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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 26 - Feb 1, 2006 
NEWS/OPINION
A Building for the Builders
UNM's poorly designed architecture building has always been sort of a joke among those who've spent time in it. So it's good news that next year UNM will get a new School of Architecture and Planning building. Or is it? Simon McCormack reports.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Brooklyn Band Says They're Not a Cult
Quadruple-membered Brooklyn band Akron/Family provides Albuquerque readers with a scintillating Q&A on live performances versus recordings, Tetris, nose flutes, religious cults, ancient proverbs, Sasquatch and superhuman strength. Now you'll have to read the article to find out what part of that was a lie.
FOOD
Dining In
It's almost time for the biggest day in American football: the Super Bowl. That means that the one day of the year has come when you have a legitimate excuse for eating cheese dip. So in honor of this special day, Laura Marrich provides us with a guide to dude food. Get your "x-treme" pack of Bud, make yourselves some Lil' Soakies, mold your place in the couch and hope for some bare breasts. Naw, that'll never happen again. Or will it?
FILM & TV
Match Point
According to Devin D. O'Leary, Woody Allen has changed his setting to London and subsequently broken out of his post-'80s New York rut with his latest film, Match Point.
FEATURE
What it Means to Save New Orleans
If you've spent any time at all there, Albuquerque resident David Howard Sherman's story of his holiday visit to post-Katrina New Orleans might make you cry. The future of the Crescent City, unprepared for the 2006 hurricane season, inhabited by a small fraction of its former population and still only a shell of what it was, hangs in limbo.
ARTS/LIT
Killing Fields
A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry tells the bloody tale of a handful of famous massacres that occurred in the 19th century American West.

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news

The Daily Word in drive-thru house hunting, murderer look-alikes, and a very Kirk Cameron Halloween

The Daily Word

Some guy turned two apartments in the NE Heights into his personal garage. The current residents aren’t too pleased.

We at the Alibi are bored with freaking out about Ebola. Let’s freak out about tuberculosis instead.

Cop killer Eric Frein is still at large in the PA woods, which is especially bad news for this other guy who looks just like him and would like for the police to stop pointing guns at him and making him lie on the ground.

The cost of the Hobbit trilogy is edging ever-closer to the $1 billion mark, perhaps due to the enormous costs associated with feeding a live dragon.

Syria is the hot new vacation destination for theocracy-inclined teenagers in Colorado this fall.

Good news, everybody! Kirk Cameron says it’s okay to celebrate Halloween!

Personals

"I Saw You" at Austin City Limits

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

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News

The Daily Word in five years for Pistorius, an oil CEO killed by a drunk Russian snowplow driver and Walter White was kicked out of Toys 'R' Us.

The Daily Word

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office will be guarding an abandoned insane asylum over Halloween.

"Better not call Saul"

You will not be able to purchase the new Breaking Bad action figures at Toys "R" Us.

Oscar Pistorius got five years.

"Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Many employers do not like stretched earlobes.

Lets review the highlights of the 2014 Ig Nobel Prizes.

Don Imus is selling his New Mexico ranch.

The CEO of French oil company Total was killed in a fiery plane/drunken snowplow collision.

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