V.23 No.5 |
The Daily Word in Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Rob Ford and a leadership change at Microsoft
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 4 2014 11:48 AM ]
And on the 44th day, it snowed.
Is it legal to drink O'Doul's while driving? Probably. Should you? Maybe not.
Albuquerque is no longer one of the top ten cities for film making.
The Southwest Chief may cease running through Northern New Mexico.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose.
There is now a book about Rob Ford.
Crazy in-bad-taste two minute long lawyer commercial that ran in parts of Georgia during Superbowl.
Some former members of Mao's Red Guard are apologizing for their actions.
V.22 No.51 | 12/19/2013
The Daily Word in Peter O’Toole, stem cells and China on the moon
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Dec 16 2013 11:07 AM ]
Were the Boston Bombers victims of mind control?
Rest in peace, Peter O’Toole.
A kidney was grown from stem cells.
Let’s recap the new animals discovered in 2013.
Watch the trailer for the Christopher Nolan’s new movie.
Norwegians are getting blown around by Ivar.
There’s been a rash of Nob Hill burglaries.
A pedestrian got hit at Coal and Second.
Happy birthday Ludwig van Beethoven.
V.22 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's split, a two-headed pig and Senate battles
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 13 2013 10:52 AM ]
Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson has vanished in Iran, and according to AP, he was doing some work for the CIA.
The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out in the Senate … well, not physically.
Authorities say up to four people were stabbed outside the Sports Authority Field after the Denver Broncos lost to the San Diego Chargers.
A SWAT “situation” has ended peacefully after shots were reported at a home in Rio Rancho.
An Albuquerque school bus driver has been accused of punching a student in the face as he was headed home from Eisenhower Middle School.
The City has paid $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by APD in 2011.
Rio Grande High School transformed its gym into Italy for one of its students who has been battling leukemia for the past year.
You ever see a two-headed pig? I wouldn't recommend it.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013
The Daily Word in Lizard People, Nostril Ticks and Street Apes
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 1 2013 11:46 AM ]
They found a fancy secret railway tunnel between San Diego and Tijuana.
Chinese submarines can get us.
An angry bar brawler brandished a chainsaw.
The determined mouse struggled with his cracker.
Here’s my vote for coolest Halloween candy.
What’s the most popular Halloween candy?
Bone up on blood sucking with this TED-Ed vampire cartoon.
Should we build a Death Star?
We’re closer to understanding why warm water freezes faster than cold water.
Watch out for nostril ticks.
Somebody stole a donation box from Donut Mart.
Spend some time with the street apes of Jakarta.
V.22 No.42 |
The Daily Word in dirty needles, dirty air and decapitations on Facebook
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 22 2013 9:20 AM ]
A Downtown Grower's Market vendor was poked by a used needle in Robinson Park last weekend.
Live near Central Ave? Free WiFi for you then.
Cancer diagnosis spurs Walmart employee to skim from his cash register in order to pay for treatment.
Another sea monster washed up on a beach.
Smog in and around Beijing is bad. Really bad.
With some caveats, Facebook is once again allowing beheading videos to be posted.
Malcolm Gladwell (writer for The New Yorker, author of The Tipping Point) may make local independent bookstore Bookworks a stop on his tour promoting his new work David and Goliath but only if you vote (only takes five seconds) for Albuquerque/
V.22 No.43 | 10/24/2013
The Daily Word in Walter White, Saul Goodman and Puppy Squeezing
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Oct 18 2013 12:12 PM ]
The man cries blood.
The man is on fire.
The man is a lady.
Sleep is like your brain taking a poop.
Some rock stars started out in other rock star’s bands.
Tacos are more delicious than hotdogs.
Find out why your stomach is growling.
Learn all about Bob Odenkirk (Saul Goodman).
Beware the ball biter.
I’m not sure how impressed I am with this snack bag serving bowl.
The people who brought you Rebecca Black’s “Friday,” would like you to now please enjoy Alison Gold’s “Chinese Food,” shooting up the charts with a bullet.
The Sheriff’s Department will hold a funeral procession for Walter White.
Craig Blanchard used to have $135,000 in his garage.
Caution: This puppy squeezing story might wreck your day.
Did the Chinese discover America before Columbus?
Happy birthday Pam Dawber.
V.22 No.33 |
The Daily Word in Mubarak's potential release, bear maulings and Pistorius' indictment
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Aug 19 2013 10:16 AM ]
Egyptian officials are calling for the release of former President Hosni Mubarak from prison, which some say could result in more violence in Egypt.
A study shows that US unemployment rates increased in more than half the states in July, and hiring, which has been steady since January, took a slow decline in July as well.
Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic champion, is being indicted for premeditated murder for the shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
This is why I don't go jogging in Michigan, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming … or pretty much anywhere.
I don't care if you raised the prices. We came to see some polar bears!
UNM has incorporated a new system where students can log in online to report crimes they witness on campus. … because phones are so last year.
It's not every day that you pay 25 cents upon receiving a parcel from China. … and then get arrested for it.
Just in case you ever wondered what would happen if you stuck a fork into your meat and two veg, a 70-year-old Australian man has the answer.
V.22 No.29 |
The Daily Word in clogged drains, pushed off the bay bridge, third in line to the throne and someone else's whiskey
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 23 2013 9:07 AM ]
New Mexico basketball coach has her rape charges dismissed due to technicality.
There's nowhere for the rain to go in Albuquerque.
