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News

The Daily Word in five years for Pistorius, an oil CEO killed by a drunk Russian snowplow driver and Walter White was kicked out of Toys 'R' Us.

The Daily Word

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office will be guarding an abandoned insane asylum over Halloween.

"Better not call Saul"

You will not be able to purchase the new Breaking Bad action figures at Toys "R" Us.

Oscar Pistorius got five years.

"Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Many employers do not like stretched earlobes.

Lets review the highlights of the 2014 Ig Nobel Prizes.

Don Imus is selling his New Mexico ranch.

The CEO of French oil company Total was killed in a fiery plane/drunken snowplow collision.

Check out Punk:The Best of Punk Magazine.

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The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.

Alibi Picks

Bringin' Home the Bacon: Southwest Bacon Fest

Over 50 restaurants, food trucks and chefs serve up their most creative bacon dishes.

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The Daily Word in Ebola, New Mexico arrests and a giant butt-plug

The Daily Word

Texas health officials have ordered that anyone who visited the room of the first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital pretty much quarantine themselves for 21 days.

Vice President Joe Biden's son was discharged from the Navy Reserves for dipping into some nose candy.

President Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as his “Ebola czar.”

Denver police warn parents of trick-or-treaters that some candy might not be what it seems … aka it's got weed in it.

MMA fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver (aka War Machine) attempted suicide in prison. He's currently being held for the savage beating and kidnapping of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack.

A shooting took place in Downtown Albuquerque, near Third and Silver, that left one person dead.

Guess those lapel cameras are good for something. APD police officer Jared Frazier's cam caught a woman trying to falsely accuse him of sexual assault after arresting her for a DWI.

It's not exactly BUSTED, but KOAT's got you covered if you wanna see photos of New Mexicans who've recently been arrested.

APS pays $175,000 to a middle school principal, settling a lawsuit over claims of retaliation by former superintendent Winston Brooks.

A giant butt-plug (oops, I mean tree) in Paris has French folks in a tizzy.

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The Daily Word in the First Amendment, cannabis and green chile

The Daily Word

Democratic candidate for New Mexico Auditor Tim Keller's new attack ad uses the pop culture cachet of the A1A Car Wash from "Breaking Bad" to reference the dirt on Republican opponent Robert Aragon. Oh and the ad is narrated by "Gomie" (Steven Michael Quezada).

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides announced that Spaceport America, located in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin, is just four test flights away from its inaugural commercial travel flight .

Tierra Blanca High Desert Ranch High Desert Youth Program owner/operator Scott Chandler, who stands accused of abuse and torture of troubled teens, has filed a defamation/libel lawsuit against Steve Cowen (the father of a youth resident/alleged victim), reporter Rene Romo, the New Mexico Department of Public Safety and the New Mexico State Police.

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden discusses efforts to combat a 10-49 (department code for "information") failure within APD and progress that he's made moving APD away from "siloing information."

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson posits that medical marijuana could be a potential treatment for ebola.

Historical teevee drama "Manhattan" was renewed for a second season by WGN America.

Former UNM student Monica Pompeo is suing the university for violating her First Amendment rights by forcing her to drop a course titled "Images of (Wo)men: From Icons to Iconoclasts." The academic conflict began when Pompeo critiqued mid-'80s lesbian romantic drama Desert Hearts by referring to lesbianism as perverse and using the word "barren" a lot.

PBS considers nuevomexicano farmers' concerns about the state green chile industry competition with out-of-state growers while coping with extreme weather's negative impact on crop yields.

Happy birthday, Oscar Wilde, Nico, Tim Robbins and Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar).

birthdays

Merry Nietzsche/Spivey/Fry/Foucault/Kuti/Riggs/Calvino/Solondz/Ginuwinemas!

I must warn you: I'm no mathlete. That said, by my count at least nine significant cultural icons made their entrance on the 15th day of October. (October is the best month of the year.) Please join me in making virtual merry on Nietzsche/Spivey/Fry/Foucault/Kuti/Riggs/Calvino/Solondz/Ginuwinemas, y'all.

Friedrich Nietzsche
(Oct. 15, 1844 – Aug. 25, 1900)

Victoria Spivey
(Oct. 15, 1906 – Oct. 3, 1976)

Varian Fry
(Oct. 15, 1907 – Sept. 13, 1967)

Michel Foucault
(Oct. 15, 1926 – June 25, 1984)

Fela Kuti
(Oct. 15, 1938 – Aug. 2, 1997)

Dax Riggs
(born Oct. 15, 1973)

Italo Calvino
(Oct. 15, 1923 – Sept. 19, 1985)

Todd Solondz
(born Oct. 15, 1959)

Elgin Baylor Lumpkin aka Ginuwine
(born Oct. 15, 1970)

L to R: José “Pepe” Gallardo; James R. Chávez; Santiago Candelaria; Ruben Muller
Alicia Maldonado
L to R: José “Pepe” Gallardo; James R. Chávez; Santiago Candelaria; Ruben Muller

Alibi Picks

The Train from Mexico: The Boxcar

Part of the Siembra Latino Theatre Festival, this weeping-worthy tragedy follows a group of men who enter the US illegally in search of a better life.
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