Alibi V.24 No.29 • July 16-22, 2015


Judd Apatow + Amy Schumer = Love

Amy Schumer brings raunch to rom-coms in Trainwreck.

On Saturday, Mar. 24 Rejoice: Best of Burque Music Showcase is Go

More awesome local bands than ever!

Driving home while thinking about the cultural profoundity of events like Weekly Alibi’s upcoming Best of Burque Music Showcase—which is happening on Saturday evening, March 24, downtown, in case you did not know that fact—led me to the shores of ghetto Smith’s where I repaired to the produce section for some fresh fruit to calm my florid mind.


Crib Notes: July 16, 2015

The News Monkey’s feline agents could land any time to verify your compliance. If you want them to be someone else’s problem, then have these answers ready.


Reel World

Native American drama gets test screening in Santa Fe, Can’t Stop the Serenity event helps local charity, burger-based fundraiser benefits New Mexico Film Foundation

Super TV

Six scoops from San Diego Comic-Con

“Ash vs. Evil Dead,” “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and other genre TV scoops from San Diego Comic-Con

Week in Sloth

Syfy caters to “Geeks Who Drink,” Denis Leary loves “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” Nickelodeon animates “Pig Goat Banana Cricket”


Seriously Funny

Jim Norton on comedy, prostitution and PC culture

Jim Norton will tears at your nerve endings and make you feel like you’re on the brink of a cliff.



Alibi V.24 No.28 • July 9-15, 2015

Central by the Sea

Mexican Seafood at Sharky’s

Ari LeVaux discovers cahuamanta and more at this mariscos joint.


Crib Notes: July 9, 2015

Don't be afeared, 'cuz if you done heared tell what everybody been jawin' about in Albuquerque, then you're fixin' to a’win this like a polecat at a stinkin’ contest.


Summer Stars, Summer Nights

Five outrageous opportunities to shine

Show Up! has the deets on post-modern delta blues, Brazil-flavored avant-garde, Cabaret and jazz-rock.

An Operatic Vision

Crosby’s life as music

Craig A. Smith weaves the tale of John Crosby’s mission to create a world-class opera house on a mesa near Santa Fe.


Deserts of Mars

The Rite of Mars is a play, but also a teaching ritual for Aleister Crowley's idea of the nature of the planet Mars and its occult significance.


Testament of Youth

BBC drama looks at World War I through a darker lens

It’s hard to see what separates this high-tone adaptation from just another well-mounted episode of “Masterpiece Theatre.”

Reel World

See movies on a five-story screen and films by local women or dress up and remember your lines for some outdoor Rocky Horror.

Trump Slump

“The 2015 Miss USA Pageant” on NBC

If advertisers don’t want their names associated with a dick, it’s probably because Hillary Clinton told them to hate the First Amendment.

Week in Sloth

CW imports a British comedy, Cesar Millan has a new dog show (with puppets!) and HBO has a mockumentary.


Chao Down

Traditional Asian soup for the soul

A humble bowl of rice-based gruel can make for a delicious meal in its own right, but at the same time, it is a blank slate that's able to go in almost any culinary direction.

Alibi V.24 No.27 • July 2-8, 2015

True Independence Day

Celebrate Walt Whitman with these verdant offerings of food and drink

Get slaked on the fourth by reading the founder of American poetry, drinking an American stout (or a dark lager variant) and eating a spicy roast beef sandwich.


Choking on the Splinters

Termites aren’t the only bugs eating at Woody’s Diner

Certain beetles and ants will attack wood.

Crib Notes: July 2, 2015

Excerpts from Appendix B (Tales of Years 2011-2024) of the third book (Return of the First R) in the epic fantasy series Alburquerque News (Burrrque Press hardback collectors edition)


Reel World

Artist Judy Chicago debuts documentary, Civic Plaza becomes a walk-in theater, The Overnight Director Skypes with Santa Fe.

Week in Sloth

“Food Fighters” battles “Cook It Out,” Macy’s hosts a fireworks show and IFC digs up Eric Jonrosh’s “The Spils Before Dying.”


Slayer of Time

Legendary drummer rejoins band, rocks the fuck out

August March talks to a Paul Bostaph about his return to Slayer.

The Voice of Freedom, Part II

Continuing a conversation with Emerson Susan Corley

August March chats with Emerson Susan Corley about the place of the genre in this town, the future of an often misunderstood, yet totally listenable art form and the amazing jazz community at our doorsteps.


The Redundant Salad

Double up on flavors for surprising results

Multiple versions of similar elements of flavor can interact in concert, blending so smoothly with one another that the lines between them merge into a continuum of flavor.