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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2009 
Gene Grant mourns the loss of the greatest progressive opportunity in two generations—single-payer health care.
Protesters and health care reform advocates clash at Rep. Martin Heinrich's packed town hall meeting. And mayoral candidate R.J. Berry pledges to stamp out government expansion.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
The Party Patrol's effect on your weekly news quiz.
Websclusive: Extras from the Berry Interview
Here's what the Republican mayoral candidate had to say about: the City Council, alternative energy, the arena, the modern streetcar, LGBT issues, recycling and red-light cameras.
Charlie Z takes off his headset after 31 years of hosting the "Hot Lix" oldies show on KUNM. Plus, Hollywood will attempt to harvest the ripe sonic fruit of New Mexico's tax incentive-supported loins with the Music in Film Summit.
Pupuseria y Restaurant Salvadoreño doesn't serve its tamales with red or green chile. Instead, they're filled with olives, potatoes, capers and shredded chicken. Plus, munch some chocolate chip cookies with a hefty pinch of smoked salt.
Taking Woodstock is a lighthearted, laid-back hippie-era biopic about the kid who helped get the most famous concert in history off the ground. Meanwhile, a reality star becomes a murder suspect and then hangs himself, prompting us to wonder what kind of vetting process these shows have.
Fashion and visual art get to know each other in The Art of Fashion. And 14 local and national acts concoct humor on the fly at the Duke City Improv Festival.

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The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments

The Daily Word

Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".

The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.

Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.

Assisted suicide is now legal in California.

The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.

There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".

Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.

Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!


The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

Tall Tumbleweed Vintage

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Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.
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