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2012


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The Daily Word with a clean sweep for Santorum, marriage for everyone and sexy Valentine DIY

Despite the sweater-vests (or maybe because of them?) Rick Santorum wins all three of last night's contests.

Mitt Romney hasn't answered any questions from voters in three weeks.

Federal appeals court rules that California's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Chicago vehicle stickers may contain gang signs.

A&E's new western series Longmire to be filmed in northern New Mexico.

Florida public school teacher being investigated after referring to her Haitian students as "chocolate that nobody wanted."

Senators approve a bill allowing unmanned drones access to US airspace.

Shake-and-bake meth.

In the history of Valentine's Day, I've never seen a sexier gift.

Randy Travis was arrested.

Just how do you win that rip-off claw grabber game?

Oldest cave paintings EVER!

1980s karate rap video FTW!

Long article on the man who wouldn't die.

These quotation marks sure are suspicious.

R.I.P. Nello Ferrara, inventor of Lemonheads and Atomic FireBalls.

R.I.P. Zalman King, creator of Red Shoe Diaries.

Happy Birthday Audrey Meadows!!!

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The Daily Word in penis tattoos, 4Chan fashion advice and Vermin Supreme for president

Mitt Romney wins the New Hampshire primary.

New Mexico schools are doing better than expected. Hooray for low expectations!

A Georgia third-grade math teacher in trouble for his slavery related math problems.

China has a serial killer problem.

Free ponies if Vermin Supreme is elected president!

New study shows child abuse rate at zero percent in lesbian households.

New Jersey Assemblyman dies in Statehouse after final vote of the session.

TSA finally clarifies the raging carryon cupcake controversy.

300 workers at a Chinese Xbox factory threaten mass suicide.

An almost completely reunited Van Halen is releasing a new album and about to go on tour. I hope Dave has been working on those high kicks.

They're having a FUCKIN' SALE in Osaka.

Do prisoners have the right to masturbate?

Did bigfoot ever really exist?

The first details on the live action Star Wars TV show are not good.

Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito lets Reddit ask him anything.

Try not to laugh at this reporter.

4chan fashion advice.

Tea grown panda poo has a "mature and nutty taste."

Six things you'll pay more for in 2012.

Get well soon Tony Iommi!

If this doesn't convince you not to get your wang tattooed I don't know what will.

It's ok to hate a six-year-old girl, right? Cuz I really hate this six-year-old girl!

Is this a foul or a fail?

Happy birthday to the 54th Yokozuna, Wajima Hiroshi!!!

Film

What Films Will You Be Watching in 2012?

Wanna know what awaits you at the movie theaters in 2012. Check out Alibi’s year-long guide to the various trends lurking in this year’s cinemplex. Hint: A lot of things are in 3D and Keanu Reeves will be involved at some point.

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Lots of kissing in the photo booth

New Year’s Eve ushers in bright-eyed optimismand lots of lip-locking.

As I perused the photos from the Alibi’s New Year’s Eve party, I felt sure that most everyone got a smoochor at least a peck on the cheekas we collectively told 2011 to hit the road. But I didn’t want to publish bajillions of besos like some kind of creep. Instead, here’s a sampling of the hijinks that went on in there.

Special thanks to Photo Booth Rentals of New Mexico. They’re really nice folks.

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It?

If you’re reading this, the world didn’t end at the beginning of this infamous year. 2012 is a date shrouded in mystery, controversy andsome saydoooom.

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The Movies of 2012

This year’s cinematic trends: 3D Disney, Batman vs. Spider-Man and Keanu Reeves with a samurai sword

The year 2012 looks ... a lot like previous years in Hollywood. The explosions are epic, the stars are plentiful and the trends are limited. So what might the movie-loving masses be watching in cinemas over the next 12 months? Here’s a sampling of the good, the bad and the over budget. (Keep in mind, all opening dates are subject to change.)

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news

The Daily Word in a close caucus, quasicrystals and zombie bees

Close one in Iowa last night.

Bachmann is out, Perry is reassessing.

Is it now OK for presidential candidates to cry?

New interchange design for I-25/US 550 unveiled.

Teen run over in Rio Rancho Hastings parking lot.

How much money does Sesame Street make?

Bandai Entertainment, one of the major companies involved in bringing anime to America is closing its doors.

Hybrid sharks found off the coast of Australia.

Facebook hands out White Hat debit cards to friendly hackers.

Should smokers who roll their own have to pay the full cigarette tax?

The only known naturally occurring quasicrystal is actually part of a meteorite.

Top 10 worst women of 2011.

Yeti crab is one of the new creatures discovered near Antarctic hot springs.

George Leutz's third attempt at a Q*Bert world record fails.

Dennis Rodman is starting a topless basketball team.

Hey, what's under that woman's dress?

Snoop stops smoking long enough to help a lady win a car on The Price Is Right.

