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V.25 No.26 | 06/30/2016

The Daily Word in Spain, UFOs and Clinical Possession

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Two government workers in Spain got busted for skipping work ... for 15 years!

Hey, look what else happened in Spain: A woman was arrested after allegedly stalking Stephen Hawking across multiple countries and sending him death threats.

Yesterday was World UFO Day. If you missed this most joyous of occasions, you can make up for it with a YouTube marathon of paranoid UFO conspiracy "documentaries."

Board-certified psychiatrist Richard Gallagher says sometimes, crazy people are legitimately possessed by evil spirits. He notes that some "possessed" people speak in languages they shouldn't know or can even know secrets about strangers. (I don't think he's ever heard of "cold reading." Look it up.)

Some badass NM scientists are going after the Zika virus by enacting large-scale genocide on those blood-sucking mosquito jerks.

V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016

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The Daily Word in protecting the Petroglyph National Monument, pharma bro and hangover-less booze

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New Mexico may soon have two different driver's licenses in order to comply with the Federal Real ID law.

Albuquerque may purchase land adjoining the Petroglyph National Monument in an effort to thwart development near the ancient site.

A local teen with Down Syndrome was robbed of his tablets, computer and other electronics he uses for school and to communicate with others.

Here is Stephen Hawking's list of top ways humans will destroy themselves and the planet.

Donald Trump proves lacking in knowledge of the Bible.

Experts agree Sarah Palin must be the surprise guest at a Trump rally today.

Univision Inc. now owns the controlling interest in the satire publication The Onion.

North Korea claims to have invented booze that won't give one a hangover.

Bro, don't call him "pharma bro" anymore, bro.

V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015

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The Daily Word in tiny frogs, fossil fuels and Mickey Rourke’s new face

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Some very tiny frogs were discovered.

The fossil fuel industry's new campaign to mislead the public may be bordering on racketeering.

Facebook won't leave this Taos man alone, prompting him to sue the company.

ISIS has cut off the water supply to loyalist Iraqi towns.

Check out Mickey Rourke's newest face.

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are also under attack in Suge Knight’s murder trial.

A shifting gravitational field is causing Pluto's moons to wobble chaotically.

Stephen Hawking is open to assisted suicide.

Ever wondered where the various " Keep Calm" slogans originated from?

Sexpert Dr. Ruth Westheimer turns 87 today!

V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015

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The Daily Word in monster trucks, gold statuettes, and the end of human civilization

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With the help of skilled drivers, a few dozen homosapiens on the West coast of North America transported small metal statuettes back to their lavish dwellings in elongated automobiles.

Why was Joan Rivers left out of the 'In Memorium' montage of The Oscars?

How do they pick the Oscar Winners?

11 students at Wesleyan were hospitalized after overdosing on MDMA, also known as 'Molly.'

A driver crashed into an electrical pole that knocked out the power to Tingley Coliseum right before the Monster Truck Jam. The intentional crashes of the spectacle were unaffected.

Why were these weird food patents unsuccessful?

The already questionable reputation of Downtown Albuquerque is being tarnished by late-night brawls.

Poor little spaceport.

If anyone knows what will destroy human civilization, it’s Stephen Hawking.

Are You More Like Jennifer Lawrence Or Emma Stone? Take the quiz!

Peter Fonda turns 75 today!

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The Daily Word in democracy, pizza and Hotel California

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Yesterday's Daily Word proffered in-depth coverage of the Paris terror attacks on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. In the spirit of promoting the universal values of democracy and freedom of expression, here's a link to an English translation of Charlie Hebdo's website. Parlez-vous français? Here's the original, untranslated link.

The drought-sapped rivers of the Southwest formally invite El Niño to kick up "the oomph."

Northbound Girard at Coal is closed as police investigate a city bus crashing into a home. According to APD, no one in the home was injured, and information on passenger injuries is forthcoming.

New Mexico residents don't love pizza enough.

FREE download OTD = Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove's truly creepy cover of the Eagles' "Hotel California." Stream and download it here.

Lori Nix’s post-apocalyptic dioramas are hella rad.

Wherever you're heading, "bring your Alibis" along for our websclusive weekly pop quiz, a review of dirty German sex comedy Wetlands, your weekly rock sermon, a Netflix-centric We Like to Watch (Instantly) column on Finding Fela!, The Weird World of Blowfly and Hit So Hard, an interview with awesome Native comedy troupe the 1491s and a review of Indian-slash-Nepali restaurant Taste of Himalayas.

