V.21 No.28 |
The Daily Word in dead turtles and a missing Congressman
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Jul 12 2012 10:36 AM ]
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh releases his report on the investigation into the coverup at Penn State.
House Republicans vote for the 30th time to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.
The Las Cruces doctor who wrote more prescriptions than the entire UNM medical school has had his license suspended.
The Bosque will reopen on Friday.
Workers in Trinadad are totally sorry about crushing thousands of endangered leatherback turtle eggs.
Mississippians will still be able to get abortions, for now.
Pantone chart of all human skin colors.
Scientists finally discover a new moon orbiting Pluto.
Netflix is your new babysitter.
Who drinks the most soda? USA! USA! USA!
Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has been missing since June.
Five classic movies you'll never get to see because they were never made.
If you want to eat french fries at Olympic Park in London head to McDonald's.
V.21 No.18 |
The Daily Word: extreme Nuge; low tolerance of nude public art or abortion in AZ; bikini guitars and the Whole Foods effect
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat May 5 2012 4:56 PM ]
Some people won't let this sculpture in Tempe be.
Ted Nugent takes more dying boys and girls on last fishing trips than anyone else.
Albuquerque Public Access Television meeting this Monday May seventh at City Hall.
The New York Times was able to claim a staggering 73 percent increase in circulation since last March. Here's the why.
Here's a Gretsch guitar catalogue from 1961.
Arizona Governor signs bill that would cut off any funding to Planned Parenthood and other health providers who perform abortions.
One can't expect the Olympics in London to go on without a Falkland Islands flap.
Fifty hottest female inmates, the webpage.
On this day in 1943 Michael Palin was born.
V.21 No.8 |
The Daily Word in D3 demolition, thrash metal and glass burrito
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Feb 23 2012 10:20 AM ]
City Council approves a plan to carve up District 3 (Downtown, Barelas, UNM area) and ax Benton's seat.
APD officer ends up in the hospital after chewing on a glass burrito.
St. Michael's in Santa Fe to conduct random student drug tests.
Outrage over Quran burning spreads in Afghanistan. At least 10 Afghans and two American soldiers have died.
Midair helicopter smash kills seven marines during training.
9-year-old girl dies after running for three hours as punishment for stealing a candy bar, according to an Alabama sheriff's office.
UN may prosecute Syrian officials of crimes against humanity.
FDA questions inhalable caffeine.
Maybe you don't need eight hours of sleep.
Serious hipster cruise. Like on a ship.
Startups looking to skim carbon dioxide from the atmo. Bill Gates thinks it's a good idea, says his money.
Virginia politicians second-guess mandatory pre-abortion vaginal probing.
Analysts predict soaring national debt under all GOP contenders' tax plans—except for Ron Paul's.
Thrash metal endorsements for 2012: Megadeth dude supports Santorum.
V.21 No.8 | 2/23/2012
The Daily Word in mini chameleons, Chris Brown, Biden in Burque
By Sam Adams [ Fri Feb 17 2012 10:05 AM ]
Virginia Legislature passes a bill that would have women seeking an abortion forcibly penetrated for an ultrasound.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist dies while on assignment in Syria.
$3 million given to ex-inmates after N.M. prison guard convicted of rape.
Gary Carter was a Hall of Fame catcher and a key in the Mets’ improbably ’86 Series comeback. He died yesterday of brain cancer.
Plane flying in California gets grounded for flying too close to President Obama’s helicopter. Turns out the plane was carrying a cargo of weed.
Florida woman finds burglar sleeping in a closet after she gets out of the shower.
$25,000 worth of Tide detergent stolen from St. Paul supermarket.
Apparently Rick Santorum’s ad people are oblivious to Dan Savage.
Woman-beating piece of shit tells people to “FUCK OFF” because he won a Grammy.
V.21 No.6 | 2/9/2012
It’s Gov. Martinez’ bash, and she’ll pack it with controversy if she wants to
By Marisa Demarco
The guv stuffs even brief sessions with contention: 2012 brings us relentless hammering on driver's licenses, an embattled education secretary, abortion, medical marijuana, bullying and prescription pills.
V.21 No.4 |
The Daily Word in Mitt wins Florida, Colbert raises more than Palin and New Mexico's newest gang
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Feb 1 2012 8:17 AM ]
Chicago's draconian eavesdropping law poses problems for protestors and journalists at the upcoming G-8 summit.
Traffic crackdown in Rio Rancho.
New Mexico has a new prison gang with a lame name.
In response to an invasive abortion law, a Virginia state senator proposed an amendment requiring men seeking erectile dysfunction drugs to receive a rectal exam and stress tests.
Meet the monkey refugees of Louisiana.
Louis CK sold a sitcom to CBS.
Netflix won't be renting games after all.
DC Comics unveils its long-rumored line of Watchmen prequel comics. I wonder what Watchman co-creator Alan Moore thinks about it? "As far as I know … there weren't that many prequels or sequels to Moby Dick."
What does an artist with Alzheimer's paint?
Everything is cool guys, that red river in Texas was just polluted with pig blood.
Where did the Frito pie really come from?
Every overhead hand shot from Wes Anderson films.
Check out this recently discovered test footage from a proposed 1936 John Carter of Mars animated movie.
When I'm President this fake Breaking Bad RPG will be real.
Completely mesmerized by this video.
V.21 No.4 | 1/26/2012
The Daily Word in paper clip root canals, WikiLeaks on TV and Disney’s hairy employees
By Adam Fox [ Tue Jan 24 2012 10:52 AM ]
The nominees for the 84th Academy Awards are announced.
An Albuquerque man is arrested for entering the Peace and Justice Center and stabbing a figurine.
Wake Technical Community College was locked down this morning after receiving reports of a man with a gun.
Newt Gingrich threatens to cancel debates if the audience isn’t allowed to cheer.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney makes around $12 million a year and only pays 15 percent in taxes.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange announces the launching of a controversial TV show
Fort Worth could fine you if your dogs bark for more than ten minutes.
Studies say abortion is safer than giving birth.
This Massachusetts dentist was found guilty of using paper clips in root canals.
John Kerry shows up to the White House beat up with two black eyes. Ice hockey. Right.
Disney now allows their theme park employees to grow beards and goatees. Disney magic.
Graphic anti-abortion ads are set to air in some markets during the Super Bowl.
For those who hate the testosterone-driven trials of the Super Bowl, the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl VIII is announced.
V.20 No.52 | 12/29/2011
Year in Review: News
Best and Worst of 2011
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times
By Marisa Demarco
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. In 2011, the happenings of the world—and Burque—loomed large. Inspect the Alibi’s highlight reel.
Girl in a Band at UNM Student Union Building
Bookworks and the UNM Creative Writing Program present rock musician Kim Gordon, who gives a talk about her memoir.
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