Happy New Year 2012!

Trailer for Steven Van Zandt's new Netflix-exclusive series Lilyhammer.

The 11 best comics of 2011 were …

What's worse than bees? How about zombie bees!

These Christian kids just fixed your favorite song.

Welcome to The Obliteration Room.

Year-long exposure of the Toronto skyline is pretty sweet.

R.I.P. British cartoonist Ronald Searle.

Happy Birthday Yoshimoto Nara!!!

Thanks Constance!

NEWS

The Daily Word in what happened in 2011, what's coming in 2012, a divorce over something that happened in the 1940's

Beloved elderly man dies in the cold on his porch in La Mesilla, NM.

New state laws for 2012 bring about happy hour bans, fire-breathing regulations and more.

Canadian drug found successful in treating ovarian cancer.

99-year-old Italian man divorcing his wife of 77 years over her 1940's affair.

Anti-theft butt cheek recognition car seats.

Amazon, Facebook and Google consider a coordinated anti-SOPA blackout.

Target becomes target (hehe) for large public gathering of breast-feeding moms.

CNN's top stories of 2011.

Too bad Christmas is over: I would have wanted a Batman iPod dock with built in taser.

Let's make some New Year's Eve resolutions.

Fox apologizes to Jews for Facebook poll on Jesus' death.

Words of comfort: Russia test fires long-range missile with new warhead.

Apparently Rihanna's forehead has its own Uncyclopedia page.

Thanks C!

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Free food from Monroe’s at the Alibi’s New Year’s Eve party

Monroe’s on Lomas is a regular late-breakfast/early-lunch spot for me. It’s the chile that draws me.

We’ll have enchiladas, tamales, beans, rice, and chips and salsa from Monroe’s at the Launchpad on Saturday. Get there early, because it’s first come, first served. If you show up at 8 p.m. when the doors open, you can chow down and get down to the tunes of soul spinner DJ Tahnee. She’s got a fantastic collection of vinyl that includes early rock ‘n’ roll, soul, funk and more.

Stick around for this dancing shoe-friendly lineup, listed here from first to last:

5 Star Motelles (’60s girl group revival)

Cowboys and Indian (rockabilly)

The Blue Hornets (ska)

We’ll toast the new year with champagne at midnight, and you’ll have free use of the photo booth from Photo Booth Rentals of New Mexico all night long.

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RSVP on FaceSpace.

NEWS

The Daily Word in politics, human to animal contact and TALKING IN ALL CAPS

Again with the debt ceiling.

Kim Jong-il's two-day funeral begins.

Yes, Congress really is as bad as you think.

Rick Santorum promises to pack up and go home if he comes in last in Iowa.

Democrat Ben Nelson is retiring from the Senate.

No New Mexico float in the Rose Parade this year.

Surprise! Newt Girgrich's divorce papers contradict his claims about the split.

Questions are being asked about Jerry Sandusky's wife.

Mayor Berry reviews the first half of his term.

China has its own GPS.

Vladimir Putin is too cool for vote rigging.

Two killed in a shootout at a Church's Chicken in Chicago.

Tweeting the phrase human to animal contact will attract the attention of the Department of Homeland Security.

Where old Christmas light go to die.

A $25 computer about to begin production.

The great exploding churro lawsuit has been settled.

Toys R Us sued over loose wagon wheel.

ANIMALS TALKING IN ALL CAPS is exactly as awesome as the name implies.

The 50 most entered BitTorrent phrases of 2011 are…

Adorable anti-gender marketing rant from a 4-year-old.

2011s best animal videos.

When will the Co-op get a man aisle?

SETI to search the moon for alien footprints.

The Grand Canyon Burger sounds awesome!

Save cash and avoid airport impulse buys.

The true weight of the internet is somewhere between a grain of salt and a strawberry.

The best and worst video games of 2011.

R.I.P. Cheetah the chimpanzee.

Former Saturday Night Live writer dead of apparent suicide.

Sweet old computer magazine covers from the 70s/80s.

Happy Birthday Leaping Lanny Poffo!!!

Thanks E!!!

NEWS

The Daily Word in Xbox TV, replicator technology, baby-weilding shoplifters

Happy Snow Day!

Here's the damage so far of this wintry weather.

Lobo football team ends its season with a 45-0 loss against Boise State. Lobo basketball moves record to 6-2 with a win over Alford's former coaching school Missouri State.

Iranians say they have shot down a US spy drone.

An outing for sports car enthusiasts in Japan leads to one extremely expensive pile-up.

Do you really need to power off all electronic devices during take-off and landing?

Photos + pencil drawings.

Microsoft rolls out new Xbox TV platform that responds to voice and motion commands.

2012 may not be the end of the world after all.

Replicator technology 3-D Printers may soon fix broken bones.

