V.24 No.41 | 10/08/2015
The Daily Word in Playboy's never-nude future, Gloria Steinam's new gig and Kmart tapes
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 13 2015 9:04 AM ]
An Albuquerque cop hit a fleeing suspect with his personal vehicle.
Local bar Sneakerz is closed for the time being.
Local police neglected to locate a .45 in a man's waistband before booking him into MDC.
Playboy will no longer have nude pictures, just near-nude pictures. And articles.
British authorities will no longer have guards posted 24/7 at the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange is still holed up.
This collection of '80s/'90s Kmart in-store music is worth a listen. Really.
California has stringent new rules limiting the use of antibiotics on livestock.
81 year old Gloria Steinam is now a Vice correspondent.
V.22 No.14 |
The Daily Word in the eternal Thatcher obituary, North Korea may bomb Portland and John Wesley Coleman
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 9 2013 8:43 AM ]
Uhps, sorry, you're pregnant.
If I ever buy a ferret in place of a dog just slap me.
John Wesley Coleman ladies and gentlemen.
Is Gawker a right wing.
An appropriate Thatcher obit.
Thatcher obits are going to keep coming, get used to it.
Nothing compares to a Caddyshack supreme court reference.
Somebody put together a collection of Let's Make a Deal prizes by make.
On this day in 1937 Carl Perkins was born.
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.21 No.36 |
The Daily Word in typos, Wells Fargo, Larry Flynt, bed bugs, and Fords
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Sep 9 2012 9:53 AM ]
Call the State Police instead: Rio Arriba County Sheriff's department will no longer be open after eight pm.
A typo and confusion over the ballot process may prevent Burquenos from voting on a minimum wage hike.
Students in China's Jiangsu province say they are being forced to manufacture the iPhone 5.
R.E.M. doesn't like the "puff adder brand of reportage" at Fox News.
The mystery of the "West Seattle hum" is solved.
People are on edge about circumcision in Germany.
Wells Fargo fired a man for using a fake dime at a laundromat 49 years ago.
Gah! Bed bugs in the literature section.
Larry Flynt is offering one million dollars to anyone who produces Mitt Romney's tax records.
Oldest Ford in existence is up for auction.
On this day in 1958, Runaway Lita Ford was born.
V.21 No.34 | 8/23/2012
The Daily Word in hipster topics, inmate heroes and Dave Mustaine
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 16 2012 10:49 AM ]
An inmate work crew in Las Cruces saved a man’s life.
Someone won $1 million in New Mexico but might not know it yet.
A judge told Gov. Martinez she couldn’t publish the salaries of some state workers on the Sunshine Portal. So she put them on the New Mexico home page.
Megadeth singer blames President Obama for mass shootings. And if you can’t trust Dave Mustaine about politics ...
Brits are pissed that Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum.
Can’t hang with the footage of mosquitos biting people in this story about West Nile being on the rise. Stupid nature’s vampires.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed an executive order to deny Arizonans benefits from the new federal Dream Act-esque immigration program.
This month in free speech.
Anti-Semitic jerk in Hungary finds out he’s Jewish.
These gorillas are all happy to see each other.
Where does all that aid money go? Haiti’s still without safe housing for most people.
How to shop for groceries when you hate shopping for groceries. (Step One: Realize that your problem is not really a problem. After all, you could be living in a tent in an earthquake-ravaged country.)
Coffee shop bans people from talking about annoying hipster stuff like denim, left-handedness and anything that happened before 2000.
Best gravel voices in movie/TV history.
V.20 No.9 |
The Daily Word 3.5.11: Synthetic cannabis prohibition; Berlusconi; Yekaterinburg
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Mar 5 2011 3:13 PM ]
The man who started this revolution is being assassinated every day.
P.K. Dick fans hate movies based on his books.
Bold smuggler caught at one of the world's premier interdiction points.
NYC drivers still park like assholes.
This week's TSG mugshots.
This is where the don't ask don't tell repeal is. 60 days late and a bathrobe short.
On this day in 1995 the remains of the missing members of the Romanov family were exhumed in Yekaterinburg.
V.19 No.50 |
The Daily Word 12.19.10
DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Dec 19 2010 9:46 AM ]
DREAM Act fails to pass in Grinch-like Senate.
Bank of America joins others in suspending Wikileaks accounts.
Meanwhile, in a tit-for-tat scene the Swedish police report on the Assange accusations has leaked.
Sonic booms turn crocodiles on.
Check out this ridiculously tiny lighter.
Fun fact for journalists: on this day in 1918 Lenin made it illegal for the Bolshevik press to criticize in any way the original Soviet secret police, the Cheka--which had been formed exactly one year earlier. Lenin had originally intended the secret police to be a temporary institution. Oh well.
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