The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming
It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.
After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.
Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.
The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.
MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.
Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.
A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.
The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.
The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.
The Daily Word in friends of the court, Jackalopes, stolen dogs and cool laboratories
Citizens are encouraged to submit Friend of the Court Briefs to U.S. District Judge Robert Brack ahead of an upcoming settlement between the Department of Justice and the City of Albuquerque. The settlement is designed to restructure the city's police department.
City Councilor Dan Lewis is also a vice president at Desert Fuels, our state's largest petroleum wholesaler. Plus which, gas now costs about 2 bucks a gallon.
APS Board of Education member Kathy Korte is suing UNM over her termination from University Hospital following a controversial Facebook post. The suit alleges "retaliatory actions undertaken in violation of Korte’s (First Amendment) civil rights."
Cattleman Aubrey Dunn finally beat incumbent veterinarian Ray Powell in the race to be New Mexico State Land Commissioner.
A local man allegedly spied on his wife with hidden cameras.
Los Alamos National Bank is planning to foreclose on a Jackalope.
The former director of our local Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base has died.
Harley the dog, stolen from a local gas station on Wyoming Boulevard, has been gratefully returned to his owners.
There's a really cool laboratory at UNM's Department of Physics and Astronomy.
An Albuquerque man caught two huge rainbow trout at Escondida Lake.
The Daily Word In Kidnapped Puppies, Selena Gomez Freaking Out And A List Of All The Things To Do In ABQ Today!
It's Wednesday December 17th!
Prince turned down an opportunity to be on The Simpsons and less surprisingly so did Tom Cruise!
"NO ONE UNDERSTANDS ME!" says Selena Gomez at Taylor Swift's 25th birthday party.
If your life feels terrible right now, or you're nursing an incredible hang over from a work holiday party, watch this video of puppies playing with their mom in the snow. It'll make you feel better.
Proof that you can return all the expensive gifts you got for your children and give them onions and bananas instead!
Oh SNAP! BBC is gettin' real with this list of the worst CEOs of 2014!
Garfield! Because everyone needs more Garfield in their life.
Everything is actually more terrible than we realized, because someone stole a disabled veteran's dog from a gas station on Wyoming.
And for anyone who says there isn't anything to do in Albuquerque, here is a comprehensive guide to ALL the things to do today!
The Daily Word in "credibly accused clergy", mushrooms are murder and hard times befall Dicken's World
Knockouts bouncers arrested over beating of patron.
Some cops in Roswell bought a dad baby formula rather than arrest him for shoplifting.
Gallup Catholic diocese has released a "credibly accused" list of clergy.
These Jimmy Kimmell-John Krasinski Christmas pranks are pretty funny.
"I'd like a cup of coffee and your most feral adoptable cat please."
Theme park "Dicken's World" has, ironically, fallen on hard times. Something Billy Childish can tell us about.
In true Jesus fashion, a naked man burned down a church.
Hollywood producer Aaron Sorkin is pissed at the media reporting on the Sony hack.
My favorite cocktail party factoid, that mushrooms are more animal than plant, just got bolstered.
The Daily Word in Seth Rogen, angry Dutchmen, killer Zambonis, Walt Disney, and rectal feeding.
Police ended a hostage crisis at a chocolate shop in Sydney, Australia.
In other Australian news, a shark killed a teenager.
Americans believe torture prevents acts of terrorism.
Speaking of torture, Karl Rove wants to feed your rectum.
An APD Officer accidentally shot a civilian on Sunday morning.
Seth Rogen is North Korea's biggest enemy.
The US is the most uncaring nation in the industrial world, and it's all Ayn Rand's fault.
Mother Nature screwed up the day for air travelers in San Francisco.
The liquid in E-ciagerettes is poisonous enough to kill a child.
The Dutch are not happy about Google's privacy violations through data collection.
Walt Disney died on this day back in 1966. He was 65. Here are some inspirational Disney quotes to get you through life or at least through the day.
The Daily Word in Ferguson police, UNM experiments and Empty Socks
After a standoff on a California bridge, Daniel Perez was arrested and is being held after vanishing last week with his wife and four sons. His sons are safe; however, his wife's body was found in the trunk of the family's car near their home.
After a report brought attention to harsh interrogation techniques administered by the CIA, the agency's chief defends the behavior, saying it's “unknowable” if they could have gotten the same answers with conventional questioning.
