V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
The Daily Word in Ants, Death Suits and Chins
By Joshua Lee [ Sun Jan 31 2016 3:53 PM ]
Watch this video about how ant colonies work. Here's a hint: They're just like us, maaan.
Winter's almost over. Thank god. Here's a cool guide to planting bulbs for the next three seasons. Get some friggin' color up in here.
We're the only animal that has a chin. Which makes me scratch mine. Which makes me wonder if that's why it's there. It makes me dizzy.
Better clean up your act! A dirty house can get you a one-way ticket to the slammer like these two ABQ dirtbags.
Help the internet write a novel one character at a time. It can't be worse than Fight Club.
More than half of British adults went to church in the last year, proving once again that there's nothing to do in England.
Spain is offering citizenship to descendants of Jewish families who fled the country in the 15th century. We knew they'd come crawling back.
Hey, litterbugs! Quit leaving your dead bodies around and use this mushroom burial suit next time. It turns corpses into compost in no time, and it comes in a slim-fitting onesie.
V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015
The Daily Word in dehydration, pubic hair and a powerfully ugly sweater
By Constance Moss [ Fri Jun 12 2015 11:16 AM ]
Local car-dealing celebrity Bob Turner has died at the age of 83. No bull.
Check out these sexy photos of female scientists.
Spain's vague, new gag law is upsetting artists and musicians.
Wrestling superstar Dusty Rhodes has died at 69.
The President of the Spokane NAACP is being accused of pretending to be black by her parents.
Men share their thoughts on women's pubic hair.
The world's oldest billionaire, David Rockefeller, turns 100 today!
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 20 2015 11:30 AM ]
In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."
A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.
The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.
In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.
In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.
Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.
Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!
V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Spain to Arkansas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Spain to Delaware, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mrs. L.H. Shearman
What to Wear in New Spain
Behind Closed Doors peeks into the fashion and elitism of the past
By Alison Oatman [ Mon Mar 31 2014 3:12 PM ]
Conspicuous consumption isn’t new. Behind Closed Doors at the Albuquerque Museum explores how the privileged upper classes of New Spain wanted others to view and revere them.
V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014
Courtesy of the artist
Your Secret Celtic Heart
Let Galician musician Carlos Núñez uncover it
By Holly von Winckel
Carlos Núñez’ mission is to share the lilting, fluid music of Galicia and other Celtic traditions, and he’s been working on it since he first picked up a gaita 35 years ago.
V.22 No.39 | 9/26/2013
Found in Translation
Review by Suzanne Buck
Spain's Great Untranslated
Spain’s Great Untranslated is a new anthology that deals with issues as disparate as terrorism, love, grief and addiction, styles range from the darkly comic to the starkly tragic.
V.22 No.33 | 8/15/2013
The Daily Word in John Mellencamp, Wayne Bent, Obama and Guillermo del Toro.
By Nick Brown [ Fri Aug 16 2013 8:57 AM ]
John Cougar’s sons were sucking on chili dogs behind the Tastee Freez.
Obama played cards during the Osama bin Laden raid. The intern kept losing, but wouldn’t take her bra off.
A shark ate a lady’s arm in Maui.
Area 51 exists.
Take a peek at Guillermo del Toro’s sketchbook.
Google yanked YouTube access from Microsoft’s Windows Phone app.
Shittens are now available.
Enjoy these pictures of animals wearing clothes.
Albuquerque programmer Sean McCracken wrote the first game for Google Glass. The game involves killing aliens.
Happy birthday, Robert Culp. I don’t believe I’ve mentioned I’m related to Robert Culp. Or perhaps I have!
V.21 No.28 |
The Daily Word in superstition, general strikes and goats that are stoked
By Margaret Wright [ Fri Jul 13 2012 9:12 AM ]
Does today trigger your paraskavedekatriaphobia?
Formal challenge lodged against Mexican presidential election results.
The state's lending authority may have faked its 2011 audit.
Martin Heinrich has a lead against Heather Wilson in recent polls.
Workers ratchet up protests in Spain.
What it feels like to survive an avalanche.
Irish "anarchy," i.e., religious riots.
Kofi Annan condemns Syria after new reports of atrocities.
Iran could have nukes within 2 years, says British intelligence agency chief.
U.S. funded ally in sub-Saharan Africa plays a part in destabilization of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Silvio Berlusconi, redux?
Here's your "Weird Renaissance Boob holder." You're welcome.
"I like surfing, so I figured the goats would like surfing."
V.21 No.8 | 2/23/2012
The Daily Word in Syrian summit, Koran burning, homecooking at Denny’s
By Sam Adams [ Fri Feb 24 2012 10:20 AM ]
World leaders meet in Tunisia in an effort to stop violence in Syria.
Couple who’d already had a child die from cocaine arrested with 6 grams at a Sonic. Two of their children were in the car and the lady was pregant.
Police say man pepper sprayed while trying to rob motel customers at gunpoint. He dropped the gun and ran, then was pepper sprayed again when he returned and offered to buy the gun for $40.
Multiple deaths in Afghani riots sparked by burning of Korans at U.S. militray base.
Security guard takes stranger’s car to assail robber. Car was totaled and now the 80-year-old stranger has about $6,000 in payments.
$2 million in gold doubloons returned to Spain from a ship that was sunk by British forces in 1804.
British teacher tries to teach students a lesson by pretending to kidnap school janitor at gunpoint and flee in a getaway vehicle.
I doubt this vanity plate gets you pulled over much.
The old robbing a store at finger-point fails again.
Man walks into Denny’s and cooks himself a cheeseburger while pretending to be manager.
Man gets Holyfielded during argument at a Quality Inn.
V.19 No.37 | 9/16/2010
The Daily Word 9.13.10: robot skin, Hitler liked Disney, and Aldous Huxley died on Acid.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Sep 13 2010 9:46 AM ]
Watch a video of the San Bruno gas explosion.
Not everyone loves Lady Gaga.
Delicious, crispy robot skin can feel pleasure and pain. Pressure, anyway.
Six tyrants and their secret hobbies.
Party down with new iris scanners.
Can you regrow a chopped off fingertip?
Halo Reach comes out at midnight tonight.
Police may have captured the Silver Van Del Taco Rapist.
The Rafael del Pino Foundation is paying for Bill’s trip to Spain.
Happy birthday, Fiona Apple.
V.19 No.28 | 7/15/2010
Hangover Sports Roundup: Spain and LeBron
By Justin Goodrum [ Mon Jul 12 2010 1:16 PM ]
World Cup 2010
Who would have thought when this thing began, America would care even after the United States was eliminated. Apparently, soccer took hold here, and the World Cup concluded on Sunday with Spain versus the Netherlands.
Most of match was a parade of yellow cards and physical play, and Spain had most of the clean score chances. But 90 minutes was not enough; the fate of both squads was determined in extra time. In the 116th minute, Andres Iniesta kicked in the deciding goal giving Spain its first World Cup Final victory.
The Cup slowly converted this causal styptic to a soccer believer. Don't get me wrong. Touchdowns, dunks, and knockouts will always be first on my list, but there's always room for something new. Only time will tell if Major League Soccer can use the popularity of the World Cup down the road in the U.S.
Through this entire process, James put his ego on full display. He’s ignored the Cavaliers and promised multiple titles for the Heat. Its unknown whether the self-proclaimed greatest trio in NBA history will produce a dynasty or even a profit for the organization.
One thing is for certain: The Heat took all the pressure off the defending champion L.A Lakers and painted a big bullseye on their own back instead.
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