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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 23 - 29, 2009 
NEWS/OPINION
Albuquerque's transgender community reacts to a string of killings—and the media's coverage. Plus, the mayor announces Downtown bar owners can keep their doors open later.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Challenge your news nostrils.
MUSIC
Indie-folk project Balthrop, Alabama writes small-town music about death and taxi cab make-out sessions. Plus, New Mexico singer-songwriter Bud Melvin blends banjo and 8-bit Nintendo into something that's pretty darn original.
Websclusive: See Bud Melvin’s Game Boy Camera Photos
Take me down to pixel-dise city.
FOOD
If a trip to Paris isn't feasible, try Café Jean Pierre instead. And summer means it's time for gazpacho.
FILM & TV
Underground filmmaker Jon Moritsugu moves to the Land of Enchantment. And we revisit the gloriously goofy, blatantly racist piece of cinematic trash known as The Big Alligator River.
ARTS/LIT
Eight one-person pieces get put in the spotlight during Summer Sol-0 Fest. Meanwhile, the Santa Fe Opera gets a new director—and he's actually from New Mexico!

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news

The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.

The Daily Word

Two houses used as locations in "Breaking Bad" are on the market.

A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piƱata-smashing.

Pope Francis isn't so pope-ular anymore.

The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.

Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.

Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.

Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.

Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.

There is a new Dr. Seuss book.

news

The Daily Word in Postmen, Boy Scouts & Yahoo Serious

The Daily Word

Burger King is seeing a much-needed boost in sales due to the allure if its "chicken fries."

Who said it: Donald Trump or Mr. Burns?

A postman rescued an injured man who was trapped in his home for a week and a half.

The ban on gay adult leaders will be lifted by the Boy Scouts.

After being in a coma for 6 months, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.

Fingers Bloody Fingers.

Over the weekend, President Obama did some serious rug-cutting in Kenya.

The cover of New York Magazines features a photo of all 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers.

Yahoo Serious turns 62 today!

Thanks to Geoff Plant for the Black Sabbath link!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout Says Goodbye

We bid you farewell

For his last Rooster Roundabout, writer Mark Lopez muses on the music he’s loved so far this year.
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