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2014 Stories by Glenn BurnSilver

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  • Food For Thought

    published December 4, 2014

    Don’t eat dinner before going to see Neil Hamburger live. This non-stop comedian, who says he performs nearly 400 shows a year, is liable... More >>

  • Cirque-ish Performers

    published November 27, 2014

    P.T. Barnum said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” He used this ideology to his advantage, building the circus concept... More >>

  • Ice Age

    published November 20, 2014

    Never mind that the now-Arizona Coyotes are holding down sixth place in the Pacific Division, 10 points behind frontrunner Anaheim Ducks, who... More >>

  • Last Kick

    published November 6, 2014

    The Pac-12 women’s soccer desert rivalry continues when the University of Arizona travels north to Tempe for an afternoon game against... More >>

  • Rock Out

    published November 6, 2014

    Far Side comic author Gary Larson once confessed that his “Cow Tools” drawing caused the most consternation among the public... More >>

  • Wet and Wild

    published November 6, 2014

    Arizona’s recent cold snap is enough to drive winter chills down the spine. So why not go somewhere tropical — such as Kimbe Bay,... More >>

  • The Leftovers

    published October 30, 2014 defines “residue” as “something that remains after a part is removed, disposed of, or used; remainder; rest;... More >>

  • Pork Specs

    published October 23, 2014

    Why it has taken so long for Phoenix to unleash a Beer & Bacon Festival is beyond reason. This is, simply put, a gathering celebrating two of... More >>

  • Culture Connect

    published October 16, 2014

    Medea was a Greek mythological figure who avenged her husband’s betrayal by slaying their children. The story of La Llorona is that of a... More >>

  • Oktabulous

    published October 9, 2014

    Might seem crazy, but a traditional Oktoberfest celebration begins in late September and lasts no less than 16 days. However, a single Tempe... More >>

  • Zombieland

    published October 9, 2014

    Forget about the Night of the Living Dead movie and all its sequels when you can catch the foot-dragging, skin-dangling, eyes-rolling,... More >>

  • Fat Rolls

    published October 2, 2014

    Numerous reasons keep Tour de Fat, presented by Colorado’s New Belgium Brewery (the epitome of bike-loving, brew-making goodness) coming... More >>

  • Dye Hard

    published October 2, 2014

    Remember that Guatemalan sweater you wore to that Phish concert? Or that hand-woven tapestry hanging in the living room? Wool, cotton, or some... More >>

  • Ale Blazers

    published September 18, 2014

    Never hurry beer drinkers. There’s a certain joy in slowly working one’s way through a fine malted beverage, savoring the subtle... More >>

  • Sir Mask-a-Lot

    published September 18, 2014

    The Tempe Center for the Arts will burst with color and pageantry when the second annual El Puente Theatre Festival & Mask Procession takes... More >>

  • Acting, Naturally

    published September 11, 2014

    Considering that the Phoenix area is the 13th largest metropolitan center in the United States (based on the 2010 census), it’s not at... More >>

  • Swing Thing

    published September 4, 2014

    Ever watched a World War II movie that includes a wild dance scene with insanely fast steps, lots of swinging about, and women flying around... More >>

  • Rule of Threes

    published September 4, 2014

    Award-winning nonfiction author David Laskin makes a stop at the Phoenix Changing Hands Bookstore location during his current to promoting his... More >>

  • Puff, Pass

    published August 28, 2014

    It hardly seems dignified that powerhouse college football teams open their seasons against creampuffs. C’mon… Nebraska against... More >>

  • Beer Necessities

    published August 21, 2014

    Isn't every summer in the Valley a Summer of Brew? Given the prevalent heat index, cold beer is a daily right of passage for many. Now the... More >>

  • Best in Show

    published August 14, 2014

    Few artists have fully captured the essence of the Chihuahua like the anonymous painter whose giant, colorful depiction hangs in the Ingleside... More >>

  • Drink Like an Egyptian

    published August 7, 2014

    Fermented beverages played a large roll in the shaping of society and civilization. The quest for beer caused nomads to settle down and... More >>

  • Mall Wonder

    published July 31, 2014

    Surfing in Phoenix? As good as that sounds, it also sounds fantastical. Wait, it’s true! Surfing on Central is all about enjoying a... More >>

  • Love Stinks

    published July 24, 2014

    The irony is beyond compare, but oh so perfectly relatable for anyone who has ever been in love. After all, there’s that initial... More >>

  • Blowin' in the Wind

    published July 17, 2014

    There’s a reason the Weather Channel is the most watched channel (true!): People are fascinated by weather. There’s no denying the... More >>

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