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V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015


The Daily Word in Republicans, dry-cleaning spills and Islamic State Fighters

By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Nov 21 2015 1:20 PM ]
The Daily Word

UNM is not alone with difficulties providing students resources to report sexual assault.

Growing Marijuana on tribal land is especially sticky—legally speaking.

The dry-cleaning chemical spill Downtown is large enough to warrant vapor testing in area homes.

Theocon Damon Linker continues to be increasingly alienated by his former conservative colleagues.

The Nation's Lydia Wilson interviews an imprisoned ISIS fighter.

I can be a doctor if I say I am.

V.24 No.43 | 10/22/2015

The Daily word in Dancing, Horror and Dealers

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 22 2015 11:51 AM ]

Like mortal blood feeding a vampire, queer women in horror films gives me life.

A collection of my bbg's most important instagram posts.

Watch Jimmy, I mean Drake, dance to different songs.

I guess I'll give country music a second chance.

Canadian Dealers will miss the children once Trudeau legalizes marijuana.

Anti-woman protestors don't like being counter-protested? Oh, woe is me.

Youtube is going to charge people now? Smell ya later, nerds.

Through tragedy we find that there are good people.

Hey, can I hold your lottery ticket for a second? Cool, I'll be right back.

V.24 No.41 | 10/08/2015

Event Horizon

Get on the Canna-bus

Duke City Medical Cannabis Convention

By Ty Bannerman [ Thu Oct 15 2015 5:00 PM ]
Learn more about medical marijuana.
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V.24 No.42 | 10/15/2015
Illo by Tamara

Council Watch

Got Voters?

Election results and more

By Carolyn Carlson
Carolyn Carlson reports on the council’s attempt to overturn Mayor Berry’s pot veto and other business in this post-election Council Watch.
V.24 No.37 | 9/10/2015
News Monkey

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Sept. 10, 2015

By August March
Beat this devil of an Albuquerque news quiz, using your bank of unimpeachable knowledge sources.
V.24 No.23 | 06/04/2015


The Daily Word in "moist"

Thats right. I said "moist"

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 9 2015 11:49 AM ]
The Daily Word

A controversial Baptist BCSO undersheriff has resigned.

There's still no effective measure of marijuana intoxication.

Heads rolled at the Bernco Water Utility after a February sewage spill into the Rio Grande.

We now know why people don't like the word "moist".

Here's a VICE story on the prison from which two prisoners escaped Shawshank Redemption style.

One of the escaped prisoners is well endowed.

Some nuns were trapped in an elevator for three days.

The lost Lester Bangs country album is found!

Manson prosecutor and writer Vincent Bugliosi died.

V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015


The Daily Word in donuts, rabies and the Italian mob

By Constance Moss [ Fri Jun 5 2015 12:41 PM ]
The Daily Word

A Texas resident was the first person to have a partial skull and scalp transplant.

This man sang and played guitar during his brain surgery.

Happy Donut Day! Here are a few creative ways to show your love for donuts.

Smoking reefer could actually improve your mental health.

In local news, a Walmart shopper on Coors unknowingly gave a rabid bat-hitchhiker a lift on her motorized wheelchair.

A man broke into a home in Hobbs, baked himself a potato, and did some yard work.

A 91-year-old man backed into a garage door for kicks.

Technology is shortening your life.

Several dozen politicians and mobsters were arrested in Rome yesterday as the Mayor cracks down on organized crime.

Two years after he blew the whistle on the NSA, Edward Snowden is seeing the fruits of his efforts.

V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015


The Daily Word in Kim Kardashian and an ice cream named Hitler

By Constance Moss [ Mon Jun 1 2015 11:18 AM ]
The Daily Word

Nazi war criminals in the US are receiving retirement bennies.

There’s a brand of ice cream named Hitler.

This bridge in Paris is being set free.

Kim Kardashian has another bun in the oven.

Illuminating your neurons can retrieve lost memories.

During a concert in TJ over the weekend, Enrique Iglesias foolishly underestimated the power of a drone.

