V.21 No.22 |
The Daily Word in tears, serpents and lucid dreams
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu May 31 2012 8:08 AM ]
Speculation on what killed Johnny Tapia
New Mexico's five corporate legislators
Meth-like bath salts may be to blame for attack of the Miami face-eater.
NYC looks to ban large sodas and sugary drinks.
"Sesame Street" composer reacts to news that his songs may have been used to torture people at Gitmo.
Buy salt made from human tears.
Serpent-handling pastor dies from a rattlesnake bite.
Porn star is suspected of murder and mailing body parts to the Conservative Party of Canada.
The rise of lucid dreaming
What it means to be gay in Iran
Supercars that go 200 mph
American nuns prepare a response to Vatican charges that they're radical feminists.
Your state in sandwich form
Nicolas Cage performs John Cage. Kinda.
V.21 No.21 |
The Daily Word in Mi Vida Loca, close calls and deep sea treasure
By Margaret Wright [ Tue May 29 2012 8:57 AM ]
Egypt’s polarized runoff election continues to heat up.
A damaging earthquake in Italy is the second to hit the country in 10 days.
Western countries increase diplomatic pressure on Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in the wake of civilian massacre.
Johnny Tapia’s New York Times obituary.
Miguel Abeyta, 72, thwarts his wife’s would-be purse snatcher.
The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire is still zero percent contained, and growing.
The Trust for America’s Health named New Mexico the
A new poll shows Martin Heinrich and Heather Wilson leading the race for Jeff Bingaman’s vacant senate seat, while Eric Griego and Michelle Lujan-Grisham appear to be in a dead heat for the 1st Congressional District.
Zombie-averse residents in Miami witnessed a “growling cannibal” on an overpass before he was fatally shot by police.
The virus infecting Iranian computers is called “Flame,” and it’s part of a sophisticated cyberespionage project.
Ancient Roman shipwrecks were discovered in deep waters.
It won’t be long before you, too, can assemble your own underwater robot.
V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012
The Daily Word in pink slime, Taos pipe bomb, Tea Party tussle
By Sam Adams [ Thu Mar 8 2012 10:10 AM ]
Electrical problems in the Heights cause evacuations.
Ex-Pakistani soldier digs into bin Laden’s death.
World leaders attempt to investigate possible nuclear research site in Iran.
USDA buying 7 million pounds of “pink slime” to make hamburgers for school lunches.
220 mph-plus trains coming to California?
Tea Party-related brawl in Rio Rancho.
James Cameron is sinking—on purpose.
More Nazis in a neighborhood near you.
Swedish teenager attacks a car with a sword.
Whitney Houston leaves entire will to her daughter.
British man raises a fit because he wasn’t allowed to wear capri pants in a swimming pool.
V.21 No.9 |
The Daily Word in Mediocre Wednesday, money for Paseo and taco-flavored ramen
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Mar 7 2012 8:06 AM ]
Money approved for the long-awaited Paseo del Norte/I-25 rebuilding project.
Iran agrees to nuclear inspections and talks.
U.S. military sued over rapes.
107% voter turnout in some of Checnya's precincts.
Billionaire Koch brothers trying to take control of the Cato Institute.
College student sues school after roommate has too much sex.
This is how you cite a tweet in an academic paper.
You really should be eating more lentils.
This Australian town covered in spider webs is the stuff on nightmares.
Peyton Manning to become a free agent.
Toddler swallows 37 high powered magnets, somehow survives.
Batman Running Away From Shit is a blog about Batman running away from shit.
Speaking of Batman, why doesn't he just kill the Joker already?
Everyone knows the right way to wash pants, right?
The Crazy Cuban Honey Badger doesn't give a shit.
The Daily Word: Sony is closing downtown ABQ studio; greasing a shaved baby sloth; circumcision news; Rush Limbaugh's Dr. Lauraesque diarrhea of the mouth
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Mar 4 2012 12:26 PM ]
Expanded weekend police presence in downtown Albuquerque.
Sony pictures' post-production studio in Albuquerque is closing.
check out this new search engine, Duck Duck Go.
When they meet next week, Israel's Prime Minister will ask Obama to support an attack on Iran.
Picture gallery of stupid QR codes and stupid QR code placement.
The FCC wants to know if you think it's ok for cities and other public and private bodies to suspend wireless service when those institutions deem fit.
You are not going to believe how this circumcision went fatally wrong.
Listen to Rush Limbaugh's wacked out rant about a law student's sex life.
"A Ride of Death." 1940's Police Safety Council bicycle safety pamphlet with illustrations. "Result: cracked skull... and death."
BP settled with a large number of plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill case.
