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 Apr 9 - 15, 2009 
The Alibi's sixth annual photo contest helped us discover the things our readers love—specifically sunsets, babies and the BioPark. See which pictures shot to the top of the pile.
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NEWS/OPINION
An environmental interest group says Sandia Labs' Mixed Waste Landfill could be putting our drinking water at risk. And America's running out of time to gain its energy independence.
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How many correct answers do you average on our weekly news quiz?
MUSIC
Get your clumsy pens ready for the Morrissey Singles Album Art Challenge. And sunny prog rock band The Smile Ease battles an Alaskan volcano.
FOOD
New Mexico foodies who proudly display their love of lunch by tattooing it on their skin. We've got the photos to prove it.
FILM & TV
Bizarro filmmaker Craig Baldwin talks saucers and rockets. Meanwhile, Alien Trespass probes fans of Z-grade sci-fi flicks.
ARTS/LIT
Larry Bob Phillips discusses the mural he scrawled in Atomic Cantina's bathroom: It's exploding with bombs, pasta and sex. Plus, the 2009 ABQ Grand Slam puts poets to the test.
Websclusive: 2009 ABQ Grand Slam
Will there be iambic pentameter at the ABQ Grand Slam? Find out here.

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The Daily Word in Mt. Everest's poop problem, PARCC protests and National Grammar Day

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 4,

and Mt. Everest is covered in shit and corpses,

a “party bike” will soon be wobbling through the streets of Downtown Albuquerque, bringing up to 14 drunken pedalers to the pubs of there choice,

the man who invented Keurig coffee makers thinks the disposable single-use coffee packets are to expensive and bad for the environment,

people on the Internet are still assholes,

APS is threatening to criminally charge students who protest the controversial PARCC test,

and its National Grammer Day, everybody! Check out Grammar Girls’ editing checklist here and then post all the errors you find in today’s Daily Word in the comments below. Whoever finds the most errors will win a heaping helping of smug self-satisfaction!

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The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

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