weekly alibi - albuquerque's alternative newsweekly - alibi.com
Whizzing in court, ridiculous lawsuits, petrified poop and more than one synthetic-marijuana-fueled "zombie" attack: We select the weirdest bits from our weekly Odds & Ends column, a treasure trove idiotic news. Tattoos represent painful histories of gangs, abuse and sexual assault for some women. One South Valley laser removal clinic is helping them move on, one letter at a time. Finally, a Christmas playlist that won't rot your teeth. Music writer Samantha Anne Scott curates the eclectic mix. It's not just for college students. Monte Vista Fire Station stays up late with blues, booze and New Mexico beef. Working like a sweaty elf in Santa’s factory, Steven Spielberg delivers not one but two feature films for Christmas: T he Adventures of Tintin and War Horse. With only a handful of days until the new year, Mother Road's The Memory of Water may be the best theater production to come out of Albuquerque in 2011.