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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 16 - 22, 2006 
What’s Your Shopping Style?
Hey, you! Yeah, you--gnashing those credit cards between your teeth and burning the effigy of Santa Claus. The holidays don't have to be so nerve-wracking, you know. Not when the Alibi is here to help you through them! We've developed a foolproof way of working with your own personal shopping style, scientifically proven to make this the quickest and most painless gift-giving season yet.
NEWS/OPINION
News Profile: The Last Straw
One city couple toys with alternative building materials, and is retrofitting their house with straw bails. High energy bills? Not by the hairs of their chinny-chin-chins.
Talking Points
Former leaders of radical organizations like the Black Panther Party and EarthFirst! have been quietly making Albuquerque their home for years now. Here, the Alibi speaks with one of our most infamous residents, Mark Rudd of The Weather Underground.
MUSIC
Holiday Music
Hark! The Christmas albums sing, "journey to the mall and purchase me." Fa la la la la, la la la la, indeed.
FOOD
It's Just Grape Juice
Your partner is cheating on you--Christmas surprise! Better buy these fine, highly alcoholic wines and nurse your sour grapes with fermented ones.
FILM & TV
Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation is occasionally tasty, but ultimately unfulfilling thanks to too much useless gristle.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
The Vortex Theatre celebrates its 30 th year with a romp through one of the most bizarre and enduring curiosities of 20 th century theater.


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Alibi Picks

The Satanists: Behemoth at Sunshine

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

news

The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

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