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2005 Stories by Craig Wallach

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  • Word Player

    published November 17, 2005

    SAT 11/19With an abundance of screenwriting requests, a plethora of awards, and multitudes of speaking engagements, it seems that... More >>

  • Lap Dawgs

    published November 10, 2005

    11/10-11/13Conventional wisdom holds that in sports, the four "majors" consist of football, baseball, basketball, and hockey, though... More >>

  • Booty Mixer

    published November 3, 2005

    MON 11/7If you value your privacy, don't drop a love letter anywhere near Davy Rothbart. The founder of FOUND magazine has been... More >>

  • Got Game?

    published October 20, 2005

    10/22-10/23Critics of dodgeball consider the game a "dangerous sport," but it's really only as sadistic as the person chucking the ball... More >>

  • Amazing Race Home Edition

    published October 13, 2005

    SAT 10/15f you're tooling around in Tempe on Saturday, October 15, and see a screaming horde running around and tearing its collective... More >>

  • Blood Hound

    published September 15, 2005

    FRI 9/16The Prince of Motherfucking Darkness: That's the literary epithet that author John Gilmore has earned after a lifetime spent... More >>

  • Hit Parade

    published September 15, 2005

    9/16-9/17Ah, there's nothing so sublime as leaning back on a bleacher with a cool drink and a hot dog, a freshening breeze in your... More >>

  • Hotel Arizona

    published August 25, 2005

    SAT 8/27Club Freedom's been closed for more than a year now, but that doesn't mean there's nowhere in Phoenix for renowned DJs to drop... More >>

  • Jeepers Creepers

    published August 25, 2005

    8/26-8/27Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few years, you know full well the juggernaut that is extreme sports. But a... More >>

  • Kiss Me Skate

    published August 11, 2005

    SAT 8/13When rollerblades exploded into suburbia, they got caught up in the whirlwind of extreme sports, baggy pants, and... 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 >>

  • Geek Chic

    published August 4, 2005

    8/5-8/7 Science-fiction conventions attract the city's geeks and freaks faster than you can say "dungeon master." The largest gaming... More >>

  • Youth Based

    published July 28, 2005

    7/28-8/31While the action emanating from the local nine at the BOB this year has been roughly akin... More >>

  • 'Toon In Tokyo

    published July 28, 2005

    FRI 7/29Though you could make the argument that a majority of 21st-century kids (or adults, for that matter) couldn't find Japan on an... 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 >>

  • What's Old Is Nude Again

    published July 21, 2005

    THU 7/21Once upon a time nearly a century ago, something known as burlesque became the variety show of choice in America. And while its... More >>

  • Ma Bell

    published July 21, 2005

    THU 7/21Bob Log III once described his music as "poo-party, tit-clapping, techno blues." But the 35-year-old bluesbilly, who sings... More >>

  • Very Harry

    published July 14, 2005

    FRI 7/15 Throw a rock in the air this weekend and chances are you'll find a party in honor of the July 16 release of the sixth Harry... More >>

  • Shilling an Arab

    published June 16, 2005

    MON 6/20Vince McMahon has no shame. Throughout the existence of World Wrestling Entertainment (and its previous incarnations), the... More >>

  • Scars on Ice

    published May 26, 2005

    5/27-5/30One thing's for sure about the ongoing NHL lockout: Neither the owners nor the players at the heart of this ridiculous impasse... More >>

  • About Face

    published May 19, 2005

    TUESDAYSHold on to those collagen-coated dreams, because that little Botox blast you've been praying for might just be within your... More >>

  • Milk Dude

    published May 19, 2005

    FRI 5/20Way back in the late '80s when college radio was actually a living, breathing entity, many a dorm room in these United States... More >>

  • Buck Amok

    published May 12, 2005

    5/13-5/14Generally, if you mention the letters PBR, it's cause for ears to perk up in hopes of a crisp snap of the tab that pops open a... More >>

  • Pretty Dorky

    published May 5, 2005

    5/5-5/6 Laurie Notaro is ecstatic that so many women want to be certified "idiots." But give her a break, already. "People are totally... More >>

  • Full Nelson

    published May 5, 2005

    SUN 5/8 Willie Nelson's career has evolved from silky-voiced crooner in the 1960s to pot-smoking hell-raiser in the 1970s and '80s to... More >>

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