudity enjoyer!7 (39%)
 
I actually prefer a little meat on the bones.10 (56%)
 
No way. They’re unhealthy, and we shouldn’t promote them in an obese nation.1 (6%)
 
I don’t mind that these women are full-figured, but I don’t want to look at it.0 (0%)
Why does everyone have to be naked or nearly naked in magazines anyway?0 (0%)
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V.18 No.37 | 9/10/2009

Do You Get Naked in the Locker Room?

All the girls in the locker room at my high school maintained a heightened sense of prudishness. We changed in the ugly bathroom stalls, and avoided one another’s eyes in the mirror when combing our hair, etc. Every woman probably knows a few moves for removing a bra without removing the shirt she’s wearing, or how to change shirts without inappropriate skin meeting air.

Like this woman, I was raised in a household conservative about nudity. Everyone wore pajamas, and you certainly didn’t walk around the house in your underpants. Like her, I, too, was surprised by my first visits to the gym. The locker room housed women going about their business without a care for nakedness. But I got over it. She didn’t. Instead, she’s penned a horrified article for Marie Claire, lambasting fat girls especially for not covering up.

What do you think? Beach towels and modest bathroom-stall changing for all? Or, if you don’t want to see it, don’t look, jerk.


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