Hot Links: Sexy Temples, Tomb Pimping, and Vatican Gone Wild
Phoenix police are keeping a close eye on the Phoenix Goddess Temple after receiving complaints from neighbors that the temple is really a brothel. The temple offers "cuddle parties" and a sex ed program on Fridays...The Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-110 Monday night, marking their 45th victory this season. Shaquille O'Neal led the Suns with 19 points, and Steve Nash and Jason Richardson both scored 18 points...A Chandler woman, Brenda Sue Carroll-Nesper, was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from the Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church. Carroll-Nesper was office manager for the church for almost a year and a half...The tomb of George W.P. Hunt, Arizona's first governor, has been repaired thanks to the efforts of a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Phoenix Parks Department. The tomb had become a target for vandals and thieves, and the final cost of repairs was $76,000...Ernie Manuelito, the first person to ever broadcast on Navajo Nation radio station KTNN AM, has died. He was 57. Manuelito was said to have been on medical leave since October, but his cause of death was not immediately known...The makers of the Girls Gone Wild video series reported record sales after Comcast accidentally ran one of its ads during a telecast of the Good Friday service at the Vatican. The CEO of GGW said he was "happy to have shared an audience with the Pope." Lord.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Phoenix New Times' biggest stories.