Tavis Smiley


V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016

The Daily Word in Bug Brains, Nutty Princes and Trolling Caleb James

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A Tim Burton-themed bar and by-reservation-only dining room has opened up in New York City with Burtonesque décor and foodstuffs. One more reason for me to avoid New York.

Some kid got arrested for threatening to bomb a Trump rally on Twitter. And I thought Trump supporters were crazy.

A new ABQ café called Gatos y Galletas gives customers a chance to hang out with their furry friends. It also gave me the chance to troll KOB's Caleb James (aka the Duke City Dreamboat).

Here's Tavis Smiley's full interview with Prince. Strap in for talk about angelic healing and chem trails. We'll miss you, you crazy bastard.

Two sophomores at the University of Washington have invented gloves that can convert sign language into speech or written words. I can't wait to hear the ones Russell Peters was talking about.

Although the largest insect brain is smaller than a grain of rice, researches have learned that bugs are able to make choices, meaning they might have consciousness.

A man finds a six-foot snake in his toilet, begging the question, "How much did you drink last night?"

Good luck on getting that tax return any time soon. 59,000 state returns are under scrutiny for fraud, so you have to wait on getting that new solar-powered airplane.

V.25 No.1 | 01/07/2016

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The Daily Word in major I-40 & Louisiana Blvd construction, an electric car by Apple and Tavis Smiley vs Donald Trump

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The major rebuild of the eastbound I-40 Louisiana Blvd. off-ramp began last night and will be affecting traffic on I-40 and Louisiana Blvd. through June 2016.

David Bowie's first fan letter from America was sent by a New Mexican girl.

Some folks are raising awareness of oil exploration plans in Rio Rancho.

Donald Trump's latest twitter dispute is with Tavis Smiley, who is asking the media to start asking why Trump is so popular rather than simply marveling at Trump's popularity.

Apple is apparently developing an electric car.

Music and culture critic Robert Christgau writes about 6 things Bowie did in the '70s that changed music and culture.

The Free Range Kids movement is celebrating a new federal law that allows kids to walk to school at whatever age parents feel is appropriate.

World's most (in)famous county clerk, Kim Davis, will be attending the State of the Union address tonight.

You could be the proud owner of Anton LaVey's drawing of a "typical '70s male" if you have the economic might to win the eBay auction.