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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 7 - 13, 2008 
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still trying to get back on its feet. But stories and camaraderie still abound in one of the nation's most distinctive cities.
Tales from Crescent City
Bonus photography from New Orleans.
The Gambit
Questions and answers we couldn't squeeze into the paper.
NEWS/OPINION
A bill demanding equal insurance coverage for those with mental illness struggles to get through Congress. Swing dancing and politics merge. And the importance of making sure journalists' sources stay protected.
MUSIC
With a firm foothold on the West Coast, Or, the Whale looks to conquer Santa Fe. Meanwhile, soulful singer Bonnie Watts brings a little Chicago to the Land of Enchantment.
Websclusive: New Orleans Playlist
Hear some of the music from Soul Sister's playlist.
FOOD
A look at some of the New Orleans restaurants that took a lickin' and kept on serving. Plus, get the most out of your wine tasting experience.
FILM & TV
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is schlocky, shallow and deliberately pointless. It's also shockingly enjoyable. And Kicking It tells the heartwarming story of the Homeless World Cup.
ARTS/LIT
Adriana Mater at the Santa Fe Opera evokes, in a way, Star Wars. And the Mother Road Theatre's first-ever Young Playwrights Festival gives youth the chance to see their words on stage.

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news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

Via MorgueFile

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Step Away from the Tylenol!

7th Annual Alternative Health Fair

Sample alternative health treatments at this outdoor event, including kinesiology, massage, aromatherapy, yoga, chakra balancing and more.
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