Alibi Volume 25, Number 51
December 22, 2016
A lyrical interview with Santa Claus
Santa Claus reveals not-so-secret secrets.
News & Opinion
The last council meeting of 2016
Council is confronted by a revenue shortfall, begins to address the sexual assault evidence kit backlog and gives AFD a new fire truck.
Methane rule smells surprisingly sweet
States pick sides, with their economies at stake, in the battle over the proposed Methane Waste and Prevention Rule.
Funny because someone else drunkenly cheated the grim reaper.
Film & TV
Camelot is born in media-savvy biopic about JFK’s grieving widow
Jackie is an intellectual, visually stylized exercise in nostalgia and myth-making—crystalizing the moment when politics became more about optics.
Christmas around the dial
As television is fond of reminding us, “Christmas comes but once a year; now it’s here, now it’s here!”
Holiday-time means teevee-time and this week you can get your fill with “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” It’s a Wonderful Life, the Kennedy Center Honors show and “My Crazy Sex.”
Local hip-hop artist invokes music, magick and madness
Alibi music correspondent Geoffrey Plant and local hip-hop wizard Summon speak together in arcane tones.
Arts & Lit
Photographer Jesse Rieser explores the many ways Americans celebrate Christmas
Christmas in America: Happy Birthday, Jesus explores the many ways in which people articulate their joy.
A true Batman story
Dark Night is a slice-of-real-life comic that takes place during a period in writer Paul Dini's life.
Karma Cafe feels like home
At Karma Cafe you pay-as-you-feel for excellent food that tastes like it's homemade.
El Pinto gets a fancy certification, the pizza biz is crowned king, Marco’s Pizza scouts for locations, Chipotle changes tactics and a crook gets busted at IHOP.
The DEA says CBD is illegal
The feds say that CBD is on Schedule I of the Controlled Substance Act.