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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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Now that's a gallery.

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news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

Via MorgueFile

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