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V.24 No.11 | 03/12/2015

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The Daily Word in St. Patrick's Day

By Ty Bannerman [ Tue Mar 17 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, March 17,

which is St. Patrick’s Day! So celebrate with a bottle of Killian’s, a bowl of Lucky Charms, a shamrock shake, some green beer, and other things that piss off Irish people.

In fact, most of what you know about St. Paddy’s Day is a lie. A LIE.

Brush up on the real St. Patrick here.

And if you seek authenticity, don’t forget to eat your parsnips!

Maybe you can find some at local Albuquerque restaurants that are celebrating Restaurant Week?

Meanwhile, the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade is, for the first time, allowing an LGBT group to march. That’s right, one LGBT group is allowed to march, and it happens to be made up of employees of NBC, the network that threatened to boycott coverage of the parade if they didn’t.

Finally, dentists are excited about the holiday because so many people get into bar fights that result in the loss of teeth. So support your local dental clinic and mouth off to a drunken leprechaun tonight!

V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014

Book Review

Recovery in Aztlan

Review by Suzanne Buck

The Unholy

Paul DeBlassie III’s The Unholy is a frightening thriller that details the struggle between the forces of good and the forces of evil. Set in the mythical land of Aztlan, DeBlassie’s novel is infused with the scents, sounds, and traditions of the author’s native New Mexico.
V.22 No.47 | 11/21/2013
Saint Valerius

Get Lit

Saints From the Catacombs

By Lisa Barrow
Jewels for eyes, waxen visages, jaws reinforced with filigree and bones laid into wooden armatures to give the impression of corporeal glory—a glimpse into our own Western heritage.
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V.21 No.20 | 5/17/2012
Rep. Paul Ryan

Ortiz y Pino

Budgetary Chutzpah

Paul Ryan’s pitch has got some kind of nerve

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino
Paul Ryan’s pitch has got some kind of nerve.
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V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012

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The Daily Word in awesome Canada, Opposite Day and the sinking ghost ship

By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Apr 6 2012 11:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

Thousands pilgrimage to Chimayó today.

Las Vegas, N.M., fights fracking and bans oil and gas drilling.

Why Canada should be cheered for ditching the penny.

Menacing Easter bunnies.

Kid sells his kidney for an iPhone.

Marine Corps pilot says he played tag with a UFO in the ’70s.

Guy gets naked for Opposite Day.

Jesus appears in duct tape in Albuquerque.

Coast Guard sinks a ghost ship with a cannon.

Ex-Gov. Gary Johnson says making Gov. Susana Martinez the veep pick would be Sarah Palin, Part Deux.

Smallest town in the States sells for only $900,000.

Why Catholics really eat fish on Fridays.

Pit bull takes a bullet for his owner.

Chevy Chase is an asshole.

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V.20 No.47 |

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The Daily Word in Egypt, UFOs and free rides

By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Nov 25 2011 11:04 AM ]
The Daily Word

Turkey-shapes-made-from-other-food competition. David Byrne entered two.

Tavern Taxi will drive you home for free this weekend if you've had a few drinks. Good for anywhere in Bernalillo County. 999-1400.

Black Friday shopping rage.

Businesses struggle on Lead, and road construction through the holiday season could mean local shops won't survive.

More UFO sightings in New Mexico than usual.

Worst movies ever.

Since the Republicans don't want him, ex-Gov. Gary Johnson might go Libertarian.

Sandiago's Mexican Grill cooks up a Thanksgiving feast for foster kids and their families.

Egyptians protest the military regime.

Journalist talks about her assault in Egypt by riot police.

The world's first full face transplant.

The rogue ad man behind Buy Nothing Day and the Occupy movement.

Changes to the Catholic mass.

Famous people who died in 2011.

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