Master of the mindmelt, Tobacco is probably best known as the enigmatic frontman of Black Moth Super Rainbow, penning the vocoder-drizzled psychedelia of a digital generation that misses Super Nintendo and VHS tapes. While BMSR is often the kind of tuning you'd slap on as you peaked on a mushroom tr ... More >>
The nativists are a parasitic lot. They gloat when someone is murdered by an "illegal immigrant," or any kind of immigrant, actually. In the Boston bombings, they made a feast of the two brothers, the alleged terrorists: one a naturalized U.S. citizen, the other granted asylum. Suddenly, the brot ... More >>
Sloane BurwellJames Porter gets Aaron May's autograph. After this weekend, it's time to replace "party like a rockstar" with "drink like a chef." Friday night is a bit of a blur for most (if not all) of the participants in a Chef's Tour of central downtown Phoenix restaurants (yes, and bars) dreamed ... More >>
Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
Letters from the week of April 24, 2003
Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
Letters from the week of June 20, 2002
Coming to terms with the power of the Über Crooner
Since 1968, the followers of the Reverend Roger Rudin had let him run their lives. But after his sudden death last month, the stunned congregation discovered they'd been pawns in a cruel game of deceit, hypocrisy and kinky sex.
Haunting nonfiction Waco documents a cult above
With Latterday Speedwagon, Jesus Chrysler Supercar is born again
Liquor department director tries to close Tempe rap venue based on sex allegations that weren't prosecuted
Clients of deprogrammer Rick Ross call him a savior. Perhaps that's why people he's branded cult leaders want to crucify him.
Investigators check background of firefighter, repeatedly interview thosewho responded to wreck site
SURE, CONSTITUTIONALIST CRUSADER FRANK ELLENA IS LOUD AND OFFENSIVE. BUT IS THAT A FEDERAL OFFENSE?
DERAILED BY AZSCAM, DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVE MIKE CRUSA HAS WAGED HIS BEST CAMPAIGN YET---TO SALVAGE HIS OWN CAREER