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V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
Tapioca coconut pumpkin pudding

Flash in the Pan

Indians, Pilgrims and Pudding

But not in that order

By Ari LeVaux
With these two pudding recipes, you can skip the crust and focus on the best part of the pie: the filling.

The Mouthful

Thankfulness Edition

By Ty Bannerman
Your editor gives his thanks.

Idiot Box

Watch, Eat, Repeat

Thanksgiving Around the Dial

By Devin D. O’Leary
What is there to watch on TV this Thanksgiving? Let’s take a trip around the dial.
V.23 No.47 |

news

The Daily Word In Pissing Kate Middleton Off, Dogs Dressed Up As Turkeys And A 6-Year-Old Girl's Skateboarding Posse

By Amelia Olson [ Wed Nov 26 2014 12:14 PM ]
The Daily Word

It’s Wednesday November 26th and this rude ass storm is ruining Thanksgiving!

Meanwhile in Southern California, three six-year-old girls are cooler than we will ever be, and skateboard all the damn time.

In Pakistan, 20-year-old Aansoo Kohli teaches 150 children in a shed, isn’t paid for the job, and is finishing her Bachelors Degree,

And if you’re American and you're reading this from your tent outside Best Buy while you wait for a 99 cent TV, joke's on you! You’re doing it wrong!

A local “cafeteria angel” is paying off student lunch debts at elementary schools anonymously and depositing money into needy families' bank accounts, because apparently some people care about other people?

And while the rest of us are consuming questionable amounts of alcohol this “holiday” season and arguing with our racist in-laws, these dogs are all that really matter this Thanksgiving.

Americans can't do anything right. We can’t even dress ourselves! Which really pisses Kate Midleton off. C'mon, you guys! Get it together!

Merry happy Thanksgiving, or whatever. Don’t drink and drive.

V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013

news

The Daily Word in exploding whales, Nexus Brewery and aging rockers

By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 29 2013 10:55 AM ]
The Daily Word

NASA is starting a moon garden.

The Denver Post has appointed a pot editor.

Think up a really good nuclear launch code.

Remember these G.I. Joe PSA parodies?

Dad colored in his kids’ drawings.

This exploding sperm whale is pretty much what I felt like last night.

Does your house have a creepy door?

A nearby skate park bothers Rob Zombie.

Enjoy this seemingly endless menagerie of aging rock stars.

Here’s the scary version of a Miley Cyrus song.

A local man gave a very unhappy Thanksgiving to two dogs.

There were also some very unhappy Thanksgiving car crashes.

Guy Fieri visited Nexus Brewery.

Happy birthday Kim Delaney.

V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013
Ty Bannerman

Food for Thought

Killing the Turkey

By Ty Bannerman
Food editor Ty Bannerman participates in his first slaughter.
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news

The Daily Word in stealthy seahorses, unpardoned turkeys and human-like baby goats

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Nov 27 2013 9:13 AM ]
The Daily Word

The weather is getting wintry and some ABQ kids need help staying warm. Here's where you can donate a coat.

A 14-year old kid was banned from Coronado mall for being punched in the head and called a fag. And then his attacker posted a video of the incident to youtube.

The NSA is watching you masturbate.

President Obama is preparing to pardon a turkey, as presidents have done since 1989.

And since the turkey gets pardoned, it's reasonable to ask: What do they eat at a White House Thanksgiving? Why, another turkey, of course. A very bad turkey who doesn't have a cute name like "Popcorn" and therefore doesn't deserve a pardon, I assume.

You can add this to your repertoire of animal-based similes: "As stealthy as a seahorse."

And finally, my favorite headline of the day: Confusion in Ekiti town as goat delivers human-like baby goat!

V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013

Feature: Film Guide

Holiday Film Guide 2013

By Devin D. O’Leary
Film Guide: Get the lowdown on all the movies hitting theaters between now and Christmas

V.21 No.48 | 11/29/2012

news

The Daily Word in Black Friday, Black Widow and Giant Tortoise.

By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Nov 23 2012 10:47 AM ]
The Daily Word

Nerves still high in Israel, despite cease-fire.

Black Friday started on Thursday this year, and some people are really unhappy about it.

Tragedy strikes the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Scientist believe they can bring a particular species of giant tortoise back from extinction.

World famous pool player “Black Widow” sues Albuquerque company over endorsment deal.

Chickenpox outbreak in Indiana is apparently the largest in US history.

Family of Hector Camacho wrestles with life support decision.

Bernalillo County commissioners gain international attention over upcoming vote to amend animal ordinance.

Yesterday in the NFL: The Texans won, the Cowboys lost and the Patriots embarrassed the Jets.

Black Friday in a nutshell: an incredibly overwhelming nutshell.

I hope you had a better Thanksgiving than this cat had.

