V.25 No.43 | 10/27/2016
Early Voting Edition
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Nov 2 2016 1:17 PM ]
So you've probably heard of this crazy thing called early voting... ever tried it? I have. It's totally the best. You get hit with a rush of patriotic power, like, as soon as you walk in because you get to vote almost as soon as you walk in.
Seriously, though, I highly recommend it. The longest I've ever had to wait for early voting was maybe three minutes. Compared to what I saw for the primary election earlier this year—crazy long lines and wait times—and, personally, I expect there will more people this time around.
Early voting is easy. You can literally google, “early voting near me” and polling stations near you will come up on your screen. Go here and they'll even tell you what the wait time currently is! If you're concerned about time, your employer legally has to give you time off to vote.
Voting is important, particularly this election cycle. Please vote. And the sooner, the better. Good luck fam. Early voting ends Nov. 5.
V.21 No.51 |
The Daily Word in beauty pageants, bilingual dogs, maple syrup, and a disgraced former APD cop returns to Albuquerque
By Geoffrey Plant [ Thu Dec 20 2012 9:03 AM ]
Rogue APD cop who served part of his lengthy sentence in Pelican Bay is back in town.
Miss Las Cruces resigned her title after being charged with DWI.
A "driving under the influence of marijuana" charge was filed against a man in Washington state.
The President of France came close to apologizing to Algeria for all the crap it went through under French colonization.
Colorado, Mayan apocalypse and the inspiration for Indiana Jones.
Get yer bulletproof backpacks heah!
Authorities in Canada have recovered two thirds of the stolen national strategic maple syrup reserve, arrested three.
Montreal passed a bylaw requiring dogs to respond to commands in both English and French.
Here is a collection of the main title sequences from all the James Bond films.
A huge mall is set to be built in a town of four in Sweden.
Good, if short, NYT Willie Nelson interview.
Andy Richter can help you come out this holiday.
Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway find out who's movie is more depressing.
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.
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.19 No.48 |
The Daily Word 12.08.10: 4chan Defends Wikileaks, Elizabeth Edwards Dies, Chrome Has No CAPSLOCK
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Dec 8 2010 9:38 AM ]
Elizabeth Edwards dies after a six-year battle with cancer.
Obama is defending his agreement to extend the Bush-Era Tax Cuts.
4chan splinter group Anonymous is attacking enemies of Wikileaks.
After 7 months in space, the secret X-37B robot space plane returns.
Bonding-out of Albuquerque jails is getting more expensive.
Attempted kidnapping in Santa Fe thwarted.
Republican Congressman tries to crowdsource an attack on science.
The FBI thinks the new Video Barbie Doll could be used for child porn.
Old Navy sells sweaters with swastika buttons.
Are you a rich jerk who wants to watch first-run movies at home? That'll be $20,000.
Where in America is the perfect place to commit a crime?
Japanese satellite Akatsuki fails to enter Venus' orbit, won't get another chance for seven years.
McDonald's in the Czech Republic is introducing five New York-themed hamburgers.
F/X cancels Terriers. I'll never love again.
John Lennon's final interview is released on the 30th anniversary of his murder.
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