V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013
Classic fairy tale takes Disney to a winter wonderland
Frozen is a heavily rewritten take on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1845 tale. Those familiar with it won’t find a lot of the original story left standing. That might not be a bad thing.
V.22 No.32 |
The Daily Word in 'stop-and-frisk,' DiMaggios' legacy and Gilligan's leadership
A U.S. district judge has ruled New York's “stop-and-frisk” procedures unconstitutional due to unfair racial profiling.
Some luxury resort condominiums collapsed in a massive sinkhole near Disney World. So far no injuries have been reported.
After James L. DiMaggio was shot dead over the weekend, resulting in Hannah Anderson being found safe in Idaho, authorities reveal that DiMaggio's father once held a teenager at gunpoint in the '80s.
After spending a year and a half in a coma, Dutch Prince Johan Friso died this morning.
Hey Mr. DJ, is this your equipment we found on Craigslist?
Let the record show that if you wave a stun gun at your son in the front yard, you're probably going to get probation.
The city introduced a plan to provide $2.4 million a year to rebuild APD. The bill will be brought to the public at the Aug. 19 City Council meeting.
Just a few leadership lessons from Vince Gilligan, creator of AMC's “Breaking Bad.”
A woman looking to get new boobs takes to the streets!
V.22 No.27 | 7/4/2013
The Lone Ranger
How the West was lost
The Pirates of the Caribbean crew reunites to show us how the West was lost in The Lone Ranger
V.22 No.11 | 3/14/2013
Oz the Great and Powerful
James Franco books a return trip to Oz in Sam Raimi’s fantasy prequel
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
Disney and Pixar crown a medieval princess for the 21st century
V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
Get your ass to Mars. ... Or not. It’s a long way and not always worth the trip
V.21 No.4 | 1/26/2012
The Daily Word in paper clip root canals, WikiLeaks on TV and Disney’s hairy employees
The nominees for the 84th Academy Awards are announced.
An Albuquerque man is arrested for entering the Peace and Justice Center and stabbing a figurine.
Wake Technical Community College was locked down this morning after receiving reports of a man with a gun.
Newt Gingrich threatens to cancel debates if the audience isn’t allowed to cheer.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney makes around $12 million a year and only pays 15 percent in taxes.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange announces the launching of a controversial TV show
Fort Worth could fine you if your dogs bark for more than ten minutes.
Studies say abortion is safer than giving birth.
This Massachusetts dentist was found guilty of using paper clips in root canals.
John Kerry shows up to the White House beat up with two black eyes. Ice hockey. Right.
Disney now allows their theme park employees to grow beards and goatees. Disney magic.
Graphic anti-abortion ads are set to air in some markets during the Super Bowl.
For those who hate the testosterone-driven trials of the Super Bowl, the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl VIII is announced.
V.20 No.48 |
The Daily Word in Pearl Harbor, occupied housing, Mumia and Justin Bieber
It's the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Surprisingly, the Japanese admiral who masterminded it didn't want to go to war in the first place.
Brick by brick, wall by wall, they
Occupiers succesfully "liberate" a forclosed house in Brooklyn.
U.S. health official overrules her own experts on the morning-after pill.
Four words that should never, never, never go together: Justin Bieber steampunk Christmas.
Four words that go suprisingly well together: DIY animatronic firebreathing pony.
BP says Halliburton destroyed evidence that makes them culpable in the Gulf oil spill.
Procatinator is your new best friend. Or it's trying to kill you. Whatever.
Snapshots from Nick Brown's kids' school science fair.
Salvador Disney and other films that actually happened.
What the Interwebs were atwitter about in 2011.
There's a vaccine for Ebola now.
Albuquerque thieves are after your toilet paper.
Thanks to E.J., Nick and Sarah for the links!
V.20 No.42 |
The Daily Word in Gaddafi, tattoo Barbie and electronic whips
Gaddafi is dead.
Was the Elephant Butte killer really a killer?
New Mexico is considering opening a "foreigners only" DMV in Albuquerque.
Maybe the Declaration of Independence was illegal.
The State Fair is insolvent.
Who runs the world?
In Alabama, "Mexican" is a dirty word.
