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 Apr 16 - 22, 2009 
Inside Strong City: From January to March 2009, Wayne Bent's controversial church gave Alibi correspondent Maren Tarro unprecedented access to its members.
NEWS/OPINION
Albuquerque's roller derby is back on track with a new rink and fresh players. Plus, one state representative works to uphold a level playing field for athletes, regardless of gender.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Let's get quizzical.
MUSIC
Ex-Minuteman Mike Watt practices an opera for you on stage. Plus, Lionel Loueke graces us with simple, beautiful African melodies and a deep groove.
FOOD
Are the factory farm bills going through Congress as scary as you think? Ari Lavaux tells it like it is.
FILM & TV
An encyclopedia of body swap comedies welcomes another reincarnation into the world. And Crips and Bloods: Made in America will make you look at L.A.'s gangs in a whole new light.
ARTS/LIT
Amy Goodman talks to the Alibi about the heroes among us. And can you match the dead poet to his or her demise? Find out in our interactive "Dead Poets Society," honoring National Poetry Month.
Websclusive: Dry Heat Gallery
Is it hot in this Gallery Box, or is it just me?

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

Personals

"I Saw You" at the Science Cafe

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“Here's what I've learned about deal breakers. If you have enough natural chemistry with someone, you overlook every single thing that you said would break the deal.” –Taylor Swift | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

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The Daily Word in Tamagotchis forever, 7th grade rejection and being a narcissist!

The Daily Word

It's Tuesday! Everyone has allergies and you're probably reading this when you should be doing work. This is the Daily Word!

Two dudes at George Mason University in Virginia created a device that puts out fires by bumping bass.

Some rogue ass lamas and coyotes are partying in New York!

Imagine creating a diorama out of the marshmallowy, neon Easter candies, Peeps. Now imagine you create such an inspiring piece of hidden peep artwork, that it’s featured in the Washington Post. GET YOUR DREAMS TOGETHER AND REACH FOR THE DAMN STARS! ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

Remember when we all lost our minds and fed, entertained and nurtured our electronic pets? TREND ALERT: Tamagotchis NEVER STOPPED BEING COOL. I’ve had one for two decades straight. It feels good to be part of something larger than myself.

“In a world where the selfie has become our dominant art form, tautological phrases like “You do you” and its tribe provide a philosophical scaffolding for our ever-­evolving, ever more complicated narcissism.” Yeah, whatever. Ima do me and take a selfie of my cute ass outfit today. BYE!@

Remember the Macarena? In 7th grade I tried to kiss a boy to this song at a dance. He didn’t like the Macarena, or maybe it was me. Who can say?

Have a great day! And you do you, boo.

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The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

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