V.24 No.1 |
The Daily Word in Cuomo's passing, WIPP and TV bloopers
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 2 2015 9:12 AM ]
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo died yesterday at the age of 82 from natural causes.
Police believe a man in California killed his wife and son, and critically wounded his daughter, before taking his own life on New Year's Eve.
Jeb Bush resigned from all his board memberships and is possibly eyeing a presidential run.
Immigrants who are now in the US illegally may be able to get driver's licenses in California.
23-year-old Christian Gomez of Florida is being accused of decapitating his mother on New Year's Eve.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson says a minimum wage increase that was supposed to take effect on Jan. 1 didn't happen due to a “simple oversight.”
After a leak at WIPP in February 2014, the US government has denied $8 million of performance-based pay to the contractor running the joint.
ICYMI: The Huffington Post has a collection of 2014 TV news bloopers that are worth checking out.
V.23 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Ferguson police, UNM experiments and Empty Socks
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 12 2014 10:28 AM ]
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.
V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
Crib Notes: Nov. 13, 2014
By August March
What do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.32 |
The Daily Word in repetitive headlines about the death of Robin Williams, the sad state of individual rights in the digital age and WIPP!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 12 2014 12:01 PM ]
New York Times obit for Robin Williams.
How far in advance are obituaries written?
Even the President of the United States loves Mork.
Marcos Delgado, suspect and fugitive in the murder of three women in Albuquerque shot himself in the head.
LANL is under fire for even considering biodefense/
APS superintendent Winston Brooks is the subject of a school board investigation as a result of a 911 call. And a tweet that offended "Public Education Secretary Designate" Hanna Skandera.
Drag when the props in your political ad get hard.
The evil overlords could remotely kill your smartphone if this bill passes in California.
Who among the youth of Baltimore will obey a severe blanket curfew?
"Make no bones about it, WIPP has to come back" says the energy secretary.
The Daily Word in cruel hierarchies, BrBa autopsy and sentinel wells
By August March [ Thu Aug 7 2014 11:15 AM ]
Our mayor is doing something about chronic poverty and homelessness.
Regular safety inspections at WIPP went undone because the agency in charge of those sorts of issues didn’t know if it had the authority to inspect a Department of Energy site.
The local board of education wants to meet in closed session about superintendent Winston Brooks but they keep postponing the matter.
In the cruel hierarchy of college football, UNM walk-on and Roswell native David Anaya gets a break.
In the southeast part of town, a "smiling man" was accused of automobile theft.
Starting today, scientists will begin drilling “sentinel" wells in the Trumbull Village neighborhood near Kirtland Air Force Base.
Here’s a new LA Times article about the autopsy of some teevee show called "Breaking Bad."
Warning fellow Scots about the dangers of police militarization using Albuquerque as an example, a resident of Dundee writes, “Get the guns back in the boot of the armed response team cars where they belong.”
A 26-inch catfish was caught at Tingley Beach using shrimp as bait.
V.23 No.29 |
The Daily Word in killing homeless folk, throwing up in cabs and peeping
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 22 2014 11:43 AM ]
Some Albuquerque teens made the national news.
A good old fashioned peeper is haunting one local family.
Bodies from the downed Malaysian airplane are on their way to Holland.
You may never eat McDonald's again.
Puking in a cab in Calgary will cost you.
Celebrity diet still lifes.
Professional troll sues detractors.
V.23 No.19 |
The Daily Word in radioactive cat litter and fracking New Mexico
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 14 2014 9:57 AM ]
It's Wednesday, May 14th,
and experts suggest that the WIPP radiation leak may be due to kitty litter. "Just regular cat litter," said Dr. Jim Concha;
New Mexico's own Mora County is getting ready to battle fracking companies in a case with national implications,
and a beautiful spring is giving way to New Mexico's fifth, and least popular, season: Fire Season.
Justin Beiber has been accused of stealing a cell phone at a Los Angeles batting cage,
scientists have found the oldest sperm on record, but aren't sure why it's so big,
global warming will continue to make my margaritas more expensive,
and a man installing a No Parking sign received a parking ticket. "But I'm putting these signs up," the man said "Then you should know you can't park here," the officer responded.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in life on Mars, the wreck of the Santa Maria and Susana Martinez' war chest
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue May 13 2014 11:58 AM ]
Photos of the WIPP containers responsible for what could be a three year shutdown of the facility.
Governor Martinez has raised 36 times the amount of campaign funds than the next best funded NM gubernatorial candidate.
The Signal Fire near Silver City is still zero percent contained.
Rapper explains why he severed his penis.
Did you misplace a coffin filled with weapons?
This Baltimore TV station is reporting on a crazy guy who has apparently barricaded himself inside their TV station.
We may finally find out the true identity of the Zodiac Killer.
V.23 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a radiation spike in Carlsbad, a news chopper crash and more NSA revelations
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 18 2014 11:54 AM ]
Carlsbad has seen an increase in radiation levels, but it's not related to the recent accidents at the nearby Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Click here for a schedule of informational meetings about the radiation leaks.
Banksy is having a new exhibit in Stockholm.
There was a dramatic news helicopter crash in Seattle.
More money has been added to the fund to compensate workers and family affected by the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh.
Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 appears to have changed course on purpose.
The New Mexico Senate is considering a bill that would help preserve native seeds.
The Daily Word in Mark Zuckerberg's complaints, a WIPP truck and a dog-eating python
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 14 2014 9:52 AM ]
High schools are just now catching on that a later start time means healthier students. Did you think beauty rest was a myth?
