V.21 No.44 |
The Daily Word in early voting, found kitty, The Lone Ranger
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Nov 5 2012 8:48 AM ]
Nearly half of eligible voters in Bernalillo County have already filled out ballots. Yay for crazy-easy early voting!
Ever heard of the Redskins rule? Apparently it means Romney is going to win.
Cat lost in family move from Oregon to Louisiana was found in Gallup.
NY-NJ area bracing for more bad weather.
John Cusack to produce and star in Rush Limbaugh film.
10-year-old Mescalero boy cast as Tonto in The Lone Ranger.
No more living in the woods in New Mexico.
IMDB's top 250 movies in 2.5 minutes (some language NSFW).
The perfect time for suffrage postcards.
Why it's important to resist celebrating Christmas too early in the year.
Another fake-o Bigfoot sighting.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are having a wee one.
V.21 No.44 | 11/1/2012
Your Guide to Election Night 2012
By Devin D. O’Leary
Starting early in evening, your television will be a sea of pundits in red or blue ties showing off a string of slowly accruing exit poll numbers and electoral college counts. Devin O’Leary provides a few basic tips on how to survive without going crazy.
The Daily Word in Hurricane Sandy, Gary Glitter and Prince.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Oct 30 2012 11:00 AM ]
Hurricane Sandy is deadly.
Watch Sandy blow down trees. “Oh, my gosh.”
A brief overview of cars Obama has owned.
There actually are things you don’t know about Prince.
The pastor was killed with a guitar.
The toughest bridge in the world. (Thanks, Tom!)
Gary Glitter is in trouble again.
Natalie Dylan is selling her virginity.
Tom Hanks: slam poet.
Axyl Rose talked on TV.
A park stabbing at 3rd and I-40.
A man stole some Toys for Tots money.
Hazmat in Doña Ana County.
Happy Birthday, Henry Winkler.
Thanks for the help, Tom Nayder and Constance Moss!
V.21 No.43 |
The Daily Word in Sandy reactions, Route 66 housing project, zombie training
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Oct 29 2012 9:41 AM ]
Be careful with those fake contact lenses this Halloween.
Former Route 66 motel to undergo renovations for conversion into AIDS housing project.
CNN did a series of blog posts on the faiths of the presidential candidates.
Is that your real name?
Prescribed burn in SF National Forest may cause smoke over Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.
Ginormous fishing Gollum statue makes me want to fly to New Zealand real bad.
Police in Tulsa say a man being booked into a county jail had a woman's ear in his pocket.
Military zombie training is no joke.
V.21 No.42 | 10/18/2012
The Daily Word in a Klingon wedding, Lance Armstrong, Sandia fire
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Oct 22 2012 10:58 AM ]
Swedish couple makes history by partaking in what is believed to be the first Klingon-style wedding ceremony.
Chimney Fire in the Sandias is 25% contained.
Good news for Breaking Bad fans: AMC is back on Dish Network.
Lance Armstrong officially stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
Lobos are 4 and 4 after a surprising loss to the Air Force Falcons.
We think Adele had a baby.
This über hipster put out an ad seeking a person in an owl costume to watch over her as she sleeps.
Beluga whale mimics human sound patterns.
Former Albuquerque city worker is accused of killing a state representative’s son.
Teen arrested for attempting to rob a Wal-Mart ... oh, and she brought her 6-year-old brother along too.
Ah, election tweets.
Honesty really is the best policy.
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.40 | 10/4/2012
The Daily Word in Furbies, UFOs and Sting.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Oct 2 2012 11:06 AM ]
Obama has 99 problems.
Internet addiction is a mental illness.
Hong Kong ferries collide.
Let’s watch some Target training videos.
Joss Whedon is making a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show.
Loitering teens can wreck your business.
Here are GPS coordinates to a bigfoot place.
Ben Radford gives us a history of religious hoaxes.
Sexy celebrity photoshop guys.
Tinfoil hats amplify mind control rays.
Councilor Michael Cook says balloons need more places to land.
Burglary is on the rise in Rio Rancho.
Tucanos got in trouble for where they put their signs.
Thanks to Nayder and Maliskas for the assists.
V.21 No.36 |
The Daily Word in typos, Wells Fargo, Larry Flynt, bed bugs, and Fords
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Sep 9 2012 9:53 AM ]
Call the State Police instead: Rio Arriba County Sheriff's department will no longer be open after eight pm.
