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Four Loko

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    October 9, 2014

    10 Pumpkin Spice Items: Real or Fake?

    With the popularity of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte, companies in every field are trying to cash in on the seasonal flavor. Of course, not every pumpkin spice product you see on the internet is actually being produced, some are just photoshop hoaxes. See if you can guess which are actual products ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2014
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    March 6, 2014

    14 Local Bands/Artists You Need to Hear in 2014: The Complete List

    It's 2014 and high time you got some new music into your playlist -- seriously. It'll help that Phoenix's music scene has plenty of fresh jams and brand-new tunes to offer, as there's an overflow of gifted and prolific musicians cranking out sounds. Since many local acts will make waves, turn heads ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Treasure Mammal Celebrates A Decade Of Loosening Inhibitions

    "You can't 3D print Obamacare, it's too beautiful." This is one of the things you could overhear at a Treasure Mammal practice. It's what they're talking about at the moment, but the subject may shift to the "rap-rock vortex", Juggalos, Bud Lite Lime, or bro-culture. It's part of the consciousness ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    Bryan Teague Got Off Easy in 2011 Firearms Case, Started 5,220-Acre Fire in Tonto Forest Months Later

    Bryan Teague of Peoria, the suspect in a 5,220-acre wildland fire east of the Valley in August, has been thrown in prison several times for his persistent drinking and driving since 2000. Being a prohibited possessor, he wasn't allowed to own or carry a firearm when he wandered around 29th Avenue a ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    Arizona's Dumbest Alleged Criminals of 2012 (Thus Far...)

    In the past few weeks, we've ranked the dumbest moments of two of Arizona's most trusted elected officials, Governor Jan Brewer and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. We decided to give the politicians a break this week and rank the dumbest moments of individuals who we'd actually expect to have really stupid mome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Sergio Velderrain Told Cops He Chugged Some Four Lokos and Peed in the Toilet. By "Toilet," He Meant He Peed on a Baby

    ​Sergio Velderrain has an excuse for peeing on his 4-month-old kid early Sunday morning -- he could've sworn the baby was a toilet.The kid's mom says that's not exactly how she remembered it happening, but they're both agreeing that Velderrain, 31, peed on a baby.According to court documents obtai ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    Five Beers and Their Musical Pairings

    ​As Munich's 17-day slosh-a-palooza wrapped up yesterday, it left us feeling a little empty. We didn't celebrate Oktoberfest the proper way -- by getting shithoused in lederhosen and violently gesturing toward the breasts of a beer wench with a full mug of god's greatest nectar, all while listenin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Deadmau5 Guest Stars on Epic Mealtime

    Epic Meal TimeDeadmau5 on Epic Meal Time? That's some next level shit!​"What's Havarti again?" Deadmau5, Canadian-based DJ and producer known throughout the world for his tasty, electronic beats, asks the question standing in a super market with an oversized, metallic mouse head where his huma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    AZ Attorney General Tom Horne "Blasts" New Malt Beverage From Pabst Brewing

    Blast By Colt 45, a drink 17 attorney generals consider tantamount to binge-drinking in a can. ​Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is down to party so long as binge-drinking isn't involved. Along with 16 more attorney generals from around the country, Mr. Horne made this message clear today ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    March 11, 2011

    Epic Meal Time Makes Paula Deen Look Like a Health Nut

    Epic Meal Time Epic Meal Time host Harley Morenstein got drunk and now he's enjoying a bowl of meat. ​In a world where chefs are attacked for simply serving foir gras, being a carnivore can be a difficult proposition. Meatless Mondays? It's bad enough the economy is going down the tubes wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    2010 Redux: Bottom of the Barrel

    Erica O'Neil Wink, a flirty little wine that exceeds its three buck price point. Which other bargain wines made the cut?In the spirit of tying up loose ends, we're recapping some of our favorite food-related finds of the year. We've already recapped the Best Books, Battle of the Dishes, Jus ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    Four Loko Watermelon: Now We Get It

    Flickr- nick.fisher Adios, Four Loko. Drink 'em if you got 'em. ​Anyone who has searched the couch cushions for a handful of change knows that boozing on an extreme budget can be a risky proposition. To help you decide how to spend that meager pile of pennies, we've scraped the Bottom of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Dec. 6 In Blogs: Crafting, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Four Loko, and Andrew Thomas

    ​​​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:

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    November 22, 2010

    Four Loko Lemon-Lime

    ​When we heard that Four Loko "alcoholic energy drinks" were being called "blackout in a can" and that the FDA recently banned their current formulas, we decided we had to try it.Phusion Projects, the company that makes Four Loko, has announced it will remove caffeine, taurine, and guarana fr ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Nov. 17 In Blogs: PodCampAZ, Mini Mansions, Head Cheese, and Four Loko

    ​​​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:

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    November 17, 2010

    Four Loko, a.k.a. "Blackout in a Can," Likely to be Banned by FDA. Learn How to Make Your Own Right Here

    "Blackout in a can"​The booze-filled caffeine drink police believe a 19-year-old Mesa woman was slurpin' down prior to wrecking her car over the weekend is likely to be banned by the Food and Drug Administration later today. But not to worry: we've tracked down a recipe for a bootleg version of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Four Loko, a.k.a. "Blackout in a Can," Believed Responsible for Teen Car Wreck

    www.thetowerlight.com"Blackout in a can"​A booze-infused caffeine drink, commonly known as "blackout in a can," is believed to be responsible for a car wreck in Mesa on Sunday, where a 19-year-old girl crashed her car into a tree after a night of drinking.Lanae Cummings, 19, told police she had be ... More >>

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