V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Crib Notes: Aug. 7, 2014
From drug policy to officer-involved shootings to baseball, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
The Daily Word in Obama, ebola, Gaza, APD, EMF and ants.
Marion Barry caused a wrong-way car smash.
Israel declared a temporary cease-fire in Gaza.
Ebola is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids.
Pow-Pow- Power Wheels.
The P. F. Chang’s data breach does not include New Mexico.
Cheryl Hines married Robert Kennedy Jr.
The New York Times opines on Albuquerque violence.
There was a shooting at 5th and Silver.
Old Town Chapel is haunted. Allegedly.
Things are happening in ABQ today.
Happy birthday, Barack Obama.
V.23 No.31 |
The Daily Word in Albuquerque, Burque and the Duke City
In recent, local developments:
Allegedly, a very drunk couple took a stroll with their children and a marijuana pipe. They were arrested.
A naked intruder was allegedly found sleeping in someone else’s bed. He was arrested.
According to APD, a woman pulled a gun on a Comcast technician. She was arrested.
APD is getting rid of its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle.
The School of Rock will be housed in downtown Burque.
The Sunport was at the center of a copper theft ring.
Developers are planning to build a hotel modeled after the ruins at Chaco Canyon.
Someone left the sprinklers running in the rain.
UNM’s Director of Government and Community Relations has now been arrested three times for DWI. He has been previously convicted twice for this offense.
After numerous setbacks and a countless number of losing seasons, UNM’s football coach looks to the future.
V.23 No.30 |
The Daily Word in bomb threats, no more square hamburgers in Russia and Presidential pants
The man who was subjected to an extensive and illegal cavity search courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's department details his story in a new interview.
Someone threatened to blow up the capital building in Santa Fe.
Dead Jackass star Ryan Dunn's photo wasn't supposed to be used in this story.
Behold the motorized sneaker/rocket roller skate thingees.
The Daily Word in the president's popularity, porcelain presents and one big fart
Authorities believe bad weather caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in Mali, resulting in the deaths of 118 people on board.
The Palestinian Fatah movement calls for a “day of rage” in honor and respect for those suffering in Gaza.
Obama is meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to urge them to slow the number of immigrants coming toward the US.
Speaking of President Obama, according to a CNN poll, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached.
A Michigan dog-owner may be charged with involuntary manslaughter after his two canines fatally mauled a man.
California Police are investigating a number of incidents where porcelain dolls have been left in front of homes of little girls they resemble. Cause that's not at all creepy.
Albuquerque police and the Department of Justice “announced progress in reaching a deal designed to fix the problems the [DOJ] report identified.”
Two men who did construction work without licenses and ripped off numerous individuals will face criminal charges.
The sister of a homeless man who was beaten to death by three teenagers speaks out.
According to the ABQ Journal, the two APD officers who shot and killed Jeremy Robertson on Tuesday have shot and killed other men within the last four years.
V.23 No.29 |
The Daily Word: Darkness and dread edition
It's Wednesday, July 23
and a teenager says he looked into the mirror after beating two homeless men to death and "saw the devil,"
APD cornered a fugitive and shot at him for the second time in six months. This time, they killed him.
A boy exploring an abandoned house in Ohio discovered a mummified corpse hanging in the closet.
Archaeologists have found the remains of a huge, 7-foot-long dog buried near the site where a demonic hound was said to have murdered church-goers in the 16th century.
A mysterious, yawning crater has opened up in the Yarnal region of Siberia and nobody knows why. Please note that "Yarnal" translates to "End of the world."
And some women are rejecting feminism because they need help opening jars.
V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
Crib Notes: July 17, 2014
From APD to religion to baseball, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in fired cops, frivolous lawsuits and crimes against women, Asians and theater people
RIP Archie of Riverdale
Two former APD cops say they were fired for political reasons and not for kicking the shit out of a suspected car-thief.
It seems like a good idea, but you are not allowed to take items left in front of thrift stores.
The Q-Staff theatre company was victim to theft of props and musical instruments.
Betty or Veronica? You might have a chance now they've killed Archie!
Could be you only like people who are like you.
Meet me in Atlantic City, but not at a casino because they're closing down.
Behold the worst-written and most meandering peripheral tale to Orange is the New Black.
A short education on an extremely offensive and common slur.
V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
The Daily Word in celebrity deaths, Germanic sport victories and amazing saucepans.
Rest in peace, Tommy Ramone.
Rest in peace, Charlie Haden.
Rest in peace, David Legeno.
Bowe Bergdahl returns to duty.
An inflatable pool could save your life in a scooter accident.
