V.23 No.31 |
The Daily Word in border bills, CIA spies and a penis cloud
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Aug 1 2014 8:52 AM ]
A three-day truce between Israel and Palestine was interrupted after Israel reported one of their soldiers went missing in the southern Gaza Strip.
The House Republican leadership will present a new border bill today that “further tightens a 2008 trafficking law.”
The FBI are assisting authorities in Oregon in trying to find a mother who went missing seven days ago.
Former president Bill Clinton says he had the chance to kill Osama bin Laden hours before the 9/11 attacks.
After an internal investigation, it was confirmed that the CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Bernalillo County deputies took down an alleged drug and prostitution ring on Second and Alameda streets.
A nationwide warrant has been issued for a Las Cruces teen accused of voyeurism.
Teenager Tony Day is expected to plead guilty for the 2012 murders of his adoptive mother and her daughter in Tucumcari.
V.23 No.30 |
The Daily Word in the president's popularity, porcelain presents and one big fart
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jul 25 2014 9:05 AM ]
Authorities believe bad weather caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in Mali, resulting in the deaths of 118 people on board.
The Palestinian Fatah movement calls for a “day of rage” in honor and respect for those suffering in Gaza.
Obama is meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to urge them to slow the number of immigrants coming toward the US.
Speaking of President Obama, according to a CNN poll, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached.
A Michigan dog-owner may be charged with involuntary manslaughter after his two canines fatally mauled a man.
California Police are investigating a number of incidents where porcelain dolls have been left in front of homes of little girls they resemble. Cause that's not at all creepy.
Albuquerque police and the Department of Justice “announced progress in reaching a deal designed to fix the problems the [DOJ] report identified.”
Two men who did construction work without licenses and ripped off numerous individuals will face criminal charges.
The sister of a homeless man who was beaten to death by three teenagers speaks out.
According to the ABQ Journal, the two APD officers who shot and killed Jeremy Robertson on Tuesday have shot and killed other men within the last four years.
V.22 No.23 | 6/6/2013
I’m extinct! Just kidding, no I’m not!
The Hula painted frog is rediscovered
By Emily Aragon [ Tue Jun 4 2013 11:57 AM ]
The Hula painted frog, a somewhat-silly-looking speckled amphibian, was thought to have died off long ago. This already elusive creature was declared extinct in 1996, about 40 years after its swampy home, Israel's Hula valley, was drained in the 50s. But in 2011, one female frog was spotted lurking in the muck by a park ranger, and since then, 13 more have been discovered.
These “living fossils” are not the first animals to have been declared extinct and then re-found years later. They join the ranks with the woolly flying squirrel, the pygmy tarsier, Caspian horses and, of course, the illustrious coelacanth.
V.22 No.1 |
The Daily Word in hand grenades, stalking, massive wall
By E.J. Maliskas [ Thu Jan 3 2013 9:27 AM ]
Former Congressional candidate Gary Smith spent the night in jail with charges of stalking a former rival.
Two hand grenades have been found in checked baggage in the past week at Albuquerque's airport.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is suing the NCAA over sanctions imposed over Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Murder in Rio Arriba County appears to be payback for a stolen PlayStation.
New rule makes it easier for immigrants to gain U.S. citizenship if they have immediate family who are already citizens.
Sandy Hook students return to classes for the first time today at a new school.
Starbucks to sell reusable plastic cups at a dollar apiece and will offer discounts on coffee when customers bring them in.
Israel finally finished their ridiculously huge, nearly impenetrable wall at the border to Egypt.
I would so eat a Cool Ranch Doritos taco.
V.22 No.1 | 1/3/2013
The Daily Word in entertainment 2012, pit bulls and bad lip reading
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 28 2012 10:41 AM ]
President Obama and congressional leaders try one more time to make a plan for the fiscal crisis.
Los Lunas police look for leads in Christmas Walmart theft.
Entertainment 2012: The year that nothing really great happened.
Thanks to Pepsi you could join Beyonce on stage at the Super Bowl!
Old temple and ritual vessels found in Tel Motza, Israel.
The fate of two pit bulls in Santa Fe, who fatally mauled a chihuahua, was be decided in court.
I now present, for your viewing pleasure, Kevin Bacon made out of bacon.
It looks like Kate Winslet is headed to space.
The Dark Knight Rises was among the most pirated films of 2012.
Bad lip reading turns a One Direction song into a really awesome trailer for a foreign thriller film.
V.21 No.48 | 11/29/2012
The Daily Word in Black Friday, Black Widow and Giant Tortoise.
