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Caliente Burger Battle
2015 Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown
By Ty Bannerman [ Tue Sep 8 2015 12:00 PM ]
Best of Burque Restaurants Voting Time!
Choose your favorite Restaurants
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Sep 2 2015 1:26 PM ]
Friends, readers, eaters all; Once again, the time has come to make your appetites public! No, not the sex survey, that's not till February. I mean the Best of Burque Reader's Choice Restaurant Poll!
This is your chance to reward your favorite eateries with one of Albuquerque's most coveted awards. Love the burritos at a certain mom-and-pop café? Or the french fries at from an incredible food truck? Got a secret location for getting the best steak in town? Give 'em a vote. And encourage your friends to do the same.
Enough chat. Start the survey!
Bad Jacks Make Good
Three Bad Jacks • S.O.L. • The Gunmen
By Ty Bannerman [ Sat Aug 29 2015 12:00 PM ]
Three Bad Jacks play at Low Spirits.
Badass Ladies of Sci-Fi
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Aug 26 2015 8:00 PM ]
Women of Wonder--in literature, comic books and TV shows--are the focus for New Mexico's annual Bubonicon.
Take a Bite Outta Summer
Bite of ABQ: Food and Craft Beer Festival
By Ty Bannerman [ Thu Aug 20 2015 12:00 PM ]
Devoted to showcasing the best local food and craft beer Albuquerque has to offer.
The Daily Word in dog fighting, bee die-offs and racist principals
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 13 2015 12:06 PM ]
A year after an accidental release of radiation from WIPP, the Deparment of Energy has said the facility is now totes okay for storing waste plutonium.
Some people's first instinct when they see a bear is to chase it with a hatchet. Police would like to remind you that that instinct is wrong.
A man with an obscured face wants you to know a few things about dog fighting.
A Georgia High School principal blames Satan for the racial remarks she made during a graduation ceremony. Satan could not be reached for comment.
Two Florida hearse drivers have been fired after they made a quick pit stop to pick up some doughnuts. Which I guess you're not supposed to do when there's a corpse in the back of the car.
The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 6 2015 1:56 PM ]
It’s Wednesday, May 6,
And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.
Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.
One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.
New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.
A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.
And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in taxes, divorce, and human head transplants
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 15 2015 11:07 AM ]
Good morning! It’s April 15, 2015
And it is Tax Day!
The Hugo Awards for science-fiction literature have become yet another cultural battleground as an organization called the “Sad Puppies” attempt to game the system away from rewarding “literary” works and those that portray “minority or victim groups,”
Getting a divorce can give you a heart attack, especially if you’re a woman,
UNM’s student government will be eliminating all gender specific pronouns from their constitution,
A pharmacist at a Georgia Walmart declined to fill a woman’s miscarriage medication because she “couldn’t think of a valid reason why you would need this prescription”
Arkansas police are installing spyware on lawyers’ computers,
And a man with a degenerative disease is “excited” to be first in line for a head transplant.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in DANCE PARTY
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 8 2015 11:33 AM ]
I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty bummed out after watching that video of the cop shooting the dude in the back.
That’s why I’m taking extraordinary action and declaring that today’s Daily Word will be a special
Special secret magic! Play all these videos at once while posting them on your friends' facebook walls, and exactly %.5 of the world's misery will melt away!
The Daily Word in Colorado's famous green chile
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 1 2015 11:23 AM ]
Good morning, it’s April 1, 2015
And Colorado is trying to steal our chile,
Mayor Berry announced the latest bike-friendly improvement for our city: painting bike lanes turquoise,
A kid’s party at a Chuck E. Cheese turned into a brawl, which is totally understandable if you’ve ever been to a Chuck E. Cheese,
A former German policeman was convicted of murdering and eating another man, even though the man wanted him to, and also he was really hungry,
you can buy a special Voltron just for your cats,
Game of Thrones is coming back soon, so you’d better spend some time playing with the Game of Thrones Catch-Up-Machine,
And, of course, it’s April Fool’s Day, so uh, your shirt’s on fire.
Now it’s out.
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