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

This Post on HAWK Signals Postponed on Account of Ahhhh…

I was in the middle of yet another 1,500 word riveting ramble on HAWK signals, median refuges, traffic fatalities and other in no way boring or depressing topics, when I found myself becoming more and more interested in researching my bike “tour” to Santa Fe tomorrow instead. While my little four-day City Different jaunt doesn’t start… Read More This Post on HAWK Signals Postponed on Account of Ahhhh…

AABLE Bike Lane Measurement Report, 10.10.16: North Valley Gets Double Secret Probation

For what I believe to be the first time ever in over a decade of blogging, I wrote about 1,000 words pertaining to the title above…and just lost it. Some accidental combination of keystrokes, I guess. While I’m crying, wailing and throwing my computer in the lake that is my front yard after last night’s… Read More AABLE Bike Lane Measurement Report, 10.10.16: North Valley Gets Double Secret Probation

Downtown Burque’s Homage to Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Speck (Jeff, Not Richard)

In response to urban planner/designer Jeff Speck’s walkability analysis of downtown Albuquerque, the City has put up four-way stops along Silver and points nearby, soon to replace the existing signals. The work crudely reminds one of art installed by the environmental artist team of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Below is a short photo essay documenting the current… Read More Downtown Burque’s Homage to Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Speck (Jeff, Not Richard)

“Documentary Now” and Spalding Gray

Changing the subject, finally, from 1,000 words about street medians and how the death penalty is a “job creator,” Better Burque watched the latest episode of “Documentary Now” last night on IFC. The parody series on famous documentaries explored “Swimming to Cambodia,” Spalding Gray’s landmark monologue directed by Jonathan Demme. As someone who once drove from… Read More “Documentary Now” and Spalding Gray