V.25 No.29 | 07/21/2016
The Daily Word in Late Breaking Trump-tastic Tedium
By August March [ Thu Jul 21 2016 9:29 PM ]
A transcript of the Donald's acceptance speech is available here at Politico.
NPR did some fact-checking regarding that epic oration.
Buzzfeed's calling it a dark vision.
Even Fortune Magazine is concerned.
It's big news in the land down under.
Meanwhile here's a cool video game with which to distract oneself.
And then, the mere ghost of a kindly suggestion.
Plus a song about American politics.
V.25 No.27 | 07/07/2016
The Daily Word in Hiddleswift, Eternal Debt and Dope
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jul 7 2016 10:29 AM ]
Jon 'Bones' Jones was pulled from UFC 200 because he was all doped up.
The girlfriend of Philando Castile, a recent victim of a fatal police shooting, speaks about his death.
Germany passed a bill today to help victims of assault file charges against their attacker.
Could there be a mutiny at the RNC? I sure hope so.
Have you heard of Hiddleswift? Of course you have. What if I told you it wasn't real?
Welcome to the park of the future.
Death is no excuse to not pay your student loans, kids. There is no escape.
The next prime minister of Britain will be a woman.
V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016
The Daily Word in Crime, Animals and Global Warming
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 12 2016 11:40 AM ]
Step one to dealing with a smart phone when you have ADHD: Turn your notifications off.
“I like him!” Paul Ryan says smiling while submerging himself in a tank of bleach.
Um, Loretta Lynch for president, PLEASE!
These pups can bring world peace.
What is the most watched television show in New Mexico? Have you ever heard of it?
Instead of stopping our use of fossil fuels, let's give cows oregano to combat global warming.
For-Profit schools are watching this closely (unless they're swimming in a pool of money).
Police are on the lookout for a man who may be connected to a double homicide that happened on Tuesday.
The horrible nitwit George Zimmerman tried to auction off the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
Ortiz y Pino
Guv Revises History in Tampa
By Jerry Ortiz y Pino
Martinez, when she spoke of policy rather than autobiography, proved just as prone to ignore inconvenient facts at the Republican National Convention.
The Daily Word in blue moons, the RNC, Hurricane Isaac and September heat waves
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Fri Aug 31 2012 11:38 AM ]
Some evidence shows that dreamboat Democrat Rep. Martin Heinrich will win the New Mexico race for a Senate seat against Republican Heather Wilson.
Governor Susana Martinez attacks President Barack Obama on national debt at the RNC.
Barack Obama is the most financially frugal president since Dwight D. Eisenhower.
There are jobs out there, but a deficit of positions that pay a decent wage.
Appalling TLC series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” had more viewers than the RNC.
During Hurricane Isaac, the Mississippi River flowed backwards.
How New Orleans’ beloved, ailing daily The Times-Picayune covered the storm.
Russian professor murders two, tries to pin his crimes on Pussy Riot.
“The Daily Show” on how Mitt Romney built that.
Weather: Oh my god! As September arrives, highs expected to reach 99 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, 100 on Monday and 102 on Tuesday.
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 30 2012 9:49 AM ]
Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.
Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.
The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.
Theft is a big problem at UNM.
100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.
Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?
McDonald’s archivist—yes, that’s a real job—says before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.
23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)
Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.
Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?
China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.
Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.
How to listen.
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V.21 No.35 | 8/30/2012
The Daily Word in Johnny Tapia, Cypress Hill and food waste
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 23 2012 1:05 PM ]
Johnny Tapia died of heart disease, according to his autopsy report.
A woman says she was fired from her state job after testing positive for marijuana, even though she had a medical card.
Does legalizing marijuana boost economies?
Olympic bronze medalist welcomed home to the 505.
America throws out 40 percent of its food.
Rupert Murdoch’s daughter isn’t a fan of his media empire.
Understanding Homer’s D’oh!
Zero percent of the country’s African-Americans support Mitt Romney.
Gonzo guide to the RNC.
Action movies aren’t always the worst.
Henry Rollins in column form.
Happy Birthday, Keith Moon.
Playing Cypress Hill through a squid.
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