V.22 No.33 | 8/15/2013
Dirt City Driving for Neophytes
Alibi circulation manager drops native motoring knowledge
By Geoffrey Plant
Geoffrey Plant is your instructor, and this is everything you always wanted to know about booting, DWI and parking tickets, but were afraid to ask.
V.22 No.20 | 5/16/2013
Mixed Drink Tape
Songs in the key of booze
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
An obsessive-compulsive editor spent three days soaking in aural alcohol, and it resulted in a lush mixtape.
V.22 No.9 |
The Daily Word in illegal hot air balloons, ghost wives, forced to pee in a bucket and more interlock license restrictions
Happy birthday Dean Stockwell
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 5 2013 8:28 AM ]
This guy may sue Circle K for allegedly making him pee in a bucket.
Filesharing site Pirate Bay says it has moved operations to friendlier-
Another excellent Dangerous Minds rant about Facebook's "broken on purpose" EdgeRank scheme.
The White House thinks you should be able to unlock your phone or tablet and wants the current law changed.
A town that wanted to put up a statue of Len Bias finds out that most people think of the dead basketball star as a crackhead, not an athlete. Whatever you may think, he was a pivotal figure in the War on Drugs.
These guys have a suitable dead woman that would make a great wife for your dead single brother.
Harrison Ford is going to be in Anchorman 2.
V.22 No.3 | 1/17/2013
The Daily Word in autism, gun laws and killer breasts
By B.L. Brennan [ Wed Jan 16 2013 10:12 AM ]
New study shows that it may be possible for some children to outgrow autism.
Some law enforcement officials say they won’t enforce new gun laws.
Albuquerque resident can’t figure out why cars keep crashing into her backyard.
Woman accused of suffocating her boyfriend to death with her breasts.
U.S. Marshal’s trial for a DWI has been put on hold for the sixth time.
Ryan Seacrest spill new details on the Nicki Minaj/Mariah Carey feud.
The owner of 5 dogs that attacked a four-year-old girl apologizes.
V.21 No.52 |
The Daily Word in New Year's Day.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Jan 1 2013 4:51 PM ]
The Senate passed a fiscal cliff deal.
People died in a deadly human stampede.
A suspected bomb builder gave birth.
Putin decided Russia has a drinking problem.
New Year's Day is a big suicide day.
Take note of celebrity air rage incidents.
A Japanese porn star got 100 of bottles if ick.
What are the most hungover cities in America?
Here's a newborn baby elephant.
APD DWI checkpoint report.
Happy birthday Frank Langella.
Thanks to Susan Petersen, Sarah Bonneau and Helenoid for the links.
V.21 No.51 |
The Daily Word in beauty pageants, bilingual dogs, maple syrup, and a disgraced former APD cop returns to Albuquerque
By Geoffrey Plant [ Thu Dec 20 2012 9:03 AM ]
Rogue APD cop who served part of his lengthy sentence in Pelican Bay is back in town.
Miss Las Cruces resigned her title after being charged with DWI.
A "driving under the influence of marijuana" charge was filed against a man in Washington state.
The President of France came close to apologizing to Algeria for all the crap it went through under French colonization.
Colorado, Mayan apocalypse and the inspiration for Indiana Jones.
Get yer bulletproof backpacks heah!
Authorities in Canada have recovered two thirds of the stolen national strategic maple syrup reserve, arrested three.
Montreal passed a bylaw requiring dogs to respond to commands in both English and French.
Here is a collection of the main title sequences from all the James Bond films.
A huge mall is set to be built in a town of four in Sweden.
Good, if short, NYT Willie Nelson interview.
Andy Richter can help you come out this holiday.
Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway find out who's movie is more depressing.
V.21 No.49 | 12/6/2012
The Daily Word in Glitter Dick, Andrew W.K. and Chinese sex slaves.
By Nick Brown and Co. [ Fri Nov 30 2012 11:16 AM ]
Rest in peace guitarist Mickey Baker.
The Onion fooled China.
Bjork shares her favorite TED Talks.
He was a Chinese sex slave dungeon master.
A cat made of fur and anger.
Two students were forced to hold hands.
Here’s what that fire was yesterday.
A New York man got a DWI on his way to a DWI.
A false Messiah gets three years for spitting.
A church in Milan has set up an exorcist hotline.
Amazing anamorphic illusions.
Apparently Andrew W.K. will not be a Cultural Embassador to Bahrain.
Glitter Dick posters on UNM campus sparked a controversy.
Commissioner Wiener wants Charlie Sheen to play him in a movie. Wiener's writing a screenplay.
The lesser prairie chicken is threatened.
Gawker interviews the pale nerd king.
Happy birthday Billy Idol.
Contance Moss, Marisa Demarco and Emily Aragon: Thanks for the linkies!
V.21 No.47 |
The Daily Word in Obamacare challenge, LiLo's new movie, Gangnam Christmas
Happy Cyber Monday!
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Nov 26 2012 9:52 AM ]
The supreme court has revived a Christian college's challenge to Obamacare.
Lobos hold it together for a 69-54 win over Portland to take record to 6-0.
Just how bad was Lindsay Lohan's new movie?
Real ID Act has some New Mexicans scrambling to get their passports.
Woman arrested after reportedly riding a manatee for thrills.
A clown collapsed and died while blowing up balloons at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A Black Friday shopper died after being tackled by Wal-Mart eployees.
Man parked on a median off of Academy charged with his fourth DWI.
A NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will spend a full year aboard the ISS to study how the human body reacts and adapts to the space environment.
