Fox News reported this weekend that President Obama is personally funding a museum of Muslim culture in the midst of the government shutdown.If that sounds completely fake to you, that's because it is -- and it's the product of Phoenix's prolific media-hoaxer.
People are very slow to catch on to Phoenix resident Paul Horner's antics.Horner has used fake news articles to convince people of many things, including street-artist Banksy being arrested, Governor Jan Brewer putting gay-to-straight programs in Arizona schools, and Bill Murray going on a nationwid ... More >>
Say what you will about Nikita Khrushchev, but the man knew how to make the poignant-songs-about-cosmonauts train run on time. April 12 marks Yuri's Night 2013 -- a chance to party on an even larger and more scientific scale than Earth Day -- and the 52nd anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's famous manned ... More >>
Tired of "Gangnam Style" yet? Don't worry -- current meme "Harlem Shake," featuring students, office workers, and your mom getting down to Baauer's song of the same name -- is currently all anyone can talk about. The viral phenomenon has caught on like, uh, a virus, partly because it's really ea ... More >>
Editor's Note: With a tip of the cap to the man, we bid Maynard James Keenan adieu. This is MJK's final column for Up on the Sun, as he's devoting 2013 to more music and more wine. You won't have to wait too long to hear some of the fruits of his labor: On Tuesday, February 19, Puscifer will release ... More >>
We like to laugh here at New Times, so we were excited to learn that the Chicago-based sketch-comedy troop Second City had released a parody of Ben Quayle's uber-awful campaign ad, in which he claims "Barack Obama is the worst president in history."The ad sucks. It's tacky, lame, and concludes wi ... More >>
We laughed, we cried, we fashion policed: Edward Prostak (Scrooge) and David Errigo Jr. (Christmas Past). Photo by Scott Samplin © 2008 I've brushed off my black trousers and Ugly Christmas Sweater one last time to review a production at a Broadway-style dinner theater (yes, that's an oxym ... More >>
Trying to attract a different set of underage babies
Road trip tale stings with deep whimsy
Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower and finally nails a somber role
Just a reheated Christmas caper
Romance is alive . . . oh, and dead
Nothing to see here
Letters from the issue of Thursday, June 2, 2005
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
Devo dude shares his view in gallery show
A recent grad dishes dirt on ASU's party daze
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Jim Carrey's sheer heaven as Bruce Almighty until the praying
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Paulina Rubio lives for the spotlight. Getting there, though, is a bit uneasier.
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
The Royal Tenenbaums is like its characters: flawed genius
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made
The Family Man is offered a long glimpse of A Wonderful Life
Only the devil could have possessed Adam Sandler to make such a bad movie, dragging half of Hollywood with him
If you love watching golf, you'll love Robert Redford's new snoozer of a movie
Tim Robbins misses the mark in Cradle Will Rock
The Muse could stand some divine inspiration
July 1 - 7, 1999
Although many standout films were released in 1998, no single movie really stood out
There's Something About Mary--and it's funnier than Dumb and Dumber
In Sliding Doors, Gwyneth Paltrow has the fates on her side
Sly In & Out asks the comical question, "Is he or isn't he?"
WHAT MAKES A KID WASH HIS HANDS 100 TIMES A DAY, CHANGE HIS CLOTHES HOURLY AND OTHERWISE DRIVE HIS PARENTS NUTS? TOURETTE'S SYNDROME.