Sheriff from New Mexico's Lea County found dead after apparent suicide.

The joys of being a roommate.

Bollywood star Dev Anand dies at 88.

The Elder Scrolls Adventures re-envisions Skyrim as a 1980's Saturday morning cartoon.

Dude yells "mashed potatoes" at Tiger Woods at 18th hole tee shot.

New website allows you to find your husband, boyfriend or kids' internet porn for a mere $19.95.

Two Florida shoplifting suspects accused of using a baby as a weapon. That's right, a baby.

12 extremely disappointing facts about popular music.

Thanks, Tom Nayder and C-Moss, for the helpful links.

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The Daily Word in race wars, uppity-ism, and Hanukkah pricing

Republican presidential candidates debated last night. Mitt Romney couldn't get his name right, Rick Santorum wants to profile muslims, Newt wants to be humane to immigrants, and Michelle Bachmann may or may not have leaked classified information.

Portland Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced a hold on all death row inmates.

Rush Limbaugh said Michelle Obama exhibits uppity-ism.

Race war rumors spread at Highland High School.

Florida school finds two 12-year-olds kissing and calls the cops.

Was a Illinois water utility cyber-attacked?

South Korean lawmaker fires tear gas in parliament before vote on US trade pact.

A Bronx groom kills himself by jumping into the Harlem River hours after his wedding.

Aw, Crap! I totally forgot yesterday was Max Headroom Signal Intrusion Day.

Christmas quality, Hanukkah pricing.

The 25 most popular passwords of 2011.

Spend some time this morning reading about the mystery of the five wounds.

A new study shows that people who watch Fox News are less informed than people who watch no news at all.

Another reason not to take vitamins.

Best mug shot of I've seen in ages.

Your one stop source for cute animal pictures is The Fluffington Post.

Black Friday creep.

The tire pile you can see from spaaaaaaace.

R.I.P. Anne McCaffrey.

How to deal with your multi-level marketing friends.

Sarah Silverman lands a sitcom on NBC.

Yoda is shilling ramen.

Happy Birthday Harpo Marx!!!

Thanks to Constance for the links.

news

The Daily Word in leaders not readers, Paseo del Norte occupation and direct Newt access

Hillary Clinton visits Myanmar.

The Supercommittee is in trouble.

Police reopen the Natalie Wood drowning case.

Protesters occupied Paseo del Norte for more jobs.

Herman Cain is a leader not a reader.

Health care companies payed millions for direct Newt access.

A second experiment at CERN found subatomic particles moving faster than the speed of light.

Worst. Sandwich. Ever.

Sears lost $421 million last quarter.

People are already camping out for Black Friday.

How pizza became a vegetable.

Six reasons to stay away from hippos.

Teen Mom 2 season 2 trailer!

Who are the real job-creators?

Pilot accidently locks himself in the bathroom mid-flight, causing terror scare.

Probably not a good idea to inject the silicon you buy at Lowes to make your butt bigger.

The Morgan Freeman chain of command.

Just how many coffins are being stored in Atlanta for a supposed high casualty event?

Top 10 inappropriate Sesame Street parody sketches.

Would you like a $90-a-slice gold-infused cheese with that?

Happy Birthday Linda Evans!!!

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The Daily Word in election results, in-flight porn and waking up gay

Election news: Mississippi voters reject the scary Personhood Amendment. While voters in Ohio threw-out the governor's anti-union law and Kentucky's Democratic governor was re-elected.

Letter circulating around Socorro promises mass casualties on Friday.

Herman Cain affiliated PAC calls one of his accusers an ugly bitch.

R.I.P. to the overweight lover Heavy D.

Animal abuse caught on tape at Tingley Beach.

Occupy Denver finally has a leader.

Under pressure, Facebook removes rape-joke pages.

Does job retraining actually work?

Rugby player has a stroke, wakes up gay.

It's the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin IV.

Most brutal boxing picture ever.

Thank God for the world's first alcohol-free whiskey, and the world's first beer for dogs.

Local historian in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod fills his house with mummified female corpses.

Irish airline Ryanair to add in-flight porn for passengers.

The eight cheapest houses in America.

Live 1989 Nirvana set unearthed.

Brett Ratner resigns as Academy Awards producer after interview on Howard Stern.

The Fresh Prince pranks a Christian talk show.

I wish space junk, was as sexy as it sounds.

Mars rover Opportunity discovers a discovers the Holy Grail of its mission.

YES! Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris join the cast of The Expendables 2.

Happy Birthday Ed Wynn!!!

Thanks for the links E!

Today's Events

The Piano in a Factory at National Hispanic Cultural Center

Zhang Meng's whimsical film about a father's attempt to build a piano for his daughter in the wake of his unending marriage.

The Chicharones • E-Turn • SPS • Akword Actwrite at Sister

Osteoporosis Awareness at OsteoStrong

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