V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
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.
V.24 No.2 |
The Daily Word in the Keystone XL pipeline, a randy doctor and hand sanitizer
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 9 2015 10:18 AM ]
In breaking news, the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre have been killed, and a hostage has been freed.
President Obama has proposed a plan to allow people to go to community college for free; however it would cost $60 billion over the course of 10 years. The question remains over how it will be paid for.
The jury selection begins today in the trial of NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of murdering Odin Lloyd in 2013.
Surveillance footage shows that the two officers who fatally shot Tamir Rice (a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun) gave the boy no aid as he lay wounded by their patrol car.
The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Dave Heineman can approve the route of the "controversial" Keystone XL pipeline, which now leaves it up to the Obama administration to grant approval as well.
The Department of Justice investigates how many sexual assault and harassment cases at the University of New Mexico actually make it to the DA's office.
According to documents Dr. Christopher Driskill missed a birth because he was having sex with another patient.
Some fourth graders were suspended after conspiring to kill their teacher with hand sanitizer (because she was allergic).
The Daily Word in democracy, pizza and Hotel California
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jan 8 2015 12:06 PM ]
Yesterday's Daily Word proffered in-depth coverage of the Paris terror attacks on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. In the spirit of promoting the universal values of democracy and freedom of expression, here's a link to an English translation of Charlie Hebdo's website. Parlez-vous français? Here's the original, untranslated link.
The drought-sapped rivers of the Southwest formally invite El Niño to kick up "the oomph."
Northbound Girard at Coal is closed as police investigate a city bus crashing into a home. According to APD, no one in the home was injured, and information on passenger injuries is forthcoming.
FREE download OTD = Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove's truly creepy cover of the Eagles' "Hotel California." Stream and download it here.
Wherever you're heading, "bring your Alibis" along for our websclusive weekly pop quiz, a review of dirty German sex comedy Wetlands, your weekly rock sermon, a Netflix-centric We Like to Watch (Instantly) column on Finding Fela!, The Weird World of Blowfly and Hit So Hard, an interview with awesome Native comedy troupe the 1491s and a review of Indian-slash-Nepali restaurant Taste of Himalayas.
V.24 No.1 |
The Daily Word in Charlie Hebdo
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Jan 7 2015 1:00 PM ]
The Daily Word in the Harwood Art Center, addictive marijuana and a sad dog
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 6 2015 4:09 PM ]
Here is a great reason to always wear your seat belt.
The alleged Jeffrey Epstein prostitution ring has a New Mexico connection.
Christopher Cook was arrested early this morning and is suspected to be the man who shot an APD officer last weekend.
There is some kind of major transformation about to take place on Mountain Road NW.
There are indications in Colorado that marijuana can be physically addicting.
Rather than marry any same-sex couples 14 counties in Florida simply stopped marrying anyone at all.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
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.
V.24 No.1 |
The Daily Word in Cuomo's passing, WIPP and TV bloopers
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 2 2015 9:12 AM ]
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo died yesterday at the age of 82 from natural causes.
Police believe a man in California killed his wife and son, and critically wounded his daughter, before taking his own life on New Year's Eve.
Jeb Bush resigned from all his board memberships and is possibly eyeing a presidential run.
Immigrants who are now in the US illegally may be able to get driver's licenses in California.
23-year-old Christian Gomez of Florida is being accused of decapitating his mother on New Year's Eve.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson says a minimum wage increase that was supposed to take effect on Jan. 1 didn't happen due to a “simple oversight.”
After a leak at WIPP in February 2014, the US government has denied $8 million of performance-based pay to the contractor running the joint.
ICYMI: The Huffington Post has a collection of 2014 TV news bloopers that are worth checking out.
The Daily Word in a lack of police shootings, heat at the Arioso Apartments, William Shatner and snow
By August March [ Thu Jan 1 2015 2:42 PM ]
The Albuquerque Police Department went 5 months without shooting anyone.
But that didn't stop Vice News from selecting APD for its 2014 Worst Policing Award.
A man driving a car allegedly killed a teenage skateboarder near Unser and Gibson.
Albuquerque City Councilors make "less per hour than a high school student working at a pizza parlor," according to a local citizens' advisory group.
