V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015
The Daily Word in real estate, fracking and affirmative action
By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Dec 12 2015 5:32 PM ]
A Northeast Albuquerque area bicyclist has died after a hit-and-run last night. APD is looking for information.
Albuquerque Business First says that Fortune magazine claims Trulia real-estate data shows the Albuquerque metro area is the worst place to own a home. You heard it here fourth.
A mailman was shot at by another motorist for "giving him a bad look."
Everybody's favorite new method for extracting hydrocarbons, "fracking," may be coming to Rio Rancho.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made some pretty racist remarks regarding affirmative action. That's probably the greatest argument that could be made about institutionalized racism in our country and the need for affirmative action.
V.24 No.41 | 10/8/2015
The Daily Word: Tradition
By Robert Maestas [ Thu Oct 1 2015 11:04 AM ]
Weird to you, routine to them.
The secrets of tradition.
V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015
The Daily Word: Flamethrowers & Holograms
By Robert Maestas [ Thu Aug 20 2015 4:20 PM ]
Never trust a city to do the people’s job
To save a skunk
STAND UP FOR FLAMETHROWER RIGHTS!
Siri saves lives
People in a crowd
The worlds weirdest book
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
Ho, Ho, Huh?
Christmas specials that time forgot
By Devin D. O’Leary
What ever happened to all those weird old Christmas specials from your childhood? We’ve got ’em—from John Denver to The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Sculptures by Andrew Bell
By Elisa McGovern
The new show’s acrylic-on-resin sculptures tell the story of an ominous factory in a world short on resources and long on corporate greed and toxic waste.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
Something Seriously Weird this Way Comes
Bewitching III brings an October feeling to Stranger Factory
By Mike Smith
Stranger Factory’s Halloween-themed show delivers the delightfully grim and the weirdly whimsical.
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.23 | 6/7/2012
Instant McDonalds in Japan (Just Add Water)
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Mon Jun 4 2012 3:37 PM ]
Japan, as a nation, is filled with people doing incredibly brilliant and incomprehensively weird things. There may be no clearer proof of that than this video in which someone goes through the unbelievably labor intensive process of creating Japan’s hottest new snack food: a powdered McDonalds Happy Meal. This thing is as fascinating as it is repulsive. I’m craving one right now.
V.20 No.30 |
The Daily Word with Out of Control Ravers, White Watermelon Seeds and Drunk Cops
By Tom Nayder [ Fri Jul 29 2011 12:26 PM ]
Apple has more cash on hand than the US government.
Albuquerque firefighters vote no confidence in Chief James Breen.
Former President Bush finally explains his deer in the headlights reaction to 9/11 news.
Cop towing DARE trailer ironically charged with DWI.
Out of control ravers shut down Hollywood.
What's the deal with white watermelon seeds?
The 17 greatest celebrity photobombs.
Olivia Wilde did a fake nude scene. DAMN YOU SCIENCE!
What's the point of having friends if you can't be mean to them?
I'm going to make this marbled coconut bread tomorrow If you guys want to come over and hang out.
Did three British boys time travel to medieval England?
V.20 No.19 | 5/12/2011
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com
7 Weird Wonders
Atari Video Game Burial Site, Moore's Trading Post, The Oryx, Flying Paperboy of the Guadalupes, Toilet Rock, Lake Lucero and Mystery Stone
V.20 No.16 |
Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day
Earth Day Edition
By Tom Nayder [ Fri Apr 22 2011 10:18 AM ]
V.19 No.32 |
The Daily Word: A local spill, doughnut burger, lung-grown pea plant
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 12 2010 9:41 AM ]
The activist organizing Taos Pride died, but the events will go on as scheduled.
Sheriff's department wants to move bus stops away from registered sex offenders.
Federal money to stave off funding cuts at New Mexico's public schools.
Another local spill—asphalt into the Rio de las Vacas.
Meet the doughnut burger.
Michael Pollan and the $4 peach.
The kidnapping capital of America.
Rape kits often go untested for years around the country.
Wells Fargo ordered to pay back unfair overdraft fees.
Grammar avenger hunting typos on signs around the country.
Baby born on 8/9/10 at 11:12.
Guy grew a pea plant inside his lung.
Pageants, still a thing.
The terrible comic strip "Cathy" is ending.
V.18 No.41 | 10/8/2009
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
Dateline: New York—In August, ultra-dissatisfied customer Dalton Chiscolm sued the largest U.S. bank, demanding “1,784 billion, trillion dollars” for poor customer service. He also asked for an additional $200,165,000 in punitive damages, according to court papers. Last Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin called Chiscolm’s lawsuit against Bank of America “incomprehensible” in Manhattan Federal Court. “He seems to be complaining that he placed a series of calls to the bank in New York and received inconsistent information from a ‘Spanish woman,’ ” the judge wrote. Chiscolm’s unusual monetary demand is larger than a sextillion dollars, or a 1 followed by 21 zeros. The sum far exceeds the world’s 2008 gross domestic product of $60 trillion, as estimated by the World Bank. “These are the kind of numbers you deal with only on a cosmic scale,” Sylvain Cappell, New York University’s Silver Professor at the Courant Institute for Mathematical Science, told New York’s Daily News. “If he thinks Bank of America has branches on every planet in the cosmos, then it might start to make some sense.” Judge Chin gave Chiscolm until Oct. 23 to better explain the basis for his claims or else see his complaint dismissed.
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