V.24 No.28 | 07/09/2015
The Daily Word in another Forrest Fenn buried treasure clue, El Chapo and Blue Bird flour
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 14 2015 9:36 AM ]
New clue for those hunting alleged Forrest Fenn treasure: "the treasure chest is wet".
Read about the Cortez, Colorado flour company that exists thanks to fry bread.
There is a big, new dog park on Albuquerque's West Side.
There is a Donald Trump buttplug.
Mexican President Pena Nieto is eating his words since the escape of El Chapo Guzman.
Most rad recorder playing and maybe the best story Gawker has ever published. Except that Rob Ford thing.
Much of Oregon is doomed.
It looks like there's a deal that will lift sanctions in Iran and eliminate any Iranian nuclear weapons development.
V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
The Daily Word in murder, women and small-town crimes.
By Renee Chavez [ Thu Jun 18 2015 1:25 PM ]
Who is Dylann Roof?
Dozens more women and children murdered by Boko Haram in Niger.
What does the beginning of Ramadan look like around the world?
Iranian women might be allowed to watch volleyball matches again!
11-year-old is youngest US Chess Master.
Move over Alexander Hamilton.
First rape clinic for men and boys opens in Sweden.
Espanola Valley Fiesta Queen’s crown stolen.
Despicable T or C officer shot a dog seven times.
V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015
The Daily Word in evolution, extinction and the Department of Love.
By Renee Chavez [ Thu May 28 2015 2:05 PM ]
Australopithecus deyiremeda is your newest evolutionary ancestor.
STDs are just another reason hookup apps are gross.
The proud name of FIFA is being “dragged through the mud”.
The Iranian Dept. of Love has a new dating website.
A new childrearing battle has arisen: Cat Dad vs. Tiger Mom.
“We’re beautiful like diamonds in the sky.”
We’ll all die eventually but true extinction won’t happen for awhile.
LOL LOL LOL! Wedgie isn’t the only slang in the dictionary now.
Just another reason why dogs are the best.
V.24 No.9 | 02/26/2015
The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu
By Samantha Anne Carrillo and Lisa Barrow [ Tue Mar 3 2015 2:20 PM ]
What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?
Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?
Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."
GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.
V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
The Daily Word in bitcoins, bugs and brain tumors.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Mar 3 2014 10:57 AM ]
Russia is becoming a real problem.
Sleep and longevity are closely linked.
You should eat more bugs.
Iranian law allows for creative sentencing.
How’s that bitcoin thing working for you?
Watch a cute panda cub play with a ball.
Try this new deep-fried confection.
Pecans like this weather, at least.
Texting while driving is now illegal in New Mexico.
Rio Rancho votes tomorrow.
What’s happening today?
Happy birthday, James Doohan.
V.23 No.2 |
The Daily Word in assisted suicide, an APD shooting settlement and Third Reich space aliens are running the United States
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 14 2014 8:01 AM ]
"Human Waste Disposal" APD cop Economidy cost the city about $300,000 by justifiably shooting a man three times in the back.
A New Mexico District Judge's decision paves the way for changes to the state's assisted suicide law.
Farmington has Blue Meth. It's real, but of low quality apparently.
An Iranian news agency is reporting that a new Snowden leak proves that since 1945 the US has been run by the same space aliens that comprised the Third Reich.
Here are some laughably misogynistic ads of yore.
Meet the "Swiss Cheese Pervert."
There was an argument over texting in a theater that ended in a fatal shooting.
Ford is going to start making aluminum trucks.
-Look! A woolly pig.
Another Juggalo lawsuit against the FBI. And DOJ.
It appears that the DEA has been backhandedly assisting the importation of muchas drogas into the US.
Kanye West punched a guy in Kim Kardashian's chiropractor's office.
V.22 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's split, a two-headed pig and Senate battles
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 13 2013 10:52 AM ]
Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson has vanished in Iran, and according to AP, he was doing some work for the CIA.
The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out in the Senate … well, not physically.
Authorities say up to four people were stabbed outside the Sports Authority Field after the Denver Broncos lost to the San Diego Chargers.
A SWAT “situation” has ended peacefully after shots were reported at a home in Rio Rancho.
An Albuquerque school bus driver has been accused of punching a student in the face as he was headed home from Eisenhower Middle School.
The City has paid $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by APD in 2011.
Rio Grande High School transformed its gym into Italy for one of its students who has been battling leukemia for the past year.
You ever see a two-headed pig? I wouldn't recommend it.
V.22 No.15 |
The Daily Word in Alamogordo's Africanized bees, rat-sized snails, a cow infestation and boobs
Remembering the Dingo Bar
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 16 2013 8:25 AM ]
The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.
Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.
There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.
There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.
A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.
A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.
Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.
It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.
Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.
20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.
V.22 No.4 |
The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon
Death of a Player
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 29 2013 8:21 AM ]
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.
Great story behind this super-rare coin.
