4 days ago | Culture News
Last week, the Oxford English Dictionaries announced its annual selection for Word of the Year. It was not “fleek,” or “Brexit” or “lumbersexual,” though all three of these were runners-up. The phrases “sharing economy” and “ad blocker” also made ...
6 days ago | Literary
Many of the better publishing deals today go to actors, which means a steady stream of ghostwritten books about the lives of newly rich people on a predictable trajectory: poverty, fame, substance abuse and a very public divorce followed by a spla...
13 days ago | Architecture and Design
The Arcadia neighborhood is wringing its collective hands again, as usual about the evil plans of that guy who bought the round house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright at the intersection of Exeter Boulevard and Rubicon. For anyone fortunate enough t...
18 days ago | Eating the World
I paused for a moment outside La Bella Pizzeria last Friday afternoon. Oh, no. I thought. I heard this was a kosher Italian restaurant. Yet nothing among the many signs posted outside this neat-as-a-pin strip mall diner indicated that one could ea...
19 days ago | Events
The art of looking back will never leave us. Witness the Tempe History Museum’s new exhibit, a year-long tribute to the long-dead amusement park Legend City. The exhibition opened last Friday, and features pieces of some of the park’s best-remembe...
20 days ago | Seasonal
Lunatic conservative Christians have momentarily run out of things to stamp their feet and pout about, and so they’ve decided to become incensed about the fact that the new holiday-themed paper cups being offered by Starbucks don’t have snowflakes...