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V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From India to Iowa, it’s funny because it happy to someone else.
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V.24 No.8 | 02/19/2015

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The Daily Word in disappearing writers, road rage and superbugs

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Feb 19 2015 2:04 PM ]
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Barbara Follett began writing novels when she was 8 years old. Alfred A. Knopf published The House Without Windows when she was still in puberty, and she disappeared forever at 25. Aren't you glad you're not that successful? Who knows what might happen?

The suspect in last week's Las Vegas road rage killing is in a standoff with police.

A Los Angeles hospital may have exposed 179 patients to a drug-resistant bacterial "superbug."

The Albuquerque City Council orders a halt in Bosque construction.

The New Mexico Senate passed a bill that will put the futuristic Spaceport hangar up for sale.

Happy birthday, Michael Gira, Justine Bateman, Benicio del Toro and Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory and his twin brother (and my friend) Ben Bell.

V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Feb. 19, 2015

By August March
Test your ABQ news savvy with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Montana to Brazil, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
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V.24 No.7 |

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The Daily Word in bulldozing the Bosque, movie moms and R. Crumb

By Lisa Barrow and Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Feb 17 2015 4:37 PM ]
The Daily Word

Want to rally Wednesday afternoon to halt construction in the Bosque?

Balance out those avocados with some spicy chile. Capsaicin "appears to prevent weight gain in mice that are fed a high-fat diet."

Why do prosecutors always get their way?

Alibi writer Genevieve Mueller noticed something strange about movie moms.

The younger Bush can't escape the legacy of his older, poodle-painting brother.

Are insurance companies rewriting Hurricane Sandy damage reports to save money?

Avail yourself of R. Crumb's regimen for staying sane.

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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.7 | 2/12/2015
Robert Maestas

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Feb. 12, 2015

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s Albuquerque, New Mexico news with our weekly pop quiz. Then reward yourself with the latest webisode of Cribtoons.
Robert Maestas

Cribtoons

Cribtoons: Last week’s news in motion

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Wherein Robert Maestas brings our weekly Crib Notes pop quiz to life ... as a cartoon.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From England to Wyoming, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015
Robert Maestas

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Feb. 5, 2015

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

Cribtoons

Cribtoons: Last week’s news in motion

By Robert Maestas
Wherein Robert Maestas brings our Crib Notes pop quiz to life as a cartoon.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Houston to Brazil, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
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V.24 No.5 |

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The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

By August March [ Thu Jan 29 2015 1:21 PM ]
The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Jan. 29, 2015

By August March
What do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.
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V.24 No.4 |

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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.

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