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
The Daily Word in a female president, Japan gun laws, APS suspensions
By E.J. Maliskas [ Wed Dec 19 2012 11:58 AM ]
South Korea elects first female president, conservative Park Geun-hye.
The sky (of The Pit) is falling!
Penn State scandal voted top sports story of the year (again).
APD officer arrested and accused of theft.
Tebow’s sad, sad story.
American pastor imprisoned in Iran while visiting family.
Rumors of school violence lead to 7 suspensions at Manzano High School.
Those darn foxes getting their heads stuck in everything.
A menagerie of adorable things that happened in 2012.
How gun control works for Japan.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
The Daily Word in Bun Stabbers, Monkey Smugglers and baby turtles.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Sep 11 2012 9:28 AM ]
It’s September 11.
Wrestler Jerry Lawler collapses.
Attack of the Bun Stabber.
Scientology is mad at Vanity Fair.
Night of the Monkey Smuggler.
Iran unveils the Meshkat missile.
Everybody loves funny pictures.
I repeat, everybody loves funny pictures.
These are real sci fi children’s books. Not really.
Here’s a gentleman they say chased some kids with a chainsaw right here in town.
I’m a big fan of little turtles and promise not to touch my mouth.
Happy Birthday Virginia Madsen.
V.21 No.32 |
The Daily Word in DREAMers, voters, bleeders and truckers
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Aug 15 2012 10:08 AM ]
Today qualified young immigrants can begin applying for permits to avoid deportation.
Federally subsidized programs on Mitt Romney's fiscal hit list: Amtrak, PBS, arts, humanities.
Democratic voter registration is down in eight key "battleground" states with an uptick in registered independents.
Dusty Pop Art collection in Iran permitted to see the light of day.
Ailing Russian Kalishnikov factory buoyed by U.S. gun buyers.
Univision calls for inclusion of Latino perspectives in presidential debates.
Visine poisoning > diarrhea = jail.
Staying out of the woods because Aunt Flo is visiting and you're scared of getting mauled by a bear? Fear no more, says National Park Service.
Corrales votes down gun restrictions.
Horse slaughter plant plans nixed.
New Mexico trucking company tries to avoid workers comp payments, gets called out by Tennessee high court.
The Daily Word in new Flickr bug, meat fights, recycling compactor survival skills
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Aug 13 2012 10:20 AM ]
I think they should make a movie about this new insect species discovered via Flickr.
The 1904 Olympic marathon was super, super weird.
Man sues secutiry company after he was accused of tagging and then pepper-sprayed in Santa Fe.
How to dump alcohol in mass quantities.
At least 250 dead after Iran is hit with two earthquakes.
This super drunk guy survived being crushed in a recycling truck compactor twice.
Two female co-workers at a meat processing plant got into a giant fight. Their weapons of choice? Dried meat of course.
These zombie Disney princesses are, in my opinion, a little over-the-top.
I too thought the Olympic closing ceremony was a bit weird.
V.21 No.30 |
The Daily Word in bird-flipping, mayoral flapping and game throwing
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Aug 1 2012 10:03 AM ]
"The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so." R.I.P, Gore Vidal.
Onlookers laugh at the mayor of London stuck on a zip line.
Syrian government forces use warplanes in Aleppo, while rebels employ "heavy weapons, including tanks."
A.P.D. hasn't been adequately tracking their weapons, according to internal audit.
Albuquerque "spice" traced back to China.
Rio Grande Foundation takes the mayor to task for proposed Railyard redevelopment.
Romney's swing state woes.
Olympic badminton players lost on purpose.
A bipartisan deal actually moves forward in Washington, D.C.
The "pepper-spray cop" of UC Davis doesn't work there any more.
Modern human behavior traced back 44,000 years.
Geez, these two are adorable.
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
The Daily Word in Obama cyberattacks, Zombie Apocalypse, Kanye tweets
By Sam Adams [ Fri Jun 1 2012 10:13 AM ]
UN Rights Council looking into mass killings in Syria which many believe to be the work of Syrian government.
Obama’s role in cyberattacks on Iran.
Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run on I-25.
Saturday is Free Fishing Day—no licenses or stamps required.
Looks like John Edwards will walk free.
Details on the Seattle man who killed five in a cafe on Wednesday and then offed himself.
Relatives of the homeless (and now faceless) man who was attacked in Miami didn't know he was still alive. In related news, a Baltimore student snacks on a man’s brain and heart. Meanwhile, CDC denies Zombie Apocalypse.
Bieber has a thing for walking into plate-glass.
Where to go for free doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.
If you've ever been pissed that your custom-ordered Persian rugs didn't come with the proper cherub imagery, maybe you'll sympathize with these embroidered Kanye tweets.
Invention of the year— spray-bottle Sriracha. Somebody get a patent, stat!
Speaking of inventions, MIT students turn bananas, cat tongues and stairs into computer keys.
This guy should teach New Mexicans to parallel park. Just sayin’.
Bubonicon 47 at Marriott Uptown
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