V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Life After Trafficking
Hope for a future where people are not for sale
By Ty Bannerman
Human trafficking victims’ advocate Roslynn Gallegos talks about how exploitation can continue even after a person exits the sex industry.
V.23 No.12 |
The Daily Word in golden parachutes, flight MH370 and Hawaii's prostitution
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 21 2014 9:28 AM ]
No debris has been found after the second day of an international search for missing Malaysia flight MH370.
I want an $80 million golden parachute!
A motel on the Jersey shore caught fire this morning, leaving at least three people dead and others injured.
Doris Lark, 71, and Floy Watson, 74, say they didn't steal the scrapbooks.
A pedestrian was killed last night while trying to cross I-40 near Route 66 Casino.
A man has been put in jail after he allegedly “targeted” an Albuquerque police officer and his family.
A video of the Foothills shooting on March 16 has surfaced.
A woman withdrew her membership to Planet Fitness because they told her that her body was too rockin'.
V.23 No.4 |
The Daily Word in repealing Obamacare, truck-stop stripping in Moriarty and another expensive settlement in another wrongful death suit against APD
RIP Pete Seeger
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 28 2014 8:29 AM ]
New Mexico lawmakers will consider a bill that would make it illegal to promote prostitution online.
Ongoing investigation into the National Institute of Flamenco fire translates to a downtown Albuquerque eyesore.
Albuquerque appears to have settled a wrongful death suit against APD to the tune of nearly eight million dollars.
A group of Republicans have yet another plan to "repeal and replace" Obamacare -because we all want to be denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions, right?
Obama expected to tell Congress off in tonight's State of the Union speech.
Part two of the Moriarty, NM strip-club story by VICE Magazine.
The original Porsche was discovered in a warehouse.
Black banana Darth Vader sculpture only slightly smelly.
V.22 No.42 |
The Daily Word in dirty needles, dirty air and decapitations on Facebook
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 22 2013 9:20 AM ]
A Downtown Grower's Market vendor was poked by a used needle in Robinson Park last weekend.
Live near Central Ave? Free WiFi for you then.
Cancer diagnosis spurs Walmart employee to skim from his cash register in order to pay for treatment.
Another sea monster washed up on a beach.
Smog in and around Beijing is bad. Really bad.
With some caveats, Facebook is once again allowing beheading videos to be posted.
Malcolm Gladwell (writer for The New Yorker, author of The Tipping Point) may make local independent bookstore Bookworks a stop on his tour promoting his new work David and Goliath but only if you vote (only takes five seconds) for Albuquerque/
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
John Keatley keatleyphoto.com
Live Smiling Girls!
Behind the photographs of Angeles City bar girls
By Margaret Wright
The controversy over Commissioner Michael Wiener’s photo scandal died down. But Fields Avenue, the red-light district of Angeles City in the Philippines, remains a dark place.
V.21 No.20 | 5/17/2012
Primary Election Guide 2012
What Do You Know About Wiener’s Wiener?
By Marisa Demarco
V.21 No.17 |
The Daily Word in vice, dissent and the end times
By Margaret Wright [ Wed May 2 2012 9:05 AM ]
From now on, APD officers will use lapel cameras on every call.
The city’s hearing officer is fired after the mayor and police chief deem him overly biased.
The vice squad is investigating two “massage” parlors for ties to global sex trafficking after making prostitution arrests.
Three agents caught up in secret service prostitution debacle turn down lie-detector tests.
Anti-military protestors in Cairo were violently attacked; eleven died of their injuries.
Chinese dissident leaves U.S. embassy, where he sought protection after allegedly suffering abuse during house arrest.
Nobel-prize winner Aung Sun Suu Kyi is “cautiously optimistic” as she assumes her seat in Myanmar’s parliament.
As Gingrich prepares to bow out of the primary, Ron Paul supporters continue their quiet campaign to win delegates.
Johnny Depp’s Tonto costume is modeled after a painting by a white artist whose images aren’t historically or ethnographically accurate.
