The food science news has been pretty dire the past couple of months. Our fancy beef isn't what it claims, the tacocopter was a hoax, red meat will probably kill you in your sleep, etc. The Good News: This week, researchers at the National Cancer Institute released a study peeking at data collected ... More >>
BREAKING NEWS: Peter Cetera is no longer a member of Chicago! Who knew?As the unofficial yacht-rock go-to guy at New Times, it was incumbent on me to attend the Doobie Brothers and Chicago show Tuesday night at Dodge Theatre.So I did my duty, despite the fact that I saw the Doobies play Tempe on ... More >>
Did you ever think you would read an article about Jareth the Goblin King in an AARP magazine?Perhaps I cast unfair judgement and assume incorrectly about the readers of music blogs. I often assume that they're smarter than a huge chunk of the average population, and also that they're under the a ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: William Gheen's Facebook "Friend," Neo-Nazi Harry Hughes, and Hughes' "Patrols" for Ille ... More >>
Rolling Stone, that music magazine that felt it necessary to feature the ladies from MTV's The Hills on the cover of its May issue, just released its list of top 50 albums of 2008. Wouldn't you know it; they put Bob Dylan at number two. Why not number one, Rolling Stone? Maybe because they realize ... More >>
Earth to Suns Coach Terry Porter: Shaq's an old man. You can't play down to his level. After last night's drubbing by the Los Angeles Lakers, we almost missed departed (for the New York Knicks) Coach Mike D'Antoni. Hey, we said almost. The jury's still out on whether Porter's a legitimate NBA ... More >>
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