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V.26 No.14 | 04/06/2017

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The Daily Word in Russian gulags for gays, and the 40th anniversary of Jonestown

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UNM hired a new basketball coach.

The annual pilgrimage to Chimayo is coming right up.

Some dude's been asking to see teenager's feet ....

A policeman in Nigeria is forcefully cutting off the hair of women as punishment.

It is the fortieth anniversary of the Jonestown massacre.

Russians are reportedly rounding up gays and condemning them to time in gulags.

Hey, check out these super-nifty shirts and stuff from the '70s.

V.26 No.10 | 03/09/2017

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The Daily Word in Longmire, beet juice and Girl Guides are scared to come to the US from Canada

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Local prostitutes just received the latest issue of the "Bad Guy List", an independent publication that details dangerous john sightings and tips on safe sex work.

Immigration and Customs is asking for a list of undocumented New Mexico corrections inmates.

Longmire is beginning it's final season of filming in New Mexico.

Here are some slight details regarding Trump's proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act.

The Canadian Girl Guides are suspending all their trips to the US.

Watch an old brick row house collapse almost on its own.

Estimates are the US will lose more than 10 billion in tourism dollars during the next four years.

Using beet juice to combat icy road conditions.


V.26 No.9 | 03/02/2017

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The Daily Word in Trump's baldness or hair, Trump's alternative facts and goodbye Albuquerque Cab

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Albuquerque Cab Company closed on Monday, citing competition from Uber as a contributing factor in the 40 year old company's demise.

Uber riders take note that riding in a yellow cab is safer than riding in a blue ... cab.

A New Mexico themed t-shirt made by J. Crew contains so many errors—including a large saguaro cactus— in its design that stores have been selling out of the unintentionally funny/stupid torso sheath.

There was a fire in the Bosque around Montano bridge yesterday.

President Trump's latest gaffe is a tweet blaming Obama for releasing 120 Gitmo prisoners "back to the battlefield". Obama's administration actually released a total of 9 prisoners while Bush released the other 113 Gitmo detainees.

Man ingests pregnant spider, spider gives birth, baby spiders begin crawling out of man's mouth. Really, tho, the only thing man ingested was some powerful LSD....

This is absolutely the BEST Trump-hair video yet.

V.26 No.8 | 02/23/2017

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The Daily Word in very underwhelming Trump rallies and the way-back machine for marijuana, health care, culture

RIP Bill Paxton

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Gas stations around the Duke City have been tampered with. APD recommends using cash to pay for gas if possible.

Dominique Perez, one of the APD officers who shot James Boyd, appears set to regain his job.

Latest President Trump revelation: former President Barack Obama and "his people" are responsible for White House leaks.

If you missed yesterday's massive rallies in support of Trump, the president is calling for another show of support this Saturday! This is known as "doubling down".

The Trump administration plans to begin enforcing federal marijuana laws, leaving states with legal medical and recreational cannabis with a feeling of uncertainty and provoking outrage throughout the marijuana industry.

RIP Bill Paxton.

V.26 No.7 | 02/16/2017

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The Daily Word in tiny Trump videos, Shia LaBouef makes a wrong turn in Albuquerque on way from New York to L.A. and the light punishment for running over bicyclists in the Duke City

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Woman does cartwheels instead of sobriety test, fails.

A local motorist who seriously injured two bicyclists has been sentenced to probation, providing restitution and community service.

Vandals struck the wall where Shia LaBouef's increasingly famous art installation is located, near 7th and Central in downtown ABQ.

Homeland security, local police departments and ICE are about to launch a serious increase in deportations.

Milo Yiannopolus has resigned from Bretibart.com and is threatening to form his own media company which will soon be the only company that will publish anything he says.

Four Americans died in a dramatic plane crash in Melbourne, Australia.

The only thing funnier than the "tiny Trump" meme is the "tiny Trump" video meme.

V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017

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The Daily Word in more Trump horse sheet, legalizing cannabis in New Mexico and a meteor

Just one meteor but a dandy one

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While unlikely to happen soon, legal recreational cannabis use is closer than ever to becoming reality in New Mexico.

Fat lady who fell in comical fashion while riding a scooter and shopping for gallons of soda pop in a Walmart is speaking out about how everyone is laughing at her and it isn't funny.

President Trump wants you to know that there are thousands of terrorist attacks killing innocent midwest farmers and average Euro Svens news of which is being suppressed by evil media companies. Like Weekly Alibi, for instance. We could have reported on the briefcase nuke that destroyed UNM's Valencia campus, but rah rah terrorism (raspberry sound).

There isn't any actual skateboarding but still, this Russian skater is pretty damn high up in the air on the edge of a skyscraper, uh ... with his skateboard.

A spectacular meteor zoomed across a pile of states and part of Canada Monday morning.

Finally we may rest assured that huge amounts of LSD will not "fry" your brain and turn it into swiss cheese on a stale Trisket. You might develop a mental problem tho but that's different.

Let us all—all of us adults—enjoy Alistair Crowley's completely obscene 666 word poem about his girlfriend, who, in a tamer moment, he once compared to a hoover vacuum.

Here for your further enjoyment or, maybe, just to induce uncontrollable rage, is every tweet Trump has tweeted in the time he has had the POTUS Twitter account!

