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V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015

Idiot Box

What “Daredevil” Gets Right

“Daredevil” on Netflix

By Devin D. O’Leary
What Netflix’ “Daredevil” gets right about comic book adaptations.
Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 2:10 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015

Idiot Box

Drama, Drama, Drama

“Bloodline” on Netflix

By Mark Lopez
Dark family drama “Bloodlines” spices up Netflix.
V.24 No.9 | 02/26/2015

news

The Daily Word in mental health taxes, a house thief and true love

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 27 2015 9:11 AM ]
The Daily Word

Eight people died last night in a series of shootings in south-central Missouri.

Jim Inhofe provided a little show-and-tell on the Senate floor.

A California couple who'd been married for 67 years died on the same day while holding hands. That's love, y'all.

Porn lovers can rejoice, as Google has lifted the “explicit sexual content” ban on Blogger.

Season 3 of “House of Cards” is now live on Netflix, y'all! Note: SPOILERS in the following link.

A Rio Rancho mother is “disturbed” by a pornographic book her son checked out of his high school library.

Bernalillo County commissioners approved a tax hike that'll go to mental health services.

Snap! APS has decided to close schools today. Snow day!

Apparently, a thief in Oregon stole an entire house. No, really.

V.24 No.3 |

news

The Daily Word in how to do literally everything, APD and Lars von Trier

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jan 15 2015 1:12 PM ]
The Daily Word

We want to teach you how to do everything. Our first effort toward that lofty goal is the first installment of our How to Do Literally Everything issue.

Amelia Olson drops mad skin care kitchen science.

M. Brianna Stallings proposes strategies for surviving ABQ Ride.

Eva Avenue hips you to how to score work as an extra.

Carrie Murphy, a local doula, shares her guidance in creating your birth plan.

Mark Lopez teaches you how to make mixed media masterpieces.

And I want to show you how to fall in love with music again.

Test your knowledge of an APD shooting that made international headlines with this week's Crib Notes.

In other Alibi-related news, contributing writer David Correia was interviewed by website The Real News Network about the struggle against police brutality in Albuquerque. Read more on the subject in his Alibi articles "Is There Justice For James Boyd?" and "Life and Death and APD: Albuquerque's police violence problem."

"Chaos reigns."

But both the theatrical and extended cuts of Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac Volumes I and II are streaming on Netflix. Plus Antichrist and Melancholia. Not convinced? Scope our reviews of Nymphomaniac Volume I and II and Melancholia. Now take your antidepressants and screen some film.

Download OTD = London-based label Blackest Ever Black's latest show on Berlin Community Radio

V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015

We Like to Watch (Instantly)

Stream docs on Afrobeat, hip-hop nation and Hole drummer Patty Schemel

By August March
Wherein we hype three music docs (on Fela Kuti, Clarence Reid and Patty Schemel) that are available to stream on Netflix now.
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014

We Like to Watch (Instantly)

Streaming the Holidaze

Screen docs about backup singers, Muscle Shoals and Metallica

By August March
Wherein we review three music documentaries available to stream now on Netflix: 20 Feet From Stardom, Muscle Shoals and Metallica Through the Never.
V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
At the drive-in at dusk

Sonic Cinema

We Like to Watch (Instantly)

Stream docs on Kathleen Hanna, la música and a grumpy drummer

By August March
Scope Alibi-endorsed sonic docs when you wanna rock out ... in your living room.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014

Idiot Box

Horse Laughs

“BoJack Horseman” on Netflix

By Devin D. O’Leary
Netflix combats network television animation with its own irreverent series “BoJack Horseman.”
V.23 No.26 |

news

The Daily Word in air quality, teacher evaluations, mayoral performance and Hitler's moves

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 1 2014 12:40 PM ]
The Daily Word

There was an air quality advisory for ABQ due to smoke from a wild fire in the Jemez Mountains, but the advisory has been cancelled.

It is now illegal to text while driving in the state of New Mexico.

Hannah Skandera says there is flexibility in how New Mexico teacher evaluations affect teacher pay.

Hitler practiced his moves.

The "cannibal cop" had his conviction overturned.

The Supreme Court found that Hobby Lobby may assert its religious values on employees by refusing to cover birth control under their insurance plan.

In France, there is a ban on full Muslim veils.

Here is a large collection of stupid GOP quotes about rape.

Soon "tiger selfies" will be illegal in New York.

Kim Jung Sexy Beast Ek (for short) has the longest name in Sweden.

Rob Ford is back.

It's time for Netflix's annual movie dump.

V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014

Idiot Box

Seasonal Affective Disorder

The lowdown on download

By Devin D. O’Leary
With the broadcast TV season at an end, what new shows can we look forward to this summer? They’re out there, but they may not be on TV. Wha?
V.23 No.18 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in Burquenos take over city council chambers, Monica Lewinsky takes back her life and a wife who never imagined APD would take her husband's life

Rob Ford disappeared on his way to rehab

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue May 6 2014 12:18 PM ]
The Daily Word

Albuquerque citizens took over last night's city council meeting after Alibi contributor David Correia threatened a citizen's arrest of the police chief.

Beware "the eraser challenge".

The tour of "Old Main", the former NM penitentiary, sounds pretty good. And pretty creepy.

The new Rail Yard market in Downtown Albuquerque last weekend was hugely successful.

When she called police to their Ventana Ranch home last weekend, the wife of the man killed by police figured his arrest would be the worst possible outcome.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford went off the radar after turning back to Canada on his way to an American rehab. If they know, his family isn't saying where he is at this time.

An anti gay-marriage GOP senate candidate was once upon a time a professional drag queen.

In other gay-marriage-related (no, really) news, a florida man wants to marry his "porn-filled Apple computer".

A resurfaced Monica Lewinsky says it's "time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress".

Did Netflix redesign their logo?

Check out these pics of LA's lamentably long-gone Pacific Ocean Park.

Germany has advised its citizens to leave east and south Ukraine, saying war is imminent.

V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014

Arts Feature

From Cell to Screen

Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex

By M. Brianna Stallings
Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
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news

The Daily Word in Atari, Netflix, Nike and DOJ hearings.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Apr 28 2014 10:00 AM ]
The Daily Word

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arested at their home.

A woman died in a car crash while posting to Facebook.

Introducing the edible water bottle.

Donald Sterling made racist remarks.

They can turn off your brain with flashes of light.

A Nike employee sold rare sneakers on the black market.

When Netflix works again I will try Netflix Roulette.

The DOJ will hold the first of three public meetings on APD reform tonight.

They dug up the Atari mass grave.

Happy birthday, Jay Leno.

V.23 No.16 |

news

The Daily Word in horrible mutilations, further annexations and Albuquerque city council quandaries

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 22 2014 12:36 PM ]
The Daily Word

Top of the list of "unexpected beer cities? Albuquerque, por supuesto.

The suspect shot by APD yesterday was a woman.

City council is gearing up to kill the Albuquerque Police Oversight Commission in order to create a new system of checks and balances vis a vis citizenry and APD.

A bicyclist was killed Saturday when she was hit by the Rail Runner in Santa Fe.

Among steep competition, rapper Andre Johnson may have committed the most bizarre musician suicide attempt ever. Ever.

Netflix is introducing another kinda-weird price increase.

Sometimes "refined" means fart jokes.

Controversial State of Michigan decision prohibiting race based college entrance was upheld by the SCOTUS.

Crimea is getting strange and Russia is a master of propaganda.

Nothing wrong with thinking about Nudie suits folks.

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