Eight activists from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance orchestrated their detainment as an act of civil disobedience at the border in Nogales.
Why the UK's proposal to filter all online pornography (unless you opt-in for porn) is stupid.
David Cameron says "they'll make wonderful parents." Up-to-the-minute coverage of the royal baby.
China has banned the construction of official buildings....
A woman's vehicle went off the Chesapeake Bay bridge.
V.22 No.28 |
The Daily Word in stand your ground, electric Apple and Cory Monteith's death
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 15 2013 10:11 AM ]
George Zimmerman trial outcome causes speculation on the "stand your ground" law.
Taking photos of the secretary of state's house and a pellet gun in your car? Someone's been a busy boy.
Apple is set to investigate a claim that a woman was electrocuted by her iPhone.
"Glee" star Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel over the weekend. Police have ruled out foul play.
"Angel" the dog is said to be recovering well after having her throat slashed.
Heavy rain catches Albuquerque citizens in the metro area off guard.
Jury deliberations for the Levi Chavez murder trial started at 8:30 this morning.
K-Y Intense Arousal gel causes Alabama post office evacuation. No joke.
V.22 No.27 | 7/4/2013
The Daily Word in abortion restrictions, Egypt’s unrest, Wimbledon upset
By E.J. Maliskas [ Tue Jul 2 2013 10:42 AM ]
Huge changes to go into effect this week in five states as the fight for the right to life marches on.
The Egyptian military may be on the verge of overthrowing their elected president.
Man accused of dozens of random attacks across Albuquerque is finally getting charged with battery.
U.S. Military to dispatch planes to aid in Yarnell Hill wildfire.
It’s time to irrigate the Rio Grande.
It is now a law in China that grown children have to visit and call their aging parents.
No. 1 Serena Williams is upset at Wimbledon.
NBC to collaborate on a sequal to the miniseries “The Bible.”
V.22 No.22 |
The Daily Word in China's fire, the Chavez case and bites on the buttocks
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 3 2013 10:08 AM ]
You have the right to remain silent, now take this cotton swab and swirl it around your mouth for a spell.
Michael Douglas says that you can get throat cancer from an STD. Who'd have thought?
A fire at a poultry plant in Dehui, China kills 119 and injures 50.
Three storm chasers killed in Oklahoma; among them was veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras.
After a lengthy SWAT standoff, police have arrested a father and son in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Sunni Reza.
New Mexico fire crews hope to have two fires (Pecos and Tres Lagunas) fully contained by the end of Monday.
The Levi Chavez trial breaks ground almost six years after the shooting of his wife, Tera Chavez.
Tonight, we say "NO!" to fireworks!
Man arrested for aggravated battery after biting his wife's butt.
V.22 No.18 |
The Daily Word in the incredible story of the Cleveland hostages, pink dolphins and hairy visors
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue May 7 2013 8:19 AM ]
Reported cases of HIV infection are on the increase on the Navajo Reservation.
Colorado pot legalization involves some new taxes that may not have the support of pro-marijuana groups.
KOAT reports a rash of bike thefts downtown.
Are some of our contemporary English words identical to words from a 15,000 year old "proto-Eurasiatic" Ice Age language?
The United States finally came out and accused China of cyber-espionage.
The pink dolphins of Hong Kong are dying.
The ABBA museum in Stockholm is now open!
This article explains the origins the conservative Islamist movement in Bangladesh.
There's only enough room in this world for one manufacturer of "visors with simulated hair," AKA hairy-hats.
V.22 No.7 |
The Daily Word in Albuquerque's "voluntary" minimum wage, Ganymedean slime mold and the Chubby Checker
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 19 2013 8:07 AM ]
Albuquerque restauranteur's decision not to pay the new minimum wage has sparked a call to boycott the business.
Some high ranking APD cops are the subjects of a new internal affairs investigation.
Documentary about the file-sharing site Pirate Bay premieres Friday.
Assange for Senator? Interesting new interview with the Wikileaks founder.
There was a diamond heist in Brussels.
Are drones armed with shotguns and grenade launchers and operated by local police departments in our terrible and absurd future?
It appears the Chinese military is responsible for a great amount of cyber espionage world wide.
V.22 No.3 | 1/17/2013
The Daily Word in robot bands, poop snakes and forbidden spheres.
By Nick Brown and the Collective [ Tue Jan 15 2013 12:00 PM ]
APD shooting declared justified.
An ambulance fell victim to a woman’s diabolical “ride home” scheme.
Robbers dug a tunnel into a bank, just like in the cartoons.
Finally. A robot band.
Thanks for the help Emily and Millington!
V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012
The Daily Word in newspapers, DeLoreans and other nice dreams
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 6 2012 11:31 AM ]
Winners of the Albuquerque Walter White lookalike contest.
DA to resume probing officer-involved shootings. (The investigative grand jury process was suspended months ago after criticism that no jury had ever found a shooting unjustified.)
Santa Fe man gets his bass back 10 years later.
The terribly-named band fun. has gotten the most Grammy nominations.
Gamelan ensemble covers Gang of Four’s “Not Great Men.”
R.I.P., Dave Brubeck.
Shit London photography contest. Awesome.
Some wealthy people are investing in newspapers.
5 things smart people do. 1) make numbered lists of things ....
Also, Benedict Cumberbatch is in the next Star Trek movie as the villain.
China’s first jack-off competition is what it sounds like.
Battle of the Beer Geeks at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
Syd Masters and the Swingriders • Western at Arte de Placitas
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