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The Daily Word in KISS, Creed and cryptids.
By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Dec 22 2014 12:06 PM ]
A Texas plumber's work truck ended up in the hands of ISIS, and he has no idea how.
The best part of waking up is Kiss’ Paul Stanley in your cup.
A runaway bin lorry caused multiple fatalities in Glasgow.
A driver in France also mowed down several pedestrians in the town of Dijon.
In more uplifiting French news, research shows champagne bubbles may be cause for celebration.
The former singer of Creed lost his marbles a while back and has yet to regain them.
Pope Francis' Christmas speech to the Vatican Clergy was not all warm and fuzzy.
George W. the painter tries to get the nose right.
Review the year in bigfoot sightings.
Me hungover? You hungover.
Songbirds can sense tornadoes in time to get the heck away.
A South Valley rehab center is under Norovirus quarantine.
When you shoplift an axe you become and axe-wielding shoplifter.
Don’t hold your breath on that downtown ice-skating rink.
Happy birthday, Barbara Billingsley.
The Daily Word in burgers, Bond, beer and Brandenburg.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Dec 8 2014 12:31 PM ]
There was a gigantic fire in downtown Los Angeles.
Experts say a trend toward special orders threatens the delicate balance of speed and profitablity in the burger universe.
Happy deathday, John Lennon.
There is no shortage of red crabs.
Study up on the latest booze trend: American single malt whiskey.
The world’s largest truffle sold for $61k at auction.
Chlorine gas brought tragedy to the Midwest FurFest.
Has the mystery of the Tjipeter rubber blocks been solved?
James Bond probes the Doily Danger Zone.
The Lizard Squad knocked the PlayStation network offline for hours just to be mean.
As a beer city, Albuquerque ranks high.
Accusers think Kari Brandenburg inappropriately tried to protect her son from criminal charges.
A little girl died in a crash on Coors this morning.
Happy birthday, David Carradine.
The Daily Word in slavery, sitcoms and sandwiches.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Dec 1 2014 1:58 PM ]
The FBI says soldiers should get off social media.
Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson PD.
Mickey Rourke’s boxing victory was rigged.
A long-lost masterpiece was found in the movie Stuart Little.
How many jokes-per-minute does your favorite sitcom average?
David Bowie hates “The Little Drummer Boy.”
Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches are a thing.
What’s your favorite Mondegreen?
The new Star Wars trailer is out.
The lights are up on Santa Fe plaza.
A Taos woman had a 1972 encounter with a man in a Cosby suit.
Mom ratted on Byron for murder.
Local sub shops were robbed and use only the freshest of ingredients.
Happy birthday, Charlene Tilton.
And now a word from our sponsors.
The Daily Word in Cosby, Crosby, Cyrus and Pooh
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Nov 24 2014 12:33 PM ]
Marion Barry died.
An ex-NBC employee claims he stood guard at Cosby’s dressing room door.
Kohler unveils an odor-eliminating toilet seat.
A giant isopod stopped eating and died.
Venice is going to ban wheeled suitcases. They’re noisy.
Kean University bought a $219k conference table from China.
There are rules for dating Miley Cyrus.
Lee Harvey Oswald died on this day in 1963.
There was a fatal crash at 4th and Montano this morning.
Happy birthday, Denise Crosby.
The Daily Word in kissing, assisted suicide, Facebook, dementia and bike tricks.
By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Nov 17 2014 12:23 PM ]
Leave it to Web MD to take the fun out of kissing.
The international movement to legalize assisted suicide has pissed off the Pope.
The Hollywood Film Awards get interesting with the help of Johnny Depp and Kristen Stewart.
Here's what 200 calories looks like.
Facebook is making a Facebook for your job in addition to the current one for bitching about your job.
There's a town for people who can't remember.
The president of Turkey contends Muslims discovered America.
An old-timey lady did your bike tricks first.
The Poop Boat: exciting and new.
You may want to think twice before taking that elephant ride on your next vacation.
Miss Honduras has gone missing just days before the Miss World pageant.
If you’re up late, don’t forget to bundle up and check out tonight’s meteor shower.
Thanks for the links, Geoff Plant and Sarah Bonneau!
The Daily Word in a virus that makes you dumb, horned helmets and crock pot lids.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Nov 10 2014 12:17 PM ]
Researchers have identified a virus that makes people stupid. Er.
