There's no shortage of Michael Jackson conspiracies, but this one is my favorite: Michael Jackson was supposed to do the music for Sonic 3, one of the biggest video game events of the '90s, but t... More >>
[Editor's Note: In his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.]
Song: Eminem's "The Monster," featuring Rihanna
History: Eminem did ... More >>
Frances and Smeeks owner Georganne Bryant announced via e-mail that she'll close both stores' UNION Biltmore locations at the end of 2013.
"It is with a heavy heart that I write to tell you I... More >>
Instead of waiting for the understaffed Child Protective Services to get around to looking into the ignored cases of abuse in Scottsdale, the police department announced that it's going to help o... More >>
If you're the type of person who still has faith in humanity, you probably haven't seen the list of 27,438 custom license plates that have been rejected in Arizona.This list includes people who wa... More >>
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has scheduled "community outreach meetings," as ordered by a federal judge in the Melendres v. Arpaio civil rights case.According to the judge's order, "The M... More >>
Of course it's wonderful to take a holiday vacation, but um, hey- don't forget your plants. You've poured time, money and water into growing something awesome. But not planning ahead means th... More >>
In case you didn't get enough of David Tennant in the hour-and-a-half 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who (we know we didn't), you can watch him conquer the role of King Richard II at FilmBar... More >>
There's a lot of cinematic shorthand, both literal and figurative, in Zach Braff's All New People, now on stage at Stray Cat Theatre. That's to be expected from Braff, a TV star whose first ind... More >>
Looking for vintage Mexican home goods? How about industrial furniture for your loft? Maybe some vintage denim to round out your wardrobe? Whatever it is you're looking for in the vintage realm,... More >>
Chitral Hays -- not his real name -- is Jackalope Ranch's resident expert on medical marijuana in Arizona. In Perfectly Blunt, Hays delivers news, reviews, and must-know info. This week he's ans... More >>
Just because Arizona's major sports teams haven't made postseason runs this year doesn't mean their weren't some amazing moments.Between the Diamondbacks, Suns, Coyotes, Cardinals, and ASU, we ha... More >>
Servers and bartenders across the country have been receiving massive tips from a mystery source known only by the Instagram handle @tipsforjesus. The account, which has more than 46,000 followe... More >>
Whether they were adding a bit of flair to an old favorite, taking the scene by storm, or continuing their march to the top, 2013 was a big year for Valley musicians under 21.
Here's 10 of our ... More >>
Big B is the sharp rhythmic voice attached to your favorite songs. Whether the name rings a bell or not, his voice and his musical influence has been present in collaborations with everybody fro... More >>
Mike Kinsella has reincarnated himself yet again, and you have every reason to be excited. Kinsella, along with brother Tim and cousin Nate, helped to usher in the emo movement of the Midwest, s... More >>
While the National Security Agency has become the subject of public controversy this year, state Senator Kelli Ward, a Republican, plans on proposing legislation to keep the agency out of Arizona... More >>
Few people can flip through their rock 'n roll rolodex and put together a show quite as well as Valley legend Alice Cooper. After all, Cooper is the king of shock rock, and he paved the way for ... More >>
Despite their best efforts to get rid of Walt "Hondo" Hunter, Florence Police Chief Dan Hughes and Lieutenant Terry Tryon were forced to accept him back as a member of the Florence Police Departm... More >>
Beer: Hop Henge
Brewery: Deschutes Brewery
Style: Imperial IPA
ABV: 9.3 percent
In ancient times, hundreds of years before the dawn of history, lived a strange race of people: the druids. No one ... More >>
An 18-year-old shot two people at a Christmas party in Tempe yesterday, killing one, after getting kicked out of the party twice, police say.According to court documents obtained by New Times, Da... More >>
The massive roll-out of solar panels and structural supports at Arizona State University in the last couple of years is already nearly paying for itself, ASU Magazine reports this month.
In the ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: Sonoran Hot Dogs
Where to Get Them: Several places around town, mostly food carts and trucks in predominantly Hispanic parts of town.
Price: Varies, but they're usually aro... More >>
Phoenix is planning to maintain the same water and sewer rates for single-family homes in 2014.
It marks the second year that the Water Services Department is not proposing a rate hike for Phoen... More >>
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, ... More >>
Stumped when it comes to wrapping up your holiday shopping? Not to worry; Jackalope Ranch has amassed a list of the top gifts for your friends and fam, from the fashion fanatic to the fitness bu... More >>
Senator Leah Landrum Taylor is making her bid for Arizona Secretary of State official as she winds down on nearly 16 years as a state lawmaker.
In pre-campaign announcement -- her official annou... More >>
Aydin Immortal is rock 'n' roll, and Wolvves is more fun than any other band in Phoenix. Those are the two most important lessons the 25 to 40 people who showed up to Funny World on First Friday... More >>
Just before dusk, 18 strangers entered a yurt on a Midwestern homestead. Peruvian tapestries decorated the walls of the large, round structure, and rattles stood poised for ceremony.
The participants —… More >>