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 Mar 16 - 22, 2006 
“Happy” Birthday
In their own words--on the eve of the Iraq War's third birthday, two activists and a political refugee weigh in on where we stand and how we've fallen.
NEWS/OPINION
Ortiz y Pino
Ortiz y Pino laments the Democratic Party's turn from FDR and JFK to "GOP Lite."
Reaching Water
A new Sandia study shows that a contaminant from the Mixed Waste Landfill could reach the Albuquerque aquifer as early as 2010. Is it time to start worrying yet?
MUSIC
Spotlight: Our Music Showcase is Better Than Yours!
NM@SXSW: The New Mexico Music Showcase unofficially invades Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference for the second year running. Take that, Texas!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Juliani's Italian Bistro
This week on the menu: Juliani's Italian Bistro, where the portions are big and the paint is still wet.
FILM & TV
Why We Fight
Why We Fight is a provocative picture of war that's no longer run by generals or politicians, but by corporate executives bent on a constant--and profitable--state of armed conflict.
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Atomic bombs and hot air balloons--why one local artist wants to float his controversial first public work with your cold, hard cash.

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news

The Daily Word in Mt. Everest's poop problem, PARCC protests and National Grammar Day

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 4,

and Mt. Everest is covered in shit and corpses,

a “party bike” will soon be wobbling through the streets of Downtown Albuquerque, bringing up to 14 drunken pedalers to the pubs of there choice,

the man who invented Keurig coffee makers thinks the disposable single-use coffee packets are to expensive and bad for the environment,

people on the Internet are still assholes,

APS is threatening to criminally charge students who protest the controversial PARCC test,

and its National Grammer Day, everybody! Check out Grammar Girls’ editing checklist here and then post all the errors you find in today’s Daily Word in the comments below. Whoever finds the most errors will win a heaping helping of smug self-satisfaction!

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

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