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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 7 - 13, 2012 
Yes, he played the badass, cape-wearing, friend-betraying, Empire-double-crossing con man we all know and love in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, but actor Billy Dee Williams has a long and distinguished career without the guy. The Alibi chatted with him before his appearance at the 2012 Albuquerque Comic Expo.
The photo scandal involving Michael Wiener may have been useful to the commissioner, training the spotlight on him during election season. But Fields Avenue, the red-light district of Angeles City in the Philippines, remains a dark place.
One passionate Gram Parsons super fan shows us where she communes with the late '60s-era, star-crossed, cosmic Americana musician.
Garlic flowers are a byproduct of the crop's cultivation, and some growers see them as more nuisance than bonus. But savvy farmers are savvy realize that garlic flowers are not only delicious, they're an extra something they can harvest and sell when pickings are slim.
Hollywood, in one of those industrywide moments of serendipity, has suddenly realized that fairy tales are public domain and can be exploited for free, hence their explosion on TV and the silver screen. Its latest offering is Snow White and the Huntsman.
Ian Harvie is living proof that comedy and catharsis go hand in hand. Billed as the world's first female-to-male transgender comic, Harvie routinely uses his experiences with discovering gender identity as the basis of his stand-up act.

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