See also: OFF!'s Dimitri Coats Talks Phoenix Oil Theft Charges See also: Henry Rollins on Occupants, the Occupy Movement, and the RadioAnyone who's braved the blitzkrieg that is hardcore supergroup OFF!'s self-titled bruiser, released on Vice Records earlier this year, knows that Keith Morris fits a ... More >>
Weird Al Yankovic Comerica Theatre Sunday, August 5, 2012 "He who is tired of Weird Al is tired of life." -- Homer Simpson If some massive holocaust does, in fact, bring about Armageddon at the end of December, there are a few things that are guaranteed to survive the ginormous conflagration: Cock ... More >>
See also: Russell Pearce's Racism "Discovered" by Arizona's Media See also: Russell Pearce's Mexican-Bashing E-mails Slammed By Randy Parraz, Others Recalled, disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's heart, or what little there is of it, goes out to the victims of the Dark Knight Rises ... More >>
From an authoritative book review on a book he never actually read to backlash from a cockfight with Steven Seagal, it's been a busy first six months of 2012 for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. With the Fourth of July upon us, it's only right that we honor this self-anointed American hero with a ... More >>
Here's the thing about Ladies' Night: It's not for the ladies. Sure, they enjoy the tangible benefits -- no cover, discounted or free drinks, the occasional clothing/salon/massage giveaway -- but the real genius of a night for ladies is that it draws in men. Bar owners know as well as anyone that ... More >>
John Rocker, a former steroid-using homophobic relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves and other teams, still exists -- which is just about enough John Rocker news for one day.Unfortunately, he gave an interview to conspiracy theorists about his book and his love for Governor Jan Brewer, so we really ... More >>
Chuck Norris -- the actor who rose to fame after getting his ass kicked by Bruce Lee in Way of the Dragon -- just loves Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.So much, in fact, that Norris recently penned a column praising the sheriff and condemning the typical members of the far-right-wing conspiracy-t ... More >>
Even if you think you don't like sushi, you should go see this movie. With luck it might encourage you to give sushi a shot. At worst your should at least walk away with some idea why sushi is so popular. Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a stunningly filmed documentary by director David Gelb, is much more th ... More >>
In an effort to make Mom proud, Chow Bella's taking a good, hard look at the most important meal of the day in the form of Scrambled, a weekly review of local breakfast spots. We love breakfast -- obviously -- but let's be real, breakfast options can get a little predictable. Althou ... More >>
www.time.comStephen Colbert invented "truthiness." Senator Jon Kyl redefined lying as a remark that's "not intended to be a factual statement." Colbert for Senate 2012.Stephen Colbert, the late night dispenser of all things "truthiness," is continuing to wage war against Arizona Senator Jon Kyl o ... More >>
www.funny-tweets.comUnlike the rest of us, Arizona Congressman Ben Quayle can rest easy -- Texas tough guy Chuck Norris doesn't want to kick his ass. In fact, the played-out punchline of endless jokes is diggin' him some Ben Quayle.The man who will "never have a heart attack because his heart isn ... 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:
www.icanhazcheezburger.com Chuck NorrisAt the federal courthouse in Phoenix this morning, a Canadian man pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit cancer medication over the Internet to victims in Arizona and as far away as Belgium.Hazim Gaber, 22, of Edmonton, Canada, pleaded guilty to f ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraCoachella 2010A seething, primal mass of humanity jockeys for position in front of the main stage as the Indio sun beats down on Coachella 2010. They have moved beyond the point of patience and civility. Their shattered minds have but one thought as they claw toward the front of ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about a man who strangled a rabid bobcat to death after the cat attacked him in the front lawn of his Crown Creek Trail home on Monday.Chuck Norris, eat your heart out, right?
Macho tome offers proof that two heads are better than one
Police in Mesa are investigating what the East Valley Tribune's calling the city's first homicide of the year. The victim, Rick Glum, was stabbed to death in a West Mesa neighborhood . A motorist found Glum's body Sunday morning...Catholic priest Chris Carpenter has been excommunicated from the ... More >>
Like Shaun of the Dead? This'll bust a cap in your arse
With leaders like Andrew Thomas, Joe Arpaio and Bishop Olmsted around, who says Arizona's a cruel place to live?!
Kangaroo Jack is a real punch in the pouch
Bounty hunters with guns don't fly Southwest. And a brunette bombshell in Janet's ranks.
Bluesman James Harman barbecues the blues on his latest LP Extra Napkins