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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 12 - 18, 2009 
We sit down with the author of Forgotten Albuquerque to discuss the city's history and Albuquerque's schizophrenic attitude toward its past.
NEWS/OPINION
UNM students who want child care on campus have to contend with a mile-long waiting list. And is the media coverage of the 13 bodies found on the Mesa insensitive?
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Chug down a sweet cup of your weekly news quiz.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
Want to bring your concealed firearm to T.G.I. Friday's to knock back a couple cold ones? The Senate's right there with you.
MUSIC
Experimental punk duo No Age engineers chaos and rocks bridges at 3 a.m. And O+S' self-titled album gets ruined by clanking cans and barking dogs.
Websclusive: Mac-Tire of Skye
New pipes on the block: Mac-Tire of Skye makes Celtic waves in Albuquerque. Plus, we link to a rainbow of St. Paddy’s events.
Websclusive: Music to Your Ears
Read the full Foxx-y interview with a Burque band that's headed to SXSW. And this just in—South by NewMex!
FOOD
Is APS' cheese sandwich policy ethical? Plus, find out how bad prisoners have it by making your own "Nutraloaf."
FILM & TV
Watching the brutal, sexually charged, deeply humanist, neon-noir epic that is Watchmen is enough to convince us that nothing could have prepared viewers for this experience. Meanwhile, Fanboys is a genial love letter to Star Wars geekdom disguised as a mildly raunchy road movie.
ARTS/LIT
Low-rider culture and imperialism blur in the de la Torre Brothers’ Meso-Americhanics. And ArtStreet strives to foster a creativity-centered cooperation for those with and without homes.

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The Daily Word in voting, cruelty and Gareth Pugh

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It's time to rock the Bernalillo County vote, y'all. Peruse the 2014 Alibi Election Guide to learn more about key races and for translations of ballot-speak on advisory questions and constitutional amendments. Contrary to propaganda that voting doesn't matter, it totally does. And local and state elections are a way to make a real positive impact on our community. And you know you want a sticker. So vote early through Saturday, Nov. 1, or rock the ballot on Election Day proper.

Burque is one of only two cities nationwide recognized as an Urban Bird Treaty City, y'all. Translation: Our burg is for the birds ... in a good way.

A motion to dismiss charges against three teens charged with beating two Native homeless men to death in the South Valley was denied.

A man suspected of committing a string of home invasions of elderly women in southeast Albuquerque was arrested by SWAT.

A deer jumped in front of a motorcycle. The bike is totaled, the deer is dead and the biker? He's fine ... and headed back to work as a zookeeper.

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients, it's all in your head ... specifically your brain.

I'm not a huge fan of the fashion-industrial complex. But Gareth Pugh's Spring 2015 Read-to-Wear line is blowing my occult-obsessed mind ATM. Get your costume inspiration on, y'all.

Via Wikipedia

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Spook Yourself ... Or Don't: Halloween in ABQ

Featuring a car show, trick-or-treating, games, food, music, educational activities and more.

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

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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.

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