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Weekly Alibi
 May 1 - 7, 2008 
Former Evening Standard editor and devout man of science Charles Langley tells of his eye-opening journeys with Navajo medicine men.
NEWS/OPINION
Could the South Valley become its own municipality? New Mexico movie extras try to organize, and the mainstream "green" craze is watering down environmentalism.
MUSIC
Jivin' Scientists brings brotherly love to hip-hop, and AGL is mellowing with age.
FOOD
Boring barbecue gets the ax at Mad Max's. And figuring out which foods won't kill you is no small task.
FILM & TV
Baby Mama pops with energy, intelligence and humor, while Jellyfish is a half-dreamy drama about three very different Tel Aviv women whose intersecting lives highlight their long-unspoken sadness.
ARTS/LIT
Patrocinio Barela and Edward Gonzales redefine the image of Hispanic culture from within in Caminos Distintos. Plus, Tim Parks' agitated, engaging new novel, Cleaver, and Jhumpa Lahiri's mournful and deeply satisfying collection of short stories, Unaccustomed Earth.

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news

The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.

The Daily Word

Two houses used as locations in "Breaking Bad" are on the market.

A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piƱata-smashing.

Pope Francis isn't so pope-ular anymore.

The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.

Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.

Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.

Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.

Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.

There is a new Dr. Seuss book.

news

The Daily Word in Postmen, Boy Scouts & Yahoo Serious

The Daily Word

Burger King is seeing a much-needed boost in sales due to the allure if its "chicken fries."

Who said it: Donald Trump or Mr. Burns?

A postman rescued an injured man who was trapped in his home for a week and a half.

The ban on gay adult leaders will be lifted by the Boy Scouts.

After being in a coma for 6 months, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.

Fingers Bloody Fingers.

Over the weekend, President Obama did some serious rug-cutting in Kenya.

The cover of New York Magazines features a photo of all 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers.

Yahoo Serious turns 62 today!

Thanks to Geoff Plant for the Black Sabbath link!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout Says Goodbye

We bid you farewell

For his last Rooster Roundabout, writer Mark Lopez muses on the music he’s loved so far this year.
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