V.21 No.16 |
The Daily Word: solo circumnavigation of the Americas; Nugent backlash continues; goodbye Chuck Colson
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Apr 22 2012 9:21 AM ]
Santa Fe animal shelter took in a 39 pound cat.
ARMY cancels Nugent performance. In other Nuge news, did you know Meatloaf and Derek St. James sang most of his famous songs?
"Painter of Light" Thomas Kinkade estate brouhaha.
Brace yourself for Lisa Gail Allred's "music."
The FBI wants us all to visit a website in order to find out if our computers have a virus.
Matt Rutherford has returned to Annapolis, MD after an unprecedented solo circumnavigation of the Americas.
Secret police surveillance from communist Czechoslovakia.
Why some children's books are no longer on Britain's library shelves.
V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
The Feds Are Coming For Me!
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Thu Mar 1 2012 4:08 PM ]
If I don’t show up to work tomorrow, it’s because the FBI has arrested me, thrown me in jail and confiscated all my stuff. I just got an email from FBI director Robert Mueller III. The subject line of the email is as follows:
“Attn: This is to inform you that we the fbi have a warrant to arrest you if we dont hear from you immediately,this is the final warning you are going to receive from the fbi office do you get me? I hope youre understand how many times this message has been sent to you. We have warned you so many times and you have decided to ignore our e-mails we have been instructed to get you arrested immediately, and today if you fail to respond back to us with the payment then, we will close your bank account and jail you and all your properties will be confiscated by the fbi.Robert Mueller, III FB I Director”
That’s the subject line, mind you. Imagine how scary the email itself is. ... Actually, that’s all there is to the email. Huh.
By the way, if you ever need to contact the director of the FBI, his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Daily Word in Urban Outfitters, marshmallow vodka and BofA’s sneaky fees
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Mar 1 2012 11:20 AM ]
Navajo Nation suing Urban Outfitters for titling some products “Navajo.”
Arizona public schools ban Bless Me Ultima, the landmark novel by local literary legend Rudolfo Anaya.
Image of Jesus appears in a tortilla in Española.
Request your FBI file.
HuffPo article on the owner of Effex, an LGBT rights activist and a Christian Republican.
Farewell, heartthrob Davy Jones.
Recycling photos from around the world.
Understanding fluffed marshmallow vodka.
The Aquabats have a TV show.
Track down criminals with Twitter.
Bank of America rolls out even sneakier fees.
Yoga championships. It’s a thing.
The life of the robot.
V.21 No.8 |
The Daily Word: obese New Mexican children; a Playboy Club in outer space; postponement for BP oil spill trial; the badgermin
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Feb 26 2012 10:52 AM ]
One out of five New Mexican third graders is obese.
Sculptor Ken Price died at his home in Taos last Friday.
This Australian woman scammed some Nigerian internet scammers.
The FBI has turned off about 3,000 warrantless GPS tracking devices that they had placed on vehicles.
"Playboy bunnies wearing jetpacks would serve the drinks...."
Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution documentary.
All NATO staff working in the Kabul area have been recalled.
Read about the most obsessed-over Polaroid camera of them all, the Polaroid SX-70.
Alex Cox (director of Repo Man, Sid&Nancy) wants you to illegally download his films.
Why settle for a theremin when you could have a "badgermin?"
Picture gallery of old abandoned cars in the woods.
On this day in 1933 Hitler announced his plans for the Porsche-designed "people's car," the Volkswagen.
V.20 No.37 | 9/15/2011
The Daily Word in cocaine, doves and plus-size
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 15 2011 11:54 AM ]
We might lose 50 post offices.
Politician wears blackface to say he’s Germany’s Obama.
Guy backs car into someone’s living room.
State on a $70,000 hunt for teachers who change students’ test scores.
FBI curriculum: Mainstream Muslims are likely terrorist sympathizers.
Auditor says chairman is blocking a review of the PRC.
Journal complains of the number of police escorting a bike safety ride.
The recession has affected yet another business: Cocaine.
Doves are tasty.
Department of Transportation wants to ban e-cigs on planes. Here’s a list of other stinks that should be banned first.
American Apparel and a plus-sized debate.
V.20 No.4 |
The Daily Word 1.30.11: Dirtbombs; tiny single bladed helicopter; Yiddish UFO
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Jan 30 2011 9:20 AM ]
There is a nano single-bladed spy helicopter based on maple seeds in the works.
Electronic Frontier Foundation report finds the FBI has been playing fast and loose with its procedures, the Constitution, civil liberties, etc, etc.
Twitter murder is still murder when you think about it. Plus other "media criticism" from Cracked.com
Next time you think you've crossed a line punishing your kids, relax.
Looters looted Cairo's loot-filled Egyptian Museum but basically they just robbed the gift shop and decapitated a couple mummies.
Did you know the storming of the Bastille freed only seven people? That's how many were inside.
This straw is amazing. Amazing!
Stephen Colbert came to the defense of Taco Bell's beef last week.
A hearing on NM oil&gas environmental protection rules begins tomorrow at 8:30, Capital Room 307.
V.19 No.37 | 9/16/2010
The Daily Word 9.14.10: Downtown shooting, George Michael in jail, loose spider monkey
By Adam Fox [ Tue Sep 14 2010 10:33 AM ]
Dodging bullets on the way to the Alibi offices; there was an officer-involved shooting at Second and Central Downtown this morning.
George Michael gets eight weeks in the pen after crashing his 4x4 while high.
Great, now swimming in chlorinated pools can cause cancer.
A spider monkey is on the loose in San Antonio.
A woman in Ohio is arrested for teaching her 2-year-old daughter how to smoke pot.
Apparently, money can buy you happiness according to this study.
Joaquin Phoenix gets another chance to make himself appear a little less odd on Letterman.
According to the FBI, violent crime has decreased in New Mexico.
The makers of corn syrup want a better name for their product. What could possibly be better than “high fructose corn syrup”?
V.19 No.13 | 4/1/2010
The Daily Word 3.30.10: Christian Crazies, Ricky Martin, NASA
By Adam Fox [ Tue Mar 30 2010 10:46 AM ]
NYPD cops carry machine guns on subways in light of the recent Moscow suicide bombings.
Gonorrhea could become a drug-immune epidemic.
A hotel custodian calls in a bomb threat so he could have a day off.
The FBI raids Christian groups “preparing to do battle with the Anti-Christ.”
Ricky Martin, of Menudo and solo fame, finally decides to come out of the closet.
The Northeast prepares for possible historic flooding. What’s up with the massively epic natural disasters lately?
This is getting ridiculous: NASA joins the Toyota probe to explain the “cosmic ray electromagnetic interference” theory.
Ten people ages 8-21 shot dead by drug traffickers in Durango, México.
Karl Rove heckled and called a “war criminal” at a book signing in Beverly Hills.
A group is lobbying to have Ronald McDonald removed as the McDonald’s icon for luring kids into its McFattening McTrap.
Yet ANOTHER stabbing at a UNM area intersection.
Police catch 3 people suspected of committing more than 200 car burglaries.
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