Crib Notes: Nov. 7, 2013
By August March
1) In an old-fashioned, copyrighted, above-the-fold piece of investigative journalism, the Sunday Journal explores the government contracting business of what former New Mexico Congressional Representative?
a) Steven Schiff
b) Heather Wilson
c) Harold L. Runnels
d) Dennis Chavez
2) According to various local and national media outlets, Albuquerque trick-or-treaters were subjected to what sort of questionable, pre-special election propaganda during their yearly candy mayhem?
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a) Graphic anti-abortion cards
b) Warnings from our robot overlords
c) Coupons for free kittehs
d) Cartoon pamphlets debunking the existence of the Great Pumpkin
3) In days of yore, humans would gather at certain Albuquerque cinemas on Saturday evenings at midnight to watch, mimic and glorify the fabulous horrorshow camp of an underground movie musical whose devotional ritual has been revived by the Aux Dog Theatre. What is the name of the film?
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a) A Clockwork Orange
b) Heavy Metal
c) Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii
d) The Rocky Horror Picture Show
4) This year’s iteration of the “controversial” Pornotopia festival happened this past weekend and _____________.
a) caused rioting in the streets
b) resulted in numerous arrests
c) was a hit with aging hipsters
d) went mostly unnoticed by its former critics
5) The Lobo men’s hoops squad began their exhibition season with a smackdown of a team from which sun-drenched New Mexico farm town that happens to have a state university located therein?
Franklin E. Schaaf
c) Wagon Mound
1) B. Albuquerque Journal reporter James Monteleone examined Heather Wilson’s connections to Sandia Labs in the paper’s Sunday edition.
2) A. Local outlets, as well as national news sites like Think Progress, reported that ahead of a special election—starring a draconian late-term abortion ban—to be held on Nov. 19, trick-or-treaters in Burque “received some unexpected materials” in their trick-or-treat bags. In addition to candy bars and lollipops, they also got several anti-choice cards with images of fetuses on them—one proclaiming “I am not a clump of cells,” another saying “I am a human being” and one emblazoned with “53 million killed.”
3) D. Though popular at local film haunts like Don Pancho’s Art Theatre, The Lobo Theater and The Guild Cinema during much of the ’80s and ’90s, local screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and its associated live audience-produced ritual dwindled post-millennium. Burque’s Aux Dog Theatre plans to revive the festivities.
4) D. Pornotopia went off without a hitch last week.
5) A. Portales, New Mexico is home to Eastern New Mexico University, a place with a lot of cows and apparently a men’s basketball team, too. They are called the Greyhounds, and our guys whupped ‘em fair and square, 87 to 68, at the glorious Pit on Saturday night.
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