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 V.15 No.5 | February 2 - 8, 2006 
Sex, Toys and Videotapes
Curious about you-know-what? Need a little push in the direction of tastefulness that doesn't supersede your pleasure in this product-driven holiday season of love? Here's the guide from an unassuming expert.
Medical Marijuana in New Mexico
Hey, man, as the New Mexico Legislature mulls over a medical marijuana bill moving through its chambers, policy makers and activists try to convince us of the bill's necessity. Relax. We need no persuasion. Jessica Cassyle Carr reports.
Spotlight: AC/DC Fighting with Motörhead while Lynyrd Skynyrd Watches
Nashville Pussy expunges on the city, the body part and how to get your prefab abode rockin' tonight all sleazy-like.
Dining Out Special
Keeping with the unnecessary hype of Valentine's Day, we've provided you with a guide to restaurant specials at special restaurants around Albuquerque.
The World's Fastest Indian
The World's Fastest Indian chronicles the experience of New Zealander and owner of a haphazard 1920 Indian Scout motorcycle Burt Murno, whose goal is to create the fastest two-wheeled vehicle and test its speed at America's Boneville Salt Flats. What will happen?
Bow-chi-ca-bow-bow
Filthy, filthy, filth! Just kidding, this book rules! Especially because The Big Book of Porn contains a history of dirty movies, guide to the best porn ever made and all of the moustaches attached to naked man-bodies you could ever dream of.

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dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #343: Chili Powder Miniaturizes My Friend

Against our advice, my friend B consumes an entire package of red chili powder, rendering him microscopic. I can still hear his tiny voice, but I can't see him.

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Prep Your Mountaintops

For many the lo-fi, folk-rock “movement” of the late-'90s begins and ends with Neutral Milk Hotel. Originally formed in Ruston, La. by singer/guitarist Jeff Mangum as a recording project, it wasn’t until the 1996 release of On Avery Island that Neutral Milk Hotel became a full-fledged band. The budding foursome relocated to New York, where they would finish their short-lived career with an exhaustive tour for sophomore release In the Aeroplane Over the Sea way back in 1998. Think Sebadoh-meets-Guided by Voices. Critically acclaimed yet largely ignored by the mainstream record-buying public, the album eventually became something of a legend in its own time.

Fast-forward 16 years, and NMH has become the progenitor of such roundly lauded bands as Arcade Fire, Bon Iver and Franz Ferdinand, and their music has been covered by Brand New, The Dresden Dolls and The Mountain Goats. After a lengthy hiatus, Neutral Milk Hotel has finally reunited to embark on a reunion tour featuring the lineup from their seminal release, In the Aeroplane. This show is for old and new fans alike—yes, even indie-folk has made a strong comeback in recent years—and In the Aeroplane is, for many, still the defining release of the genre’s first wave, seamlessly blending folk, rock, psychedelic and shoegaze into one succinct package. Neutral Milk Hotel's all-ages concert at Kiva Auditorium (401 Second Street NW) tomorrow night is a must-see. The show happens at 7:30pm; tickets start at $36, and lo-fi indie-pop group Elf Power opens. Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque Convention Center • Thu Apr 17 • 7:30pm • $36-$51 • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar

news

The Daily Word in eyeball licking, Police Oversight Commission resignations and Captain Underpants

The Daily Word

It's Wednesday April 16

and three of Albuquerque's six member Police Oversight Commission have resigned, saying that they have no real power to do their jobs, that the City Attorney's Office has undermined them at every turn, and that the Commission is a 'mockery' in terms of oversight,

cleanup crews are moving toward the contaminated section of WIPP, very, very slowly,

and Governor Susana Martinez is being compared to Sarah Palin and eyed for a presidential run.

Meanwhile, a ferry boat sank off the cost of South Korea, possibly killing hundreds,

children are struggling to understand the unfathomable mystery of the Sony Walkman,

parents are complaining to libraries about the use of words like "pee-pee" and "Dr. Diaper" in the Captain Underpants book series,

and a man was arrested after licking a cop's eyeball outside of a bar called "Pisser's Palace."

Have a great day!

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