V.25 No.7 | 2/18/2016
The Daily Word in Lawsuits, Kanye West and Saturday Night Live
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Feb 15 2016 3:30 PM ]
I bet Donald Trump was that kid who got picked last by all his classmates growing up. I mean, what else would explain his ridiculous actions?
Saturday Night Live has added 10 more years to my life with the most accurate and hilarious skit.
Whole Foods is my real American Dream.
Lady Gaga pays tribute to legendary prince David Bowie.
Life has never been more clear and I owe it all to this life hack that has changed my life for the greater good.
V.25 No.5 | 2/4/2016
The Daily Word in Animals and Politics
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Feb 1 2016 12:33 PM ]
Tonight are the Iowa caucuses. What exactly are they? Well, definitely one of the weirder American traditions.
The San Francisco Police Department is under fire after some troubling behavior and texts. The Department of Justice has stepped in to do some investigating.
YouTubers react to YouTube brothers going corporate and licensing their react videos.
The Dutch have come up with a way to take down illegal drones–by training eagles of course.
Get into the spirit of Groundhog Day (tomorrow February 2nd) by reading about the history behind the holiday. Hint: the holiday was started by a hunting club, who regularly hunted groundhogs.
Why is this small Italian town celebrating the birth of a new baby? Well, because it’s been 28 years since the last baby was born there.
Coyotes in California are becoming more aggressive toward motorists. Some people are blaming it on the psychedelic mushrooms the coyotes may be eating.
Someone clever has turned Winnie the Pooh into posters for this year’s Oscar nominees.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
Dryv into my Heart
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 17 2015 1:52 PM ]
Jack Dishel (former frontman of the band Stipplicon, lead guitar for The Moldy Peaches, tenor guitarist for Little Joy, and frontman/onlyman of Only Son) just started a new YouTube series called :DRYVRS. The first episode features Macaulay Culkin as the adult version of his most well-known role, Kevin McCallister from the Home Alone series. The show follows Dishel as a regular car service passenger and his encounters with unusual drivers.
In this episode titled Just Me In The House By Myself, Culkin plays a married, grown-up version of Kevin McCallister who doesn’t know how to drive. His wife, who is normally a personal driver, did too much coke the previous night so McCallister is forced to cover for her. After arriving at the destination, Dishel and McCallister are robbed at gun-point, which brings back memories of attempted assailants and burglars for McCallister.
The show is comical and modern. Presented on Youtube, it features the entirely current concept of hiring a personal driver for an "Average Joe" with a smartphone and the weirdness that surrounds that situation. The shots change pace quickly when McCallister gets riled up, so it shows what a frenzy he’s in in comparison to Dishel, whose shots reflect him as composed and calm. It’s about 5 minutes long and definitely worth a watch.
V.24 No.49 | 12/3/2015
The Daily Word in Urinating Walls, Black Friday and The White House
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Nov 27 2015 11:34 AM ]
Are you a health freak? Well there’s a new type of tattoo just for you.
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
The Daily Word in Russia, Quentin Tarantino and Anonymous
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Nov 6 2015 1:13 PM ]
This Ohio teen had no idea he’s been considered missing for 13 years until he tried to apply for college. What are the odds?
One New Mexico filmmaker wants to give the public a glimpse into the lives of APD with a web series.
Adele’s management is taking all the fun out of being drunk on social medial.
It’s like the feud between Quentin Tarantino and Police is more drama than high school.
London gets way more than they bargained for during Million Mask March. Protests aren’t supposed to turn violent, right?
Techno and Feminism. What a time to be alive.
V.24 No.45 | 11/5/2015
The Daily Word Syria, personal zombies and Sandra Bullock
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Oct 30 2015 12:37 PM ]
Obama sends out Special Operations Forces to Syria.
Local college student creates program to pair service dogs with people who have epilepsy and it’s probably the sweetest thing ever.
What’s better than George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt? It’s actually Sandra Bullock leading an all female cast in an Ocean’s Eleven remake!
Check out this pretty awesome video of a dance-off with a police officer!
