Editor's Note: It's not every day that a band capable of filling arenas headlines a gig at the (comparatively) intimate Marquee Theatre. But that's exactly what's going down tonight, when the Bieber-bashing, ¡Uno-¡Dos!-¡Tre! -releasing Green Day heads to Tempe for a sold-out show. Critical consen ... More >>
Guitarist Sonny Decarlo readily admits that his sludge metal/crustpunk quintet Kuato & Quaid probably won't to amount to much in the grand scheme of things. Ditto for his other groups PV Casualties, a sloppy Misfits cover band, and Level T, a weirdo rock ensemble that's featured pots and pans as i ... More >>
The end of foie gras in California is rapidly approaching. On July 1, the full provisions of SB 1520 will go into effect and both foie gras production and sale will be prohibited. SB 1520 was signed into law by Arnold Schwarzenegger way back in 2004. The law gave a seven-year grace period in which C ... More >>
As expected, kids are going ga-ga over The Hunger Games. The $155 million dollar opening weekend was good enough to rank third in revenue behind only Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, and The Dark Knight. The movie, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, has already spawned everything fr ... More >>
See also: Cameron Stallones of Sun Araw: Jamaica is "a Place of Infinite Music" Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, Diva, Matthewdavid, and Marstepper Meat Market Garment Factory Wednesday, March 7, 2012 There's a moment in "Night Gallery IV," the fourth track on Sun Araw and Eternal Tapestry's collab ... More >>
Cafe PressIt's never too early to become a patriot.We might not be getting pictures of Osama bin Laden's corpse from Barack Obama -- but there's some interesting memorabilia for sale. The Toronto Star is reporting that t-shirts, greeting cards and coffee mugs celebrating bin Laden's death are se ... More >>
White House Left, right, or center: Don't hold your breath waiting for "immigration reform."President Barack Obama is hosting a meeting to outline his views on immigration reform this afternoon with top cabinet officials and national politicians, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloo ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Figured you might get a chuckle out of this video of "the Machine" taking a stroll among baseball fans last month at Scottsdale Municipal Stadium. Or, at least, it's someone who dresses like the Machine, a bizarro-scary character from the movie 8mm. We've no idea if the masked man behind the scan ... More >>
Could you be looking at the next president of Haiti?When Arnold Schwarzenegger became the governator in California, and Jesse Ventura was elected to the same post in Minnesota, it became publicly apparent that the lines would be forever blurred between entertainers and should-be serious politicia ... More >>
No wimps! A possibility of gimps and/or pimps, though.
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Arnold Schwarzenegger Latest Celeb/Politician To Dis Arizona's SB 1070 Up on t ... More >>
The Governator yuks it up at AZ's expenseYou know it's bad when California's tres unpopular, washed-up screen star guv -- whose dad was a member of the Nazi party back in the day -- is using your state's "papers please" law as the butt of his shuck-and-jive before a crowd of college grads."I was als ... More >>
Lisa Sette artists flesh out captivating concepts
Lisa Sette artists flesh out captivating concepts
Bluegrass punks tell it like it is
Jonathan McNamaraA group of competitive eaters downing dogs at the Nathan's Hot Dog Contest Arizona Qualifier at Arizona Mill Mall. See more shots in our slide show. Matthew Ramirez stepped out on to a raised platform in the Arizona Mills Mall food court and struck the sort of body building pose tha ... More >>
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent.
Back home in Holland, Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller
The case against Michael Moore and for B-list celebs at SXSW
If there were a wall, we'd just get it dirty
(Bad Stain Records)
Like Se7en, but more jokes
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
"The whole sordid affair is craptacular-craptacular."
Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy
Theater festival shines a light on the Valley's theatrical community
The Terminator's back. Again.
The North Side Kings mix mob stereotypes with hard-core rock. Got a problem?
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
Schwarzenegger reproduces the best of all his movies with a conceptual twist in The 6th Day
End of Days is neither as spiritual nor as action-packed as it needs to be
Over-amped, overhyped, Batman & Robin strike out at bat
Arnold goes last-minute Christmas shopping, and he buys a turkey
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