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The Daily Word in Lizard People, Nostril Ticks and Street Apes

They found a fancy secret railway tunnel between San Diego and Tijuana.

Chinese submarines can get us.

An angry bar brawler brandished a chainsaw.

The determined mouse struggled with his cracker.

Here’s my vote for coolest Halloween candy.

What’s the most popular Halloween candy?

Bone up on blood sucking with this TED-Ed vampire cartoon.

Should we build a Death Star?

Do lizard people run the government?

We’re closer to understanding why warm water freezes faster than cold water.

Create your own drug.

Watch out for nostril ticks.

The Bulldogs win at losing.

Somebody stole a donation box from Donut Mart.

Spend some time with the street apes of Jakarta.

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Alibi Flashback: 20 Years of Great Monkey Covers

Yes, we know apes are not monkeys

The simian theme just does not quit at the Weekly Alibi, mostly thanks to longtime art director Tom Nayder’s fearless refusal to back down from the challenge of finding excuses to put his hairy best friends on the cover. (We have it on good authority that he does in fact harbor a chimp in his home.) Feast your eyes on 18 eye-gouging, monkey-riffic covers after the jump.

V.14 No.47 • December 1-7, 2005
Jeff Drew
V.14 No.47 • December 1-7, 2005

V.10 No.21 • May 24-30, 2001
Brian Taylor
V.10 No.21 • May 24-30, 2001

V.10 No. 34 • August 23-29, 2001
Robin McClannahan
V.10 No. 34 • August 23-29, 2001

V.13 No.45 • November 10-16, 2005
Jeff Drew
V.13 No.45 • November 10-16, 2005

V.12 No.31 • July 31-August 6, 2003
M. Wartella
V.12 No.31 • July 31-August 6, 2003

V.4 No.33 • August 23-29, 1996
Scott Saavedra
V.4 No.33 • August 23-29, 1996

V.10 No.47 • November 22-28, 2001
Brian Biggs
V.10 No.47 • November 22-28, 2001
V.12 No.34 • August 21-27, 2003
Jeff Drew
V.12 No.34 • August 21-27, 2003
V.8 No.26 • July 1-7, 1999
Scott Rickson
V.8 No.26 • July 1-7, 1999
V.14 No.6 • February 10-16, 2005
Robin McClannahan
V.14 No.6 • February 10-16, 2005
V. 16 No. 38 • September 20-26, 2007
M. Wartella
V. 16 No. 38 • September 20-26, 2007
V.17 No.14 • April 3-9, 2008
Jesse Philips
V.17 No.14 • April 3-9, 2008
V.17 No.52 • December 25-31, 2008
Jeremy Eaton
V.17 No.52 • December 25-31, 2008
V.11 No.43 • October 24-30, 2002
Brian Biggs
V.11 No.43 • October 24-30, 2002
V.11 No.9 • February 28-March 6, 2002
James Kochalka
V.11 No.9 • February 28-March 6, 2002
V.11 No.20 • May 16-22, 2002
Sam Trout
V.11 No.20 • May 16-22, 2002
V.11 No.45 • November 7-13, 2002
Alison Elisabeth Taylor
V.11 No.45 • November 7-13, 2002
V.11 No.48 • November 28-December 4, 2002
Brian Ralph
V.11 No.48 • November 28-December 4, 2002
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The Daily Word in equestrian milkshakes, copulating crabs, inebriated apes

Grand jury clears cop who fatally shot a man. Historically, it’s not surprising.

Kentucky Derby winner’s owner has been accused of drugging his horses.

Trash on your sidewalk?

Jon Stewart on the Prez’ gay marriage stance.

The guy who was accused of shooting a speeding-ticket van in Santa Fe got released.

Wi-Fi disabling wallpaper.

Further proof on why Florida sucks.

And why Texas also sucks.

And why Germany doesn’t.

It’s horseshoe crab orgy season!

Pescatarian pink slime.

South African apes like getting hammered and messing with stupid tourists.

This 70-year-old who claims to be a virgin is awesome, and also batshit crazy.

Robutts.

Beastie Boys “Chappelle Show” video you probably haven’t seen.

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The Daily Word in Gary Johnson, apes and Buddhist bartenders

Buffalo rampages through Edgewood, N.M.

Former Gov. Gary Johnson ditches the GOP and goes Libertarian in his quest to become president of these United States.

Should be a $4.2 million surplus in the state budget. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to spend it on college prep programs.

Barbie is a hoarder.

Best insta-celebs of the year.

The 10 most absurd quotes about women in 2011.

Apes to video chat on iPads.

Wendy's $16 foie gras burger.

At Vow's Bar in Tokyo patrons are served by real Buddhist monks.

The professional laugher.

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The Daily Word 8.20.11: West Memphis three released; local hero is an illegal alien; new additons to the O.E.D.

The Albuquerque man who rescued an abducted girl is in the U.S. illegally.

LOOK OUT! More People of Walmart (Thank you, Sarah.)

Michele Bachmann thinks Americans fear the "rise of the Soviet Union...."

400 new words added to latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Lighting a cigarette while using nail polish remover? Stop... NOW!

A lesson in pre-digital newspaper production.

Are there too many farmer's markets?

"Chap-Rap" answer-song/dis by Professor Elemental. Looks like this is the original Chap-Rapper, for what it's worth....

The West Memphis Three were released this morning.

Oh, God. The 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos.

Are cell phones making men sterile?

Recently discovered antimatter may fuel future spacecraft.

Dateline, 1967: in the future, the use of well-trained apes as family chauffeurs might decrease the number of automobile accidents.

Excellent 1965 National Film Board of Canada travel film with Buster Keaton. -Even more excellent documentary made during the filming of the Railrodder.

On this day in 1966 The Beatles were pelted with rotten fruit while on stage in Memphis.

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