V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
In the popular telling, Delta blues musicians were tragic figures, singing out for personal solace. Though romantic, this story ignores the spirit of the bluesman himself, and the commercial and technological advances of the early 1900s.
V.20 No.51 | 12/22/2011
The Daily Word in Sinead O’Connor, Gerard Depardieu and crossbows.
Sears and Kmart are closing over 100 stores.
There was a riot at Mall of America.
Sinead O’Connor ends marriage, eats dinner in fancy restaurant.
R.I.P. Helen Frankenthaler.
The many moods of the yeti.
Time for your beard slap.
The war against funny money.
Raise the dead with batteries.
The Adventures of Crossbow Man.
Will New Mexico tax online purchases?
R.I.P. Mya Gonzales.
Happy birthday, Gerard Depardieu.
V.20 No.46 |
The Daily Word in leaders not readers, Paseo del Norte occupation and direct Newt access
The Supercommittee is in trouble.
Police reopen the Natalie Wood drowning case.
Protesters occupied Paseo del Norte for more jobs.
Herman Cain is a leader not a reader.
Health care companies payed millions for direct Newt access.
A second experiment at CERN found subatomic particles moving faster than the speed of light.
Worst. Sandwich. Ever.
Sears lost $421 million last quarter.
People are already camping out for Black Friday.
How pizza became a vegetable.
Six reasons to stay away from hippos.
Teen Mom 2 season 2 trailer!
Who are the real job-creators?
Pilot accidently locks himself in the bathroom mid-flight, causing terror scare.
Probably not a good idea to inject the silicon you buy at Lowes to make your butt bigger.
Just how many coffins are being stored in Atlanta for a supposed high casualty event?
Top 10 inappropriate Sesame Street parody sketches.
V.20 No.18 | 5/5/2011
The Daily Word: Bin Laden Death Photos, Hidden Bomb in Europe, Sony Hackers Strike Again
The White House plans to release at least one Osama bin Laden death photo.
Bin Laden’s kind of like that Saw killer; one more video made shortly before his death is expected to surface.
WikiLeaks reveals a rumor in which Al Qaeda has hidden a nuclear bomb in Europe to detonate in the event of bin Laden’s capture.
Scott Pelley takes Katie Couric’s old seat as the anchor of “CBS Evening News.”
The hackers of Sony’s PlayStation Network have hit a second online service, exposing 25 million more accounts.
This pissed off customer gets even with Sears by attacking police with a weed whacker.
An airplane passenger is arrested after placing his hand up a flight attendant’s skirt.
Paris Hilton’s Hollywood Hills home is available to rent for a cool $20,000 a month.
Two dogs survive a 175-foot slide off of a cliff.
This middle school teacher shaves for the first time since 9/11, vowing to grow a beard until bin Laden was caught.
The Post Office’s Statue of Libery stamp turns out to be a picture of the fake Las Vegas one at New York-New York Hotel and Casino.
This is a Tribute: A Hunger Games Quiz at O'Niell's Pub
Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
Wine Tasting: Syrah at Slate Street Café
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