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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 selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

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The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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