V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Merchants of Doubt
If facts have a liberal bias, then emotions love conservatives
By Devin D. O’Leary
Merchants of Doubt shines a light on the tactics lobbyists, PR firms and spin doctors use to convince us that cigarettes are healthy and climate change doesn’t exist.
V.23 No.46 |
The Daily Word in immigration, bombs and a reincarnated marine
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Nov 14 2014 9:17 AM ]
In Myanmar, President Obama gave a talk on immigration and said he can't “stand by” and wait for Congress to act.
A Dallas teacher was forced to resign after posting “racially charged” tweets laced with derogatory statements about the Michael Brown shooting.
According to the Pew Research Center, 40 percent of new marriages in the US are remarriages.
Police in Los Angeles arrested 23 people outside a Walmart who were protesting low wages and “its retaliation against employees who pushed for better working conditions.”
A woman who owns a horse ranch in Placitas found a dead horse in a storage room on the facility. It's not exactly The Godfather, but it's enough to make you lose your lunch.
Seven years later, the case of the missing man who left his severed penis on a doorstep is still unsolved.
A former teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools and two principals are being sued for a string of sexual abuse allegations.
Some kids see ghosts. Some kids have imaginary friends. This one thinks he's a reincarnated marine.
V.23 No.21 |
The Daily Word in Detroit carjackers, New Mexico oil and a jailhouse stripper
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 23 2014 9:33 AM ]
A postage stamp honoring Harvey Milk, a gay civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978, has been unveiled.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert thinks states not defending same-sex marriage bans is “the next step toward anarchy.” If that's the case, chaos couldn't be sweeter.
Google is creating a tablet with “advanced vision capabilities.” If it doesn't make you invisible, I don't care.
Last night, Albuquerque police shot and killed a man who is suspected of attacking a woman and then stabbing a good samaritan who tried to help her.
According to New Mexico State Police, at least six people died in a car crash involving multiple vehicles on I-10.
The oil industry is drawing more folks to certain parts of New Mexico.
Birdland, a local store in Nob Hill, was broken into yesterday morning, apparently another in a series of Nob Hill businesses that have been “compromised.”
After Miami police arrested a strip club employee, she decided to give them a show right in the jail cell.
V.22 No.27 |
The Daily Word in BP appeals case, Roswell and Google Doodle and superhero villains
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 8 2013 10:18 AM ]
BP Lawyer cites "irreparable injustices" in how settlement payments are being handled.
Officials probe why a jet that crash landed in San Francisco was flying too slow before it hit the runway.
Authorities search for 40 missing people after a train blast in Quebec town that killed five.
Michael Allen speaks out in speculation over whether Albuquerque police could have spared his brother, Vincent Wood, who was shot multiple times on Friday night.
Albuquerque remembers Austin Hudson-LaPore.
Google Doodle and Roswell? Oh, we're there!
City planners want to make Central a little snazzier! Neon signs anyone?
V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012
The Daily Word in earthquakes, a jailed Zimmerman and Lil B
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Apr 12 2012 12:20 PM ]
A series of earthquakes in the U.S. was likely caused by fracking wastewater.
An earthquake in Indonesia leaves the country relatively uninjured.
The guy who plays Pinkman on “Breaking Bad” has been robbed in ABQ twice.
In Sunland Park, you can’t tell who donated to a campaign.
Two APD officers who were fired for misconduct could end up back on the job.
Zimmerman makes his first court appearance and will stay in jail.
Trayvon Martin’s family talks about the second-degree murder charge announced yesterday.
J.K. Rowling’s writing a book for adults.
Lil B’s 90-minute lecture at NYU.
This leaf may be able to easily wean opiate addicts off their drug. But the herbal remedy may soon be banned in the U.S.
Our oil’s coming from new countries.
The photos that created America’s child labor laws.
Debate about women, motherhood and work plays out between Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen and Ann Romney.
"Since there is an infinite number of alternative universes, there must be one in which there isn't an infinite number of alternative universes. Perhaps this is the one."
Car commercials with shooting.
V.20 No.19 |
The Daily Word: AIDS vaccine, Nazi guard, self-driving cars
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu May 12 2011 9:48 AM ]
Man found dead with his throat cut near Mountain and Sixth Street.
Guy goes to the lost and found at Sandia Casino looking for his cocaine.
Bears in Roswell and Belen.
AIDS vaccine works in monkeys. A human vaccine may be just around the corner.
Paramedic says he was discriminated against because of his beard in Española. He's a Sikh, and it's part of his religion.
The M-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-crooked letter-
This technology can read your mind.
World wastes more than a billion tons of food every year.
Bin Laden's diary (crushes revealed! jk).
Dems try to repeal tax incentives for big oil, given the companies are seeing profit.
V.20 No.13 |
The Daily Word 4.1.11: Pagan New Year Edition
By Chango Morales [ Fri Apr 1 2011 10:33 AM ]
Hurrah for the bra clapper.
