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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 4 - 10, 2008 
Amateur fighter Jason Quintana emerges from a five-year prison term with a renewed desire to become a professional kickboxer.
NEWS/OPINION
The city wants to expand recycling in Albuquerque with a new recycling transfer facility. Spend the night with an emergency vet. And how much does our state pollute? It depends on who you ask.
MUSIC
With his mask on, NOBUNNY is a boozed-up, fearless wrecking ball. Without it, he's an ultra-shy singer-songwriter. And Girl Talk's frenetic mashup Feed the Animals is a super-condensed "up yours" to copyright law.
FOOD
Buck the seasonal trend and enjoy a cup of Itsa Italian Ice. And Oskar Blues' "Ten Fidy" is Colorado's snow-scorched earth in a can.
FILM & TV
Sean Penn has another Academy Award nomination locked up for his exceptional work in the biopic Milk. Plus, Charlie Kaufman's latest existential experiment Synecdoche offers up a dose of pure, undiluted Kaufmania.
ARTS/LIT
Designer's Lounge is out to prove sewing isn't antiquated. Meanwhile, best-selling author Haruki Murakami's career is based on the answers to two questions: What if I tried to write a novel? And what if I went for a jog?

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

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The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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