V.20 No.7 |
The Daily Word 2.19.11: Bingaman's seat; demise of Dewey decimal; fink on Berlusconi
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Feb 19 2011 10:29 AM ]
Senator Jeff Bingaman announced his retirement. It's going to be like amphetamine musical chairs when he vacates his seat.
House republicans pass bill to implement enormous spending cuts. Hey Boehner, read my lips: "VETO."
Forest Service is afraid people will fall into holes in the Sandia mountains.
The dumbing down continues. Victim: The Dewey Decimal System.
Protesters are being killed, arrested and intimidated in Lybia, Iran, Yemen. NY Times Blog.
Speaking of intimidation, this Senate bill would make the publishing of classified information a felony.
By the way: despite popular opinion, Wikileaks has revealed a ton of important information that the hoi polloi didn't know before.
Breaking news regarding sharks.
Wild mug shot of suspected catalytic converter criminal.
Turn back the hands of time with Matt Groening's Father's 1969 short film "Basic Brown, Basic Blue."
Today is Cracker Jack Day. On this day in 1912, the first prize was placed in a box of Cracker Jack.
V.20 No.3 | 1/20/2011
The Daily Word 1.18.11: Iran hates love, resurrecting the mammoth, Facebook mug shots
By Adam Fox [ Tue Jan 18 2011 10:55 AM ]
Former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger has a drug problem. The drug? The power of being governor.
Fuck love! Iran bans production of all Valentine’s Day gifts.
Ricky Gervais hit the ball out of the park with his snide satire hosting the Golden Globes.
Protests and civil unrest are ripping Tunisia apart.
WikiLeaks strikes again; Julian Assange to release the tax info of 2,000 very wealthy people.
Dick Cheney says Obama has “learned from experience” that the Bush policies were right. I’ve “learned from experience” that Cheney is still an idiot.
Holy Jurassic Park! A team of scientists are trying to clone and bring back the extinct mammoth.
TV personality Regis Philbin is finally calling it quits at age 79.
The Supreme Court rejects an appeal from opponents of D.C.’s same-sex marriage law.
Chihuahua vs. Owl: The Battle for World Domination.
A California city considers posting drunk drivers’ mug shots on Facebook.
V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011
The Daily Word 1.11.11: alien green blob, Chicago fish die-off, heart-damaging television
By Adam Fox [ Tue Jan 11 2011 10:05 AM ]
The family of shooter Jared Loughner have barricaded themselves into their home.
A man’s severed head is found behind a New Jersey church.
Watching too much TV can damage your heart.
A mysterious green blob is photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope.
South Korean director Park Chan-Wook shoots a movie in its entirety on an iPhone.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to increase efforts and release more documents.
Chicago joins the creepy world’s-end deal with a massive fish die-off of their own.
Apparently, this newly released document proves OJ Simpson’s innocence?
Real life Terminator; an Italian man is shot in the head, sneezes out the bullet, and lives.
Auburn defeats Oregon 22-19 to win the BCS National Championship.
V.20 No.1 |
The Daily Word 1.9.11
Tucson massacre, Colorado's new governor, Justice Dept. supboenas Wikileaks twitter acct, the toilet of the future
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Jan 9 2011 8:38 AM ]
Latest on Gabrielle Giffords' shooting.
Giffords talks about rhetoric of violence during 2010 political campaign and the Palin crosshairs map
Palin crosshairs map with Giffords' district in sights.
Check out Colorado's eccentric incoming governor.
Everyone must visit Mootopia and tickle the cow.
Wikileaks Twitter account info has been subpoenaed by the Justice Dept. There's a subpoena joke in there somewhere.
Meet Blue Andy Rooney
Meet the Queen of Amphetamines, making a personal appearance in the U.S.
Meet Toronto's $400,000 automated public pay toilet!
N.Z. Farmer dies trying to rescue lamb from sewage pond.
Seattle Seahawks player runs 67 yards for game upset touchdown vs. New Orleans Saints on Saturday.
V.19 No.50 |
The Daily Word 12.22.10: DADT signed, WTF, Lakers
By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Dec 22 2010 9:14 AM ]
Sgt. Torry Chambers arrested and accused of raping female inmates at MDC.
Guv-elect pulls a secretary of education from Florida.
President Obama signs the Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal.
Toys that cause lasting psychological problems.
A nuclear treaty between the United States and Russia may pass today.
World's ugliest cat?
