David Holthouse

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Countdown 8:00 p.m. EST, Monday, March 17 In the lobby of Miami Beach's Radisson Deauville, on the eve of the Winter Music Conference, the music stops. President Buzzkill addresses the world. The face of George W. Bush replaces a Dirty Vegas video...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    "Disco sucks" are fighting words to the finely honed ears of Charles Fields, widely known in the world of house music as DJ Feelgood. As a child growing up in Baltimore during the '70s, Fields was often awakened early in the morning by his father ...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    The recovery of the Eastern North Pacific gray whale from the brink of extinction is arguably the single greatest turnaround of an endangered species, and the whale's myriad connections to human cultural conflicts are no less impressive in their s...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Whoever said man is the most dangerous game never hunted gray whales. More than twice the size of the largest great white sharks, they grow to be 50 feet long and can weigh 80,000 pounds. Highly intelligent and communicative, gray whales are typic...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Peering over the lid of a burbling Crockpot inside the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office, Dr. Laura Fulginiti appears for a moment as the housewife she never was, despite the skeleton earrings hanging from each of her lobes. Clutching a pa...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Click Here for the Photo Gallery In June 1999 as I began my first week at New Times, my predecessor as music editor brought a large box into my office. "What's this?" I asked. "Pictures." "Pictures of what?" "Local music pictures. It's an archive ...

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