Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill that will make it a felony offense to share someone else's nude pictures without his or her permission.Several other states have considered or passed similar laws recently, but the penalties passed in Arizona's law are tougher than most: If the person in the ima ... More >>
In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:
Welcome to the Phoenix Bucket List. Robrt Pela and Amy Silverman -- two New Times contributors and longtime Phoenicians -- have put together a list of 100 things to do in this city before you die. Each week we're presenting another 10; in March we'll wrap it all up in a cover story in New Times. For ... More >>
A friend recently handed me the February 2012 issue of Esquire magazine. Sticking out the side was a Post-It with three huge question marks and an arrow pointing inside. The arrow pointed to the cover story, "Agree: Bill Clinton and 78 Other Things We Can All Agree On". Specifically, it pointed to " ... More >>
Photo Illustration: New TimesIf you ever smoke or use marijuana, it's time to see the doctor. The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act is the law of the land, and now the state Department of Health Services has provided a map to legal immunity for anyone interested in possessing pot. Th ... More >>
Greta Van Susteren If any good came from the shooting rampage in Tucson last month, it's an institution opening today at the University of Arizona with the goal of getting politicos to tone down the rhetoric.The National Institute for Civil Discourse opens today in Tucson. The organization is des ... More >>
Weezy is finally a free man, according to Pitchfork.Lil Wayne, whose real name is Wayne Carter, was imprisoned at New York City's Riker's Island for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in Manhattan in 2009. He pleaded guilty when he was charged.He was only required to serve eight months of his ye ... More >>
Dave DriscollDave Driscoll The self-proclaimed designated dancer with Treasure MammaL, who also "looks a lot like Andy Denver (aka, Single Dad)," the drummer in Fathers Day, has a West coast tour kick-off show at The Trunk Space Tuesday, October 26. Treasure MammaL is throwing a CD release party ... 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: Feathered Bastard: Jan Brewer Promises To Do "the Right Thing" at Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Event, Chamb ... More >>
www.upnextinsports.comCongratulations sports fans, you can start watching golf again without dozing off. After a sexless four months away from the sport he helped re-invent, Tiger Woods announced he will be returning to the world of professional golf in less than a month. Tiger released a ... More >>
Football season is only two weeks away, which means you're either super excited for, or desperately dreading, Frank Caliendo's impressions. His Madden (above video) is of course the most famous, but the former MadTV personality certainly has plenty more.If you'd like a closer look at the Tempe nat ... More >>
One of the things I like most about New Times Music Editor Martin Cizmar is disagreeing with him. We've had some fun arguments and discussions on music, culture, the role of the press and even Eazy E. Which is why I felt compelled to write this post completely and unequivocally disagreeing with his ... More >>
Comics impersonations are the best, Jerry! The best!
What makes Barack Obama such a pop culture icon? There are numerous things, but here we present The Top 10 Reasons Barack Obama Is Cool.
Comics impersonations are the best, Jerry! The best!
The next President of the United States? I hope so... (photo by Jillian Sloan) Part rock concert. Part college pep rally. That's what it felt like as Senator Barack Obama wowed a near-capacity crowd at PHX's Veterans Memorial Coliseum Wednesday evening. The almost 14,000 in attendance had waited ov ... More >>
Give 'em hell, Tiger... The Prez, up close and personal... Learned about the Clinton-Pederson-Mitchell rally on Hayden Lawn at ASU at the last minute today and sped like a Tasmanian devil down to Tempe to catch the action. Hayden Lawn was PACKED, and the highpoint of the late ... More >>
Wordplay explores the cult of the crossword puzzle
Israeli singer in concert November 27
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
to attack pop culture
Has ex-governor J. Fife Symington III gotten his just desserts?
Reflections on democracy inaction
A conversation in Purgatory
July 15 - 21, 1999
The senator's five years as a prisoner of war have been widely viewed as heroic. But as he prepares a White House bid, a small group of detractors is determined to expose him as a wartime traitor
Local shopkeepers stung in Mini Thins case get help from national Arab-American leaders
A Chilean national's struggle against deportation raises fundamental questions about the constitutional rights of immigrants
Guv sequel is a sorry state of affairs
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