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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 5 - 11, 2004 
“Look, We Own the Airwaves!”
Media monopolies have swallowed up the public airwaves and drowned out diversity in the process. FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein addresses the choice and challenges of moving toward free market-based communications.
NEWS/OPINION
Ortiz y Pino
With a little rewording, the war on poverty is as good as won ... on paper.
On Assignment
Under the direction of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, sportsmen are making a nonpartisan effort to stop drilling in the Valle Vidal and Otero Mesa.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Like a tattooed phoenix risen from the smoldering ashes of rock, Starsky has reformed with its original lineup.
FOOD
Dining In
Blueberries provide a juicy burst of cancer-fighting nutrients. Pop a handful and get inspired with these refreshing recipes.
FILM & TV
The Manchurian Candidate
The Manchurian Candidate is an eerie summertime thriller that gives us a hint of the turbulent political fall ahead of us.
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Gronk! Gronk!
Albuquerque Contemporary 2004 breaks away from a haphazard collection of local artits into a dynamic regional show that's unified and stimulating.

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The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

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APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

Alibi Picks

We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.

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The Daily Word in Sheriff Rodella's conviction, deficit destroying dildos, and outlawing the Confederate flag

The Daily Word

Family Guy mentioned New Mexico in last night's episode.

Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella was convicted of abusing his power yesterday.

I don't know what this means but Blue Cross/Blue Shield seems to be preparing for a shakeup.

Kansas is liquidating a large number of sex toys to make up for a budget shortfall.

Leg-lamp.

White House fence jumper made it further into the building than was previously disclosed.

Snoop Dogg interviews the news anchor who quit so abruptly recently.

California outlawed the Confederate flag.

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