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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 1 - 7, 2009 
Who doesn't love a good list? Well, how about a bad one? The 17th annual P.U.-litzer Prizes recap 2008's most flatulent of American media stinkers.
Oscar-worthy performances, tsunami-sized political waves, fire damage and police states—from the looks of our sprawling best and worst compilation, New Mexico downed a handful of uppers in '08.
When we finished flipping through our 2008 music archives, the number of locally produced albums rattling around inside awed us. And, because Albuquerque isn't the center of the universe, a quick-and-dirty glance at the major-label records that left an impression.
Food dominated the headlines in 2008—we picked 10 of the most tantalizing stories. Plus, 3,000 years of chocolate-covered history and a Mayan drinking chocolate recipe that doesn't require too much sacrifice.
The best and worst of the big screen—movie theaters saw a parade of beauties and a flock of turkeys pass through their turnstiles in 2008.
Former Alibi Arts Editor Amy Dalness returns to run down 2008's pretty and provoking things. And current Alibi Arts Editor Erin Adair-Hodges beckons you to browse through this year's New Mexico Book Awards winners.

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The Daily Word in Playboy's never-nude future, Gloria Steinam's new gig and Kmart tapes

The Daily Word

An Albuquerque cop hit a fleeing suspect with his personal vehicle.

Local bar Sneakerz is closed for the time being.

Local police neglected to locate a .45 in a man's waistband before booking him into MDC.

Playboy will no longer have nude pictures, just near-nude pictures. And articles.

British authorities will no longer have guards posted 24/7 at the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange is still holed up.

This collection of '80s/'90s Kmart in-store music is worth a listen. Really.

New pictures of Iggy Pop before The Stooges.

California has stringent new rules limiting the use of antibiotics on livestock.

81 year old Gloria Steinam is now a Vice correspondent.


The Daily Word in dildos, Christopher Columbus, intelligence and Google

The Daily Word

Albuquerque is one of the few cities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

Through a freak accident, one man was able to buy Google's domain for $12, if only just for a few minutes.

Science can now predict how smart you are.

#CocksnotGlocks: One Texas University protests campus carry law with dildos.

Tail as old as time. Man crashes car while under the influence, then blames dog for driving.

Next time you're in NYC stop by this Will Ferrell themed bar.

Two orphaned sisters are reunited after forty years, while working on the same hospital floor.

On this day, let's remember Columbus for his true legacy. And add the term Columbusing to your dictionary.

Mikel Cee Karlsson

Event Horizon

El Angel de la Musica

Monday, Oct 12: José González • indie, folk • Riothorse Royale

González's voice is heavenly and when combined with his soothing classical guitar melodies, causes elation of the senses.
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