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V.25 No.27 | 7/7/2016
Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio teaser

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Say What?

“Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio” on Cartoon Network

It’s not “funny: ha-ha.” It’s “funny: um, OK.” Fans of Adult Swim’s increasingly surreal, post-stoner, insomiac comedy might get it.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016

Not Your Average Dream Blog

I was in New York City. I was watching a beautiful young man explain that “bucket drummers are particularly impressive because no one trains them” so very kindly to an elderly woman.

Suddenly I was in my chair at work seeing his face on my screen. “Hannibal Buress Live at The Historic El Rey Theater this Tuesday night!” the page said.

I became hot as I ferociously typed away buying tickets. Click. Click-click. Tap-tap-tap-tap. Click. CLICK.

Then I realized it wasn't a dream, but a dream come true. The brilliant comedian Hannibal Buress will be in Albuquerque Tuesday, April 26, at 7:30pm for those of us lucky sinners that are over 21.

Mr. Buress will also be in Santa Fe to perform at Skylight at 8pm, so those lucky bastards in Santa Fe get to be closer to him but it's not like it really matters because we all have the chance to absorb some of his near-perfect comedic genius.

V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
Rick and Morty

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Wubba Lubba Dub Dubs

“Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network

Science gets weird (and a little drunk) in Cartoon Network’s cult cartoon “Rick and Morty.”
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014

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Space Warped

“Space Dandy” on Cartoon Network

The legendary creator of “Cowboy Bebop” unveils his newest wacky series.
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013


Sonic reductions of Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood, Resin Cum and an Adult Swim garage comp

Music writers Derek Caterwaul and M. Brianna Stallings checked out new releases from Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood and Resin Cum and an Adult Swim garage comp. Read all about it in this week’s Sonic Reducer. Peep related A/V below and experience Paseño noise-doom act Resin Cum live in Burque on Wednesday night. Synchro Studio • Resin Cum • Pepper Griswald • Roñoso • I CUM DRUMS • Wed May 29 • 8 pm • $5 • ALL-AGES!

V.21 No.5 | 2/2/2012

video games

Webgame Wednesday: Burrito Bison Revenge

Adult Swim has finally released a sequel to one of its most popular games with Burrito Bison Revenge. Once again, you're an angry Mexican wrestler. You escaped from the clutches of the evil gummi bears last time. But you left your wallet behind. Engage in more "launch game" madness, squashing enemies and piling on the power ups to shoot yourself as far as possible and escape the Candy Kingdom once and for all. Game play is enhanced and fine-tooled from the previous outing, making this more of an upgrade than an entirely new game. But when squashing bears is so much fun, who's to complain?

V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
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Cops With Colons

“NTSF:SD:SUV::” on Cartoon Network

Given how addicted to acronyms modern crime shows have become (“CSI,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “JAG,” “NCIS”), it’s nice to see somebody giving the genre a good, solid ribbing with “NTSF:SD:SUV::.” That stands for “National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle::.” The show—joining Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block this Friday—throws around colons like Mötley Crüe throws around umlauts. Just as fellow live-action series “Childrens Hospital” mercilessly tweaks hospital drama clichés, “NTSF:SD:SUV::” makes light of cop show stereotypes.

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V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
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The Colors! The Colors!

“Problem Solverz” on Cartoon Network

It’s no secret at this stage of the game that the madmen (and women) behind Cartoon Network’s long-running Adult Swim programming block like the weird stuff. They regularly air shows like “Squidbillies,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” and “Superjail!” Now, they’ve teamed up with members of the Pittsburgh, Pa. / Providence, R.I. art collective Paper Rad to open up the cage and let loose their newest animated freak show, “Problem Solverz.”
V.20 No.14 | 4/7/2011

Alibi Picks

Cartoon Carnival

Do you like cartoons? Of course you do. Do you like weird cartoons? I’m gonna say yes. If you agree with the arbitrary affirmatives on those questions, then you’re probably a regular viewer of Adult Swim over on Cartoon Network. Fans of such cult toons as “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” “Squidbillies,” “Robot Chicken,” “Metalocalypse,” “The Venture Brothers” and so on need to check out the Ragbag of Jollification. This 10-city touring carnival of music, games, food, free prizes and corporate sponsorship is intended to both promote CN’s Adult Swim lineup and to reward fans for their slavish devotion. The Ragbag of Jollification will stop in Albuquerque tonight, April 4, from 6 to 11 p.m. It’s taking place at 224 Central Ave. SW in the parking lot outside Lotus nightclub. Tonight’s special guest will be the band Maserati, bringing its signature, Athens, GA, brand of “ambient/crunk/psychedelic” to town. It’s all free, so you’ve got no excuse not to check it out.

V.19 No.33 | 8/19/2010
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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Thursday 19

“PitchMen” (Discovery 7 p.m.) Well, with the death of Billy Mays, we’re down to “PitchMan.” So our guy Sully goes looking for a replacement.

Friday 20

“The Kids In the Hall: Death Comes to Town” (IFC 8 p.m.) Hold the presses! A new Kids In the Hall series? How great is that? The original gang (Foley, McCulloch, McDonald, McKinney, Thompson) reunite for this six-part “gothic comic murder mystery” about the hunt for the elusive killer of a small-town Canadian mayor.

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V.19 No.23 | 6/10/2010

Video Games

Webgame Wednesday: Death Row Diner

Who among us hasn't dreamed of becoming a lunch lady? I agree; It's a dazzling prospect. But you know what's even cooler? Becoming a lunch lady for inmates on death row! Live out your career dreams with Adult Swim's Death Row Diner. Feed those inmates! Bus those trays! Wash those dishes! Mop up that spilled blood! And make it snappy! It's all about time management with this game. .. That and keeping bloodthirsty incarcerated killers from rioting through the judicious application of hamburger meat.

V.18 No.50 | 12/10/2009

Webgame Wednesday: Zombie Hooker Nightmare XXXmas

Merry Christmas. Peace on Earth, good will toward men. ... Oh, and here's some Zombie Hooker Nightmare XXXmas to keep you all warm and toasty this holiday. Help Lola, the last hooker on Earth, ice some zombies and turns some elf tricks before Christmas