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V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014

Book Review

Urban Jungle

The London Jungle Book

“An artist goes where there is work.” Gond artist Bhajju Shyam went to London and saw it like it’s never been seen before.

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The Daily Word in hot schools in the Midwest, California's Rim Fire and lava lamps

Congress and the White House are still trying to decide whether or not to launch a limited military strike against Syria for using chemical weapons on civilians last month.

One-year-old Antiq Hennis was shot in the head and killed Sunday night in Brooklyn, NY. According to sources, the bullet was meant for this father, Anthony Hennis.

For those who are taking a break this Labor Day and reading Fifty Shades of Grey, the two main stars of the movie adaptation were announced.

California's Rim Fire is still raging, and many fear for the lives of the cattle that graze those lands.

It's getting hot in here, so can I please go home?

The search still continues for missing firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Friday afternoon when he failed to report to his crew at a “pre-planned meeting point” when responding to a fire in the Jemez.

Five people (including two children and a pregnant woman) died this Labor Day weekend in car crashes around the state.

Hey Londoners, go get you some lava lamps. They turn 50 tomorrow!

news

The Daily Word in roll-coaster mishaps, a royal baby and Carlsbad farmers

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.

news

The Daily Word in newspapers, DeLoreans and other nice dreams

Winners of the Albuquerque Walter White lookalike contest.

DA to resume probing officer-involved shootings. (The investigative grand jury process was suspended months ago after criticism that no jury had ever found a shooting unjustified.)

Santa Fe man gets his bass back 10 years later.

The terribly-named band fun. has gotten the most Grammy nominations.

Sen. Michelle Obama?

Gamelan ensemble covers Gang of Four’s “Not Great Men.”

R.I.P., Dave Brubeck.

Shit London photography contest. Awesome.

Some wealthy people are investing in newspapers.

5 things smart people do. 1) make numbered lists of things ....

DeLorean taxi.

Why X-Men continuity is forever hosed.

Also, Benedict Cumberbatch is in the next Star Trek movie as the villain.

China’s first jack-off competition is what it sounds like.

news

The Daily Word in English royalty, Bigfoot, and the "I Dream of Jeannie" guy died

Someone stole a Navajo blanket from a Santa Fe resort.

Slate wrote the least entertaining Bigfoot piece ever.

Boxer Hector Camacho died from his gunshot wounds.

You already knew J.R. died but did you know Larry Hagman was friends with Kieth Moon?

Collection of Larry Hagman clips.

A naked guy spent three happy hours on top of a statue of Prince George in downtown London.

Have the remains of cruel and hunchbacked Richard III been found under a parking lot in Leicester?

One obese squirrel eating a Snickers in a pear tree.

Check out hacker syndicate Anonymous' video message to Karl Rove about stealing the Ohio election.

Here. You need another reason not to patronize Walmart.

Dude Chilling Park.

This is China.

It is now law that people shall wear pants in the streets of San Francisco.

On this day in 1864 aristocratic dwarf Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born.


News

The Daily Word in bird-flipping, mayoral flapping and game throwing

"The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so." R.I.P, Gore Vidal.

Happy Middle-Finger Day!

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.

Israel and U.S. defense secretary ramp up the tough talk about Iran's nuclear program as lawmakers approve more sanctions.

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.

News

The Daily Word in Chick-fil-A, Chick-fil-A, and Chick-fil-A

Student Ghetto residents are trying to stop a townhouse under construction at Garfield and Girard.

The 101 year old Peterson Dam in Las Vegas New Mexico is leaking 60 million gallons of water per year.

Albuquerque's Hope Christian School denied enrollment to a boy because his parents are gay.

Last Thursday Rick Santorum weighed in on the Chick-fil-A controversy. Friday, Sarah Palin ate some Chick-fil-A. Saturday, The Vice President of public relations at Chick-fil-A died. The Mayor of D.C. calls Chick-fil-A "Hate Chicken."

"Little girls point and laugh."

Tourette's syndrome can really make your life complicated.

The Plaid wasn't a particularly loud pattern but I tried to kill him anyway.

Heard of "concierge medicine" yet?

