See also: A Hot Ghetto Mess of Hip-Hop, Art, and B-Boys: The 10-Year Journey of The Blunt Club See also: DJ M2 Talks Power 98.3, Groove Candy, Disney Cartoons, James Brown, KRS-One, and MoreYou probably haven't seen Element at many local club gigs recently, and there's a good reason. The 30something ... More >>
This week, looking at What's Selling is a little different. That's because Saturday was the long-anticipated Record Store Day, and hopefully you didn't miss out.Not only did all of our favorite local record stores have live in-store performances, but they sold a ton of exclusive material only ... More >>
Cassie MarmasThe madcap madness from last year's Marathon Pub Crawl.We hope you've been training hard in anticipation for this weekend. Building up endurance, strengthening stamina, and basically preparing yourself for the long haul. So, are we talking about this year's edition of the ultra-grue ... More >>
Lauren GilgerChef Deborah Knight in the kitchen of Mosaic.The travels of Deborah Knight are documented in her recipes. She's visited almost every continent (Australia and Antarctica seem to be the only two left off her list) and she's getting ready to head off again, when her restaurant, Mosaic cl ... More >>
Pithy Independent Exposure collection gets right to the points
NASA can always depend on the Phoenix area for UFO reports. Our clear skies and large population apparently make the Valley number one when it comes to hysterical cries of alien invasion every time a research balloon goes up. Following yesterday's media reports about the earthly origins of a sph ... More >>
Joe and the nativists, the love that never dies... You judge a man, sometimes, by the company he keeps. So what does it say of Sheriff Joe that he recently spoke at the Arizona American Italian Club to a group of notorious nativists, including minuteman honcho Chris Simcox, and alleged criminal tre ... More >>
Pacific NW band plays everything but the South Pole
John Carpenters classic flick slays
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
The "topical pop" creations of a bass-playing adventurer
Because New Times is only once a week
Arizona's cunning culinary wizard Chef Kaz Yamamoto prepares taboo illegal moveable feasts for the elite and über-rich
Disney parade of pooches
Why them? Why now?
Old is new at Trunk Space
No shades of gray in Antarctic survival doc
Modest Mouse: On the Mellow Tip
By Luke Y. Thompson and Gregory Weinkauf
Ugly Casanova may fail as a hoax. But as an offering from Modest Mouse's enigmatic front man, it works just fine.
Sharpen Your Teeth (Sub Pop)
Time Travel is Lonely(Barsuk Records)
John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.
Lunch with an environmentalist offers food for thought
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Modest Mouse, the band that would be indie rock's king, navigates a major-label existence
The Moon and Antarctica
Glendale scribe dishes the dirt on world's biggest hole
Arizona's quiet visionaries yearn to make the state a hub of commercial space travel
ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.