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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 24 - Mar 2, 2005 
Academy Award Nominees Ballot
The costumes, the scenery, the makeup, the props ... good God, and those gravity-defying frocks! Oscar's 77th birthday is right around the bend, and we've got your complete cinematic coverage right here. Win, lose or shmooze, there's no place like Hollywood. ...
NEWS/OPINION
News Interview
Wrongly accused and sentenced to death, Ron Keine is now fighting to repeal New Mexico's death penalty from the outside.
Fear and Loathing in the Alibi
Hunter S. Thompson the godfather of gonzo has gone to the Great Shores, far from the brutish realities of this foul year of our Lord, 2005. Read the original Alibi interview from 1996, posted at www.alibi.com
MUSIC
Music Spotlight: Shooting Star
She's a whole lotta country and we're a trifle bit rock 'n' roll. Former Albuquerquean Jenny Farrell spills the beans on becoming country music's next "Nashville Star."
Music to Your Ears
A local band throws in the towel while a few others clean up their acts ... all this plus pot-loving rockers on the freeway in this weeks Music to Your Ears!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria
Think your only ticket to real New York pizza begins at the Sunport? Fugget about it. Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria piles on authentic flavor right here in the Duke City.
FILM & TV
Film News
John Wilson continues to keep his Oscar-spoofing Golden Raspberry Awards "the bastard cousin" of the little gold man.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Julie Etheridge's one-woman Rot is a hysterical and touching lesson on loving your inner monster.

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news

The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar

The Daily Word

The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.

Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.

A chihuahua was found living inside a tree.

Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.

This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.

Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.

Do you have a beard? It may have poop on it.

Learn what it's like to have two vaginas.

A very important baby was born over the weekend.

Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.

Happy birthday to Dick Dale, who turns 78 today!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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