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Weekly Alibi
 May 29 - Jun 4, 2008 
The war. Health care reform. The Economy. Find out where the primary candidates stand on the issues that matter most. Plus, see which ones earned our recommendation. It's our endorsement guide, primary style.
NEWS/OPINION
Many Albuquerque legislators are being challenged by political newbies—the candidates lobby for your vote. And some New Mexicans running for national office have their political courage questioned.
MUSIC
The sudden stardom of Balkan brass-inspired Beirut. And nearly three-dozen metal bands tear Albuquerque a new one at the Gathering of the Sick festival.
FOOD
Taming the food crisis. Plus, remembering America's pre-eminent winemaker, Robert Mondavi.
FILM & TV
The crappiest toys inspired by this year's summer blockbusters. Plus, CJ7 is aimed squarely at kids, families and adults with easily triggered tear ducts. It comes complete with an alien pet.
ARTS/LIT
David Leigh urges art-buyers to snatch up local work before its crafters become household names. And book critics list their favorite reads of spring.

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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

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

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The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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