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 Feb 9 - 15, 2006 
V-Day is Upon Us!
The time has come once again for the mushiest of our annual contests: The Valentine's Day Card Contest. This year there's so much romantic flourish that page 18 is literally sticky. So climb aboard our little loveboat and behold the meticulous and heartfelt craftsmanship of our local Don Juans and Don Juanitas.
NEWS/OPINION
Big Brother is Watching
A letter criticizing the Bush administration, published in the Alibi last September, leads to a particularly creepy investigation of its author. As Steven Robert Allen reports, the VA nurse, now represented by the ACLU, was accused of sedition.
MUSIC
Spotlight: The Empty Orchestra
Got an itch you need to scratch? A thirst you need to quench? A need to fulfill a secret desire? An insatiable yearning to sing? Are pathetic renditions of '80s adult contemporary songs, wood-paneled bars and highballs your only cure? Lucky for you, my friend, we've provided a seven-day guide to karaoke in Burque.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: The Red Ball Café
The Red Ball Café has been a Barelas landmark since the Depression, and while their Wimpy Burger no longer costs a nickel, the classic burger is still on the menu, along with a heap of New Mexican treats and a load of priceless local history.
FILM & TV
Idiot Box: WB + UPN = CW?
The WB and UPN are going out of business. Now you can finally know a life free of The Gilmore Girls ... or so you might think. Warner Brothers and CBS Corp. have merged and plan to salvage a few of the more profitable shows from each network, including the aforementioned piece of crap. Devin D. O'Leary tells the tale.
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
In an interview with Caroline Moorehead, author of Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees, tragedies of war, famine and people bound by borders are revealed.

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Alibi Picks

Bad Jacks Make Good

Three Bad Jacks • S.O.L. • The Gunmen

Three Bad Jacks play at Low Spirits.

news

The Daily Word: Zombies on a plane, living life on a train and the FBI getting sued

The Daily Word

Man found doing household chores in woman’s house.

Missing cat causes taunting phone calls to owner.

The Associated Press sues FBI for fake news story.

Virginia teen faces 11 years in prison for controlling Twitter account in supports of ISIS and helps friend travel to join group.

Why pay rent when you can live in a train and travel?

50 bodies found in an abandoned truck in eastern Austria.

Driving instructor leaves 70 teenagers high and dry by taking their money and leaving them without receiving their drivers license.

Sea-level rising could be potentially disaster.

AMC puts Zombies in the sky.

morgueFile

Alibi Picks

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Solving a Haunting

A lecture by members of the Southwestern Ghost Hunter's Association.
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