Alibi Volume 22, Number 33
August 15, 2013
Study Alibi’s back-to-school survival guide
Our annual back-to-school survival guide offers guidance for students of all stripes, in a variety of subjects: academic, cultural, gastronomic and historical geography; transportation planning; survival strategy; and biology, with a focus on local fauna.
Study like a Burqueño
Samantha Anne Carrillo shares anecdotal research on and analysis of environmental ambience and a short list of Downtown, Nob Hill and University sugar and caffeine purveyors.
A guide to the cities within the city
A quick and dirty guide to the cities within the city of Albuquerque.
Alibi circulation manager drops native motoring knowledge
Geoffrey Plant is your instructor, and this is everything you always wanted to know about booting, DWI and parking tickets, but were afraid to ask.
A roundup of animals and insects in your new environs
Publisher/editor Carl Petersen turned in an extemporaneous essay on antlions, black widows, New Mexico whiptail lizards and horny toads.
Young adults bused in to reinforce local pro-life movement
Barron Jones reports on out-of-state teen and young adult anti-abortion protesters and their graphic, controversial nine-day campaign to raise pro-life awareness in Albuquerque.
Funny because it happens to someone else.
An interview with prolific B-movie maker Albert Pyun
Starting with his first feature, 1982’s late-night cable TV staple The Sword and The Sorcerer, Albert Pyun established himself as one of the B-movie kings of Hollywood. Now he’s touring the country with Road to Hell, an unofficial sequel to Walter Hill’s 1984 urban fantasy cult film Streets of Fire.
Delete on Reelz
Reelz is doing its damnedest to one-up Syfy in the cheap sci-fi disaster movie field. Recent stuff like Ring of Fire and CAT. 8 have proven Reelz is committed to the genre. Now comes Delete, which further hammers home the “we’re all going to die” point.
Take a spin around the television dial to see what’s worth killing your brain cells for.
ISO a Soul Train-esque dance party, rockin' local twang, experimental banjo/tuba jams, or modern psych/sexbeat? Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
This week we listened to new releases from Medicine, Pop. 1280 and Blondes. Now with A/V previews!
And he is funnier than you
To all would-be comedians: Jack Handey of “Deep Thoughts” fame did it 30 years ago, he did it smarter than you, and he continues to be funnier than you.
Did you know how twisted Shel Silverstein, the author of The Giving Tree, really was? A brand new Albuquerque theater would like to show you.
Quieting minds and digital devices
Chamber group Chatter has found a way to dial back the stress with a harmonic convergence of visual art and music.
New book explores practical sustainability
Author Wendy Jehanara Tremayne offers advice for a more sustainable lifestyle.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Normally, International CAPS LOCK DAY happens only once a year on June 28. But in alignment with your current astrological omens, you have been granted the right to observe the next seven days as your own personal International CAPS LOCK DAYS. That means you will probably be forgiven and tolerated if you use OVERHEATED ORATORY and leap to THUNDEROUS CONCLUSIONS and engage in MELODRAMATIC GESTURES. You may even be thanked—although it's important to note that the gratitude you receive may only come later, AFTER THE DUST HAS SETTLED.