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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2005 
Here Comes the Sun
The time for conservation, greater energy efficiency and a conversion to renewable energy has finally arrived in New Mexico. That is, the bills are on the table in the Legislature this session.
News Feature
With no help from the Bush administration--but plenty from Europe, Japan, New York and California--solar power is edging into the mainstream.
City Animal Shelter Still Under Fire
Albuquerque pet lovers are calling for more mayoral action and less photo ops with fuzzy animals.
Music to Your Ears
Which local blues joint has finally hit the red? Tune into this week's Music to your Ears for all the latest noteworthy music news around the 505.
Know Your Ingredients
According to ancient folklore, The Ingredient Riddle of the Sphinx goes something like this: If olive oil is made from olives and truffle oil comes from truffles, then canola oil must come from ... broccoli?
Million Dollar Baby
Despite myriad cheering critics in its corner, Million Dollar Baby has about the same cinematic effect as The Hurricane meets The Next Karate Kid.
Gallery Review: Tools of the Trade
Don't let the fruity title throw you off. Four Distinguished Artists at the KiMo Theatre Gallery is a quality show with not a monocle to be seen.

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The Daily Word in Playboy's never-nude future, Gloria Steinam's new gig and Kmart tapes

The Daily Word

An Albuquerque cop hit a fleeing suspect with his personal vehicle.

Local bar Sneakerz is closed for the time being.

Local police neglected to locate a .45 in a man's waistband before booking him into MDC.

Playboy will no longer have nude pictures, just near-nude pictures. And articles.

British authorities will no longer have guards posted 24/7 at the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange is still holed up.

This collection of '80s/'90s Kmart in-store music is worth a listen. Really.

New pictures of Iggy Pop before The Stooges.

California has stringent new rules limiting the use of antibiotics on livestock.

81 year old Gloria Steinam is now a Vice correspondent.


The Daily Word in dildos, Christopher Columbus, intelligence and Google

The Daily Word

Albuquerque is one of the few cities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

Through a freak accident, one man was able to buy Google's domain for $12, if only just for a few minutes.

Science can now predict how smart you are.

#CocksnotGlocks: One Texas University protests campus carry law with dildos.

Tail as old as time. Man crashes car while under the influence, then blames dog for driving.

Next time you're in NYC stop by this Will Ferrell themed bar.

Two orphaned sisters are reunited after forty years, while working on the same hospital floor.

On this day, let's remember Columbus for his true legacy. And add the term Columbusing to your dictionary.

Mikel Cee Karlsson

Event Horizon

El Angel de la Musica

Monday, Oct 12: José González • indie, folk • Riothorse Royale

González's voice is heavenly and when combined with his soothing classical guitar melodies, causes elation of the senses.
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