V.24 No.43 | 10/22/2015
The Daily Word in tripping witches, Trump effigies in the South Valley and Halloween
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 27 2015 10:03 AM ]
The Southwest Chief will continue to roll through New Mexico as usual.
The Green Jeans Farmery shipping container plaza was red-tagged by the city on the eve of its grand opening.
The City is offering "haunted jail tours" at the old metro court.
The South Valley's El Kookooe was a Trump effigy this year, El Koko Trump.
Some dude in Grants, NM got really drunk and killed a friend he thought was transforming into a zombie.
The sex abuse trial of the man who was hired by APS w/out a background check, Jason Martinez, ended in mistrial.
No eggs for minors at this store during Halloween.
Happy Halloween, don't electrocute yourself.
Chewbacca was arrested in Ukraine after violating election laws by campaigning for Darth Vader on Election Day.
Halloween, Halloween, Halloween. Let's take a moment to remind ourselves why witches ride broomsticks and what really makes them fly.
The World Series begins tonight with the Mets vs the Royals in Kansas City.
V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015
The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 6 2015 10:57 AM ]
Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".
The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.
Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.
The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.
There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".
Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.
Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!
V.23 No.37 |
The Daily Word in a toy factory in downtown Albuququerque, bad ad hoc hypothoses and removing that U2 album from your iTunes
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 16 2014 9:27 AM ]
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.27 |
The Daily Word in Doritos Roulette, Sarah Palin opened her mouth and Insane Clown Posse fans are a "gang"
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 8 2014 1:57 PM ]
A Mason Jar exploded in the Jemez Mountains.
New Mexico made the top of another list, this time for slowest internet speeds in the nation.
Obama is asking Congress for 4 million dollars to help deal with all the unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the US-Mexico border.
Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit over their "gang" status was tossed out.
"Doctor Death" Jack Kevorkian's Deathmobile (a bubble window VW microbus, a real deathtrap!) was purchased from a Detroit pawnshop.
One fifth of Detroit is slated for demolition.
Three new species of mushroom were found in a package of dried mushrooms from China.
If you live in Canada you can try the new Doritos flavor: "Doritos Roulette".
V.22 No.30 |
The Daily Word in big oil, big buckets, big mushrooms and big magnets
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 30 2013 8:43 AM ]
Let's hear it for storm ponds!
More people in Albuquerque walk to work than ride the bus to work!?
Moody's downgraded Santa Fe's bond rating.
This cell phone video of Toronto police shooting/
An oil company is causing a huge leaky mess in Alberta.
Are you on board with the Zimmerman Rescue Truthers?
Big ass KFC bucket appears in yard.
Big huge electromagnet travels from New York to Illinois.
Monstrously large mushroom found in China.
A woman was arrested in connection to the Washington D.C. monument paint-splatterings.
V.22 No.16 |
The Daily Word in Black Sabbath makes plants grow, an ABBA museum and Richie Havens
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 23 2013 8:38 AM ]
Albuquerque's weekly SWAT standoff.
Northern New Mexico's used tire problem.
Plants grown with Black Sabbath playing really loud have "the best flowers...."
FAA layoffs resulting from the sequestration are screwing up flight times.
Half the prisoners at Guantanamo are staging a hunger strike.
Brian Wilson taken into custody for not going surfing.
ABBA museum opening soon in Stockholm.
V.22 No.15 |
The Daily Word in Alamogordo's Africanized bees, rat-sized snails, a cow infestation and boobs
Remembering the Dingo Bar
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 16 2013 8:25 AM ]
The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.
Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.
There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.
There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.
A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.
A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.
Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.
It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.
Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.
20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.
V.22 No.13 |
The Daily Word in same-sex marriage and North Korea
RIP Paul Williams
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Mar 29 2013 9:01 AM ]
An Albuquerque landlord was judged to be discriminatory in his treatment of a man who has multiple sclerosis.
APD released night-vision helicopter footage of neighbors in Ventana Ranch shooting at each other.
This article about North Korea has a great mixed metaphor.
Rush Limbaugh concedes (in his own way) the same-sex marriage debate.
Surprise! A Republican National Committee guy posted something offensive about gays on his Facebook page.
The show was cancelled but Michelle Shocked showed up anyway.
Florida "polo tycoon" loses bid to legally adopt girlfriend in order to avoid losing millions after a possible wrongful death judgement.
Paul Williams, founder of Crawdaddy and executor of P.K. Dick's literary estate, died.
V.22 No.9 |
The Daily Word in illegal hot air balloons, ghost wives, forced to pee in a bucket and more interlock license restrictions
Happy birthday Dean Stockwell
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 5 2013 8:28 AM ]
This guy may sue Circle K for allegedly making him pee in a bucket.
Filesharing site Pirate Bay says it has moved operations to friendlier-
Another excellent Dangerous Minds rant about Facebook's "broken on purpose" EdgeRank scheme.
