V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
Crib Notes: Nov. 13, 2014
What do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.32 |
The Daily Word in repetitive headlines about the death of Robin Williams, the sad state of individual rights in the digital age and WIPP!
New York Times obit for Robin Williams.
How far in advance are obituaries written?
Even the President of the United States loves Mork.
Marcos Delgado, suspect and fugitive in the murder of three women in Albuquerque shot himself in the head.
LANL is under fire for even considering biodefense/biological warfare programs as part of its mission.
APS superintendent Winston Brooks is the subject of a school board investigation as a result of a 911 call. And a tweet that offended "Public Education Secretary Designate" Hanna Skandera.
Drag when the props in your political ad get hard.
The evil overlords could remotely kill your smartphone if this bill passes in California.
Who among the youth of Baltimore will obey a severe blanket curfew?
"Make no bones about it, WIPP has to come back" says the energy secretary.
The Daily Word in cruel hierarchies, BrBa autopsy and sentinel wells
Our mayor is doing something about chronic poverty and homelessness.
Regular safety inspections at WIPP went undone because the agency in charge of those sorts of issues didn’t know if it had the authority to inspect a Department of Energy site.
The local board of education wants to meet in closed session about superintendent Winston Brooks but they keep postponing the matter.
In the cruel hierarchy of college football, UNM walk-on and Roswell native David Anaya gets a break.
In the southeast part of town, a "smiling man" was accused of automobile theft.
Starting today, scientists will begin drilling “sentinel" wells in the Trumbull Village neighborhood near Kirtland Air Force Base.
Here’s a new LA Times article about the autopsy of some teevee show called "Breaking Bad."
Warning fellow Scots about the dangers of police militarization using Albuquerque as an example, a resident of Dundee writes, “Get the guns back in the boot of the armed response team cars where they belong.”
A 26-inch catfish was caught at Tingley Beach using shrimp as bait.
V.23 No.29 |
The Daily Word in killing homeless folk, throwing up in cabs and peeping
Some Albuquerque teens made the national news.
A good old fashioned peeper is haunting one local family.
Bodies from the downed Malaysian airplane are on their way to Holland.
You may never eat McDonald's again.
Puking in a cab in Calgary will cost you.
Celebrity diet still lifes.
Professional troll sues detractors.
V.23 No.19 |
The Daily Word in radioactive cat litter and fracking New Mexico
It's Wednesday, May 14th,
and experts suggest that the WIPP radiation leak may be due to kitty litter. "Just regular cat litter," said Dr. Jim Concha;
New Mexico's own Mora County is getting ready to battle fracking companies in a case with national implications,
and a beautiful spring is giving way to New Mexico's fifth, and least popular, season: Fire Season.
Justin Beiber has been accused of stealing a cell phone at a Los Angeles batting cage,
scientists have found the oldest sperm on record, but aren't sure why it's so big,
global warming will continue to make my margaritas more expensive,
and a man installing a No Parking sign received a parking ticket. "But I'm putting these signs up," the man said "Then you should know you can't park here," the officer responded.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in life on Mars, the wreck of the Santa Maria and Susana Martinez' war chest
Photos of the WIPP containers responsible for what could be a three year shutdown of the facility.
Governor Martinez has raised 36 times the amount of campaign funds than the next best funded NM gubernatorial candidate.
The Signal Fire near Silver City is still zero percent contained.
Rapper explains why he severed his penis.
Did you misplace a coffin filled with weapons?
This Baltimore TV station is reporting on a crazy guy who has apparently barricaded himself inside their TV station.
We may finally find out the true identity of the Zodiac Killer.
V.23 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a radiation spike in Carlsbad, a news chopper crash and more NSA revelations
Carlsbad has seen an increase in radiation levels, but it's not related to the recent accidents at the nearby Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Click here for a schedule of informational meetings about the radiation leaks.
Banksy is having a new exhibit in Stockholm.
There was a dramatic news helicopter crash in Seattle.
More money has been added to the fund to compensate workers and family affected by the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh.
Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 appears to have changed course on purpose.
The New Mexico Senate is considering a bill that would help preserve native seeds.
The Daily Word in Mark Zuckerberg's complaints, a WIPP truck and a dog-eating python
High schools are just now catching on that a later start time means healthier students. Did you think beauty rest was a myth?
Authorities now think the Malaysian plane that's been missing for almost a week was “deliberately flown off-course.”
The NSA has made Mark Zuckerberg so mad that he called the President to complain.
Police in California arrested a teen father for allegedly biting the nose off his 1-month-old son because he wouldn't stop crying.
It's looking like fewer planes are gonna land in Albuquerque.
Renatta Torres, mother of Christopher Torres (who was fatally shot by APD almost three years ago), took to the stand to talk about her son.
Anthony Samora, 46, is getting life in prison, plus 27 years, for raping and murdering a 16-year-old boy. This was his second conviction for rape.
According to a report released today, a truck that caught fire at WIPP was “improperly maintained.”
I guess this just adds to the many reasons I don't like snakes.
V.23 No.10 |
The Daily Word in killer Portland cats, Kanye West and the gangs of Disneyland
There are things in the world beyond your understanding. One is Bitcoin and another is Kanye West. Now, you can save time by not understanding both in one convenient package: the Coinye. Kanye, by the way, is totally suing.
Just because the cops tell you to administer a forcible enema and colonoscopy doesn't mean you should do it.
A family and their dog barricaded in a bedroom and police frantically dialing animal control. When will humanity learn its lesson? Beware the cats of Portland.
