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 Oct 11 - 17, 2007 
You voted (or a few of you did, at least). Now sit back and enjoy as the Alibi presents a piping-hot plate of Best of Burque Restaurants. From the best Frito pie to the best place to pile your plate, the winners are all inside.
NEWS/OPINION
The Friends of the Tribune search for a way to keep Albuquerque's daily afternoon paper alive, men strut their stuff in stilettos to fight sexual violence and councilors tell you what's up now that you've elected them.
MUSIC
Simian Mobile Disco has the new soundtrack to your next kegger or car ride, and The Avengers were punk before you were. Plus, Nick Luca battles Type 1 diabetes and lives to rock another day.
FOOD
Twin Peaks might be your new favorite “breastaurant.” And take a peek at a pickling recipe that can't be beat.
FILM & TV
Michael Clayton is a character drama that sparks with Oscar gold. Meanwhile, Los Desaparecidos Latin American Art Festival gets underway.
ARTS/LIT
Amy Dalness takes a walk through America's culinary culture. Plus, John Freeman reviews a book of essays recounting the worst years of our lives.

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The Daily Word in oh my god, ghosts are real!

The Daily Word

Some sort of “wizard or spirit” showed up at the burning of El Kookooee last weekend. “It’s either a real humanoid figure up there hovering in the sky or it’s an extremely good projection from either a slide or some kind of camera,” said a ‘ghost enthusiast.’

A representative of a local haunted house attraction is on camera admitting that their brand of fright includes sexual assault, and also that they don’t do background checks on their professional gropers. Scary! But not in a fun way. More in an "actually committing sexual crimes" way.

What parts of New Mexico are haunted? Pretty much all of them, accordion to this website!

Allegedly ghost-infested asylum ruin still not torn down, probably won’t be torn down any time soon.

One thing I never could stomach about living in Houston: all the damn vampires.

A real estate firm has mapped out which cities are the worst for surviving a zombie uprising. Ha, suck it El Paso!

And France is apparently crawling with evil clowns.

Alibi Picks

Keep Your Ears Kosher: Matisyahu at Sunshine

Bid shalom to Matisyahu as he plays some tunes.

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The Daily Word in bananas, crooked cops and a sex fest road trip.

The Daily Word

Donations pour in to buy a car for the Eric Frein lookalike, James Tully, who has been hassled by police countless times on his daily five mile walk to work.

Meanwhile, the hunt for Frein is now being conducted by an unmanned, giant, silent balloon.

A Brazilian orange juice maker has gone bananas.

CHP officers in the Bay Area are stealing nude photos from women’s cell phones and using them as virtual trading cards.

Another brilliantly choreographed video from OK Go.

Oprah did damage control after her driver ran over a fan’s foot.

Facebook is worse than you think.

In case you were wondering, it’s a crime to swim naked with your baby in the state of New Mexico.

In order to fund her roadtrip, this Chinese teenager plans to sleep with a different man in each city.

The American teenager was not invented until the 1920s.

Behold the python’s virgin birth.

Beware of retailers peddling unsafe Halloween costumes for children.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Happy birthday, Simon Le Bon.

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