harry potter


V.20 No.28 |

news

The Daily Word in Darren White, Harry Potter and His Noodly Appendage

The Daily Word

Meet the police officer who showed up to the car accident of Darren White's wife. The officer says his police report was rejected for grammatical errors.

Spelling errors cost millions.

Preschool kids playing with hypodermic needles.

Yogurt guy facing federal charges, three to five years behind bars and a $250,000 fine.

Mayor of Columbus, N.M., pleas guilty to gun smuggling for Mexican drug gangs. Town's police department shut down earlier this week, too.

The last Harry Potter movie is pretty good, says this reviewer.

Research uncovers a daily pill that protects people from HIV.

Marijuana can be even greener.

Pastafarian wins legal battle to wear pasta strainer on his head for his driver's license picture. (May His Noodly Appendage bless you, good sir.)

Du … Du Hast … Du Hast Mich as interpreted by a choir in Belgrade.

Reuse an Altoids tin without losing your masculinity.

The behaviors of state flags. (Sometimes state flags honor murderous severed limbs.)

North Dakota might not be a state.


V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011

news

The Daily Word with Wildfire Waning, Daniel Radcliffe Drinking, Toilet Paper Rationing

The Daily Word

Casey Anthony is found not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her two-year old daughter.

Evacuated New Mexico homeowners can return to their homes today, but the massive wildfire continues.

Three small spot fires broke out during the public fireworks display at Balloon Fiesta Park last night. You just can’t win.

Recipe for disaster; the New York City Parks Department is rationing toilet paper on the Coney Island Boardwalk to save a few bucks.

You can’t buy these adorable puppies if you’ve been drinking.

A civil rights reporter stages her own rape to cure PTSD.

“Facebook parties” might soon be banned in Germany.

Whoops. AOL urges men to masturbate more on its main page.

Actor Daniel Radcliffe developed a drinking problem while filming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Shia LeBeouf plans to direct a documentary on Marilyn Manson’s upcoming album.

Perpetual eating contest champion Joey Chestnut consumes up to 20,000 calories a day.

V.20 No.25 |

NEWS

The Daily Word 6.27.11: Las Conchas Fire, Missing Moon Dust, Bigfoot, Anthrax Poo, Creepy Dolls

The Daily Word

Los Alamos and White Rock residents under voluntary evacuation due to Las Conchas fire.

An albuquerque family gets robbed while taking dying Dad to the hospital. Talk about kicking 'em while they're down ...

Missing Apollo 11 moon dust is recovered.

More information on Sierra, Calif., Bigfoot investigation. (Also, the Sanger Paranormal Society's got a new television series.)

Harry Potter fans have two things to be excited about: e-books and the (still somewhat secretive) launch of Pottermore.com.

Sad but fascinating: What children's skulls look like when they are about to lose their baby teeth.

California criminal claims to have anthrax in his backpack. Further investigation reveals that it was merely his own poo.

Grab the tissue box: Naki'o the Red Heeler pup can run and play again with four new bionic legs.

Check out these cool body tricks.

What's creepier than a decaying doll? 50,000 decaying dolls.

Apparently fire is WAY cooler in space.

Left-handedness may actually be a form of cognitive impairment. Sorry guys.

V.19 No.45 |

news

The Daily Word 11.17.10: Four Loco, Personal Pie Maker, Bill Nye

The Daily Word

Water main break in the Heights last night.

For 18 minutes this April, China hijacked the internet.

Germany warns of terrorist attack.

Better stock up on your 4Loco before it's banned in New Mexico.

Amazing collection of animated gifs you won't find on 4chan.

Gizmodo obtains 100 leaked body scans.

I'm not sure what to think of this weird ring ufo.

Artifacts from King Richard II's tomb rediscovered.

The best moments from Sarah Palin's Alaska.

Only eight days until Thanksgiving.

Worlds biggest dork loser psycho Harry Potter fan.

Los Cuates is going to open a restaurant at the Sunport.

Paleontologists in Pittsburgh reveal the worlds largest lungfish.

What's the best cooking oil to use?

Hey nerds! Here's the trailer for the Green Lantern movie.

Two weeks after I buy this personal pie maker I will be dead.

Modern canning was invented 261 years ago today.

Bill Nye The Science Guy collapses during speech.

Bookmark this page for when McDonald's stops making the McRib.

Happy birthday Rock Hudson!

V.19 No.39 |

news

The Daily Word 10.06.10: Disaster In Hungary, Alien Life In The Clouds, Vampire Fish In The Mekong

The Daily Word

Pot raid at Santa Fe montessori school turns up tomatoes.

Shiny new UNM parking structure opens.

APS teachers are facing layoffs.

Tennessee man doesn't pay $75 fire protection fee, firefighters refuse to help stop his house from burning down.

Alert driver saves abducted California girl.

Rube Goldberg marriage proposal machine.

Ecological disaster in Hungary.

J.K. Rowling says she probably won't, but maybe will write three more Harry Potter novels.

Elf-rockers Sigur Rós use their blog to call-out advertisers for ripping off paying homage to their music.

New language discovered in the Himalayas.

Awesome trailer for new Thai action movie Red Eagle.

Graphical guide to your Facebook portrait.

I would like to retain 'fart in your general direction'

British scientists are searching for alien life in Earth's upper atmosphere.

Debtors' prison is making a comeback.

Dracula Fish discovered in South-East Asia.

$38 million dollar diamond goes on sale next month.

Interesting list of unused jokes and story ideas from former Simpsons showrunners.

Happy birthday to Pink Ranger Amy Jo Johnson!

V.19 No.9 | 3/4/2010

Happy Birthday, Ron

So, um, today (March 1) is apparently the birthday of Ron Weasley, the ginger-headed sidekick from the Harry Potter books. Normal people probably don’t care, but I’m sure hardcore wizarding nerds are wetting themselves with glee and planning elaborate cupcake parties with their cats. Warner Brothers, maker of the Harry Potter movies, is celebrating by offering 20 percent off all Harry Potter merchandise at the company’s online store. Drop a dime or two on a “Weasley Electric Shock Shake” T-shirt or a replica Hogwarts Express ticket. And happy Birthday, Ron—you imaginary person, you.

V.18 No.30 | 7/23/2009

Harry Potter and the Real Life Anime Character

Oh, the Internet. We’ve had a love/hate relationship for the past 14 years or so, but for this, I take it all back. I love you.

The premise behind these videos is simple. Japanese girl wins a contest to visit the set of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the film that was just released. She interviews Daniel Radcliffe (Harry) and Rupert Grint (Ron).

And yet, this is so much more. Dare I say that these are the two most perfect interviews of any celebrities, ever? I propose that all star interviews be conducted by 13-year-old fangirls, preferably with a language barrier.

Via Japan Probe.

V.18 No.29 | 7/16/2009
“Chug! Chug! Chug! Chug!”

Film Review

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The magic doesn’t run dry in Potter’s sixth outing

Given the almost incalculable success of the Harry Potter books and the guaranteed gravy train of subsequent movies, you could easily forgive Warner Brothers for slacking off a bit on the later entries in the film series. You could. But thankfully, you don’t have to.

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