Faster, Pussycat! Bid! Bid!: A Sinful Afternoon at the Guild Cinema Poster Auction

(The Guild’s Keif and Chris auction off another poster that most definitely had me thinking later: “Why the Hell didn’t I bid on that?!?”) Like any good movie, last Saturday’s Guild Cinema Poster Auction featured every one of the seven deadly sins, covetousness and gluttony prime among them. Not to be left out, there was… Read More Faster, Pussycat! Bid! Bid!: A Sinful Afternoon at the Guild Cinema Poster Auction

A Fluoridated Call for BetterBurque Submissions

Wouldn’t you like to write about how stupid the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Board is? Maybe the Board’s decision to continue not adding fluoride to our water could be compared, by you, to succumbing to the “anti-vaxx” movement in a devastating essay that would surely result in the immediate resignation of Board members who… Read More A Fluoridated Call for BetterBurque Submissions

And The First, Kinda-Sorta, “Best of Burque Award” Goes to: a Hawk and a Hacksaw/Guild Cinema

Better Burque isn’t planning a full-blown “Best of Burque” where readers can submit their choice for things like, “Best Rug Cleaner in Burque,” but when we get a chance to experience ABQ at its best, we need to point it out. Last night, a Hawk and a Hacksaw, Burque band made real, real good, performed an interpretative… Read More And The First, Kinda-Sorta, “Best of Burque Award” Goes to: a Hawk and a Hacksaw/Guild Cinema

Albuquerque Rapid Transit: Image, Perception and Public Policy

Vacation’s over. It was nice, thanks for asking… Amid all the hue, cry, wail and umbrage regarding Albuquerque Rapid Transit is the repeated use of the word “historic” to oppose the project.  Employing the “picture worth a thousand words” model, propagandists (or advocates, if you prefer) use photos like the famous Ernest Haas shot as their call… Read More Albuquerque Rapid Transit: Image, Perception and Public Policy