Authorities capture or kill all the animals freed from a preserve in Ohio—except for one monkey.
Disneyland big brothers hotel workers with a system employees call the "electronic whip."
Archeologists unearth a street from the 1600s in Santa Fe.
We are using a lot of antidepressants.
The new Cranberries single—their first in a decade—is not so great.
The real Sybil says the multiple personalities weren't real.
V.20 No.39 |
The Daily Word in election results, rain and scoopable chicken
Yesterday's election results here.
Assassination plot #587 against Afghan President Hamid Karzai foiled.
Some good news for Democrats.
Can having incompetent lawyers invalidate your death-penalty sentence? I'm asking for a friend.
House Republicans triple the budget to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.
Anonymous may or may not attack the New York Stock Exchange.
Andrew Breibart tries to link President Obama to the New Black Panther Party.
Nazis are being hunted again in Germany.
Astronomers use science the test the legend of Frankenstein's birth.
Israeli scientists win the chemistry Nobel prize for the discovery of quasicrystals.
Meet Sesame Street's new food insecure muppet.
Disney will be releasing more animated classics as 3D re-releases.
NBA preseason is cancelled as labor talks put the rest of the regular season is in jeopardy.
I thought this was a crazy fever-dream, but Popeye's is introducing scoop-shaped chicken nuggets.
Ten classic books that were originally rejected by publishers.
It turns out buying groceries at a drug store is a bad deal.
This year's 20 best microphotos.
Are your Facebook statuses interesting?
WIll this current season be the last for The Simpsons?
Two restaurants frequented by my creepy uncle are locked in a legal battle.
Hey Emily, did you see the Coen brothers are making a TV show?
V.20 No.36 | 9/8/2011
Bobby Shew and John Proulx jazz up Disney
When the folks who book the Music in Corrales series approached Grammy-nominated, world-traveling jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew to open their 25th anniversary season, Shew was happy to accept. First of all, no flying: He can practically walk from his house to Old San Ysidro Church in Corrales, where the concerts are held. Second, he could work with Grammy-winning L.A. pianist/vocalist/composer John Proulx (rhymes with Shew) again. The two of them established a good rapport when they fronted a tribute to Chet Baker for the series a couple of years back, and they could team up once more with bassist Michael Glynn and drummer Cal Haines. But what to play?
V.20 No.6 |
The Daily Word 02.16.11: Missing Giant Cactus, Burning Hot Nacho Cheese
American ICE agent killed in Mexico.
A giant fiberglass cactus stolen from an Albuquerque park is probably in some jackass' dorm room.
Texas refuses to compensate man wrongly imprisoned on death row for 18 years.
South Dakota proposes law that could legalize the killing of abortion providers.
CBS News reporter Lara Logan was sexually assaulted during the Egypt protests.
Looks like the Patriot Act may be extended after all.
Rep. Antonio "Moe" Maestas, proposes to ease penalties for selling alcohol to minors.
A Scottish deerhound named Foxcliffe Hickory Wind wins the Westminster Dog Show.
What happens to all those incorrect "Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl Champion" tshirts?
Disney sued for severe burns resulting from hot nacho cheese.
Birthers make up a majority of the GOP.
The Rock will be hosting this year's Wrestlemania.
Why does everyone get so bent out of shape when a new version of Monopoly is released?
David Letterman tricked by Lindsay Lohan's fake friend.
More on what Fox News called the worst video game in the world.
Let's visit the remote town in Romania is specializing in cybercrime.
Online appliance retailer makes customers sign agreement threatening felony libel lawsuits for negative reviews.
If you were in Haley Barbour's fat shoes would you denounce the KKK?
Albuquerque firefighters want to FMB.
Sweet gallery of Japanese graphic design from the 20s and 30s.
V.19 No.48 |
The Daily Word 12.3.10: Gay birds, neutron bombs and the felonious Dick Cheney
Iowa prisons may begin making own toilet paper.
Disney town sees first murder.
Inventor of neutron bomb dies.
Charles Manson caught with cell phone.
House censures Rangel.
Eight sets of remains found in one grave.
Bed bugs close high end boutique.
Nigeria to file charges against Dick Cheney.
Pollution makes birds gay, study says.
Bicyclist killed by garbage truck.
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