V.26 No.14 | 04/06/2017
The Daily Word in Ax Murderers, Baby Makers and Russia
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Apr 12 2017 11:46 AM ]
Pregnant people—are they a baby machine or person? The way their bodies are regulated, you'd think they're a commodity.
You thought losing your online privacy was bad? Well, surprise, advertisers are coming at you every way they can now.
Russia has “warned” the US not to interfere (bomb) with Syria again.
Potential ax-murderer Andrew Poteet Magill charged after killing and nearly beheading Ruidoso-area resident Mary Ann Moorhouse.
You know there's proper etiquette of conversations over meals … for example, you know how you talk about acts of war over desert?
Republicans almost lost a congressional race in Kan.
V.26 No.11 | 03/16/2017
The Daily Word in Silencers, Credit Card Skimmers and the Supreme Court
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Mar 22 2017 10:52 AM ]
What happens when schizophrenics embrace the voices they hear?
There's been a shooting outside of the UK's Parliament in London.
Legislation is in the works to relax the long-standing federal regulation to make silencers easier to buy.
Google has created a new way to share your location with your contacts.
There are still potentially 19 credit card skimmers out and about in town.
Today is the third day of Neil Gorsuch's supreme court confirmation hearing.
Another person from the Trump Campaign is connected to Russia … he was paid by “a Putin ally.”
V.25 No.52 | 12/29/2016
The Daily Word in Trump Supporters, Gorrilaz and Smart Hairbrushes
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Jan 4 2017 11:35 AM ]
Republican senators have introduced an amendment (again) that would limit congressional terms.
Move aside, Kim K, here's the original selfie queen.
Industry weed is the biggest thing since the internet. Really.
Would you be surprised if I told you Trump supporters find Vladimir Putin more likable than President Obama?
The Gorillaz celebrate women musicians with a mixtape.
“PMS” aka, another misdiagnosis of women's medical issues.
In the market for a new hairbrush? How about The Hair Coach, a smart hairbrush from L'Oreal?
V.25 No.44 | 11/03/2016
The Daily Word in a "graffiti mass" at San Felipe de Neri, WisePies pays up and Jim Bakker says God says Donald Trump will be President
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Nov 4 2016 1:48 PM ]
Albuquerque woman believes she has a rare condition called Stendhal Syndrome which causes her to experience nausea, panic and confusion when looking at beautiful works of art.
Troubled local restaurant chain WisePies Pizza and Salad made a payment to UNM this week and says they will honor the agreement that renamed The Pit "WisePies Arena".
Old Town's historic San Felipe de Neri church was tagged by vandals during mass this morning.
Illustrating the meaning of irony for a generation of school kids, Melania Trump announced that her signature issue as First Lady would be the fight against cyber bullying.
God told Jim Bakker and his team of evangelicals that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States.
President Vladmir Putin has granted actor Steven Seagal Russian citizenship.
The rarest pasta in the world is made by just a few women in the ancient town of Nuoro, on the Italian island of Sardinia.
Two Chris Christie aides face steep sentences after being convicted on all counts in the New Jersey "Bridgegate" case.
A recall was announced for another exploding Samsung product.
A never-marketed, synthetic opioid invented by American company Upjohn—and illegally manufactured in China for the black market—is being blamed for the deaths of two Utah teens.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
The Daily Word in Ebola, Red Bull, the Nobel prize and Lil Jon
By Renée Chavez [ Wed Oct 8 2014 5:39 PM ]
The Dallas Ebola patient has died.
Gay marriage postponed in Las Vegas.
Federal deficit falls to lowest for Obama at $486 billion.
Three win Nobel Prize for powerful microscopes.
Red Bull loses lawsuit and owes you $10.
Lil Jon and Lena Dunham team up for “Turn Out for What.”
Grocery products sneakily downsizing.
Only Texas wealthy can access abortion clinics now.
World’s most expensive hamburger is $1,768.
Russian President Putin turns 62.
V.23 No.35 |
The Daily Word in the might of Putin, self-decapitation and what the future holds for the ABQ Isotopes
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 2 2014 12:51 PM ]
A 650 year old tree named Yoda died in El Malpais.
Next season the Isotopes may no longer be the LA Dodger's farm team.
Some folks think skateboarders are going too fast through one ABQ neighborhood.
Vladimir Putin is shooting his mouth off about the might of Russian armed forces.
Some letters between RFK and JFK are up for auction.
Justin Bieber was arrested following an ATV collision.
Negativland is releasing a new album of biblical proportions.
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
The Daily Word in Putin, panties and pickpockets.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jul 21 2014 12:34 PM ]
James Garner died. I guess we knew that was coming.
Putin warns the West. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Hundreds of panties were stolen. Next, I’m stealing gum.
Learn the secret origins of Silly Putty.
I wish I could sleep in a cool bedroom.
I think my phone is infected with electricity-eating bacteria.
