andre the giant


V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014

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The Daily Word in Mick Jagger, the Rubik’s Cube and urine.

The Daily Word

AT&T is buying DirecTV.

Mick Jagger is a great-grandfather.

As I always suspected, urine is not sterile.

Brad Pitt tosses a beer to Matthew McConaughey.

Don’t blow smoke up my ass.

I can’t even.

Happy birthday, Rubik’s Cube.

Rest in peace, Jerry Vale.

People were surprised to see an elephant on the beach in Florida.

There is a Route 66 revitalization plan.

Starting in October, Southwest Airlines will no longer have to stop in Albuquerque.

Silver Alerts have been issued for two area senior citizens.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Suzie, did you make some guy eat a habeñero?

Happy birthday to Andre the Giant.

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News Year

The Daily Word in New Years resolutions

The Daily Word

11 things to expect in the future.

Turns out God is a woman and she just stabbed her son with a screwdriver.

Americans are getting poorer, unless you're a congressman in which case you're probably a MILLIONAIRE.

I hope there's a giant at my funeral.

Photo gallery of deserted London Christmas morning.

I love the sea dwelling cone snail, their venom can get you high and they eat things alive with utmost decorum.

Whale sperm is not the reason the world's oceans are salty.

German insurance firm rewards top employees — with an orgy.

The Sacramento Bee has an "Crime Q&A" section on their website.

Kay Stevens, Rat Pack blowj.... er, sidekick died at age 79.

Rio Grande Sun police Blotter 2011.

Five reasons not to leave the house on new years eve.

On this day in 1984 Bernhard Goetz turned himself in to NYPD because he shot a couple kids on a New York City subway a couple weeks previous.

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history lesson

DayBird - May 19th

1535 – French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships, 110 men, and Chief Donnacona's two kidnapped sons.

1568 – Queen Elizabeth I of England orders the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots. She was upset about it being the anniversary of her mommy death day.

1864 - Battle of Spotsylvania concludes. Spots lose.

1870 – Albert Fish, American serial killer, child rapist and cannibal. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, and The Boogeyman. He was so fucking evil.

1890 – H? Chí Minh, Vietnamese leader, is born.

1925 – Black Muslim leader Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebreska.

1925 – Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator. His time as the leader of Cambodia, in which he attempted to "cleanse" the country, resulted in the death of an estimated 1.7 to 2.5 million people.

1935 - T.E. Lawrence, also known as "Lawrence of Arabia," died in England from injuries sustained in a motorcycle smash. He became a legendary figure in his own lifetime, he wrote his monumental war memoir, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, and he hoped to escape his fame and live dangerously. He basically kept enlisting, in the RAF under assumed names, John Hume Ross, and again as T.E. Shaw.

In February 1935, Lawrence (as Shaw) was discharged from the RAF and returned to his cottage in Dorset. On May 13, he was critically injured while driving his motorcycle through the Dorset countryside. He had swerved to avoid two boys on bicycles. All of Britain mourned his passing. Except that one guy.

1945 – Pete Townshend, English guitarist of The Who, totes born this day.

1946 André the Giant, French professional wrestler, is born.

1962 – A birthday salute to U.S. President John F. Kennedy takes place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Famous for the Marilyn Monroe's rendition of Happy Birthday. Jackie, also died this day, but not this year, well...just a little.

1992 - Mary Jo Buttafuoco was shot and seriously wounded in Massapequa, N.Y., by her husband Joey's teenage lover, Amy Fisher.