Alibi Volume 27, Number 08
February 22, 2018
An interview with former Jackass, Steve-O
We all have that one friend who will do reckless stunts for a laugh, but no one can hold a candle to Steve-O and his original hold-my-beer antics. Between rescuing stray dogs and lighting himself on fire, he called in to chat with us about fame seeking, sobriety and his time in Albuquerque.
News & Opinion
Commission meets to discuss county’s future
Millions in housing, more millions for healthcare and a trade trip to Singapore crossed the Bernalillo County Commission table in February.
Bipartisan session is good for New Mexico
This year's legislative session was a heroic convocation that featured a measure of bipartisanship among a group of politicos who clashed badly at last year’s session.
Worldwide attention fell upon the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute earlier this month when a fraudulent experiment funded by Volkswagen highlighted the laboratory's history of animal cruelty violations.
Funny because transwarp drive in your "science journal” happens to someone else.
Readers writes about The Don, Trump's parade, the Albuquerque Journal and more.
Film & TV
Afrofuturist epic takes superheroics in a fresh direction
Black Panther stakes out its own unique territory, mixing the royal backstabbing and intrigue of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones” with the impossibly high-tech, glowing bodysuit action of Disney’s Tron.
See how female filmmakers are interacting with issues connected to the US-Mexico border and learn how to make films from them. Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco returns and find out how to become a background extra.
“Final Space” on TBS
“Final Space” is a serialized sci-fi cartoon with a serious funny streak, like the bastard child of "Rick and Morty" and "Futurama."
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Aoki’s present is our future
We interview Steve Aoki about postmodern music and pop music’s cultural cachet.
The Timewreckers are Bitchin’, but so is prog rock and being beamed up by Satan.
Arts & Lit
Author Francisco Cantú discusses his work on the border
Francisco Cantú's mother warned him, "You must understand that you are stepping into a system, an institution with little regard for people."
Artist Linn Meyers returns to Tamarind as March's artist in residence
We speak with Linn Meyers, a multidisciplinary artist who will begin a tenure as the artist in residence at the Tamarind Institute.
Learn about Ernie Pyle, hear a talk from a curator, enjoy contemporary and flamenco dance or get musically immersed in an assault awareness exhibition.
Bocadillos serves solid sammies
Bocadillos, with its confluence of terrific eats, a charming and close-knit crew with deep interest in local teams and athletic talent, is poised once more to become another of Albuquerque’s downtown dining institutions.
Bien Shur serves drinks that complement the views
A good place to celebrate special occasions is Sandia Resort and Casino, and on the top floor is Bien Shur, with its sweeping views of the Sandias, a roaring fireplace in the dining room and bartenders who roll up their sleeves to mix your drink.
There’s some exciting new food and drink openings on the horizon, especially if you like drinking beers on patios or cuddling dogs while you drink your latte.
Were you holding your breath?
You can feel the envious gazes of our state's lawmakers creeping toward the coffers of Colorado and California and seeing all those dollars piling up on schools and infrastructure, but the N.M. Senate Judiciary Committee has given us another year to contemplate financial asceticism.