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The Daily Word In Throwing Yourself Out Of Windows, Geniuses and Niagara Falls Is Frozen
By Amelia Olson [ Wed Feb 18 2015 11:59 AM ]
It's Wednesday, it's sunny and the world is a strange place.
Two Bernalillo county commissioners are allegedly backing away slowly from a tax proposal to raise $42 million dollars, half of which would be used for mental health services.
It’s only going to get hotter in New York, according to this recent report.
A Rio Rancho woman, her infant son and her nephew all went missing Tuesday night.
Gun rights activists claim that allowing students to carry weapons on campus will help reduce sexual assaults.
If you’re visiting Niagara Falls right now, it looks like a different planet, thanks to heavy snowfall and ice.
Hey, kehd, quit jumpin’ ouddaya windows into snowbanks! The Mayor of Boston politely asks residents to stop leaping out of their windows and decks into snowbanks, because it’s “a foolish thing to do and you could kill yourself.”
A man leaving a Karaoke bar was mugged, suffered a severe concussion and became a genius. No, seriously.
The Daily Word in bulldozing the Bosque, movie moms and R. Crumb
By Lisa Barrow and Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Feb 17 2015 4:37 PM ]
Balance out those avocados with some spicy chile. Capsaicin "appears to prevent weight gain in mice that are fed a high-fat diet."
The younger Bush can't escape the legacy of his older, poodle-painting brother.
Are insurance companies rewriting Hurricane Sandy damage reports to save money?
Avail yourself of R. Crumb's regimen for staying sane.
The Daily Word in weather control, x-ray vision, high school detention, and falling beautifully
By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Feb 16 2015 12:25 PM ]
ISIS chopped more heads and threatened to conquer Rome for some reason.
Weaponized weather control is a possibility and a concern.
Party down at Studio 54.
Earth’s oldest living people share their secrets of longevity.
Don’t wear one of these gun t-shirts in Albuquerque, is my advice.
Scientists have discovered how to see through walls.
Interplanetary reality show set to launch: If you need me, I'll be on Mars.
Does the thought of having to live without Fido someday tear you apart inside? You can now custom order a stuffed animal that looks exactly like your pet.
Russian girls gone wild, and it's not pretty.
Wish you were here: Postcards from lands far, far away.
Boldly going where no man has gone before; every child’s favorite bibliophile turns 58 today. Live long and prosper, LeVar Burton!
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 13 2015 2:09 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Jack White track, Babes in Toyland concert footage and more.
The Daily Word in racial bias, gay marriage and Friday the 13th
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 13 2015 9:09 AM ]
Sissy, a miniature schnauzer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, walked 20 blocks to be with her owner, who is recovering from cancer surgery at a nearby hospital. That's love, man.
More counties in Alabama are allowing gay marriage licenses after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma representatives voted to advance a bill that would provide immunity to clergy members who refuse to perform same-sex weddings.
Noted New York Times columnist David Carr passed away yesterday. He was 58.
FBI Director James Comey gave a talk on Thursday at Georgetown University, addressing “hard truths” police face concerning racial bias.
A group of high school kids are trying to help the homeless by making job kits.
It's Friday the 13th, y'all! And KOAT has compiled a list of strange events that have occurred on this day throughout history.
The Daily Word in crazies, punk rock and bone broth
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Feb 12 2015 2:19 PM ]
Metals executive posits that one-quarter of physical gold market is populated by "crazies."
The Albuquerque Environmental Health Department issued a statement in response to an online rumor about cat meat at a local McDonald's restaurant. (And I weep for the future.)
August March interviewed OG punk rocker Gordy Andersen (Black Maria, Jerry's Kidz) about his formative ABQ experiences and influences.
Devin D. O'Leary gave a favorable review to Alzheimer's-centric drama Still Alice. And apparently Julianne Moore's hair color is referred to as "ronze."
Is bone broth as cool as it sounds? Ari Levaux reports.
Always Something to Love
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Feb 12 2015 2:00 PM ]
Find the love of your life by adopting any pet or partaking in some Valentine's Day parties.
Neo Naughty No More: Ninth Annual Southwest Burlesque Showcase
By Blake Driver [ Thu Feb 12 2015 1:15 PM ]
Burlesque-o-rama featuring Midnite Martini plus dozens of dancers, singers, comedians and aerialists from around the country.
Liquid Sunshine: Chatter Sunday
By August March [ Wed Feb 11 2015 12:00 PM ]
Hear some baroque music at Chatter Sunday or in Santa Fe at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel.
The Daily Word In Cute Animals That Can Kill You, The Virgin Mary and Pizza Jerks
By Amelia Olson [ Wed Feb 11 2015 11:56 AM ]
After a week or so of scrutiny, NBC decided to suspend Brian Williams without pay for six months. DON’T LIE TO THE PEOPLE, BRIAN!
The Virgin Mary was spotted in a Chimayo man’s truck after snowfall. #miracles
Say goodbye to treating your hangover with rhino horns and ivory, because the Obama administration is cracking down on illegal wildlife trafficking.
Iggy Azalea ordered a pizza from Papa John’s and her delivery guy gave her phone number to his family members! What has the world come to when a girl can’t even order a pizza in piece? (See what I did there?)
To everyone celebrating the past few days of glorious weather, PARTY'S OVER!
Some genius made a video of the Dr.Phil show with all dialogue removed. Just awkward staring. Lots of awkward staring.
Pains, Complaints & Comedy Clubs Tour at Guild Cinema
Featuring comedians Genevieve Mueller (RISK!), Bryan Cook (Nerdist Network) and Derek Sheen (Savage Lovecast).
Local Band Showcase II: Group Therapy • blues, rock • Duke City Swamp Coolers • The Gregg Daigle Band • Americana, roots • Murata • Cafe Bomba • Caribbean and more at KiMo Theatre
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