V.23 No.36 |
The Daily Word in jet fuel, horse meat and performance art
The New Mexico Public Education Department is grabbing the financial reins for a group of troubled Albuquerque charter schools.
It may rain this week. *fingers crossed*
The New Mexico State Fair is less than a week away. Eat something fried for me.
Azul Burrito Co., we barely knew ye.
UNM is "not substantially compliant" with the Clery Act, which requires schools to properly communicate and monitor campus safety issues.
"Breaking Bad" is the gift that keeps on giving.
Colonel Tom Miller asks for a take-back on previously submitted KAFB jet fuel spill data.
Today in cultural relativity, zoo animals in Albuquerque will probably get to eat horse meat. And that's not unusual.
Performance art ain't dead yet, and thank goodness (and folks like Emma Sulkowicz) for that.
V.23 No.35 |
The Daily Word in Saved by the Bell and a butt full of cocaine
Another APD lapel camera somehow stopped recording during a fatal shooting.
Ricky Gervais is kind of a prick, but no surprise there.
Cee Lo Green is actually a huge prick and maybe a rapist, which is more surprising and makes me sad.
Vice magazine continues its hard-hitting reporting by answering the question: What happens when you put cocaine in your butt?
Two UNM physicians are going to kill a bunch of grasshoppers.
The New York St. Patrick’s Day parade will be cooler and gayer this year.
And, for the children of the late 20th century, here are 100 things that apparently happened in that Saved By the Bell movie that you didn’t watch but secretly kind of wanted to.
The Daily Word in the might of Putin, self-decapitation and what the future holds for the ABQ Isotopes
A 650 year old tree named Yoda died in El Malpais.
Next season the Isotopes may no longer be the LA Dodger's farm team.
Some folks think skateboarders are going too fast through one ABQ neighborhood.
Vladimir Putin is shooting his mouth off about the might of Russian armed forces.
Some letters between RFK and JFK are up for auction.
Justin Bieber was arrested following an ATV collision.
Negativland is releasing a new album of biblical proportions.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
The Daily Word in nude photos, Joan Rivers and dinosaur battles.
Hackers leak nude celebrity photos snatched from the cloud.
Doctors will wake Joan Rivers from her medically induced coma.
A radioactive boar is running loose in Germany. It has not yet grown to gigantic proportions.
Famous authors’ day jobs might surprise you.
Watch footage of Katy Perry as a teenager. A couple minutes will suffice.
The Portuguese man-of-war is beautiful, as these photos illustrate.
You’ll be able to use your iPhone 6 like a credit card.
APD arrested a shooting suspect last night.
Police are searching for a suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting.
Happy birthday, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
V.23 No.35 |
The Daily Word in "Longmire" cancellation, kids with guns and affirmative consent
Nidal Hasan, who was sentenced to death last year for fatally shooting 13 people at Ft. Hood, Texas, in 2009, has asked to be made a citizen of the Islamic State.
California passes an “affirmative consent” bill to address the problem of rape on campuses.
A police officer in Atlanta was arrested for allegedly killing a woman he met online and then burning her body.
Soaring rents prove problematic for people living in urban areas, as that's where everyone wants to be.
The Washington Post on young children and guns.
Albuquerque authorities are investigating a robbery at a Dairy Queen, during which an employee shot and killed the suspected robber.
So, not only did they still a car, but they left a bag of caca and a gun?
A judge will decide today whether to grant the $350,000 buyout for former APS Superintendent Winston Brooks.
“Longmire,” formerly shot in Garson Studios in Santa Fe, has been canceled. Now fans wonder whether another network will pick it up for a fourth season.
A couple guys found out why those rocks in Death Valley move.
The Daily Word in webworms, drones and four-legged airmen
The webworms are here.
A drone flew over downtown Burque.
Life in Rio Rancho is stressful.
An Albuquerque man caught a large rainbow trout.
The NCAA won’t impose sanctions on the UNM Women’s soccer team.
Local citizens have been using arroyos as dumps.
City officials and community organizers are working to make bicycling safer.
Not everyone thinks the Tesla gigafactory is great idea.
The Sandia Mountains are loaded with rocky cliffs.
Kirtland AFB working dogs N689 and P357 retired.
V.23 No.34 |
The Daily Word in EBOLA, OMG EBOLA
A man pointed his finger at Santa Fe private school students and said “pew pew.” This didn’t go over well.
Albuquerque, as a whole, has been revealed to be a terrible driver. And Albuquerque, as a whole, gives a knowing laugh.
A UNM professor is looking into why APD’s lapel cameras are always switching off at key moments, which is really weird, and must be because of, I dunno, a chip or something? Or a wire? Yeah, that's it. Probably a wire.
