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V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016

The Daily Word in Local Zookeepers, Government and Education

By Megan Reneau [ Fri Feb 19 2016 11:02 AM ]
The Daily Word

If you haven’t already heard, Harper Lee died last night.

The NM Legislature is finally funding the 5,500 rape kits that are on backlog to be tested.

The ‘Hairy Panic’ tumbleweed has taken over an Australian town.

North and South Korea are gunna go to war any minute now.

The Mayor gets called out by a local (former) zookeeper.

In case you need reassertion that the police don’t care about black people in Florida.

This badass kickboxer is teaching Muslim women to defend themselves.

The methane leak has been "permanently" capped.

“Men are just smarter than women. It’s just a scientific fact.”

V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016

Literature

New Science Fiction at Page 1 Books

Press Release [ Thu Feb 11 2016 11:23 AM ]
Mark G. Cosman talks about his new work, Descent of the Gods.
V.25 No.1 | 01/07/2016

The Daily Word in Bombs, Politics, and Monkeys

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jan 7 2016 11:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

So North Korea did make an H-Bomb?

Sexual abuse and misconduct by law enforcement is barely reported to agencies. Here’s one woman’s experience with following through this appalling ordeal.

The governor of California declared a state of emergency due to a major methane gas leak.

1 million dollars of Chris Christie’s “campaigning” costs will likely end up being paid by New Jersey residents.

Deakin from Animal Collective (finally) finished his solo album.

Remember the Macaque monkey that took a selfie in 2011? Turns out it (and actually, PETA) can’t own the copyright to its own selfie.

If you loved playing Sims as much as I did growing up, you’ll definitely enjoy this.

Parents have been polled, and here are the results.

V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
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Event Horizon

Calm Down

Friday, Dec 25: All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

By Maggie Grimason [ Wed Dec 23 2015 11:15 AM ]
On the frontlines of WWI, the true story of camaraderie, music and peace between fellow humans.
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V.24 No.49 | 12/03/2015

The Daily Word in Domestic Terrorism, Jessica Jones, and Trials

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 3 2015 11:32 AM ]
The Daily Word

Transphobia is alive and well all over the world—in this case—to sell signs.

Soon everyone can die for the US (if you're into that kinda thing).

Think terrorist attacks on Planned Parenthood is a new thing? HA.

Will justice actually be served with the diverse Freddie Gray Jury? It seems more likely now.

What happened at San Bernardino?

The show Jessica Jones is everything I’ve ever wanted from a drama.

I doubt any of you will be able to go to this exhibition in London, but you can still enjoy these historical photos of the club scene in the UK.

The trial for beating two homeless men to death in Albuquerque began yesterday.

In addition to my upcoming list in the Alibi’s last minute gift guide, take note of this, friends.

V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015

news

The Daily Word in super lice, impending global doom and Kenny Rogers

By Constance Moss [ Fri Aug 21 2015 11:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

Teenagers from North and South Korea competed in an international soccer tournament in Pyongyang, despite the threat of war between the two nations.

A woman on the New York City subway scratched and bit another female passenger for trying to sit next to her.

Mutant super lice are wreaking havoc on scalps in Western New York and have been reported in 25 states.

In a band? Here are five band photo clichés to avoid.

According to NASA, rumors of impeding global doom are greatly exaggerated.

July was planet earth's hottest month on record ever.

We have the best food trail in the nation: The Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail.

Charges against the New Mexico man who threw a banana peel at Dave Chappelle have been dropped.

Kenny Rogers turns 77 today!

Thanks to John Hankinson for the link!

V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

news

The Daily Word in Super Bowl, sex changes, swords, and seeing shadows

By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Feb 2 2015 12:27 PM ]
The Daily Word

The Patriots won the Super Bowl.

The Super Bowl commercials were bland this year.

Bruce Jenner is transitioning into life as a woman.

A new dinosaur was discovered in China.

An Albuquerque toddler shot his parents with a handgun.

Here are the rules for buying food with love at McDonald’s.

Tablets and phones might damage toddlers’ brains.

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning.

Here are five things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day, the movie.

A ‘Power Rangers’ actor is accused of killing his roommate with a sword.

Our next alibi issue is our special love issue and will feature sex toy reviews by members of the alibi staff. In the meantime, here are a few sex toys you may want to stay away from.

Vladimir Putin has resumed the war in Ukraine.