Step one, shave baby sloth. Step two, grease up baby sloth with lard. Step three, clothe baby sloth in a onesy.
On this day in 1837, the City of Chicago was invented.
V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
The Daily Word in road conditions, the SpeechJammer, Sunflower semen sentence
By Sam Adams [ Fri Mar 2 2012 10:24 AM ]
Tension with Iran heats up, Obama doesn’t mince words.
Snow and ice jamming up roads in Northern New Mexico.
Device created for anyone who thinks they might meet Glenn Beck or Carrot Top.
In other awesome non-
Being a foodie may cause your child to be a food Grinch.
The Sunflower semen guy gets 2 years in federal lockup.
55 gallons of lube on the wall, 55 gallons of lube ...
Sorry, but lube jokes never get old.
Ralph Ellison character finally reports self to police.
You know that feeling when your 98-year-old grandma gets arrested for playing bridge?
V.21 No.7 |
The Daily Word in Hitler, Porsche, Brigitte Bardot, Israel vs. Iran and VLC Player 2.0
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Feb 19 2012 11:01 AM ]
Is Santa Fe's art gallery industry going downhill?
Who wants to see Brigitte Bardot in a bikini?
Awesome 1965 documentary featuring Buster Keaton.
There is a new version of the (open source) VLC media player and it is kick-ass.
Learn about "jiggle keys."
Edison was a hard-ass when it came to hiring employees. Check out some sample questions from the tests he gave prospects.
V.21 No.1 | 1/5/2012
The Daily Word in Timberlake’s Elton, Walmart’s syringes and the Rail Runner’s peace
By Adam Fox [ Tue Jan 3 2012 10:24 AM ]
A Wells Fargo was mistakenly left unlocked for 48 hours before a customer finally notified them.
Authorities arrested a German man last night who was linked to 55 fires in the Los Angeles area.
Elton John wants Justin Timberlake to play him in an upcoming movie about his life.
More than 100,000 voters are expected to vote for their favorite GOP caricature in the Iowa caucuses tonight.
The Rail Runner launches a test program today featuring a “quieter” car.
Do you know who these dead people are?
Iran threatens to act if a U.S. carrier stays in the Persian Gulf.
There’s going to be a meteor shower tonight visible all across North America.
A 15th broken syringe is found in a piece of clothing in a Georgia Walmart.
Police are sent out to collect overdue books from a 5-year-old girl.
Skinned dogs are mysteriously being discovered on the side of the road in Larimer County, Co.
Police are loking for a man who was caught on video tossing a Molotov cocktail at an Islamic center in Queens.
V.20 No.50 | 12/15/2011
The Daily Word in tuba thefts, porn domains and free lap dances
By Adam Fox [ Tue Dec 13 2011 10:26 AM ]
Conservative radio host Michael Savage offers Newt Gingrich $1 million to drop out of the GOP presidential race.
Free lap dances when you donate a toy at Chicago’s Admiral Theatre.
UNM purchases a couple .xxx porn domains.
Iran has one of our spy planes, and we want it back.
A UFO was spotted flying over the Kremlin.
A slew of unsolved tuba thefts are hitting Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, a mummified cat is found in an old witch’s cottage in London.
Two professional hurricane forecasters quit their jobs because predicting doesn’t work.
Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky gives up his right to a preliminary hearing today on charges of sexual molestation of boys.
Tips on retro-traveling throughout the 1900s.
Put in Tebow! A burning Bible damages a Christmas tree.
V.20 No.11 |
The Daily Word: God's Wife, Red Light Cameras, RIP Elizabeth Taylor, Strip Search
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Mar 23 2011 10:33 AM ]
Howard Dean defends Obama's decision to attack
South Dakota now requires a three day wait before an abortion.
Albuquerque is losing money on red light cameras.
Homeland Security says they could strip search every airline passenger if they wanted to.
13 illegal immigrants arrested in California wearing US Marine uniforms.
Seven black men shot and killed so far this year in Miami.
Another thing to worry about: the status of US nuclear spent-fuel storage.
Fox News is sending security guards do its war reporting.
The town of Bernalillo files suit against NM Gas Company to recover damages from last month's gas outages.
Santa Fe Police Chief Aric Wheeler is resigning from his position.
Maybe you should help James O'Keefe pay off his credit card debt.
Should you give money to homeless people?
Was God's wife edited from the Bible?
Finish those episodes of Dexter and Weeds quickly, Showtime won't be renewing it's contract with Netflix to stream them instantly.
Iran unveils its flying saucer to the world.
Elderly man stoned to death for making gay advance.
Beloved old-timey actress Elizabeth Taylor is dead at 79.
Whatever you do, don't take a picture of this guy's mohawk.
