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 Jan 7 - 13, 2010 
What do 10 years of residue from our day-to-day lives say about us? Well, we like action movies, have questionable taste in music and heavily favor the name Jacob.
Picture-Writing
The decade’s best graphic novels
NEWS/OPINION
King Chavez was demoted and the death penalty was repealed, but there were plenty of political scandals and drugs in the water. What were the best and worst news events of 2009? Read on to find out.
MUSIC
From Queens B-boy battles to reinterpreting Ludwig Beethoven, DJ Rob Swift wants to expose folks to music everyone can relate to.
FOOD
2009 saw a continuation of clashing food paradigms—big (factory farms, biotech) and small (ecology-based agriculture, locavores). Ari LeVaux discusses where the gastronomical world now stands.
FILM & TV
"Not Avatar" is included in Devin D. O'Leary's favorite movies of 2009. Find out what he means, alongside films that got his full-throated praise (and disapproval).
ARTS/LIT
An incomplete list of notable events, exhibits, people and organizations of 2009, and predictions about arts to come in 2010.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

Personals

"I Saw You" at the Science Cafe

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“Here's what I've learned about deal breakers. If you have enough natural chemistry with someone, you overlook every single thing that you said would break the deal.” –Taylor Swift | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

news

The Daily Word in Tamagotchis forever, 7th grade rejection and being a narcissist!

The Daily Word

It's Tuesday! Everyone has allergies and you're probably reading this when you should be doing work. This is the Daily Word!

Two dudes at George Mason University in Virginia created a device that puts out fires by bumping bass.

Some rogue ass lamas and coyotes are partying in New York!

Imagine creating a diorama out of the marshmallowy, neon Easter candies, Peeps. Now imagine you create such an inspiring piece of hidden peep artwork, that it’s featured in the Washington Post. GET YOUR DREAMS TOGETHER AND REACH FOR THE DAMN STARS! ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

Remember when we all lost our minds and fed, entertained and nurtured our electronic pets? TREND ALERT: Tamagotchis NEVER STOPPED BEING COOL. I’ve had one for two decades straight. It feels good to be part of something larger than myself.

“In a world where the selfie has become our dominant art form, tautological phrases like “You do you” and its tribe provide a philosophical scaffolding for our ever-­evolving, ever more complicated narcissism.” Yeah, whatever. Ima do me and take a selfie of my cute ass outfit today. BYE!@

Remember the Macarena? In 7th grade I tried to kiss a boy to this song at a dance. He didn’t like the Macarena, or maybe it was me. Who can say?

Have a great day! And you do you, boo.

news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

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