Pickpockets are a dying breed.
I shall never RickRoll you again.
The new Star Wars movie will open with a severed hand.
The Danes have a gene that makes them happy, and that makes them feel sad.
Albuquerque teenagers killed homeless people to be mean.
APD’s predictive analysis targets property crimes, hot babes.
Happy birthday, Ernest Hemingway.
V.23 No.9 |
The Daily Word in Candy Lady vs candy lady, a radioactive parking lot and Rob Ford on Kimmel
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 4 2014 10:27 AM ]
A number of new TV series will soon start shooting in and around Albuquerque.
A new candy lady is moving into the original Candy Lady location in Old Town.
WIPP may be shut down, but shipments of radioactive waste are still arriving.
New Mexico ranked as 33rd happiest state in 2013.
Scientists revived a 30,000 year old virus found in Siberia.
Rob Ford was (surprise) made a fool on Kimmel last night.
Check out the world's biggest (blimp-copter-thingy) aircraft.
Homeless person found living in her car with 24 cats and three dogs.
Philadelphia's "Swiss Cheese Pervert" facing more charges.
Uh ... 50 Cent featuring Jehovah's Witnesses using sign language to discourage deaf masturbation.
V.21 No.43 |
The Daily Word in plankton, clowns, weather, six-toed-cats, and more right wing rape garbage
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 27 2012 9:31 AM ]
A sort-of in depth article about the looming ABQ Health Partners and Lovelace split.
Watchdog group says a LANL weapons laboratory is dangerous. LANL says it's fine.
The U.S. Department of the Interior named the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad a historic landmark.
Even though he's been found guilty of massive tax evasion, rest assured that Silvio Berlusconi will remain in politics.
This senate candidate said in a debate that if you get pregnant after being raped, it's because God wants it to happen.
Video of a very large group of clowns at a convention in Mexico City.
Here's a bunch of hyperbolic and cliched statements from weathermen and others about Hurricane Sandy.
The descendents of Hemingway's six-toed cats live on in great numbers and sponsored by Pfizer.
Is Beck's still Beck's if it's made in America and doesn't taste like Beck's?
How Facebook works now.
Here is a website listing and rating New Mexico's ghost towns.
On this day in 1988 the L.A. Times reported that Larry Flynt allegedly hired a hit man to kill Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra, Bob Guccione, and publisher Walter Annenberg.
V.21 No.42 |
The Daily Word in Putin, nipple distance, and Bigfoot
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 20 2012 6:05 PM ]
There's potentially another Superfund site in Albuquerque.
Caliber's coyote-killing contest cancelled.
Rio Grande Sun's Police Blotter.
Here's one concept for a new bridge across the Seine.
Big Tex burned up after his boots caught fire.
Chinese beauty pageant nipple distance mandate.
Two reasons to visit the Dangerous Minds website: listen to the entire Jim Jones People's Temple LP; learn that original German freaks FAUST are still around and they played a live soundtrack to the last presidential debate....
A Pennsylvania man says a Sasquatch broke the tail lights on his Winnebago.
Putin can do anything. Again.
Watch Einstuerzende Neubauten's Blixa Bargeld make Risotto.
On this day in 1950, Tom Petty was born. Check him out on The Tom Snyder show in 1981.
V.21 No.33 | 8/16/2012
The Daily Word in Pussy Riot, excessive force, presidential brosefs
By Sam Adams [ Fri Aug 17 2012 10:44 AM ]
Pussy Riot gets two years for speaking out against Putin.
Several articles on the Washington Post today are pissed off at President Obama. Here’s one of them.
Between Obama, Romney, Biden and Ryan, Who’s the biggest bro?
Eastdale softball rules!
If you’re a cop who likes beating people, tasing them and stepping on their head when they’re trying to surrender, a warrant wouldn’t hurt.
Hatch wins a green chile battle.
Baldwin on fracking.
From Amish to rodeo.
People who can’t spell vs. Islam.
Ow! ... just ow. (may be NSFW)
Speaking of assholes, we all know that Kobe Bryant is one. So is his wife.
V.19 No.18 |
DayBird - May 7th
By Geoffrey Anjou [ Fri May 7 2010 4:03 PM ]
558 – In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses.
1812 – Robert Browning, English poet is born.
1840 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer, is born.
1915 – World War I: German submarine SM U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire.
1932 – Happy Birthday, Pete Domenici!
1994 - Norway's most famous painting, "The Scream" by Edvard Munch, was recovered almost three months after it was stolen from a museum in Oslo. The iconic 1893 painting of a waiflike figure on a bridge was stolen in only 50 seconds during a break-in on February 12. Two thieves broke through a window of the National Gallery, cut a wire holding the painting to the wall and left a note reading "Thousand thanks for the bad security!"
2000 – Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as president of Russia. He celebrated by punching a polar bear, shirtless and on horseback.
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