V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
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Wherein the readers write ... about nepotism in New Mexico and the Tesla gigafactory and legalizing marijuana.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
The Daily Word in bongs, Don Chalmers and another APD shooting fatality.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Apr 21 2014 10:44 AM ]
APD shot and killed a suspect at Wyoming and Zuni this morning.
Here are the last 38 APD shootings in order.
There was a big marijuana party in Denver yesterday.
Here’s how to clean your bong.
Happy birthday to the Queen of bloody England.
A stowaway teen flew to Hawaii in an airplane’s wheel well.
It’s time for the first post-bombing Boston Marathon.
Here’s what happens when undercover journalists accidentally investigate each other.
Rest in peace, Don Chalmers.
Submit to Reddit’s ABQ spring photo contest.
What’s going on in Albuquerque today? One might ask.
In my opinion, the pygmy loris is the main attraction at the Albuquerque Biopark. He’s in the Nightwatch exhibit.
The Daily Word in Russian jets, dead babies and the blood moon
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Apr 14 2014 11:25 AM ]
Introducing the marijuana vending machine.
A Russian jet buzzed a US Warship in the Black Sea, threateningly.
Don’t miss tonight’s “blood moon” lunar eclipse.
Utah authorities found seven dead babies in a woman’s home.
“Seaweed.” Finally we can talk to dolphins.
Graphene will change our lives.
There’s a pyramid in North Dakota.
An abused Albuquerque toddler is hospitalized.
Ho Ho’s had a sewage problem, but they’re open again now.
Happy birthday, Rod Steiger.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
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Wherein the readers write—about legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New Mexico, informing consumers about GMOs and dealing with the problem of police violence in Albuquerque.
V.23 No.5 | 1/30/2014
The Daily Word in Star Wars, Richard Sherman and Combat Gum
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 27 2014 11:03 AM ]
Who won at the 2014 Grammy Awards?
Finally. Combat Gum.
China’s Jade Rabbit crapped out.
Should major cities ban cars?
Richard Sherman is smart.
The French make bad coffee, claim coffee snobs.
The new Star Wars script is done.
What happens if you try to fly weed out of Colorado?
George gave me a credit card knife. It’s cool.
An El Paso woman died skiing at Ski Apache.
Happy birthday Patton Oswalt.
V.23 No.3 |
The Daily Word in pot-legalization in New Mexico, 85 people own half the world and the toilets of Sochi
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 21 2014 8:46 AM ]
There was a very high-speed police chase and accident in Corrales.
New Mexico State Senator Ortiz Y Pino is trying to get a pot-legalization resolution on next November's ballot.
A New Mexico Judge ruled that spotting pot plants from the air does not allow authorities to conduct a ground search.
President Obama's current views on marijuana.
A huge cache of documents related to sexual abuse by priests in the Chicago Archiocese have been published online.
There is a large dolphin kill happening in Japan.
An Arizona State University fraternity held an offensively-themed MLK Day party.
Read this Legs McNeil interview with Moe Tucker.
V.23 No.3 | 1/16/2014
The Daily Word in Golden Globes, mile-marker 420 and the Handsome Family
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 13 2014 10:58 AM ]
Who won at the 2014 Golden Globes?
On top of everything else, is there trouble in Obama’s marriage?
A Japanese company is buying Jim Beam.
Tiny windmills generate power.
In Colorado, people keep stealing mile marker 420.
Ellen De Generes, who will host the 2014 Oscars, has been linked to internet pirating of movie screening copies.
Discover the secret world of zit-popping videos.
If you were thinkging about photographing tiny plastic people, somebody beat you to it.
The dark side of the moon is turquoise.
Blessed be. Enjoy these photos of modern-day witches.
Rest in peace, Sam Berns.
An arrest was made in the flash-mob robbery of Angel Eyes boutique on San Pedro.
David Eckert will receive a $1.6 million settlement for receiving unlawful anal probings.
HBO taps Albuquerque’s Handsome Family for the “True Detective” theme song.
Happy birthday Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
V.23 No.2 |
The Daily Word in Chris Christie's apology, West Virginia's water and dead chickens
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 10 2014 10:18 AM ]
People weigh in on Gov. Chris Christie's apology concerning his team's “callous” and “stupid” behavior.
HBO's "Girls" gets renewed for a fourth season. Has the third even premiered yet?
After a chemical spill contaminated the water supply, nearly 200,000 people in West Virginia were left without H2O.
A major drop in added jobs for December flusters economists.
Someone's been leaving dead chickens at a North Valley cemetery.
It seems that panhandling has become a profession for a couple (and their kids) in Modesto, Calif.
Some students in Gallup found a way to cheat the system.
A woman surrendered her dog (that tested positive for cocaine and marijuana), but now she wants her canine friend back.
Coors Banquet beer puts out an 18-wheeler engulfed in flames.
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014
The Daily Word in poodles, perfect pitch and penis captivus
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 6 2014 10:56 AM ]
Happy Blue Monday.
National security is now the FBI’s primary mission.
You can’t smoke pot in the Denver airport.
Pregnant moms who drink wine may produce calmer kids.
France thinks comic Dieudonne is less funny than Jerry Lewis.
Utah’s judiciary puts a hold on gay marriage.
Bighorn sheep make a comeback.
Penis captivus is real.
Once there was a terrible online dating profile.
One more sandwich and I will stab you.
Perfect pitch in a pill?
Somebody killed bigfoot again.
The jerky factory caught fire.
There might be more cops downtown.
The Devil Mask Robbers strike again.
New Mexico ranks poorly in economic freedom.
What’s going on today?
