For He's a Jolly Delinquent Fellow
For a contribution of at least $1,000 to the Arizona State Bar Foundation, attorneys get an asterisk next to their names in the Bar's phone directory. They also get the title "Bar Fellow."
If you don't make good on your pledge, you don't get your asterisk kicked. But lawyers do talk about you. Such is the case with lawyer, comedian and radio personality Grant Woods.
Bar Foundation executive director Dave Williams reluctantly confirms, "Grant's a fellow, he agreed to become a fellow, he made his first payment, and, to my knowledge, he has not made a payment since the first one."
Williams doesn't know how much Woods pledged or when he defaulted. "I just know, because I've seen his name on a list" of those behind in payments.
Woods, who serves as Arizona's attorney general when he isn't up to radio high jinks, didn't respond to inquiries.
Cleanliness Is Next to Tawdriness
Wasn't that Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio doing some municipal fact-finding at Le Girls, the all-nude juice bar on East Washington Street?
Le Girls serves juice because, in 1993, the state liquor board refused to grant the club le license, based on le location. The owners of Le Girls aren't exactly Cub Scouts, either; in closing their topless joint in Wyandotte County, Kansas, a judge called it "a house of prostitution."
Nonetheless, Le Girls is reapplying for an Arizona liquor license, and DCCO says Le Girls' management has used him "as a conduit to try and get some of their ideas across" to prudish neighbors.
So he agreed to visit Le Girls. "I was there for a total of maybe ten minutes. In and out of there," DCCO says. "They just basically wanted to show me that it was a fine establishment."
"Well, it was a nude place. It was clean, at least. It was a very clean establishment."
Piller of the Community
So what's former Percocet-popper Cindy McCain doing in the illustrious company of Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and caning cutup Michael Fay?
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For the answer, check out the latest issue of Pills-a-Go-Go, the trendy, Seattle-based recreational-drug 'zine that included a recount of the pill-snatching exploits of Senator John McCain's wife in a recent roundup of celebrity druggie doings. The newsletter reports that Cindy "squirmed out of drug-stealing charges by agreeing to rehab." (For the record, it also reports that Fleiss flunked a court-ordered urine test, and Fay reportedly gobbled Prozac and Valium so he'd be cane-able in Singapore.)
See Diane. See Diane Reconcile.
C. Diane Bishop and her sometimes-estranged husband, Richard Morse, have been on and off more times than Reactor 1 at Palo Verde. But Bishop, former state superintendent of public instruction, and Morse, former professor at the University of Arizona, appear to be, for the umpteenth time, together again.
Diane just can't seem to make up her mind in love or politics. She changed from Republican to Democrat to run for the school post, then from Democrat to Republican to become an aide to Governor Fife Symington. Diane and Richard's love spats have made the police blotter, and they have married, separated, reconciled, separated, divorced, reconciled, remarried, separated and reconciled.
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