Sunday, May 8: Mother's Day Afternoon Tea
The Daily Word in BBQ, PRC and descansos
There may be fraudulent activity occurring at Albuquerque’s municipal golf courses.
A Texas-style barbeque restaurant will soon open on Montgomery Boulevard.
The Albuquerque Tea Party reacts unhappily to the IRS.
New Mexico’s Public Regulation Committee continues to have issues with ride-sharing services operating in Albuquerque.
Benicio Del Toro will be in New Mexico this summer.
Designer Anders Hsi has some ideas about helping Burque’s homeless population.
Statewide e-cig regulation is on its way, here in the Land of Enchantment.
Hanoi Jane’s New Mexico ranch is worth nearly $20 million dollars.
There are decent breakfast burritos to be had all over the state.
This week, La Historia del Rio Abajo focuses on Descansos in Valencia County.
The Daily Word in Michele Bachmann, eagerly murderous beavers and crazy, crazy goats
The seemingly-mythical Downtown grocery store may soon be one step closer to becoming a part of our reality.
Here's a guy who decided that drunk driving wasn't dangerous enough.
The New Mexico Mind Research Institute is scanning prisoners' brains to try and predict whether they will re-offend. We can only assume that this will result in a future super-villain's origin story.
Tea Party fave and all around crazy/evil person Michele Bachmann won't be seeking congressional re-election. So sorry to see her go.
Hard-working, industrious beaver industriously murders man.
A goat went crazy, goat style.
The Daily Word in Obama's pressing conference, stray bullets and a grave-robbing decorator
I hope you got some good notes handy, Mr. President.
Sorry Monsanto, I didn't know these were your beans.
Just in case you want to know what's going on with Dr. Kermit Gosnell ...
Woman struck by stray bullet on Mother's Day "expected to be alright."
Steven Michael Quezada to speak at LULAC convention.
Wow, Brad Tate's got some record there.
Our local K-9's have got some good scent magic going on.
Debra Farinella, I think those deceased people would like their flowers back.
The Daily Word in lawmaker cam, Taco Bell and Puerto Rico
APS bosses get raises, teachers pissed.
Legislators suspicious of Gov. Martinez filming them in the Roundhouse.
Taco Bell unveils baked potato wrapped in a tortilla.
State cop takes a woman into custody and then has sex with her in his patrol car on their way to jail. No charges are filed.
Guy slices his tongue to get his wife back.
The Tea Party says it’s Romney’s fault.
Your brain and music.
Welcome to Middle-Earth Airlines.
Diane Sawyer, drinking wine, taking meds, making coke jokes.
The worst appearances of musicians in sci-fi movies.
Google unveils JAM, which is, roughly, Garage Band. Here’s other stuff Google has wasted money on.
For balance: Forgotten Apple products of yore.
For x-mas, please buy me a petri dish ornament.
Puerto Rico is thinking it wants to be a state.
Neil Gaiman writes some “Doctor Who,” tries to salvage the glory of the Cybermen.
The Daily Word in electoral politics, lack of confidence and not-so-fun bags
North Carolina’s constitutional amendment barring gay marriage (along with some legal rights for unmarried straight couples) passed by a wide margin.
A felon serving time in Texas for extortion threats at UNM in 1999 beat President Obama in the West Virginia Democratic primary. Among the victor's other resumé highlights: Federation of Super Heroes, 1976-1982.
Attorney to accused child molester/former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky asked for more time to get ready for the trial.
Tea party-backed candidate defeated one of the senate’s longest-serving members.
The Beastie Boys were nailed with a lawsuit just one day before Adam “MCA” Yauch’s cancer-related death.
Republican super-PAC fundraising soars beyond Democratic counterparts'.
The most recent bombing attempt by al-Qaeda against the U.S. was averted by a C.I.A. double agent.
Albuquerque teachers union representatives have “no confidence” in state Education Secretary Hanna Skandera.
Bernalillo County Commissioners voted to censure their scandal-plagued colleague Michael Wiener.
John Travolta's attorney says two legal suits alleging the actor committed sexual battery and harassment are bogus.
Coincidentally, on this day in 1950, L. Ron Hubbard published his Dianetics book which led to the launch of Scientology.
A warming planet could help spread tropical illness.
Researchers have begun documenting the impact of the massive Pacific Ocean “garbage patch” on underwater ecosystems.
Turns out plastic bags are disgusting in all kinds of ways!
The Daily Word in pink slime, Taos pipe bomb, Tea Party tussle
Electrical problems in the Heights cause evacuations.
Ex-Pakistani soldier digs into bin Laden’s death.
World leaders attempt to investigate possible nuclear research site in Iran.
USDA buying 7 million pounds of “pink slime” to make hamburgers for school lunches.
220 mph-plus trains coming to California?
Tea Party-related brawl in Rio Rancho.
James Cameron is sinking—on purpose.
More Nazis in a neighborhood near you.
Swedish teenager attacks a car with a sword.
Whitney Houston leaves entire will to her daughter.
British man raises a fit because he wasn’t allowed to wear capri pants in a swimming pool.
The Daily Word in ghost sex, impending asteroid doom and Justin Bieber!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Pakistan votes to normalize relations with India.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the banks didn't cause the financial crisis.
Hermain Cain doesn't seem to know that China has nuclear weapons.
Hooray! New Mexico is number one for overdose deaths. Oh wait …
Rick Perry wasn't drunk when he gave that drunk-sounding speech.
Kenyan Air Force uses Twitter to warn civilians their town is about to be bombed.
My sales manager really wants you to know about this Justin Bieber news.
Four members of a Georgia militia are accused of a terror plot.
