Whether happily putting wiggly spoonfuls of it in our mouths at mee-maw's house or hastily downing several alcoholic shots of it years later after accidentally catching mee-maw and her next-door neighbor doing a bit of jiggling themselves on the same kitchen floor you used to play Barbies on, Jell-O ... More >>
Michael HodginsMichael Hodgins has been one lucky corporate chef with a "wild" side (riding his motorcycle on weekends like a Wild Hog) and a penchant for endurance sports (probably a good idea for a food professional).
redbull.com When the final buzzer sounded, it was Gary Smith who stood victorious. Smith took first place in the Phoenix qualifier of Red Bull King of the Rock, which we told you about on Friday. Go here if you missed it. With 64 competitors lacing up their sneakers for a chance to play hoops ... More >>
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redbull.comHoopsters looking to chase their dreams have a unique opportunity to showcase their skills this weekend. Red Bull, the energy drink, is hosting King of the Rock, a one-on-one basketball tournament across the West Coast at six qualifying sites. Here's the kicker, though: the finalists ... More >>
Is it just me, or does ol' prune-face here look like he needs some Gas-X? Here's a reason to avoid the book stores in coming months, Maricopa County's egomaniacal despot Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a new book coming out with co-hagiographer Len Sherman in May, titled, Joe's Law: America's Toughest Sheri ... More >>
The power of P-Orridge compels you: Psychic TV icon Genesis P-Orridge plans to land the mothership in Tempe. Promoter William "Fucking" Reed has just announced that the Psychic TV show will go forward at The Sets in Tempe. Same date: 8/27/07. Doors open at 8 p.m., with Psychic TV to ascend the stag ... More >>
Not your typical Southwestern art show
Letters from the week of June 17, 2004
In this Monte Cristo, revenge is a dish best served reheated
"Uncle Leo" in the Valley for role in stage production
Valley jazz musician Rob Schuh pounded skins, pumped iron, shot steroids, went to prison and almost died. Now the feisty trapsman has added an organ to his repertoire -- a transplanted kidney.
After 11 albums, Berkeley's Mr. T Experience is starting to abandon the punk-pop sound it pioneered
John Frankenheimer reclaims his suspense-film crown with Ronin
Traditional Hopi are resisting a new sewer system in an old village, saying it violates federal law--and blocks spiritual communication that could doom the planet
Power-tripping Eastwood stumbles over geriatric political thriller
One hundred pounds overweight, Dave Alexander is truly an athlete of substance. Nah--go ahead, call him fat. He doesn't mind. He'll just enter another triathlon.