Back in December, the Russian court banned the music and artwork of Cannibal Corpse.

You can see Cannibal Corpse in the land of the free tonight at the Sunshine theater, along with Behemoth, Aeon, and Tribulation.

V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
From left to right: Juliana Gorena (plays Rosita), Joel Garcia  (plays Luis), Sonya Tijerina (plays Cecilia), Michelle Perez (plays Ana), Roberto Morales (plays El Duende)
photos by Adolphe Pierre-Louis

Theater Preview

In Search of Voices for the Voiceless

By Randyn Charles Bartholomew
A child, alone, leaving a war-torn country. La Llorona as ally. Dark social elements combine with humor and magical realism to evoke a modern fairy tale in ¡Bocón!
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V.23 No.31 |

news

The Daily Word in bears walking upright

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Aug 6 2014 10:31 AM ]
The Daily Word

Today, we will begin with a bear walking on his hind legs in a quiet cul-de-sac.

Then, the noise of metal on metal and gunfire; cell phone footage from the latest police shooting.

An experimental serum has improved the conditions of two ebola-infected aid workers in Africa.

The clink of spoons on ceramics is silenced as Albuquerque’s first and only cereal bar closes up shop.

A controversial billboard for a plastic surgeon in Ann Arbor has been vandalized with a body-positive message.

And 13 years of warfare have not made us any safer.

V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014

news

The Daily Word in WWI, wacky weather and other worries.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jul 28 2014 12:19 PM ]
The Daily Word

Happy 100th birthday, World War I.

Massive, explosive decompression brought down MH17.

A tornado hit near Boston.

A lightning storm hit Venice Beach.

I wonder if Palin TV will show Lidsville.

Watch the trailer for the Simpsons/Family Guy crossover episode.

Now worry about kissing-bug disease.

A UFO terrifies Toronto.

Sexual harrassment at Comic-Con exists.

Get ready for the new mass extinction.

Progress Now NM is pushing for $25 fines for marijuana possission.

An Albuquerque hot dog cart was stolen.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Go swimming!

Happy birthday, Steve Morse.

V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
More fun indeed
Billy McCall

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

The nekkid eye

Journey into the exposed heart of Burque’s artworld with a celebration of the body, a drama about family and poetry to scare zealous patriots.
V.23 No.7 | 2/13/2014

Book Review

How It Begins

Review by Mike Smith

Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 10 2014 4:00 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez pays tribute to Phil Everly and talks about OutKast’s reunion, the new Springsteen album and more.
V.21 No.32 |

news

The Daily Word in Olympic butts, Albuquerque bomb threats and bunker children

By Laura Marrich [ Fri Aug 10 2012 9:39 AM ]
The Daily Word

Three American soldiers killed by an Afghan pretending to be a cop

The memorial for the Sikh temple victims is happening today.

July: Hottest. Month. Ever.

There was a bomb threat at Pro’s Ranch Market

A new early species of human was discovered

Deceased Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is supernaturally awesome.

Kissing. Butts.

You, too, can learn to speak four languages in a year.

“How does one crip walk?”

Play with Politico’s nifty swing state map

Seven missing athletes from Cameroon probably defected in London. It happens.

“If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon.”

Sometimes you love God so much, you just wanna make your children live in an underground bunker for their entire lives.

Romani people in France continue to get merde-ed upon.

“Walking Dead” deleted zombie horde scene

Anonymous hacked Australia.

The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell does a mariachi “Golden Brown.”

Have a gooey, flaming National S’more Day!

V.21 No.29 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in Westboro Baptist Church, NM bankruptcy rates, Penn State penalities.

By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jul 23 2012 8:30 AM ]
The Daily Word

Westboro Baptist Church appears to have not have actually shown up to the candlelight vigil held last night for the Aurora shooting victims. They were probably too busy being blocked from protesting the funeral of a fallen soldier.

Yay for falling bankruptcy rates in New Mexico!

NCAA doles out intense punishment for Penn State.

More than 100 killed in Iraq after bombings and shootings make for the deadliest day this year.

13 killed in Texas pickup accident.

200-year-old Rancho De Corrales Event Center destroyed by fire.

Which would be more likely to provoke you to stab your husband: An obnoxious facebook post, or the fact that he was high on PCP?

AMC says no more masks at their movie screenings. Sorry superhero cosplayers.

Girl, where'd your arm go?

You may now smell like books.

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