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The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 6 2015 10:57 AM ]
Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".
The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.
Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.
The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.
There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".
Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.
Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!
The Daily Word in Trump's tax plan, @snowden and how the sadness ended for the Log Lady (she died)
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 29 2015 12:22 PM ]
It is National Coffee Day.
CYFD shut down an Albuquerque daycare center after it was discovered that a worker had regularly been "mistreating" babies.
A large bundle of weed fell out of the sky and crushed a dog house.
Bigot county clerk Kim Davis has Pope Francis in her corner.
Whole Foods is laying off 1500 employees in order to cut prices in it's stores.
The Daily Word in marijuana decriminalization in Albuquerque, big pharma and Volkswagen's deep troubles
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 22 2015 11:36 AM ]
Albuquerque Mayor Berry says he will veto the marijuana decriminilization measure passed by city council last night.
The APD K-9 and handler who helped take down James Boyd have both retired but only one is slated to be euthanized.
In order to comply with new rules, BernCo Court is now hearing 8 times as many cases every week, meaning everyone in the county is now needed for jury duty.
The State Representative from Jemez Pueblo says he was "verbally misled" into buying clothes and stuff with campaign contributions.
The new and alleged d-bag CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of a 62 year old drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by 5000 percent.
Today's ruin porn comes to you from Johnsonville, CT.
A trans woman had a run in with the TSA over guess what?
Père Lachaise cemetery's most famous, good-luck trouser weasel.
The Daily Word in Jeff Bezos' big rocket, Dianna Duran's not guilty plea and caves of death
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 15 2015 1:19 PM ]
CNM is doing away with the blue emergency call towers on their main campus.
A New Mexico woman is questioning the religious overtones in her court-ordered counseling sessions.
New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran entered a not guilty plea today at her arraignment on fraud, embezzlement and money-laundering charges.
Punk fashion designer Vivianne Westwood drove a tank to British Prime Minister David Cameron's house in protest against recently issued fracking licenses.
An old oak tree, blown over by high winds, uprooted the 1000 year old remains of a young man who's bones indicate he died a violent death.
A judge ruled in the "dancing baby video" lawsuit that artists must take "fair use" into consideration before removing material they think is infringing on a copyright. Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" can (barely) be heard in the background while Stephanie Lenz's kids dance in the video.
The man suspected of having shot his girlfriend and a professor colleague took his own life yesterday, according to police.
Jeff Bezos is getting into the whole private space flight thing, saying his rockets are going to be "really big".
Archeologists discovered some caves in Scotland filled with the bodies of children who were sacrificed there during the Bronze Age.
Dig these hilarious 1970's magazine ads for cocaine and drug "accessories" like "Chickware" and "Toute de Suite".
A Rose in the Garden of Doom
SubRosa • Black Maria • The Ditch And The Delta • Chicharra
By Geoffrey Plant [ Thu Sep 10 2015 6:00 PM ]
Rulers of the Salt Lake City metal scene fronted by a trio of massively talented women.
The Daily Word in paddling a giant pumpkin down a river, dying in a Walmart parking lot and Kim Davis is released from jail
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 8 2015 1:00 PM ]
Female inmates in New Mexico prisons have a very high rate of prescription drug use.
A lockdown that affected three Albuquerque schools has been suspended.
A man with a history of mental illness has been charged with murdering his parents.
The City of Baltimore will pay the family of Freddie Gray 6.4 million dollars to settle a wrongful death suit.
Walter Palmer, the dentist who killed Cecil the lion, is back at work and mobbed by protesters and journalists.
This man is trying to set a record by piloting a giant hollowed out pumpkin down a river.
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.
That's A Moray at ABQ BioPark Aquarium
Indulge your animal instincts with the a guided tour learning about the exotic, erotic and often curious romantic rituals of aquatic animals.
Boyz II Men • R&B at Legends Theater @ Route 66 Casino
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