V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
The Daily Word in donuts, rabies and the Italian mob
By Constance Moss [ Fri Jun 5 2015 12:41 PM ]
A Texas resident was the first person to have a partial skull and scalp transplant.
Happy Donut Day! Here are a few creative ways to show your love for donuts.
In local news, a Walmart shopper on Coors unknowingly gave a rabid bat-hitchhiker a lift on her motorized wheelchair.
A man broke into a home in Hobbs, baked himself a potato, and did some yard work.
A 91-year-old man backed into a garage door for kicks.
Several dozen politicians and mobsters were arrested in Rome yesterday as the Mayor cracks down on organized crime.
Two years after he blew the whistle on the NSA, Edward Snowden is seeing the fruits of his efforts.
V.20 No.14 |
The Daily Word: Tuition hikes, Beverly Cleary, burka ban, Demi Lovato
By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Apr 13 2011 9:05 AM ]
County official's son killed by APD.
An Arizona bill that would legalize guns in all public and government buildings is almost through the legislature. People in Tucson don't like it.
How is Fukushima NOT like Chernobyl?
Mom drives her minivan and three kids into the Hudson River but lets one boy go.
The first loose-lipped mob boss takes the stand.
President Obama is going to weigh in on the deficit.
Burka ban takes effect in France, and two women have been arrested.
Death toll hits 116 in the mass grave in Mexico.
The Facebook guy is maybe a jerk.
Sugar Ray Leonard eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars."
An interview with author Beverly Cleary (she wrote the Ramona Quimby books), who turned 95 yesterday.
Jenny from the block is People Magazine's most beautiful person.
Hugh Grant spies on a wiretapping tabloid reporter. Revenge!
V.20 No.10 |
The Daily Word: Japan, Politics, Politics, Politics, Hitler, Politics, Boob Jobs, Politics
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Mar 16 2011 8:49 AM ]
Bill O'Reilly says the media is hyping the the nuclear situation in Japan, meanwhile Japanese workers evacuate the troubled nuclear plant. In an unrelated matter, it's being reported that radioactive snow is falling in Japan.
Not a single Republican on the House Energy committee will admit that climate change is real.
N.M. House rejects the Senate's immigrant license bill.
New census data shows Rio Rancho and Los Lunas are New Mexico's fastest growing cities.
Democrats are trying to force Republicans who oppose Obama's health care overhual to publicly declare whether they accept taxpayer-subsidized health care from the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program.
Missouri lawmakers are repealing voter-approved anti-puppy-mill lows.
House committee has nothing better to do than vote to defund NPR and PBS.
Is this what conservatives really want? Georgia governor raises taxes on Girl Scout Cookies, and cuts taxes on multinational corporations. While Michigan's governor cuts corporate tax rate by 86% and raises taxes for the working poor.
A terrible mother filed a lawsuit against her daughter's preschool for inadequately preparing the 4-year-old to pursue an Ivy League education.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is urging his citizens to say no to boob jobs.
Chicago bookstore forced to cancel mafia book signing after threats.
Some of the best walk off moments from 60 Minutes.
Life publishes some never-before seen photos of Hitler.
A tour of the worlds greatest holes.
TV's Buffy The Vampire Slayer premiered 14 years ago this week.
Lean Cuisine meals are being recalled.
Were you a Hee Haw fan or did your parents prefer Soul Train? You can only choose one!
Hey nerds! Read Stan Lee's deposition on the creation of the Marvel universe. Seriously, it's good.
The Gap want's you to haggle for your next pair of pants.
Charlie Sheen's porn star
Stephen King is writing another Dark Tower book.
V.20 No.4 | 1/27/2011
The Daily Word 01.20.10: Garbage hotel, mafia, Gov. Martinez
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jan 20 2011 11:17 AM ]
130 arrested from seven mob families in a mafia crackdown.
This guy’s trying to learn how to speak prairie dog.
How about an extra year to decide about college without losing your lotto scholarship?
Only 70 percent of the population can see 3D movies.
What was served at the “quintessentially American” dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao?
National Republicans may be considering Gov. Martinez for bigger things.
UNM Regent Jack Fortner is sure the governor will reappoint him. Did the $40,000 he donated to her campaign help?
Michelle Obama teams up with Wal-Mart on her healthy food campaign.
A hotel made of garbage! What will the Spanish think of next?
The ladies of death row. (Not the record label.) Wait, why is this a story?
V.19 No.33 |
The Daily Word 08.25.10: Prank In Roswell, Pee-Wee Blogs, Bra Unhooking Champion
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Aug 25 2010 10:21 AM ]
Three arrested in Roswell for a violent hoax.
Arizona prison escapee John McCluskey attempted suicide.
Three teens in Columbia who appeared on a 69-name hit list posted on Facebook have been killed.
Someone tried to sell 4 pounds of yellowcake uranium.
Don't tell my boss listening to music at work is bad for productivity.
Mafia families are texting TV shows to send secret messages to imprisoned members.
Something hit Jupiter this weekend.
A blog completely filled with hungover
I guess my aunt really isn't lazy.
Don't buy those cheap headphones.
Pee-wee! Herman's! First! Ever! Blog! Post!
Here's the trailer for my next favorite TV show.
Why isn't quicksand scary (at least in the movies) anymore?
Blah-blah, blah, Lindsay Lohan, blah-blah-blah, blah.
Handy guide about who and how much to tip.
My new hero can unhook 56 bras in one minute.
10 roadside attractions someone thinks are worth stopping for (I've been to #4–it wasn't all that).
One day soon I'll regret eating a pizza cone.
V.18 No.49 | 12/3/2009
Have Fork, Will Travel
The Borscht Ultimatum
How I almost paid dearly for a bowl of borscht, and how to make it right
By Ari LeVaux
Late at night on a train in Siberia, I had a run-in with the Russian mob over a bowl of borscht.
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