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Weekly Alibi
 May 5 - 11, 2005 
The Kids Are Not Alright
How can you have any pudding, if you don't eat yer meat! Mayor Martin Chavez says he wants to promote all-ages venues Downtown, but his plan might just put the Launchpad and Sunshine Theater out of business.
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
Greg Payne shares a word to the wise: There's five months until election day and the mayoral race is just getting started.
Agro Meets Urban Bliss
For some residents of Towne Park, the gated community's board of directors is acting less like a benevolent authority figure and more like a gestapo.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Two decades after The Swans, Michael Gira still prefers the sparkling sound of discomfort.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Here's the Beef
No surprises here: Pho #1 Vietnamese Cuisine & Grill might just serve the number one pho in town.
FILM & TV
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Although it probably won't win over any new fans, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy successfully blends "Doctor Who" and "Monty Python" into an amusing, anarchy-filled diversion.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Hedda Gabler is wicked fine theater performed by some of the best actors in town. Catch it this weekend at the Cell Theatre!

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

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The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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