V.22 No.48 |
The Daily Word in Bob Dylan's crime, iPhone panties and Ron Burgundy on the sport of curling
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Dec 3 2013 8:53 AM ]
Albuquerque City Council said no to the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Rio Grande and Candelaria. [Correction: KRQE now reports the Council voted against a bill that was against the roundabout. So, nothing new here folks.]
A French auction house wants to sell a bunch of kachina masks despite Hopi protests.
Meanwhile in France, Bob Dylan has been charged with a hate crime.
Rumor has it that unexploded US chemical weapons currently in Panama will be moved to New Mexico for disposal.
Read about a bill coming up before Congress that would make it more difficult for patent trolls to bully consumers over alleged copyright infringement.
The most popular word of the year is "science."
The Monkees and Neil Young? I'm in.
V.22 No.34 |
The Daily Word in Gay Marriage in Albuquerque, intervention in Syria, crack in a cavity and change in the South Valley.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 27 2013 8:34 AM ]
Same-sex marriage is a reality in Bernalillo County.
Voice your opinion on a major makeover proposed for Bridge Boulevard today at 3:00 in the basement (Vincent Griego Chambers) of the City/County building (1 Civic Plaza).
Major improvements are also in store for Goff Road in the South Valley, however the Fourth Street Mall's future is uncertain.
Local Project Runway star Patricia Michaels was accused of stealing her own jewelry.
Monday rush hour traffic was all jacked up due to a driver with a bunch of crack shoved up their butt. Or, possibly, their hoo-ha. Police aren't saying which.
Donald Trump lashes out against everyone in the wake of a 40 million dollar lawsuit being launched against him and his university.
Part of Black Keys singer Dan Auerbach's divorce settlement dictates that the Bob Dylan hair goes to his ex-wife.
Russia is not cool with possible US/UK intervention in Syria. Ostensibly a response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, the US completely ignored its ally Saddam Hussein's use of WMDs in the eighties.
Why wouldn't you expect to get sick after eating something called a "cronut"?
Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston may be playing the part of Lex Luther in an upcoming film.
Oil of Gladness, Pain-Extractor, Pain-Exterminator, Eclectric Oil and other snake oils (gallery).
V.22 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a stolen tortoise, a sharp wit, a titanic exhibit and an anniversary
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 19 2013 8:36 AM ]
NM Governor Susana Martinez is in Rome.
Mister Turtle the tortoise is safe and sound in Santa Fe.
An exhibit featuring items from the Titanic opens in Albuquerque this Saturday.
Check out this big old Bull Durham building sign.
How to maybe win rock/paper/scissors.
Rochester Police employ the lost art of letter writing.
North Carolina has extensive rules for MMA fights.
It is the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Possible chemical weapons attack in Syria.
V.19 No.49 | 12/9/2010
We Got the Neutron Bomb
A chat with a WMD disarmament specialist
By Marisa Demarco
Michael Spies never anticipated going to work for the United Nations. "It always seemed to be something of an unobtainable aspiration for someone who doesn't have the pedigree," he says. He didn't attend a university in the Northeast, and he doesn't have any political connections. Instead, Spies got his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of New Mexico.
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