V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in fat stacks, emo countries and Roasted Turkey Doritos
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 29 2012 9:02 AM ]
Someone in Arizona and someone in Missouri bought the winning tickets for the $587.5 million jackpot.
Ask two people in New Mexico to spot you some cash because this morning, they're millionaires.
Feds to probe the culture of APD.
Prompted by religion, a ENMU graduate returned toilet paper he stole from the school years ago.
The world's most emo countries, color-coded.
On Monday, there was no no violent crime in NYC. That anyone knows of.
And fast-food workers there go on strike.
The immortal jellyfish ages backward.
People in India arrested for political Facebook posts.
AP Style Guide—the rulebook for most media—bans the use of "homophobia" in favor of something "more neutral" ... ?
Holiday flavorcountry: Roasted Turkey Doritos.
Down in the dumps? There's a good chance you're going to spend your money foolishly. (Plus: Studies making fun of your spending habits a surefire cure for depression.)
Pro wrestler wants his Romney tattoo erased from his face.
V.21 No.46 |
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.46 | 11/15/2012
The Daily Word in Bob Schwartz, Call of Duty and a garage murder-suicide.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Nov 13 2012 10:13 AM ]
General John Allen is ensnared in Operation Secret Girlfriend.
TS Eliot’s widow Valerie died.
Five are dead in a tragic garage murder-suicide.
The eye in the drain.
What’s Hillary Clilnton’s favorite TV show? Hint: it’s not as funny as Green Acres.
Futuristic bionic hand scares children.
What’s in a crazy person’s suitcase?
Cyber attacks are on the sneaky rise.
Should your church influence your voting?
“Call of Duty” is linked to Call of Not Feeling Well Today (Cough).
A pine marten turns up.
A woman ran over her husband for not voting.
Petitions have been filed for 20 states to secede from the nation. Presumably because Romney didn’t win.
The scary Black Jesus will steal your soul.
Victoria’s Secret apologizes for a tasteless and culturaly insensitive sexy Indian costume.
Look at these cool paper sculptures.
I somewhat disagree with this list of greatest Bond songs.
There’s a body in a burnt car south of Belen.
A man called 911 and confessed to a 1991 murder.
Happy birthday, Dack Rambo.
Thanks to Constance Moss and Susan Petersen for the excellent links!
V.21 No.45 |
The Daily Word: why George Takei is mad at facebook; how Republicans can be surprised at the Obama victory; what happens when weed is legalized in Seattle
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 10 2012 12:14 PM ]
A New Mexico company is selling Breaking Bad bath salts.
The family of Albuquerque attorney Mary Han is suing APD, claiming police screwed-up the investigation into her purported suicide.
Is fracking in Rio Arriba County's future?
Albuquerque city councilors may overturn the minimum wage increase that was approved by voters last week.
George Clooney won the election for Obama.
Seattle Police Department explains the marijuana laws that will go into effect December Sixth.
You will probably not be allowed to hunt giant octopus in Seattle's Puget Sound anymore.
The 2011 World Press Photos contest winners.
Denmark is getting rid of the "fat-tax" that was applied to certain foods last year.
This song celebrating Thanksgiving may cause you to step in front of a bus.
George Takei joins the ranks of Facebook users angry about the money-grubbing EdgeRank filter.
Obama was declared the winner of the presidential contest in Florida.
Does fact checking matter if politicians continue to lie after their fabrications have been exposed?
Republicans were surprised Romney lost because they believe Rush Limbaugh and Fox news.
On this day in 1969 Sesame Street premiered.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
The Daily Word in lawmaker cam, Taco Bell and Puerto Rico
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 8 2012 10:18 AM ]
APS bosses get raises, teachers pissed.
Legislators suspicious of Gov. Martinez filming them in the Roundhouse.
Taco Bell unveils baked potato wrapped in a tortilla.
State cop takes a woman into custody and then has sex with her in his patrol car on their way to jail. No charges are filed.
Guy slices his tongue to get his wife back.
