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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 12 - 18, 2004 
Contracts with America
On the bright side, outsourced government jobs are generating huge profits in the private sector. On the dark side, no-bid contracts routinely come with padded invoices, lax oversight and a hefty bill to the taxpayer.
Blowing the Whistle on the Bureau
A recent spate of whistle-blowing ex-Feds charge the FBI with dangerous mismanagement.
Blue Note
Monk in Paris: Live at the Olympia is a "wondrous" collaboration between a legendary jazz hound and the son of a Monk.
Dining In
Guess the secret ingredient in "truckstop steaks" and win a new patch of chest hair, a confederate flag bandana and an incurable case of coffee breath.
Idiot Box: Olympic Fever Could Cause Greece Fire
NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage guarantees lots of ass-kicking action in sports categories we invented. Let's just hope the USA basketball team doesn't absorb another Italian stompin' before they abscond with the gold.
Art Festival Preview
The spirit of YardFest is alive and well in OFFCenter's We Art the People: Folk Arts Festival. You and your kin definitely won't want to miss this one.
Author Interview
Left-wing rabble-rouser Jim Hightower squares off againtst another famous Texan in his new book, Let's Stop Beating Around the Bush!

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The Daily Word in Playboy's never-nude future, Gloria Steinam's new gig and Kmart tapes

The Daily Word

An Albuquerque cop hit a fleeing suspect with his personal vehicle.

Local bar Sneakerz is closed for the time being.

Local police neglected to locate a .45 in a man's waistband before booking him into MDC.

Playboy will no longer have nude pictures, just near-nude pictures. And articles.

British authorities will no longer have guards posted 24/7 at the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange is still holed up.

This collection of '80s/'90s Kmart in-store music is worth a listen. Really.

New pictures of Iggy Pop before The Stooges.

California has stringent new rules limiting the use of antibiotics on livestock.

81 year old Gloria Steinam is now a Vice correspondent.


The Daily Word in dildos, Christopher Columbus, intelligence and Google

The Daily Word

Albuquerque is one of the few cities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

Through a freak accident, one man was able to buy Google's domain for $12, if only just for a few minutes.

Science can now predict how smart you are.

#CocksnotGlocks: One Texas University protests campus carry law with dildos.

Tail as old as time. Man crashes car while under the influence, then blames dog for driving.

Next time you're in NYC stop by this Will Ferrell themed bar.

Two orphaned sisters are reunited after forty years, while working on the same hospital floor.

On this day, let's remember Columbus for his true legacy. And add the term Columbusing to your dictionary.

Mikel Cee Karlsson

Event Horizon

El Angel de la Musica

Monday, Oct 12: José González • indie, folk • Riothorse Royale

González's voice is heavenly and when combined with his soothing classical guitar melodies, causes elation of the senses.
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