V.22 No.5 |
The Daily Word in the hatchet hitchhiker, the UNM groper and Unemployed Reporter Porter
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 5 2013 8:51 AM ]
The APS board election is today and voters will decide whether or not to approve a large bond that would maintain and improve Albuquerque's schools.
The Laguna man who ran over a cyclist is mad at the victim's family.
UNM now has a grope hot-line.
I can't stop reading UNM Confessions.
People in Denver may petition the city to rid their airport of Luis Jimenez's last sculpture, "Mustang."
Memo outlines Obama administration's argument that it is legal to kill Americans who are in the upper levels of Al Qaeda or "any associated force."
And now for some bizarre North Korean propaganda.
V.22 No.4 |
The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon
Death of a Player
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 29 2013 8:21 AM ]
Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.
State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.
They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.
Great story behind this super-rare coin.
The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.
Dude, what happened?
Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.
RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.
V.21 No.51 | 12/20/2012
The Daily Word in weather delays, The Hobbit and Vodka for Elephants
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 14 2012 10:51 AM ]
Shooting reported at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Lindsay Lohan’s storage locker could be auctioned off. Cue the Storage Wars jokes!
Some New Mexico schools delayed due to winter storm.
Is The Hobbit not living up to its hype?
Two New Mexico men alledgedly hired to kill Justin Bieber.
Prefer online shopping to braving the holiday crowds? Here are some tips for safer online shopping.
Memorable weather photos of 2012.
Apparently Vodka kept these elephants alive.
A corgi sleigh that is just too cute.
Stabbing victim found at sobriety checkpoint.
Chunky bracelets aren’t just for wearing anymore.
If you got your loved one a cat for Christmas.
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.47 |
The Daily Word in APD probe, Miley's pig and milk for inmates
By Nick Brown and Co. [ Tue Nov 27 2012 10:19 AM ]
U.S. Justice Department announces it will investigate APD.
APD officer accused of encouraging neighbors to brawl to settle a dispute.
Best prank ever. By which we mean freaking scariest.
San Juan County inmates nearly riot over lack of milk at breakfast.
That Facebook privacy notice everyone's posting won't help you at all.
Bigfoot DNA results. Finally.
Albuquerque Authorities name their baby rhino Chopper rather than Bonbornio.
PETA gave Miley Cyrus a pig for her birthday. She didn't get it.
Fiona Apple cancels a tour to spend time with her dying pit bull, Janet.
Happy birthday, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix.
V.21 No.46 |
The Daily Word in MacAfee, Pabst, Twinkies and WTF am I going to do with all these Coyote Pelts?
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 17 2012 4:20 PM ]
Owner of the Los Lunas gun store sponsoring coyote hunt may give the resulting pelts to the homeless.
The Rio Grande Sun actually used the headline "Man Shot in Drug deal Gone Bad."
The Ten Commandments monument finally unveiled in OK City has spelling errors.
You have virtually no digital privacy/rights.
This woman died because Irish law allows NO abortion.
These Israeli soldiers look like they're on a Banana Republic catalog shoot.
More on Facebook's page reach limiting.
IKEA furniture was made by East German forced Labor.
There's a Bond exhibit going up at the D.C. spy Museum.
On this day in 1938, Gordon Lightfoot was born, ensuring that he would be around to write the song Canada's grocery stores play every minute of every hour of the day forever and ever.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Where Are Your Friends When You Need Them?
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Mon Nov 12 2012 1:25 PM ]
It’s all over now but the schadenfreude. Watch Facebook users unfriend Mitt Romney in real time, courtesy of Disappearing Romney. Since losing the election, he’s down more than 100,000 friends—and losing an average of 847 more per hour.
V.21 No.45 |
The Daily Word: why George Takei is mad at facebook; how Republicans can be surprised at the Obama victory; what happens when weed is legalized in Seattle
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 10 2012 12:14 PM ]
A New Mexico company is selling Breaking Bad bath salts.
The family of Albuquerque attorney Mary Han is suing APD, claiming police screwed-up the investigation into her purported suicide.
Is fracking in Rio Arriba County's future?
Albuquerque city councilors may overturn the minimum wage increase that was approved by voters last week.
George Clooney won the election for Obama.
Seattle Police Department explains the marijuana laws that will go into effect December Sixth.
You will probably not be allowed to hunt giant octopus in Seattle's Puget Sound anymore.
The 2011 World Press Photos contest winners.
Denmark is getting rid of the "fat-tax" that was applied to certain foods last year.
This song celebrating Thanksgiving may cause you to step in front of a bus.
George Takei joins the ranks of Facebook users angry about the money-grubbing EdgeRank filter.
Obama was declared the winner of the presidential contest in Florida.
Does fact checking matter if politicians continue to lie after their fabrications have been exposed?
Republicans were surprised Romney lost because they believe Rush Limbaugh and Fox news.
On this day in 1969 Sesame Street premiered.
V.21 No.43 |
The Daily Word in plankton, clowns, weather, six-toed-cats, and more right wing rape garbage
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 27 2012 9:31 AM ]
A sort-of in depth article about the looming ABQ Health Partners and Lovelace split.
Watchdog group says a LANL weapons laboratory is dangerous. LANL says it's fine.
The U.S. Department of the Interior named the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad a historic landmark.
