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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 23 - 29, 2009 
NEWS/OPINION
Albuquerque's transgender community reacts to a string of killings—and the media's coverage. Plus, the mayor announces Downtown bar owners can keep their doors open later.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Challenge your news nostrils.
MUSIC
Indie-folk project Balthrop, Alabama writes small-town music about death and taxi cab make-out sessions. Plus, New Mexico singer-songwriter Bud Melvin blends banjo and 8-bit Nintendo into something that's pretty darn original.
Websclusive: See Bud Melvin’s Game Boy Camera Photos
Take me down to pixel-dise city.
FOOD
If a trip to Paris isn't feasible, try Café Jean Pierre instead. And summer means it's time for gazpacho.
FILM & TV
Underground filmmaker Jon Moritsugu moves to the Land of Enchantment. And we revisit the gloriously goofy, blatantly racist piece of cinematic trash known as The Big Alligator River.
ARTS/LIT
Eight one-person pieces get put in the spotlight during Summer Sol-0 Fest. Meanwhile, the Santa Fe Opera gets a new director—and he's actually from New Mexico!

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News

The Daily Word in riots in Ferguson again, Kim Jong-Un's trouser snake and Kirk Cameron

The Daily Word

The little Mexican boy with the huge tumor had one third of it removed in Albuquerque!

This woman's attempt at framing an APD cop for sexual assault failed.

The news that Ferguson, MO officer Darren Wilson would not be facing criminal charges brought protesters out to Albuquerque's Central Avenue.

Conflicting and inconsistent testimony is the likely reason Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting of Michael Brown.

Here is a summary of Darren Wilson's testimony about the shooting.

The NRA has an argument for keeping toy guns real-looking. It is stupid.

Kirk Cameron is in the news for something stupid again.

Behold The Morbid Anatomy Museum!

Someone stole this family's Sasquatch.

Patti Smith is going to perform before the Pope.

Kim Jong-Un has gotten very fat and supposedly has E.D.

Check out this 5,500 year old stone-age axe, with wooden handle, that was discovered in Denmark.

And now for an incredibly offensive WWII Bugs Bunny propaganda cartoon!

news

The Daily Word in Cosby, Crosby, Cyrus and Pooh

The Daily Word

Marion Barry died.

An ex-NBC employee claims he stood guard at Cosby’s dressing room door.

Kohler unveils an odor-eliminating toilet seat.

A giant isopod stopped eating and died.

Kirk Cameron witnesses to homosexuals.

Venice is going to ban wheeled suitcases. They’re noisy.

Kean University bought a $219k conference table from China.

There are rules for dating Miley Cyrus.

Lee Harvey Oswald died on this day in 1963.

Winnie the Hermaphrodite.

There was a fatal crash at 4th and Montano this morning.

Happy birthday, Denise Crosby.

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on The Velvet Underground reissue, the Babes In Toyland reunion and Kim Deal’s new 7”.
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