John Rocker, a former steroid-using homophobic relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves and other teams, still exists -- which is just about enough John Rocker news for one day.Unfortunately, he gave an interview to conspiracy theorists about his book and his love for Governor Jan Brewer, so we really ... More >>
See also: Our complete Coachella coverage By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favorite things about the final hours of the 2012 event.
Like millions of other hard-working Americans, we took pause yesterday (just occasionally, boss!) to sneak some peaks at the first-round games of the men's NCAA basketball tourney.The annual March Madness first-round Thursdays and Fridays are among our favorite days of the year. Thirty-two flippi ... More >>
Sasquatch! Music FestivalJack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights and Tenacious D will be headlining Sasquatch! Music Festival this year.Kudos to the good people of Sasquatch for digging Beck out of the grave. Hopefully this means he's finally got some new material. Beirut, Girl Talk, The R ... More >>
Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Your friendly neighborhood record shop, Revolver Records, celebrates four years of buying, selling and trading LPs, CDs a ... More >>
Neon Indian - Era ExtranaWant to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. After thoroughly enjoying Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive and it's 1980's-inspired synth-pop soundt ... More >>
Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It's not very surprising that Lil Wayne and the Red Hot Chili Peppers topped the sales charts at Zia Record Exchange last we ... More >>
Isabelle "Bella" Vise is a simple lady. The 100-year-old from Torquay, England led an equally simple life -- well, simple for the time period in which came up. IAMWE drummer Josh Carlson met Bella while volunteering at a hospice. The two quickly became unexpected friends, and Carlson told his b ... More >>
Photo by Gatsby Sometimes the word "eclectic" just doesn't do a dude justice. Djentrification is one of the most "eclectic" DJs in town, and the term barely serves to scratch the surface when it comes to his unique musical approach.He's not a typical DJ, finding kindred spirits in guys like legen ... More >>
Right after a rough breakup with her British boyfriend Henry Allsopp, Courtney Love has allegedly stolen photographer David LaChapelle's car, according to Spinner.Love said she was going to pick up director Brett Ratner so she could bring him to LaChapelle's exhibition at the Lever House, but she ... More >>
Swedish DJ Basshunter is being accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls during a gig at Kitty's nightclub in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, according to NME.When two female 18- and 19-year-old cousins went to the VIP area to have their picture taken with Basshunter, they got a lot more than th ... More >>
Everyone's heard of the Final Fantasy video game series, but few people have heard of the Final Fantasy I'm writing about: Owen Pallett. What does one have to do with the other, you may ask?Pallett, who opened for The National at Marquee Theatre last night, the Canadian violin virtuoso, used to p ... More >>
When life gives you lemons...An old friend of mine heard this from one of our Catholic school teachers back in the day and we both agreed that the saying was so annoying, it made us want to kick that teacher in the crotch.But if there's a person out there making lemonade, it's Bernard Khoury.Khoury, ... More >>
Lebanese native portrays her homeland as it ought to be
Sweet and savory fare, without the foam
The "topical pop" creations of a bass-playing adventurer
Nameless characters in godless setting
ASU's "Superfan" gets called out at the old ball game
As Phoenix considers how to revitalize its downtown, leaders should note how Tempe murdered Mill Avenue's soul
The government was supposed to take care of mentally disabled Marine combat veteran Brian Callan. It didn't.
Thinking locally and dining globally at Gregory's World Bistro
May 14 - 20, 1998
State Senator Russell Bowers is best known for his archconservatism, his assault on environmental regulations and . . . his fine art?
Devil's Own finds Ford and Pitt in lukewarm Irish stew