The Tea Party says it’s Romney’s fault.
Your brain and music.
Welcome to Middle-Earth Airlines.
Diane Sawyer, drinking wine, taking meds, making coke jokes.
The worst appearances of musicians in sci-fi movies.
Google unveils JAM, which is, roughly, Garage Band. Here’s other stuff Google has wasted money on.
For balance: Forgotten Apple products of yore.
For x-mas, please buy me a petri dish ornament.
Puerto Rico is thinking it wants to be a state.
Neil Gaiman writes some “Doctor Who,” tries to salvage the glory of the Cybermen.
V.21 No.44 |
The Daily Word in early voting, found kitty, The Lone Ranger
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Nov 5 2012 8:48 AM ]
Nearly half of eligible voters in Bernalillo County have already filled out ballots. Yay for crazy-easy early voting!
Ever heard of the Redskins rule? Apparently it means Romney is going to win.
Cat lost in family move from Oregon to Louisiana was found in Gallup.
NY-NJ area bracing for more bad weather.
John Cusack to produce and star in Rush Limbaugh film.
10-year-old Mescalero boy cast as Tonto in The Lone Ranger.
No more living in the woods in New Mexico.
IMDB's top 250 movies in 2.5 minutes (some language NSFW).
The perfect time for suffrage postcards.
Why it's important to resist celebrating Christmas too early in the year.
Another fake-o Bigfoot sighting.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are having a wee one.
The Daily Word in apologies, bionics, slang and wrongful termination
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Nov 4 2012 7:26 AM ]
Gary Johnson's girlie campaign poster.
Rio Rancho wants to make it illegal to feed pigeons.
This guy is going to climb a Chicago skyscraper with a bionic leg.
Handing out razors on Halloween.
Waste the rest of your day on this enormous, UK-centric online dictionary of slang.
The Italian Captain who abandoned the Costa Concordia is suing for wrongful termination.
Scotland Yard is now calling Jimmy Saville Britain's most prolific serial sex offender.
Miguel Bloombito, fake Mayor Bloomberg Twitter account.
On this day in 1946, Robert Mapplethorpe was born.
V.21 No.44 | 11/1/2012
Your Guide to Election Night 2012
By Devin D. O’Leary
Starting early in evening, your television will be a sea of pundits in red or blue ties showing off a string of slowly accruing exit poll numbers and electoral college counts. Devin O’Leary provides a few basic tips on how to survive without going crazy.
V.21 No.43 |
The Daily Word in Sandy reactions, Route 66 housing project, zombie training
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Oct 29 2012 9:41 AM ]
Be careful with those fake contact lenses this Halloween.
Former Route 66 motel to undergo renovations for conversion into AIDS housing project.
CNN did a series of blog posts on the faiths of the presidential candidates.
Is that your real name?
Prescribed burn in SF National Forest may cause smoke over Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.
Ginormous fishing Gollum statue makes me want to fly to New Zealand real bad.
Police in Tulsa say a man being booked into a county jail had a woman's ear in his pocket.
Military zombie training is no joke.
V.21 No.42 | 10/18/2012
The Daily Word in a Klingon wedding, Lance Armstrong, Sandia fire
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Oct 22 2012 10:58 AM ]
Swedish couple makes history by partaking in what is believed to be the first Klingon-style wedding ceremony.
Chimney Fire in the Sandias is 25% contained.
Good news for Breaking Bad fans: AMC is back on Dish Network.
Lance Armstrong officially stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
Lobos are 4 and 4 after a surprising loss to the Air Force Falcons.
We think Adele had a baby.
This über hipster put out an ad seeking a person in an owl costume to watch over her as she sleeps.
Beluga whale mimics human sound patterns.
Former Albuquerque city worker is accused of killing a state representative’s son.
Teen arrested for attempting to rob a Wal-Mart ... oh, and she brought her 6-year-old brother along too.
Ah, election tweets.
Honesty really is the best policy.
