Rebellious personas are to rock 'n' roll what cocaine was to the eighties: in high demand, deliciously indulgent, and a way to catch a buzz that makes it okay for men to rock garishly colored neon outfits. Stage names are a huge part of those heavy metal, punk, and rock personas, In fact, more music ... More >>
The Spot: Cafe ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251. (480) 421-7997. www.hotelvalleyho.com/scottsdalerestaurants/cafezuzu.html The Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday The Details: Labeled "Cool Redux" and printed on pretty cyan paper, the Cafe ZuZu happy hour featu ... More >>
The Spot: Stax Burger Bistro, 4400 N. Scottsdale Road #12, Scottsdale, (480) 946-4222. www.staxburgerbistro.com The Hours: 3 to 6 p.m. daily The Details: The Stax happy hour is all about 3 hours of $3 deals. On the $3 menu: five choices of Stax mini-burgers, like Turkey and Beef; Baskets of Tots, ... More >>
Learn about pre-Kristen Stewart cinema
After last week's Group 1 train wreck, American Idol's Group 2 was pretty much destined (to borrow a Randy Jackson-ism) to "knock it out the box" last night. And, overall, they did. Obviously, there were still some performances that made me want to strangle myself with my laptop power cord and those ... More >>
Thespians a.k.a. Elizabeth
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
Actor knows the man behind his role in Play It Again, Sam
Mistake-laden book by local professor gets panned by readers
Filmization of Wharton's House of Mirth offers dazzling portrait of a lady
Chowing down in Cave Creek with the choreographer to the stars.
Fasten your seat belts as Valley writer Elizabeth Fuller relives her bumpy month with Hollywood's houseguest from hell.
Who's trekking to a Hollywood motel to see faded luminaries?
The call of karaoke pulls three pairs to the stage in likable Duets
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom taps into comedy in a campy vein
Almodóvar's All About My Mother more fun than Spanish fly
New Yorker Family Restaurant / SunnySide Cafe
Polished but predictable, 75th-anniversary Warner Bros. retrospective is just a roundup of the usual suspects
Tempe shutterbug executes celebrity- death-scene knockoffs!
Stoic G.I. Jane barely scratches the service
Mushy and metaphysical, self-important Contact misses its flight
Streisand's fun-house Mirror warps her strengths into rare weaknesses
DAVID PARKER WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO GET AN AUTOGRAPH---OR ANY SCRAP OF A CELEBRITY'S LIFE
YOUR CLUE? MR. TAYLOR IN THE LIVEING ROOM WITH THE REVOLVER.