A typo and confusion over the ballot process may prevent Burquenos from voting on a minimum wage hike.
Students in China's Jiangsu province say they are being forced to manufacture the iPhone 5.
R.E.M. doesn't like the "puff adder brand of reportage" at Fox News.
The mystery of the "West Seattle hum" is solved.
People are on edge about circumcision in Germany.
Wells Fargo fired a man for using a fake dime at a laundromat 49 years ago.
Gah! Bed bugs in the literature section.
Larry Flynt is offering one million dollars to anyone who produces Mitt Romney's tax records.
Oldest Ford in existence is up for auction.
On this day in 1958, Runaway Lita Ford was born.
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.33 |
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.34 | 8/23/2012
The Daily Word in hipster topics, inmate heroes and Dave Mustaine
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 16 2012 10:49 AM ]
An inmate work crew in Las Cruces saved a man’s life.
Someone won $1 million in New Mexico but might not know it yet.
A judge told Gov. Martinez she couldn’t publish the salaries of some state workers on the Sunshine Portal. So she put them on the New Mexico home page.
Megadeth singer blames President Obama for mass shootings. And if you can’t trust Dave Mustaine about politics ...
Brits are pissed that Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum.
Can’t hang with the footage of mosquitos biting people in this story about West Nile being on the rise. Stupid nature’s vampires.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed an executive order to deny Arizonans benefits from the new federal Dream Act-esque immigration program.
This month in free speech.
Anti-Semitic jerk in Hungary finds out he’s Jewish.
These gorillas are all happy to see each other.
Where does all that aid money go? Haiti’s still without safe housing for most people.
How to shop for groceries when you hate shopping for groceries. (Step One: Realize that your problem is not really a problem. After all, you could be living in a tent in an earthquake-ravaged country.)
Coffee shop bans people from talking about annoying hipster stuff like denim, left-handedness and anything that happened before 2000.
Best gravel voices in movie/TV history.
V.21 No.29 | 7/19/2012
The Daily Word in Colorado movie massacre, unlicensed tattoo parlors, Scottish train drunks
By Sam Adams [ Fri Jul 20 2012 10:29 AM ]
At least 12 dead as gunman opens fire at Dark Knight Rises midnight showing in Denver suburb.
President Obama responds.
Young sportscaster who died in the shootings had written her last blog on a separate massacre.
State officials confirm 48 tattoo parlors operating without licenses in New Mexico.
City’s clean water supply may be jeopardized by millions of gallons of spilled, underground jet fuel.
Details being withheld on slain Virginia reporter.
Live updates on this weekend’s British Open.
Jeremy Lin on his three-year, $25 million deal with the Rockets.
Yay, Albuquerque is not among AARP’s list of the top five most dangerous U.S. cities.
You can no longer get blitzed on Scottish trains.
V.21 No.26 |
The Daily Word in Obamacare, bath salts and UFOs
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jun 28 2012 9:55 AM ]
CNN and Fox News biff it.
Lady doesn't return "Twilight" book, spends night in jail.
20 people have died on motorcycles in New Mexico this year and still no helmet law.
Wildfire in Colorado burns hundreds of houses.
Syria's high court bombed.
One-third of Americans believe in UFOs.
Dinosaurs were maybe not cold-blooded.
Julian Assange is going to turn himself in.
B.J. Novak, temp Ryan on "The Office," is leaving the show.
The agent behind the Fast and Furious gun sting speaks about why it was a good idea.
25 things you didn't know about Full Metal Jacket.
"Mad Men" are assholes in tie clips.
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
The Daily Word in Bosque fire, WTF Florida, 100-pound scrotum
By Sam Adams [ Thu Jun 21 2012 10:20 AM ]
American officials say C.I.A. is helping arm opposition to the Syrian government.
Bosque fire is much larger than previously estimated.
Levi Chavez has his bond doubled and is jailed after a witness in his case said Chavez confronted him.
Another naked man in Florida lashes out with his teeth.
Wait, what’s that? Another naked man on drugs in Florida?
Just stop it, Florida, stop it.
Best-selling biography by notorious, conservative ex-journalist portrays President Obama as a socialist, Muslim political hack.
The death of “Life in Hell.”
African-American student who was physically thrown out of a bar in North Carolina is exposing that bar for being, well, extremely racist.
Man with 100-pound scrotum has to wear a hoodie over his junk.
Eh, people really ain’t that bad.
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