3 p.m. Slump
Happy Birthday, Nicolas Cage!
49 never looked so cool
This was a tough task for me—narrowing down which Nicolas Cage photo and video were most appropriate for celebrating this glorious day. How does one choose between the bakery scene from Moonstruck (see 2:43 for “I lost my hand, I lost my bride!”), The Evolution of Nicholas Cage’s Hair, Nic as every dwarf from The Hobbit and then, of course, we have Andy Samberg as Nicolas Cage.
After much perusing and much thought, it has come down to this: a magical rendition of “Sexy and I Know it” and a picture of Nicolas Cage as Yoda.
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NYC looks to ban large sodas and sugary drinks.
"Sesame Street" composer reacts to news that his songs may have been used to torture people at Gitmo.
Buy salt made from human tears.
Serpent-handling pastor dies from a rattlesnake bite.
Porn star is suspected of murder and mailing body parts to the Conservative Party of Canada.
The rise of lucid dreaming
What it means to be gay in Iran
Supercars that go 200 mph
American nuns prepare a response to Vatican charges that they're radical feminists.
Your state in sandwich form
Nicolas Cage performs John Cage. Kinda.
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Tension with Iran heats up, Obama doesn’t mince words.
Snow and ice jamming up roads in Northern New Mexico.
Device created for anyone who thinks they might meet Glenn Beck or Carrot Top.
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55 gallons of lube on the wall, 55 gallons of lube ...
Sorry, but lube jokes never get old.
Ralph Ellison character finally reports self to police.
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Director David Russell pinky swore with his transgender niece to keep his groping her a secret. She broke the pinky pact.
The psychology of parking.
Meet the French "Dark Vader" burger, complete with black bun.
This NYU student REALLY did not want to do a class-assigned ethnography study of Occupy Wall Street. ....So she sent out a bunch of bent mass emails explaining... a lot of things.
There is now a Hello Kitty restaurant!
Photo of this Colorado high school senior is "too hot" for the yearbook.
New book explains why monogamy doesn't work for men.
APD arrested one of their employees and charged him with embezzlement.
For the past 83 years, the FBI's definition of rape did not allow that men could be raped. They have also changed the definition to include those who do not physically resist.
Washington Post opinion piece on presidential candidate Rick Santorum's extreme views.
Ed Sanders, poet, author and founding member of seminal '60's New York City beatnik-freak musical maximists the Fugs, has just had his memoir published.
On this day in 1964 Nicolas Kim Coppola, aka Nicolas Cage, was born.
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Global stock market drops alongside the value of the euro as debt fears rise.
Oh goodie, police bust pimps and prostitutes at the New Mexico State Fair.
Dutch woman charged with stalking after calling her ex-boyfriend 65,000 times.
Redflex is paying big bucks for campaign to sway Albuquerque voters on red light camera initiative.
NASA launches newest moon research mission.
Longshore union worker assaults local news crew with his dirty mouth.
Shirley the smoking orangutan quits cold turkey.
I want one of these magic chairs for Christmas.
Who is Pablo Fanques, Tom?
Rhinos may soon become the newest agents of chemical warfare.
6 industries that are clearly catering to supervillains.
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Deadly tornadoes hit the South.
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Some people have evil thoughts.
Though our language is dying I shall not speak to you.
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Watch some ABQ MTV.
Listen to these groovy playlists.
Fear the Wisconsin Man-Bat.
Funny Borders' employees comment on their impending demise.
Ha ha. Man throw rock bus.
Let's look at the new KOAT mugshots.
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Special thanks to Tom Nayder, Geoffrey Anjou, Robert Masterson, Stewart Mason and a host of others for the funny and/or cool links.
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Albuquerqueans sue funeral homes over being given relative's brain in a bag.
Microsoft something game controller something.
Missing Lotto winner may have been murdered.
Autism mostly found in children of older, educated whites. So, sorry about that, future babies.
Cockfighting ring busted in South Valley.
Pets found left behind in condemned apartments. Boooooo.
California judge OKs the YouTubing of Prop. 8 trial. White Ford Bronco still being negotiated.
Harold Ford Jr., whose previous run for the House was sunk by some pretty nasty (and racist) tactics, may now run for Senate.
It's Nicolas Cage's birthday.