A Christmas Story

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Ten Favorite Food Scenes From Movie Classics

    We love movies and we love food. And every once in a while, a scene comes along that sticks in our brains for, like, ever. These are the scenes that combine film and food in the best way -- to make you laugh or smile or maybe even get a little misty-eyed. From '90s action flicks to modern animated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Deer Tick's John McCauley on Hanging Out With Brian Williams While Hungover

    Alt-country stumblers Deer Tick know how to keep up the pace. Songwriter John McCauley started the band back in 2004, and since then it's morphed from a solo project into a full-fledges rock 'n' roll machine, spitting cheap domestic beer and rangy Americana fury. Back in October they released Divi ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011
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    December 21, 2011

    10 Chinese Restaurants in Metro Phoenix Open on Christmas Day

    Ando Muneno Peking duck (sans head) for Christmas dinner? Check out our list of places to get your fix.​ Peking duck, the holiday classic from "A Christmas Story."​Nothing beats kvetching about holiday commercialism over a plate of orange chicken and fried rice. To honor this grand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Bah, Humbug: Eight Un-Christmas Songs

    No one loves Christmas more than Juggalos.​ Maybe I'm still bummed that Santa won't pay my bills or leave fancy camera equipment under my tree, but Christmas is lame. The holiday makes people mean and greedy -- it must have something to do with all that obnoxious music and eggnog, which is on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    SanTan's Monday Night Movies and Essence Bakery's Yule Logs in Today's Eater's Digest

    Essence Bakery​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Cold Beers and Good MoviesLooking for something to do tonight? Well look no further then Chandler's SanTan Brewery. Every Monday during the month of December the brewery will be featuring holiday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Peking Duck, a.k.a. That Duck from "A Christmas Story"

    Ando MunenoPeking duck that doesn't smile back at you. ​ ​Tired of the same old tired orange chicken and California rolls? Want to venture beyond the standard suburban-stale take-out? Here comes Chop PHX, with the Valley's rarer Asian offerings. This Week: Peking Duck from Nee House Chinese Cui ... More >>

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    November 24, 2011
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    December 22, 2010

    The Jew's Christmas Dining Guide

    Call it jealousy over decorated pine trees or disappointment at the lack of a Jewish equivalent of that creepy Elf on the Shelf, but over the decades Jews have created their own non-commercial, non-religious tradition of dining out in the spirit of A Christmas Story. Becaus ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    Family Ties

    Find out why folks put up with the holiday poppycock

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Morning Poll: Does Andrew Thomas Kinda Look Like a Grown-up Version of Super-Bully Scut Farkus? Scut Farkus​Since Andrew Thomas quit his gig as Maricopa County attorney to run for attorney general, his sinister smirk hasn't been plastered all over the New Times Web site nearly as often as when he was launching baseless investigations into judges and his -- and Joe Arp ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 11, 2008

    Suburban Renewal

    Taggers and scratchers invade C-Town