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V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016


The Daily Word in women, girls and dads

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri Mar 18 2016 1:22 PM ]
The Daily Word

Baby showers for dads are on the rise. Sure, why not.

Another way to patronize women in the workplace.

Opera singer surprises with “Highway to Hell.” Sign me up.

Badass rock chicks.

Surprising ways International Women’s Day was celebrated.

V.24 No.49 | 12/03/2015

The Daily Word in dragging Donald Trump, overhauling No Child Left Behind, and the trends of 2015

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 9 2015 12:01 PM ]
The Daily Word

Blue and Red agree for once on how much Trump sucks.

2015 was a strange year. People in the future will look back at these trends and think we were all freaking insane.

Powered exoskeletons may make wheelchairs obsolete and bring us into the future.

Apple overprices their battery case. Shocker.

Get clean for Christmas. A South valley clinic is offering free acupuncture detox treatment for the next couple of weeks.

A bill that would ban panhandling in certain places is on the agenda for Tuesday's City Council Meeting.

No Child Left Behind finally goes away. Hopefully its replacement is more helpful.

Photo series that follows Breaking Bad to show at the Albuquerque Museum.

V.21 No.34 | 8/23/2012


The Daily Word in hipster topics, inmate heroes and Dave Mustaine

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 16 2012 10:49 AM ]
The Daily Word

An inmate work crew in Las Cruces saved a man’s life.

Someone won $1 million in New Mexico but might not know it yet.

A judge told Gov. Martinez she couldn’t publish the salaries of some state workers on the Sunshine Portal. So she put them on the New Mexico home page.

Megadeth singer blames President Obama for mass shootings. And if you can’t trust Dave Mustaine about politics ...

Brits are pissed that Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum.

Can’t hang with the footage of mosquitos biting people in this story about West Nile being on the rise. Stupid nature’s vampires.

Gov. Jan Brewer signed an executive order to deny Arizonans benefits from the new federal Dream Act-esque immigration program.

This month in free speech.

The stoner Olympics.

Anti-Semitic jerk in Hungary finds out he’s Jewish.

These gorillas are all happy to see each other.

Where does all that aid money go? Haiti’s still without safe housing for most people.

How to shop for groceries when you hate shopping for groceries. (Step One: Realize that your problem is not really a problem. After all, you could be living in a tent in an earthquake-ravaged country.)

Coffee shop bans people from talking about annoying hipster stuff like denim, left-handedness and anything that happened before 2000.

Best gravel voices in movie/TV history.

V.21 No.1 | 1/5/2012
Fashion. Icon.


Hipster animal prediction: 2013 will be the year of the whale

By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Dec 30 2011 12:16 PM ]

Squirrels are coming. In 2012, expect your bars to be named after them, your bands to use them on fliers and album covers, your coffee cups, T shirts and lighters to display them. Expect twentysomethings and early thirtysomethings to wear them on necklaces and earrings. Someone, somewhere, will get a squirrel tattoo.

Owls dominated 2011.

Before that, it was birds, generally. Any species was acceptable, but ravens, mockingbirds and bluebirds were big.

2009 saw the rise of the unicorn.

Panda bears also had a brief heyday, preceded by a long bout of wolves.

After much profound consideration, my intuition tells me that post-squirrel 2013 will be the year of the whale. Blue whales, more specifically.

But it could be orcas, as they are the panda bear of whales.

V.20 No.36 |


The Daily Word in tester city, drunk elk and Schweddy Balls

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 8 2011 10:07 AM ]
The Daily Word

City Council fails to override the mayor's veto of a measure that called for the feds to look into APD. Citizens at the meeting are outraged.

Company schemes to build a vacant tester city in New Mexico.

Ice cream man pulls a knife, according to family.

Meteorologist found asleep in a bathtub with a dead guy wearing a dog collar.

Guv pushes to merge state departments to save money.

Drunk elk stranded in apple tree.

9/11 by the numbers.

Vinyl faces.

Hamlet goes homophobe.

Dick Cheney is honored when people say he's like Darth Vader.

It's National Honey Month. Did you know it can clean your wounds and fix your scratchy elbows?

Stop CHEWING like that.

The future of Grateful Dead marketing endeavors, man.

Ben and Jerry's latest flavor: Schweddy Balls.

V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011


Things I thought were a dream but actually happened: extremely pointy Mexican boots

By Laura Marrich [ Fri Jul 8 2011 12:45 PM ]

This is for real. Now let’s bring extremely pointy boots to New Mexico and combine it with planking. We’ll call it “pointing.”

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