5 years ago | News
My name is Barry Friedman and I am a liar. The last time I lied to New Times readers was in 1991 when I claimed gold had been discovered under the Scottsdale Galleria and hundreds of people raced there to file claims. That little prank occurred be...
5 years ago | Sports
This week's New Times feature, Setting Sun, about Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash's imminent departure from the team to try his hand at Canadian politics, has skeptics doubting whether the story is true.Well, we got video of Nash admitting he ...
5 years ago | Longform
Update, 1 a.m. - Steve Nash Confirms Political Plans After Story Breaks A mere week into the 2010 NBA campaign and the Phoenix Suns' season hopes have been annihilated for this year and many years to come. Superstar point guard Steve Nash has info...
Steve Nash: "I'll Be Prime Minister One Day," in Response to Story He Is Leaving the Suns for Canadian Politics5 years ago | Sports
In the aftermath of the New Times story, which revealed that Steve Nash was leaving the Suns this month to run for mayor of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Provide Link), the Phoenix Suns blanketed both their official Web site and the Internet...
CONFESSIONS OF PARTY CRASHERWHEN THE DEMOCRATS WANTED TO SABOTAGE BUSH, THIS COMEDY WRITER DELIVERED PRANKS MOST FOWL23 years ago | Longform
Editor's note: Barry Friedman was a New Times columnist for more than six years, and in that time perpetrated a number of memorable hoaxes. His latest and possibly greatest, which he wrote under the pseudonym Manfried Barry, claimed gold had been ...