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Awards

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

    "Zach vs. Food"

2014 Stories by Zachary Fowle

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  • Raising Arizona Coyotes

    published December 11, 2014

    The Phoenix Coyotes are dead. We’d say good riddance -- in 17 years, the old ‘Yotes only won two playoff games -- but this new... More >>

  • Ski You There

    published December 4, 2014

    You don’t so much watch a Warren Miller film as experience it. You feel the crunch of the powder, hear the swish of the skis. Your... More >>

  • Ugly Sweater Weather

    published December 4, 2014

    Somewhere out there, we imagine, is the ugliest sweater ever created. Its heinous, misshapen form was lovingly brought to life by wrinkly... More >>

  • Discover Your Inner Elf

    published November 27, 2014

    You may have heard that the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Wrong. The real best way? Watching other people... More >>

  • Nugget Off

    published November 20, 2014

    This season’s Phoenix Suns are a hard team to figure out. They beat the Spurs, last year’s resounding winner of the NBA... More >>

  • Charlie in Charge

    published November 20, 2014

    It’s impossible to hear the name “Charlie Murphy” and not picture a be-dreadlocked Dave Chappelle, dressed as a coked-out... More >>

  • Swardson of Anarchy

    published November 13, 2014

    A lot of people mistakenly think Nick Swardson is gay. It’s understandable. He played Terry Bernadino, a gay, roller-blading male... More >>

  • Braining Day

    published October 23, 2014

    In The Walking Dead, the so-called survivors sure kill a lot of zombies. Don’t you ever feel for them? We mean, the walkers are... More >>

  • SMoCA Show

    published October 23, 2014

    Getting up on stage and reading something you wrote is not an easy thing to do; making it entertaining is even harder. Luckily, there’s... More >>

  • Futurama

    published October 16, 2014

    Remember the scene in Back to The Future Part II when Marty goes to the future? It’s wondrous -- flying cars, clothes that shrink to fit... More >>

  • Cho Time

    published October 9, 2014

    Margaret Cho’s first comedy album dropped in 1996. Give it a listen -- her profanity-laced tales of personal kidney stones, oral sex, and... More >>

  • Maher Attacks

    published October 2, 2014

    We once had a roommate who hated Bill Maher. Could not stand him. If Maher’s HBO show, Real Time, came on, the roomie would proceed to... More >>

  • Ride and Groom

    published September 25, 2014

    Cars and tattoos have a lot in common. They can cost a lot or a little. They can range from beautiful and shiny to sun-faded and hideous. You... More >>

  • Bruin Company

    published September 25, 2014

    Battle royale! Rarely is a matchup between the Arizona State Sun Devils and their perennial conference rivals, the UCLA Bruins, so juicy. One... More >>

  • Watch It

    published September 11, 2014

    Cheering for the Sun Devils football team while watching them on TV is inherently dumb. Whistle for your favorite players, yell at the refs and... More >>

  • Bills Bills Bills

    published September 4, 2014

    Normally, turning tricks for cash would be frowned upon by law enforcement, society and your mom, but Adidas and Cowtown Skateboards have found... More >>

  • Judon't Want One

    published August 28, 2014

    There is an urban legend surrounding Judo master and ponytail debonaire Steven Seagal that goes like this: On the set of Out For Justice (great... More >>

  • 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 >>

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