alibi.com
Alibi Bucks

Weekly Alibi
 Oct 16 - 22, 2008 
For those who feel like they've been swimming in political ads, the Alibi throws a life preserver. Our panel dissects the commercials that invaded living rooms during this election season.
NEWS/OPINION
Canvassers helped get thousands registered to vote in Bernalillo County. "The NewsHour" 's Ray Suarez tries to capture the essence of Albuquerque. Plus, our annual review of Albuquerque the Magazine's "Hot Singles of Albuquerque" issue.
MUSIC
You've heard it on the boob tube, now catch the garage-rock of Locksley at the Launchpad. And Noah and the Whale's Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down walks the line between effortless and forced.
FOOD
Who you calling chicken? Locavore city-dwellers get farm-fresh eggs from their own backyards.
FILM & TV
Happy-Go-Lucky director Mike Leigh talks about his fascination with the mundane. Plus, I Served the King of England is an irresistible bit of Slovakian whimsy.
ARTS/LIT
Electoral Dysfunctions tackles America's high-stakes political climate from eight different angles. And the Eyegasm Erotic Art Show provides an outlet for artists who aren't afraid to offend.

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

news

The Daily Word in oh my god, ghosts are real!

The Daily Word

Some sort of “wizard or spirit” showed up at the burning of El Kookooee last weekend. “It’s either a real humanoid figure up there hovering in the sky or it’s an extremely good projection from either a slide or some kind of camera,” said a ‘ghost enthusiast.’

A representative of a local haunted house attraction is on camera admitting that their brand of fright includes sexual assault, and also that they don’t do background checks on their professional gropers. Scary! But not in a fun way. More in an "actually committing sexual crimes" way.

What parts of New Mexico are haunted? Pretty much all of them, accordion to this website!

Allegedly ghost-infested asylum ruin still not torn down, probably won’t be torn down any time soon.

One thing I never could stomach about living in Houston: all the damn vampires.

A real estate firm has mapped out which cities are the worst for surviving a zombie uprising. Ha, suck it El Paso!

And France is apparently crawling with evil clowns.

Alibi Picks

Keep Your Ears Kosher: Matisyahu at Sunshine

Bid shalom to Matisyahu as he plays some tunes.

news

The Daily Word in bananas, crooked cops and a sex fest road trip.

The Daily Word

Donations pour in to buy a car for the Eric Frein lookalike, James Tully, who has been hassled by police countless times on his daily five mile walk to work.

Meanwhile, the hunt for Frein is now being conducted by an unmanned, giant, silent balloon.

A Brazilian orange juice maker has gone bananas.

CHP officers in the Bay Area are stealing nude photos from women’s cell phones and using them as virtual trading cards.

Another brilliantly choreographed video from OK Go.

Oprah did damage control after her driver ran over a fan’s foot.

Facebook is worse than you think.

In case you were wondering, it’s a crime to swim naked with your baby in the state of New Mexico.

In order to fund her roadtrip, this Chinese teenager plans to sleep with a different man in each city.

The American teenager was not invented until the 1920s.

Behold the python’s virgin birth.

Beware of retailers peddling unsafe Halloween costumes for children.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Happy birthday, Simon Le Bon.

View desktop version