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V.25 No.33 | 08/18/2016

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The Daily Word in bikers, cryptids and resuming construction on the ART project

Special late edition

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Daily Beast has details about the end of Gawker as we know it.

Gawker broke the Rob Ford, crack-smoking-Mayor of Toronto story so it is fitting that they were able to release the entire, extremely damning video.

Lyft is back.

ART is on, the stay has been lifted, construction will resume.

Even I will admit this cryptic sighting is an old man with a bad limp.

This 2016 Hell's Angels' Bash sounds kinda boring but these vintage prints by Dave Mann depict a wilder time.

V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016

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The Daily Word in a dusty day in Dirt City, Longmire returns and RIP Rob Ford

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The elderly, small children and those with respiratory conditions are advised to stay indoors as much as possible from noon today until 9am Wednesday due to unusually high amounts of blowing dust in the Albuquerque area.

Netflix series Longmire will film a fifth season in New Mexico.

This year, New Mexico state tax refunds will take six to eight weeks rather than two weeks.

ISIS has taken responsibility for the coordinated bombings in Brussels, Belgium.

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died of cancer.

Trump barely answers a single question in his interview with the Washington Post editorial board.

Peter Bagge of Neat Stuff and Hate Comics fame has a comic strip on the VICE site.

V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015

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The Daily Word in cutting power to "Yallquaeda", conforming to the Real ID law, a lot of pink bottles and one huge Mao statue

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In order to conform to Federal "Real ID" law, New Mexico may start issuing two different driver's licenses.

Lawyers for the two former APD officers charged in the James Boyd shooting want the trial moved out of the Albuquerque area.

A beach in England is covered in pink bottles.

A remote rural area in China is now home to an enormous, gold Mao statue.

Obama gave an emotional speech today, introducing his executive action on gun control.

Disgraced former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, had a very expensive "sobriety coach" after he got out of rehab.

Design your own outrageous, 18th century wig. No, really. Try it.

Learn about "Canuxploitation" films!

Authorities are preparing to cut off heat and power to the—literally, soon—numb nuts who took over a building and a gift shop in a bird refuge in Oregon.

V.23 No.37 |

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The Daily Word in a toy factory in downtown Albuququerque, bad ad hoc hypothoses and removing that U2 album from your iTunes

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Barelas man is untasable.

It is going to be cooler and wetter in New Mexico.

Some folks are upset about a graphic State Fair float.

The Etsy guy is starting a toy factory in downtown Albuquerque.

It's time for the Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses.

The effects of Fukishima on Mushi Mushi Land.

Here is a long list of crap you are doing wrong.

Get up to date on the bizarre Rob Ford/Doug Ford switcheroo that took place in the Toronto Mayoral race.

One quadruple amputation? OK. Three quadruple amputations? Suspicious.

Vice Magazine tries to vape cheap vodka.

The vice chair of the Arizona GOP made some naziesque comments over the weekend ....

Apple has put up a special page for removing the U2 album from iTunes.

V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014

Book Review

O Canada

Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story

Crazy Town is a good read for reasons that transcend the engrossing Rob Ford scandal.
V.23 No.26 |

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The Daily Word in air quality, teacher evaluations, mayoral performance and Hitler's moves

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There was an air quality advisory for ABQ due to smoke from a wild fire in the Jemez Mountains, but the advisory has been cancelled.

It is now illegal to text while driving in the state of New Mexico.

Hannah Skandera says there is flexibility in how New Mexico teacher evaluations affect teacher pay.

Hitler practiced his moves.

The "cannibal cop" had his conviction overturned.

The Supreme Court found that Hobby Lobby may assert its religious values on employees by refusing to cover birth control under their insurance plan.

In France, there is a ban on full Muslim veils.

Here is a large collection of stupid GOP quotes about rape.

Soon "tiger selfies" will be illegal in New York.

Kim Jung Sexy Beast Ek (for short) has the longest name in Sweden.

Rob Ford is back.

It's time for Netflix's annual movie dump.

V.23 No.18 |

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The Daily Word in Burquenos take over city council chambers, Monica Lewinsky takes back her life and a wife who never imagined APD would take her husband's life

Rob Ford disappeared on his way to rehab

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Albuquerque citizens took over last night's city council meeting after Alibi contributor David Correia threatened a citizen's arrest of the police chief.

