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V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Dec. 11, 2014

By August March
What do you know about last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
Crispin Hellion Glover
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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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Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Dec. 4, 2014

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Oct. 30, 2014

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico economic, criminal and media news with the Alibi pop quiz.
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V.23 No.32 |

news

The Daily Word in cruel hierarchies, BrBa autopsy and sentinel wells

By August March [ Thu Aug 7 2014 11:15 AM ]
The Daily Word

An alleged robber was really just scratching himself.

Our mayor is doing something about chronic poverty and homelessness.

Regular safety inspections at WIPP went undone because the agency in charge of those sorts of issues didn’t know if it had the authority to inspect a Department of Energy site.

The local board of education wants to meet in closed session about superintendent Winston Brooks but they keep postponing the matter.

In the cruel hierarchy of college football, UNM walk-on and Roswell native David Anaya gets a break.

In the southeast part of town, a "smiling man" was accused of automobile theft.

Starting today, scientists will begin drilling “sentinel" wells in the Trumbull Village neighborhood near Kirtland Air Force Base.

Here’s a new LA Times article about the autopsy of some teevee show called "Breaking Bad."

Warning fellow Scots about the dangers of police militarization using Albuquerque as an example, a resident of Dundee writes, “Get the guns back in the boot of the armed response team cars where they belong.”

A 26-inch catfish was caught at Tingley Beach using shrimp as bait.

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V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: July 24, 2014

By August March
From monsoon season to broadcast journalism to economic recovery, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
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NM Street Press

Mediating Heroin and Harm Reduction

Expanding access to treatment may reduce NM’s high rate of overdose

By Barron Jones
NM Street Press co-founder Barron Jones reports on harm reduction-based health care strategies that aim to lower the high rate of overdoses in New Mexico, including the passage of SB 241 and potential for enhanced Narcan distribution and Good Samaritan laws.
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V.22 No.41 | 10/10/2013

news

The Daily Word in Hipsters, Rabid Bats and Twipping

By Carl Petersen [ Fri Oct 4 2013 10:40 AM ]
The Daily Word

The DC car chase woman had mental health problems, but she wasn’t a shooter as initially reported.

Now we can graph word frequency in rap songs over time, which oddly seems somewhat useful from a culteral analysis standpoint.

Here’s a guy who likes photograph himself next to people kissing in public.

Killer robots hunt jellyfish at sea.

What’s the most shared media in [insert your area]?

Hipsters hate the internet. Because it’s stupid now.

It’s fun to look at old-timey lettering.

Learn the secret origins of pirate talk.

Travel around the world of fried chicken recipes.

You can make your dog look like a mailbox, if you’re so inclined.

Some Albuquerque kids were playing with a rabid bat. Lamentably.

Steve Stucker is giving away his balloon hat.

Take a poop pill. Will it help? Couldn’t hurt…

Watch the best Vines of September.

Our latest meme: Twipping.

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V.22 No.14 | 4/4/2013

Music

(You gotta) fight for your right to publish

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Mon Apr 8 2013 1:54 PM ]

Freedom of speech mix from Samantha Anne on 8tracks Radio.

When the Chronicle-gate dust settled, I sought out opinions on the importance of the censorhip incident from New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Executive Director Gwyneth Doland, Daily Lobo Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Cleary and CNM Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Jyllian Roach. I wrapped those insights up with an editorial bow, and then I slipped a mixtape into CNM’s locker in Stop the Presses. Below, stream our freedom of speech-centric mixtape featuring tracks by Salt-n-Pepa, 2 Live Crew, Beastie Boys, Chamillionaire feat. Slick Rick, Anthrax, Alice Donut, Leonard Cohen, Frank Zappa, the Ramones, NOFX, Steve Earle, Todd Snider and the Dixie Chicks.

In follow-up communication with Cleary, she noted her plan was never to completely halt publication or bankrupt the Daily Lobo. “We were however not going to have our 'regularly scheduled programming' in print,” said Cleary. “We were going to keep up the momentum by either reprinting parts of Chronicle's sex issue in our paper, running a huge editorial from the Chronicle editor on our front page, etc. Basically, it was giant X's the first day, and then in subsequent days, we would have kept looking for the next shocking thing to demonstrate we weren't letting it go, sort of taking it day to day.”

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Aural Fixation

Stop the Presses

An editorial/mixtape for CNM

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Alibi Music Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo editorializes Chronicle-gate and slips a mixtape into CNM’s locker.
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V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012

news

The Daily Word in newspapers, DeLoreans and other nice dreams

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 6 2012 11:31 AM ]
The Daily Word

Winners of the Albuquerque Walter White lookalike contest.

DA to resume probing officer-involved shootings. (The investigative grand jury process was suspended months ago after criticism that no jury had ever found a shooting unjustified.)

Santa Fe man gets his bass back 10 years later.

The terribly-named band fun. has gotten the most Grammy nominations.

Sen. Michelle Obama?

Gamelan ensemble covers Gang of Four’s “Not Great Men.”

R.I.P., Dave Brubeck.

Shit London photography contest. Awesome.

Some wealthy people are investing in newspapers.

5 things smart people do. 1) make numbered lists of things ....

DeLorean taxi.

Why X-Men continuity is forever hosed.

Also, Benedict Cumberbatch is in the next Star Trek movie as the villain.

China’s first jack-off competition is what it sounds like.

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V.21 No.26 |

news

The Daily Word in Obamacare, bath salts and UFOs

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jun 28 2012 9:55 AM ]
The Daily Word

The Supreme Court upholds health care reform. Read the decision.

CNN and Fox News biff it.

Lady doesn't return "Twilight" book, spends night in jail.

20 people have died on motorcycles in New Mexico this year and still no helmet law.

Wildfire in Colorado burns hundreds of houses.

Miami face-eater was not on bath salts.

Syria's high court bombed.

One-third of Americans believe in UFOs.

Dinosaurs were maybe not cold-blooded.

Julian Assange is going to turn himself in.

B.J. Novak, temp Ryan on "The Office," is leaving the show.

The agent behind the Fast and Furious gun sting speaks about why it was a good idea.

25 things you didn't know about Full Metal Jacket.

"The Star Wars That I Used to Know."

"Mad Men" are assholes in tie clips.

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V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012

opinion

Video from the Chicago NATO protests

By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Jun 19 2012 4:38 PM ]

In this week’s opinion slot, Andrew Beale recounts his trip to the City of Wind to film and participate in the protests against NATO. He argues that biased mainstream media accounts are part of why more people get their news from Internet sources and from shaky cell phone videos posted to YouTube. Online, Beale’s piece “Don’t Believe the Hype” includes video footage he shot at the demonstration.

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Occupy the Alibi

Don’t Believe the Hype

By Andrew Beale
The image of veterans flinging their medals in the direction of McCormick Place, where the summit was held, provided an incredibly strong statement that our columnist will never forget. As powerful as that was, the act was far overshadowed by the violence immediately afterward, he writes.
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
Fields Avenue in Angeles City, Philippines: Bernalillo County Commissioner Michael Wiener was photographed touring the red-light district.
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News Feature

Live Smiling Girls!

Behind the photographs of Angeles City bar girls

By Margaret Wright
The controversy over Commissioner Michael Wiener’s photo scandal died down. But Fields Avenue, the red-light district of Angeles City in the Philippines, remains a dark place.
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