Alibi V.23 No.1 • Jan 2-8, 2014

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Odds & Ends

From Iceland to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

film

TV 2013

The best (and worst) around the dial

I don’t know about you, but I spent a lot of hours sitting on the sofa waching television in 2013. Was it worth it? Yes and no.

food

Food Year Resolutions

The Alibi welcomes 2014 with the promises we probably won’t keep

We probably won’t keep these food resolutions for 2014. But at least we can say we tried.

music

2-Up

This week, power up with stoner doom and surf noir. Scope all the deets in 2-Up.

Musical Madness

A look (and listen) back at 2013

Wherein contributing writer M. Brianna Stallings indexes and analyzes the Alibi's collective Sonic Reducer micro review coverage for listmas hits ... and potential misses.

art

Culture Shock

See some art, be some art, and give the gift of art with this week’s Culture Shock.

Boner Killer

The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.

Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion

Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.

Alibi V.22 No.52 • Dec 26-Jan 1, 2013

news

Odds & Ends

All over the US, baby, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.

music

Four Up

Hankering for post-prog sci-fi rawk, sleaze-thrash, Everhard-core, classical, dream-pop, swervegaze or a synthpop/industrial Nightmare? Four Up has your number.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Burial, Mutual Benefit and Boston.

art

Stolen Romance

Author Molly Evans lost her life's work in a robbery. But not her fighting spirit.

For romance author Molly Evans, it wasn't the loss of her valuables but what they contained: 22 years of work as a published author.

film

American Hustle

The con is on in David O. Russell’s hilarious history lesson

Who do we hate more: the wrongdoers or the whistleblowers? The criminals or the cops?

Reel World

KiMo marathons and Stephen King double features—a look at all the hot film happenings around New Mexico.

Redneck Rampage

“Duck Dynasty” on A&E

Season 5 of “Duck Dynasty” premieres Jan. 15 on A&E. What a coincidence.

Week in Sloth

Endings and beginnings: We take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

food

Alibi V.22 No.51 • Dec 19-25, 2013

Maximum King

Downtown gallery brings the ho-ho-horror

The Creepshow: A Tribute to Stephen King is the twisted brainchild of three artists, and it offers a chance to delight in all kinds of nightmarish images.

news

Move Over Mr. White

“Longmire” produces a new New Mexico Walt

Rebecca Gonzales investigates “Longmire,” the biggest filmed-in-New Mexico television drama this side of “Breaking Bad.”

Odds & Ends

From Florida to New Jersey, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

Letters

Wherein the readers write about workplace trends, response to regret, Christmas on eight legs and preserving the Organ Mountains.

film

Saving Mr. Banks

Intimate biopic exposes the rocky artistic relationship behind Disney’s Mary Poppins

What if the grumpiest woman in creation met the inventor of the Happiest Place on Earth? Saving Mr. Banks exposes the rocky artistic relationship behind Disney’s Mary Poppins.

Reel World

December 21 is the Winter Solstice. That makes this Saturday the shortest, darkest day of the year. So why not celebrate with a bunch of short, dark films?

Week in Sloth

Rubber monsters, gypsies and hellcats—a quick spin around the television dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

music

Four Up

If you’re ho-ho-hoping for avant jazz, smashups and vinyl, grindcore and ethereal experimental gigs, Four Up has your number.

Stoned Soul Christmas

Gifting funk, soul, R&B, doo-wop and classic jazz

DJ and noise artist Tahnee Udero celebrates TAHNZZ listmas accolades by wrapping up the funkiest and most soulful Xmas mixtape you’ve never heard.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Steve Hammond, Neil Young and Childish Gambino.

art

Picture Show

A new wave of artistic film posters comes aboveground

Showcasing the pictorial renaissance in upwards of 200 posters from over 100 artists, this glossy, gifty book is packed with deep affection for—and great examples of—the art of the one-sheet.

Pulp Tweed

New biography of Raymond Chandler digs into why he began writing and why Hollywood hated him.

Never Trust Anyone Over 30

Stay Solid! A Radical Handbook for Youth is a handbook written by and for activist youth and the adult allies who want to empower them.

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