V.26 No.7 | 02/16/2017
The Daily Word in tiny Trump videos, Shia LaBouef makes a wrong turn in Albuquerque on way from New York to L.A. and the light punishment for running over bicyclists in the Duke City
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 21 2017 4:36 PM ]
Woman does cartwheels instead of sobriety test, fails.
A local motorist who seriously injured two bicyclists has been sentenced to probation, providing restitution and community service.
Vandals struck the wall where Shia LaBouef's increasingly famous art installation is located, near 7th and Central in downtown ABQ.
Homeland security, local police departments and ICE are about to launch a serious increase in deportations.
Milo Yiannopolus has resigned from Bretibart.com and is threatening to form his own media company which will soon be the only company that will publish anything he says.
Four Americans died in a dramatic plane crash in Melbourne, Australia.
V.20 No.11 |
Overheard at the ER
Five Hours In The Presbyterian Emergency Room
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Mar 17 2011 2:25 PM ]
Fourtysomething barefoot man, in handcuffs, led out by police:
V.19 No.36 |
Death comes for the arch-bear-shop
John Bear gets cold, complains about it
By John Bear [ Fri Sep 10 2010 4:31 PM ]
Being sick in the summer sucks.
I prefer to be a vector for infectious disease in the winter. It makes more sense to be wrapped in a blanket, slurping down chicken soup and not going outside in the colder months.
Alas, I was stricken with some sort of evil microbial funk this week. It started in my head and moved to my lungs. I prayed for death, but death was on vacation (I'm a dramatic sick person.)
I drank Robitussin until the floor became liquid and the cat spoke in tongues, laid prone for extended periods, took showers in a futile effort to clear my blocked head openings and cursed the almighty (Okay, really dramatic.)
The worst part about this affliction was the timing. I started my brand new staff job at the Weekly Alibi. There was no way I was calling in. I couldn't be that guy, the guy who calls in his first week.
But a dilemma emerged: I also don't want to be the guy who comes to work when he is sick, spewing germs all over his coworkers. That's a good way to make friends, infecting others with pestilence.
In the end I came to work, germs and all.
It didn't turn out that bad. I had the best interview in months. I asked a bunch of hard hitting questions and got the “This interview is over” handshake from the interviewee.
The joke's on him. He's probably lying prone somewhere, slurping soup and wondering, “How the hell did I get sick? It's summer.”
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