Happy birthday Rowan Atkinson.
Thanks to Alyx Brannock, Mark Lopez and Geoffrey Anjou for the links!
V.23 No.1 |
The Daily Word in New Mexico pot, Aiken for Congress and brutal punishment
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 3 2014 10:18 AM ]
A stranded research vessel in Antarctica makes people question whether it's safe for tourists to venture to the icy continent.
A report says that Jang Song Thaek of North Korea (and five of his associates) were fed to starving dogs.
The Justice Department disagrees with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's contraception opposition for religious-based organizations in regards to the Affordable Care Act.
Remember Clay Aiken? Me neither. But apparently he wants to run for Congress.
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning while trying to cross Montgomery Boulevard.
Move over Colorado. New Mexico may be next.
APD says that 9-year-old Omaree Varela (who was killed by his mother) had reported being abused to school officials a year before his death.
While same-sex marriage is now legal in New Mexico, it's still considered unlawful in Navajo Nation.
V.22 No.33 |
The Daily Word in Operation Rescue, a Rally To Denounce Terror and Russian Pastafarians
RIP Elmore Leonard
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 20 2013 8:20 AM ]
The late-term abortion ban proposal will not be on the ballot during Albuquerque's next election. This article explains how unpopular "voter initiated" measures are often passed anyway by a highly organized minority.
Local physicians, midwives, mothers and members of the Jewish community are holding a "rally to denounce terror" on Civic Plaza today at noon, protesting the tactics of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue.
How one anti-abortion group is trying to intimidate physicians and clinics who provide women's reproductive health services.
Radioactive water is leaking out of Fukishima again.
Former ruler of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf has been charged with murdering Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Russian police busted an unlawful gathering of Pastafarians last Sunday.
Ratt and Dokken nearly went the way of Skynyrd this past weekend.
V.22 No.17 |
The Daily Word in Mobile explosions, Justin Bieber's alleged pot bust and Santa Fe's Gay Marriage Resolution
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Apr 25 2013 9:53 AM ]
Missing Brown student's body has been found.
Two fuel barges light up the Mobile River in Alabama.
So, TMZ apparently got the first wind on Justin Bieber's alleged pot bust, but this is still a developing story, people.
Grants High School students aim to get teacher to resign after they say he ignored a student who suffered a miscarriage in the hallway.
Gay marriage resolution passed!
Apparently Steve Kush did not know people could read his Twitter and Facebook comments.
Impostor Seattle nurse stole meds from patients' IVs. ... What is the world coming to?
V.21 No.46 |
The Daily Word in BP, poorest president and Pong
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 15 2012 10:27 AM ]
BP's looking at a $4.5 billion fine and criminal charges against staff members.
The gap between rich and poor in New Mexico is the widest in the nation.
Pit bull terriers killed a Chihuahua and sent her owner to the hospital.
Debbie O'Malley might remain on the Council and take a seat on the County Commission.
Remember when 48 women training for the military said they'd been sexually assaulted or harassed by their instructors? The Air Force has a weird solution: Trainees must have a wingman all the time.
Nonstop flights from Albuquerque to New York.
FBI investigates death threats against the guy holding the coyote-killing contest in Los Lunas.
The poorest president in the world. "If you don't have many possessions, then you don't need to work all your life like a slave to sustain them."
Violence escalates in Gaza and Israel. Rockets kill 15 Palestinians and three Israelis.
Louisiana governor is the first Republican to denounce Mitt Romney's notion that he lost the election because President Obama gave gifts to minorities and youth.
5-Hour Energy shot-like drink blamed for 13 deaths.
Colorado Visitors Bureau plans NOT to capitalize on legal recreational marijuana.
Science looks at rappers' brains to find the basis of improvisation.
Pong is 40-years-old and no one has topped it, says this guy.
How to become as observant as Sherlock Holmes. (Also, "Sherlock," the BBC miniseries available on Netflix instawatch, is dope.)
V.21 No.45 | 11/8/2012
The Daily Word in goodbye Elmo, goodbye energy dependence, goodbye Julena
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Nov 12 2012 10:40 AM ]
Voice of Elmo exits Sesame Street amid sex scandal accusations.
Albuquerque woman accused of driving twice the speed limit and drinking beer while driving with two children in the car.
United States predicted to achieve energy independence by 2017.
Scientists at Duke say they’ve finally succeeded in building a perfect invisibility cloak.
Double shooting in southeast Albuquerque leaves one dead and another hospitalized.
Study suggests that flu and fever during pregnancy are linked to autism risk in children.
MmmMmm Fiber in your Pepsi.
MmmMmmMmm: Salmonella in your Nesquik.
What are the chances of Marijuana legalization in New Mexico?
Who knew drops of milk hitting coffee could be so darn beautiful?
Lobo men’s soccer team misses out on tournament championship title.
Twin baby boys bouncing and giggling and giggling and bouncing.
The Daily Word in election hangovers, papel picado, Canuck art
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Nov 7 2012 12:07 PM ]
State election results, unofficially.
Nate Silver FTW.
Are super-PACs in fact just big, fat money pits?
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake jolted our neighbors to the south.
Big gains for gay marriage equality yesterday...
... but it was a " dark day" for FetishMovies.com and friends.
New Hampshire elected an all-female delegation to Congress.
Indian country victories.
One of many third party bummers.
GMO labels fail in California.
"Below the pagoda a spontaneous, medieval army was massing."
Newspapers are still useful.
Mass MoCA is too far away.
Love Bomb Go-Go Marching Band at Historic El Rey Theater
Louisa May Alcott at Esther Bone Memorial Library
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