V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013
Webgame Wednesday: Candy Box
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Jun 19 2013 2:26 PM ]
Candy Box is causing an interweb stir for its old (old) school look and unusual game play. Surf on over to the game's homepage and you'll be greeted with information on your mounting candy supply. You can click a button to eat all the candies if you want, but that appears to be your only method of interaction with the game. What gives? Have a little patience, my friend. Leave your browser open, let those candies accumulate, and the game's possibilities will open up for you. Soon you'll be harvesting lollipops, buying weapons and fighting monsters. This oddball, text-only (with occasional ASCII art) adventure/resource management game grows bigger and bigger the longer you play. Plus it really makes you want some candy.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 30 2012 9:49 AM ]
Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.
Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.
The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.
Theft is a big problem at UNM.
100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.
Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?
McDonald’s archivist—yes, that’s a real job—says before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.
23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)
Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.
Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?
China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.
Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.
How to listen.
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V.21 No.22 | 5/31/2012
From the Foxhole
Preach the Gospel Always
If necessary, use words
By Alex E. Limkin
Chuck Hosking is an American marvel, as close to a homegrown prophet as you’re likely to come across.
V.20 No.9 | 3/3/2011
From the Foxhole
Having It Both Ways
By Alex E. Limkin
We go before the world and prosecute a peremptory war on terrorism, daring our neighbors to find fault with our actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. And yet we stand idly by while the Khalifa in Bahrain, our political friend, terrorizes its people with bullets supplied by our own arsenals. It is terrorism when a government beats and shoots its own people, scatters them in bloody shrieking masses through the city streets with volleys of gunfire. They have merely asserted what all free people assume as a right—the right to free assembly. How does this terrorism not incite our fury?
V.19 No.49 | 12/9/2010
Found on Craigslist: Jesus knife ($175)
By Laura Marrich [ Thu Dec 2 2010 5:26 PM ]
God bless Stefie for sending this to me.
This handmade Jesus knife is a great Christmas gift for the collector, true believer or even teens!
V.19 No.28 |
The Daily Word 07.16.10: Back in the day bombs, border issues that don't involve warring states, it's hot--really hot
By Patricia Sauthoff [ Fri Jul 16 2010 8:39 AM ]
If the U.S.A. gets to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, Albuquerque might see a little action.
Firefighters fight the recent paycuts the only way they know how.
Unemployed? Maybe you can live in a museum.
The tolerant Dutch are in their own border dispute.
The snow on Mt. Everest is melting, a lot.
Ibiza is supposed to be a constant rave right? Yup.
Artsy kids, always the butt of the joke.
"Hey, what did you do with those 900 bombs?"
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