No plans on Halloween? Set yourself a date with these horror films that will make you wish you made plans instead of being alone and scared in your extremely dark house.
Pizza will never break your heart. Just check out these awesome photos for proof.
Psst. Looking for your own personal zombie for Halloween? Lyft has the hook up.
V.24 No.43 | 10/22/2015
The Daily word in Dancing, Horror and Dealers
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 22 2015 11:51 AM ]
Like mortal blood feeding a vampire, queer women in horror films gives me life.
A collection of my bbg's most important instagram posts.
Watch Jimmy, I mean Drake, dance to different songs.
I guess I'll give country music a second chance.
Anti-woman protestors don't like being counter-protested? Oh, woe is me.
Youtube is going to charge people now? Smell ya later, nerds.
Through tragedy we find that there are good people.
Hey, can I hold your lottery ticket for a second? Cool, I'll be right back.
V.24 No.28 | 7/9/2015
The Daily Word: Diseases Of The Future
By Robert Maestas [ Wed Oct 7 2015 11:38 AM ]
The great computer race.
Fuel of the future.
V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
“The Wheel of Time” on FXX?
By Devin D. O’Leary
Somebody aired a “Wheel of Time” pilot on FXX. Or did they?
V.24 No.3 |
The Daily Word In Space Camp, Fake Babies and Becoming President
By Amelia Olson [ Wed Jan 21 2015 11:53 AM ]
It’s Wednesday! How are you? Have you been getting enough sleep and drinking enough water? Don’t get too worried about all the stuff you worry about, because it will all work out. Probably. Just take a deep breath, read these mostly uplifting stories, and remember that you are important and people love you.
The fake baby in American Sniper was snubbed at the Golden Globes. RUDE.
People who care about sports are freaking out about the deflated footballs used during the Patriots game.
Eight of the 43 presidents of the United States never went to college! TAKE THAT, DAD!
Your daily proof that dogs are real life angels.
TLC has created a Kickstarter to help finance a new album.
The highest paid Youtube star is a mysterious woman who clearly loves nail art and opens Disney toys.
V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013
Foodies You Can Trust
Local voices advise on local dining
By Mina Yamashita
Mina Yamashita dishes on her favorite local food lovers.
V.21 No.52 | 12/27/2012
The Daily Word in John Kerry, Mayan Apocolypse, and Kitten for Christmas.
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 21 2012 10:58 AM ]
President Obama to nominate John Kerry as next Secretary of State.
ESPN analyst receives 30-day suspension for racial remarks against RG3.
New Mexico lawmaker Ben Lujan died Tuesday.
Gangnam Style became the first video on Youtube to reach one billion views.
Congrats, you appear to have survived the Mayan Apocalypse!
On that note, here are the most hilarious tweets about the end of the world.
Former U.S. Olympian apologizes for working as a call girl.
The NRA wants armed police officers in every school across the country.
The story of Graham getting a family for Christmas.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Beyond a shadow of a doubt
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Nov 20 2012 1:23 PM ]
Since its controversial release and subsequent rapid removal, No Doubt’s racist comeback video, “Looking Hot,” has engendered both indictments and shrugs. Marisa Demarco explains why perpetuating racist stereotypes and sexually violent themes in a pop music video matters in Plenty of Doubt.
Plenty of Doubt
Racist video mars old band's return to relevance
By Marisa Demarco
Marisa Demarco meditates on the many reasons why No Doubt’s “Looking Hot” video is racist and highly offensive.
V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012
By Devin D. O’Leary
The Elephant in the Room
With a national election looming, 2012 is a major political year. Director/co-producer Kevin J. Williams and his wife/co-producer Tamara are tapping into that zeitgeist with their independent documentary Fear of a Black Republican. The film explores why there are so few black Republicans and features interviews with such luminaries as former chair of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele, scholar Cornel West and commentators Tavis Smiley and Michelle Malkin. The film will screen locally on Saturday, July 7, starting at 7 p.m. at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro NE, in Expo New Mexico). The married filmmakers will be on hand for a post-film Q & A. Admission is “pay what you can.”
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