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 Oct 9 - 15, 2008 
It's time to chow down on the winners of this year's Best of Burque Restaurants. Who's got the best bacon? What about the best green chile cheeseburger? Best tofu? Best ice cream? The readers have spoken, and their answers are revealed.
NEWS/OPINION
Meet the new director of the Bureau of Elections. Two months after it was raided, there are still no charges filed against Krazy Kat Records. And Constitution Party presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin wants to bring jobs back to America.
MUSIC
Reggae-rock act Pepper has a Hawaiian state of mind. And a local software developer wants you to craft adventurous tracks with odd time signatures.
FOOD
China Luck is another stop on the underground egg roll railroad. And the nutty pink paste of walnuts and charred bell peppers known as muhammara gets better when it sits.
FILM & TV
DiCaprio and Crowe are a sharp pair in the sophisticated espionage drama Body of Lies. And "Chocolate News" has David Alan Grier back on the boob tube doing what he does best—sketch comedy.
ARTS/LIT
The artists in Cautionary Tales: A Visual Dystopia trade in ruin and decline, while Finding a Pulse offers hope. Plus, UNM's production of Frankenstein looks straight into the mind of a monster's creator.
Websclusive: Eve of Whim
Santa Fe's Theater Grottesco presents an evening of wonderment that should not be missed. Find out why in this online exclusive review.

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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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