CIA launches WikiLeaks Task Force (WTF).
There's not an ap for WikiLeaks.
9/11 first responders pissed at Republicans.
What happened to the Lakers?
Teens not having as many babies these days.
Is America the sick kid?
50 rad things from 2010
The Daily Word 12.19.10
DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Dec 19 2010 9:46 AM ]
DREAM Act fails to pass in Grinch-like Senate.
Bank of America joins others in suspending Wikileaks accounts.
Meanwhile, in a tit-for-tat scene the Swedish police report on the Assange accusations has leaked.
Sonic booms turn crocodiles on.
Check out this ridiculously tiny lighter.
Fun fact for journalists: on this day in 1918 Lenin made it illegal for the Bolshevik press to criticize in any way the original Soviet secret police, the Cheka--which had been formed exactly one year earlier. Lenin had originally intended the secret police to be a temporary institution. Oh well.
The Daily Word 12.16.10: Afghanistan, DADT, WikiLeaks, Bill Richardon, Meat, Winona Ryder
By Laura Marrich [ Thu Dec 16 2010 11:30 AM ]
It’s raining, it’s snowing. The old man is … growing?
A decade of the U.S. in Afghanistan and conditions have never been worse.
The Senate has enough votes to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
New York Times online will revert back to a pay-site model sometime next month.
2011's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees include Neil Diamond, but not Mike Diamond.
V.19 No.50 | 12/16/2010
The Daily Word 12.13.10: the Metrodome collapses, the Holy Thorn Tree is cut down and Mona Lisa has little numbers in her eyes.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Dec 13 2010 10:07 AM ]
Vandals cut down England’s 2,000-year-old Glastonbury Holy Thorn Tree.
Watch the Metrodome collapse.
Al Queda claims responsibility for Saturday’s Stockholm attacks.
The Mona Lisa has tiny numbers and letters in her eyes.
Iranian courts sentence a man to be blinded with acid. Ooo, heaven is a place on earth.
Ron Paul may run for president again.
How to take part in a massive web attack.
Wikileaks documents indicate Texas-based DynCorp provided young boys as sex slaves in Afghanistan.
Meet the Paranoid Parrot.
The Louisiana Swamp Monster photo looks like a stupid cartoon.
The Subway at 98th and Central was robbed and two people were shot.
APD has identified one of the women in the mysterious photographs as Christina Leyba.
Happy birthday, Steve Buscemi.
The Daily Word 12.10.10: Bea Arthur a former marine, Burger King employees kill, protesters attack Prince Charles
By Adam Fox [ Fri Dec 10 2010 9:34 AM ]
The Senate fails on a possible repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
The U.S. is planning to hit Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with spying charges under the 1984-esque Espionage Act.
Student protesters in London attack a car containing Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.
A new musical satiring Scientology opens in St. Petersburg, Fla.
A suitcase is seized in Washington Dulles International Airport containing elephant tails, dried hedgehogs and chicken blood.
A Burger King employee punches a 67-year-old customer, eventually killing him.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luke Scott questions Obama’s birthplace and presidency. When your team becomes relevant, then you can talk, buddy.
This new Barbie doll could be recording child porn!
Bea Arthur used to be a truck-driving Marine. No surprise there.
“The Hasselhoffs” is pulled off the air after just two episodes.
The only IMAX theater in the state will be open in 2012 at the abandoned and desolate Winrock Center.
The Daily Word 12.09.10: Gov. Richardson, Slim Thug, Oprah
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 9 2010 10:47 AM ]
The Dream Act passed the House last night and got tabled in the Senate today. Dems are stalling to try and gather the votes.
Gov. Richardson’s going to North Korea.
10 weirdest new animals of 2010.
Hackers threaten amazon.com in defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Slim Thug on a plane diverted to Albuquerque because another passenger tried to jump out. Slim Thug Tweets need for sympathy sex due to the ordeal.
$10,000 gasoline heist in Bernalillo caught on tape.
Investigators tell a strange and sad story of ritualized sexual abuse in the East Mountains.
The worst bathroom in N.Y.C.
London tuition protests grow violent.
House Dems reject tax cut deal struck by President Obama.
Some chaplains may resign if Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is repealed.
Another case of parking tickets on a car with a dead body inside.
Howard Stren goes on and on and on. For at least five more years on Sirius.
Oprah’s not even a little bit lesbian.
Tipping has little to do with quality of service.
