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King Chavez was demoted and the death penalty was repealed, but there were plenty of political scandals and drugs in the water.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

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by José González, a video by Jawbreaker Reunion and L7’s comeback!

Alibi Picks

The Satanists: Behemoth at Sunshine

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

news

The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

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