Someone found a 50-million-year old piece of lizard skin.
I'm not sure what to think about the costume for the new Wonder Woman TV show.
Barella redesigns its spaghetti box to announce it is redisgning its spaghetti box.
Is your blog among the 100 web sites the movie and music industry want shut down?
I guess yesterday's rumors of Charlie Sheen coming back to Two And A Half Men weren't true.
The Lord of the Rings is finally being released on Blu-Ray this summer (not that I have a Blu-Ray player).
For some reason I really identify with Paranoid Parrot.
Coming soon: Koala burgers.
Twenty-five police officer fails.
Seven supermarket rip-offs.
I haven't watched the Masters of the Universe in a long time, but I don't remember He-Man being all sweary.
V.20 No.7 |
The Daily Word 2.19.11: Bingaman's seat; demise of Dewey decimal; fink on Berlusconi
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Feb 19 2011 10:29 AM ]
Senator Jeff Bingaman announced his retirement. It's going to be like amphetamine musical chairs when he vacates his seat.
House republicans pass bill to implement enormous spending cuts. Hey Boehner, read my lips: "VETO."
Forest Service is afraid people will fall into holes in the Sandia mountains.
The dumbing down continues. Victim: The Dewey Decimal System.
Protesters are being killed, arrested and intimidated in Lybia, Iran, Yemen. NY Times Blog.
Speaking of intimidation, this Senate bill would make the publishing of classified information a felony.
By the way: despite popular opinion, Wikileaks has revealed a ton of important information that the hoi polloi didn't know before.
Breaking news regarding sharks.
Wild mug shot of suspected catalytic converter criminal.
Turn back the hands of time with Matt Groening's Father's 1969 short film "Basic Brown, Basic Blue."
Today is Cracker Jack Day. On this day in 1912, the first prize was placed in a box of Cracker Jack.
V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010
The Daily Word 11.08.10: Tasmanian tiger pelt, Obama in India and turning skin to blood.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Nov 8 2010 9:29 AM ]
A blue UFO was filmed above Centreville, VA.
Do you want to try the RockMelt browser, or are you happy as you are?
Obama’s in India, doing things.
The Twinkie Diet works.
All your climate change questions will soon be answered.
Iran gives its rappers something to rap about.
An old man disguise almost fooled the airlines.
Would you pay $30 to watch a newly released movie at home?
Scientists have turned skin into blood. (Daddy, what’s your job? I turn skin into blood.)
A guy bought a Tasmanian tiger pelt at a garage sale for $5.
What’s causing the frog mutations in Los Lunas?
Coal is closed and Lead is a two-way for the next 10 months starting today.
The Lobos beat Wyoming. Just barely.
UNM is searching for the Roswell aliens.
Happy birthday, Bram Stoker.
V.19 No.37 | 9/16/2010
Bear With Me
I Left My Wallet in Ad Duluiyah
By John Bear
My brother did one tour in the land of the two rivers. He came back with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and a brain injury, all in the name of ... nothing.
V.19 No.18 | 5/6/2010
By Graeme Prentice-Mott
Capital’s Newspaper Only Has Eyes for Iran
No one would give Iran a nuclear congeniality award, but the Washington Post’s coverage of the Islamic republic is starting to look like an unhealthy fixation. After all, Iran isn’t the only Middle Eastern country with nuclear issues.
V.19 No.6 |
The Daily Word 02.11.10: Islam, Kids, Aphrodisiacs
By Erin Adair-Hodges [ Thu Feb 11 2010 8:28 AM ]
Iran celebrates 31st anniversary of Islamic Revolution; protests, not so much.
Is the Albuquerque Journal contributing to "deficit hysteria"?
Alec Baldwin taken to hospital. Is OK; just a misunderstanding. Joke, joke, Liz Lemon.
British fashion designer Alexander McQueen dies from apparent suicide.
Is your kid bipolar? Turns out, maybe not.
Soldier dad arrested for waterboarding 4-year-old daughter for failure to recite alphabet.
This lady, who is famous in Britain for reasons unknown, made her 2-year-old daughter look like a hoo-ore. Ex-husband unhappy. And the daughter's name is Princess.
Stuttering could be genetic.
'Tis the season for aphrodisiacs. Note: The scent of cherries decreases women's arousal levels. Use that how you will.
This crazy Gallup drunk driver repeatedly backed into a police SUV during a chase. Caught! On tape!
A guy gets Dubai court to annul marriage after seeing his cross-eyed, bearded beauty without her niqab, or Islamic veil. If he'd ever seen Looney Tunes, he wouldn't have found himself in that mess. Classic Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd.
It's Jennifer Aniston's birthday!
Bees and Seeds Festival at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
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