Clay Thompson

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    India Pale Ale: A History

    Beer: IPA Brewery: Odell Brewing Co. Style: American IPA ABV: 7 percent Near the top of the list of things that make me sad -- along with starving puppies and the fact that Tobey Maguire is still making movies -- are missed opportunities to educate someone about beer. Recently, this article in wh ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Russell Pearce, Flag-Desecrator and Lawbreaker?

    Talk about no class. At least JT wore a suit, though he's sportin' an Old Glory tie...I feel a little like the Arizona Republic's Clay Thompson in discussing this issue, raised via e-mail by someone involved in the effort to recall state Senate President Russell Pearce. But here goes.Some have sugge ... More >>

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    July 29, 2009

    Stars Back in Alignment in Arizona Republic's Astrology Column

    Image: Wikimedia Commons​ Arizona Republic readers can rest easy: The paper's astrology column is back to publishing one-to-four-star advance reviews of the type of day they can expect. After the paper canceled one syndicated horoscope and picked up another last month, readers noticed that th ... More >>

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    March 29, 2007

    Corruption Junction

    The winged wonder pecks away at Representative Rick Renzi, bemoans losses at the Repugnant, and mediates a catfight between rival risqué dance troupes

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    March 22, 2007

    Richard Ruelas's column whacked at the Arizona Republic! Rep. columnist Ruelas is all smiles, despite the killing of his column. Following on the heels of the news of Jon Talton's imminent departure at the Arizona Repugnant, I now learn that my other favorite columnist at the Rep, Richard Ruelas, has also ... More >>

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    November 1, 2006

    Repugnant Mugs

    Milk-curdling: Ferret face MacEachern... There's a reason why print journos don't do the evening news -- 'cause generally their homely mugs could curdle cartons of fresh milk. (Save for yours truly's, natch.) That's why it's so bizarre that the doofi at the AZ Repugnant's opinion page foist the ... More >>

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    September 5, 2002

    Good Cops, Bad Cops?

    Letters from the week of September 5, 2002

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    January 6, 2000
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    December 2, 1999