The founder of Amazon has pledged 2.5 million dollars to support marriage equality in Washington.

London's Zil Lanes.

Money awarded to record labels that won their case against Pirate Bay will not be shared with the artists whose rights were being defended.

Kim Jong Eun on a roller coaster.

On this day in 1968, Brian Jones was eating goat cheese and honey, smoking a lot of hash, and recording the Master Musicians of Jajouka.

news

The Daily Word in prosthetic limbs, London cabbies and Tim Tebow

Hillary Clinton warns about a potential terrorist haven in Sinai.

Mark Hamill says Mitt Romney is “not actually human.” You’d have to think Luke Skywalker has an eye for that sort of thing.

Meanwhile, the Obama campaign likens Mitt Romney to Batman supervillain Bane. Bain. Bane. Get it?

The FDA approves the first drug to reduce the risk of HIV infection.

Michael Johnson thinks runners with prosthetic limbs have an unfair advantage.

Hundreds of London cabbies protest the 30 miles of “Olympic Games Lanes.”

Yet another sign 2012 may very well be end times; church groups plan pilgrimages to the Jets’ training camp to see Tim Tebow.

Prostitutes are wreaking havoc on dozens of street signs in New Zealand.

The Albuquerque Police Department reveals mobile surveillance trailers to assist SWAT situations.

I had no idea I needed this Legend of Zelda key holder so badly.

It might pay to complain to DirecTV about their dropping of Viacom’s channels.

Marissa Mayer has been named Yahoo’s new CEO. She became Google’s first female engineer back in 1999.

Happy Birthday, David Hasselhoff!

news

The Daily Word 8.12.11: debate over Republican debate, blanket octopus and the fluctuating Dow Jones.

Plus, kid spends a long time under water and doesn't drown.

Dow Jones sets a record by moving at least 400 points for four consecutive days.

The Pentagon releases names of the 38 people who were in the military transport helicopter shot down by the Taliban last Saturday.

Cleveland serial killer sentenced to the death penalty.

The Guardian thinks Republican debate was a snoozefest, Al Jazeera calls it hard-hitting.

A twelve-year-old rescued off the coast of Washington spent approximately 15 minutes under water and is alive and speaking.

Why we don't stand up and fight back in the U.S.

London teen who predicted riots predicts more.

Security forces open fire on Syrian protestors; killed 11 earlier.

Hawaiian boy catches rare and weird-looking blanket octopus.

The Oatmeal's Minor Differences Part 4, including how American accents sound to the British.


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The Daily Word with an upcoming Anonymous attack, Ted Bundy's blood and a Chinese landlord scorpion attack

Anonymous is gearing up to attack Facebook this November.

The Congressional Supercommittee has been chosen.

North and South Korea exchange fire.

Glen Beck warns that the looting in London will spread to America, even though these looters don't seem all bad.

President Obama can't catch a break.

FBI agent discusses the West Mesa buried bodies case.

Missouri high school bans Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-5.

America is not ready for President Rick Perry.

Recently discovered vial of Ted Bundy's blood may help uncover more murders.

The Onion is starting a paywall.

I guess horsemaning is the new planking, but whatever happened to flanking?

Probably not a good idea to heckle Aziz Ansari.

Chinese landlord releases thousands of scorpions to chase away his tenants.

Thomas the Imperialist Tank Engine.

Ten crazy slow-motion videos.

Does Pluto have rings?

Tim Heidicker (of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) saw a UFO.

Six things that were probably built by aliens.

Happy Birthday Rosanna Arquette!!!

V.19 No.52 | 12/30/2010

Culture Shock

Former Alibi Arts Editor Remembers the Rainbows

Now that I live 5,000 miles away from Albuquerquein London, a city as gray and lusterless as the stereotypeit’s easy to think of all the things I miss: sunshine, foamy beer and green chile chicken enchiladas probably top the list. But the unexpected one, the one that all the artsy hip Londoners would scoff at, is a painting on a building. Sure, London is supposed to be a street-art Mecca and there are tons of pieces all over the place, from Banksy to Space Invader to less well-known artists, but they all lack the kind of life that the Central rainbows embody.

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