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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2005 
Some Milestones in Albuquerque Ballooning History
The infinite blue Albuquerque skies will soon be filled with rainbow orbs, floating dragons, wafting pirate ships and other strange shapes. We give you all you need and more to get the most out of this year's Balloon Fiesta. See schedule on page 37.
NEWS/OPINION
Your Last Minute Election Guide
If you're still confused about how to make yourself heard in the Oct. 4 citywide election, we're here to educate you.
Guest Editorial
Former mayoral candidate Bob Schwartz explains why he doesn't like wearing pants.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Henry Rollins Insults My Sense of Humor
Punk rock spoken word icon Henry Rollins thinks Jessica Cassyle Carr needs a sense of humor.
FOOD
A Moveable Feast
Liquor up and stuff yourself silly! It's time for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
FILM & TV
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Book News
John Freeman gives you the skinny on the upcoming fall and winter book seasons.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

news

The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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