V.26 No.4 | 01/26/2017

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The Daily Word in Trump's orders, local fallout and ketamine grocery shopping

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The President's Muslim travel ban directly affects 110 UNM students.

Milo Yiannopoulus left a bad taste in everyone's mouth after he and his crew visited a local restaurant.

There's been a spate of threats to local Jewish centers in ABQ.

Vice has a very detailed running list of President Trump's executive orders and proposed law.

This google generated dream-filtered supermarket trip is a fair representation of what the world looked like when I was given intravenous ketamine for ten days last year.

Daimler is the latest company to make a deal with Uber for self-driving cars.

V.26 No.3 | 01/19/2017

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The Daily Word in the new fascism, Taos avalanches and homicidal psychopaths

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There is an avalanche warning in the Taos area.

Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf is working on a gigantic new installation, "The House of Eternal Return".

As many as 1 in 4 men in the United States have HPV.

The Trump administration claims the Donald's tweet about millions of illegal aliens voting illegally in the recent election is based on "evidence".

This teenage girl self-identifies as a "homicidal psychopath".

The Trump administration has eliminated spanish language options on the White House website.

President Trump has sided with Big Oil by green lighting the controversial Dakota Pipeline.

When your new pair of Adidas shoes is worn out, they simply decompose when put in water.

V.26 No.1 | 01/05/2017

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The Daily Word in skirting questions, Montreal muffin fires and Paul Krassner's The Realist

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There's a new charter school in downtown Albuquerque, Siembra Leadership High School.

Victoria Martens' autopsy for your perusal.

Lotsa bodies buried in the high desert.

This guy is accused of trying to burn down his local Walmart.

Russian interference in US elections? Watch future Attorney General Jeff Sessions masterfully skirt the question.

The US Senate published a damning report on Backpage.com yesterday.

Highway muff fire in Montreal.

If you haven't heard of Paul Krassner and his publication The Realist, you're welcome.

V.25 No.49 | 12/08/2016

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The Daily Word in the return of the DOJ and the debut of the "burgito"

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New Mexico's lottery scholarship is set to shrink.

Levi Chavez was denied his request for law officer recertification.

Department of Justice is looking into allegations APD altered or deleted police body cam videos.

South Korea's president has been impeached.

Scary mall Santas of yore.

American soccer fans that emulate British football fans.

Austria has finally announced its word of the year.

What New Mexicans have long known as a tortilla burger is making its Park Slope debut under the awkward moniker "burgito".

V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016

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The Daily word in privilege, time-wasting and a new branch in the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County library system

The Duke City is opening a new library branch where the Caravan East nightclub has been oh these many years.

Yar, here be the suspect in a string of suspicious fires that afflicted several businesses in Albuquerque.

Is Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev asleep? Russians want to know.

British politicians will be exempt from the scrutiny of their country's new "Investigative Powers Act" which will collect data en masse from "ordinary" Brits.

Niagara Falls has a new, balls-to-the-wall, LED powered illumination that turns the whole place into a DMT fairy mound made of violent water. Wow.

Utah drivers suck.

It's official. Serial killers are out. Individuals with a bunch guns and less than an hour are in.

In local weather, Sunday, December Fourth will be a beautiful day for a yard sale. Especially in the Mountain Road/Harwood area, they say.


V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016

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The Daily Word in Gotham the Hudson River whale, influential fake news and Florence Henderson

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Suspicious devices were found at three Albuquerque Starbucks locations.

Thanksgiving Day thieves robbed a church of its tabernacle.

Did Russian media outlets serve Trump's campaign by promoting particular fake-news stories?

Elton John is not playing Donald Trump's inauguration.

Check out this great collection of chola portraits from the'70s and '80s.

One whale was euthanized off Long Island this week while another whale has taken up residence in the Hudson River.

Winter weather is adding a sinister bent to oil pipeline protests in South Dakota.

Florence Henderson died at age 82.

V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016

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the Daily Word in Trump's cabinet appointments, a new APD scandal and A$AP Yams' mom

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A petition has been circulated by some UNM professors asking that UNM protect undocumented students from deportation.

Former records officer at APD claims he was ordered to destroy, withhold or alter records in several high profile cases including the Mary Hawkes and James Boyd shootings.

Yes, Virginia, there is going to be a penguins exhibit at ABQ Biopark.

A 14 year-old cancer patient won the right to be cryogenically frozen in hopes she will be cured one day.

In case it escaped your attention, Trump's presidential campaign was attended and post-campaign events are increasingly attended by confederate flag waving.

Trump has appointed three conservatives—all of whom have made off-color or rascist remarks— to key cabinet positions.

A$AP Yams' mom has some clear-headed things to say about drug laws, opiate use and acetaminophen.

Our culture's legal drug, alcohol, should be ingested in low quantities. Good luck with that, everyone.


V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016

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The Daily Word in post election America

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APS sent a letter home with schoolchildren in hopes of quelling kids' fear of a President-Elect Trump and his promise to deport undocumented immigrants.

Trees along Central await their sentence.

There have been a number of rascist post-election incidents across the country.

Mirroring events around the country, a UNM student wearing a hijab was harassed by a fellow student wearing a Trump shirt.

VICE has a roundup of shootings during election week.

Serb nationalists a celebrating Trump's victory.

The KKK is thrilled with Trump's victory.

Three states approved the use of recreational marijuana on Tuesday.