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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.

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news

The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

news

The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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