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V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
Maher navigates the political cesspool with panache.
photo courtesy of billmaher.com

Comedy Matters

Offended by the Offended

Bill Maher confronts politics, religion and the far left

By Genevieve Mueller
Bill Maher talks to Genevieve Mueller about his roots and the liberal problem of political correctness in anticipation of his May 2 appearance.
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V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Sleater-Kinney: (From left) Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein
Brigitte Sire

Music Interview

Re(Start) Together

An interview with Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein

By M. Brianna Stallings
Sleater-Kinney member/“Portlandia” prime mover Carrie Brownstein talks all things S-K (including collabs with Planned Parenthood and “Bob’s Burgers”) with M. Brianna Stallings.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Swans
Samantha Marble

Music Interview

Evian, Cowboy Hats and (Aging) Young Gods

An interview with Swans’ Michael Gira

By M. Brianna Stallings
Wherein Michael Gira talks To Be Kind, St. Vincent, peeing on tour, the Man’s Hat Shop and the Four Corners area.
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V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Mars One finalist Zachary Gallegos
Courtesy of Zachary Gallegos

Interview

Martian Dreams

Mars One finalist Zachary Gallegos talks life and death on an angry red planet

By Courtney Foster
Burqueño Zachary Gallegos, in the final 100 contenders for a spot on the Mars One mission, chats about everything from scam allegations to Mars food sources.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
Dwight Loop
Courtesy of artist

Music History

An Interview with Dwight Loop, Pt. II

By August March
August March resumes a conversation about nuevomexicano aural history with electronic/experimental artist, DJ and promoter Dwight Loop.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
Dwight Loop circa 2014

Music History

An Interview with Dwight Loop, Pt. I

By August March
Alibi correspondent August March discusses Albuquerque’s electronic/experimental aural history with artist, DJ and promoter Dwight Loop.
V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015
A portrait of Gordy Andersen (and his kidney surgery scar) won the “Local Celebrity” category in our inaugural photo contest.
Jasmine Ceniceros

Music History

An Interview with Gordy Andersen, Part 2

By August March
August March resumes a spirited convo with Gordy Andersen about the ’80s, “the devil’s chord,” Fred’s Bread & Bagel and the mighty Black Maria.
V.24 No.7 |

news

The Daily Word in crazies, punk rock and bone broth

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Feb 12 2015 2:19 PM ]
The Daily Word

Metals executive posits that one-quarter of physical gold market is populated by "crazies."

The Albuquerque Environmental Health Department issued a statement in response to an online rumor about cat meat at a local McDonald's restaurant. (And I weep for the future.)

The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill to hold back third-graders with reading deficiencies.

Weekly Alibi's Crib Notes and Cribtoons: Your interactive weekly pop quiz and animated recap with built-in cartoon-based reward system since 1992.

August March interviewed OG punk rocker Gordy Andersen (Black Maria, Jerry's Kidz) about his formative ABQ experiences and influences.

Devin D. O'Leary gave a favorable review to Alzheimer's-centric drama Still Alice. And apparently Julianne Moore's hair color is referred to as "ronze."

Is bone broth as cool as it sounds? Ari Levaux reports.

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

Arts Feature

The Pause Is Gone

Kate Braverman on writers, readers and standardized America

By Mark Lopez
Cult author Kate Braverman brandishes a fierce outlook and strong opinions on everything from the primacy of Sylvia Plath to the lost art of reading.
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V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Tom Guralnick
Outpost Performance Space

Jazzed

How to Encounter Duke City Jazz, Pt. II

By August March
Wherein we continue our convo about the history of jazz in Albuquerque with Outpost Performance Space founder/director Tom Guralnick.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
Tom Guralnick
Mark Weber

Jazzed

How to Encounter Duke City Jazz

By August March
The revival of the Alibi jazz column begins by interviewing a nuevomexicano jazz prime mover named Tom Guralnick.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
Crispin Hellion Glover
Courtesy of the artist

Film Interview

Begging the Question(s)

Crispin Hellion Glover talks critical thought, propaganda and taboo

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Samantha Anne Carrillo interviews actor, author and auteur Crispin Hellion Glover in preview of his “It trilogy” screenings, Big Slide Shows and Q&As at the Guild Cinema this weekend.
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V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
The Magician’s Land

Arts Feature

The World Is Ending or Light Is Dying

Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic

By Erika T. Wurth
To become a bestselling fantasy novelist, Lev Grossman (who’s coming to Santa Fe) first had to realize what he wasn’t.
V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
Ian Anderson, front and center, with his wildly Jethro Tull-literate band
Courtesy of the artist

Show Up!

Passion Play of a Wandering Man

Tull’s Anderson mulls past and present

By August March
Alibi music stringer August March interviews Ian Anderson, the prime mover of prog-rock icon Jethro Tull, about his new solo work, his legendary career and retaining hope for humanity.
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V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Black Spirituals
Courtesy of artist

Music Interview

Postmodern Black Spirituals

Oakland duo’s pilgrimage Of Deconstruction

By August March
August March talks composition, deconstruction and artistic evolution with Black Spirituals’ Marshall Trammell and Zachary James Watkins. Experience the Oakland, Calif. duo at Spirit Abuse this weekend.
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