V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
The Daily Word in Facebook, Literal Blazin' and Spoopy Things[ Wed Sep 14 2016 12:08 PM ]
Blaze it but not like this.
What happens when the downstairs goes into the upstairs?
How spoopy was The Blair Witch Project in real life?
#omg You need to watch this short film Carrie Brownstein made #iLiterallyCannot
Facebook is comin' to New Mexico!
The Daily Word in Sosa, Luhan, Johnson, Balderas, the state fair and trout
By August March [ Thu Sep 8 2016 12:30 PM ]
Influential New Mexican civil rights leader, former NM Supreme Court Justice, World War II fighter pilot and all around chingón Dan Sosa Jr. died at age 92. He passed through the gate while residing in the same home he was born at, an adobe home in Las Cruces built by his abuelo in the mid 19th century.
Over at the local daily, Winthrop Quigley writes lovingly about New Mexico icon Mabel Dodge Luhan and her inimitable influence on American intellectual and cultural thinking.
Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson took a serious, foreign-policy related stumble while visiting with the folks at MSNBC.
The New Mexico State Fair comes but once a year; now it's here, now it's here.
Our state's Attorney General, Hector Balderas, wrote to the US Department of Education yesterday, asking them to protect students following the sudden closure of for-profit college ITT Tech, which had a campus in Burque.
Netflix new Western, "Godless," began filming in the land of enchantment this week.
Meanwhile, Thomas Lee at the San Francisco Chronicle says a "demonstration city" to be built in New Mexico faces "long odds."
The economy of Milan, New Mexico may suffer because of the Department of Justice decision to phase out private prisons across the United States.
"Roylee Luna of Albuquerque caught and released a 22-inch lake trout while fishing the river below Heron Dam on Sunday. He was using a black woolly bugger."
V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
The Daily Word in winter storms, “woman’s card” and Walmart
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Dec 28 2015 10:30 AM ]
Eastbound I-40 is reopening now, in small stages.
Extreme weather and deadly storms cross the southern and western parts of the United States, killing at least 43 people.
Could Superintendent payouts be a thing of the past? If this bill passes, then yes.
Netflix and Chill: what's coming to a streaming service near you in January.
Let this app do the breaking up for you, you coward.
The life and times of Walmart and it's customers.
V.24 No.49 | 12/3/2015
Courtesy of the artist
I Like to Watch (Instantly)
Bowie Plays a Dead God
By Robin Babb
If there’s anything predictable in this chaotic world we live in, it’s that, given the chance, David Bowie will do something very strange. Bowie upheld this truism a couple weeks ago when he released the music video for “Blackstar,” the first track we’ve heard of his upcoming album, also titled Blackstar).
V.24 No.45 | 11/5/2015
The Daily Word Syria, personal zombies and Sandra Bullock
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Oct 30 2015 12:37 PM ]
Obama sends out Special Operations Forces to Syria.
Local college student creates program to pair service dogs with people who have epilepsy and it’s probably the sweetest thing ever.
What’s better than George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt? It’s actually Sandra Bullock leading an all female cast in an Ocean’s Eleven remake!
Check out this pretty awesome video of a dance-off with a police officer!
No plans on Halloween? Set yourself a date with these horror films that will make you wish you made plans instead of being alone and scared in your extremely dark house.
Pizza will never break your heart. Just check out these awesome photos for proof.
Psst. Looking for your own personal zombie for Halloween? Lyft has the hook up.
V.24 No.41 | 10/08/2015
The Daily Word on Aliens, Entertainment, and Politics
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Thu Oct 8 2015 3:12 PM ]
Your favorite cartoon about a metal band needs your help to end.
Indigenous Peoples Day became an official thing in Albuquerque.
The new season of American Horror Story is making headlines, be they good or bad.
A local woman claims to know of a bomb at Winrock last night.
Slime in apple juice makes some people exited about aliens.
Country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift is facing very little piracy. Why aren't you stealing her stuff?
Gay people are allowed to do things in Indiana once more.
It costs more, but you'll pay it gladly. Netflix ups their price by one whole US dollar.
A Burque family is rescued by their wonderful dog.
