New Mexico's Least-impressive Legend
The end of the first video game boom and E.T.’s final home
In 1983, under cover of darkness, the Atari corporation dumped millions of game cartridges in an Alamagordo landfill. 30 years later, Mike Smith watched a filmmaker dig them up for some reason.
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Crib Notes: May 15, 2014
From sports to pop culture—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your savvy with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
Odds & Ends
From Russia to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
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Wherein the readers write ... about nepotism in New Mexico and the Tesla gigafactory and legalizing marijuana.
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UFOs at UNM: A Skeptical Believer Presents His Research
David Marler talks about how he uses UNMs collections and other resources to research UFO phenomena, including the mass sighting in Farmington in March 1950 and the “Battle of Los Angeles” in 1942.
The 23rd Annual Mudd Volleyball Tournament
Recreational volleyball fundraiser tournament for the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation. Teams can include up to 12 players.
Shampooch: Old Skool Dog Wash
Dogs receive a hand bath with shampoo and conditioner, brushing and towel drying to raise money for Fat Katz foster care program.
New Mexico Hempfest
Presentations from industry leaders, as well as exhibitors and vendors showcasing products and services. Vendors are licensed producers, dispensaries, nutrient companies, medical clinics, health and wellness providers and more.