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.13 |
The Daily Word in water wars, Elmo's further transgressions and Justin Bieber's monkey
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 3 2013 9:58 AM ]
The next battle in the New Mexico water wars has begun: Carlsbad issues a "priority call" to stop Roswell and Artesia from pumping groundwater.
Round about we go, arguing about a roundabout. Perhaps some circular logic is in order?
The AP style book agrees: People aren't illegal.
The ACLU wants to make sure the Albuquerque Police Oversight Commission actually listens to its constituents.
The mean old Germans took Justin Bieber's monkey away!
C'mon guys, we ran out of "tickle-me-Elmo" jokes months ago. This stuff is just depressing now.
Now, let Yogi Okie Dokie entertain and unsettle you.
The Daily Word in Betty Page, valley fever, Bangladesh and Glorp!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 2 2013 8:59 AM ]
Do you have Valley Fever?
This little boy lost his ear on Easter.
The public meeting about the proposed Rio Grande and Candelaria roundabout was very long and inconclusive.
Don't forget about the treasure buried in the Sangre de Cristos.
Increasingly, it appears North Korea is serious.
Paul Rose, infamous member of the Quebec separatist group the F.L.Q, died last month.
35 Atlanta area teachers and administrators are turning themselves in to police this morning.
Upcoming auction of Betty Page photos gives us an excuse to look at Betty Page photos.
This article about the current war crimes tribunals in Bangladesh has a great timeline of the country's tragic history.
Your life isn't complete until you have watched the world's worst Pink Floyd cover.
A tragedy of amazing proportions befell this flea circus.
On this day in 1947, Author Camille Paglia was born.
V.19 No.37 |
Angry pedestrian speaks to drivers
By John Bear [ Tue Sep 21 2010 2:15 PM ]
It's great to be here at a cool paper in the cool part of town.
There's only one problem.
Every morning I park my car about seven blocks from Weekly Alibi headquarters and mosey on over.
I have to cross the street at something called a “roundabout” that has been placed on Central west of 7th St. My only recollection of roundabouts springs from movies where hapless American tourists become trapped in them while driving.
The stupid traffic impediments in question have cross walks clearly marked with yield to pedestrian signs.
I've been here nearly three weeks and only two vehicles have yielded to me thus far. There are a million ways to die and I don't want to catch it in a cross walk.
If you see someone in the crosswalk, in particular, a large, unshaven man slinging a camera bag, stop. If you run me over,
I won't be happy (and possibly dead.)
Thank you and be safe.
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