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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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.


The Daily Word in Playboy's never-nude future, Gloria Steinam's new gig and Kmart tapes

The Daily Word

An Albuquerque cop hit a fleeing suspect with his personal vehicle.

Local bar Sneakerz is closed for the time being.

Local police neglected to locate a .45 in a man's waistband before booking him into MDC.

Playboy will no longer have nude pictures, just near-nude pictures. And articles.

British authorities will no longer have guards posted 24/7 at the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange is still holed up.

This collection of '80s/'90s Kmart in-store music is worth a listen. Really.

New pictures of Iggy Pop before The Stooges.

California has stringent new rules limiting the use of antibiotics on livestock.

81 year old Gloria Steinam is now a Vice correspondent.


The Daily Word in dildos, Christopher Columbus, intelligence and Google

The Daily Word

Albuquerque is one of the few cities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

Through a freak accident, one man was able to buy Google's domain for $12, if only just for a few minutes.

Science can now predict how smart you are.

#CocksnotGlocks: One Texas University protests campus carry law with dildos.

Tail as old as time. Man crashes car while under the influence, then blames dog for driving.

Next time you're in NYC stop by this Will Ferrell themed bar.

Two orphaned sisters are reunited after forty years, while working on the same hospital floor.

On this day, let's remember Columbus for his true legacy. And add the term Columbusing to your dictionary.

Mikel Cee Karlsson

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El Angel de la Musica

Monday, Oct 12: José González • indie, folk • Riothorse Royale

González's voice is heavenly and when combined with his soothing classical guitar melodies, causes elation of the senses.
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