Chris Smith

  • Film

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Tempe Gay Bar The Door Slams Shut

    It appears that Tempe gay and lesbian hangout The Door has, uh, closed its doors for good. A message on the establishment's voice mail unequivocally states that the club is DOA, as well as thanking customers for their patronage and urging them to take their business to Old Town Scottsdale gay bar BS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    A Look Inside The Sail Inn's New Look, and Why The Door in Tempe Went Gay

    I was fortunate enough to be in attendance last night at an invite-only preview of The Sail Inn, which is re-opening to the drinking public this weekend after a three year absence from the Tempe music and nightlife scene. It really couldn't have come at a better time, as I've been hearing numerous ... More >>

  • Film

    October 7, 2004

    The Power of Yes

    A pair of political pranksters invent the art of "identity correction"

  • Film

    July 1, 2004

    Soul Doubt

    Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Old News

    Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest

  • Film

    January 20, 2000

    Wanna-be in Pictures

    Milwaukee's unlikeliest filmmaker gets star treatment in quirky American Movie docu

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    The Smutty Professor

    After one drunken afternoon in 1994, longtime ASU law lecturer Michael Berch was forced to take an extended leave of absence. Now, despite allegations that he sexually harassed students and colleagues, he's returning to the classroom.

  • Music

    February 15, 1996