Authorities now think the Malaysian plane that's been missing for almost a week was “deliberately flown off-course.”
The NSA has made Mark Zuckerberg so mad that he called the President to complain.
Police in California arrested a teen father for allegedly biting the nose off his 1-month-old son because he wouldn't stop crying.
It's looking like fewer planes are gonna land in Albuquerque.
Renatta Torres, mother of Christopher Torres (who was fatally shot by APD almost three years ago), took to the stand to talk about her son.
Anthony Samora, 46, is getting life in prison, plus 27 years, for raping and murdering a 16-year-old boy. This was his second conviction for rape.
According to a report released today, a truck that caught fire at WIPP was “improperly maintained.”
I guess this just adds to the many reasons I don't like snakes.
V.23 No.10 |
The Daily Word in killer Portland cats, Kanye West and the gangs of Disneyland
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Mar 12 2014 9:18 AM ]
There are things in the world beyond your understanding. One is Bitcoin and another is Kanye West. Now, you can save time by not understanding both in one convenient package: the Coinye. Kanye, by the way, is totally suing.
Just because the cops tell you to administer a forcible enema and colonoscopy doesn't mean you should do it.
A family and their dog barricaded in a bedroom and police frantically dialing animal control. When will humanity learn its lesson? Beware the cats of Portland.
In the wake of WIPP's radioactive leakages, officials at Los Alamos say they are looking into "alternatives" for storing their toxic waste. No word on what those alternatives are, but this analyst suggests shoving the boxes all the way into the back of the closet and then putting more boxes on top of them.
The Neverlanders Social Club, with their Walt Disney tattoos, cartoon character dress code and penchant for hanging around the Small World ride, may not fill you with fear, but you're bound to be unnerved.
Finally, all you never wanted to know about what went wrong with 1994's Street Fighter movie REVEALED.
The Daily Word in Flight 370, Flight 370 and more Flight 370
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 11 2014 10:57 AM ]
Rio Rancho High School newspaper offends "white girls".
New Mexico town of Bloomfield being sued over Ten Commandments monument.
Workers are preparing to go into the WIPP site and they are being very careful.
It's official: "Frozen" is gay.
Some alternative explanations for the disappearance of Flight 370.
Flight 370 may have changed course and remained in flight for an hour after "disappearing".
The two mystery men aboard Flight 370 were Iranian asylum seekers.
Fracking in Ohio caused a couple earthquakes.
Current Jeopardy! prodigy Arthur Chu has an unusual strategy that is pissing people off.
1969 TV show seems like a precursor to Lost. The pilot was written by Rod Serling.
Ballsy (and possibly hilarious) criminal defense attorney commercial.
Photo-bombing ass cracks at a Magic: The Gathering tournament.
V.23 No.9 |
The Daily Word in Waffle House splurges, totally real hoverboards and Justin Bieber's junk
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Mar 5 2014 9:57 AM ]
Sometimes, it pays off to be bad at your job. Just ask Mae Keane, whose boss told her to use her lips to sharpen the point of a radioactive paint brush. She refused, got fired and, unlike many of her more cooperative coworkers who died in the 1920s, lived to be 107.
UNM student fees seem to have been supplementing shopping runs at Nordstrum's and the cops are looking into it.
More photos of Justin Bieber's stint in jail are on their way, but his junk will be blacked out.
After being closed down following a month of fires and radiation leaks at WIPP, new waste is now piling up outside the facility.
Hoverboards! They're totally real! Or at least this straight faced viral video featuring Christopher Lloyd is real. And that's almost as good, right?
A misplaced decimal point underlines why it's a good idea to check your receipt before leaving the Waffle House.
The Daily Word in Candy Lady vs candy lady, a radioactive parking lot and Rob Ford on Kimmel
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 4 2014 10:27 AM ]
A number of new TV series will soon start shooting in and around Albuquerque.
A new candy lady is moving into the original Candy Lady location in Old Town.
WIPP may be shut down, but shipments of radioactive waste are still arriving.
New Mexico ranked as 33rd happiest state in 2013.
Scientists revived a 30,000 year old virus found in Siberia.
Rob Ford was (surprise) made a fool on Kimmel last night.
Check out the world's biggest (blimp-copter-thingy) aircraft.
Homeless person found living in her car with 24 cats and three dogs.
Philadelphia's "Swiss Cheese Pervert" facing more charges.
Uh ... 50 Cent featuring Jehovah's Witnesses using sign language to discourage deaf masturbation.
V.23 No.8 |
The Daily Word in the Bitcoin blues, WTF WIPP and lizard rampages
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Feb 26 2014 9:05 AM ]
There's more proof that walking your dog can be good for you: a couple found $10 million in rare gold coins while taking Fido out for a stroll.
Meanwhile, in Florida, four foot long lizards are invading the swamps and eating up all the native animals because of course they are. It's Florida.
The CEO of the world's largest Bitcoin exchange asks you not to contact his employees with questions about where your money is because "they have been instructed not to give any response or information." Sounds legit.
San Francisco hates Google and San Francisco bar patrons hate Google Glass.
Oh hey, WIPP. WIPP is still leaking radioactivity, but DOE officials would like you to know everything is just fine. Really, man. They got this. You don't need to worry your pretty little head about it at all.
Former Navy Seals hired to protect a ship got so bored waiting for pirates to show up that they decided to kill themselves with heroin.
The Animals at Bookworks
A reading and signing with writer Christian Kiefer.
Blue Collar Jazz Group at The Blue Grasshopper Brew Pub
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