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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 6 - 12, 2008 
Prepare your peepers for superspies, vampires, talking mice, Will Smith, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler and a superhero or two in this year's Holiday Film Guide.
NEWS/OPINION
Community college students struggling to pay for gas, food and rent get help from their schools. And what happened to the Republican Party?
MUSIC
Bellemah laughs, cries and talks about Tom Waits. Plus, John Hollenbeck’s texturally rich, rhythmically compelling and continually shape-shifting jazz breaks ground.
FOOD
Sakura Sushi has chicken curry, monkey balls, soft-shell crab and spicy drunken noodles. Oh, and sushi. Also, it's a great time to plant garlic.
FILM & TV
The straightforward buddy comedy Role Models is packed with enough big laughs to amuse a wide range of audience members. And director Jonathan Demme returns to his small-budget indie film roots with the low-key dramedy Rachel Getting Married.
ARTS/LIT
The ArcTisTics combine the talents of those with and without developmental disabilities for a performance that dissolves stereotypes. Paul Auster's Man in the Dark punctures disbelief and pulls readers into a new reality.

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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?

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news

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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