Due to unanswered questions, the FBI is looking into a North Carolina teen's hanging death (after it was ruled a suicide) to see if there was foul play.
The state appeals court in Arizona dismissed Debra Jean Milke's murder charge after she was on death row for 22 years for the killing of her 4-year-old son.
A temporary restraining order placed on Ferguson police has made it mandatory that they warn protesters before using tear gas.
A couple students at UNM are getting some attention for their “social experiment” videos.
Photos and video have been released of the fire that happened at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Albuquerque media outlets banded together to raise funds for a single father whose house was robbed (and whose Christmas gifts for his two sons were stolen). The Christmas spirit's alive folks!
Some people really didn't like Paz Winshtein's take on the Virgen de Guadalupe.
Empty Socks, a long-lost film by Walt Disney from 1927, was discovered in a library in Norway.
The Daily Word in Last-Minute Gift Guide, rape culture and Sleater-Kinney
Scope your favorite alt.weekly's Last-Minute Gift Guide for shopping inspiration for "difficult" but mandatory giftees on your list.
Film editor Devin D. O'Leary reviews "icy Swedish examination of love and marriage" Force Majeure. Catch it this week at The Guild Cinema.
Test your knowledge of last week's Albuquerque, N.M. news with Alibi pop quiz Crib Notes.
From EDM, death metal and mariachi to classical and garage rock, Show Up! has deets on the hottest shows of the week.
Get your RDI of art smarts with this week's Culture Shock.
Hosho McCreesh assembled a crackerjack team of imbibers to test Burque's "bomber" options.
The New Mexico Environment Department is issuing fines of $54 million dollars over WIPP radiation leak.
Sleater-Kinney is coming! Sleater-Kinney is coming! Catch scholar/critic Greil Marcus' favorite American rock band at Launchpad on Tuesday, April 28.
Downtown eatery Ghost Flame Grill has closed.
Happy belated birthday, Ada Lovelace!
The Daily Word In Snobby Egyptian Cats, Laughing Gas And Jesus Handing Out Pot
If you wanna be the new CEO of Abercrombie (apparently they’re still a store) you can be! Because that one guy quit. Or resigned. Or whatever the “cool kids” do.
A local high school creative writing teacher resigned after controversy surrounding a student's story about Jesus handing out pot. (Why wasn’t she our high school creative writing teacher?!)
And who hasn’t demanded a plane be taxied back to its terminal when flight snacks are served inadequately?
This woman dressed as the Abominable Snowman, and her poodle, Lizard, understand the true meaning of Christmas/life.
Any time we’ve asked for a bite of someone’s brownie, it was NEVER laced with pot. Thanks for nothing!
In other more duh-ish news, a scientist thinks laughing gas is a great way to treat depression! Tell my uptight dentist that. He’s stingy with that shit.
And if you have a genius cat, it’s possible she was once an “Egyptian princess” who was “used to being treated like a deity”
The Daily Word in no social security benefits for Nazis, an HBO Johnny Tapia documentary and outrageous details of torture
The color of the year has been announced.
APD released another image of the man suspected of shooting my favorite 7-11 clerk this past weekend.
A former Nazi charged for his involvement in an infamous WWII massacre in France appears to be off the hook.
In other Nazi-related news, Congress has passed a law that will prevent former Nazis from recieving social security benefits.
All those allegations of torture and cruelty against terrorism suspects in the hands of Americans and their minions turn out to be true and worse than previously alleged according to a report just released.
A private company is winnowing the field of candidates for a one-way mission to Mars.
Check out Boing Boing's gift guide.
Afghanistan just harvested enough opium to equal 90 percent of the world's supply.
The Daily Word in burgers, Bond, beer and Brandenburg.
There was a gigantic fire in downtown Los Angeles.
Experts say a trend toward special orders threatens the delicate balance of speed and profitablity in the burger universe.
Happy deathday, John Lennon.
There is no shortage of red crabs.
Study up on the latest booze trend: American single malt whiskey.
The world’s largest truffle sold for $61k at auction.
Chlorine gas brought tragedy to the Midwest FurFest.
Has the mystery of the Tjipeter rubber blocks been solved?
James Bond probes the Doily Danger Zone.
The Lizard Squad knocked the PlayStation network offline for hours just to be mean.
As a beer city, Albuquerque ranks high.
Accusers think Kari Brandenburg inappropriately tried to protect her son from criminal charges.
A little girl died in a crash on Coors this morning.
Happy birthday, David Carradine.
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