V.21 No.5 |
The Daily Word in the Old Main, supergiant and Anonymous
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Feb 2 2012 11:01 AM ]
U.S. to ease its combat mission in Afghanistan.
Burqueños prison gang exhibits civic pride.
Foreigners stick their foreign fingers in our chile market.
Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Chicano activist, mounted an armed raid to make a citizen's arrest of New Mexico's district attorney in the '60s. He's speaking at the Statehouse today.
Tour the Old Main, home of the lethal 1980 prison riot.
To protect his riches, this wealthy man adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend as his daughter.
Anonymous hacks emails and accuses Ron Paul of being linked to a neo-Nazi group.
Washington the state passes a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.
Komen yanked its funding from Planned Parenthood, so supporters around the country donated enough in a single day to make up the difference.
Baratunde Thurston on how to be Black.
Remember when we sold guns to cartels so we could track them? And then it didn't work out so well?
This cheerleader can dead lift 250.
Meet supergiant—not the band, the amphipod.
Marchers in Egypt protest military mishandling of a soccer riot that killed 74.
The most common regrets of folks at the end of their lives.
Rest in peace:
Sonic Youth collaborator and artist Mike Kelley
"Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius
Poet Wislawa Szymborska
Boxing trainer Angelo Dundee
The man who played Mr. Pitt on "Seinfeld," Ian Abercrombie
V.19 No.51 |
The Daily Word 12.23.10: Warm x-mas, Obama FTW, Ozzy on Gaga
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 23 2010 9:32 AM ]
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.
I Remember When at African American Performing Arts Center
A tribute to Black music through the ages.
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