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  • Whacksing Poetic

    published September 29, 2005

    10/4-10/16First, a word about Googlewhacking for the uninitiated. Googlewhack! is an online game, the goal of which is to enter two or... More >>

  • Junk Rock

    published September 29, 2005

    TUE 10/4From Alice Cooper's onstage beheadings to Iggy Pop's broken-glass surfing to the robotic samplings of those... More >>

  • The Grrls Next Door

    published September 29, 2005

    Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs includes an infamous slice of cinematic history that's been forever burned into our collective... More >>

  • Big Cheese

    published September 8, 2005

    SAT 9/10You know you've made it when people start impersonating you. But comedian Neil Hamburger admits he's a little nervous about... More >>

  • Net Results

    published September 8, 2005

    9/9-9/10Looks like the lovely ladies of the ASU volleyball team need to step up to the net and show some, er . . . balls. After a... More >>

  • The Seatsniffers

    published September 8, 2005

    Phew, can you smell that? No, we're not talking about the stench of decaying pabulum emanating from the Top 40 charts. This particular pleasing... More >>

  • Cutting-Edge Cup o' Joe

    published September 1, 2005

    9/3-12/31Designer Michael Graves (of Target teakettle fame) cemented his household-word status in 1979, when he participated in the... More >>

  • Abject Art

    published September 1, 2005

    9/2-9/30Looking at Gidget Gein's art is like recognizing an old friend in a crowd and joyfully running up to greet him, only to be... More >>

  • Sweater Club

    published September 1, 2005

    The lifeblood of ska has always been struggle and adversity of some sort. Songs like Desmond Dekker's "007 (Shanty Town)" and Dandy Livingstone's... More >>

  • Let's Get the Party Started

    published September 1, 2005

    The party's just getting started inside The Fort, even though it's well past 2 a.m. on the first Friday in August. Haunts like the Emerald Lounge... More >>

  • T.G.I.F.

    published September 1, 2005

    It's a sticky Saturday morning in mid-August, and Tara Logsdon is fried. The sun beats down on Logsdon, 31, as she arranges her... More >>

  • Monster's Brawl

    published August 25, 2005

    SAT 8/27Quickly, we must flee! Ginormous mutated creatures are preparing to annihilate The Sets, 93 East Southern in Tempe, at 7:30... More >>

  • Assacre

    published August 25, 2005

    When music fans utter the phrase "gay metalhead," it's usually in derision of some aging, teased-hair '80s throwback. But with Ben Aqua, the... More >>

  • deZurrection

    published August 11, 2005

    8/13-9/2For five years, Darci Johnson's reZurrection Gallery has lent a touch of funk and spunk to the downtown Tempe scene. Now, like... More >>

  • Daliwood

    published July 28, 2005

    SUN 7/31Thank Salvador Dali for Blade Runner. That goes for Fight Club, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Truman... More >>

  • Final Thoughts

    published July 28, 2005

    After more than a decade of transmitting seditiously confrontational artistic communiqués to the Valley, the rabble-rousing raconteurs of... More >>

  • Hello Moto

    published July 21, 2005

    7/22-7/23The auto-racing set has dominated motor sports in recent years, but the left-turn crowd has nothing on the daredevils on... More >>

  • Fat Cats

    published July 14, 2005

    SAT 7/16Sorry to be the bearers of bad news, booze hounds, but despite having a hops-happy handle, the latest event in the Fat Tire... More >>

  • Postal Modernism

    published July 14, 2005

    Critics of Phoenix's downtown art scene love to bitch about how its plethora of painters, mixed-media masters and other creative types have... More >>

  • The Right Hooks

    published July 7, 2005

    FRI 7/8Local junior-welterweight boxer Jesus Soto is humble about his skills in the ring. When asked about his strategy in regard to... More >>

  • Tech Mex

    published July 7, 2005

    Hans Fjellestad loves making a run for the border, especially if he's heading for Tijuana. One could conjecture the 37-year-old San... More >>

  • Reigning Cats and Dawgs

    published June 30, 2005

    SUN 7/3The local hip-hop underground goes above ground, as the true record playas of the Valley will turn on their turntablism... More >>

  • Fireworks Fiesta

    published June 30, 2005

    MON 7/4 This year, you can choose to fire up the grill and celebrate America's independence by inviting over your near-and-dears,... More >>

  • Swat Team

    published June 23, 2005

    SUN 6/26Admit it, you've been bad . . . really bad. But it's all good, especially since you'll be getting a well-deserved whuppin' at... More >>

  • GG Riders

    published June 23, 2005

    Many a posturing punker has attempted over the years to emulate the puerile pranks of GG Allin, arguably one of the more infamous and reviled... More >>

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