V.21 No.40 |
The Daily Word in stealing debates, stealing space shuttles, stealing weed, and recovering stolen maple syrup
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 6 2012 6:30 PM ]
Now we have a plan for stealing one of the Space Shuttles.
Al Qaeda strategy involves lighting forest fires.
Grandmother protects her weed crop by confronting thieves with bear-spray.
People think you have to know someone in order to get a local government job, and they're right.
People think it's conceited for Taos officials to name public buildings after themselves, and they're right.
"I pooped the question. She said yes."
Police are following up on leads as some of Canada's stolen strategic maple syrup reserve surfaces.
Watch (and cry) as these former lab-chimps go outside for the first time.
In Florida, it is against the law to annoy a manatee.
On this day in 2000, Slobodan Milosovic resigned.
The Daily Word in debate hangovers
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Oct 4 2012 10:08 AM ]
Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.
White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.
Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.
Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.
Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.
Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.
Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.
What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?
Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.
Can a new font help dyslexic readers?
V.21 No.39 |
The Daily Word in Insane Clown Posse, Iggy and The Stooges, The Thing With Two Heads, and The Army.
Why Tylenol bottles are so hard to open
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Sep 29 2012 9:41 AM ]
Someone is passing counterfeit hundies in Deming.
Gary Johnson continues to fight for inclusion in the presidential debates.
The Vatican calls the recently discovered Jesus-wife papyrus a fake.
Sam the Record Man died last week.
Thirty years ago the first Compact Discs were released.
"They didn't have volunteers stepping up and saying yeah, I'll breathe zinc cadmium sulfide with radioactive particles."
The latest on Insane Clown Posse's suit against the FBI.
This man may have killed his girlfriend because she woke him up in the middle of the night.
Most awesome movie death-scene in the entire history of cinema.
It's the thirtieth anniversary of the Tylenol murders.
V.21 No.40 | 10/4/2012
The Daily Word in dog cop, Hoffa and Morrisey
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 27 2012 11:02 AM ]
27-year-old Abiquiú writer wins $53,000 on “Jeopardy.”
A KRQE interview with Chris Johnson, co-ower of the Weekly Alibi who also founded The Onion.
Schools around town give Breathalyzer tests to see if students are drunk.
In Vaughn, N.M., the only member of the police force is a dog.
How to casually exit a semitruck smash.
Is the Earth trying to shake us off?
British words creeping into American English.
What’s the deal with gluten?
Samuel L. Jackson curses his way through a children’s story in the name of politics.
Hand gestures can tell you what’s really going on.
Police look for Jimmy Hoffa under a driveway in Detroit.
Romney can’t keep his lines straight on health care.
Mexican navy captures top Los Zetas guy.
A letter from teenage Morrisey about how the Ramones are rubbish.
V.21 No.32 |
The Daily Word in ICP vs. FBI, Demonoid vs. The Man, and grieving parents vs. the estate of Ryan Dunn
Happy birthday, Hulk Hogan
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 11 2012 10:01 AM ]
Special effects creator Carlo Rambaldi died.
New Mexico's medical board passed new and strict rules governing the prescribing of pain medication.
Insane Clown Posse is suing the F.B.I. for classifying Juggalos as "gang members."
Photo gallery of turn of the century Utah saloons and breweries.
The Department of Veterans Affairs generates way too much paperwork.
Dead Jackass Ryan Dunn's estate is being sued.
About half of all New Mexico state workers will receive retroactive pay raises totaling nearly $20,000,000.
I didn't hear about the naked Randy Travis/Trans Am thing until today.
Someone in Spokane is making huge pyramids out of recreation area picnic tables.
I've always wanted a Dream Machine and here's some for sale.
Arguably the best torrent site on the web, Demonoid had their Ukrainian offices raided last week.
Neil Heywood murder trial details read like a cheap novel.
On this day in 1953, Hulk Hogan was born.
2nd Annual South American Folk Fair at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
South American arts and crafts vendors, dancers and musicans pay homage to Andean communities.
Albuquerque Wine Festival at Balloon Fiesta Park
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