We gave you a tiny word count, and you gave us more than 119 mini-stories. The Alibi sorted through the entries until we strained out this year's winners of the Ridiculously Short Fiction Contest. Feel the literary might inside!
Short Fiction Contest FinalistsThose who care for the homeless in Albuquerque are feeling the crunch of the slumping economy. Environmentally friendly coffins, and the Albuquerque Journal doesn't pay much mind to the Albuquerque Pride Parade.
Read even more ridiculously short fiction culled from our finalist pool.
The bar steals the show at Nob Hill Bar and Grill. Plus, Downtown Gourmet is forced to say farewell.
Graphic novel-inspired Wanted is likely to find a solid foothold among average, non-inkstained viewers eager to get blissed-out on pure summertime action. And the beautiful-yet-visceral Kazakhstani film Mongol is fighting for independent cinema.
Santa Fe Opera General Director Richard Gaddes speaks on introducing ordinary New Mexicans into the odd, but oddly satisfying, high-strata subculture of opera. We speak with the man who helped blow the lid off of Blackwater. And gossip-queen Chelsea Handler talks dirty.
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Burts Tiki. On 3/6/14
Burt's on 3/6. Gorgeous lady. You were all dressed in black and dancing by yourself. I wanted to come talk to you. You're incredibly beautiful and a very good dancer. Me: the guy sitting at the booth that couldn't take his eyes off of you. I'm hoping there's a spark between us. Please contact me.
Thank You, Ayurvedic Little Beast!
Dear Yoga Pants-wearing Ayurvedic naughty little beast, for your valuable advice and kind words. Unfortunately, the woman who holds my heart captive will not set it free while at the same time not making herself emotionally available. Many thanks, a hairless Kapha Dosha type.