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V.20 No.44 | 11/3/2011
“We are going to make a good product that does what it is supposed to as advertised—no emulsifiers, no baking powder, no bleach, no chile powder.”
Photo by Katy Murphy


Coolest “Breaking Bad” costume

A friend sent me this photo. It may or may not be the guy I bumped into Downtown on Saturday who gave me a teener of blue meth (i.e., cotton-candy flavored rock candy). Happy Halloween, Burque!

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The Daily Word in 7 billion people, a hunger striker, and some good zombie fun.

Happy Halloween!

The Daily Word

The world population reaches 7 billion this here Halloween. Meanwhile, lucky "7 billionth babies" are celebrated worldwide.

(Un)occupy Albuquerque protester continues hunger strike.

Herman Cain responds to sexual harassment accusations.

Who wore it better? P Diddy or Joaquin Phoenix?

Freaking giant pumpkin carved into a rising zombie scene.

Some more unique pumpkin carvings.

First-born female heirs now have equal rights to the throne of England. Also, British monarchs are now allowed to marry Roman Catholics.

KRQE warns parents against “real monsters” on Halloween.

How to plant and grow a pineapple at home using a store bought fruit... and it only takes 2 years!

Steve Jobs' sister reveals his profound final words.

It wouldn't be Halloween without a good Yeti hair analysis.

Who knew competition was so huge in the delivery pizza world? Domino's employees burn down a rival Papa John's.

Pennsylvania man arrested after stealing a sandwich from a local pub and then fleeing in a forklift.

I know this is getting sort of old, but it just makes me laugh so hard every time.

15 pets who hold Guinness World Records.

Favorite headline/horror movie film concept of the week: Parasite turns wasps into outsider zombie queens.

Sick of looking for a last-minute Halloween costume? Just paint your hand instead.

What is your biggest phobia?

Nick Brown told me he wanted you to listen to Michael Landon sing like an angel in honor of his birthday.

V.20 No.44 | 11/3/2011
The Soft Moon


The Soft Moon friday

Listen to the new EP from San Francisco darkwave trio The Soft Moon via Spin here. The “Total Decay” EP comes out on Halloween.

V.20 No.43 | 10/27/2011

Aural Fixation

Trick or Treatise

Tracks that go boo

Halloween may be the second most soundtracked holiday. Out-obsessed only by Christmas music collectors, connoisseurs of creepy and kooky music have culled compilations from all genres–especially novelty music, rockabilly, punk and classic rock.


The Daily Word in violent soda, MC Hammer’s search engine, a swarm of fleeing Elvis

The Daily Word

Former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is buried in a secret location.

Michael Moore says Obama’s first presidential term is a disappointment.

60 Elvis impersonators fleeing from a fire sounds like the punchline to a joke, but it’s not.

GOP candidates Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain set to square off, Lincoln-Douglas style.

The more soda teenagers drink, the more violent they become. What?

A 14-year-old girl is assaulted at Occupy Dallas, while the Occupy Maine camp is attacked with a chemical bomb.

You, too, can pay up to $16,000 for John Lennon’s tooth.

Should young boys get vaccinated against human papilloma virus?

MC Hammer launches a search engine he hopes will top Google and Bing.

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa screws up the bullpen, costing the Cards a World Series win.

The Pornotopia Adult Film Festival is canceled for the second consecutive year.

Take a look at this sweet Tim Burtonized Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon.

This Ohio dentist will buy back your Halloween candy, up to $1 per pound.

V.20 No.42 | 10/20/2011


The Daily Word in lions, commoners and mixtapes

The Daily Word

Breaking Bad” smashes ratings record with Season 4 finale. (Remember when we interviewed the Cranston and the show’s creator?)

UNM students protest Chick-fil-A for donating money to groups that oppose gay rights.

Sarah the lion at the zoo has died.

KOB grills Occupy Albuquerque protesters for solutions.

We have a permit. It’s called the Constitution.” —Occupy Boston.

Gov. Susana Martinez’ PAC took in thousands during the legislative session, though state law prohibits politicos from doing so directly.

