V.26 No.6 | 02/09/2017
The Daily Word in Treason, Treasonists and Trump
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Feb 15 2017 11:20 AM ]
We're living in historic times—Russia will be the downfall of the Trump administration.
'Cause, ya know, they've been in contact with Russia constantly since Trump began campaigning.
So will the Senate actually investigate Michael Flynn?
Trump says “Fake News” illegally brought down treasonist Michael Flynn.
Design student and artist Pryanka Shah uses photography to explore how women are viewed in public.
Amanda Knox writes about intimate relationships in prison.
Pope Francis says Native people should have complete control of their land.
V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017
The Daily Word in Fighting, Free Speech and the Islamic State
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Feb 8 2017 2:12 PM ]
American women prepare for four years of fighting.
Republicans are going to take literally everything, starting with free speech.
College cost, debt and student homelessness continues to rise.
Let's look at this “genocide” Donald Trump is talking about.
Betsy DeVos is the Secretary of Education now. What's next for the American education system?
The Daily Word in more Trump horse sheet, legalizing cannabis in New Mexico and a meteor
Just one meteor but a dandy one
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 7 2017 9:43 AM ]
While unlikely to happen soon, legal recreational cannabis use is closer than ever to becoming reality in New Mexico.
Fat lady who fell in comical fashion while riding a scooter and shopping for gallons of soda pop in a Walmart is speaking out about how everyone is laughing at her and it isn't funny.
President Trump wants you to know that there are thousands of terrorist attacks killing innocent midwest farmers and average Euro Svens news of which is being suppressed by evil media companies. Like Weekly Alibi, for instance. We could have reported on the briefcase nuke that destroyed UNM's Valencia campus, but rah rah terrorism (raspberry sound).
There isn't any actual skateboarding but still, this Russian skater is pretty damn high up in the air on the edge of a skyscraper, uh ... with his skateboard.
Finally we may rest assured that huge amounts of LSD will not "fry" your brain and turn it into swiss cheese on a stale Trisket. You might develop a mental problem tho but that's different.
Let us all—all of us adults—enjoy Alistair Crowley's completely obscene 666 word poem about his girlfriend, who, in a tamer moment, he once compared to a hoover vacuum.
Here for your further enjoyment or, maybe, just to induce uncontrollable rage, is every tweet Trump has tweeted in the time he has had the POTUS Twitter account!
V.26 No.4 | 01/26/2017
The Daily Word in Trump's orders, local fallout and ketamine grocery shopping
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 31 2017 4:07 PM ]
The President's Muslim travel ban directly affects 110 UNM students.
Milo Yiannopoulus left a bad taste in everyone's mouth after he and his crew visited a local restaurant.
There's been a spate of threats to local Jewish centers in ABQ.
Vice has a very detailed running list of President Trump's executive orders and proposed law.
This google generated dream-filtered supermarket trip is a fair representation of what the world looked like when I was given intravenous ketamine for ten days last year.
Daimler is the latest company to make a deal with Uber for self-driving cars.
Listen Up, Buster
Saturday, Jan 28: People's State of the Union: Share Your Views
By Joshua Lee [ Fri Jan 27 2017 1:00 PM ]
Join a transition team to advise on directions and strategies for the new president.
V.26 No.3 | 01/19/2017
The Daily Word in the new fascism, Taos avalanches and homicidal psychopaths
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 24 2017 2:49 PM ]
There is an avalanche warning in the Taos area.
Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf is working on a gigantic new installation, "The House of Eternal Return".
As many as 1 in 4 men in the United States have HPV.
The Trump administration claims the Donald's tweet about millions of illegal aliens voting illegally in the recent election is based on "evidence".
The Trump administration has eliminated spanish language options on the White House website.
President Trump has sided with Big Oil by green lighting the controversial Dakota Pipeline.
When your new pair of Adidas shoes is worn out, they simply decompose when put in water.
The Daily Word in Skittles, Synesthesia and Trump Updates
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Jan 21 2017 10:22 AM ]
The Interior Department was told to go silent on all its Twitter feeds after the National Parks Service retweeted a comment on the low turnout for Trump's inauguration.
Apparently one in five people report a synesthetic aural response to flashing lights.
Why were thousands of red skittles on their way to be animal feed in Illinois?
The Women's March movement has even spread to Antarctica.
How many frames can the human eye see in a second? The answer is ... complicated.
Keep up to date with the real-time Vice list of the laws and executive orders Trump has signed. They promise to update during the year.
V.26 No.1 | 01/05/2017
The Daily Word in Donald Trump, President Obama and Earth
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Jan 11 2017 10:00 AM ]
Boy, oh, boy, are we in for a wild ride.
