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1998 Stories by David Holthouse

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  • Moral Sex

    published December 31, 1998

    In the classic film It's a Wonderful Life, Jimmy Stewart's character is given the opportunity to see what would have happened to his community if... More >>

  • Shooting Star

    published November 12, 1998

    The phone is no friend of Curt Kirkwood's. Too often, the tidings it bears are foul. He calls them "incomings from Tempe." They go like this: Your... More >>

  • Crusty Crackdown

    published October 22, 1998

    The City of Tempe is about to serve notice on the "crusties," or homeless youths, who flock to Mill Avenue for the winter: "Watch your butts.... More >>

  • The King Is Dead! Long Live the King!

    published October 22, 1998

    Tempe street artist, avid cyclist and self-made celebrity Frankie Martinez, known to most as Elvis, died October 8 after one of his lungs... More >>

  • Out, Out, Damn Sport!

    published October 8, 1998

    The referee takes half a fresh lime, pushes it between his fingers to bring out the juice, then runs the pulp along each blade to make them shine.... More >>

  • Bordering on Exploitation

    published July 9, 1998

    Nogales, Sonora Virginia's a bad girl, and she's good at it. Eighteen years old, with a nightclub walk that purrs. Long, auburn hair. Tall... More >>

  • What a Wasteland

    published July 9, 1998

    The Mexican-American border is a virtual cesspool and breeding ground for infectious disease. --Council on Scientific Affairs of the... More >>

  • Home to Las Playitas

    published July 9, 1998

    Shift change, San Ramon Industrial Park. Nogales, Sonora. Tuesday, 4:59 p.m. She wants out, the short, pretty girl in the short, pretty... More >>

  • Hector the Hustler

    published July 9, 1998

    Basketball in Nogales, Sonora, is like football in west Texas, and Hector's got game. Homeboy busts threes like a blackjack dealer. ... More >>

  • Unions Struggle for a Foothold

    published July 9, 1998

    One hundred metal folding chairs sit in neat rows on the stark, tile floor of the Tucson union hall of the International Brotherhood of Electrical... More >>

  • Shirt Happens

    published April 23, 1998

    Two months ago, celebrity wardrobe stylist Philip Block addressed an audience of clothing marketers, retailers, buyers and designers at Magic, the... More >>

  • Junkeez for Life

    published April 9, 1998

    Joe Valiente, 27, professional rapper, takes a long hit from a short joint and peels back a window curtain in the rear lounge of his luxury tour... More >>

  • The Musik Man

    published March 26, 1998

    Superstar DJ Keoki is arguably the most famous rave DJ in the world, and, save porn star-cum-celebrity DJ Traci Lords, the most ridiculed. Keoki... More >>

  • Meet the Crusties

    published February 26, 1998

    Marina flips open a Styrofoam box and holds it up. Inside are three pieces of California Roll and a red slab of tuna. She curls her mouth into a... More >>

  • Meth Mess

    published January 22, 1998

    Editor's note: Paul Rubin and David Holthouse reported extensively on crystal methamphetamine in the December 18 issue in a 16-page special... More >>

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