V.26 No.9 | 03/02/2017
The Daily Word in Trump's baldness or hair, Trump's alternative facts and goodbye Albuquerque Cab
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 7 2017 2:21 PM ]
Albuquerque Cab Company closed on Monday, citing competition from Uber as a contributing factor in the 40 year old company's demise.
Uber riders take note that riding in a yellow cab is safer than riding in a blue ... cab.
A New Mexico themed t-shirt made by J. Crew contains so many errors—including a large saguaro cactus— in its design that stores have been selling out of the unintentionally funny/stupid torso sheath.
There was a fire in the Bosque around Montano bridge yesterday.
President Trump's latest gaffe is a tweet blaming Obama for releasing 120 Gitmo prisoners "back to the battlefield". Obama's administration actually released a total of 9 prisoners while Bush released the other 113 Gitmo detainees.
Man ingests pregnant spider, spider gives birth, baby spiders begin crawling out of man's mouth. Really, tho, the only thing man ingested was some powerful LSD....
This is absolutely the BEST Trump-hair video yet.
V.26 No.7 | 02/16/2017
The Daily Word in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Uber and the Slow Destruction of the US
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Feb 22 2017 10:27 AM ]
This one's for the laaadiiiessss! But really, ladies, take a look at this.
The Trump administration may soon be rescinding the rights trans students have in schools across the US.
Muslim activists raised over $70,000 to repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery.
Guess who the first rapper to be elected to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame is?
Instagram presents an original idea!
No person owes anyone else an explanation for their existence. People don't have to be nice to you for your own comfort.
What health services vital healthcare services will the Trump administration do away with next? Maternity leave? Oral and vision care for children? Habilitative services? Prescription assistance? There's so much to choose from!
Uber is finally addressing issues of sexism and sexual harassment.
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
He wouldn’t drink and drive, that’s for sure.
By Rini Grammer
Even as you enjoy this holiday season and our fabulous Boozy Gift Guide, never, never drink and drive!
V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016
The Daily Word in Squishy Robots, Dark Galaxies and Neon Tarot
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Aug 27 2016 10:49 AM ]
Artist Oliver Hibert has given the people what they want: A psychedelic, neon tarot deck.
Forget Uber. Singapore has just introduced self-driving cabs.
A galaxy that's almost 99.99% made up of dark matter has been discovered known as Dragonfly 44.
Siberian archeologists found the world's oldest sewing needle in a cave, implying that the people who lived there were more advanced than previously believed.
An Austrian town is being terrorized by a catnapper. 52 cats have gone missing, and some of them have come back with hard to explain injuries.
A guy in Norway lowered himself into a portable toilet to retrieve his friend's lost phone. Guess what? He got stuck, and rescue workers had to free him. That's what friends are for.
Octobot is a squishy, eight-armed, octopus shaped robot made with 3D printing and silicone gel. The kicker: Instead of a battery, Octobot runs on chemical reactions inside its completely flexible body.
V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
BCSO Conducting DWI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols Today, Aug 12th Thru Saturday, August 13th
Construction-Related Lane Closures Around the Big I Aug. 12th to Aug. 15th
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 12 2016 2:53 PM ]
The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office will be be conducting saturation patrols this weekend, looking for people driving under the influence and driving aggressively. Checkpoints will be set up in the North Valley to further check driver's insurance compliance, seatbelt compliance as well as child safety restraints in vehicles.
These checkpoints and saturation patrols are in effect thru Saturday Aug. 13th.
Let us all take some responsibility for bringing down our state's drunk driving numbers. This can be accomplished with greater public awareness, in conjunction with more effective enforcement by local law organizations. Fundamentally, drivers can avoid trouble by designating a driver, driving respectfully, buckling your seat belts and knowing when to find alternate carriage home from any party or show if you've tied one on.
There are also some concomitant construction projects affecting the Big I area from Aug, 12 thru Aug. 15th. As Follows:
I-25 Southbound bridge over Menaul will have right lane closures.
I-40 Eastbound over University Blvd (east of the Big I) will have various lanes closed.
If you are heading north on I-25 to eastbound I-40: left lane will be closed during this time.
If in doubt as to your ability to drive, CALL A TAXI.
Yellow Cab: 505-247-8888
Checker Cab: 505-243-7777
Safe Ride ABQ: 505-203-5386
Green Cab: 505-235-5140
ABQ Cab: 505-883-4888
Tavern Taxi only functions on certain major drunkening
V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
The Daily Word in Kalamazoo shooting, Kesha and Apple
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Feb 22 2016 2:29 PM ]
Kesha’s court battle with her producer has everyone riled up and it’s for a damn good reason.
My heart strings are about to be tugged right out of my chest because what can be sweeter than this?
FBI VS Apple. Who will win?
For 2 minutes and 40 seconds I forgot that this Game of Thrones and Donald Trump mashup actually has real footage of things Donald Trump has said.
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool is the best of all time.
V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016
The Daily Word in Racism, Periods and Linguistics
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Feb 11 2016 10:26 AM ]
Morgan Stanley has to pay 3.2 billion for their involvement to the mortgage crisis.