In restaurants, your phone slows down service.
Why do we refrigerate eggs?
The world’s tallest girl … “walked into a ceiling fan.”
Brace yourself for some scary photos.
Making a better saucepan actually is rocket science.
Terrorists: they’re out to get us.
American Idol auditions in Old Town.
APD filmed Ken Ellis on accident.
What’s happening in Albuquerque today?
I saw you, weirdo.
Happy birthday, Gerald Ford.
V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in ride-sharing rules, AR-15s and Steely Dan
In Alibi-centric news: We clarified our critical and satirical intentions in response to an anti-Ted Nugent missive. Perhaps more importantly, we published loads of excellent new content. If you're saving the print ish for weekend reading, scope highlights like
In other local media news, KRQE News 13 faces backlash from viewers for their description of undocumented immigrants as "illegal immigrants" who carry disease. KUNM reports on the City's new public records fee schedule.
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has directed its staff to revamp the rules that impact ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber. And there was much rejoicing ...
North Valley residents express concern over a proposed waste transfer station.
Have you ever wondered whether sellers of New Mexico properties must disclose natural deaths, homicides or suicides that occurred on premises? The answer is no.
New Mexico lands on another list that's nothing to brag about, being among the top five states with the highest percentage of uninsured residents.
A public relations survey sez Albuquerque is the sixth-most attractive city to border state millennials, owing to its "ethnic, affordable and youthful" vibe.
KOB Eyewitness News 4 reports that APD is all set to purchase 350 AR-15 rifles from a local vendor.
People born on July 10 include Nikola Tesla, Marcel Proust, Tura Satana, Ronnie James Dio, Zoogz Rift and Sofía Vergara.
V.23 No.27 |
The Daily Word in ArtBar, Santa Muerte and fire danger
Albuquerque Business First reports that ArtBar has been granted a temporary liquor license by the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Division and can reopen, but organizer Julia Mandeville says organizers need to meet to decide whether or not to reopen the private, nonprofit bar.
Two Oklahoma residents convicted in Albuquerque will get a second trial thanks to Santa Muerte. Sort of.
APD Officer Daniel Carr is being investigated by Internal Affairs over allegations that he attempted to use his badge and power to get a date with an adult entertainer.
In the wake of radiation scandal, LANL confirms that 115 workers contracted by Energy Solutions are now unemployed because LANL isn't sending out waste.
New Mexico State Auditor Hector Balderas is demanding that Mayor Berry and his administration address the money problems stemming from mismanagement of City golf courses.
Religious leaders are calling for people to gather at the site of Albuquerque's latest fatal officer-involved shooting.
Tomorrow's the 4th of July. Please consider the potential for starting fires when planning your festivities. We're in a drought, remember? Check out this rad list of fireless fireworks from ABQ hackerspace Quelab.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
The Daily Word in name tags, necrophilia and North Korea.
North Korea fired two missiles at Seth Rogan and James Franco.
Rest in peace, Bobby Womack.
They got Tyler’s name tag wrong at Taco John’s.
The Nanny from Hell is packing her bags.
Will you see a UFO tonight?
Congratulations on your latest statistical victory, New Mexico.
There’s a fire in the Jemez.
A woman claims she was blackmailed by an APD officer.
An Albuquerque woman called her boyfriend 77,000 times in one week?
Happy birthday, Terry Funk.
Susan Petersen, thank you for the links!
V.23 No.25 |
The Daily Word in security, surveillance, drones and genderless pronouns
There's a new security measure in the Albuquerque mayor's office: a second door.
New security measures coming to Pat Hurley park in NW Albuquerque.
Charges are being dropped in the case of three UNM football players accused of raping a female student.
Check out this photo gallery of Barstow's many kitschy motels.
Here is a national map of military and civilian drone crashes as well as airports that are or will be hosting drone traffic.
How much are Bob Dylan's lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone" worth?
Vancouver school board approves the use of genderless pronouns.
Learn the true meaning of "my two cents" and other business jargon that should be used sparingly.
Watch Japanese folks master the use of the English-speaker's favorite curse word.
Excellent short film set to Tiny Tim's "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight".
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Benjamin J. George
On Raised Voices and Structural Inequality
APD protest won’t end until justice is served
Protester Benjamin J. George explains why police brutality and structural inequality are inextricably intertwined.
A season of police violence and civil disobedience
Wherein academic and activist David Correia considers an “Albuquerque Spring” and the state of APD reform as prelude to Saturday’s March to End Police Brutality.
Latin Sin Wednesdays with DeeJay Louie at Dirty Bourbon
Wicked at Popejoy Hall
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