Alibi Volume 23, Number 07
February 13, 2014
Introducing the winners of Weekly Alibi’s Eleventh Annual Valentine’s Day Card Contest. The theme was famous couples throughout history. P.S. We love you.
Pro-tips for thriving in solitude
Take a master class on fighting loneliness from Weekly Alibi Publisher Carl Petersen.
No prizes. But all kinds of glory!
Test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From France to Minnesota, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
And its friend, the burrowing owl
Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund makes the case for peaceful coexistence with the prairie dog.
Wherein the readers write ... about our graphic, er, graphics, solar power and GMO chile.
Emotional French drama explores the secrets and lies of one very troubled family
The Past is an incredibly subtle movie. Everything is played in low-key, soft voice. Very little is explicit. Mostly because none of these people wants to talk about anything that’s happening. Or has happened.
From deceased pugilist Johnny Tapia to the doings of your friendly Alibi Film editor himself, a look at all the cinematic happenings around New Mexico.
The Winter Olympics on NBC
Let’s face it, Winter Olympics are the redheaded stepchild of the Olympics world, the Pro Bowl following the Super Bowl of international competition.
A quick trip around the television dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on
ISO an anti-Valentine’s A/V orgy, a hip-hop festival, a psych-folk recital or a left-field rock concert? Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Heartbroken in a Hallmark world? Draw the shades, light some candles, apply eyeliner liberally and queue up our Kohl Heart mixtape.
This week we listened to new releases from Nils Frahm, Behemoth and CYMBALS. Now with A/V previews!
Women of Comics soars at Metropolis
In a new show at ABQ’s comic art gallery, women are loved for being badass, and no one minds that most of them are not real people.
The photos presented in Duke City Graffiti focus on vibrant, high-value productions, art pieces that force the audience to respect the talent involved, whether or not they agree with the medium.
WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
Taj Mahal Cuisine of India
Ari LeVaux visits one of Albuquerque’s wonders.
Need a little magical or chemical help to land the person of your dreams? Go ahead and skip these options.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): In her TED talk, science writer Mary Roach made it clear that human beings don't need genital stimulation to experience orgasms. She spoke of a woman who routinely reaches ecstatic climax by having her eyebrows caressed and another woman who reaches the big O simply by brushing her teeth. Then there's the woman who can simply think herself into coming, no physical touch necessary. I can't guarantee that a similar aptitude will suddenly turn on in you, Aries, but the coming days could bring you as close as you have ever been. Right now you're a connoisseur of deep pleasure—a blessed bliss master.