Scope our Cannabis Issue to spark up knowledge on New Mexico's medical marijuana policy landscape, an unlikely New Mexican MMJ patient and a recreational marijuana vacation in Pagosa Springs.
Our fourth issue of 2015 also proffers:
• The Weekly Alibi pop quiz, Crib Notes
• A review of Michael Mann's high-tech cyber-thriller Blackhat
• Show Up! On Beholding and Belonging: Five gigs prove there's no place like home
• An arts feature examining Amazon's battle for publishing dominance, Storytime is Over: How Amazon is out-Goliathing the publishing industry
• A review of Kokoro Japanese Restaurant, Back from the Heart of Japan
• And much, much more! Including micro reviews of new releases by California X, Marilyn Manson and The Decemberists; Odds & Ends; venues that offer drinks while making art in Sip, Paint, Repeat; A Drinkable Feast honoring J.D. Salinger; and so on.
And don't forget to fill out our fast, easy and 100 percent anonymous Third Annual Sex Survey to inform our coverage of Albuquerque's circa 2015 lovescape.
The mutilated corpses of four dogs were discovered at the Conejo Waste Transfer Station. Animal Protection of New Mexico is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer(s).
Will you be at the 15th annual world's largest matanza this weekend?
The president of Yemen and his cabinet have resigned amid chaos.
Read a lost letter about psychedelic drugs from Allen Ginsberg to the readers of the Paris Review.
Update on the Sunday afternoon motorcycle club shoot out.
It appears the Koch brothers and other conservative types rented, for some diabolical reason, the entire Hyatt Tamaya Resort north of Bernalillo.
A proposal to limit abortions in Albuquerque may not make it onto the next election ballot.
Former President of The United StatesDubble-yuh had heart surgery.
Giant pentagram can be seen from space.
"All items that the band throws into the crowd must first pass through the bassist's pants."
Super Nanny "Control Toys."
Two New Brunswick kids were strangled by a python.
At the Albuquerque Zoo, a peacock attacked a two year old kid.
Albuquerque's new recycling plant is almost open.
Rep. Steve Pearce wants to change the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's mission.
Santa Fe's famous Bobcat Bite restaurant is losing it's current operators after a dispute with the property owner.
The Russians claim to have captured an American spy.
The Department of Justice seized a HUGE number of Associated Press phone records from April and May.
This man spent the night in a grocery store.
This man seems to have found a copy of Coca-Cola's secret recipe. It is now on eBay.
Apparently in Belize it is not uncommon for ancient Mayan pyramids and mounds to be bulldozed and used for road-building material.
Contrary to popular claims, piracy is not killing the entertainment industry.
Here's another Chinese Ghost Mall.
If you live in L.A. you can go see a 35mm screening of the excellent film Manson. Otherwise, enjoy the trailer.
The Mayor of Osaka, Japan claims enslaved prostitutes were necessary during WWII.
UNM says protesters can't be on campus period. Not even during the day.
Occupy Oakland wants the city to strike on Nov. 2.
Woman stabs boyfriend in the wrist over Monopoly, police say. No word on whether she will pass go and collect $200.
In the last 30 years, the 1 percent more than doubled its income, reports NY Times.
Big development plans for the South Valley—a movie theatre and department stores.
Big-deal Hollywood producer says our film perks aren't so great compared with Louisiana's.
The not-at-all-secret life of webcam girls.
Slaves work for you. Find out how many.
Thousands of women in Yemen burn their veils to protest government violence.
Oxycontin mochaccino at Starbucks.
There will be 7 billion people on Earth soon. What number are you?
Your body is a jerk. That's why you can't keep the weight off.
The Paleo-diet is not so awesome, says anthropologist.
East mountain fire flared last night.
The U.N. passed a GLBT rights resolution.
Don't make death threats to judges.
Obama says he didn't need permission to take military action in Libya, so there.
Yemen, which you forgot about, still protesting.
Did you already read about these crazy poisonous snakes on our blog? If not, read about it here.
Scientists add memory to rat!
New York Times calls Green Lantern chintzy!
How The Oatmeal thinks 127 Hours should have ended (with spoiler!).
Oft-quoted biblical passages that aren't biblical passages.
Being a prick is a non-stop global project for Donald Trump.
Stupid Sarah Palin stupidly defends her stupid telling of Paul Revere's ride.
Selling moon rocks at Denny's, "United States vs. One Moon Rock," and other amazing stories involving black-market moon rocks.
“It’s easy to forget that change starts with anger, and that history has always been made by badasses.” Slutwalks.
Yemen just fell out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Short article about why the Three Gorges Dam in China was built and how it has wreaked havoc in central China, where there is now a severe drought.
Ruin-Porn. With links to collections of all-Detroit ruin-porn.
Libya to halt military action.
Yemen calls state of emergency.
Japan death toll rises to 7,000.
Radiation hampers reactor efforts.
Warlocks go on tour with Charlie Sheen.
Aristide returns to Haiti.
Guy chased by Suge Knight in casino wants rematch.
Judge blocks anti-union law.
Egypt frees brother of al-Qaeda chief.
Jimmy Buffet to make Tiger Blood drink.
Senator Jeff Bingaman announced his retirement. It's going to be like amphetamine musical chairs when he vacates his seat.
House republicans pass bill to implement enormous spending cuts. Hey Boehner, read my lips: "VETO."
Forest Service is afraid people will fall into holes in the Sandia mountains.
The dumbing down continues. Victim: The Dewey Decimal System.
Protesters are being killed, arrested and intimidated in Lybia, Iran, Yemen. NY Times Blog.
Speaking of intimidation, this Senate bill would make the publishing of classified information a felony.
By the way: despite popular opinion, Wikileaks has revealed a ton of important information that the hoi polloi didn't know before.
Breaking news regarding sharks.
Wild mug shot of suspected catalytic converter criminal.
Turn back the hands of time with Matt Groening's Father's 1969 short film "Basic Brown, Basic Blue."
Today is Cracker Jack Day. On this day in 1912, the first prize was placed in a box of Cracker Jack.