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Nov 23 2012 10:47 AM ]
Nerves still high in Israel, despite cease-fire.
Tragedy strikes the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Scientist believe they can bring a particular species of giant tortoise back from extinction.
World famous pool player “Black Widow” sues Albuquerque company over endorsment deal.
Chickenpox outbreak in Indiana is apparently the largest in US history.
Family of Hector Camacho wrestles with life support decision.
Bernalillo County commissioners gain international attention over upcoming vote to amend animal ordinance.
Yesterday in the NFL: The Texans won, the Cowboys lost and the Patriots embarrassed the Jets.
Black Friday in a nutshell: an incredibly overwhelming nutshell.
I hope you had a better Thanksgiving than this cat had.
V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012
The Daily Word in Israel, miracle Lobos, Nativity spats
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Nov 19 2012 10:46 AM ]
Israel is prepared to send troops into Gaza, but would still prefer a diplomatic solution.
Fight over Nativity displays in California heading to court.
Some animals were in fact harmed in the making of The Hobbit.
Two APD officers under investigation for sexual misconduct.
Curiosity rover suggests that astronauts might be able to survive on Mars.
Bill Nye and Shia LeBeouf: A glorious combination.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez appear to be back together.
Nob Hill business owners will meet tonight to duke it out over food trucks.
Apparently the KC Chiefs killed a guy.
Gas prices drop in New Mexico, AAA shows state at below the national average (finally something we WANT to be below average!).
Hubble may have photographed its farthest galaxy yet.
If you are going to counterfeit bills, at least use the right president.
Ah, action figures.
V.21 No.46 |
The Daily Word in MacAfee, Pabst, Twinkies and WTF am I going to do with all these Coyote Pelts?
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 17 2012 4:20 PM ]
Owner of the Los Lunas gun store sponsoring coyote hunt may give the resulting pelts to the homeless.
The Rio Grande Sun actually used the headline "Man Shot in Drug deal Gone Bad."
The Ten Commandments monument finally unveiled in OK City has spelling errors.
You have virtually no digital privacy/rights.
This woman died because Irish law allows NO abortion.
These Israeli soldiers look like they're on a Banana Republic catalog shoot.
More on Facebook's page reach limiting.
IKEA furniture was made by East German forced Labor.
There's a Bond exhibit going up at the D.C. spy Museum.
On this day in 1938, Gordon Lightfoot was born, ensuring that he would be around to write the song Canada's grocery stores play every minute of every hour of the day forever and ever.
The Daily Word in BP, poorest president and Pong
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 15 2012 10:27 AM ]
BP's looking at a $4.5 billion fine and criminal charges against staff members.
The gap between rich and poor in New Mexico is the widest in the nation.
Pit bull terriers killed a Chihuahua and sent her owner to the hospital.
Debbie O'Malley might remain on the Council and take a seat on the County Commission.
Remember when 48 women training for the military said they'd been sexually assaulted or harassed by their instructors? The Air Force has a weird solution: Trainees must have a wingman all the time.
Nonstop flights from Albuquerque to New York.
FBI investigates death threats against the guy holding the coyote-killing contest in Los Lunas.
The poorest president in the world. "If you don't have many possessions, then you don't need to work all your life like a slave to sustain them."
Violence escalates in Gaza and Israel. Rockets kill 15 Palestinians and three Israelis.
Louisiana governor is the first Republican to denounce Mitt Romney's notion that he lost the election because President Obama gave gifts to minorities and youth.
5-Hour Energy shot-like drink blamed for 13 deaths.
Colorado Visitors Bureau plans NOT to capitalize on legal recreational marijuana.
Science looks at rappers' brains to find the basis of improvisation.
Pong is 40-years-old and no one has topped it, says this guy.
How to become as observant as Sherlock Holmes. (Also, "Sherlock," the BBC miniseries available on Netflix instawatch, is dope.)
V.21 No.34 | 8/23/2012
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #262: I find a tiny stalactite from Da Vinci's ear.
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Tue Aug 21 2012 4:09 PM ]
I walk along a road in Israel with my friend. Together we lament the waste of water. In some moist river stones, I find a tiny stalactite from Da Vinci's ear. I place it in a small vial: he can be cloned from this.
V.21 No.9 |
The Daily Word: Sony is closing downtown ABQ studio; greasing a shaved baby sloth; circumcision news; Rush Limbaugh's Dr. Lauraesque diarrhea of the mouth
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Mar 4 2012 12:26 PM ]
Expanded weekend police presence in downtown Albuquerque.