Also, Donald Trump is holding his first news conference since July today.
An emotional goodbye from President Obama in his last speech as the President of the United States. #NeverGonnaGiveYouUp
Ed Sheeran broke the record on Spotify for One-Day streams with about 13 million plays of “Castle On The Hill.”
You know Dev Patel? WOOF.
Let's keep Earth earthly, please.
V.25 No.50 | 12/15/2016
The Daily Word in the Electoral College, assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey, and other terrible things
By Robin Babb [ Mon Dec 19 2016 2:13 PM ]
Today the embers of the electoral college cast their votes for President of the United States. You can follow the status of electoral votes here.
A lone gunman has shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey in the Turkish capital of Ankara. The shooter said "Don't forget Syria" before he was shot and killed by police.
HB2, the archaic legislation made to prevent transgender people from using the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity, is set to be repealed in North Carolina today. The decision comes after the state lost millions in revenue when several companies canceled plans to bring jobs to the state because of the law.
At least nine are dead after a truck drove through a Christmas market in Berlin today. German authorities have not described the incident as an attack.
Researchers are getting closer to making prosthetic limbs feel real to their owners.
Watch Chance the Rapper perform on SNL. Everything else sucks.
V.25 No.49 | 12/08/2016
The Daily Word in Aleppo, the FBI and ART
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Dec 14 2016 12:07 PM ]
Are you familiar with this real-life national treasure?
Read about diabetic women who skip taking their insulin just to lose weight.
Trump needs to give up ownership of the Old Post Office Pavilion—a luxury hotel leased to him by the US government—according to the General Services Administration.
Did the FBI conspire against Clinton during the election?
A surrender and cease-fire for the area of Eastern Aleppo collapsed between Turkey and Russia earlier this week and the results are terrifyingly bloody.
Here's why you should care about the encryption of cameras.
The case of a woman who disappeared in Socorro County over seven years ago have disappeared forcing the police force to completely renew the investigation.
The Appeals Court gave the go-ahead to A.R.T.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
The Daily Word in Gotham the Hudson River whale, influential fake news and Florence Henderson
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Nov 25 2016 1:01 PM ]
Thanksgiving Day thieves robbed a church of its tabernacle.
Did Russian media outlets serve Trump's campaign by promoting particular fake-news stories?
Check out this great collection of chola portraits from the'70s and '80s.
Winter weather is adding a sinister bent to oil pipeline protests in South Dakota.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
The Daily Word in post election America
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Nov 11 2016 7:42 PM ]
APS sent a letter home with schoolchildren in hopes of quelling kids' fear of a President-Elect Trump and his promise to deport undocumented immigrants.
There have been a number of rascist post-election incidents across the country.
Mirroring events around the country, a UNM student wearing a hijab was harassed by a fellow student wearing a Trump shirt.
V.25 No.44 | 11/03/2016
Presidental Race Protest
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Nov 9 2016 3:00 PM ]
Albuquerque's Party for Socialism and Liberation has announced they will be hosting an Anti-Trump Rally this evening from 5:30-7:30pm at the intersection of Central and First Street in Downtown.
This is an opportunity to use your American right to free speech and assembly, however we do not condone violence of any kind, especially toward police, damaging public or private property or any law-breaking.
The Daily Word in Trump, Russia and Mexico
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Nov 9 2016 2:28 PM ]
What do women around the world think of Trump winning the 2016 presidential election?
Can can look forward to big oil, not working with the UN, an end to federal funding to Los Angeles, New York City, Salt Lake City (and many more) as well as a withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Trump's first day in office.
Trump's data team predicted very accurately that he would win. How?
GM will be laying off over 2,000 workers at two different plants in January.
Trump's bff Vladimir Pussein (and co.) is excited he won.
So things are going to get all crazy with Mexico, huh?
There's a lot of hype around Conor McGregor for a reason.
Now here's some nice, happy things to read.
I Know What You're Doing This Evening
By Rini Grammer [ Tue Nov 8 2016 4:48 PM ]
“Oh hello. I'm coming to you live, before the final results of the election. Here in the Capitol. The election results are coming in as we speak. I've just been handed a sticky note that reads 'No one voted,' is that right, Jerry? Heh, I voted, that's for sure. I sure did. Don't question me on that.
Oh no. Jerry's left the studio. I hear screaming outside. One moment, I'm going to look out the window. Oh, no. Jerry doused himself in gasoline. Well, he was kind of an imbecile, anyway. Still.
Too bad everyone assumed that someone else would vote, it seems we now live in a dystopia.
Signing off for the last time,
Don't let this become reality. Vote today.
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