Snow in Minneapolis is already screwing up the morning commute and canceling flights.
Most kids don’t even have a TV anymore.
I broke the lid to our crock pot last night. It smashed in pieces all over the floor like a windshield.
Here’s more support for the theory the Vincent Van Gogh was murdered.
There are lots of dumb ways to die.
Here’s a lovely chart of Common MythConceptions supporting my claim that a 19th-century production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle is responsible for the idea that vikings wore horned helmets.
A woman was dead for 45 minutes, then revived without brain damage.
Iraqi officials claim the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was wounded in an airstrike.
The internet has a new mug shot handsome guy.
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan flipped out and attacked people on an airplane like a zoh-hom-beh.
A cold front is going to hit New Mexico tonight.
A man threatening to jump off the San Mateo overpass shut down I-40 yesterday. I got stuck in it and saw him—he was on the lowest ledge, which didn’t seem all that high.
Right before that, I got stuck in traffic created by a standoff with an armed suspect at the Luxury Inn on Central.
Happy birthday, Neil Gaiman.
(Special thanks for links from Sarah Bonneau, Susan Petersen and Stefanie Enochs.)
The Daily Word in Branson, Bronson, bats and bands.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Nov 3 2014 12:27 PM ]
Space tourism may not happpen.
Brittany Maynard decided to die.
The World Trade Center is open for business.
You can buy a Microsoft Band right now, if you want.
Relax to the soothing sounds of bats.
Bats invaded a courthouse in Utah.
It’s a good time to learn more about bats.
Hyundai/Kia will pay $360 million for lying about fuel economy.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda survived his latest tightrope stunt in Chicago.
Meanwhile, an extreme sports enthusiast laughed in the face of danger by impulsively jumping onto a floating whale carcass surrounded by sharks.
A new “ruby slippers” app allows you to trigger responses on your phone by clicking your heels.
Taylor Swift removed her music from Spotify.
Here are some ideas for your next stupid rock band tattoo.
Alexandra Greenwall’s disappearance and return remain shrouded in mystery.
The DOJ/APD settlement agreement aims to overhaul law enforcement practices in Albuquerque.
Happy birthday, Charles Bronson.
The Daily Word in bananas, crooked cops and a sex fest road trip.
By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Oct 27 2014 12:18 PM ]
Donations pour in to buy a car for the Eric Frein lookalike, James Tully, who has been hassled by police countless times on his daily five mile walk to work.
Meanwhile, the hunt for Frein is now being conducted by an unmanned, giant, silent balloon.
A Brazilian orange juice maker has gone bananas.
CHP officers in the Bay Area are stealing nude photos from women’s cell phones and using them as virtual trading cards.
Oprah did damage control after her driver ran over a fan’s foot.
In case you were wondering, it’s a crime to swim naked with your baby in the state of New Mexico.
In order to fund her roadtrip, this Chinese teenager plans to sleep with a different man in each city.
Behold the python’s virgin birth.
Beware of retailers peddling unsafe Halloween costumes for children.
What’s happening in Albuquerque today?
Happy birthday, Simon Le Bon.
The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Oct 20 2014 11:41 AM ]
Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.
Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.
People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.
A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.
Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.
For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.
Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.
Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?
Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.
Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.
The Daily Word in Banksy, Snowden and clowns with knives.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Oct 13 2014 1:16 PM ]
Does Yelp extort advertising from restaurants?
Ebola is the scariest outbreak of modern times.
Snowden’s thoughts on privacy in the digital age are worth pondering.
The driverless car is coming and you can’t stop it.
The vinyl re-release of the Ghostbusters soundtrack is marshmallow-scented.
Learn how to rob a bank from an expert.
“This is a little song I wrote about the time a female Eagles fan stole my prosthetic leg and the cops got it back for me.”
Someone drew a penis on a Banksy mural.
Bakersfield police are on the lookout for creepy clowns with knives.
Balloon Fiesta is over.
The site of a deadly Rail Runner crash was littered with uncollected body parts.
What’s happening in Albuquerque today?
Happy birthday, Marie Osmond.
Mark Twain Tonight! at Popejoy Hall
Celebrating his 90th birthday season, Hal Holbrook depicts the famous writer with words and humor.
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