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V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013

news

The Daily Word in Margaret Thatcher, chile law and treasure hunting

By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Apr 8 2013 10:21 AM ]
The Daily Word

Remembering Margaret Thatcher.

The Chernin Group makes $500 million bid for Hulu.

Local pediatrician is dedicated to helping children who are victims of abuse.

In an effort to thwart scalpers, Kid Rock is scalping his own concert tickets.

The New Mexico Chile Advertising Act requires full disclosure on whether the chiles are “New Mexican” or not.

New Mexico treasure hunters beware! You have now been warned that finders may not be keepers.

Facebook to charge for messages sent outside of your network.

“Calvin and Hobbes” get gritty remake in new fan film.

V.22 No.12 | 3/21/2013

news

The Daily Word in Lobos get the three seed, Operation Valkyrie survivor and thumbs up

By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Mar 18 2013 10:37 AM ]
The Daily Word

The number 3 seed Lobos will face Harvard in Salt Lake City.

The release date of Jobs has been pushed back indefinitely.

A body and a bags of bombs were found in a dorm room at the University of Central Florida.

An APD officer was shot yesterday during and investigation near San Mateo and Gibson.

A violin that was played as the Titanic sank has resurfaced.

New Mexico baby receives life saving organ donation days before his first birthday.

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last survivor of the plot to assassinate Hitler has died at age 90.

Record breaking thumbs up!

V.22 No.9 |

news

The Daily Word in illegal hot air balloons, ghost wives, forced to pee in a bucket and more interlock license restrictions

Happy birthday Dean Stockwell

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 5 2013 8:28 AM ]
The Daily Word

Hot air balloons are illegal in Albuquerque, dogs rejoice.

This guy may sue Circle K for allegedly making him pee in a bucket.

A bill headed to the NM Senate takes the state's fight against drunk-driving to a new extreme. I can think of one way to get around this.

Filesharing site Pirate Bay says it has moved operations to friendlier-than-Sweden North Korea.

Another excellent Dangerous Minds rant about Facebook's "broken on purpose" EdgeRank scheme.

Sinkholes around the world and in Albuquerque.

The White House thinks you should be able to unlock your phone or tablet and wants the current law changed.

A town that wanted to put up a statue of Len Bias finds out that most people think of the dead basketball star as a crackhead, not an athlete. Whatever you may think, he was a pivotal figure in the War on Drugs.

These guys have a suitable dead woman that would make a great wife for your dead single brother.

Harrison Ford is going to be in Anchorman 2.

On this day in 1936 Dean Stockwell was born into this big plastic hassle.

V.22 No.7 | 2/14/2013

news

The Daily Word in Santa Fe Fire, Super Bowl blackout and Facebook unfriending

By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Feb 8 2013 10:04 AM ]
The Daily Word

Historic Santa Fe building was up in flames last night.

Super Bowl blackout was traced to a faulty device.

New Mexico lawmakers crack down on a bill against drinking and boating.

A man in Florida stole a towel and then tried to disguise himself as “The Sun”.

Body found on Pajarito Mesa positively ID’ed as missing father of five.

That person that you unfriended on Facebook is scarred for life.

Introducing Monopoly’s newest game piece! (Spoiler Alert: it’s a cat.)

If you didn’t watch the Puppy Bowl, then you missed out on all of this cuteness.

V.22 No.5 |

news

The Daily Word in the hatchet hitchhiker, the UNM groper and Unemployed Reporter Porter

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 5 2013 8:51 AM ]
The Daily Word

The APS board election is today and voters will decide whether or not to approve a large bond that would maintain and improve Albuquerque's schools.

The Laguna man who ran over a cyclist is mad at the victim's family.

UNM now has a grope hot-line.

I can't stop reading UNM Confessions.

People in Denver may petition the city to rid their airport of Luis Jimenez's last sculpture, "Mustang."

The hatchet hitchhiker. More on the hatchet hitchhiker.

Soccer is fixed.

Memo outlines Obama administration's argument that it is legal to kill Americans who are in the upper levels of Al Qaeda or "any associated force."

And now for some bizarre North Korean propaganda.

Unemployed Reporter Porter.

The Troggs lead singer Reg Presley died yesterday.

V.22 No.4 |

news

The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon

Death of a Player

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 29 2013 8:21 AM ]
The Daily Word

A guy was found dead in a motel room at the Value Inn.

Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.

State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.

They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.

The Powerpuff Girls will return to battle their monkey nemesis.

Great story behind this super-rare coin.

That's a big cigar.

Facebook probably owes you ten bucks.

The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.

Dude, what happened?

Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.

RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.

V.21 No.51 | 12/20/2012

news

The Daily Word in weather delays, The Hobbit and Vodka for Elephants

By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 14 2012 10:51 AM ]
The Daily Word

Shooting reported at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Lindsay Lohan’s storage locker could be auctioned off. Cue the Storage Wars jokes!

Some New Mexico schools delayed due to winter storm.

Is The Hobbit not living up to its hype?

Two New Mexico men alledgedly hired to kill Justin Bieber.

Prefer online shopping to braving the holiday crowds? Here are some tips for safer online shopping.

