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2000 Stories by David Holthouse

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  • Remains of the Day

    published June 29, 2000

    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... More >>

  • Complex Messiah

    published May 4, 2000

    The death last month of psilocybin-mushroom philosopher and rave culture Svengali Terrence McKenna generated a performance-art void that... More >>

  • From Mohawks To Mullets

    published April 27, 2000

    Click Here for the Photo Gallery In June 1999 as I began my first... More >>

  • Rimsza Job

    published April 20, 2000

    The cover charge for Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza's April 12 "State of the City" address and luncheon -- brought to you by AT&T and the Greater... More >>

  • Fowl Play

    published April 13, 2000

    I admit it. I've gone to cockfights. I've bet on which rooster would kill the other, and I've exulted in every flashing, bloodletting stroke of my... More >>

  • Phoenix or Busted

    published April 6, 2000

    There are women in tattered cotton shawls who kneel outside the border crossing station in Nogales, Sonora, to sell jigsaw puzzle maps of the... More >>

  • La Vida Roca

    published March 23, 2000

    Agua Prieta, Sonora Six months ago, when Xavier first arrived in Agua Prieta, he would spend his days sitting on a corner, four... More >>

  • Slippery Chute

    published March 16, 2000

    It's 2 a.m., and the Chute is packed. The 50-space parking lot behind this gay sex club in central Phoenix is nearly full, and there's a line... More >>

  • Shooting the Bull With Sammy the Bull

    published March 9, 2000

    The first time I saw Salvatore Gravano, the infamous mob assassin and, if the police have it right, local drug lord in the making, was a Friday... More >>

  • Hollow Points

    published March 2, 2000

    This classroom lecture could be titled "Finding your inner predator." Its premise is that carrying a handgun and training to use it are... More >>

  • Howard's End?

    published February 24, 2000

    Gary Tredway is Howard Mechanic. We know this after the man was ratted out in the wings, then stripped of his mask on center stage. Mechanic... More >>

  • Have Gun, Will Unravel

    published February 17, 2000

    This story is about the interests of justice in Maricopa County, about the kind of man they protect, and the kind of man they don't. If I were a... More >>

  • Fresh Game

    published February 3, 2000

    Agua Prieta, Sonora The sign outside reads Terminal de Autobus, but locals on both sides of the border call the Agua Prieta bus... More >>

  • Shout at the Mullet

    published January 27, 2000

    CITIZENS OF THE VALLEY: This is a code-red Mullet alert. In recent months, there has been a drastic increase in the number of... More >>

  • Lake Eerie

    published January 20, 2000

    Strolling the paved shores of Tempe Town Lake, I notice the water has changed in color... More >>

  • Tequila Sunrise

    published January 13, 2000

    It was a sublime slice of time, made of a machine gun, a new dawn, and two shots of Cuervo gold. It happened on the First. You know the... More >>

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