In the wake of WIPP's radioactive leakages, officials at Los Alamos say they are looking into "alternatives" for storing their toxic waste. No word on what those alternatives are, but this analyst suggests shoving the boxes all the way into the back of the closet and then putting more boxes on top of them.
The Neverlanders Social Club, with their Walt Disney tattoos, cartoon character dress code and penchant for hanging around the Small World ride, may not fill you with fear, but you're bound to be unnerved.
Finally, all you never wanted to know about what went wrong with 1994's Street Fighter movie REVEALED.
The Daily Word in Flight 370, Flight 370 and more Flight 370
Rio Rancho High School newspaper offends "white girls".
New Mexico town of Bloomfield being sued over Ten Commandments monument.
Workers are preparing to go into the WIPP site and they are being very careful.
It's official: "Frozen" is gay.
Some alternative explanations for the disappearance of Flight 370.
Flight 370 may have changed course and remained in flight for an hour after "disappearing".
The two mystery men aboard Flight 370 were Iranian asylum seekers.
Fracking in Ohio caused a couple earthquakes.
Current Jeopardy! prodigy Arthur Chu has an unusual strategy that is pissing people off.
1969 TV show seems like a precursor to Lost. The pilot was written by Rod Serling.
Ballsy (and possibly hilarious) criminal defense attorney commercial.
Photo-bombing ass cracks at a Magic: The Gathering tournament.
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The Daily Word in Waffle House splurges, totally real hoverboards and Justin Bieber's junk
Sometimes, it pays off to be bad at your job. Just ask Mae Keane, whose boss told her to use her lips to sharpen the point of a radioactive paint brush. She refused, got fired and, unlike many of her more cooperative coworkers who died in the 1920s, lived to be 107.
UNM student fees seem to have been supplementing shopping runs at Nordstrum's and the cops are looking into it.
More photos of Justin Bieber's stint in jail are on their way, but his junk will be blacked out.
After being closed down following a month of fires and radiation leaks at WIPP, new waste is now piling up outside the facility.
Hoverboards! They're totally real! Or at least this straight faced viral video featuring Christopher Lloyd is real. And that's almost as good, right?
A misplaced decimal point underlines why it's a good idea to check your receipt before leaving the Waffle House.
The Daily Word in Candy Lady vs candy lady, a radioactive parking lot and Rob Ford on Kimmel
A number of new TV series will soon start shooting in and around Albuquerque.
A new candy lady is moving into the original Candy Lady location in Old Town.
WIPP may be shut down, but shipments of radioactive waste are still arriving.
New Mexico ranked as 33rd happiest state in 2013.
Scientists revived a 30,000 year old virus found in Siberia.
Rob Ford was (surprise) made a fool on Kimmel last night.
Check out the world's biggest (blimp-copter-thingy) aircraft.
Homeless person found living in her car with 24 cats and three dogs.
Philadelphia's "Swiss Cheese Pervert" facing more charges.
Uh ... 50 Cent featuring Jehovah's Witnesses using sign language to discourage deaf masturbation.
V.23 No.8 |
The Daily Word in the Bitcoin blues, WTF WIPP and lizard rampages
There's more proof that walking your dog can be good for you: a couple found $10 million in rare gold coins while taking Fido out for a stroll.
Meanwhile, in Florida, four foot long lizards are invading the swamps and eating up all the native animals because of course they are. It's Florida.
The CEO of the world's largest Bitcoin exchange asks you not to contact his employees with questions about where your money is because "they have been instructed not to give any response or information." Sounds legit.
San Francisco hates Google and San Francisco bar patrons hate Google Glass.
Oh hey, WIPP. WIPP is still leaking radioactivity, but DOE officials would like you to know everything is just fine. Really, man. They got this. You don't need to worry your pretty little head about it at all.
Former Navy Seals hired to protect a ship got so bored waiting for pirates to show up that they decided to kill themselves with heroin.
V.23 No.7 |
The Daily Word in suburban Bigfoot, New Mexican radiation leaks and rabbit stampedes
The Bueno chile recall has hit the Pit.
The WIPP nuclear waste burial site is apparently suffering a radiation leak.
And Bigfoot is going suburban? Could be. It's Detroit, so all bets are off.
Alleged "Craiglist Killer" Amanda Barbour may have murdered between one and 22 people. But probably just one.
On the off chance that you're thinking about castrating a hippo, you should probably give up on the idea.
Looking for a new way to lose money? Albuquerque hosts the US's first Bitcoin vending machine!
Oh my god, it's a rabbit stampede. The fuzziest stampede of all.
The Daily Word in COPS is coming back to Albuquerque, a really old can of herring and not-confirming Hannah Skandera
Get well soon, Wattie!
New Mexico Secretary of Education Hannah Skandera will serve her entire term without ever being confirmed.
More details about the ongoing radiation leak at WIPP.
The second suspect in the high-speed car chase crash in Corrales was arrested.
Bernalillo Sheriff's office is welcoming COPS to BernCo supposedly with "full editing control" over the content and apparently not remembering that Mayor Marty banned the show from Albuquerque.
A Florida artist smashed a valuable Ai Weiwei vase in an act of protest.
Detailed mapping and study of abandoned Detroit will determine how many dilapidated and unoccupied buildings there are.
Check out this amazingly preserved ancient Chinese city that was discovered 30 meters underwater in 2001.
Third Thursday: So You Think You Can't Draw? at Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Take drawing lessons in the Gods and Heroes gallery, watch local artists create drawings of modern day heroes, make art and listen to a talk about the exhibition.
PBS Appy Hour at East Mountain Library
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