SpaceX founder wants to help colonize Mars.
Christmas lights Gangnam style.
60-square-mile Sandy Island shown on Google maps does not appear to actually exist.
Five members of the LANL security force fired for "improper use of a live fire shooting range."
What our friends would be like if they were cats and dogs.
V.21 No.13 |
The Daily Word in street sweeping dwi, sad lottery stories, giant tree house!
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Apr 2 2012 10:07 AM ]
Albuquerque street sweeper arrested for DWI.
Who are you rooting for tonight?
Man strip searched in wake of traffic violation loses Supreme Court appeal.
Doesn't get too much cooler than an Allosaurus tattoo.
Those Scandanavians and their metal bands.
Just who is classy enough to take on the role of the late Steve Jobs?
Man arrested after being accused of stealing 43 single dollar bills off of a pub wall.
Forensic experts on audio recording in Trayvon Martin case.
OK GO's latest music video.
Police say man caught having sex in a bar bit off bartender's finger.
In New Mexico, April (snow) showers bring May flowers.
I want to live in this giant tree house real bad!
V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012
The Daily Word in Afghanistan fallout, March Madness, Jocko the Bull
By Sam Adams [ Thu Mar 15 2012 9:59 AM ]
And by the way, Lobos tip off at 2:10 on cable, Aggies at 7:45 on regular TV.
It’s much easier dealing with DWIs in this state if you’re a former cop.
Ex Illinois guv heads to federal lockup in Colorado.
Company getting rich through “patent trolling” on cities hurting from the economic strain.
Aldous Snow turns on the paparazzi.
V.21 No.4 | 1/26/2012
The Daily Word in day care duct taping, Baghdad blast, Jerome Block Jr.
By Sam Adams [ Fri Jan 27 2012 10:11 AM ]
Romney tears into Gingrich over immigration and personal wealth in Thursday’s debate.
More than 30 killed in Baghdad blast during funeral procession.
Albuquerque woman buys phone at a Cricket store. And it’s full of porn.
Police say they have video of city Human Resources Transit Director during her DWI arrest.
Arizona cop who took a picture of armed teenagers holding a bullet-riddled President Obama T-shirt refers to it as “a political statement.”
Some of the worst album covers of all time. Apparently Burt Reynolds was a svelte masseuse before making it big time.
Robot science could make navigating the vast corridors of Walmart a bit easier.
Texas news source says pastor threw his neighbor’s cat off a bridge.
North Carolina woman charged with prostitution. John tells police he gave her $6.
Day care center admits that 1-year-old was duct-taped to the floor.
List of really dumb books includes book by a ship captain callled How to Avoid Huge Ships.
V.20 No.47 |
The Daily Word in Egypt, UFOs and free rides
By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Nov 25 2011 11:04 AM ]
Tavern Taxi will drive you home for free this weekend if you've had a few drinks. Good for anywhere in Bernalillo County. 999-1400.
Black Friday shopping rage.
Businesses struggle on Lead, and road construction through the holiday season could mean local shops won't survive.
More UFO sightings in New Mexico than usual.
Since the Republicans don't want him, ex-Gov. Gary Johnson might go Libertarian.
Sandiago's Mexican Grill cooks up a Thanksgiving feast for foster kids and their families.
Egyptians protest the military regime.
Journalist talks about her assault in Egypt by riot police.
The world's first full face transplant.
The rogue ad man behind Buy Nothing Day and the Occupy movement.
Changes to the Catholic mass.
Famous people who died in 2011.
V.20 No.31 | 8/4/2011
The Daily Word with drunk children, airline shutdowns, dyslexia, gluten and Amy Winehouse secrets
By Laura Marrich [ Wed Aug 3 2011 11:55 AM ]
Santa Fe 12-year-old charged with DWI.
It’s plague season: the fifth case of Hantavirus has been reported in N.M.
After nickel-and-diming the debt ceiling, lawmakers ran out to summer recess before resolving an FAA shutdown that’s costing taxpayers $1 billion a month.
The U.S. is finally joining the developed world by moving birth control under health insurance coverage—but there are some catches and a whole lot of misinformation.
A new font designed to help dyslexics read.
The FDA still hasn’t defined when foods can be labeled “gluten free.”
If your house was on fire, would you take this stuff with you?
Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak stands trail.
Pro-bike mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania says “Nice parking job, asshole!” to a Mercedes ... with a tank.
Steer clear of ground turkey for a while.
Haiti braces for tropical storm Emily, more devastation.
Everyone stop what you’re doing: Miley Cyrus got a “gay marriage” tattoo.
Also, Amy Winehouse was secretly engaged.
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.13 |
The Daily Word: Giffords, Libya defections, bug-eating
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Mar 31 2011 10:38 AM ]
A woman who let her friend drive drunk is being charged with a DWI.
Rep. Pearce says something something "constitutional" something "don't' give money to public broadcasting."
Charges against the local nonprofit that sent human heads to a Kansas medical waste facility were dropped.
Someone put an explosive near an APD car this morning.
Do you know this guy? He stole a computer from UNM by picking it up and walking away.
Secretary of State says the guv may have breached campaign law.
Arizona outlawed abortions that are performed because of the sex or race of the fetus.
Maybe we will eat bugs when there's no more meat.
Is it too soon to ask: Will Giffords run for Senate?
Spoiler: The "Top Chef All Stars" winner.
Birth rate in the U.S. dropping fast.
Google makes baby steps toward social networking and "liking."
The cosmonaut who fell to earth.
Maxwell • singer-