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Weekly Alibi
 May 28 - Jun 3, 2009 
Mark Rudd was one of the leaders of the Weather Underground—an organization that fought to bring down the US government using violence. He's also Staff Writer Simon McCormack's stepdad.
NEWS/OPINION
The Center for Peace and Justice celebrates 25 years in the activism business. And Jerry Ortiz y Pino explains why you should vote in the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District elections.
MUSIC
Geologist of the indie experimental outfit Animal Collective talks about keeping songs fresh and worrying about a creativity blackout. Plus, mewithoutYou releases an album of inspired Christian campfire songs that don't offend despite the God talk.
FOOD
Cravin' Cookies ... and More! bakes a cocoa cookie with a spicy punch. And follow the five steps to becoming a grilled cheese champion.
FILM & TV
The Glass House offers an honest, frustrating look at real life in modern-day Iran. Meanwhile, “Jesse James is a Dead Man” stars a bona fide badass.
ARTS/LIT
The friction in Life During Wartime is between hope and fear. Plus Ayelet Waldman's Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace includes details of the beaming bliss of becoming a mother, but they're balanced by a healthy dose of poop.
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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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