We have our dear friends in Bulgaria to thank for the extra six seconds we can now gain in the morning by ditching the deodorant and popping back an edible perfume. Introducing Deo Perfume Candy. See also: - Sushi Cologne. That's Right, Sushi Cologne. - Good News: Coffee Might Extend Your Life. ... More >>
If you've visited Stanley's Homemade Polish Sausage Company on McDowell Road lately in search of a damn good smoked sausage sandwich (or other meaty delights) only to find it shuttered with a sign on the window noting the address and hours of its retail-only location on Bell Road, fear not. The near ... More >>
In the 16th and 17th centuries, the skills of the pastry chef were added to those of the bread maker so that in modern Britain (as opposed to France), domestic and commercial bakers used the talents of both. Though the lines have been blurred, the benefit of combining these two trades mean ex ... More >>
Dreams do come true. Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax, thrash metal's legendary "Big Four," have just announced a lone U.S. concert on Saturday, April 23 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 28.Despite their status as the godfathers of the t ... More >>
Radio host Carlos Galindo recently paid a visit to the convenience store/restaurant Minute Liquor/Dora's Kitchen on 16th Street in south Phoenix to talk to the owner, who happens to be GOP CorpCom candidate Barry Wong's tenant.Though the man is not identified, there is a financing statement for the ... More >>
Could something like this be a part of the next Lady Gaga tour?Lady Gaga always manages to find a new way to challenge convention and shock both her fans and detractors. This little piece of gossip goes far beyond the usual stage antics though.According to NME, Gaga is using Gunther Von Hagens, t ... More >>
How much more metal could this be? The answer is none.
Trash metal's Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax -- rarely assemble. When they do, it's in places like Bulgaria where, as we understand it, Metallica's Black Album has not yet been released, pussifying the genre in the minds of the denim-vested masses.On June 22 that Bulgaria co ... More >>
Phoenix artist Matthew Moore, who's also a fourth-generation Arizona farmer, has just combined my two all-time favorite activities: food shopping and art viewing. His latest video installation, "Lifecycles," which magically melds the two, is premiering at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival's New Fro ... More >>
Bulgarian duo brings magical art to life
Bulgarian duo brings magical art to life
Svetlana and Abram Sulaymanov opened Russian Market over a decade ago in a dusty strip mall on the corner of 19th Avenue and Northern. Since then, they've been bringing the best dishes from the homeland to a hungry, and often homesick, community of ex-pats, immigrants, and globetrotting foodies. ... More >>
Queen Oprah returns to her roots
An immigrant wills his estate to a convicted killer from his homeland and dies the next day. Anything smell fishy?
Does moonhowler Jim Marrs still defend Holocaust denier Eric Williams, now that Williams' Shoah-shirking tome is back on the 'Net? Remember Eric Williams, Holocaust denier and author of The Puzzle of Auschwitz, who was at one time the "Conference Director" of the Chandler 9/11 kook convention that ... More >>
Sterling Hayden as Col. Jack Ripper: "Now, Ms. Heller, let's discuss the effects of fluoride on our precious bodily fluids." As promised, here's a rundown of the last stand at Waco, aka, my Sunday afternoon and eve with the 9/11 deniers. I have to say my second dip into this paranoid pool wa ... More >>
Dispatches from the world of travel writing
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
Vassiliy Jirov has answered every challenge in the boxing ring. But his weight division and Russian background may keep him from ever getting the recognition he deserves.
Refugees from around the world find common ground--and a few good rumbles--in a Valley soccer league of nations