Air France has suspended flights because of… bum bum bum… EBOLA. Let's all freak out.
And a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an automatic Uzi during a practice session gone wrong.
The Daily Word in Inhabitants of Burque on Gawker in Ferguson, an APS social media policy and Tim King Burger Horton's
Gawker (and the rest of America) is trying to figure out the who/what/where&whys of local "Inhabitants of Burque" Facebook magnate Leo York and his being in Ferguson, MO.
APD is hiring a professor at UNM's Institute for Social Research to find out what the hell is up with those lapel cams that rarely seem to work.
The US Defense Department's "1033" program, which unloads military surplus to police departments around the country, is under scrutiny as citizens wake up to the fact that local police departments are extremely militarized.
APS has instituted a social media policy in the wake of superintendent Brooks' resignation.
This non-Swede has been living as an artist in Sweden, unable to be deported for nearly 10 years because he has amnesia and no can figure out his nationality.
There's a device for sale that will prevent the airline seat in front of you from reclining and also can start fights.
Check out this extensive list of booking rates for bands and celebrities.
The Chinese government made a weird cartoon film called "Fragrant Concubine" intended to quell Uighur unrest in northwestern China but which will likely just piss off Uighurs even more.
Someone in Maine caught a rare blue lobster.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
The Daily Word in earthquakes, butter knives and rattlesnakes
California’s latest earthquake spilled a lot of fancy wine.
Rest in peace, Richard Attenborough.
Fugitives should think twice about taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.
A new butter knife can spread hard butter.
Finally, there’s a USB cable that plugs in either way.
China is developing a super-sonic submarine.
New Mexico extends its luke-warm welcome to the uninvited Mojave rattler.
Two suspects were arrested in connection with shots fired at the Cottages.
An APD standoff at Bank of America near Nob Hill ended peacefully.
Happy birthday, Billy Ray Cyrus.
V.23 No.34 |
The Daily Word in college woes, a handsy officer and BDSM
Kentucky firefighters were hurt while trying to perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for charity.
Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a 27-year-old police officer in Oklahoma City, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting six women.
A Tallahassee federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
According to a new New York Times poll, most white people “reserve judgment” in regards to whether the Michael Brown shooting was justified. Blacks, on the other hand, stand firm that it was not.
Surprise, surprise: College students are wondering whether getting a degree is worth the cost and debt they'll undertake from acquiring it.
Today the APS board will interview four interim superintendents to take over for Winston Brooks, who resigned last Friday.
Alex Gallegos, an Albuquerque murder suspect, has been apprehended after a shootout on Wednesday afternoon that left several schools on lockdown and shut down Taylor Ranch Road.
A woman who was admitted to UNM Hospital and tested for Ebola is not infected with the virus. So don't be all paranoid.
According to police data: Despite recent acts of violence, Albuquerque is on course to have “far fewer” homicides this year than in past years. So … good news?
NSFW: In case you were curious, here are some photos of the dual lives of everyday people who practice BDSM. It beats 50 Shades, no?
The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp
A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.
The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.
An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.
APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."
The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.
A Burque balloon factory is in the works.
Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.
Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.
The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5
Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!
This week comedian Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.
And calendars editor Mark Lopez hypes events, and we engage in a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque, N.M. vs. Corpus Christi, Texas.
V.23 No.33 |
The Daily Word in it's probably not ebola
Members of ISIS apparently decapitated a journalist.
Criminally inclined youth may have underdeveloped brains.
Rick Perry felt kind of sorry for himself after being formally indicted on Federal corruption charges, so he bought himself an ice cream cone.
A 100 year old woman thinks we should be having more sex.
A UNM women's soccer game has been canceled after team members complained about being forced to strip naked and then being sprayed with urine.
And that lady who was being tested for ebola at UNMH probably doesn't have ebola.
The Daily Word in hazing, harrassment and hitchhiking
The UNM women's soccer team is suspected of some weird hazing rituals.
Albuquerque voters will have the opportunity to "Legalize It".
Six New Mexican hospitals had personal patient information stolen in a huge data breach affecting 4 million patients.
A woman in Northern New Mexico snitched on an alleged coke dealer.
Read about the EU's "right to be forgotten" law and how it affects journalism.
More violence in Ferguson, MO last night, now involving guns.
Uganda criminalized the transmission of HIV. Just like many States.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
The Daily Word in Taco Bell, ebola and necrophilia.
Michael Brown was shot at least six times—twice in the head.
Necrophilia in Ohio.
What’s on Taco Bell’s new $1 Cravings Menu?
An Icelandic volcano is threatening to erupt.
Rick Perry is outraged.
A weird family killed a giant alligator.
A Mojave solar plant burns birds out of the air.
Happy birthday, Robert Redford.
Thanks for the links, Susan Petersen.
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