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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 21 - 27, 2008 
Expired clichés: The Alibi recounts Albuquerqueisms that should take the next Rapid Ride out of here.
NEWS/OPINION
Does Mayor Martin Chavez want a ban on booze at all-ages shows? Depends on what day you ask. The presidential candidates and their surrogates descend on New Mexico. And the Albuquerque Journal calls Sen. Hillary Clinton a cheerleader.
MUSIC

The weilder of the whammy bar, Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing, talks to the
Alibi about what it takes to be a rock idol. Meanwhile, violinist, Rock and Rhythm Band founder and former shy kid Robb Janov talks about life through music.
FOOD
When it comes to following the well-established American sushi formula, Sushi Hana doesn't stray from what's expected. And Bottle Shock is a wine film that's basted in controversy.
FILM & TV
Encounters at the End of the World is a rumination on the world’s harshest embodiment of Mother Nature: the Antarctic. This time, it’s personal. Plus, a triple shot of horror classics from the ’80s.
ARTS/LIT
Rabbit Hole paints a realistic picture of a parent's worst nightmare. And Bubonicon draws about 500 science-fiction, fantasy and horror enthusiasts rarin’ to meet authors, try cereals named after movies or dress up like a Sith Lord.

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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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