Gus Pedrotty—Gus, as he likes to be known—stopped by Alibi Headquarters to discuss a bid for mayor that began as idealistic—and some would say unlikely—but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
If you’re hankerin’ for metal-und-mariachi, Americana, bluegrass, EBM, industrial and no wave, Four Up has you covered.
Test your knowledge of New Mexico news with our weekly 505-centric pop quiz.
From Poland to Missouri, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Ruth Ozeki investigates truth in fiction
Ruth Ozeki can lay down a prescient vision of the world. She can weave disparate facts, languages and people into a story that is both time-bound and timeless.
A historical account of late 19th-century ballooning by a master novelist turns out to be a moving extended metaphor for grief.
And Chopstix Chinese Cuisine proves it
Ari LeVaux checks out Jackie Chan’s favorite Albuquerque restaurant.
Coen brothers get musical in melancholic character study
The Coens have always displayed a cheerful sympathy for all their characters, even the bad ones. But it’s hard to work up much empathy for Llewyn Davis.
Unseen mysteries, angelic cinema and más—a look at the best cinematic happenings around New Mexico.
“Space Dandy” on Cartoon Network
The legendary creator of “Cowboy Bebop” unveils his newest wacky series.
We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. Whee!
Author Mike Smith considers the state of Nuevo Mexicano live music in November ... and 2013 in toto.
Test your New Mexico news savvy with our first pop quiz of 2014.
From Iceland to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
The top 10 films of 2013
If you missed ‘em, watch ‘em. If you watched ‘em, they’re worth another look.
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.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
This week, power up with stoner doom and surf noir. Scope all the deets in 2-Up.
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.
See some art, be some art, and give the gift of art with this week’s Culture Shock.
2013 was a great year for artistic freedom in the Duke City.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
All over the US, baby, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.
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.
This week we listened to new releases from Burial, Mutual Benefit and Boston.
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?
KiMo marathons and Stephen King double features—a look at all the hot film happenings around New Mexico.
“Duck Dynasty” on A&E
Season 5 of “Duck Dynasty” premieres Jan. 15 on A&E. What a coincidence.
Endings and beginnings: We take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.
The mysterious Azteca Chinese
Gail Guengerich investigates an unusual culinary combo.