Even though he's been found guilty of massive tax evasion, rest assured that Silvio Berlusconi will remain in politics.
This senate candidate said in a debate that if you get pregnant after being raped, it's because God wants it to happen.
Video of a very large group of clowns at a convention in Mexico City.
Here's a bunch of hyperbolic and cliched statements from weathermen and others about Hurricane Sandy.
The descendents of Hemingway's six-toed cats live on in great numbers and sponsored by Pfizer.
Is Beck's still Beck's if it's made in America and doesn't taste like Beck's?
How Facebook works now.
Here is a website listing and rating New Mexico's ghost towns.
On this day in 1988 the L.A. Times reported that Larry Flynt allegedly hired a hit man to kill Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra, Bob Guccione, and publisher Walter Annenberg.
V.21 No.40 |
The Daily Word in stealing debates, stealing space shuttles, stealing weed, and recovering stolen maple syrup
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 6 2012 6:30 PM ]
Now we have a plan for stealing one of the Space Shuttles.
Al Qaeda strategy involves lighting forest fires.
Grandmother protects her weed crop by confronting thieves with bear-spray.
People think you have to know someone in order to get a local government job, and they're right.
People think it's conceited for Taos officials to name public buildings after themselves, and they're right.
"I pooped the question. She said yes."
Police are following up on leads as some of Canada's stolen strategic maple syrup reserve surfaces.
Watch (and cry) as these former lab-chimps go outside for the first time.
In Florida, it is against the law to annoy a manatee.
On this day in 2000, Slobodan Milosovic resigned.
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.33 |
The Daily Word in Curiosity video footage, GOP debauchery, sleeping kitties
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Aug 20 2012 9:26 AM ]
The previously Baptist-run Glorieta Conference Center near Santa Fe may be purchased by an organization whose leader is hailed by some as the "Second Coming Christ."
'Top Gun' director Tony Scott dies after jumping from a bridge in San Pedro.
GOP participate in a night of debauchery in Israel.
Video from space shows the final descent of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity.
There are appears to be some hope among the public in this year's Lobo football program.
Enthusiastic instructor teaches us how to properly eat a watermelon.
Facebook stock hits an all-time low.
How to make everything ok.
If you're on probation and feel like breaking into a home, you might want to first take care of that pesky GPS tracking bracelet.
The Daily Word in early voting, virgin birth, and the Yeti genome project
Saturday evening edition
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 18 2012 5:30 PM ]
Like a virgin. Birth.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry's statement on the recent excessive force/tasering incident involving APD.
Update on the search for Amelia Earhart's plane.
Steve Terrell outlines who is spending what in the Heinrich/Wilson Senate race.
Insane Clown Posse on CNN, explaining pretty much everything.
Early voting in some states is no longer an option.
Update on the Moors Murders.
I'm going to refer to this next time my office computer throws a rod.
On this day in 1952 Patrick Swayze was born. Go to 15:15 in the video and ignore Sebastian Bach.
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
The Daily Word in piles of dirt, straight-tickets and rubber shackle shoes
By Adam Fox [ Tue Jun 19 2012 10:18 AM ]
A Google report shows political censorship is on the rise in Western countries.
Arsenio Hall returns to television next fall with a new late-night talk show.
Rodney King undergoes an autopsy as police investigate his drowning.
Yoko Ono showcases a new art exhibition in London featuring piles of dirt.
The straight-ticket voting option will not be available during the New Mexico General Election.
Baseball great Roger Clemens is acquitted of all charges pertaining to lying to Congress.
Police say a bicyclist was attacked by a man wielding a frozen sausage.
Police in Uganda raid a gay rights workshop and questioned all attendees.
A Virginia man gets voter registration forms in the mail for his dead dog Mozart.
Adidas pulls plans to sell its controversial rubber shackle shoe.
This man has been playing the same game of “Civilization II” for ten years.
A woman gets stuck on a Kentucky Walmart toilet seat after it was covered in super glue.
Italians start selling canine gelato to beat the intense summer heat.
A helpful checklist to help you discover who you need to unfriend on Facebook immediately.
The fourth movie trailer for The Dark Knight Rises.
V.21 No.22 |
The Daily Word in crazy Canada killer, Idaho Bigfoot, vacuum trains
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jun 4 2012 9:33 AM ]
Police in Germany believe they have arrested the porn actor accused of killing and dismembering a man, and then mailing parts of the body to Canada.
Who else didn't know that kids under 13 weren't allowed on Facebook? Well, this is possibly changing.
ABQ Ride brings back the late night schedule for those thrillingly sketchy summer night rides.
Introducing: Vacuum trains!
Students in southeast Idaho capture possible Bigfoot sighting on camera.
Ahh the cycles of life.
Products that are useful, but too humiliating to actually use.
Some beach communities are considering fleeing inland as seas rise due to global climate changes.
Roger Clemens’ attorneys seek to force lawmaker to take the witness stand in perjury trial.
5 stories of stupid people getting caught for felonies because of posting stuff on Facebook.
International Vulture Awareness Day at ABQ BioPark Zoo
Find out why vultures are so important to the environment. Check out a pellet dissection, participate in a vulture beauty contest, play games and make crafts.
Groove City at Tlur Pa Lounge
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