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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King Chavez was demoted and the death penalty was repealed, but there were plenty of political scandals and drugs in the water.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.

Alibi Picks

Friends of the Weirder Side of Folk: BaBa CD Release Show!

See a concert with banjo and tuba duo BaBa, as well as performances by Pawn Drive and Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff.
Photo by some dude in Production

Alibi Picks

Rad Verbage: To the Last Word Poetry Slam

An open mic and poetry slam.

News

The Daily Word in the tragic end of a bartending career, the dawn of a white minority and a reprieve for some Texas abortion clinics

The Daily Word

Spectators Sports Bar is mourning the loss of longtime bartender Steve Gerecke.

An appeals court has resuscitated the Jemez Pueblo's claim on the Valle Caldera in the Jemez Mountains.

With 62 percent of the US population but 78 percent of deaths, whites are poised to become a "white minority".

Because of Monday's Supreme Court decision, 10 Texas abortion clinics slated to close will remain open. For now.

"Legs really don't work": the Action Man series of battlefield casualties action figures.

Preserving human pelts.

One of the United States' last all-wood baseball stadiums burned to the ground in a dramatic 30 minute blaze yesterday.

Lobster will soon be available at McDonald's.

Justin Bieber is changing his life thanks to a Pentecostal church in Australia.

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