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  • 2011 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published November 18, 2010

    "Zach vs. Food"

2014 Stories by Zachary Fowle

Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
  • Early Birds

    published August 21, 2014

    As preseason football goes, the match-up that the Arizona Cardinals drew for their third practice game on August 24 is actually pretty... More >>

  • Streaking Mercury

    published August 14, 2014

    To paraphrase the great Cleveland Indians coach Lou Brown: “We won a game yesterday. If we win one today, that's two in a row. If we win... More >>

  • Butt Dialed

    published July 24, 2014

    If you’ve ever used the phrase “booty call,” you owe Bill Bellamy a dollar. The comedian coined the phrase while performing... More >>

  • Bart School

    published July 24, 2014

    Attention, citizens of Springfield! This is an announcement from Charles Montgomery Burns: You are hereby forbidden to attend Nerd Night:... More >>

  • Beyond Dewey's Decimals

    published July 10, 2014

    If your last library visit was a few presidential administrations ago, it’s time to dust off that old plastic card and check out all that... More >>

  • Hell on Wheels

    published July 17, 2014

    The Hell Ride, as the name suggests, is not fun. You will not enjoy the 45-minute ride to the top of Phoenix’s South Mountain. You will... More >>

  • Country Club

    published July 3, 2014

    Contrary to what Miley Cyrus would tell you, Jay-Z and Britney songs are not the best way to have a party in the USA. Apollo’s Lounge has... More >>

  • Stinging Commentary

    published June 26, 2014

    Anyone who saw Honey, I Shrunk the Kids knows scorpions are absolutely terrifying. Eight legs? Check. Giant spiky claws? Check. A long, stabby... More >>

  • One-Man Show

    published June 19, 2014

    Of all the guys we know whose last name sounds like a Toyota model, Adam Carolla is definitely the most impressive. Just check out these bona... More >>

  • It's in the Bags

    published June 5, 2014

    Rarely does being good at drinking games pay dividends in the real world. Oh, you may occasionally get the chance to show off your mad beer... More >>

  • The Sound and the Furry

    published May 29, 2014

    Garrison Keillor has fantastic eyebrows. Big, bushy, salt-and-pepper-flaked numbers that seem purpose-chosen for his expressions, as if he has... More >>

  • La Russa Empire

    published May 29, 2014

    On May 18, sensing a major change was needed to turn around a baseball season going quickly south, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ upper... More >>

  • Dark City

    published May 8, 2014

    Some places just look better at night. Vegas, for instance -- the flashing bulbs and neon, gaudy and impotent during the day, turn the city... More >>

  • Winless vs. Lossless

    published April 24, 2014

    What’s the opposite of “undefeated?” You could just drop the “un,” but “defeated” doesn’t quite... More >>

  • Ain't No Thing

    published April 17, 2014

    In preparation for Wingstock, Mesa’s yearly celebration of the noble and delicious chicken, we’ve gathered some fun facts about... More >>

  • Startenders

    published April 10, 2014

    It’s still a running joke in “more established” hockey towns: “Phoenix has a hockey team? You mean, like, ice hockey?... More >>

  • How to Train Your Dragon Boat

    published March 20, 2014

    If given the chance to join dragon boat racing team during this year’s Arizona Dragon Boat Festival, what member of the team would you... More >>

  • Rat Pack Race

    published March 13, 2014

    Frank Sinatra had a cold, once. Or so we've heard. But that was a long time ago, and the version of ol’ blue eyes who’ll take the... More >>

  • Sex and The City of Austin

    published February 27, 2014

    Even though the people who go to see the première of Love and Air Sex at FilmBar on Friday, February 28, will get to meet the... More >>

  • Cowboy's Night Out

    published February 27, 2014

    Now, maybe we're just old cowpokes and we suppose we can’t tell you much that the mountains can’t tell you better. But if you fancy... More >>

  • Domo, Japan!

    published February 20, 2014

    Do you think you’re turning Japanese? Do you think you’re turning Japanese? Do you really think so?Well then grab your... More >>

  • Game On

    published February 6, 2014

    Imagine being among the first group of people to have ever seen The Taming of the Shrew. Your friends scoff at you having gone to see some... More >>

  • WWE Will Rock You

    published February 13, 2014

    It’s often said that wrestling is one of the oldest and purest forms of athletic competition. For the ancient Greeks, who made the sport... More >>

  • Hockey Hipster

    published January 30, 2014

    When the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, begin February 6, everyone will be watching ice hockey. But you have a chance to be a hockey... More >>

  • Ramped Up

    published January 23, 2014

    The Nitro Circus is just like any other circus you’ve been to, with a few minor differences. Like, instead of three rings inside a giant... More >>

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