V.24 No.38 | 9/17/2015
The Daily Word in cryogenics, sperm, parodies and Madonna
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Sep 14 2015 1:40 PM ]
This re-imagined Super Mario video shows, in simplest terms, what refugees fleeing to Europe face.
Burning Man may sue Quiznos over their parody ad mocking the festival.
Talk about a brain freeze! One young woman decided to freeze her brain after she died in hopes of using it in the future.
V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015
The Daily Word in shark attacks, festival mishaps and space porn
By Constance Moss [ Mon Jun 15 2015 11:52 AM ]
In the capital of Georgia, flooding killed a dozen people and freed zoo animals to run wild in the streets.
Two teens lost limbs in separate shark attacks on a North Carolina beach over the weekend.
Here are some pointers for eating seafood.
You can finally have a conversation with your sex doll.
You can be fired for being a stoner in Colorado even though it's legal.
In local news, a Heights Summerfest attendee was struck by an drone.
The singer of Smash Mouth flipped out on a bread-throwing audience member in Fort Collins and threatened to "beat the fuck" out of him.
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
The Daily Word in gay heroes, concussed athletes and Queen Elizabeth
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 22 2015 2:21 PM ]
X-Men hero is revealed to be gay.
Happy Birthday to Queen Elizabeth!
The difference between life and death is 2 degrees Celcius.
NFL is going to lose big with $1 billion payout to concussed players.
Inmates are artists, too.
Kids’ cancer camp in NM is struggling to stay open.
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
By Devin D. O’Leary
Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Pigments and Ailments
Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival
By Zachary Kluckman
Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
V.22 No.29 |
The Daily Word in roll-coaster mishaps, a royal baby and Carlsbad farmers
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 22 2013 11:20 AM ]
Something royal this way comes ...
Police have identified one of three murder victims in East Cleveland, and they've charged 35-year-old Michael Madison with three counts of aggravated murder.
German roller-coaster manufacturer is sending experts to Arlington, Texas to investigate the death of a victim who died while riding the Texas Giant over the weekend.
Mohammed Morsi, recently ousted president of Egypt, has gone missing, and family claims he was "abducted by army."
Police are investigating the drowning of 19-year-old Matthew Mares in Los Lunas that happened over the weekend.
APD to testify today in court in a wrongful death lawsuit in relation to the shooting of 27-year-old Christopher Torres in 2011.
Carlsbad farmers could possibly receive less than half the water allotted to them from a network of wells that pump groundwater into the Pecos river.
In a nutshell: If you fake cancer and take $9,000 in donations from your community, then you're probably gonna go to jail.
V.22 No.22 |
The Daily Word in China's fire, the Chavez case and bites on the buttocks
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 3 2013 10:08 AM ]
You have the right to remain silent, now take this cotton swab and swirl it around your mouth for a spell.
Michael Douglas says that you can get throat cancer from an STD. Who'd have thought?
A fire at a poultry plant in Dehui, China kills 119 and injures 50.
Three storm chasers killed in Oklahoma; among them was veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras.
After a lengthy SWAT standoff, police have arrested a father and son in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Sunni Reza.
New Mexico fire crews hope to have two fires (Pecos and Tres Lagunas) fully contained by the end of Monday.
The Levi Chavez trial breaks ground almost six years after the shooting of his wife, Tera Chavez.
Tonight, we say "NO!" to fireworks!
Man arrested for aggravated battery after biting his wife's butt.
V.22 No.21 |
The Daily Word in Amanda Bynes' twitter rant, Navajos saying no to uranium and Buffalo man screwing the IRS
By Mark Lopez [ Mon May 27 2013 12:04 PM ]
Okay ... would not have wanted to be on Flight 132 this morning ...
Shootings in Chicago over the weekend leave six people dead.
Amanda Bynes wants to sue NYPD, and hopefully get a new hair stylist.
Is that uranium? Sorry, we can't do it ...
So, I know you've passed, but do you still need someone to file your taxes for you? The IRS won't know what's up.
"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul got married this weekend.
V.21 No.42 | 10/18/2012
The Daily Word in apples, tuna and hamburgers.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Oct 15 2012 12:53 PM ]
A man was cooked to death in a tuna factory.
The world’s greatest dad in pictures.
A home invasion prank turned tragic.
There’s been an increase in birth defects in Iraq.
Call the sexy meningitis hotline.
I can’t stop thinking about hamburgers.
Enjoy these ghost photos.
Albuquerque is experiencing 18% office vacancy.
Calibers is conducting a coyote killing contest.
There was a crazy house party on Atrisco.
Happy birthday Penny Marshall.
V.21 No.23 |
The Daily Word in shady behavior, hard time(s) and pseudo-utero
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jun 13 2012 8:22 AM ]
The World Health Organization says diesel exhaust fumes cause lung cancer.
The arrest of seven Zetas drug cartel members from Mexico may reveal links to money laundering via horse breeding and racing in several U.S. states, including New Mexico.
The worst recent surge of killings in Iraq renews fears about sectarian violence.
