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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 20 - 26, 2008 
On the five-year anniversary of the Iraq War, Army Capt. Alex E. Limkin sends a letter to his deceased colonel.
NEWS/OPINION
Where did the bodies in the "Bodies Human" exhibit come from? A downtown Albuquerque store calls it quits after more than 80 years. Plus, is the Iraq War numbers game boring readers?
MUSIC
Singer/songwriter John Ralston talks about his nightmarish experience with a major label, “loudness wars” and flattering comparisons. Meanwhile, Ultraviolet Sound gets ready to unleash its female-fronted electro-cock-rock.
FOOD
Pacific Rim Asian Bistro and Buddha Lounge doles out classic Asian delicacies with a dab of Viagra salad ... if you're up for it.
FILM & TV
Under the Same Moon spins a rosy and well-meaning, but ultimately simplistic, portrait of America’s immigration crisis. And the award-winning Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days tells a harrowing tail of abortion under Communism.
ARTS/LIT
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is just a tad smutty, and it’s strange enough to satisfy those eager for something different. Meanwhile, The Death of the Critic by Rónán McDonald performs an autopsy on the field of literary criticism.

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

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The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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