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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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Alibi Picks

Ain't No Boots 'n Cats Rapper: Common at Sunshine

Common spits some rhymes at Sunshine Theater, along with Jay Electronica and Fly Union.

news

The Daily Word In Pissing Kate Middleton Off, Dogs Dressed Up As Turkeys And A 6-Year-Old Girl's Skateboarding Posse

The Daily Word

It’s Wednesday November 26th and this rude ass storm is ruining Thanksgiving!

Meanwhile in Southern California, three six-year-old girls are cooler than we will ever be, and skateboard all the damn time.

In Pakistan, 20-year-old Aansoo Kohli teaches 150 children in a shed, isn’t paid for the job, and is finishing her Bachelors Degree,

And if you’re American and you're reading this from your tent outside Best Buy while you wait for a 99 cent TV, joke's on you! You’re doing it wrong!

A local “cafeteria angel” is paying off student lunch debts at elementary schools anonymously and depositing money into needy families' bank accounts, because apparently some people care about other people?

And while the rest of us are consuming questionable amounts of alcohol this “holiday” season and arguing with our racist in-laws, these dogs are all that really matter this Thanksgiving.

Americans can't do anything right. We can’t even dress ourselves! Which really pisses Kate Midleton off. C'mon, you guys! Get it together!

Merry happy Thanksgiving, or whatever. Don’t drink and drive.

books

Jamie Anderson Probably Drove All Night to Get Here

Jamie Anderson entertains in her memoir Drive All Night, a collection of stories from 25+ years of touring, recording, singing and writing.
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