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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 1 - 7, 2007 
It's the Alibi's second Quiz and Puzzle issue and we've got answers to several age-old questions, including: Are you a genie? Are you going to die? And, of course, are you on fire? Be warned, the results might surprise you. Plus, draw the body on one of our favorite local celebrities for a chance to win while searching for naughty words.
NEWS/OPINION
A new study suggests it's easier to become homeless in Albuquerque than you might think, Ortiz y Pino examines the search for a new APS superintendent and Orlando Law Enforcement slaps the cuffs on sex ad sellers. And don't miss the Alibi's first-ever news crossword puzzle!
MUSIC
See if you can guess what Albuquerque's rock 'n' roll pinup models do to earn a living, and test your musical acuity with our mystery Sonic Reducer.
FOOD
Zea Rotisserie & Grill serves up plates of poultry that are more than finger-lickin' good. Plus, never suffer from "I'm hungry but don't know what I want" syndrome again with our cut-and-fold fortune teller!
FILM & TV
Play "Know your Zombies!" And Martian Child is as real, earnest and phony as a million-dollar bill.
ARTS/LIT
Ha Jin's A Free Life tells the story of one family's journey to the U.S. while David Scharf makes a big statement with tiny art. See if you can guess the subjects of his scintillatingly small pieces.

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News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

news

The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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