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V.25 No.24 | 06/16/2016

The Daily Word in Drunk Cats, Unfunny Clowns and Little Hands

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My love of bad taste is legendary in these parts, which is why I've been dying to see Jerry Lewis' super secret holocaust movie, The Day the Clown Cried, wherein a German clown leads Jewish children to the gas chambers. Hiyo! Lewis gave the film to the Library of Congress under condition that it not be shown until 2024. Other than short glimpses here and there (and a live staging of the script by Patton Oswald), not many have seen this poorly planned work, but thanks to internet, 30 full minutes have surfaced. Enjoy!

Using neural stem cells, scientists have shown that an aged hippocampus will accept transplanted brain stem cells. That means age-related brain degeneration can probably be reversed. And the stem cells needed might be feasibly harvested from skin cells. This is fucking nuts!

After six months in the International Space Station, three astronauts safely landed back on earth yesterday. British astronaut Tim Peake told reporters, "Best ride I’ve been on ever.”

Just when you thought cat owners couldn't seem lonelier: here comes cat wine! There's no alcohol in this fine feline beverage, just catnip, beet juice and a sad longing for human companionship. At least you don't have to get drunk by yourself anymore.

Yes. Americans Against Insecure Billionaires with Tiny Hands, a sexy new Anti-Trump PAC released their first ad last Wednesday, finally asking the question, "Just how big are Trump's hands, and can such a small-handed man really run a country?"

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V.24 No.42 | 10/15/2015

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The Daily Word in dildos, Christopher Columbus, intelligence and Google

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Albuquerque is one of the few cities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

Through a freak accident, one man was able to buy Google's domain for $12, if only just for a few minutes.

Science can now predict how smart you are.

#CocksnotGlocks: One Texas University protests campus carry law with dildos.

Tail as old as time. Man crashes car while under the influence, then blames dog for driving.

Next time you're in NYC stop by this Will Ferrell themed bar.

Two orphaned sisters are reunited after forty years, while working on the same hospital floor.

On this day, let's remember Columbus for his true legacy. And add the term Columbusing to your dictionary.

V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015

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The Daily Word in dick pics, deadly ice cream, modern day Frankenstein and the Pillsbury Dough Boy

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89 year old Rudy Perez, the creator of the Pillsbury Doughboy, has died.

After much criticism over inaccuracies and lack of fact checking, Rolling Stone has retracted its story on the UVA rape case.

At the risk of stating the obvious, buying breast milk online is a bad idea.

In other creepy dairy news, Blue Bell may taste " just like the good old days," but the old fashioned ice-cream brand has been linked to three deaths in Kansas, and has been pulled from shelves.

John Oliver traveled to Russia for an in-person interview with Edward Snowden. During the interview, Snowden explains how the NSA monitors "sexting," and has probably seen pics of your genitals.

A statue of Snowden has been covertly and illegally erected in a war memorial in Brooklyn.

Here’s how to make a secret phone call.

An Italian neurosurgeon plans to successfully execute a human head transplant in the next two years, and already has a volunteer.

Your Roku box will now let you know when you can stream movies on the cheap.

Happy birthday, Merle Haggard! He turns 78 today.

Thanks to Carl Petersen for the links!

V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015

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The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

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A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!