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V.21 No.34 |

News

The Daily Word in levees holding (or not), GOP platform-ogling and unexploded ordinance

The Daily Word

New Orleans' flood control system is so far fully operational in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

But southeast of the city, Plaquemines parish is experiencing a serious levee breach.

The International Space Station's view of the massive storm.

Some chilling phrasing from Syria's Bashar al-Assad.

Parents in the state will have to cite more specific reasons if they don't want their kids immunized for school.

One key element of the new Republican Party platform: the embrace of dark money.

Compare other elements of today's GOP stance to that of 1980.

The government has a new means of ignoring the Fourth Amendment.

Dispatches from a year spent in a "failing" school.

"What a bore," said Ray Bradbury upon learning the FBI had been investigating him.

Taking money away from hospitals that treat undocumented immigrants.

The perks of being Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Paris of the mind is preferable to the real thing."

Digital portraiture of Civil War-era Washington, D.C.

The long-term legacy of WWII bombing in Europe.

V.21 No.33 |

News

The Daily Word in Todd Akin, Susana Martinez, Walter White and Ray Bradbury

The Daily Word

Missouri Rep. Akin (of recent pregnancy-rarely-occurs-in-cases-of-"legitmate-rape" infamy) signals that he won't be giving up his Senate campaign.

State AG Gary King and Gov. Susana Martinez' administration trade barbs.

New Mexico book businesses are dismayed that the guv went mostly out of state for a high volume buy.

Mountains of presidential campaign money keep growing, and growing...

The really big Apple.

Walter White is wanted for manufacturing meth. In Tuscaloosa.

Narcocorridos likened to gangster rap.

Swedish designers unveil their "invisible," inflatable bike helmet.

The cold "heartbeat" of ice.

"Such are the mysteries of literary DNA."

V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012

Alibi Flashback

Alibi Flashback: An interview with Ray Bradbury

The death of Ray Bradbury at the age of 91 sent us on a time-tripping flashback to 1999 A.D. The famed author passed through Albuquerque then as keynote speaker at the 50th anniversary of Los Alamos National Labs. We were lucky enough to score an interview with the man.
V.20 No.47 |

news

The Daily Word in Herman Cain, Patrice O'Neal and Voltron

The Daily Word

Police clear Occupy camps in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

It was fun while it lasted Herman Cain.

Archbishop Sheehan says the Archdiocese will oppose Gov. Martinez's effort to repeal the law allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses.

R.I.P. comedian Patrice O'Neal.

Alan Dershowitz solves the Middle East.

Horse meat may soon be coming to a menu near you.

R.I.P. father of RFID technology, Charles Walton.

Watch Felicia Day play with herself, IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK!

Kidnapper sues his former hostages for breach of oral contract.

When did mac and cheese become a black thing?

Guess what happens at the end of this Corvette street racing video.

Amateur astronomer takes picture of a new solar system.

Elderly man returns money he stole from Sears over 60 years ago, with interest. Awwwww.

Ray Bradbury's classic books are finally available as overpriced e-books.

Chris Meloni is in talks to join the cast of True Blood.

Terrible burglars caught on tape in the Northeast Heights.

Elvis Costello tells fans not to buy his expensive box set.

The only known copy of Walt Disney's Hungry Hobos cartoon starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit goes up for auction next month.

Prepare yourself for the upcoming Voltron renaissance.

Happy birthday Robert Guillaume!!!

V.20 No.3 | 1/20/2011

Culture Shock

First They Came for the N-Word

A new version of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn takes out more than 200 instances of the n-word and replaces them with “slave.”

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V.19 No.33 |

Time Waster

Something Wicked This Way Will Come

Ray Bradbury, you dog you. I don't know what you did to turn Rachel Bloom on, but whatever it was, you should write a book about that, bro.