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

    "Zach vs. Food"

2013 Stories by Zachary Fowle

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  • City Lights

    published November 28, 2013

    Remember that time you wrapped up your family dog in Christmas lights and watched him zoom around the back yard like a swarm of angry... More >>

  • A Decade on Ice

    published December 26, 2013

    Ten years ago, Madonna kissed Britney Spears at the VMAs. Finding Nemo and The Lord of the Rings were the most popular movies of the year -- if... More >>

  • Recipe for Perfection

    published December 19, 2013

    We don't care what the New Age feel-good granola eaters say: Friendly competition never hurt anyone. Hell, even a little unfriendly competition... More >>

  • Glowboats

    published December 12, 2013

    It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a boat parade, right? Since 1999, Tempe Town Lake has hosted the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, a... More >>

  • Pretty Ugly

    published November 28, 2013

    In 2006, a University of Arizona fan screamed obscenities in our ear for a full minute while we tried to pee during the tailgate. In 2008, our... More >>

  • Kroll Out

    published November 21, 2013

    We here at New Times would humbly like to add a new phrase to the lexicon: Nick Krolling. It’s like Rick Rolling, only instead of Rick... More >>

  • For Those About to ROC

    published October 31, 2013

    Who could honestly say the best part of Double Dare was the answering of banal trivia questions? No, we watched for the physical challenges --... More >>

  • All's Fair

    published October 10, 2013

    There’s really just too much going on at this year’s Arizona State Fair to tell you about it all in this space -- but we’re... More >>

  • Brain Trust

    published October 24, 2013

    Looking at the big picture, being a zombie doesn't seem all that bad. You're never in a hurry (and shuffling around is easy on the legs),... More >>

  • O No He Didn't

    published September 26, 2013

    Some things you probably don’t know about Steve-O, the guy from Jackass: His real name is Stephen Glover, he’s fluent in three... More >>

  • Horsing Around

    published September 19, 2013

    When the average bro thinks of sports on a horse, he pictures snooty trust-fund types whacking balls in games of horseback croquet or uber-rich... More >>

  • Run EDM-C

    published September 12, 2013

    Close your eyes for a second and imagine yourself running through a forest of glowing neon trees that dance and change colors to booming... More >>

  • Ruck Yourself

    published September 5, 2013

    In 2008, after a career in the Army Special Forces, Jason McCarthy founded GORUCK, a company that produces rucksacks tough enough for Green... More >>

  • Charged Up

    published August 15, 2013

    Sure, the Saturday, August 24, Arizona Cardinals home game is still a part of the preseason. Sure, the starters will probably only be in for,... More >>

  • Only Just Mets

    published August 8, 2013

    The Arizona Diamondbacks need us, you guys. At their July 5 home game against the Rockies, attendance at Chase Field was as high as it’s... More >>

  • Cary On

    published July 25, 2013

    Ever been mistaken for someone you’re not? It’s usually pretty awkward for both parties involved, but nothing worth making a movie... More >>

  • Fantasy Land

    published July 18, 2013

    As we all-too-slowly nudge our way into the 2013-14 NFL season, much talk is being made in the office about fantasy football. But if we could,... More >>

  • Tall Order

    published June 20, 2013

    Remember the episode of Futurama in which the characters land on a planet populated solely by giant Amazonian women? During a tour of their... More >>

  • Gone Fishing

    published June 13, 2013

    In our experience, if you're going to skip work, Wednesday is the best day to do it. It breaks up the week, giving you the boost you need to... More >>

  • One Direction

    published June 6, 2013

    First place in the NL West. We don't get to say that often, so let us repeat ourselves: As of this writing, the Arizona Diamondbacks are in... More >>

  • Catch a Wave

    published May 30, 2013

    You know that thing you've seen in cruise ship commercials that looks like a polyurethane ramp with water shooting up to simulate the feel of... More >>

  • Fly Away

    published May 23, 2013

    The choice of mascot says a lot about your team. Take the Arizona Rattlers, for instance. With a devastating plus-16 turnover margin earned... More >>

  • Rockabella, Baby

    published May 16, 2013

    If you guys are anything like us, then you're kind of over the culture of the present. We don't blame you – hipsters have ruined pretty... More >>

  • Paint Ball

    published May 9, 2013

    Raves are awesome. Lights flashing to the sounds of music; colorful glow sticks spinning shapes in the dark; blacklights making everyone look... More >>

  • Players Club

    published May 2, 2013

    Hey Phoenix, did you know we have a soccer team? Because we totally do! With cleats and shin guards and everything! They're called the Phoenix... More >>

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