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2012 Stories by Becky Bartkowski

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  • Food For Thought

    published April 19, 2012

    Everyone has one snobby friend who always derides five-pound Chipotle burritos because they’re not “real Mexican food”. Maybe... More >>

  • Continental Rift

    published April 19, 2012

    It was George Bernard Shaw who mused, “Youth is wasted on the young.” We’d argue that youth is more about getting wasted. But... More >>

  • Make or Break

    published April 12, 2012

    If artist biopics like Pollock and Vincente Minnelli’s Lust for Life taught us anything it’s that some artists are... More >>

  • Little Black Book

    published April 12, 2012

    It might come as a surprise to fans of Michael Ian Black’s comedic repertoire (whether Stella, The State, or countless appearances on... More >>

  • Diamonds and Rust

    published April 12, 2012

    Typically the topic of jewelry falls squarely into the Material Girl category. Give ladies pearls, diamonds, gems, and other shiny... More >>

  • High School Fidelity

    published April 5, 2012

    In the canon of teenage girl flicks, we’d say there are two seminal cinematic experiences. There’s Tina Fey’s Mean... More >>

  • Kick Start My Art

    published April 5, 2012

    It’s an age-old tale. A young creative type gets his start in the desert, and, upon gaining a little cred, splits for literal greener... More >>

  • Specs and the City

    published April 5, 2012

    ASU’s Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory (PURL) kicks off its first Phoenix Urban Design Week on Monday, April 9, at 6 p.m. Through... More >>

  • Swim-Suiting

    published April 5, 2012

    Although any fashion fiend worth her salt wouldn’t dare get them wet, the new and historic items of clothing exhibited in "The Sea" were... More >>

  • A Cut-Up

    published March 29, 2012

    You'd recognize her pulled, pinched, and smoothed face anywhere. Her loud and raspy voice with its thick New York accent making jokes about... More >>

  • Singular Sensation

    published March 29, 2012

    Don't let the seeming scramble of letters and numbers of Tyson Powless' UN3EK SY5TEM (pronounced "unique system") fool you. The graphic... More >>

  • Show Girls

    published March 29, 2012

    For 30 Rock devotees to separate Broadway actress and singer Jane Krakowski from her ever-scheming character Jenna Maroney is a tall... More >>

  • Free Wheeling

    published March 29, 2012

    It probably won't be a dark, stormy night rife with thugs and drama when James Sallis brings his latest noir novel to Poisoned Pen on April 3.... More >>

  • Grindermen

    published March 22, 2012

    That skaters have a rep for being super-mellow slackers is no coincidence. After all, their sport was created by terminally laidback surfer... More >>

  • The Straight and Arrow

    published March 22, 2012

    In spite of being Olympic sport, archery often takes a backseat to sexier sports (ahem, tinier outfits) like track and field or swimming. Thing... More >>

  • Road Warrior

    published March 15, 2012

    You know that moment when you're sitting motionless in bumper-to-bumper traffic and you realize that walking or biking might get you to your... More >>

  • Just Add Water

    published March 15, 2012

    With swimsuit season comes the frenetic desire to drop pounds in hopes of appearing jiggle-free in a teeny bikini. But what good is a banging... More >>

  • Into The Mystic

    published March 8, 2012

    It’s often up to young, up-and-coming designers to brighten up the sometimes-tiring world of fashion. With emerging youthful labels such... More >>

  • Anti-Aging

    published March 8, 2012

    In a recent interview on NPR’s Fresh Air, Meryl Streep commented that once she hit the age of 40 directors, agents, and the film industry... More >>

  • Stage Moonlighting

    published March 8, 2012

    Noted grump and literary genius Mark Twain once said, “Truth is stranger than fiction.” Local, award-winning playwright Kim Porter... More >>

  • Home-Sewn

    published March 1, 2012

    Thanks to photo-heavy social sites like Tumblr and Pinterest (ugh, do we have to?) all our free time is now spent repining and hearting... More >>

  • All Tied Up

    published March 1, 2012

    Bowties anyone? They'll be in great supply at Saturday's launch of local neckwear label Dapper+Dash. Made from repurposed ties and materials, the... More >>

  • Medium Rare

    published March 1, 2012

    Whether famed psychic medium John Edward has an actual connection to the spirit world or simply is well trained in cold reading people,... More >>

  • Puppy Love

    published February 23, 2012

    You might rush out to buy the latest BluRay-playing teleportation DVR pizza maker and turn up your snout at the grainy visuals of a clunky VHS... More >>

  • French Miss

    published February 23, 2012

    It's no challenge to romanticize France and its inhabitants. Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris glorifies the country’s capital as a... More >>

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