V.19 No.48 |
The Daily Word 12.08.10: 4chan Defends Wikileaks, Elizabeth Edwards Dies, Chrome Has No CAPSLOCK
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Dec 8 2010 9:38 AM ]
Elizabeth Edwards dies after a six-year battle with cancer.
Obama is defending his agreement to extend the Bush-Era Tax Cuts.
4chan splinter group Anonymous is attacking enemies of Wikileaks.
After 7 months in space, the secret X-37B robot space plane returns.
Bonding-out of Albuquerque jails is getting more expensive.
Attempted kidnapping in Santa Fe thwarted.
Republican Congressman tries to crowdsource an attack on science.
The FBI thinks the new Video Barbie Doll could be used for child porn.
Old Navy sells sweaters with swastika buttons.
Are you a rich jerk who wants to watch first-run movies at home? That'll be $20,000.
Where in America is the perfect place to commit a crime?
Japanese satellite Akatsuki fails to enter Venus' orbit, won't get another chance for seven years.
McDonald's in the Czech Republic is introducing five New York-themed hamburgers.
F/X cancels Terriers. I'll never love again.
John Lennon's final interview is released on the 30th anniversary of his murder.
V.19 No.46 | 11/18/2010
The Daily Word 12.6.10: Don Meredith dies, fishermen find Richard Abruzzo’s body and do the Angnes Moorhead Macarena
By Nick Brown [ Mon Dec 6 2010 10:01 AM ]
The first pivately owned spaceship will launch tomorrow.
Fishermen have found the bodies of balloonists Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer-Davis.
Wikileaks is set to release a Doomsday Machine cache of encrypted documents held hostage against state interference.
Deals in the Senate will most likely extend tax cuts and unemployment benefits.
A deadly baseball struck and killed the catcher.
Meet Edgar Jimenez, the 14-year-old hitman.
The coffee cherry dung of the palm civet produces a remarkably smooth and earthy cup of coffee.
The “Throat of Fire” volcano in Ecuador has erupted. Help. It’s an erupting…volcano.
The sharks are attacking at an Egyptian resort.
Try the pee injection diet.
Michael Cera’s hipster bullshit makes me want to vomit.
Ponder with the Philosorapter.
“Get out of your truck or the SWAT team will make you get out of your truck.”
Destiny Baca, 18, is accused of selling four marijuana cigarettes to some teenagers. Schocking.
V.19 No.48 | 12/2/2010
The Daily Word 11.30.10: ant-covered Jesus, epic snowball fight, recycled jeans Focus
By Adam Fox [ Tue Nov 30 2010 10:35 AM ]
In light of the Christmas spirit, the Smithsonian displays, among other things, an ant-covered Jesus.
You can no longer sit or lie on sidewalks in San Francisco.
An innocent snowball fight turns into a 500 person brawl in Germany.
China and North Korea are having a lover’s quarrel, according to the controversial WikiLeaks docs.
8 million people have stopped using their credit cards over the past year.
News Corp doesn’t know what the hell to do with struggling MySpace.
A casting agent for The Hobbit is fired for only looking at prospects with “light skin tones.”
A robber in Deming gets foiled when a package of empanadas is thrown at his head.
The new Ford Focus uses recycled jeans in its sound-deadening and carpet backing.
Fiji Water is no longer from Fiji.
This man, arrested 127 times, claims he is a victim of Albuquerque police.
V.19 No.30 | 7/29/2010
The Daily Word 7.26.10: Wikileaks, Love Parade and Comic-Con Pen Stabbing.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Jul 26 2010 9:43 AM ]
A Love Parade turned into a Death Parade.
Wikileaks founder explains the leaking of thousands of military documents.
Everyone’s a critic: birdshit halted a Kings of Leon concert.
See the face of the face transplant.
Tiny houses are fun.
Learn to draw a yeti. So life-like.
I sure do hope they find the yeti.
Body modification has a long and profitable history for carnival staff.
A Comic-Con pen stabbing hints at over-crowding and poor self control.
See the longest tongue in the country.
Louisiana is the laziest state in the union. I say fine, let them have their title.
Police captured the “Wiggy, Fake-Boobed, Clown Pants Robber.” As he came to be known.
It’s been raining in Albuquerque.
We’re sure killing a lot of bears around here
Police say Rhonda Estrada ran over her boyfriend’s leg then fled.
Here’s another New Mexico meltdown story.
Bernalillo County Jim Goff is an atheist.
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