Alibi Volume 26, Number 48
November 30, 2017
Boozy Gift Guide
If you’re looking to pass along a little taste of New Mexico this holiday season, particularly to out-of-town friends and relatives, local booze is an increasingly good way to go. After all, what’s more New Mexico than green chile vodka, blue corn bourbon or piñon rum?
Bill Burr is an irritated comedian whose tone of voice is perpetually stuck in between laughing and yelling. He'll be in town to rile up audiences at the Route 66 Casino (14500 Central Ave. SW) on Friday, Dec. 1. Between his popular Monday Morning Podcast, raising a new kid and filming his new special, “Walk Your Way Out” (currently streaming on Netflix), we were able to get him on the phone to chat about his experiences in the 505, his new show, “F is for Family,” and some conspiracy theories.
Access, providers, programming to be decided
In addition to having to deal firsthand with Albuquerque’s crime problem, things have been rocky for Albuquerque’s community cable channels.
City homicide rate reflects bigger issues
Although many will argue that there is no way to prevent murder, much can be done to stem the flow of blood in our streets, beginning with better treatment and reintegration services for our city’s poor and displaced.
Funny because anus eels inhabit someone else.
The readers write about holidays, football and corporate personhood.
Crime doesn’t pay and neither does justice in pitch perfect comedy-drama
Between its corrosive sense of humor, its jaundiced look at small-town Americana and its cynicism about the entire concept of “justice,” Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri probably isn’t for mainstream audiences looking for a simple larf, but those attracted to interesting shadows will find a wealth of rewards here.
Get a grant to help with post-production, submit a spec script, attend a foley lecture/workshop or just watch some documentaries.
YouTube cracks down
Google-owned YouTube is currently reeling from a number of scandals alleging that the video-streaming site has been posting inappropriate content aimed at children, that it’s flooded with obscene comments and that its autocomplete search results have an unfortunate bent toward pedophilia.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Heaven’s yours where I live
August March sounds like he’s been reading Ram Dass this week as he urges readers to check out the local concert scene.
This week’s “Sonic Reducer” is all about LM Duplication, a recording outfit in Dirt City, New Mexico.
Photographer Chris Cozzone explores the lives playing out in Albuquerque
While Chris Cozzone dedicates his working hours to teaching and administrative responsibilities, he still possesses a relentless drive to photograph the world around him, finding a wellspring of inspiration on the streets of Albuquerque and among his students at the jail.
Local productions are filling aisles and calendars this December
As the nights grow longer and colder with the onset of the last month of the year, the seasonally depressed and the perpetually cold may take heart that there is a wealth of theatrical performances being staged throughout the month by our talented local troupes.
Chocolate Cartel/Van Rixel Bros. Gelato & Sorbet
Whether you’re shopping for a work potluck, family dinners or you’re just looking for some Albuquerque-specific gifts, the Chocolate Cartel/Van Rixel Bros. Gelato & Sorbet deliver insane flavor combinations.
Vinaigrette expands, Sauce Pizza and Wine has a gift card special, Los Poblanos goes "Field-to-Fork" and Chokolá Bean to Bar is nominated for Good Food award.
Minerva mitigates more than ever
Rini Grammer tries Mother's Milk to combat the darkness of winter.