Beer: Untouchable Brewery: Speakeasy Ales and Lagers Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 5.4 percent You'll often hear people waxing nostalgic about decades long past, wishing they could've been born in a different time. But nobody ever says they wish they were alive in the '20s. Know why? Prohibition. T ... More >>
If you've never watched a pro wrestling match before--which is to say, if you've never been an 11-year-old boy--it might be hard to understand why people are still watching it now. It's been almost 20 years since the WWE (then the WWF) began calling itself "sports entertainment," and winking at its ... More >>
The media's been hot for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's head over allegations that during the 2010 campaign he was improperly involved in supporter-turned-staffer Kathleen Winn's independent expenditure committee Business Leaders for Arizona. See also: -Tom Horne's Alleged Hit-and-Run at an ... More >>
See also: Joe Arpaio Racial-Profiling Trial Draws Protestors' Calls for Justice on Opening Day See also: Joe Arpaio's Racial Profiling Case Costs County Close To $1 Million, So Far See also: Joe Arpaio Heads to Trial July 19 in Racial Profiling Lawsuit Nothing to see here, move along. That's the m ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's probably the only person who could convince his faithful fans to watch him open Al Capone's empty vault over and over again.That's pretty much what Arpaio's set to do in a couple of weeks, as the sheriff announced through his other PR team (WorldNetDaily) that he's holding anoth ... More >>
Retired Los Angeles Sheriff's Office Deputy Richard Valdemar, who now lives in Arizona, says that legalizing marijuana won't hurt drug cartels. Richard Valdemar believes the central character of his medical-marijuana story would be executed by a Mexican drug cartel if he was named, so he refe ... More >>
Badop-ching!As the U.S. government weighs whether to release photos of Osama bin Laden's bullet-riddled corpse to appease the conspiracy theorists who are doubting his death is legit, the now-former public enemy number one is having a great time in hell -- at least that's what an uber-lame Twitte ... More >>
Our onetime colleague Lisa Davis (one of our personal faves) showed up at the Changing Hands bookstore in Tempe last night to read from her newly published book, "The Sins of Brother Curtis: A Story of Betrayal, Conviction, and the Mormon Church " a chilling expose of a Mormon pedophile an ... More >>
U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke, gunning for the MCSOIt's not lookin' good for Maricopa County's corrupt top constable, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and that bottomless pit of iniquity known as the MCSO.You'd think things were bad enough with a federal grand jury probing the sheriff's office on crimin ... More >>
Arrested Elvis? Sure, and I arrested Moses, too...No doubt you've heard about Sheriff Joe's weekend visit to Stoney's Rockin' Country bar and dance hall in Las Vegas. It was protested by about 200 people, who called him a racist and yelled, "Arpaio go home!" at him. This guy's name is mud nationwide ... More >>
A young Jack Rose, years before he put together the deal for the Goodyear Ballpark.Jack Rose, the man who put together the deal to bring the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds to Goodyear for spring training, only to be driven from the project under a cloud of suspicion, has been charged ... More >>
New U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke: Will he be our Eliot Ness? Though I didn't make Dennis Burke's swearing in as the new U.S. Attorney for Arizona yesterday, I did make the after-party -- a reception at the University of Arizona's College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix. The reception ... More >>
Dennis Gilman/Adolfo Maldonado Snarl all ya want, Joe, but the feds are comin' for ya...So much of the time, Joe Arpaio, with his speech punctuated with dese, dats, and dose, and his defiance of federal authority, sounds more like he's imitating Robert DeNiro's Al Capone in The Untouchables, ... More >>
Arpayaso harasses brown folk again, this time near Buckeye. Hot off his trip to NYC where he made an ass of himself on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Sheriff Joe Arpaio's starting his first Hispanic-hunting foray of the season, as you can see from the press release below. The anti-brown dragnet ... More >>
The man who gave us Young Darth returns with a Young Indy boxed set
A new play exposes the life of the late proprietor of Durant's, the Valley's legendary steak house
Another day, another remake
Troy Aossey captures the denizens of the Westward Ho in pictures and sound
Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook
Hanks and Newman are on the bloody, brilliant Road to Perdition
Nita's holy-rolling opposition changes its tune but its sermon stays the same
John McCain derived his wealth from his marriage to Cindy Hensley McCain, whose father started his road to riches as a bootlegger. As a politician, the senator has remained beholden to the liquor industry and the family business
Bathroom attendant John Myrick is flush with gift of gab
With Friends Like These, who needs sitcom characters?
After a year on the job, U.S. Attorney Jose de Jesus Rivera looks to be in the right place at the right time
All dressed up? Well, you've got someplace to go. Royal Crown Revue is about to swing through the Valley.
Whimsical farce walks the walk down mean street
The Fugees make rap, not war
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