V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
The Daily Word in Putin, panties and pickpockets.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jul 21 2014 12:34 PM ]
James Garner died. I guess we knew that was coming.
Putin warns the West. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Hundreds of panties were stolen. Next, I’m stealing gum.
Learn the secret origins of Silly Putty.
I wish I could sleep in a cool bedroom.
I think my phone is infected with electricity-eating bacteria.
Pickpockets are a dying breed.
I shall never RickRoll you again.
The new Star Wars movie will open with a severed hand.
The Danes have a gene that makes them happy, and that makes them feel sad.
Albuquerque teenagers killed homeless people to be mean.
APD’s predictive analysis targets property crimes, hot babes.
Happy birthday, Ernest Hemingway.
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.22 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Snowden, Snowden, NSA and Ozzy wasn't really sober
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Dec 17 2013 8:47 AM ]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" was filming in New Mexico again recently.
More cops in downtown Albuquerque -and not just on Weekends?
Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Brazil, offers to help Brazilians prevent the NSA from collecting their metadata, in open letter.
I, for one, do not really want to remember Ray Price.
New Lars Von Trier movie is long, has copious and various depictions of sex and is freaking people out.
If you count up all the months during which it later turned out that Ozzy was off the wagon you may discover that he has never actually been sober at all, ever.
V.22 No.37 | 9/12/2013
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #312: A Businessman is Up to No Good
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Tue Sep 10 2013 1:16 PM ]
The wizened VP of our company joins our table at the bar. He claims to be up to no good. I offer that he must have some legitimate pursuits. He shakes his head no and asks me if I want to pursue this line of questioning.
V.22 No.32 |
The Daily Word in auto thefts, baby creepers and the KKK
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Aug 14 2013 10:57 AM ]
APS to consider a new bathroom policy for transgender students.
Who's watching your baby? For these Houston parents, the answer was "some creepy hacker." He was also yelling at the baby.
Werner Herzog says "Don't text and drive." And it sounds awesome when he says it.
Wondering what Susana Martinez is spending your tax money on? New Mexico In Depth has compiled a searchable data base to answer that question.
A day in the life of the Ku Klux Klan.
Albuquerque thieves love to steal trucks.
And my favorite headline of the week: Goats are eating and peeing all over J. Edgar Hoover’s grave.
V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013
Chilling Germanic crime thriller demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself
By Devin D. O’Leary
Chilling Germanic crime thriller The Silence demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself
V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013
Danny Boyle’s twisty film noir tries to psych us out. Or does it? ... Yes, it does.
By Devin D. O’Leary
High-concept, twist-filled setup requires lots of voice-overs, frequent flashbacks and plenty of explicatory scenes in order to keep viewers apprised of what the hell is going on.
V.22 No.5 |
The Daily Word in radioactive recycling, toilet thievery and lobbying success stories
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Feb 6 2013 9:14 AM ]
The New Mexico GMO labeling bill died on the Senate floor, despite a lot of apparent support. Last minute heavy handed lobbying suspected.
Need to unload some guns? Bring them to the Bernalillo County Safe Surrender Buy Back program and get some quick cash.
New Mexico metal thieves have found a new target for their nefarious burgling: toilet fixtures.
LANL may start recycling mostly, kind of, probably radiation free scrap metals (okay, maybe some not-so-radiation free scrap too).
Filled with right-wing rage and the desire to post Obama=Hitler pictures, but find that your Facebook "friends" keep blocking you? Check out the Tea Party Community. It's just like Facebook, but right-wing ragier.
Barnes and Noble, the last of the big box bookstores, may be on its way out. So ends the age of literary giants?
And the Boy Scouts of America still can't figure out what to do about those gosh darned gays.
V.22 No.4 | 1/24/2013
Shoot to Thrill
“Banshee” on Showtime
By Devin D. O’Leary
Cinemax attempts to horn in on the original series sweepstakes with its new attention-grabbing series.
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.40 |
The Daily Word in debate hangovers
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Oct 4 2012 10:08 AM ]
Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.
White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.
Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.
Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.
Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.
Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.
Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.
What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?
Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.
Can a new font help dyslexic readers?
V.21 No.37 | 9/13/2012
Courtesy of Katherine Pierce
Life After Death
Widow moves past a tragic night and questions whether APD could have prevented it
By Marisa Demarco
Katherine Pierce is moving past the night a man broke into her house and murdered her husband. She filed a lawsuit questioning whether APD could have caught the killer before it happened.
V.21 No.35 |
The Daily Word in Thalidomide, Instagram, and Joe Arpaio gets sued
Happy birthday, Salma Hayek!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Sep 2 2012 9:39 AM ]
The company that manufactured and sold Thalidomide issued a formal apology (50 years later) that victims say misses the mark.
Santa Feans peeved over pile of a "quarter million" tires.
Cosmopolitan magazine style tips for the 19th century woman.
Vancouver police are still rounding up suspects from the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.
Film director James Toback is still a creep.
Texting driver who killed a man faces only a twenty dollar fine in Virginia.
Photo gallery of 1930's British police criminal identification pictures.
Joe Arpaio does not have immunity against a lawsuit from The Phoenix New Times.
Obama accuses GOP of wanting to bring back "trickle-down economics."
On this day in 1966, Salma Hayek was born.
V.21 No.35 | 8/30/2012
The Daily Word in Johnny Tapia, Cypress Hill and food waste
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 23 2012 1:05 PM ]
Johnny Tapia died of heart disease, according to his autopsy report.
A woman says she was fired from her state job after testing positive for marijuana, even though she had a medical card.
Does legalizing marijuana boost economies?
Olympic bronze medalist welcomed home to the 505.
America throws out 40 percent of its food.
Rupert Murdoch’s daughter isn’t a fan of his media empire.
Understanding Homer’s D’oh!
Zero percent of the country’s African-Americans support Mitt Romney.
Gonzo guide to the RNC.
Action movies aren’t always the worst.
Henry Rollins in column form.
Happy Birthday, Keith Moon.
Playing Cypress Hill through a squid.
V.21 No.32 |
The Daily Word in Paul Ryan, Woodward and "f-bomb"
By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Aug 14 2012 9:11 AM ]
Old man accused of shootin' prairie dogs.
Folks trying to raise the minimum wage by $1 in Burque may have gathered enough signatures to demand the issue goes to voters.
Paseo/I-25 interchange off the ballot and back in councilors' laps.
"Baby Got Back" as sung by 295 movies.
Olives cure motion sickness—and other DIY remedies your mom advocates.
How to avoid Olive Garden's infinity breadsticks.
This Is Sand <----art video game
Colbert on Romney's daring veep pick: Paul Ryan's "white, Christian and male!"
Michelle Obama welcomes Ryan to the race.
First female presidential debate moderator in two decades.
Woodward (of Woodward and Bernstein, the Watergate journos) has a book coming out on President Obama.
A comedian's sister was killed in a car accident. Her insurance company, Progressive, defended the killer in court.
A year of open-source living.
Someone stole Will.I.Am's DeLorean.
17-foot python captured in Florida.
"F-bomb" added to the dictionary, along with "gastropub" and "sexting" and "mash-up."
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