Caught with your foot in your mouth? Embarrassing public gaffe? God forgives you, according to Rick Perry.
Recent male rush to amp testosterone levels troubles doctors, if not pharmaceutical companies.
Wife of avid Guinness world records collector: “He’s crazy. I would never vote for him.”
Advances in food science could result in less ouchie boo-boos.
Turks and Americans are 22 percent convinced the End Is Near. The French? Much more skeptical.
V.20 No.36 |
The Daily Word in armlessness, the Kegelmaster 2000, turkey insemination, and
By Geoffrey Plant and Gretchen Hudson [ Sun Sep 11 2011 12:24 PM ]
Ten amazing armless people including a guy who played Let It Be for The Pope.
Did Jan Van Eyck invent oil painting?
Look at this mud puddle.
Watch this Englishman put out a fire with a vacuum cleaner.
Photo gallery of things people save when they escape from their burning house.
300+ mph jet powered.... Schoolbus.
Police raid "sexual healing" church in Phoenix.
Just try bringing up the subject of Kegel exercises in the digital age and someone will find the Kegelmaster 2000. It's the world's first progressive resistance vaginal exerciser, in case you didn't know.
Here is one man who is not afraid of radiation poisoning in Fukushima.
Update on the Chinese ghost-city of Ordos.
Everything you never wanted to know about pigeon shit on your roof.
Let's check in with Blue Andy Rooney.
V.20 No.25 |
The Daily Word in UNM presidents, mob bosses and fireworks
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jun 23 2011 10:22 AM ]
Police have arrested former UNM president Chris Garcia in connection with a prostitution ring. They arrested a physics professor yesterday and charged him with promoting prostitution.
A bridge in the Bosque caught fire.
Gov. Martinez says it might be better to skip the fireworks this year.
Who's going to jump into the race for Heinrich's congressional seat? Ex-Mayor Martin Chavez? Ex-Lt. Gov. Diane Denish? State Sen. Eric Griego? City Councilor Dan Lewis? Jon Barela?
Guv also looking to tighten rules for driver's licenses for foreign nationals.
The FBI's been hunting Whitey Bulger for 15 years. Yesterday, agents caught the 81-year-old mob boss in Santa Monica.
The world's first totally synthetic pop star.
The seas are rising.
Potatoes make Americans fat.
FDA says breast implants won't last for life.
The end of gender?
V.20 No.24 | 6/16/2011
Answer Me This
By Marisa Demarco
What do you know about last week?
V.20 No.23 |
The Daily Word: 6.10.11-super weeds, supernovas, super red light cameras
You shouldn't approach a prostitute this summer, but you can read Sarah Palin's email
By Summer Olsson [ Fri Jun 10 2011 11:53 AM ]
Obama will visit Puerto Rico, the first US official since the '60s to do so.
Other countries pledge to lend money to Libyan rebels.
Everyone has a reality show, even the Duchess of York.
Red light cameras came back on last night.
APD has new summertime operation to bust you if you're trying to pay for sex.
Super weeds evolving to beat pesticides.
Mississippi river spreading "ravenous" Asian carp.
Researchers may add fat as the sixth taste.
Even bigger supernovas!
Read Sarah Palin's email!
V.19 No.39 |
The Daily Word 09.30.10: Un-naked Santa Fe, Ochocinco Os, Color Me Badd
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 30 2010 10:51 AM ]
Apartment fire kills a baby.
Albuquerque balloonists missing in Italy.
For all his talk of government spending, Jon Barela's company sure does like those film tax rebates.
A distant, Earth-like planet that may have life.
Canada's throwing out its anti-prostitution laws.
Drivers text anyway.
Tony Curtis died.
Lobo Club won't spend donations to buyout (fire) Locksley.
Chad Ochocinco cereal box accidentally advertises a sex-talk phone number.
Obama likes Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity.
AIG says it's totally going to pay us back.
The men of Color Me Badd tell their story.
It's OK to vote against stuff.
Does gargling salt water help anything?
The Real Thing Auditions at The Vortex Theatre