The White House thinks you should be able to unlock your phone or tablet and wants the current law changed.
A town that wanted to put up a statue of Len Bias finds out that most people think of the dead basketball star as a crackhead, not an athlete. Whatever you may think, he was a pivotal figure in the War on Drugs.
These guys have a suitable dead woman that would make a great wife for your dead single brother.
Harrison Ford is going to be in Anchorman 2.
V.22 No.8 |
The Daily Word in hidden cameras, hidden faces, thrifting for Breaking Bad threads and Americans have the right to be stupid
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 26 2013 8:45 AM ]
Missing 14 year old Dylan Redwine's parents will be (arguing) on Dr. Phil today and tomorrow.
BP is going to the mat defending itself in court.
Is a T.V. commercial a "game" if you have to yell at it to make it stop?
Here's the world's largest lunchbox collection and it is for sale!
There will only be one Netflix-produced season of Arrested Development.
You gotta fight. For your right. To be stupid (according to John Kerry.)
A hot air balloon exploded in Egypt.
V.21 No.51 |
The Daily Word in beauty pageants, bilingual dogs, maple syrup, and a disgraced former APD cop returns to Albuquerque
By Geoffrey Plant [ Thu Dec 20 2012 9:03 AM ]
Rogue APD cop who served part of his lengthy sentence in Pelican Bay is back in town.
Miss Las Cruces resigned her title after being charged with DWI.
A "driving under the influence of marijuana" charge was filed against a man in Washington state.
The President of France came close to apologizing to Algeria for all the crap it went through under French colonization.
Colorado, Mayan apocalypse and the inspiration for Indiana Jones.
Get yer bulletproof backpacks heah!
Authorities in Canada have recovered two thirds of the stolen national strategic maple syrup reserve, arrested three.
Montreal passed a bylaw requiring dogs to respond to commands in both English and French.
Here is a collection of the main title sequences from all the James Bond films.
A huge mall is set to be built in a town of four in Sweden.
Good, if short, NYT Willie Nelson interview.
Andy Richter can help you come out this holiday.
Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway find out who's movie is more depressing.
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.39 |
The Daily Word in Insane Clown Posse, Iggy and The Stooges, The Thing With Two Heads, and The Army.
Why Tylenol bottles are so hard to open
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Sep 29 2012 9:41 AM ]
Someone is passing counterfeit hundies in Deming.
Gary Johnson continues to fight for inclusion in the presidential debates.
The Vatican calls the recently discovered Jesus-wife papyrus a fake.
Sam the Record Man died last week.
Thirty years ago the first Compact Discs were released.
"They didn't have volunteers stepping up and saying yeah, I'll breathe zinc cadmium sulfide with radioactive particles."
The latest on Insane Clown Posse's suit against the FBI.
This man may have killed his girlfriend because she woke him up in the middle of the night.
Most awesome movie death-scene in the entire history of cinema.
It's the thirtieth anniversary of the Tylenol murders.
V.21 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Mullet vs. beard, man vs. fish, woman vs. sandwich and Fiona Apple vs. The Man
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Sep 22 2012 12:30 PM ]
New Mexico's Spaceport development has problems.
Yes, you can play golf at the Angola Penitentiary golf course.
The ex-controller of the New Mexico Finance Authority has been indicted.
Unintentional, run-away double entendre strikes when Jill Biden introduces the Vice-President.
The Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department planned to buy a boat three days after cutting hours of service due to lack of funds.
150 years of lesbians photo gallery.
Verdict in the Amish beard-cutting case: "Mullet guilty in beard case."
A woman ate a "Stellanator" in Omaha.
A weird effigy of Obama was lynched in Austin.
This may be the first good, in-depth news item about bath salts.
Groundbreaking video illustrates the best way to clean mushrooms.
Not so groundbreaking: we are running out of fish.
An Intel worker called the police because a coworker put a "kick me" sign on his back. And people kicked him.
Some companies are instructing employees NOT to use work email after hours.
Snoop Dogg was the celebrity guest on The Price is Right yesterday.
Like many before her, Fiona Apple was busted for pot possession at the Sierra Blanca border checkpoint.
Hypnotic map of the 2012 presidential election swing states.
V.21 No.31 |
The Daily Word in the whole enchilada, no paperclips, many dangling Borises, and forty wacks
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 4 2012 10:49 AM ]
There will be NO big enchilada at the Whole Enchilada Festival in Las Cruces this year.
Damn I missed the Grilled Cheese Invitational.
Police say an Albuquerque city employee is accused of selling Oxycontin at work.
Chick-fil-A? Let's look at Hooters.
The highest court in Michigan says it's OK to bitch out Parking Police.
Someone owns a patent on cats chasing laser-pointer beams.
The Dangling Boris meme collection.
Roosting penguins partly responsible for historic Phoenix building's decline and slated destruction.
National Health Service in Manchester England has banned paperclips.
Sometimes newspapers don't play fair with their competition.
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