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The Daily Word in Kreskin, tono and the president of Croatia.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 12 2015 1:11 PM ]
Two APD officers will be charged with murder in the shooting death of James Boyd.
Here’s a list of last night’s Golden Globe winners.
Guys who post selfies are crazy.
A man with Broca’s aphasia can only say the word “tono,” which isn’t precisely even a word.
Gastrointestinal microbes may cause arthritis.
If you let me stare into your eyes for four minutes you’ll start getting lots of email from me.
A graduate of Los Alamos High School is the new president of Croatia.
Happy birthday, Kreskin.
The Daily Word in flasks, frostbite, Warhol, and head trauma.
By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 5 2015 11:59 AM ]
The wife of the Georgia Police Chief who accidentally shot her is in fair condition.
In local news, this Chimayo resident’s ‘70s prom pic ended up on the front of a flask.
Meanwhile, Taos residences may have to resort to carrying flasks if this law is passed.
It’s so cold in Minnesota exposed skin will get frostbite in ten minutes.
Prince Andrew’s sex scandal is making headlines.
Get ready for a bunch of Warhol exhibits.
Now worry about invisible bombs.
A hermaphroditic bird with unusual coloring has been spotted.
The Daily Word in baby names, ants, Cozy Powell, & werewolfism.
By Constance Moss and Carl Petersen [ Mon Dec 29 2014 12:13 PM ]
Another plane is missing.
Lizard Squad claims an assist in the Sony hack.
Viewers are weary of Reality TV.
Three lefts make a right for ants.
Cosby hired detectives to dig up dirt on his accusers.
How do hand warmers heat up?
What are Albuquerque’s busiest intersections?
Downtown’s ice skating rink is open and tiny.
Liam and Mia were the most popular baby names in NM this year.
The Year In Review Facebook App wasn't such a good idea.
John Oliver tells us why New Year’s Eve sucks.
A cyclist is sueing the city over a pothole.
In Northern Ireland, a man was beaten to death with his own guitar on Christmas Eve.
A woman in California was recently reunited with her hotrod: a Mustang that was stolen 28 years ago.
Caution: these quotes may inspire spontaneous creativity.
Meanwhile, it’s time to think about the future... the far future.
The President of Argentina is trying to curb werewolfism by adopting a seventh son and making him her Godson.
Iron Maiden's seventh album Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, touches heavily on the theme of the paranormal, and features the song “The Clairvoyant."
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.
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