An ex-FIFA official cited an article in The Onion as part of his defense strategy.

Paul McCartney is off the reefer.

A man obsessed with Mila Kunis has escaped a mental facility.

Clint Eastwood turns 85 today!

V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015


The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane

By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 20 2015 11:30 AM ]
The Daily Word

In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."

A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.

The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.

In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.

In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.

Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.

A 120-pound woman broke the steak-eating record this weekend.

Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!

Say, man. Gotta joint?

V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015


The Daily Word in narcolepsy, nausea, isolation and hallucinations

By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Mar 16 2015 2:17 PM ]
The Daily Word

A man was rolling a joint on the NYC Subway when he fell asleep.

A barfing bride strives to overcome her vomiting phobia before the day of her nauseating nuptials.

The average American wedding now costs $31,000.

Edward Snowden held a secret virtual meeting at SXSW.

In local news, a man shot his ex-girlfriend because the neighbor’s dog told him to do it.

Eccentric millionaire Robert Durst accidentally confessed to three murders.

Isolation and loneliness can have serious effects on your noodle.

Ron Jeremy turns 62 today! Here he is paying homage to Miley Cyrus.

V.24 No.4 |


The Daily Word in cannabis, sex and Allen Ginsberg on psychedelic drugs

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jan 22 2015 12:16 PM ]
The Daily Word

Scope our Cannabis Issue to spark up knowledge on New Mexico's medical marijuana policy landscape, an unlikely New Mexican MMJ patient and a recreational marijuana vacation in Pagosa Springs.

Our fourth issue of 2015 also proffers:

• The Weekly Alibi pop quiz, Crib Notes

• A review of Michael Mann's high-tech cyber-thriller Blackhat

Show Up! On Beholding and Belonging: Five gigs prove there's no place like home

• An arts feature examining Amazon's battle for publishing dominance, Storytime is Over: How Amazon is out-Goliathing the publishing industry

• A review of Kokoro Japanese Restaurant, Back from the Heart of Japan

• And much, much more! Including micro reviews of new releases by California X, Marilyn Manson and The Decemberists; Odds & Ends; venues that offer drinks while making art in Sip, Paint, Repeat; A Drinkable Feast honoring J.D. Salinger; and so on.

And don't forget to fill out our fast, easy and 100 percent anonymous Third Annual Sex Survey to inform our coverage of Albuquerque's circa 2015 lovescape.

The mutilated corpses of four dogs were discovered at the Conejo Waste Transfer Station. Animal Protection of New Mexico is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer(s).

Will you be at the 15th annual world's largest matanza this weekend?

The president of Yemen and his cabinet have resigned amid chaos.

Does the U.S. military keep body counts?

Read a lost letter about psychedelic drugs from Allen Ginsberg to the readers of the Paris Review.

V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015


Getting to Know Mary Jane

A primer on New Mexico’s medical cannabis landscape

By August March
August March takes a hard look at medical cannabis in New Mexico and the complex policy landscape it has created.


Erasing Stigma

An interview with an unlikely medical cannabis patient

By Amelia Olson
Amelia Olson sits down with Joel White, a medical cannabis patient who defies stereotypes.


The New Border Town

Pagosa Springs offers nearest legal recreational marijuana to New Mexico

By Ty Bannerman
Ty Bannerman takes a trip to the high country.
V.23 No.52 |


The Daily Word in The Interview, Santa's bad behavior and that cute sun baby from Teletubbies

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Dec 24 2014 8:52 AM ]
The Daily Word

Good morning, it's Christmas Eve, 2014,

and the creepily-cute sun baby from Teletubbies revealed herself after 19-years of silence,

Santa Claus was somehow shanghaied into selling assault rifles,

probably because he was high,

Internet-fame-hungry murderer Luka Magnotta has been “dealt the harshest possible verdict” for killing and eating a Chinese national,

Santa Fe’s Jean Cocteau Theater WILL being showing The Interview on Christmas Day,

but Pornhub knows that some of us will be doing our Christmas "viewing" at home. With all the lights off and the door locked.

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