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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 1 - 7, 2009 
Who doesn't love a good list? Well, how about a bad one? The 17th annual P.U.-litzer Prizes recap 2008's most flatulent of American media stinkers.
NEWS/OPINION
Oscar-worthy performances, tsunami-sized political waves, fire damage and police states—from the looks of our sprawling best and worst compilation, New Mexico downed a handful of uppers in '08.
MUSIC
When we finished flipping through our 2008 music archives, the number of locally produced albums rattling around inside awed us. And, because Albuquerque isn't the center of the universe, a quick-and-dirty glance at the major-label records that left an impression.
FOOD
Food dominated the headlines in 2008—we picked 10 of the most tantalizing stories. Plus, 3,000 years of chocolate-covered history and a Mayan drinking chocolate recipe that doesn't require too much sacrifice.
FILM & TV
The best and worst of the big screen—movie theaters saw a parade of beauties and a flock of turkeys pass through their turnstiles in 2008.
ARTS/LIT
Former Alibi Arts Editor Amy Dalness returns to run down 2008's pretty and provoking things. And current Alibi Arts Editor Erin Adair-Hodges beckons you to browse through this year's New Mexico Book Awards winners.

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"Chasing Rain"
William Haskell
"Chasing Rain"

Alibi Picks

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A dazzling array of mostly small-scale artworks from numerous artists working in sculpture, painting and photography.
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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on new releases by Rancid, Thurston Moore and The Flaming Lips, as well as a new Gwen Stefani video.

news

The Daily Word in Ebola, "Breaking Bad" toys and Ferguson PD's violations

The Daily Word

Dr. Craig Spencer, who's returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, has tested positive for the virus.

Amnesty International released a report outlining the human rights abuses carried out by Ferguson police during Michael Brown protests.

The White House is in a tizzy over what to do about its fence after several incidents of people getting onto the White House grounds.

If Aaron Paul thinks Barbies are more “damaging” than “Breaking Bad” toys, then you best believe it.

To get folks into the Halloween spirit, Huffington Post has come out with some interesting facts about All Hallows' Eve that you may not have known.

APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez probably won't face criminal charges in the federal system for the fatal shooting of James Boyd.

A man was shot in the head last night near Kit Carson Park. His condition is currently unknown, but this story is still being updated.

In an amazing tribute to a teammate's loss, the Estancia High School JV football team purchased new jerseys with the name of teammate Carlos Parra's late sister on the back. Parra's sister died from a brain tumor.

A lawsuit has been filed against UNM Hospital for failing to protect the medical and mental health records of 13-year-old Roswell shooter Mason Campbell.

A man in Pennsylvania is fighting a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.

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