The Daily Word in a name change for Al Qaeda, government shutdown and no more bookstores
Another government shutdown is looming. (How many times have I written that headline this year?)
Al Qaeda needs a better PR firm.
Ex-Richardson officials appear before grand jury.
Time's person of the year is … sigh.
Government to stop minting $1 coins.
The fifty funniest tweets of 2011.
"If you could rape someone, who would it be?" Asking for a friend.
Listen to Terry Gross make Louis CK cry.
Women should excel from the bedroom to the boardroom, right?
Lady Gaga posed nude for Tony Bennett.
Birthers fly message about Obama's birth certificate over closed dome of football stadium.
Robert Downey Jr. acting venn diagram.
The trailer for Sahsa Baron Cohen's new movie The Dictator is here.
Don't forget the world is supposed to end next month.
Wonder Woman gives herself a breast exam.
John Updike's boyhood home is for sale.
Facebook launches a suicide prevention tool this week.
Longest article I've ever read about pubic hair.
The Daily Word 02.03.11: Freaking cold, Cairo, Mona Lisa
The animals at the zoo are cold.
Lots of broken furnaces.
And plenty of people are without gas.
Violence in Cairo.
Was Mona Lisa da Vinci's boyfriend?
A former first lady or a pop singer will probably be Haiti's next president.
How meditation alters your brain.
Obama talks about his faith.
Keeping little girls extra clean makes them sick.
The Daily Word 12.23.10: Warm x-mas, Obama FTW, Ozzy on Gaga
Hot December. White x-mas.
Is it getting hotter everywhere?
Gustavo Arellano of Ask A Mexican! travels to the birthplace of Taco Bell.
Powder in the stockings. Not snow.
HuffPo slaps WaPo around about the paper's chain of for-profit colleges.
Richardson on Richardson.
North Korea threatens to use nukes.
She refused to cheer for an athlete she said raped her. The Supreme Court will decide if it's a free speech case.
9-year-old chess prodigy.
How Obama turned it around.
Ozzy Osbourne still exists, is sick of Lady Gaga.
Restaurant reviewer's anonymity destroyed as she's kicked out of an eatery.
We used to sleep with other kinds of humans.
The best and worst movies of 2010.
The Daily Word 12.09.10: Gov. Richardson, Slim Thug, Oprah
The Dream Act passed the House last night and got tabled in the Senate today. Dems are stalling to try and gather the votes.
Gov. Richardson’s going to North Korea.
10 weirdest new animals of 2010.
Hackers threaten amazon.com in defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Slim Thug on a plane diverted to Albuquerque because another passenger tried to jump out. Slim Thug Tweets need for sympathy sex due to the ordeal.
$10,000 gasoline heist in Bernalillo caught on tape.
Investigators tell a strange and sad story of ritualized sexual abuse in the East Mountains.
The worst bathroom in N.Y.C.
London tuition protests grow violent.
House Dems reject tax cut deal struck by President Obama.
Some chaplains may resign if Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is repealed.
Another case of parking tickets on a car with a dead body inside.
Howard Stren goes on and on and on. For at least five more years on Sirius.
Oprah’s not even a little bit lesbian.
Tipping has little to do with quality of service.
The Daily Word 03.25.10: Weird Al, Wicca, Analytical Engine
Gov. Richardson vetoes food tax.
Republicans force another vote on health care overhaul bill.
The beloved giraffe who died at the Rio Grande Zoo earlier this week was dismembered, her parts put in a dumpster out back.
Local Wiccans aid police, say lady who stabbed a man in the foothills is not so much about the Wicca way.
How Republicans learned to stop worrying and love climate change denial.
House Democrats targets of vandalism and threats after (initial) health care bill passage.
Please watch this parody of music biopics about parody king Weird Al Yankovic.
I spent an hour-and-a-half this weekend watching clips of '70s "Sesame Street" skits. Here's "The Mad Painter #3."
It's Sarah Jessica Parker's birthday! Square Pegs!