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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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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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Step Away from the Tylenol!

7th Annual Alternative Health Fair

Sample alternative health treatments at this outdoor event, including kinesiology, massage, aromatherapy, yoga, chakra balancing and more.

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The Daily Word in Malaysia Flight 370, LEGO’s gender stereotypes and athletes swimming in poo.

The Daily Word

Plane debris newly found on Reunion Island could be from Malaysia Flight 370.

An ABQ firefighter is in trouble after hanging up on a 911 caller.

Italian olives are the victim of a deadly disease.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a badass. That is all.

Water in Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Summer Olympics is basically raw sewage.

LEGO company is still hashing out its gender stereotype issues.

UNM is taking steps to make its campus free from sexual misconduct this fall.

Shell just needs to stop destroying the entire world.

Taos animal shelter is going to make major cuts but still won’t euthanize.

What will AIDS/HIV look like in 2020?

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