Family Guy fans are no doubt familiar with Consuela, the Griffin family's dutiful Mexican housekeeper.
And Family Guy creators are clearly familiar with Arizona and its anti-immigrant reputation.
In last night's Valentine's Day episode, watched by millions of people across the country, they took ... More >>
It's been a weird couple of weeks in the world of music-meets-advertising. Between Andrew W.K.'s announcement to speak at a My Little Pony convention and KISS' licensing deal with Family Guy, it's been pretty damn weird indeed. But think about it: a hard-partying My Little Pony would look great sit ... More >>
Not really. Drew kinda seems like the white wine swilling type. Actress, producer, director, Covergirl, Playboy model, Drew Barrymore, known for her role in movie classics such as E.T., Firestarter, Boys on the Side, 50 First Dates, and as Brian the Dog's girlfriend on the animated tel ... More >>
It's kinda tough to be a stand-up comic from Arizona. No matter how successful and funny you might be, you'll always have to measure up the king of locally grown comedians, David Spade. Pablo Francisco, however, has done his best at giving the former Saturday Night Live performer a run for h ... More >>
I really wanted to drop some Randy Newman jams on KWSS this morning, but alas, time didn't permit. Newman will be in town this weekend, doing a two-night stand at the Biltmore. If you are only familiar with his soundtrack work -- or know him as simply as the butt of a Family Guy joke -- you're mi ... More >>
Artist: The Parting Gifts
Title: Strychnine Dandelions
Release date: November 9
Label: In the Red
Last week, I didn't have many good things to say about the new record from Kanye West. This morning, a white co-worker walked into my office and said, "I read what you said about Kanye West. Whe ... More >>
Payson Police Department
Police say Dale Graham, 94, molested at least two children.We didn't think a story about a 94-year-old man roaming around a trailer park allegedly feelin' up kids could get any more bizarre, but guess what, it just did.
We spoke to Payson police Chi ... More >>
Family Guy fans may find 94-year-old Dale Graham to be a case of life imitating art.A Payson man, born the same year the United States entered World War I, has been arrested for allegedly molesting several children in a Payson trailer park, Payson Police Chief Donald Eng ... More >>
Phoenix's best theater is getting a little more use: Arrested Development star David Cross will perform at downtown's beloved Orpheum Theatre on September 23.Cross is best known for his role as Tobias Funk on the Emmy winning Fox comedy, but began is career performing stand-up in his hometown of Atl ... More >>
"For Your General Bliss" by Rebekah Bogard.The miserably single Lilia Menconi of a year ago would have had a lot to say about an art show called "The Trouble with Boys and Girls". I'm inclined to assume that the under-sexed and over-exercised version of me would certainly have bored her readers with ... More >>
Is it just me, or is MacEachern looking more and more like the old dood from Family Guy these days?Here's a big surprise, the Republic's lead curmudgeon Doug "Mossback" MacEachern doesn't like it that the New York Times recently labeled Cactus Country a "State of Fear," due to our loss of Janet Napo ... More >>