Beware "the eraser challenge".

The tour of "Old Main", the former NM penitentiary, sounds pretty good. And pretty creepy.

The new Rail Yard market in Downtown Albuquerque last weekend was hugely successful.

When she called police to their Ventana Ranch home last weekend, the wife of the man killed by police figured his arrest would be the worst possible outcome.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford went off the radar after turning back to Canada on his way to an American rehab. If they know, his family isn't saying where he is at this time.

An anti gay-marriage GOP senate candidate was once upon a time a professional drag queen.

In other gay-marriage-related (no, really) news, a florida man wants to marry his "porn-filled Apple computer".

A resurfaced Monica Lewinsky says it's "time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress".

Did Netflix redesign their logo?

Check out these pics of LA's lamentably long-gone Pacific Ocean Park.

Germany has advised its citizens to leave east and south Ukraine, saying war is imminent.

V.23 No.17 |

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The Daily Word in no toe shoes for soldiers, The Rob Ford Show and the world's fastest beer mile.

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KAFB could be fined 10,000 dollars per day if they don't start cleaning up the jet fuel spill.

The DOJ's first community meeting was a bumpy ride.

Beyonce took a picture of a New Mexico highway sign.

Police have charged a third man, a Lobo running back, for his suspected role in a gang rape.

In the tradition of "Kim Jong-Il looking at things", Kim Jong-Un is surrounded by people taking notes.

"As women age, they are worth less and less" and other bits of marital wisdom from the Chinese government.

How to keep crickets in a box.

What is a photocopier?

Cliven Bundy's dispute with BLM has drawn wackos from far and wide to his realm of Nevada.

The Army has forbidden soldiers to wear toe shoes.

Runaway beer blimp.

A beer mile.

Donald Sterling's girlfriend has a weird visor.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford's story as a TV show.

V.23 No.9 |

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The Daily Word in Candy Lady vs candy lady, a radioactive parking lot and Rob Ford on Kimmel

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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.

Putin says Russia can do whatever it wants regarding Ukraine, but those aren't Russian troops.

Scientists revived a 30,000 year old virus found in Siberia.

Horseshoe crab blood harvest is harming the population of horseshoe crabs. Their blue blood is worth A LOT of money.

Rob Ford was (surprise) made a fool on Kimmel last night.

Check out the world's biggest (blimp-copter-thingy) aircraft.

Wisconsin tourism ad with Airplane! stars.

Homeless person found living in her car with 24 cats and three dogs.

Philadelphia's "Swiss Cheese Pervert" facing more charges.

Radio Shack is closing more than 1,000 of its US stores.

Uh ... 50 Cent featuring Jehovah's Witnesses using sign language to discourage deaf masturbation.

V.23 No.8 |

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The Daily Word in touring Old Main, New Mexico ranks first in something and the collapse of Bitcoin

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New Mexico is ranked first among states for sexual stamina.

Judge's ruling on Albuquerque's DWI vehicle-seizure program is being interpreted in two ways.

An accused pedophile once worked at a Nob Hill magic shop.

You may now purchase tickets for tours of "Old Main," site of the 1980 New Mexico prison riot.

There was a huge shakeup in the Bitcoin world last night and yes, money disappeared.

Netflix sets precedent of paying for faster broadband speeds.

Elevator Gossip tweeter identified.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford was on The Today Show.

Mexican authorities, with the help of DEA and US marshals, captured Mexican Sinaloa-cartel leader El Chapo Guzman.

Some politicians who voted for Arizona's "anti-gay" sb 1062 are feeling like maybe the whole thing isn't such a good idea after all.

A Ugandan newspaper published a list of the country's "top" 200 gays.

25 cases (since 2012) of a polio-like disease affecting children in California have parents and officials very worried.

Sarah Palin has a new TV show.

Fun Brady Brunch facts.

V.23 No.5 |

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The Daily Word in Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Rob Ford and a leadership change at Microsoft

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And on the 44th day, it snowed.

Is it legal to drink O'Doul's while driving? Probably. Should you? Maybe not.

