V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
The Daily Word in Banksy, Snowden and clowns with knives.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Oct 13 2014 1:16 PM ]
Does Yelp extort advertising from restaurants?
Ebola is the scariest outbreak of modern times.
Snowden’s thoughts on privacy in the digital age are worth pondering.
The driverless car is coming and you can’t stop it.
The vinyl re-release of the Ghostbusters soundtrack is marshmallow-scented.
Learn how to rob a bank from an expert.
“This is a little song I wrote about the time a female Eagles fan stole my prosthetic leg and the cops got it back for me.”
Someone drew a penis on a Banksy mural.
Bakersfield police are on the lookout for creepy clowns with knives.
Balloon Fiesta is over.
The site of a deadly Rail Runner crash was littered with uncollected body parts.
What’s happening in Albuquerque today?
Happy birthday, Marie Osmond.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
The Daily Word in nude photos, Joan Rivers and dinosaur battles.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Sep 1 2014 12:25 PM ]
Hackers leak nude celebrity photos snatched from the cloud.
Doctors will wake Joan Rivers from her medically induced coma.
A radioactive boar is running loose in Germany. It has not yet grown to gigantic proportions.
Famous authors’ day jobs might surprise you.
Watch footage of Katy Perry as a teenager. A couple minutes will suffice.
The Portuguese man-of-war is beautiful, as these photos illustrate.
You’ll be able to use your iPhone 6 like a credit card.
APD arrested a shooting suspect last night.
Police are searching for a suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting.
Happy birthday, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
The Daily Word in earthquakes, butter knives and rattlesnakes
By Carl Petersen [ Tue Aug 26 2014 12:57 PM ]
California’s latest earthquake spilled a lot of fancy wine.
Rest in peace, Richard Attenborough.
Fugitives should think twice about taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.
A new butter knife can spread hard butter.
Finally, there’s a USB cable that plugs in either way.
China is developing a super-sonic submarine.
New Mexico extends its luke-warm welcome to the uninvited Mojave rattler.
Two suspects were arrested in connection with shots fired at the Cottages.
An APD standoff at Bank of America near Nob Hill ended peacefully.
Happy birthday, Billy Ray Cyrus.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
illustrations by Darla Hallmark
Pros at a Con
Bubonicon 46 gets bigger, better and brainier
By Holly von Winckel
Filk your heart out at Bubonicon 46, Burque’s own sci-fi convention stuffed to the gills with authors, panels, costumes and more.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
The Daily Word in vodka, vaginas and X-rays.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jun 23 2014 11:08 AM ]
Soccer fever may lead to other illnesses.
A German vagina sculpture trapped an ugly American.
The new X-ray gun can see what you’re hiding.
Introducing the $250 hangover cure.
Vodka erases bad smells as well as bad memories.
Stress causes heart attacks by over-producing white blood cells.
Times Square weirdos face a costume crackdown.
Are the French rude? Mais non!
There was a fatal hit-and-run at Carlisle and Indian School.
There was a fatal crash on 2nd Street.
Mushy sparks flew when I saw you.
Happy birthday, Bryan Brown.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
The Daily Word in Cinco de Mayo, an APD shooting and vampires had it right.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon May 5 2014 3:37 PM ]
It’s Cinco de Mayo.
A gunman was killed in an APD standoff.
Blood transfusions may hold the secret to eternal youth.
X-Men director Bryan Singer is facing additional sexual allegations.
It’s raining spiders. Hallelujah, it’s raining spiders. Amen.
Here’s the latest in data storage.
Some lady doesn’t know if she’s using the personals right.
Happy birthday, Tammy Wynette.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Crib Notes: April 10, 2014
By August March
What do you know about this week’s New Mexico news? From a lesbian couple’s lawsuit against a local photo studio to happenings at LANL, test your savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013
By M.J. Wilde
M.J. Wilde just wants a fridge to be ... a fridge.
V.22 No.1 | 1/3/2013
Paseño Nostalgia Grips Burque
Chinese Love Beads’ 17-year reunion hits home
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
The dream of the ’90s is alive in Burque, as Chinese Love Beads reunite at Captain America’s fifth Garage & Wax Night.
V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in fat stacks, emo countries and Roasted Turkey Doritos
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 29 2012 9:02 AM ]
Someone in Arizona and someone in Missouri bought the winning tickets for the $587.5 million jackpot.
Ask two people in New Mexico to spot you some cash because this morning, they're millionaires.
Feds to probe the culture of APD.
Prompted by religion, a ENMU graduate returned toilet paper he stole from the school years ago.
The world's most emo countries, color-coded.
On Monday, there was no no violent crime in NYC. That anyone knows of.
And fast-food workers there go on strike.
The immortal jellyfish ages backward.
People in India arrested for political Facebook posts.
AP Style Guide—the rulebook for most media—bans the use of "homophobia" in favor of something "more neutral" ... ?
Holiday flavorcountry: Roasted Turkey Doritos.
Down in the dumps? There's a good chance you're going to spend your money foolishly. (Plus: Studies making fun of your spending habits a surefire cure for depression.)
