Phoenix's average high temperature during the summer is projected to reach more than 114 degrees by the year 2100.The current average high temperature in Phoenix is just below 104 degrees.
Arizona Schools Superintendent John Huppenthal has no problemo shilling for private schools in annoying robocalls to unsuspecting citizens, but if you call him at home to ask about recent reports of his commenting on various websites (including ours) under names such as Falcon 9, Thucydides, and Soc ... More >>
The supposed Air Force One airplane up for auction at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport definitely did act as Air Force One, according to an Air Force historian.The General Services Administration is a couple of days into the two-week online auction, which had zero bids at the time of this post, but ... More >>
I like Sinema, but she flubbed a couple of facts on OlbermannThough it's mostly a formality, Governor Jan Brewer today officially called a November 8 recall election for state Senate President Russell Pearce.In a terse memo issued on her website, she stated:"Today, in accordance with state law, I is ... More >>
Martin Cizmar Russell Pearce, Jan Brewer, and ManBearPigThe Arizona Legislature finally has tackled the super-cereal business of making sure that the likes of South Park's infamous "ManBearPig" have no place in the Grand Canyon State.A ManBearPig -- as described by "Al Gore" on t ... More >>
Global warming threatens to sink Santa's workshop and push reindeer toward extinction, a renowned climatologist tells New Times. As we've read in recent months, climate change could melt the ice cap at the North Pole during the summer in 10 to 20 years, according to some estimates. Scientists aren't ... More >>
www.necn.com John Shadegg and MaddieDuring a healthcare debate in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, Arizona Congressman John Shadegg called in an expert to try and dissuade legislators from voting for the controversial healthcare bill that just narrowly passed in the house. Wh ... More >>
from DavidIckeWikimediaCommons David Icke: Lizard nutter, anti-semite, or both? You be the judge. For the Coast to Coast AM set, British conspiracy theorist David Icke is the equivalent of an international rock star. A former soccer player and sportscaster who in 1991 announced on a Brit ... More >>
A planned $527,000 "donation" to Maricopa County's IT department by Tempe-based Insight Networking (a.k.a. Calence) looks suspicious to the sheriff's office. After a hearing last week over the sheriff's takeover of the ICJIS system, Chief Deputy Dave Hendershott told New Times and oth ... More >>
The Arizona Republic, desperate for something to squeeze between the ads as more reporters get laid off, started running a new, syndicated column today by greener-than-thou marketer Danny Seo. Seo's like a cross between Heloise, Martha Stewart and Al Gore -- he wants to save Earth by sma ... 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 Wing-nut from Wasilla, reporting as unfit for duty. Anyone who hasn't watched the Sarah Palin interviews by ABC News' Charlie Gibson should log onto YouTube or the ABC News web site and tremble in fear. That's what I did after missing the initial broadcasts, as I was out both nights covering ot ... More >>
Why in Gods name did Carell take the paycheck?
When power-tripping HOAs push solar-minded residents around, everybody pays the price
Wetter than Katrina, hotter than Kate Moss' crack pipe: That's Scottsdale's new party palace, e4
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
to attack pop culture
The crowd at Patriots Square Park resembled that at a Stones concert
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
The new governor appears to have double-crossed environmental supporters in choosing some new agency heads.
Letters from the week of November 14, 2002
Sizing up the price of the world's tallest kachina.
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
After years of wildly blasting the Chandler power structure, self-proclaimed civil rights advocate Ramon Gomez now finds himself under attack
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
With its latest album, In It for the Money, Supergrass turns sonic clutter into highly interesting listening
Skippy to Phoenix: "It's All Good"
Under the Radar
Anthrax vaccine opponents are finding more allies in Congress
Ricky Martin's solo debut in Phoenix a sellout in more ways than one
Industry group's "Environmental Summit" puts pollution in perspective--its own
Clinton won, Fife lost, and now state Dems have high hopes for '98. But they're in for a wild-ass ride
Los Lobos moves from East L.A. to Chicago and the Mississippi Delta on Colossal Head
A Perfect Candidate parties hardy
It was the mother of all placard wars