Go on down to Ho Burger.
Trinity site open Saturday.
Obama robber nabbed in Austria.
Cops bust meth lab near school (That's where they always bust them.)
Eight U.N. workers killed in Afghanistan by mob angry about Qur'an burning.
Happy birthday Rachel Maddow.
Go Daddy founder in hot water with P.E.T.A. for shooting elephant.
Billy Joel decides not to write memoir.
Oil goes over $100 a barrel.
V.19 No.35 |
The Daily Word 09.02.10: Another Gulf rig explodes, chain-smoking 2-year-old, no creator
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 2 2010 10:13 AM ]
Another offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded.
Hurricane Earl is growing and heading for North Carolina.
Stephen Hawking says God didn't create the universe.
Woman's body found on a NE Heights sidewalk. She was 30.
Pipe bomb in a Rio Rancho apartment complex.
Privately owned prisons in N.M. haven't paid fines for understaffing.
More people in N.M. don't like the boosted war effort in Afghanistan.
LANL OK'd to build a staging facility for nuclear waste.
Families say Santa Fe police threatened them with deportation when they wouldn't cooperate in an investigation.
Chain-smoking 2-year-old quits.
Look how much BP spent trying to clean up … its image.
Stop the press! Some women like having small breasts.
Have a DIY drink.
V.19 No.34 | 8/26/2010
Scenes from the Gulf
After Hurricane Katrina, Grand Isle, La., an island with a population of about 1,500 people, was in ruins. But fishermen there say the BP oil spill is much worse. “Katrina in New Orleans is nothing compared to what this is,” Harry Cheramie says. “This here is totally different. ... How do we help each other? What do we do?"
V.19 No.28 | 7/15/2010
BP Doesn’t Want You to See This
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jul 8 2010 2:35 PM ]
These videos have been around a couple of weeks, but they’re spreading virally. The Australian “60 Minutes” did an episode on the oil geyser and the damage it’s causing. The ep aired in mid-June, but it seems British Petroleum demanded it be removed from the show’s website. You may have already seen the brief documentary, but if not, here it is in two parts (click “more” for the second). Pass it on.
V.19 No.25 | 6/24/2010
Tour de Body
Naked cyclists test the limits of the state’s indecent exposure law
By Marisa Demarco
When protest organizer Droston walked up to the police car to explain Santa Fe's nudity ordinance, he wore only a thong, shoes and sunglasses.
V.19 No.24 | 6/17/2010
Grassroots protest exhibits the vulnerability of the human body
By Marisa Demarco
State law is pretty specific about what constitutes indecent exposure—the primary genital area, or "mons pubis, penis, testicles, mons veneris, vulva or vagina." What's not on that list? Butts and female nipples.
V.19 No.19 |
The Daily Word 05.14.10: Blood, Bangkok, Bondage
By Erin Adair-Hodges [ Fri May 14 2010 7:59 AM ]
Dozens of people may have been exposed to Hepatitus B, C and HIV by UNM physician assistant students who made mistakes when testing blood at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center during the Gathering of Nations.
Violence in Bangkok between anti-government forces and troops grows.
The really, really bad oil spill may actually be really (to Avogadro's number) bad.
Jewish group says, hey, don't compare Arizona's bullshit to the Holocaust. Discuss.
Beck's new Record Club cover album, this one of INXS' Kick, is out. Devil Inside.
Islamic hijab high fashion.
Breaking up with Facebook is hard to do. The site's privacy policies are forcing more to consider it, though.
Crazy upper-class D.C. bondage murder mystery goes to trial. Has "Law and Order" done this one yet?
Speaking of, "Law and Order" looks like it's about to be cancelled after 22 years on the air (one short of breaking the record held by "Gunsmoke").
Koo-koo preacher to try President Obama in absentia today for the usual Birther stuff, plus some crazy spy angles.
V.19 No.18 |
The Daily Word 05.07.10: The Pill, Chinglish, Genitals
By Erin Adair-Hodges [ Fri May 7 2010 8:52 AM ]
This Sunday (Mother's Day) marks the 50th anniversary of The Pill. Hells, yeah.
Here's Loretta Lynn singing her more than excellent 1975 song "The Pill."
And hormonal contraceptives for men are on the way. Your turn to gain 10 pounds, fellas! Yay equality!
In Britain, Conservatives best Labour and Liberal Dems at polls. Something about coalitions. The Queen.
Giant metal box lowered to try to stem oil leak in the Gulf. Robots will help. No word on Bruce Willis' involvement.
Translations gone committed to insane castle: Signs in Chinglish.
What the hell, Greece?
The good news: APS board decides not to ban a book. The bad news: They were talking about the possibility of banning books.
Airport screener repeatedly teased about size of genitals after full-body scans beats the crap out of a co-worker.
Drama erupts after five kids who wore American flags shirts to school on Cinco de Mayo were sent home.
It's Tad from "All My Children"'s birthday.
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