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 Oct 16 - 22, 2008 
For those who feel like they've been swimming in political ads, the Alibi throws a life preserver. Our panel dissects the commercials that invaded living rooms during this election season.
NEWS/OPINION
Canvassers helped get thousands registered to vote in Bernalillo County. "The NewsHour" 's Ray Suarez tries to capture the essence of Albuquerque. Plus, our annual review of Albuquerque the Magazine's "Hot Singles of Albuquerque" issue.
MUSIC
You've heard it on the boob tube, now catch the garage-rock of Locksley at the Launchpad. And Noah and the Whale's Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down walks the line between effortless and forced.
FOOD
Who you calling chicken? Locavore city-dwellers get farm-fresh eggs from their own backyards.
FILM & TV
Happy-Go-Lucky director Mike Leigh talks about his fascination with the mundane. Plus, I Served the King of England is an irresistible bit of Slovakian whimsy.
ARTS/LIT
Electoral Dysfunctions tackles America's high-stakes political climate from eight different angles. And the Eyegasm Erotic Art Show provides an outlet for artists who aren't afraid to offend.

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“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

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!

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We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.
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