V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
illustrations by Darla Hallmark
Pros at a Con
Bubonicon 46 gets bigger, better and brainier
Filk your heart out at Bubonicon 46, Burque’s own sci-fi convention stuffed to the gills with authors, panels, costumes and more.
Knocked Up (In Space)
“Extant” on CBS
Steven Spielberg offers up overly familiar sci-fi with CBS’ Knocked Up In Space series, “Extant.”
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Alan F. Beck
Get your plague on
From va-va-voom to vermin, Culture Shock highlights the week’s artworld finest.
Space Opera Hits a High Note
An alien artifact known as the Ring, an intergalactic weapon of unknown power, lies at the heart of this third book in the “Expanse” series.
V.22 No.9 | 2/28/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
A Cure for Stockhausen Syndrome
Allay hybrid anxiety with Cabinet of Curiosities
DJ and music writer Derek Caterwaul explores a Cabinet of Curiosities with Manny Rettinger and his chuppers.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
The Daily Word in lawmaker cam, Taco Bell and Puerto Rico
APS bosses get raises, teachers pissed.
Legislators suspicious of Gov. Martinez filming them in the Roundhouse.
Taco Bell unveils baked potato wrapped in a tortilla.
State cop takes a woman into custody and then has sex with her in his patrol car on their way to jail. No charges are filed.
Guy slices his tongue to get his wife back.
The Tea Party says it’s Romney’s fault.
Your brain and music.
Welcome to Middle-Earth Airlines.
Diane Sawyer, drinking wine, taking meds, making coke jokes.
The worst appearances of musicians in sci-fi movies.
Google unveils JAM, which is, roughly, Garage Band. Here’s other stuff Google has wasted money on.
For balance: Forgotten Apple products of yore.
For x-mas, please buy me a petri dish ornament.
Puerto Rico is thinking it wants to be a state.
Neil Gaiman writes some “Doctor Who,” tries to salvage the glory of the Cybermen.
V.21 No.33 | 8/16/2012
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Psychotropic sci-fi film drops countless references to cult films past
How are you at cult film trivia? Canadian director Panos Cosmatos digs three decades deep into the back shelves of the video store (if such a thing still exists) for his first writing-directing effort, the brain-twisting, eye-bending, ’80s-inspired, horror/sci-fi head trip Beyond the Black Rainbow
V.21 No.25 |
The Daily Word in $3 gas, dirty veggies and peaceful Iceland
Firefighters gain the upper hand in the Bosque.
Taliban attacks a hotel in Kabul.
Gas might go back down to $3 per gallon.
The Sandusky jury deliberates without hearing accusations from his foster son.
The highest temperatures on record in the U.S.
Dirty dozen list shows fruits and veggies with the most pesticides.
Police officers in Santa Fe who lie or participate in sexual misconduct can be fired immediately under a new policy.
What has come true from Blade Runner?
Find out where the rich keep their private islands.
Denham Fouts inspired his lovers and benefactors with cool disinterest.
Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world.
Cat shreds despite earthquake.
Science. It's a girl thing. Like sexiness and makeup.
The British Monarchy is hiring.
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
ACE in the Hole
Alibi’s top 10 picks for the Albuquerque Comic Expo
V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012
The Daily Word in Google glasses, Pussy Riot and feathered dinos
Biologist to argue for year-round cougar hunting in N.M.
Heinrich v. Balderas on the drug war and Mexico.
Los Alamos National Lab put all of its environmental monitoring info into a public database.
Sky News says it hacked into people’s emails.
No police at Lobo Village, just private security.
The best of rappers on game shows.
The real reason gas costs so much.
Amnesty International says Russia shouldn’t continue to jail Pussy Riot—a female punk rock performance troupe.
Federal judge rules that it’s discriminatory to deny insurance benefits to same-sex couples.
Snakehead is one nasty looking fish.
These great big dinos used to have feathers. Cute.
Is brain food for real?
Toys you used to have that are worth a lot of money now.
V.21 No.12 |
The Daily Word in Angry Birds, hacktivists and arty nip slips
21 states—not N.M.— have stand-your-ground laws. In Florida, that law prevents the man who killed a teen from being arrested.
Islamic extremist shot in the head by French police after a gunfight.
President Obama stops in Lea County to talk about how he digs oil companies.
Survey says Americans think politicians are talking about religion too much.
Our own Rep. Steve Pearce pushes a national bill that would require drug testing for everyone receiving food stamps or unemployment benefits.
Three supermarket chains say no to pink slime.
Hacktivists steal more data than criminals.
Chase results in APD-involved shooting on Laguna land.
Romney's campaign is like an Etch A Sketch.
NASA helps Angry Birds developers understand space physics.
A regularly updated database of all the nipples on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Being bilingual makes you smarter.
Pianist covers all of Mastodon's metal concept album Leviathan.
Freestyle dough acrobatics at the World Pizza Games.
Why are there loud booms every night in Clintonville?
Doctor Who's next companion.
Never mind a dog. Get yourself a fox.
Christmas at the Yucca Vista at Aux Dog Theatre
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