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Odd Rot: Take Me Home

When not drawing lil weird critters, Patty Templeton writes strange stories. Her first novel is an 1880s ghost story called “There Is No Lovely End.” Chat with her over by instagram.com/pattytempleton.

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Get Outta Town: Spaceport America, a space fail in Truth or Consequences

The plans for Spaceport America were as vast as the expanse between the Earth’s surface and outer space. The massive spaceport, built in 2006 on the dreams of Stanford University engineering lecturer and tech startup advisor Dr. Burton Lee, who proposed the idea in 1990, was supposed to make the desert of Truth and...

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Tattoo contest: Ahem, this is your last chance to win a cover-up or laser removal

If you’re in deep shit with the bad ink job you got, this is your last chance to turn the tables on that terrible mistake.

Right now, we’re offering a chance to win either a consultation and two FREE laser removal sessions from Durango Dermatology or a FREE badass cover-up from Robert Smith at Black Mountain Tattoo in...

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DGO picks in and around Durango: December 13 to December 19

SoDown with TruFeelzRock out to two acts coming through to Durango’s Animas City Theatre this week: SoDown and TruFeelz. Described as bass music with soul, SoDown, aka Ehren River Wright, has played at festivals across the country and has served a huge role in the Colorado music scene....

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Odd Rot art: War Pigs

Patty Templeton wants the U.S. to spend $70 billion of its $590 billion-plus defense budget on free public college for all. Chat at her about democratic socialism on Twitter at @PattyTempleton.

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DGO picks in and around Durango: December 6 to December 12

DGO pours for Guys’ NightWant to watch the DGO staff bumble through a night of serving beers? Well, you’re in luck because we’ll be the guest hosts at Billy Goat Saloon’s Guys’ Night. Not only will you probably get a good laugh out of Billy Goat trying to make bartenders out of us...

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Bad tattoo contest: Help us help you

Attention, dear readers: Are you so ashamed of your bad tattoo that you don’t want to leave your house? Do your friends give your shit for your bad ink?

Want to win a consultation and two FREE laser removal sessions from Durango Dermatology?

Or, perhaps you just want to cover it up with something cooler? Well,...

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Got Each Other

Patty Templeton read Gwynne Garfinkle’s movie monster poetry collection, “People Change,” and wants you to buy it, too. Talk to her about books on Twitter via @PattyTempleton or at instagram.com/pattytempleton.

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Changes, they are a’comin’: Hey, readers. We have a big announcement.

Hey there, readers. We have some news for you. Want to know what it is? Of course you do, but I like to drag out the suspense as long as possible. A little further...a little further. All right. Here we go.

So, the news is that DGO Mag is expanding, which we think is pretty darn rad. To kick off the new year, we will...

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Get Outta Town: Tinkertown Museum, land of wooden wonders

There is a world created by a former carnival worker that you need to see. It’s a world of pure imagination (yes, we stole that from Willy Wonka), and it’s within a day’s drive of Durango. We’re talking about Tinkertown Museum in Sandia Park, New Mexico.

It’s hard to describe the world that Ross Ward, who once worked as...

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DGO picks in and around Durango: November 29 to December 5

Rocking rock musicDavid Bowie, Prince, Kurt Cobain, Patti Smith, Mick Jagger – doesn’t matter the musicians or the era. Dress up as your favorite rock star and show up ready to party at iAM MUSIC’s ROCK the Rock Lounge event. This “fundraiser with a musical twist” is for any and all rock music...

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Please don’t be the douchetroll who goes around asking people to smile. Debate this stance with Patty Templeton on Twitter via @PattyTempleton.

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Crappy ink contest: Bad tattoos from readers, part 2

It’s another week in the Land of Terrible Tattoos. Spill the tea on your bad ink decisions and we’ll fix you up with a chance to improve your circumstances with either a free cover-up with Robert Smith of Black Mountain Tattoo in Cortez or a free consultation and two free laser removal sessions with Durango Dermatology. To...

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