Happy birthday, Elvis Presley, Stephen Hawking, Jenny Lewis and David Bowie!

V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
“Hey, baby. Wanna hear my theory on space-time singularities as they relate to non-rotating black holes?”

Film Review

The Theory of Everything

Love is a black hole in surprisingly romantic Stephen Hawking biopic

Love is a black hole in the surprisingly romantic Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything.
V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014

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The Daily Word in Olive Garden, Chick-Fil-A and the destruction of the universe.

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I suspect I’ve been fighting the new unidentified respiratory virus for two weeks as of tomorrow.

Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson comes clean with a racist email.

Stephen Hawking says the God particle could destroy the entire universe.

Behold the viking ring fortress.

Put a coin in dry ice.

Olive Garden offers you endless noodles for seven weeks.

The founder of Chick-Fil-A died.

Kate Middleton is pregnant again.

Will Bernalillo County commissioners put pot on the ballot?

The return of “Cops” makes some people angry.

The Grim Reaper spoke to KRQE.

Happy birthday, Aimee Mann.

V.21 No.9 | 3/1/2012

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The Daily Word in Jeremy Lin’s old boxer briefs, airplane lavatory leak and sex club swinger Stephen Hawking

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The 17-year-old who police say is responsible for the Ohio high school shooting posted a creepy Facebook rant weeks before.

GOP hopefuls Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are pretty much tied heading in to the Michigan primary.

Cambridge University says Stephen Hawking visited a California swingers’ sex club.

What’s the worlwide, widespread, cover-your-mouth epidemic for the new year? Bat Flu.

I can’t think of much worse things than getting dumped on by an airplane’s lavatory leak.

A small, child-size part of me died when I discovered Berenstain Bears co-creator Jan Berenstain died.

A deer in Ohio saves the day when it interferes with a man choking a woman with purse straps.

According to Julian Assange’s newest Wikileak, officials in Pakistan knew where Osama Bin Laden was.

The Leap Year, explained.

You, too, can now bid on a pair of Jeremy Lin’s old boxer briefs on eBay.

Virginia resident Hank the Cat hopes to earn your vote for the Senate in promising “milk in every bowl.”

Thanks to Emily for some of today’s links.

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The Daily Word: Melatonin-Laced Brownies, No Heaven For You, Oprah's Final Guests

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the of floodgates on the Morganza Spillway, forcing almost 4,000 people to evacuate.

Man stabbed after parking space argument.

The abandoned Anasazi Building is getting some security upgrades.

Space Shuttle Endeavour launches on its final mission to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.

Denver school district bans breast cancer awareness bracelet.

Roswell teen arrested and charged with posting a nude photo of his girlfriend on Facebook after she refused sex.

The most powerful atomic clock EVER!

Steven Hawking: There is no heaven.

Scientists discover an obesity master switch.

The $190,000 bar tab.

Netflix announces deal with Miramax to bring hundreds of films to it's popular streaming service.

Meet Albuquerque's Red Light Camera Queen.

NBC renews Celebrity Apprentice.

Chuck E. Cheese is sued for promoting gambling in kids.

Stupid plankers.

Oprah reveals her final guest list.

Are Lazy Cakes the next Four Loco?

Happy Birthday Tori Spelling!!!

V.19 No.16 | 4/22/2010

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The Daily Word 4.26.10: Tornado, Yeti, Spock.

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A Tornado kills 10 in Mississippi.

An earthquake hits Taiwan with small effect.

The economy shows signs of improvement.

Stephen Hawking urges us to avoid aliens.

Spock has a new hand signal.

There’s a leaking oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

Take a look at this woman’s hobbit hole.

Here’s a nice addition to the Apple logo.

A stuffed yeti and other creatures went up for auction.

You might as well watch the live barn owl cam.

Here’s the trailer for the new Batman cartoon-movie, if anybody’s interested.

Thilay Lama didn’t want to be rescued from Bandelier.

A Sunday morning house fire in Albuquerque. I saw the smoke.

Richard Jojola is mean to puppies.

It’s Joan Chen’s birthday. She had to wear a little maid’s cap on “Twin Peaks.”