The heat is back on (mostly) at Burque's Arioso Apartments.
The Sioux City Journal reports on our town's atomic museum.
A Los Angeles-bound flight was diverted to Albuquerque because a man on board couldn't stop singing.
Presbyterian Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho is expanding.
William Shatner will make an appearance at this year's Albuquerque Comic Con.
It might snow in Albuquerque tonight or tomorrow.
V.23 No.52 |
The Daily Word in a toddler killed a woman in Walmart with her own concealed-carry gun
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Dec 30 2014 2:43 PM ]
You got problems? These comics have PROBLEMS.
New Mexico's antiquated liquor sales restrictions may loosen up some more.
Would eliminating cheap booze reduce the incidence of DWI?
TLC Driving School finally (not really) explains why they closed without notice.
Looks as though parts of the missing Air Asia plane and some bodies of passengers have been recovered.
A toddler shot and killed a woman in a Walmart. The questions this raises about America and gun safety would seem too large to ignore–but I bet we'll have no problem ignoring them anyway.
If you aren't familiar with Hip Hop Family Tree Comics, start with this week's Boing Boing installment, then gorge on archives or buy a copy. Ed Piskor's comic has become something I greatly anticipate every week.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
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."
V.23 No.52 |
The Daily Word in cumulative song form
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Dec 25 2014 1:54 PM ]
On the first day of Christmas, the Grey Lady sent to me a bill for $27,673.
On the second day of Christmas, the Washington Times sent to me veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the fifth day of Christmas, the Daily News sent to me fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the sixth day of Christmas, the Business Standard sent to me a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the seventh day of Christmas, Market Watch sent to me swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the eighth day of Christmas, Bloomberg sent to me maids who won't clean toilets, swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the ninth day of Christmas, the Japan Times sent to me ladies wedding solo, maids who won't clean toilets, swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the tenth day of Christmas, the Telegraph sent to me elderly lords a-quitting, ladies wedding solo, maids who won't clean toilets, swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the eleventh day of Christmas, the Daily News sent to me crack pipes for hiding, elderly lords a-quitting, ladies wedding solo, maids who won't clean toilets, swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
On the twelfth day of Christmas, the Blockhead Trio sent to me a Charlie Brown-themed synthmas, crack pipes for hiding, elderly lords a-quitting, ladies wedding solo, maids who won't clean toilets, swans upending markets, a goose-bird flu test, fantasy football league rings, humans counting birds, a streaming Seth Rogen movie, veterans hunting doves and a bill for $27,673.
The Daily Word in The Interview, Santa's bad behavior and that cute sun baby from Teletubbies
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Dec 24 2014 8:52 AM ]
Good morning, it's Christmas Eve, 2014,
and the creepily-cute sun baby from Teletubbies revealed herself after 19-years of silence,
Santa Claus was somehow shanghaied into selling assault rifles,
Internet-fame-hungry murderer Luka Magnotta has been “dealt the harshest possible verdict” for killing and eating a Chinese national,
Santa Fe’s Jean Cocteau Theater WILL being showing The Interview on Christmas Day,
but Pornhub knows that some of us will be doing our Christmas "viewing" at home. With all the lights off and the door locked.
V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
Daily Word in North Korea, Santa, drinking on the job and 2014 in hindsight.
By Renee Chavez [ Tue Dec 23 2014 1:09 PM ]
North Korea lost the Internet for nine hours.
Check out these awesome Leading Ladies of 2014!
Sony defies N. Korea and authorizes screenings of “The Interview”.
Taliban push in to previously US-secured areas.
Here is a review of 2014 in pictures … wow.
NJ principal demoted for sign typos that were truly elementary.
Have a round on the Boss: Drinking at work could make you a better employee!
Sweden opens newest Icehotel.
ABQ dentist offers free care on Christmas Eve.
New Mexico CYFD gets new leadership.
Copper thieves make off with $32,000 worth of wire from Winrock.
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.
V.23 No.51 |
The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 19 2014 9:13 AM ]
It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.
After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.
Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.
The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.
MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.
Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.
A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.
The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.
The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.
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