Former assistant of Gabrielle Giffords will take her place in Congress after beating out conservative opponent.
Handy tip: Don't keep $1.25 million in envelopes around your apartment if the Russian security state is on your ass.
George Zimmerman's wife is now in trouble with the law, too.
A newly formed public-interest reporting organization aims "to foster a stronger journalistic culture in our state."
Jay McCleskey, top advisor to Gov. Susana Martinez, obtained names and email addresses of non-union public school teachers on behalf of her political action committee. Why McCleskey wanted the list isn't clear. It's against the law for state employees to contribute to the work of PACs.
Joy Junction emergency shelter is set to expand in the midst of what its CEO calls a statewide "crisis" of homelessness.
Scientists were shocked to find algae thriving under Arctic sea ice.
Stress of contemporary life got you on the rails? Self-soothe by crawling back into the (recycled-fiber) womb.
Stevie Wonder joins the Albuquerque Isotopes! (Don't get as excited as I did at the prospect.)
V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
Declaration of War
Visually quirky French drama finds love, humor and drama in a child’s battle for life
By Devin D. O’Leary
A young mother holds her son’s hand as he’s fed into an MRI machine. The camera zooms in on her eye. As the mournful orb begins to fill the screen, the image is intercut with shots of a loud house party. The mother, even younger, hangs out in a crowded living room—a beer in her hand, raucous punk rock blaring around her. You wouldn’t think a despondent drama about a terminally ill child would be an excuse to make with the visual razzle-dazzle. But writer-director-actress Valérie Donzelli takes a number of unexpected paths with her involving feature, Declaration of War.
V.20 No.46 |
The Daily Word in football, ScarJo and the Vatican
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 17 2011 9:01 AM ]
UNM hires ex-Notre Dame coach Bob Davie to be Lobo football's new boss.
APD fires belly-bumping officers who kicked a suspect in the head on video.
The toast sandwich is two pieces of bread around a slice of toast. It's the 150-year-old brainchild of Victorian food writer Mrs. Beeton.
Art? Or stalking 14-year-old girls?
Avoid penile cancer by abstaining from bestiality.
Sexuality as a force for good.
Mom of Sandusky's adopted son has concerns.
Clothing company folds under Vatican pressure and removes an ad showing the pope kissing an imam.
Google's getting into the music store biz. But there's no Prince. And no Zeppelin.
Katy Perry's Milli Vanilli flute fail.
Norwegians raise a viking ship using viking tools.
Is ScarJo a beard?
Some places in the world remain untouched by Facebook.
V.20 No.39 | 9/29/2011
Tearjerking bromance asks, “Can you make a chick flick for dudes?”
By Devin D. O’Leary
At some point in their career, even the wackiest of comedians feel the urge to wring laughs from the least funny, most sentimental of situations. Adam Sandler dabbled in it with Funny People, playing a standup comedian with a terminal blood disease. Robin Williams, on the other hand, has wallowed in the maudlin so many times (Patch Adams, et al), he’s like a pig in mud. Most infamously of all, slapstick king Jerry Lewis wrote, directed and starred in a film so tonally at odds with itself (1972’s The Day the Clown Cried, about a circus clown at a Nazi death camp) that it’s never even seen the light of day.
V.20 No.7 |
The Daily Word 02.23.11: The Amazonian Guard, Hipster Princesses, The Honey Badger Takes What It Wants
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Feb 23 2011 9:47 AM ]
State Rep. James Smith wants to repeal the medical marijuana program.
Judge upholds health-care reform law.
Republican governors may be busy trying to crush unions, but no too busy to be pranked.
Researches link cellphone use to changes in brain activity.
Rahm Emanuel will be Chicago's next foul-mouthed mayor.
Comedian Rush Limbaugh calls Michelle Obama fat.
Determined researcher discovers large order of fries doesn't have many more than the medium size.
R.I.P. comic book writer Dwayne McDuffie.
Banksy won't be at the Oscars this weekend.
US troops in Afghanistan finally get their shitty Pizza Hut pizza back.
I was into the Hipster Disney Princesses before they were cool.
Scuba inventor dead at the age of 93.
Netflix signs a deal with CBS to stream shows like Star Trek and The Twilight Zone.
After initially condemning Kinect hackers, Microsoft announces a official SDK for the device.
Explore the secrets of spider anatomy.
I miss the 80s: here's list of rated R movies that got cartoon spin-offs.
Chinese gamer dies after three-day bender.
V.20 No.7 | 2/17/2011
Walker stops in Burque today during trek across the country
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Feb 17 2011 4:51 PM ]
BJ Timoner has been hoofing it across the country to raise money for the fight against pancreatic cancer. As of Feb. 1, he’d gone about 648 miles and raised $13,500 for The Lustgarten Foundation. All of the proceeds go directly to the foundation for research, Timoner assures on his website.
Bees and Seeds Festival at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
Second annual fest with eco-friendly vendors, food trucks, artists and professional beekeepers. Free plants available courtesy of Red Tractor Farm.
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