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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2006 
No Pain, No Gain
Hey you, Fatty! Yeah, you in the cubicle with the stash of Hershey's Kisses in your filing cabinet. Getting a little snug in there, isn't it? Maybe it's time to stop worrying about the company's bottom line and start focusing on your own. We've got your office exercise solution right here, but the first step is putting down the donut holes. We said drop it, Lardbutt!
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
Warren Hatch is an enthusiast and ultimate defender of the dying hobby of model railroading. The Alibi gets up close and personal with this brave man and his little choo-choos.
And They All Fall Down
A ton of bricks--The University area's Harvard Mall is about to get ripped to pieces and replaced by a huge mixed-use retail and apartment complex.
MUSIC
Show Up!: The Prids
The Prids from Portland, Ore., are downright delightful. Get an earful this Saturday at Burt's Tiki Lounge!
FOOD
First Taste
O'Niell's Pub is back! What are you waiting for? Pull up for a pint and a Burger in Paradise, Patty.
FILM & TV
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Who Killed the Electric Car? provides fuel for tree-hugging environmental conspiracy theorists like us.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
The Great Southwest Laff Off gives up-and-coming comics a chance to stand-up on their own two feet.

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news

The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.

The Daily Word

Two houses used as locations in "Breaking Bad" are on the market.

A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piƱata-smashing.

Pope Francis isn't so pope-ular anymore.

The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.

Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.

Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.

Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.

Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.

There is a new Dr. Seuss book.

news

The Daily Word in Postmen, Boy Scouts & Yahoo Serious

The Daily Word

Burger King is seeing a much-needed boost in sales due to the allure if its "chicken fries."

Who said it: Donald Trump or Mr. Burns?

A postman rescued an injured man who was trapped in his home for a week and a half.

The ban on gay adult leaders will be lifted by the Boy Scouts.

After being in a coma for 6 months, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.

Fingers Bloody Fingers.

Over the weekend, President Obama did some serious rug-cutting in Kenya.

The cover of New York Magazines features a photo of all 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers.

Yahoo Serious turns 62 today!

Thanks to Geoff Plant for the Black Sabbath link!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout Says Goodbye

We bid you farewell

For his last Rooster Roundabout, writer Mark Lopez muses on the music he’s loved so far this year.
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