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The Daily Word in impeaching New Mexico's Secretary of State, the Shigir Idol and King Tut's boner
RIP The Pizz
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 1 2015 11:46 AM ]
Highly regarded lowbrow artist The Pizz died.
The Atari games unearthed in Alamogordo and sold online have brought in a tidy sum of money for the city.
Secretary of State Dianna Duran is facing allegations she violated campaign finance laws by transferring money between personal bank accounts and campaign fund accounts, among other questionable actions.
Former Deputy Superintendent of APS Jason Martinez bonded out of a Colorado jail.
Was a Rio Rancho Middle School teacher intoxicated in the classroom?
Here's a look at the controversial new American history textbooks.
Guinea man hid behind a Mercedes car motor in an attempt to sneak across the Spanish border.
A Russian statue found in a peat bog is older than previously thought, making the wooden icon the oldest wooden artifact in the world—older than the Pyramids.
The Daily Word in APD's BAC blues, The Fastest Nun in The West and John MacAfee on the Ashley-Madison hack
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 25 2015 11:39 AM ]
Authorities in Colorado are issuing arrest warrants for the new and now former deputy superintendent of APS, who is facing child sexual assault charges there.
A group of trucks stopped traffic and did donuts for a while on I-25 near Montgomery last Sunday.
The "Fastest Nun in the West" is on her way to possible sainthood.
Stock markets rebounded from yesterday's crash after China once again cut its central interest rate.
Some kid in Taiwan accidentally poked a hole in a 17th century oil painting worth millions.
Although they're banned in Albuquerque pools, business at a mermaid tail swim school in Toronto is going swimmingly.
A girl who had been teased for liking boy stuff like Star Wars caught the attention of another Star Wars fan and ended up with some custom Storm Trooper armor and a meet with Weird Al.
The Daily Word in illegal cheese, John Hyde and a really crummy George Zimmerman painting
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 18 2015 2:03 PM ]
An anonymous person or persons put up some "Guerrilla Way-Finding" signs in downtown Albuquerque.
Whole Foods is pulling Hatch Chile in favor of green chile grown in Colorado!
As a judge deliberates whether the James Boyd murder charges against two APD officers should be brought to trial, Albuquerque remembers the day ten years ago today when a mentally ill man named John Hyde went on a murder spree.
This Florida gun store owner is having a contest where the winner gets a confederate flag painting by George Zimmerman.
At Home Depot stores near the Burning Man site, rubber band sales go through the roof just before the festival.
This "bible museum" is filled with biblical characters and scenes using second-hand celebrity wax figures. Wow!
The Daily Word in criminalizing teens, armed white men in Ferguson and a woman strolling across the surface of Mars
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 11 2015 12:10 PM ]
Albuquerque teens are opposing a proposed curfew, saying such a law would criminalize being a teenager.
Investigators in Ukraine think they have found pieces of a missile that brought down Flight MH17.
One of the images captured by the Curiosity Rover appears to show a woman walking across the surface of Mars.
Archeologists think they have solved the mystery of the 16th century colonists who vanished from Roanoke.
The paper lobby is losing yet another fight to keep the US Government using paper rather than digital communications and record keeping.
The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 4 2015 11:59 AM ]
A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.
It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.
Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.
Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".
Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.
Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.
North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.
"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.
The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 28 2015 12:29 PM ]
A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piñata-smashing.
The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.
Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.
Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.
Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.
Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.
There is a new Dr. Seuss book.
The Daily Word in naloxone, unicorns and bison.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 21 2015 1:29 PM ]
It may become more difficult for the public to access naloxone in New Mexico.
This is some seriously strange Cory Feldman right here.
The Daily Word in another Forrest Fenn buried treasure clue, El Chapo and Blue Bird flour
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 14 2015 9:36 AM ]
New clue for those hunting alleged Forrest Fenn treasure: "the treasure chest is wet".
Read about the Cortez, Colorado flour company that exists thanks to fry bread.
There is a big, new dog park on Albuquerque's West Side.
There is a Donald Trump buttplug.
Mexican President Pena Nieto is eating his words since the escape of El Chapo Guzman.
Most rad recorder playing and maybe the best story Gawker has ever published. Except that Rob Ford thing.
Much of Oregon is doomed.
It looks like there's a deal that will lift sanctions in Iran and eliminate any Iranian nuclear weapons development.
The Daily Word in a Calgary lawn chair balloon flight, a raid on Subway-Jared's house and setting your wifi on "pregnant"
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 7 2015 1:52 PM ]
Last night's storm set records for the Albuquerque area.
A man flew over Calgary sitting in a 20.00 lawn chair attached to helium-filled party balloons.
A Chinese company has added a "pregnancy" setting to its latest router.
Harry Shearer is not leaving The Simpsons after all!
Friends of the Weirder Side of Folk: BaBa CD Release Show!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Wed Jul 1 2015 2:00 PM ]
See a concert with banjo and tuba duo BaBa, as well as performances by Pawn Drive and Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff.
alt-J at Century Rio 24 Plex and XD
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