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  • Coke Classic

    published August 28, 2008

    Drinking. Drugging. Thugging. Odes to these will be legion when Bay Area underground rapper Andre Nickatina brings his subtly named Coke White... More >>

  • 57th Heaven

    published August 21, 2008

    Most folks stop caring (or should stop caring) about their birthday by, oh, about the time they hit 25 years old. We s’pose there’s... More >>

  • Immoral Victory

    published August 14, 2008

    You took Mom and Dad to South Pacific. You took your niece and nephew to Kung Fu Panda. And, now, you’ve had it up to here... More >>

  • Camp Rock

    published July 10, 2008

    Leave your cynicism at the door for the totally unironically named Unlimited Enthusiasm Expo (subtitle: Camp Jump & Yell for Girls and... More >>

  • Baseline Killers

    published June 26, 2008

    University of Arizona and former St. Mary’s High School star Jerryd Bayless is one of the featured hoopsters in Beastie Boy Adam... More >>

  • Trial by Firing

    published June 19, 2008

    The ignominious tenure of the Bush Administration is limping toward its finale. That means it’s tell-all time. Already this spring, former... More >>

  • The Dirtbombs discover a darker sound in We Have You Surrounded

    published May 15, 2008

    A hard-working rock 'n' roll band from Detroit, after nearly 15 years of recording and gigging all over the world, gets its best-known song placed... More >>

  • Grassroots Operation

    published May 1, 2008

    You say you’ve never been much of a joiner. Perhaps you’re waiting for the right club to join – the right movement to believe... More >>

  • The Night Marchers

    published April 24, 2008

    Three years after dissolving Rocket from the Crypt and Hot Snakes nearly simultaneously, John "Speedo" Reis is back in the fold with a... More >>

  • Hooray for Bollywood

    published April 24, 2008

    Pity us Westerners. For all the culture and entertainment we export (and expect world markets to gobble up), we’re remarkably... More >>

  • Marching On...

    published April 24, 2008

    Three years after dissolving Rocket from the Crypt and Hot Snakes nearly simultaneously, John “Speedo” Reis is back in the fold with a... More >>

  • Jesus Christ Superstars

    published April 17, 2008

    Hollywood Rule No. 251: Any scene featuring a gospel choir is required to show enraptured members of the flock singing with arms raised to the... More >>

  • Jesus Christ Superstars

    published April 17, 2008

    Hollywood Rule No. 251: Any scene featuring a gospel choir is required to show enraptured members of the flock singing with arms raised to the... More >>

  • Jesus Christ Superstars

    published April 17, 2008

    Hollywood Rule No. 251: Any scene featuring a gospel choir is required to show enraptured members of the flock singing with arms raised to the... More >>

  • Gear heads unite in Copper Square

    published April 10, 2008

    Our flawless asphalt led the cyclists in the RideClean organization to schedule their Arizona State Championship Criterium in downtown Phoenix... More >>

  • Fair Deal

    published April 3, 2008

    Among the many wonderful things about the Maricopa County Fair is that it’s one of the few places where you can get religion at Madame... More >>

  • Teenage Wasteland

    published March 27, 2008

    High school and hyperbole go hand in hand. In describing grades 9 through 12, most people declare them the “greatest years of my... More >>

  • The Sultanes of Swing

    published March 27, 2008

    Who else thinks that Baxter the Bobcat needs to be neutered with extreme prejudice? Well, on Saturday, March 29, the Arizona Diamondbacks host the... More >>

  • Anime of the People

    published March 20, 2008

    Back in the day, we had Life, Clue, Stay Alive, Connect Four, and, if feeling adventurous, Monopoly. We sure didn’t know of any... More >>

  • Night of the Hunter

    published March 20, 2008

    Late bloomers hold a special place in our hearts. They represent perseverance, new directions, and second acts. Such is the story of Long John... More >>

  • Murphy’s Law

    published March 13, 2008

    Comedian Charlie Murphy will forever be remembered as the man whose “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” sketch on... More >>

  • A Currency Affair

    published March 6, 2008

    Say, what do ya get if you cross a pig with a coin dealer? Nothing. There are some things even a pig won’t do! Hey, how do you know a coin... More >>

  • Forced March

    published February 28, 2008

    Welcome to the NBA’s doldrums. The buzz of All-Star festivities has worn off, and it’s not quite the season’s home stretch, when... More >>

  • Give Peaceful a Chance

    published February 21, 2008

    We have one heckuva sports hangover. If the college bowl season was akin to draining cocktails at happy hour, and the golf tournament was... More >>

  • Racket Club

    published February 14, 2008

    You think nature’s beautiful and all, but you view its attendant peace and quiet as a bit overrated. You see hiking as fun, but you always... More >>

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