Sony pictures' post-production studio in Albuquerque is closing.
check out this new search engine, Duck Duck Go.
When they meet next week, Israel's Prime Minister will ask Obama to support an attack on Iran.
Picture gallery of stupid QR codes and stupid QR code placement.
The FCC wants to know if you think it's ok for cities and other public and private bodies to suspend wireless service when those institutions deem fit.
You are not going to believe how this circumcision went fatally wrong.
Listen to Rush Limbaugh's wacked out rant about a law student's sex life.
"A Ride of Death." 1940's Police Safety Council bicycle safety pamphlet with illustrations. "Result: cracked skull... and death."
BP settled with a large number of plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill case.
Step one, shave baby sloth. Step two, grease up baby sloth with lard. Step three, clothe baby sloth in a onesy.
On this day in 1837, the City of Chicago was invented.
V.21 No.7 |
The Daily Word in Hitler, Porsche, Brigitte Bardot, Israel vs. Iran and VLC Player 2.0
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Feb 19 2012 11:01 AM ]
Is Santa Fe's art gallery industry going downhill?
Who wants to see Brigitte Bardot in a bikini?
Awesome 1965 documentary featuring Buster Keaton.
There is a new version of the (open source) VLC media player and it is kick-ass.
Learn about "jiggle keys."
Edison was a hard-ass when it came to hiring employees. Check out some sample questions from the tests he gave prospects.
V.20 No.41 |
The Daily Word in Republican Debates, Prisoner Exchange and Strip Searches
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Oct 19 2011 9:38 AM ]
Turkish troops enter Iraq after Kurdish attacks kill 26 Turkish soldiers.
Tea Party leaders asks small businesses to stop hiring people until Obama stops his war against business.
Prisoner exchange in Israel.
Lions, tigers and bears on the loose in Ohio after zookeeper commits suicide.
Officer-involved shooting in Grants.
Doctors say you should never use bumper pads in infant cribs.
Strip search called for at the World Scrabble Championship after a letter goes missing.
Bill Gates to testify in Windows 95 antitrust case. Wait, what?
For fretful parents only: how to diagnose your toddler with ADHD.
Ten things debt collectors won't tell you.
New Zealand Mom spreads STD rumor to sabotage daughter's rival.
This day in history: wind power edition.
Eighteen years after his death, River Phoenix's final movie will be released.
How Barnes & Noble is wrecking comics.
The Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years.
Movember is almost upon us.
Horror nerds are the worst type of nerds, right?
Harry Belafonte falls asleep during interview.
True Blood adds new
V.20 No.35 | 9/1/2011
The Daily Word in bile-harvesting bear farms, Mike Vick’s shiny new contract, and impalement by pruning shears
By Adam Fox [ Tue Aug 30 2011 10:30 AM ]
Oh, damn. Israel sends two warships to the Egyptian border after rumors of a possible attack.
I don’t know how you impale yourself with pruning shears, but it can’t be pleasant.
Social networking helps balloon this Colorado State University megaparty to nearly 4,000 people.
CBS takes full opportunity of the obvious joke, but TSA agents find exotic snakes in a passenger’s pants.
Climate change also makes people, not just the weather, substantially more batshit crazy.
Chinese doctors call for bile-harvesting bear farms to be closed. Wow.
One of New Mexico’s finest is caught on camera having sex with a woman on the hood of a car.
The damage caused by Hurricane Irene, in incredible pictures.
The hurricane caused 38 deaths and left 3.3 million people without power.
Former dog fighter and current NFL QB Michael Vick gets a $100 million contract from the Philadelphia Eagles.
It’s funny when the frontman of Maroon 5 lashes out against MTV for not being about “music.”
A Big-style fortune teller is found in a Montana restaurant.
Obama’s uncle Onyango Obama is stopped on suspicion of drunk driving, then tells police he wants to dial the White House.
V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
U.S. Boat to Gaza
Freedom Flotilla II
New Mexico activists join 22-country protest fleet
By Elise Kaplan
The accounts of the U.S. boat to Gaza read like a Bond movie. There are nefarious bureaucratic restrictions from foreign governments, boat chases on the Mediterranean Sea, hunger strikes and Greek jails. Among 37 U.S. activists were Ken Mayers and Linda Durham from Santa Fe.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Desert Rose Playhouse
Rocky Horror New Mexico welcomes audiences back for its 15th season with a live shadow cast of the film.
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