Welcome to SXSW 1989
The music leg of SXSW 2014 is kicking off this week. What was it like 25 years ago? Take a look. (Thanks to our old pal and former graphic designer Ari for putting this on her Facebooks for me to steal!)
Did Flight MH370 disintigrate in midair?
A smoldering body was found in San Diego.
A Decatur woman with Alzheimer’s was living with her husband’s dead body for a month.
In Greeley, stoners can’t get haircuts at Hugo’s Barber Shop. LSD is probably okay, though.
Hipsters like obscure bands, then stop liking them when they achieve commercial success.
Mercury, the cat with no arms, amuses humans by walking upright.
Drug users are reportedly being extorted by people posing as DEA agents. Drug users who are approached by these fake agents should, um, contact the DEA immediately.
An Albuquerque man is in custody after police learned he had been holding his wife hostage in their home for the past four days. The wife escaped and called police from a neighbor’s house when the man went to get cigarettes. The man then hid from police in his mother’s house. Drugs may have been involved.
Tesla’s new battery factory might be in New Mexico. Deja vu.
Happy birthday, Chuck Norris.
Russia is becoming a real problem.
Sleep and longevity are closely linked.
You should eat more bugs.
Iranian law allows for creative sentencing.
How’s that bitcoin thing working for you?
Watch a cute panda cub play with a ball.
Try this new deep-fried confection.
Pecans like this weather, at least.
Texting while driving is now illegal in New Mexico.
Rio Rancho votes tomorrow.
What’s happening today?
Happy birthday, James Doohan.
Our army is shrinking.
Fox plans to make a movie about Dennis Rodman’s visit to North Korea.
Will the FDA approve eugenics? Khaaan!
Ukraine’s fugitive ex-president is sought for “mass murder.”
There’s a new anti-gay law in Uganda.
Rest in peace, Maria von Trapp.
Discover the secret origin of the Bloody Mary.
Discover the secret origins of dirty words.
Take this good email advice.
Beware Paseo Del Norte.
Happy birthday, James Farentino.
Craigslist Killer Miranda Barbour confesses to more than 22 murders.
We may be facing a Clown Crisis.
Reportedly, Kim Jong Un drowns babies.
“Snake Salvation” reality star Pastor Jamie Coots died of a snake bite.
Rest in peace, Sid Ceasar.
A Pixar artist made a children’s book of mature scenes from iconic films.
Learn how to stretch your cell phone’s charge in a power outage.
Throughout history, humans have made up games that torture animals.
NBC smuggled its own secret Starbucks into the Olympics.
See a 17-year-old Prince.
Bosque fire alert.
Dennis Anderson found a gunshot victim in his bed.
There is a possible radiation leak at WIPP.
Happy birthday Paris Hilton.
A suicide bombing instructor blew up his class.
Cockfighting is big in New York.
Dumb Starbucks serves free coffee.
Vancouver has crack pipe vending machines.
How is the USA doing in the Olympics?
Watch Jerry Seinfeld’s Walking Dead episode.
Dylan Farrow responds to Woody.
Maybe we should kill off the mosquitoes.
Someone has documented 35 years of Prince’s hairdos.
Meet the bird that can sound like anything.
What now, James Franco?
There was a rollover on I-25.
A suspect is accused of raping and beating a baby.
Happy birthday Laura Dern.
The Seahawks won the Super Bowl.
Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter.
Rest in peace, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Dylan Farrow accuses Woody Allen of sexual abuse.
A fisherman survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific.
How do they make that yellow first down line on the football field?
J. K. Rowling says Hermione should have hooked up with Harry.
Look at these Star Wars football helmets.
City Council will consider changes to APD oversight.
Bridget Romero is on the loose.
Will it finally rain today?
Happy birthday Morgan Fairchild.
Who won at the 2014 Grammy Awards?
Finally. Combat Gum.
China’s Jade Rabbit crapped out.
Should major cities ban cars?
Richard Sherman is smart.
The French make bad coffee, claim coffee snobs.
The new Star Wars script is done.
What happens if you try to fly weed out of Colorado?
George gave me a credit card knife. It’s cool.
An El Paso woman died skiing at Ski Apache.
Happy birthday Patton Oswalt.
Terrorists promise a surprise for the Sochi Olympics.
Seattle and Denver will face off in the Superbowl.
Welcome to Justin Bieber’s treasure trove of drugs.
Snorting Smarties can lead to nasal maggots.
Scientists ponder the magical appearance of a strange Martian rock.
Ron Jeremy sings “Wrecking Ball.”
Yoko Ono sings “Fireworks.”
Due to smog, sunrise in Beijing is televised.
We may have found the remains of Alfred the Great.
Here’s a list of what the NSA can do.
Meet the Paranormal Intelligence Agency.
A woman crashed into a pole at Grant Middle School.
A man was stabbed at Third and Central.
Happy birthday DeForest Kelly.
Who won at the 2014 Golden Globes?
On top of everything else, is there trouble in Obama’s marriage?
A Japanese company is buying Jim Beam.
Tiny windmills generate power.
In Colorado, people keep stealing mile marker 420.
Ellen De Generes, who will host the 2014 Oscars, has been linked to internet pirating of movie screening copies.
Discover the secret world of zit-popping videos.
If you were thinkging about photographing tiny plastic people, somebody beat you to it.
The dark side of the moon is turquoise.
Blessed be. Enjoy these photos of modern-day witches.
Rest in peace, Sam Berns.
An arrest was made in the flash-mob robbery of Angel Eyes boutique on San Pedro.
David Eckert will receive a $1.6 million settlement for receiving unlawful anal probings.
HBO taps Albuquerque’s Handsome Family for the “True Detective” theme song.
Happy birthday Julia Louis-Dreyfus.