Memorable weather photos of 2012.

Apparently Vodka kept these elephants alive.

A corgi sleigh that is just too cute.

5 foolish Facebook-using criminals.

Stabbing victim found at sobriety checkpoint.

Chunky bracelets aren’t just for wearing anymore.

If you got your loved one a cat for Christmas.

V.21 No.48 |

news

The Daily Word in fat stacks, emo countries and Roasted Turkey Doritos

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 29 2012 9:02 AM ]
The Daily Word

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.47 |

news

The Daily Word in APD probe, Miley's pig and milk for inmates

By Nick Brown and Co. [ Tue Nov 27 2012 10:19 AM ]
The Daily Word

U.S. Justice Department announces it will investigate APD.

APD officer accused of encouraging neighbors to brawl to settle a dispute.

Smoking is dumb for you.

Best prank ever. By which we mean freaking scariest.

Napping baby art.

San Juan County inmates nearly riot over lack of milk at breakfast.

That Facebook privacy notice everyone's posting won't help you at all.

Bigfoot DNA results. Finally.

Albuquerque Authorities name their baby rhino Chopper rather than Bonbornio.

Scared red panda.

PETA gave Miley Cyrus a pig for her birthday. She didn't get it.

Fiona Apple cancels a tour to spend time with her dying pit bull, Janet.

L.A. might ban circuses from having pachyderms. (Also, best Primus song.)

Worst logos ever.

Happy birthday, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix.

V.21 No.46 |

news

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 ]
The Daily Word

Owner of the Los Lunas gun store sponsoring coyote hunt may give the resulting pelts to the homeless.

This Truchas Penitente has a purpose in life.

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.

The Albuquerque Hostess Outlet Stores shelves were nearly empty on Saturday, a widespread phenomenon as Twinkies panic peaks.

Pabst and Twinkies.

You have virtually no digital privacy/rights.

BBC pedophile libel Twitter.

This woman died because Irish law allows NO abortion.

These Israeli soldiers look like they're on a Banana Republic catalog shoot.

D-bag bar promotion.

Tesla was kind of a Nazi.

Earth to Major MacAfee.

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

election

Poor Mitt

Where Are Your Friends When You Need Them?

By Devin D. O’Leary [ Mon Nov 12 2012 1:25 PM ]

It’s all over now but the schadenfreude. Watch Facebook users unfriend Mitt Romney in real time, courtesy of Disappearing Romney. Since losing the election, he’s down more than 100,000 friends—and losing an average of 847 more per hour.

V.21 No.45 |

news

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 ]
The Daily Word

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.

David Petraeus abruptly resigned from his position as director of the CIA after his extramarital affair was exposed by the FBI.

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.

Babushkas who live in the Chernobyl "dead zone."

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.43 |

news

The Daily Word in plankton, clowns, weather, six-toed-cats, and more right wing rape garbage

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 27 2012 9:31 AM ]
The Daily Word

A sort-of in depth article about the looming ABQ Health Partners and Lovelace split.

Watchdog group says a LANL weapons laboratory is dangerous. LANL says it's fine.

The U.S. Department of the Interior named the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad a historic landmark.

Putin said something inappropriate.

Even though he's been found guilty of massive tax evasion, rest assured that Silvio Berlusconi will remain in politics.

This senate candidate said in a debate that if you get pregnant after being raped, it's because God wants it to happen.

Video of a very large group of clowns at a convention in Mexico City.

Here's a bunch of hyperbolic and cliched statements from weathermen and others about Hurricane Sandy.

This large-scale man-made plankton bloom project reminds me of James DeMeo's cloudbusting experiments.

Hot Rod Rosie died.

The descendents of Hemingway's six-toed cats live on in great numbers and sponsored by Pfizer.

Is Beck's still Beck's if it's made in America and doesn't taste like Beck's?

James Bond the Mountie.

How Facebook works now.

Here is a website listing and rating New Mexico's ghost towns.

On this day in 1988 the L.A. Times reported that Larry Flynt allegedly hired a hit man to kill Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra, Bob Guccione, and publisher Walter Annenberg.

V.21 No.40 |

news

The Daily Word in stealing debates, stealing space shuttles, stealing weed, and recovering stolen maple syrup

evening edition

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 6 2012 6:30 PM ]
The Daily Word

Now we have a plan for stealing one of the Space Shuttles.

This is awesome.

Al Qaeda strategy involves lighting forest fires.

Cooking with Christopher Walken.

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.

Forget Gangnam Style, check out this documentary on Mongolian hip hop.

Did Mitt Romney CHEAT at the debate?

Unapologetically pro-Obama.

In Florida, it is against the law to annoy a manatee.

Obviously Bat-Girl is for equal pay for women!

On this day in 2000, Slobodan Milosovic resigned.

news

The Daily Word in debate hangovers

By Tom Nayder [ Thu Oct 4 2012 10:08 AM ]
The Daily Word

Consensus is that President Obama and KitchenAid lost last night's debate, leaving Neil deGrasse Tyson and Big Bird the clear winners.

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?

Happy Birthday Charlton Heston!!!

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