V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012
CORE Materials / CC BY-SA 2.0

Music

Glut yourself at an aural buffet

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Wed Nov 21 2012 1:11 PM ]

Whether you’re working on Thanksgiving or are lucky enough to have the day off, you’ll need something to listen to. Drown out family arguments with the sonic feast laid before you. The Rest is Gravy mix features 23 tracks from artists ranging from Gore Gore Girls to Little Eva to The Ohio Players. Stream it below or view the full track list on the original blog post. Good gravy, y’all!

V.21 No.48 | 11/29/2012

video games

Webgame Wednesday: Crumbs

By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Nov 21 2012 1:08 PM ]

Thanksgiving is at our doorstep and we'll soon be stuffing our faces. It only seems appropriate, then, to focus this week's Webgame Wednesday on the art of eating. The simple puzzle game Crumbs asks you to hold your mouse button down and take as big a bite as you can from a cookie. Sounds simple enough. But you've barely got a second or two to complete the task. Should you take a bigger bite, or sneak in a couple of smaller bites? How does the shape of the cookie affect your eating pattern? The objective, of course, is to chomp down as much of the cookie as possible in the time you're allotted. The game is super short, but you can cycle back through, trying to improve your eating ability--just the sort of training you'll need to survive the holidays.

V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012
Perfectly cooked—by somebody else
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Food

Thanksgiving Alternatives

Burque restaurants serve up your favorite Turkey Day dishes and then do the dishes!

By Emily Aragon [ Fri Nov 16 2012 12:14 PM ]

Sick of wrangling a 12-pound bird into the oven, being confined to your kitchen for 7 hours and then desperately attempting to keep your toddler from giving his perfectly cooked yams to the dog every November? Well, the restaurants of the Duke city feel your pain and have come to the rescue. From casinos to buffets to fine dining, your favorite local spots are dishing up classy, tasty and festive spreads. Check out our Thanksgiving food calendar for times and menu information. Most sit-down meals require reservations, so give them a call to make sure it’s not all gobbled up before you get there.

V.21 No.45 |

news

The Daily Word: why George Takei is mad at facebook; how Republicans can be surprised at the Obama victory; what happens when weed is legalized in Seattle

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 10 2012 12:14 PM ]
The Daily Word

A New Mexico company is selling Breaking Bad bath salts.

The family of Albuquerque attorney Mary Han is suing APD, claiming police screwed-up the investigation into her purported suicide.

Is fracking in Rio Arriba County's future?

Albuquerque city councilors may overturn the minimum wage increase that was approved by voters last week.

David Petraeus abruptly resigned from his position as director of the CIA after his extramarital affair was exposed by the FBI.

George Clooney won the election for Obama.

Seattle Police Department explains the marijuana laws that will go into effect December Sixth.

You will probably not be allowed to hunt giant octopus in Seattle's Puget Sound anymore.

The 2011 World Press Photos contest winners.

Denmark is getting rid of the "fat-tax" that was applied to certain foods last year.

Babushkas who live in the Chernobyl "dead zone."

This song celebrating Thanksgiving may cause you to step in front of a bus.

George Takei joins the ranks of Facebook users angry about the money-grubbing EdgeRank filter.

Obama was declared the winner of the presidential contest in Florida.

Does fact checking matter if politicians continue to lie after their fabrications have been exposed?

Republicans were surprised Romney lost because they believe Rush Limbaugh and Fox news.

On this day in 1969 Sesame Street premiered.


V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012

news

The Daily Word in James Bond villians, gasoline rations and Rolling Stone

By B.L.Brennan [ Fri Nov 9 2012 10:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

Obama to make first comments on economy since re-election.

New Mexico’s 1st Gentleman starts new job in Santa Fe.

To celebrate the release of Skyfall, here are the top 10 James Bond villians of all time.

Following Sandy New York is introducing a gasoline rationing system.

Here are some tips to winterize your home.

Meet Meysi, quite possibly the tiniest, and most adorable dog on earth!

Minimum wage increase may be challenged due to mobile home park’s involvement.

Proof that your savings is best kept in the bank.

Concerned about what wine to serve at Thanksgiving dinner? This should help.

While we’re on the subject of Thanksgiving and alcohol, here is a list of Thanksgiving desserts full of bourbon.

On November 9, 1967 the first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published.

Happy Friday! Enjoy a funny cat video.

V.20 No.47 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in 1970's America, cannibalism, drugs, and Quebequois law

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Nov 27 2011 11:17 AM ]
The Daily Word

NM Secretary of State Dianna Duran ran over someone with her car.

Drive-by on Cerrillos Road Starbucks.

Giant Totoro plushie.

Excellent photos of 1970's America when everything was brown.

A Pakistani woman tried to eat her husband.

Tell these people what drugs you are using. Survey.

Occupy protests run smoother when police stay home.

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson has joined four former city mayors in support of legalizing marijuana.

'Remember, we speak French. It's good for you.'

Albuquerque Police say a Torrance county jail guard was found in a car full of smoke parked in a no-trespassing zone.

Thanksgiving. Corvettes. Crash.

NYPD riot memo re: Occupy Wall Street.

On this day in 1957 The Price is Right aired for the very first time.

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