Target promises to sell only sustainable seafood by 2015.

Gawker dubs FOX News article on funny, sexy women possibly the most horrifying thing ever written.

Top headline of the day: Why are these galaxies bending like crazy snakes?

Mixtape of the lost decade.

Slutoween is coming!

King of Bhutan marries a commoner. Trendy.

Taiwanese death metal.

Why some women are not getting married.

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Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day

Spooky Edition

Posted to Alibi's Flickr photo pool by our scary friend sumrow.

Mummy Costume Done!!

This is a full fitting test before I finished the shoes and gloves. :D
Here's a process slideshow!
Thanks for stopping by!
~ John Follow me on Twitter!

Spooky Edition

Posted to Alibi's Flickr photo pool by our scary friend Martini Mike.

Summoning the Devil

Trick or Treat Indeed!
International Edition
GPG/Rip Williams Studios
Candace Sandoval
Suhail Rodriguez
Stylist: ME
Makeup for Candace: Jessica Evans
Makeup for Suhail: J Nicole Davidson
Albuquerque, NM USA
© Michael P. D'Arco
AKA Martini Mike


Stinky feet and metaphysical ghosts

Former Alibi Staffer signing novels tonight

A former Alibi writer will be at the Wyoming Hastings Friday night (10.29) to sign his novels.

Dennis Domrzalski, former Tribune and Weekly Alibi journalist, and current N.M. Business Weekly staff writer will be selling copies of Volumes one and two of his Stinky Feet novels.

E.J. "jami" Morgan, another former journalist and P.I.O., is signing her brand new novel A Kindred Spirit, a metaphysical ghost story, just in time for

They'll be at Hastings, 4315 Wyoming, NE, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


The Daily Word 10.28.10: Volcano, Charlie Chaplin, Keith Richards,

The Daily Word

Dems hope they can win this thing if enough voters go to the polls.

Carve a pornkin. NSFW.

Woman spotted talking on a cell phone in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film.

Anti-abortion group campaigns for candidates outside churches.

You know who pushed SB 1070? The prison industry in Arizona. More immigrants in custody means more money.

Secretary of State's Office causing trouble for poll workers today. Shouldn't affect voters.

Sisters are good for you.

When the Lobos suck, they lose big money in ticket sales.

How the hell is Keith Richards alive?

Things may be turning around for the unemployed.

Gas station robbers in Santa Fe make away with smokes and pocket change.

"I had no idea what I was signing," says Bank of America employee.

Heroin shortage in Dublin creates a new kind of drug-dealer.

He spoke to the volcano until it killed him.


Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day

Spooky Edition

Posted to Alibi's Flickr photo pool by our scary friend devilscandi.

house in country club area

BIG spider

V.19 No.43 | 10/28/2010

Culture Shock

The Fat Man Cometh: Hitchcock at the KiMo

Halloween: spooky, creepy, blah, blah, blah.

If you don’t have kids to take trick-or-treating and don’t feel like getting drunk, what to do can be a real quandary.

I’ve got you covered.

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Film Review

Obscure Scares

A monstrous guide to monster movies

What is Halloween without a good monster movie? Why, firing up the ol’ DVD contraption and popping in a horror flick is as indispensable to the holiday as fun-size candy bars.

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Idiot Box

Dead Air

Halloween around the dial

Halloween on a Sunday is perfect. You can go to as many parties as you want on Friday and Saturday night and still have time to nurse your hangover on Sunday afternoon before the trick-or-treaters start ringing your doorbell. The timing also affords you the luxury of wallowing on the couch all day watching classic horror movies and other seasonal treats. So what if you eat up all those fun-size Snickers before the kids in costumes show up? Just turn off the porch light and keep watching TV.

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Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day

Spooky Edition

Posted to Alibi's Flickr photo pool by our best friend Martini Mike.

Samhain Series I 033c

Samhain Series I
GPG/Rip Williams Studios
Hair/Makeup: Sarah Bridger
Stylist: ME
Albuquerque, NM USA
© Michael P. D'Arco
AKA Martini Mike

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