Barabbas on Reelz
Just in time for the Easter season, Reelz Channel offers up a ham-handed, hammily acted mini-series of mostly dubious Biblical provenance. Given that our tolerance for corny, overproduced, excessively long Biblical epics is at a seasonal high, though, perhaps some of us are in the mood for a little ham.
The Daily Word: Christmas edition 2011
Someone failed in their attempt to steal a MAC-10 pistol from Valley Pawn.
Headline: Man Eats Cocaine From Brother's Butt, Dies.
Is Ron Paul a conspiracy-mongering paranoid nutcase?
What people wanted for Christmas in 1975.
Biblical visions were "only" lucid dreams?
These two guys exchanged the same Christmas card for sixty years. Neither of them ever read it.
Hold on to your hats, it's The Queen's Christmas Message 2011.
Santa had a collision with an F-104 fighter jet last night.
On this day in 1924 Rod Serling was born.
Some people say Jesus was also born on this day in the year zed.
The Daily Word 6.5.11: moon rocks; Slutwalks; ruin-porn; exploding Russian arms depot
Oft-quoted biblical passages that aren't biblical passages.
Being a prick is a non-stop global project for Donald Trump.
Stupid Sarah Palin stupidly defends her stupid telling of Paul Revere's ride.
Selling moon rocks at Denny's, "United States vs. One Moon Rock," and other amazing stories involving black-market moon rocks.
“It’s easy to forget that change starts with anger, and that history has always been made by badasses.” Slutwalks.
Yemen just fell out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Short article about why the Three Gorges Dam in China was built and how it has wreaked havoc in central China, where there is now a severe drought.
Ruin-Porn. With links to collections of all-Detroit ruin-porn.
The Daily Word 9.27.10: Segway casualty, Obama in Albuquerque and Kenny Rogers wannabes.
American infidels can expect an “October Surpise” from al Qaeda.
Segway’s owner died driving a Segway off a cliff.
A Buddhist monk made footprints in wood.
Read about Brazil’s new president.
Sometimes men look like Kenny Rogers.
Sometimes the cops put a GPS unit on your car without a warrant.
Does the Super Stack mark the end of food stacking?
Ethnic mapping shows segregation in major US cities.
Attention Stargate fans. Both of you. You can buy authentic Stargate shit.
Newspapers make spelling errors. Schocking!
The Hobbit movie is in trouble.
Women apologize more than men. And don’t you forget it.
Comic Greg Giraldo took too many pills.
Paris Hilton settled a lawsuit with Hallmark. She will take the stipulated amount in drugs.
Trapped Chilean miners can't drink or play video games.
Obama’s in the South Valley today.
22-year-old Lillie Jones died behind bars.
Did Ted Turner’s ranch boss hold Bible classes?
You can listen to the Denish/Martinez Temple Albert debate.
Sophie’s got some nice ABQ stories for you over at DCF.
NM Blogosphere Roundup: Virgin Galactic, our local spaceport, Bible references etched on US troop rifles, local comics
In Sir Richard Branson's new National Geographic reality tv show Virgin Galatic, as Sindicator points out, Spaceport America ("the world’s first and only civilian space exploration site") is located in southern New Mexico.
Only In New Mexico tips us off to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, headquartered in Albuqueruque, and are currently lobbying to stop Bible references from being inscribed on high-powered rifle sights used by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the training of Iraqi and Afghan soldiers.
7000 BC reports that New Mexico's seminal & lively 'undergound' comics scene is alive and well with a meeting this Sunday at the Santa Fe Public Library and a UNM Continuing Education class next month: Creating Comics Panel by Panel.