V.24 No.39 | 9/24/2015
The Daily Word: DRAWING
By Robert Maestas [ Wed Sep 23 2015 12:27 PM ]
R ated R
V.24 No.33 | 8/13/2015
The Daily Word in nuclear weapons, airplane wreckage and JonBenet Ramsey
By Constance Moss [ Thu Aug 6 2015 2:12 PM ]
As Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, the Mayor calls to end nuclear weapons globally.
The Netflix Corporation is offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave for its employees.
Seat cushions and windows from Malaysia flight MH370 have begun washing ashore.
The U.S. Coast Guard just discovered a vessel with 6 tons of cocaine, making this one of the largest cocaine busts in history.
Wanna see something gross? Watch these bed bugs bite a researcher's arm.
Jon Stewart leaves the Daily Show this week after 16 years.
An investigative piece by the New Yorker about TMZ is making Harvey Levin uncomfortable.
We're overdue for a list. Here are the top ten metal songs about the apocalypse.
JonBenet Ramsey was born on this date in 1990. She would have turned 25 today.
Elliot Smith was born on this date in 1969. He would have been 46 today.
Thanks to Mark Lopez, Carl Petersen and John Hankinson for the links!
V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
I Like to Watch (Instantly)
Heck of a Montage, Kurt
By August March
Montage of Heck makes use of Cobain’s personal artifacts to tell a tale that rises up from the world of rock music and comes to reside in the realm of American culture as a portrait of one our nation’s great makers.
V.24 No.22 | 05/28/2015
The Daily Word in East Mountains Google drones, a big loss for Big Tobacco and commercials on Netflix
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 2 2015 11:49 AM ]
Super creepy APD action results in yet another payout by the city over excessive force.
Despite a crash involving one of it's large drones, Google continues research and development in the East Mountains area.
APD's SWAT team responded to a domestic violence situation that seems less than SWAT-worthy.
Nearly half of Americans can't handle an unexpected expense of 400.00 or more.
Learn what is going to (temporarily) change about the Patriot Act.
Confirmation that the TSA exists solely to make air travel a pain in the ass and does not make things safer.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
What “Daredevil” Gets Right
“Daredevil” on Netflix
By Devin D. O’Leary
What Netflix’ “Daredevil” gets right about comic book adaptations.
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 2:10 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Drama, Drama, Drama
“Bloodline” on Netflix
By Mark Lopez
Dark family drama “Bloodlines” spices up Netflix.
V.24 No.9 | 02/26/2015
The Daily Word in mental health taxes, a house thief and true love
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 27 2015 9:11 AM ]
Eight people died last night in a series of shootings in south-central Missouri.
Jim Inhofe provided a little show-and-tell on the Senate floor.
A California couple who'd been married for 67 years died on the same day while holding hands. That's love, y'all.
Porn lovers can rejoice, as Google has lifted the “explicit sexual content” ban on Blogger.
Season 3 of “House of Cards” is now live on Netflix, y'all! Note: SPOILERS in the following link.
A Rio Rancho mother is “disturbed” by a pornographic book her son checked out of his high school library.
Bernalillo County commissioners approved a tax hike that'll go to mental health services.
Snap! APS has decided to close schools today. Snow day!
Apparently, a thief in Oregon stole an entire house. No, really.
V.24 No.3 |
The Daily Word in how to do literally everything, APD and Lars von Trier
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jan 15 2015 1:12 PM ]
We want to teach you how to do everything. Our first effort toward that lofty goal is the first installment of our How to Do Literally Everything issue.
Test your knowledge of an APD shooting that made international headlines with this week's Crib Notes.
In other Alibi-related news, contributing writer David Correia was interviewed by website The Real News Network about the struggle against police brutality in Albuquerque. Read more on the subject in his Alibi articles "Is There Justice For James Boyd?" and "Life and Death and APD: Albuquerque's police violence problem."
But both the theatrical and extended cuts of Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac Volumes I and II are streaming on Netflix. Plus Antichrist and Melancholia. Not convinced? Scope our reviews of Nymphomaniac Volume I and II and Melancholia. Now take your antidepressants and screen some film.
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