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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 20 - 26, 2008 
Don't let the holidays become a hassle—go shopping with this year's Holiday Gift Guide. We've combed the mom and pop stores of Albuquerque and Santa Fe to find everything you need and all the stuff you want.
NEWS/OPINION
A dating website for the mentally ill. A used-clothing boutique that employs women with harsh histories. And progressives take solace in a fake New York Times.
MUSIC
At the Drive-In guitarist Jim Ward spends seven years making an Americana record. And The Knux's Remind Me in 3 Days is what happens when hip-hop becomes less insular and lets a grab bag of influences go to work.
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FOOD
To get fresh pasta in New Mexico, you've got to go off the beaten path. And an Italian family comes together over bagna cauda—what about yours?
FILM & TV
The sunny-side up character study A Man Named Pearl shows the impact one man can have on the world around him. Meanwhile, Cartoon Network does an admirable job of translating our "Maakies" comic strip into the realm of moving animation in “The Drinky Crow Show.”
ARTS/LIT
The Guerilla Girls hide behind their mask-ulinity. Plus, 12 books for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa that keep giving throughout the year.

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The Daily Word in KISS, Creed and cryptids.

The Daily Word

A Texas plumber's work truck ended up in the hands of ISIS, and he has no idea how.

Dr. Oz s a quack.

The best part of waking up is Kiss’ Paul Stanley in your cup.

A runaway bin lorry caused multiple fatalities in Glasgow.

A driver in France also mowed down several pedestrians in the town of Dijon.

In more uplifiting French news, research shows champagne bubbles may be cause for celebration.

The former singer of Creed lost his marbles a while back and has yet to regain them.

Pope Francis' Christmas speech to the Vatican Clergy was not all warm and fuzzy.

George W. the painter tries to get the nose right.

Review the year in bigfoot sightings.

Me hungover? You hungover.

Songbirds can sense tornadoes in time to get the heck away.

A South Valley rehab center is under Norovirus quarantine.

When you shoplift an axe you become and axe-wielding shoplifter.

Don’t hold your breath on that downtown ice-skating rink.

Happy birthday, Barbara Billingsley.

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Alibi Picks

All of the Lights: Luminarias in ABQ

Travel through Old Town and Country Club neighborhoods on this 45-minute luminaria tour.

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A Host of Sparrows: Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See some fantastic chamber music and hear some poetry at The Kosmos.
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