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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 6 - 12, 2007 
How did we become a nation of debtors? How can we find our way out? UNM Professor Nathalie Martin gives us the secret.
Small Change
Financial advice on credit and debt from UNM finance professor Emmanuel Morales-Camargo.
NEWS/OPINION
The city gets its hands on Pornotopia. Richardson won't take the Political Courage Test. It's the 10th anniversary of the Kyoto Accord, so how's your thermometer lately?
Websclusive: Draw The Body On The Dick Knipfing
See the winning entry and a selection of our favorite runners-up.
MUSIC
Mei Long celebrates electricityand the release of a CD. Wallow in the absorbing melancholy that is Iron & Wine. The women of Suspended are all under 5-foot-1, but that doesn't mean they can't punch you in the neck.
FOOD
Warm up at Lee's Bakery, a Vietnamese shop of sandwiches and coconut-based desserts. Plus, learn how to shop for the best gift bestowed on casual acquaintances: wine.
FILM & TV
Maybe it's time to ignore TV and surf the Interwebs for quality comedy. Then dip into the simmering pot of Freudian psycho-sexual repression that is Guy Maddin's mad vision.
ARTS/LIT
You're not done with Vietnam novels; Tree of Smoke would be plenty comfortable on a shelf next to Tim O'Brien.

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The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

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APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

Alibi Picks

We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.

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The Daily Word in Sheriff Rodella's conviction, deficit destroying dildos, and outlawing the Confederate flag

The Daily Word

Family Guy mentioned New Mexico in last night's episode.

Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella was convicted of abusing his power yesterday.

I don't know what this means but Blue Cross/Blue Shield seems to be preparing for a shakeup.

Kansas is liquidating a large number of sex toys to make up for a budget shortfall.

Leg-lamp.

White House fence jumper made it further into the building than was previously disclosed.

Snoop Dogg interviews the news anchor who quit so abruptly recently.

California outlawed the Confederate flag.

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