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Enter the Valentine's Day Contest
Express yourself, win fabulous prizes
By John Bear [ Thu Jan 27 2011 1:09 PM ]
There is still time to enter Alibi's Eighth Annual Valentine's Day Card Contest. A few entries have trickled in and there's some really good stuff.
As I said before, anything creepy is good. Also, sending stuff laden with precious metals, jewels, cash is always a plus. Journalism is my passion, but it ain't paying the bills. Any cards with valuables I can resell will help ease my transition into organized crime.
Remember: One entry per person. They shouldn't be bigger than an eight and a half by 11 inch piece of paper and should weigh no more than a five kilogram gold brick. Hint.
Mail them to 2118 Central Ave. SE, P.O. Box 151. Entries must be received by Feb. 1. No animal parts, bodily fluids or anything else that will bother my OCD.
Thank you. Have fun.
The winners will be displayed in the Feb. 10 issue of the Alibi.
The Daily Word 1.21.11: Korean pirate fighters
By John Bear [ Fri Jan 21 2011 9:06 AM ]
Woman accused of smothering her son pleads insanity.
State rep wants to bring back death penalty.
Officers want their take home cars back.
South Korean commandos free ship crew from pirates.
Congresswoman Giffords is using an I-Pad, going outside.
Clint Eastwood to direct Beyonce in remake of "A Star is Born."
George Clooney is over malaria.
Climate change will imperil small species because they can't move away easily.
Pop Singer arrested for rape.
Bin Laden warns France.
The Daily Word: 1.14.11: It hits the fan in Tunisia
By John Bear [ Fri Jan 14 2011 9:20 AM ]
Tunisia's president dissolves government.
Autopsy reveals police shot man seven times.
Martha Stewart splits lip, gets nine stitches. Not a good thing.
FDA won't ban Vicodin.
More than 500 people die in Brazil floods.
I watched a really depressing nature show about eagles last night. There is no link. I just thought you should know.
Mentally disabled man pardoned for murder (73 years after he was executed).
Young girl killed in Arizona shootings laid to rest.
Happy birthday, LL Cool J.
David Nelson of 'Ozzie and Harriet' dies.
Used needles found all over abandoned apartment complex.
Lawmakers greet calls for gun control with silence.
Weird Bird Number Six
Lighter Note by Jamie Chase
By John Bear [ Mon Jan 10 2011 4:12 PM ]
The Daily Word 1.7.11: Letter from a hospital shooter
By John Bear [ Fri Jan 7 2011 9:22 AM ]
Hospital shooting suspect leaves letter for family, says girlfriend hit herself.
On the other hand, girlfriend says shooter hit her when she wouldn't give him money for drugs.
Colorado fire marshal afraid people will burn down houses with marijuana growing equipment.
Impostor horse takes field at race track.
Circumcision. Apparently it keeps women from getting cancer.
Women's tears are a big turn off.
Hungary wants to defuse tension over strict new media law.
Tyson chicken tycoon dead.
Happy birthday, Kenny Loggins.
Reading glasses hustler sent to prison.
The Daily Word 12.31.10: 2010 is finally over.
By John Bear [ Fri Dec 31 2010 9:21 AM ]
No pardon for Billy the Kid.
Uncle shoots nephew while playing 'cops and robbers' with real gun.
Man hurt playing real 'Frogger.'
Man shot by police had PTSD.
Former President of Israel convicted of rape.
Top Ten Books of 2010.
Tornado kills three in Arkansas.
Flood in Australia the size of Texas.
Stars who died in 2010.
Man strips at Virginia airport.
Restaurant critic gets exposed by restaurant owner.
Weird Bird Number Five
Sandhill Crane doing the Crane Technique from Karate Kid
By John Bear [ Wed Dec 29 2010 3:18 PM ]
Weird Bird: Number Four
On top of a strange tower near a film studio
By John Bear [ Fri Dec 24 2010 10:03 AM ]
The Daily Word 12.24.10: New pill for alcoholics, Pat Robertson on pot, coke on Christmas
By John Bear [ Fri Dec 24 2010 9:35 AM ]
Guy finds 800-year-old remains under his house.
Police arrest fake bell ringer.
Thief tunnels through wall, steals Warhol painting.
U.S. lets companies do business with blacklisted nations.
The year in pictures.
Arkansas has had 500 earthquakes since September.
At least 45 people have been lynched in Haiti since beginning of cholera outbreak, most of them voodoo priests.
Paris airport running low on deicer.
New pill may help alcoholics have just one drink.
Drive Through Gallery
By John Bear [ Fri Dec 17 2010 10:26 AM ]
A drive through gallery event is happening on the outside of an old barbecue restaurant on Central Ave. at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17.
The Big Texas BBQ drive through gallery aims to "explore the sensory and emotional experiences of the artists with their Latin culture to contrast with contemporary Albuquerque cultura latina," according to organizer Eriz Moreno.
The exhibition is intended as a photographic dialogue project between the cities of London, Seville/Bilbao and Albuquerque.
The event takes place between 6756-6898 Central Ave SE, near San Pedro. After this the exhibition moves to El Paso to be shown at the border crossing bridge.
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