Pro wrestler wants his Romney tattoo erased from his face.
V.21 No.38 |
The Daily Word in iPhone 5, Amanda Palmer and Endeavour
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 20 2012 10:08 AM ]
Chick-fil-A bows out of homophobe politics.
Students protest racist anti-abortion propaganda at UNM.
At 11:30 a.m., Endeavour will fly over White Sands.
The Mars rover got some snaps of an eclipse.
OK, so why isn't New Mexico big in solar?
Oh, that Jon Stewart: Chaos on Bullshit Mountain
Beyoncé is a good role model for the Obama daughters, says the president.
Maybe we should elect Canada as POTUS.
How will LGBT youth fare in a new Tunisia?
iPhone 5 lines are forming around the country.
It's OK if you don't want kids. In 2008, you could just drop them off in Nebraska.
A woman screaming "I'm Jack Sparrow" hijacks a passenger ferry and crashes it into other boats.
Amanda Palmer got more than $1 million through Kickstarter to make an album. People are wondering what the hell she's spending it on.
Work backward out of a creative rut.
What's next in body mods?
V.21 No.27 |
The Daily Word in mini-iPads, Syrian emails and the key to the universe
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jul 5 2012 9:03 AM ]
All of the fireworks in San Diego's big show accidentally went off at once. (This has never happened to the Big Bay Boom before.)
In the Dirt City, plenty of people flipped a sparkly middle finger to fire restrictions.
We've entered monsoon season.
Apple is working on a mini-iPad. No, dummy, not an iPhone.
Government confirms: Mermaids are not real.
Fukushima disaster was the result of collusion, says expert panel.
Did you know Hannah Montana makes a raccoon repellent?
Lifeguard in Florida fired for trying to save a drowning swimmer.
Wikileaks releases 2.5 million emails from Syria.
Physicists find key to the universe.
How to take care of your vinyl in the heat.
India's going to give its citizens free medication.
Mitt Romney may pick a woman to be his running mate.
"Like a Virgin" moves Madonna to tears during a concert.
V.21 No.10 |
The Daily Word in high-speed bus chase, new iPad, Kony 2012
By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Mar 9 2012 10:27 AM ]
Man steals school bus, say police, who chase him down I-40 from Grants to Albuquerque.
People want politicians to do something about gas prices, poll says.
BernCo Sheriff Dan Houston gets a vote of no confidence from his deputies.
Los Lunas judge fails alcohol test, steps down.
LSD might help people quit the booze.
Lots of new jobs, but unemployment rate holds steady.
Vogue Italia shoots for ghetto fabulous, rips off regular people, maybe wanders into racist and classist territory.
Banks are foreclosing on many churches now.
NPR fact-checks viral video "Kony 2012," which aims to take down Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony with charges that he kills and rapes children.
Philosophy student at McGill is intentionally homeless.
New iPad not as fast as they say it is.
Coke and Pepsi change their recipes to be less cancerous.
Speaking of soda pop, Blue Sky may owe you a refund for not being made in New Mexico for a few years.
Filmmakers and Sarah Palin talk about the relative truthiness of Game Changer.
V.21 No.2 | 1/12/2012
The Daily Word in danger on Lead, Kanye West inspiration and scotch in a can
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jan 5 2012 10:50 AM ]
APD shoots and kills suspected burglar at St. Pius High.
Casey Anthony releases first installment of her video diary.
5-year-old boy falls into open manhole in the Lead construction zone, family says, and swallows sewage.
The final tally of U.S. casualties in the Iraq War: 4,486.
Mom wraps up real-live sergeant as Christmas present.
Songs Michele Bachmann should have resigned to.
iPhone app will pay you to work out.
Robert Frank chosen to be UNM’s president.
Inspirational Tweets from Kanye West.
Best sub-headline of the year thus far: At the Iowa caucuses, the corpse of the Republican Party was wandering around Des Moines, hungry for brains.
Drunk woman rubs her butt on a $30 million abstract painting.
Facebook makes in-person conversations redundant.
Scientists distort light for the Pentagon to create time holes.
“Code Red Velvet,” a song about the cupcake that threatened national security.
Romney wants Big Bird to run on advertisements.
Satellite discovers a buried city in Egypt.
V.20 No.46 |
The Daily Word in football, ScarJo and the Vatican
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 17 2011 9:01 AM ]
UNM hires ex-Notre Dame coach Bob Davie to be Lobo football's new boss.
APD fires belly-bumping officers who kicked a suspect in the head on video.
The toast sandwich is two pieces of bread around a slice of toast. It's the 150-year-old brainchild of Victorian food writer Mrs. Beeton.
Art? Or stalking 14-year-old girls?
Avoid penile cancer by abstaining from bestiality.
Sexuality as a force for good.
Mom of Sandusky's adopted son has concerns.
Clothing company folds under Vatican pressure and removes an ad showing the pope kissing an imam.
Google's getting into the music store biz. But there's no Prince. And no Zeppelin.
Katy Perry's Milli Vanilli flute fail.
Norwegians raise a viking ship using viking tools.
Is ScarJo a beard?
Some places in the world remain untouched by Facebook.
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