Like any bloodless coup, this one takes place within the palace, beyond the purview of prying eyes. It's an inside job spearheaded by the ultimate of inside players, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. He's a former Obama fundraiser, cable lobbyist, and head of the cable trade association, chosen by the presi ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
A hotly disputed pro-labor-union bill that looked like it was heading for passage after Democratic gains in the 2008 election was essentially killed today by Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter. New Times first told our readers about this proposed federal law in o ... More >>
Banish this conservanut harpy from NBC? Nay, I cry, nay! This a.m. I was greeted by an e-mail in my in box from the tres lefty org Media Matters asking me to join its campaign to keep wingnut pin-up girl Ann Coulter from appearing on the January 6, 2009 Today show. Seems she''ll be on the program pl ... More >>
The music that moved Dan Wilson and Al Franken in '07
Republicans would be so much happier if they'd just toke up, dood... PC Friday is like one part Al Franken's Stuart Smalley and two-parts Cheech and Chong. It's freakin' hi-larious. Every Friday from 5-6pm on the Liddy & Hill show (KKNT 960 AM), hosts Tom Liddy and Austin Hill channel their in ... More >>
Business as usual: The winged wonder on Sheriff Joe's profound respect for sheep, and on the demise of Air America Phoenix
Radio's Bruce St. James: hip-hop GOP?
Demme's Manchurian Candidate remake makes good
Sheriff Joe Arpaio creates a musical monster
The Spike has been moving and shaking with the best of them lately
Public gets insider's view of Roosevelt District
Radio killed the liberal star. Now the lefties want their airtime back.
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
Comedian Bob Somerby
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
The Polyester Pimps vs. Disco Inferno