Are ghosts having sex in this Ohio woman's house?
Prostate cancer found in 2,250 year-old-mummy
There's no escaping these new speed cameras.
An asteroid will pass between the Earth and the Moon next week.
So Metallica and Lou Reed released an album together. Sigh.
What is America's most acceptable prejudice?
The case for cheap wine.
When will little Adolf Hitler be returned to his parents?
Anne Rice says the vampires from Twilight are lame.
Thanks to Emily, Constance and John for the tips!
The Daily Word in Republican Debates, Prisoner Exchange and Strip Searches
Turkish troops enter Iraq after Kurdish attacks kill 26 Turkish soldiers.
Tea Party leaders asks small businesses to stop hiring people until Obama stops his war against business.
Prisoner exchange in Israel.
Lions, tigers and bears on the loose in Ohio after zookeeper commits suicide.
Officer-involved shooting in Grants.
Doctors say you should never use bumper pads in infant cribs.
Strip search called for at the World Scrabble Championship after a letter goes missing.
Bill Gates to testify in Windows 95 antitrust case. Wait, what?
For fretful parents only: how to diagnose your toddler with ADHD.
Ten things debt collectors won't tell you.
New Zealand Mom spreads STD rumor to sabotage daughter's rival.
This day in history: wind power edition.
Eighteen years after his death, River Phoenix's final movie will be released.
How Barnes & Noble is wrecking comics.
The Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years.
Movember is almost upon us.
Horror nerds are the worst type of nerds, right?
Harry Belafonte falls asleep during interview.
True Blood adds new
Webgame Wednesday: Tea Party Zombies Must Die
I've been posting a lot of zombie games lately, but I'd be remiss if I didn't point out Tea Party Zombies Must Die. The title makes it pretty clear what the aim is here. In this first person shooter, you must navigate a series of settings--from campaign rallies to political headquarters to the Koch brothers' offices--dispatching shambling, brain-dead Sarah Palin worshipers. Needless to say, conservatives won't find this one the least bit funny. The graphics and gameplay are notably basic for this kind of thing, but taking a crowbar to a rotting corpse with an anti-Obama sign is oddly satisfying.
The Daily Word with Migraines, Mullah Omar and Manatees
Taliban leader Mullah Omar may be dead.
House Republicans pass a crazy Tea Party debt plan.
Albuquerque judge arrested and charged with rape.
gives gets migraines.
Former Santa Fe county sheriff faces 250 counts of embezzlement.
Check out this fake Chinese Apple Store.
Photos from a ghost town in Cyprus, untouched by humans for almost 40 years.
McDonald's will open a 10,000 square foot, double-decker restaurant in London, for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Your crazy wife will love these crazy milk ads.
Game of Thrones adds two new cast members.
75 ex-football players sue the NFL for concealing brain injury risks.
The Hubble Space Telescope discovers a new moon around Pluto.
South Park will continue for at least two more seasons.
Loch Ness-type cryptid sighted in Alaska.
Here's the new Spike Jonze directed Beastie Boys video!
The Daily Word 10.15.10: Space Booze, Muslim haters want to schmooze with tea party, Wal-Mart to buy more local parsley, Reid and Angle speak harshly
Albuquerque police officer accused of raping a relative placed on leave.
Oklahoma woman steals donut, urinates in parking lot, offers police officer sex.
Whoopi Goldberg, Bill O'Reilly yell at each other on air over his NY Mosque comments. Joy Behar also yells at O'Reilly.
Scientist warns of small asteroid strikes.
Tea Party people set to when enough races to have wide reaching influence.
Wal-Mart to start buying more local produce.
UK anti-Islamic group wants to be friends with Tea Party people.
Nearly one in twenty black people will get AIDS.
Health clinic that services porn industry comes under fire for not disclosing identity of HIV positive performer.
Reid, Angle trade barbs in debate.
Nearly a dozen people have been arrested in a NY gay bashing.
The Daily Word: The Dark Witch, Lohan’s drug test FAIL, APS on condoms
She got some advice from the Dark Witch.
Colin Powell thinks Obama should focus more on unemployment.
Lindsay Lohan tweeted about failing her latest drug test.
A missing cult once was lost but now is found.
The Gulf Oil Spill is officially, permanently plugged.
Spawn of the Super Salmon.
Hurricane Igor is very large.
Once knighted, fantasy writer Terry Pratchett forged a sword out of meteorites.
Have you tried a moral search engine? Me neither.
Yesterday was Talk Like a Pirate Day. What a day to miss church.
APS reveals its confused policy on condoms.
There was a stabbing on the Westside.
The world’s biggest and strongest spiderweb was discovered in Madagascar.
The Daily Word 09.15.10: Twitter, Teabaggers, Tommy Lee Jones
The Senate will vote on repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell.
Students in Roswell are suspended for bringing doughnuts to school.
Caught on tape: suspect escapes from moving police car.
This guy is still hating on Obama, FROM BEYOND THE GRAAAAVE!
Miami hospital circumcises baby by mistake, I wonder if they're getting sued?
New research shows the ancient Greeks were the first to document a Halley's Comet sighting.
Taco Bell now has flatbread sandwiches.
Why are there so many unfunny people on the new Forbes list of the top-earning comedians.
NASA was to blame for the weird atmospheric symbols over Houston on 9/11. OR WERE THEY???
The ten creepiest fast food mascots are …
How to suck less at Halo: Reach.
Al Sharpton is getting a new Sunday morning talk show.
Weren't you just asking for a list of the 10 coolest G.I. Joe ninjas?
Only a jackass would buy this $178 cheese sandwich.
It's Tommy Lee Jones' birthday!