V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
courtesy of Kevin Fedarko
By Lisa Barrow
Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
V.22 No.47 | 11/21/2013
photos by Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Reliability in a Disposable Culture
By Billy McCall
Finding a good camera repair shop isn’t easy these days. Hell, finding a place that sells film isn’t easy these days.
V.22 No.43 | 10/24/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Octofair Brings Octofun
Autumn gets artsy at The Octopus and the Fox
By Billy McCall
Full-fledged fall fun supports local artists and crafters at the October Octofair.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
Something Seriously Weird this Way Comes
Bewitching III brings an October feeling to Stranger Factory
By Mike Smith
Stranger Factory’s Halloween-themed show delivers the delightfully grim and the weirdly whimsical.
V.22 No.41 | 10/10/2013
Talking earthy beginnings, rockabilly and the birth of La Loca Magazine
By Rebecca Gonzales
Alibi intern Rebecca Gonzales introduces us to local storyteller Ungelbah Davila.
V.22 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a stolen tortoise, a sharp wit, a titanic exhibit and an anniversary
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 19 2013 8:36 AM ]
NM Governor Susana Martinez is in Rome.
Mister Turtle the tortoise is safe and sound in Santa Fe.
An exhibit featuring items from the Titanic opens in Albuquerque this Saturday.
Check out this big old Bull Durham building sign.
How to maybe win rock/paper/scissors.
Rochester Police employ the lost art of letter writing.
North Carolina has extensive rules for MMA fights.
It is the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Possible chemical weapons attack in Syria.
V.21 No.50 |
The Daily Word in 8-tracks, cigarette hats, condom-porn and poverty
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Dec 15 2012 10:10 AM ]
Espanola has a new Police Chief.
Mike Tyson did not get a sex change.
Don't go near Avenida Caesar Chavez and Yale today, traffic will suck.
More stupid Facebook crap.
Most excellent 8-track museum is run by a weirdo.
These neat-sounding British movies are all going on my "watch later" list.
Vintage cigarette case hat.
On this day in 2011 it was reported that U.S. Census data shows one out of two people in America are poor.
V.21 No.35 |
The Daily Word in Thalidomide, Instagram, and Joe Arpaio gets sued
Happy birthday, Salma Hayek!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Sep 2 2012 9:39 AM ]
The company that manufactured and sold Thalidomide issued a formal apology (50 years later) that victims say misses the mark.
Santa Feans peeved over pile of a "quarter million" tires.
Cosmopolitan magazine style tips for the 19th century woman.
Vancouver police are still rounding up suspects from the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.
Film director James Toback is still a creep.
Texting driver who killed a man faces only a twenty dollar fine in Virginia.
Photo gallery of 1930's British police criminal identification pictures.
Joe Arpaio does not have immunity against a lawsuit from The Phoenix New Times.
Obama accuses GOP of wanting to bring back "trickle-down economics."
On this day in 1966, Salma Hayek was born.
V.21 No.32 |
The Daily Word in ICP vs. FBI, Demonoid vs. The Man, and grieving parents vs. the estate of Ryan Dunn
Happy birthday, Hulk Hogan
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 11 2012 10:01 AM ]
Special effects creator Carlo Rambaldi died.
New Mexico's medical board passed new and strict rules governing the prescribing of pain medication.
Insane Clown Posse is suing the F.B.I. for classifying Juggalos as "gang members."
Photo gallery of turn of the century Utah saloons and breweries.
The Department of Veterans Affairs generates way too much paperwork.
Dead Jackass Ryan Dunn's estate is being sued.
About half of all New Mexico state workers will receive retroactive pay raises totaling nearly $20,000,000.
I didn't hear about the naked Randy Travis/Trans Am thing until today.
Someone in Spokane is making huge pyramids out of recreation area picnic tables.
I've always wanted a Dream Machine and here's some for sale.
Arguably the best torrent site on the web, Demonoid had their Ukrainian offices raided last week.
Neil Heywood murder trial details read like a cheap novel.
On this day in 1953, Hulk Hogan was born.
V.20 No.34 |
The Daily Word in Irene, space oddity, the children's book and Santa Fe manhole covers
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 27 2011 7:24 PM ]
Is it illegal to flash your headlights in order to warn other drivers of a speed trap? Not sure about NM, but this Wikipedia page has an interesting urban legend supposedly spread by the New Mexico State Police at one time.
List of nuclear power plants in Hurricane Irene's path.
Shark swimming down a flooded Puerto Rico street.
Man drops shorts while running behind weatherman who is reporting on how stupidly people behave during hurricanes.
The most boring live footage of a hurricane ever.
Moe Tucker singing her traditional version of Goodnight Irene.
The official image of Santa Fe in 2012 will be a depiction of manhole covers.
Ever wonder why manhole covers are round?
Dr. Who, a product of Singapore.
World's most accurate atomic clock might be off by a second 138 million years from now.
Download the new children's book Space Oddity. Yes, like the Bowie song.
Have archeologists in Scotland found King Arthur's Round Table?
It's time to watch John Lurie's Fishing With John again.
V.20 No.13 |
The Daily Word 4.2.11: Edwin J. Quinby; killer cows; Jackie Mitchell, pitcher.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Apr 2 2011 6:16 PM ]
Vintage eye disease pictures from two centuries ago.
Edwin J. Quinby, the petroleum industry, streetcars and music.
Are U.S. government microwave mind-control tests causing TV presenters' brains to melt down? Maybe you should start watching television again.
Are you tall enough to take this ride? Ron English U.S. Mexico border prank
Cows kill more people in America than sharks.
BFD: Obama is going to run for a second term in office.
On this day in 1931 a teenaged girl named Jackie Mitchell struck out Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth one after another, in an exhibition game.
V.19 No.44 |
Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day
By Tom Nayder [ Fri Nov 5 2010 10:31 AM ]
Chinese Gardens Restaurant
This was The Chinese Gardens Restaurant, which was where Il Vicino is today. The picture was taken in about 1988.
V.18 No.50 | 12/10/2009
Off Central between Carlisle and Wellesley
By Erin Adair-Hodges
Zap ... oh!
Though celebrity kids may have upped the fashion ante, this children's boutique is anything but hoity-toity. Fun and affordable, Zap ... oh! has what salesperson John Besante calls "a different perspective in children's clothing." All of the staff are bonafide kid experts eager to help you find the perfect piece for your favorite tiny humans. Our favorites include alien overalls, tutus and the Pee-pee Teepee—if you've met an infant boy, you get it.
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