“We’re all Africans,” says the rich white lady speaking to other rich white people.
The casual and cool NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talks about Mars and how he had to plead to get into the naval academy.
This one goes out to all my word-nerds.
No, Uber and Lyft are totally legal now!
Justice may exist in the US, starting with Ferguson.
Because bleeding out the hoohah is SUPER luxurious.
The City of Cleveland just told Tamir Rice’s family that they have to pay for the emergency medical services he required after being shot because why stop their trauma after killing their child?!
V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
The Daily Word in Google Cardboard, an unhappy anniversary and a cat mobbed by toy mice
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 2 2016 3:54 PM ]
Today is the anniversary of the discovery of 11 women's bodies on Albuquerque's West Mesa.
Google is bringing their "Google Cardboard" virtual reality to local schools.
This woman is demanding a lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars.
Government officials worry about stronger encryption thwarting their surveillance
Uber drivers complain that they aren't being compensated fairly.
Here's a great cat picture from the internet.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
Local News Buffet
All the news that’s fit to eat
By Cerridwen Stucky and Ty Bannerman
APD to start enforcing new food truck rules and other news for you to chew on.
V.24 No.48 | 11/26/2015
Considering Holiday Spirits
By Megan Reneau
A guide to enjoying your holiday beverages like a grownup and not killing anyone or yourself on your way back from the bar.
V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015
The Daily Word in emojis, the flu and the future via Twitter
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Nov 19 2015 10:59 AM ]
Only a twitter bot can predict the future.
The suspected organizer of the terrorist attacks in Paris is reportedly killed.
A summation of anti-feminists to induce your daily rage.
Learn more about the history of lesbianism on the island of Nantucket.
Good Charlotte is back, thank Satan.
Morsels by Megan Foldenauer is deliciously lovely.
Where revenge porn and sex work intersect.
Take-out flu shots delivered by Uber? Alright.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
The Daily Word in Amazon bookstores, more VW fraud and Bad Brains' Dr. Know is on life support
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 3 2015 11:05 AM ]
New Mexico may resolve its impending driver's license problem by offering undocumented immigrants "driving privilege cards".
Uber isn't always cheaper than a taxi, this Halloween reveler discovered.
Stu Walker, the announcer at UNM Lobo basketball and Albuquerque Isotopes games, passed away yesterday.
After destroying locally owned bookstores around the planet, dastardly Amazon begins opening their own brick and mortar stores.
Despite claims by VW that they had come clean about the scope of their emissions fraud, previously unimplicated Porsche and Audi vehicles are discovered to be running the illegal software.
Check out this nifty site that shows where your surname is most prevalent, how many people you share it with and where it originated.
The popular movie in Germany right now is a very funny Hitler comedy.
The IRS is using "Stingray" location software to build cases against its suspects.
V.24 No.20 | 05/14/2015
The Daily Word in "skin" milk, Uber and B.B. King's passing
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 15 2015 9:23 AM ]
Packages of pot washed ashore in North Carolina and Alabama. So the takeaway is that mermaids like to get high too?
A Florida woman pleaded no contest in court and was convicted for drowning a puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom. That poor pooch.
While searching for a 24-year-old woman in the Sandia Mountains, authorities found some skeletal remains. The woman is still missing; send good vibes their way so they can bring her back safely.
The state of New Mexico is trying to return $151 million in unclaimed cash. I knew I'd left it somewhere!
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says there are no charges against District Attorney Kari Brandenburg.
A woman has been accused of putting dead foot skin in her roommate's milk. Ewwwwww ...
V.23 No.48 |
The Daily Word in a 9-year-old's arrest, an Austin shooting and Barbie's decline
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Nov 28 2014 9:24 AM ]
An Ohio teacher is recovering from her sixth surgery after four teens dropped a 4.5lb rock on her car and crushed her skull.
Forget Barbie. It's all about the Frozen toys this year.
Today, the UN Committee Against Torture urged the US to “fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.”
Due to an injunction for acting like a taxi company, Uber has suspended its transportation operations in Nevada.
KRQE's got you covered of you wanna read a little about Black Friday before venturing out into the unknown (if you haven't already done so).
Wanna see all the crazy stuff the TSA has found in people's bags? Note: Be glad they check this stuff.
A 20-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a teenage couple last month in Santa Fe is being returned to the City Different.
The new I-25/Paseo overpass currently in construction will be “cast in colors that mimic the sun hitting the Sandia Mountains.”
A 9-year-old girl was arrested and charged with battery for allegedly punching her 6-year-old sister in the head.
V.23 No.38 |
The Daily Word in trying to shut down ride-sharing in ABQ, changing ingress to Old Town and talking about the fence around the White House.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 23 2014 12:10 PM ]
A property owner in Albuquerque's Old Town has blocked a major pedestrian entrance to the historic and shop-filled plaza.
Local taxi and limousine companies are trying again to make ride-sharing services go away.
There was a riot at the Cibola County Detention Center.
This guy has countless and uncontrollable orgasms all the time.
This company is buying student loan debt and then forgiving the debt.
Automobiles have black boxes in them now.
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