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V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016

The Daily Word in Free Local Food, T-Mobile and Pop Up Weed Gardens

By Megan Reneau [ Wed Oct 19 2016 11:28 AM ]
The Daily Word

Most people have stolen something, but have you ever considered stealing Venetian blinds? One man did and almost succeeded.

Is your doctor just pretending they know what they're talking about? Like really, are they even a doctor?

During a demonstration against the US, police got brutal with protesters by beating them with batons and running them over in a van.

What if Donald Trump controlled the NSA?

There's a group in Albuquerque handing out fresh food for free.

T-Mobile was punished by the FCC for being huge liars.

The Philadelphia Museum will host a pop-up weed (as in marijuana) garden on Thursday.

V.25 No.27 | 07/07/2016

The Daily Word in Hiddleswift, Eternal Debt and Dope

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jul 7 2016 10:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

Jon 'Bones' Jones was pulled from UFC 200 because he was all doped up.

The girlfriend of Philando Castile, a recent victim of a fatal police shooting, speaks about his death.

Germany passed a bill today to help victims of assault file charges against their attacker.

Could there be a mutiny at the RNC? I sure hope so.

Have you heard of Hiddleswift? Of course you have. What if I told you it wasn't real?

Welcome to the park of the future.

Death is no excuse to not pay your student loans, kids. There is no escape.

The next prime minister of Britain will be a woman.

V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016

The Daily Word in Pleading the Fifth, Dummies and Politics

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Feb 4 2016 11:10 AM ]
The Daily Word

Clinton and Sanders will debate one-on-one soon.

Martin Shkreli is still an insane asshole.

Lil’ Ricky doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

What would happen if the entire UK stopped eating meat?

Let’s celebrate sadness together.

Did you know the average life expectancy of black trans women (and non-gender conforming friends alike) is only 35?

Trump is nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize? Excuse me?

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

Sonic Reducer

Coldplay Ghost Stories · Led Bib The People in Your Neighbourhood · Plaid Reachy Prints

By August March
In this week’s all-U.K. Sonic Reducer, we review new albums by Coldplay, Led Bib and Plaid. Now with A/V!
V.22 No.37 |


The Daily Word in New Mexico jobs, Costa Concordia and record-breaking rain

By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 16 2013 10:27 AM ]
The Daily Word

A shooting at Washington Navy Yard broke out this morning, with police reporting that one of three possible shooters was “down,” though reports aren't clear on exactly what that means. Reports also state that at least seven people have been killed, and eight have been injured. This is still a breaking story, so check news sources for more information.

Engineers are attempting to raise the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off the island of Giglio in Italy. The ship, which capsized in January of 2012, killing 32 people, is being watched closely by environmentalists who fear that a toxic spill from the ship could pollute the waters.

Search-and-rescue teams in Colorado are grounded due to heavy clouds in the sky, and more than 1,000 people are still unaccounted for after massive floods in Larimer County and surrounding areas.

New Mexico's health care system is in turmoil as an investigation looks into allegations that 15 of its largest mental health providers defrauded Medicaid of $36 million over the course of three years.

In today's city council meeting, a proposal will be introduced that will make it illegal for Albuquerque's employers to refuse paying the new minimum wage, unless they want to face criminal charges.

The number one issue in New Mexico is jobs.”

Albuquerque's rainfall over the weekend broke a record, y'all.

I think someone in Northampton took Stephen King's IT a little too seriously.

V.20 No.30 |


Billy Childish Has a New Band

By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Jul 29 2011 9:41 AM ]

Thee most honorable musician in (Medway) England has a new band. Finally.

Billy Childish, South England's failed stonemason, poet and painter delivers reverent commentary on his own exploits as well as England's.

Pop Rivets, Milkshakes, Headcoats, Buff Medways, MBE's and now The Spartan Dreggs.

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V.18 No.41 | 10/8/2009
Justin Sullivan, second from right, leads the charge in old-school British punk outfit New Model Army.
Aimee Candelaria

Music Interview

New Model Army

Punk rock and poetry in motion

By Adam Perry

These days, a real punk band can almost never find its way onto the pop charts. But back in the day (see: mid-’80s), England’s New Model Army released political punk that didn’t merely sell to left-wing extremists. Almost 30 years ago, frontman/mastermind Justin Sullivan, who has been compared to punk legends like Joe Strummer and Dick Lucas, named NMA after Oliver Cromwell’s successful (at least for a while) 17th-century British anti-royalist forces. Sullivan’s intelligent, informed and captivating songwriting helped the group get signed by EMI—who the Sex Pistols swindled in the ’70s—and embark on a dozen British Top 30 singles before descending (or ascending, depending your worldview) to the worldwide cult status NMA holds today. The Alibi caught up with Sullivan just before the start of New Model Army’s North American tour, which hits the Launchpad this weekend.

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