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 Jun 14 - 20, 2007 
Shorty Short Shorts
We couldn't find Editor Steve for days. Then, weak cries could be heard from beneath a mountain of short-fiction entries. He was forced to eat some of them to survive. Read the best of what's left.
NEWS/OPINION
News Feature
The Duke City BMX track is driving its neighbors out of their homes and into court.
Waste Pit Blitz
How will New Mexico cope with a legacy of waste and contamination at Los Alamos National Laboratory?
MUSIC
Spotlight: Royalty Life, Royally Yours
Death before dishonor at Royalty Life Records, whose founders were bros before they were businessmen.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Video Review
Comedy and nudity make Reagan-era horror flicks like Re-Animator as goofy as they are gory.
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Expect workshops, a random band scramble and a communal vibe at this weekend's Folk Festival. Bring your own instrument and rock out.

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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.

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