Albuquerque is no longer one of the top ten cities for film making.

The Southwest Chief may cease running through Northern New Mexico.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose.

There is now a book about Rob Ford.

Bill Gates is no longer head of Microsoft.

Crazy in-bad-taste two minute long lawyer commercial that ran in parts of Georgia during Superbowl.

Some former members of Mao's Red Guard are apologizing for their actions.

Miyazaki Salt.

Ocular manifestation of electrical burn.

V.23 No.3 |

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The Daily Word in Rob Ford, the State of the State and Jimmy Dean's controversial sausage

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Gov. Susana Martinez delivered her "State of the State" address yesterday. The gist: she's for good things and against bad things. If only her policies reflected that.

The Candy Lady is heading to court to fight her eviction today. Maybe she should just pay her rent already?

The KKK has hit on a new recruitment strategy: Lollipops! and racism! (The second part isn't new.)

New Mexico's anal-probe-happy police officers have just cost taxpayers $1.6 million.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford is still crazy and drunk. Also, apparently, Jamaican?

A candidate for the Florida House of Representatives celebrated MLK day by calling for the lynching of President Obama. "I guess they're going to call me a racist now," he added.

Jimmy Dean has discontinued their 16oz roll of sausage and this Texan is mad as hell about having to buy a 12oz "fucking pussy roll of sausage."

V.22 No.46 |

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The Daily Word in traffic-stop mom details, bitcoins, Rob Ford's war and -no kidding- Walmart is asking for donations to help their impoverished employees

Today Albuquerque decides whether to ban late-term abortions

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It is election day in Albuquerque. Vote for or against an extremely controversial municipal late-term abortion ban at these polling places. Find a grain of salt and read the ballot first.

Dateable girls know how to shut-up.

Taos District Attorney says the New Mexico State Trooper who shot at the traffic-stop mom won't face criminal charges.

Local home movie footage of JFK's 1962 visit to Albuquerque.

UNM has doubled the cost of parking at Lobo games.

The DEA says a Pagosa Springs businessman with ties to Albuquerque is suspected (but not accused) of laundering significant amounts of drug money through his hot springs resort.

Thoreau yelling at Mao in a canoe.

More Mayor-of-Toronto ("the crack mayor") Rob Ford zaniness. Ford's theme.

Walmart has provided donation boxes in Walmart stores to raise money to help Walmart employees in need over the holidays.

The United States government is embracing bitcoin.

"Selfie" is the Oxford Dictionary word of the year.

Not all Swedes can piss in Jagger's mouth.

The best. James Brown. Interview. EVER.

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The Daily Word in the postal service, Van Damme's split and New Mexico immigration

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Mr. Ford can't fight the fever … “to lose some powers” has gotta be rough.

Police have identified the passenger who fell from a small plane that was flying over the Atlantic.

Patsy Davis' body was exhumed from her frontyard after her husband lost a court battle to keep her in her wanted resting place.

The postal service lost $5 billion this past year.

An abortion protester named Rives Grogan was arrested yesterday for shouting at people near Zimmerman Library about religion and abortion. He's being charged with disorderly conduct and public nuisance. And that's not counting his Veterans Day stunt.

Today is the last day for early voting in the special election. The election itself happens on Nov. 19.

US attorneys have prosecuted 5,999 people for immigration offenses in New Mexico so far this year, the fastest rise among the country's 94 judicial districts.

And you thought you could do the splits?

V.22 No.44 |

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The Daily Word in Anal Obsessed Cops, Crack Smoking Mayors and Perfect (Mechanical) Students

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Don't forget to use your turn signal in New Mexico. Our cops are waaaay into butts.

Bill de Blasio becomes New York City's first Democratic mayor in 20 years. Some say his son's impressive Afro made the difference.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack, but it was probably when he was "in a drunken stupor," so no big deal.

Teachers who complain about students on social media should probably stop doing that. Especially if their status update contains the words "I can just kill these kids."

But here's a perfect student: a 240-year old mechanical boy that can be programmed to write just about anything.

And the Metropolitan Detention Center faces more overcrowding: This time it's from 30,000 pounds of unpopped popcorn.