V.23 No.20 |
The Daily Word in the next APD shooting (contest), cat harrasment and YODO
Good morning, it's May 21, 2014,
and the NRA will hold a shooting contest for Albuquerque police in September. “It is an economic boost for the city and a source of pride for us,” police spokeswoman Janet Blair said, without a trace of irony,
an ex-policewoman is accused of harassing her neighbor by having 12 cats,
and a local funeral home would like to remind you that YODO.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration will soon tell us a little more about how they decide which Americans to kill with drones,
uncovered memos from the 60s show that the US government's official stance on LGBT employees used to be "Once a homo, always a homo,"
actor Michael Jace, from the TV show 'The Shield,' shot and killed his wife,
over 100 "RATers" were arrested for remotely spying on computer users through their webcams,
and game show host Pat Sajak thinks that people who believe in climate change are racists.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
The Daily Word in faster speed limits, the hot coffee lawsuit and raises for APD.
The kidnapped girls were converted to Islam.
I believe clouds are actually alien spaceships.
What’s the real story behind the McDonald’s hot coffee lawsuit?
How to buy used stuff.
Rest in peace, Leslie Carlson.
A hipster cruise ship plays “Seven Nation Army.”
Nightclub owners take note: obstructed exits provide for more efficient evacuation without stampeding.
Speculation abounds about Apple buying Beats Electronics.
Learn what’s next in the saga of the exploding whale.
Social media and mental illness are a bad mix.
The Albuquerque to Bernalillo speed limit is going up to 75 mph.
The Signal Peak fire near Silver City has consumed 3,000 acres.
Happy birthday, Burt Bacharach.
The Daily Word in baby names, APD sidearms and a Black Mass at Harvard.
Mexican drug cartels will find you in Minnesota.
Noah and Sophia are the new most popular baby names.
In Saudi Arabia, a web editor was sentenced to 1,000 lashes.
A woman beat her child with a baseball bat for clogging the toilet.
It’s hard to make it through a whole song.
Check out these douche chill celebrity photos.
A Harvard student group plans to hold a Black Mass.
APD officers may no longer carry their lucky guns on duty.
KOAT did a nice story about the mentally ill in New Mexico.
There were silent protests at Thursday’s city council meeting.
What’s happening in ABQ today?
Happy birthday, Billy Joel.
V.23 No.19 |
The Daily Word in grasshopper clouds, millennial habitats and synthetic drugs
Swarms of grasshoppers have been observed in many areas of Albuquerque.
Hello and goodbye, Nicolas Gregory Chili Buss.
A drought advisory has been issued by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority.
A new pool for the South Valley is needed but is not funded.
The DEA is busy busting local synthetic-drug pushers.
Some bad men who beat and then kidnapped an El Paso man, driving him to Albuquerque in the process, have been sentenced to long prison terms.
There is a job fair for veterans today at the Convention Center.
Millennials have a habitat. Knowledge of that habitat can be exploited by capitalists seeking to acquire more feria.
UFO expert Alejandro Rojas posted this letter about Kirtland Air Force Base and the Paul Bennewitz controversy.
Journal columnist Leslie Linthicum, writing about the recent City Council meeting takeover, is criticized by a commenter for “keeping with Albuquerque Journal's longstanding policy of presenting uninformed corporate stoogery as journalism."
V.23 No.18 |
The Daily Word in lapel videos, paranoid Googlers and cricket chips
It's Wednesday, May 7th,
and Governor Susanna Martinez, tireless crusader against conflicts of interest in government, is holding a high-powered fundraising dinner for her re-election bid at the home of a lobbyist in Maryland,
following a take-over of the last meeting, City Councilors in Albuquerque are taking steps to keep too much democracy from interfering with the next one,
and APD released footage of their most recent shooting— they only show the moments after the suspect was already dead, but at least we now know that officers properly handcuffed the corpse.
a new study shows that Google users are increasingly worried about the NSA logging their searches and are therefore avoiding the use of "trouble words" like "nuclear facility" and "organized crime,"
a Kickstarter campaign for "cricket chips"—-which are exactly what they sound like--met and surpassed its goal,
and physicists smashed a bunch of atoms together and created the 117th known element. They call it "element 117."
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in Burquenos take over city council chambers, Monica Lewinsky takes back her life and a wife who never imagined APD would take her husband's life
Rob Ford disappeared on his way to rehab
The tour of "Old Main", the former NM penitentiary, sounds pretty good. And pretty creepy.
The new Rail Yard market in Downtown Albuquerque last weekend was hugely successful.
When she called police to their Ventana Ranch home last weekend, the wife of the man killed by police figured his arrest would be the worst possible outcome.
Toronto mayor Rob Ford went off the radar after turning back to Canada on his way to an American rehab. If they know, his family isn't saying where he is at this time.
An anti gay-marriage GOP senate candidate was once upon a time a professional drag queen.
In other gay-marriage-related (no, really) news, a florida man wants to marry his "porn-filled Apple computer".
A resurfaced Monica Lewinsky says it's "time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress".
Check out these pics of LA's lamentably long-gone Pacific Ocean Park.
Germany has advised its citizens to leave east and south Ukraine, saying war is imminent.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
The Daily Word in Cinco de Mayo, an APD shooting and vampires had it right.
It’s Cinco de Mayo.
A gunman was killed in an APD standoff.
Blood transfusions may hold the secret to eternal youth.
X-Men director Bryan Singer is facing additional sexual allegations.
It’s raining spiders. Hallelujah, it’s raining spiders. Amen.
Here’s the latest in data storage.
Some lady doesn’t know if she’s using the personals right.
Happy birthday, Tammy Wynette.
V.23 No.18 |
The Daily Word in V.23 No.18, environmental disaster and Baphomet
In Alibi-centric news, let's hit the highlights of the latest ish of the alt.weekly with the mostest.
• Our revamped commenting system at alibi.com proffers letters and notable comments about APD, psychogeography and more.
• Test your NM news savvy with our weekly pop quiz, Crib Notes.
• More art-smart content than you can shake a spraycan at: "Orange Is the New Black" author Piper Kerman on the prison reform movement; deets on Albuquerque's new Poet Laureate, Jessica Helen Lopez; and Culture Shock.
• The human responsible for our rad restaurant and culinary coverage, Ty Bannerman, was recently crowned Alibi Features Editor, too, and frankly, we couldn't have found a better candidate. In this week's gastronomic survey, find out why the steer stumbles and get caught up on the arrival of food truck season aka summer.
• And last, but certainly not least, let's chat about the sonic realm. Four Up delivers deets on avant jazz, noise, African blues-rock and nu-disco concerts while Music to Your Ears goes native Nuevo Mexicano and we micro-review new albums by Eels, Fear of Men and Pray for Brain.
New Mexico Mercury published a poignant Frontera NorteSur essay on latest APD fatality Mary Hawkes.
Who will pay for the Kirtland jet fuel disaster?
The Grey Lady notes that "Hundreds in Albuquerque Voice Distrust of the Police."
In what's-good-for-the-goose news, catch a sneak peek of the Satanic monument being built for Oklahoma's statehouse.
V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
Wherein Weekly Alibi readers write. This week’s feedback was concentrated on APD, psychogeography, graffiti, basketball and Asa Mullins. (P.S. Commenting on alibi.com is easier than ever: Join the conversation.)
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