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  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Step Inside the Dark World of Primus & the Chocolate Factory

    Everyone loves chocolate--some more than others. Les Claypool, the mad genius behind Primus has taken his love of chocolate and churned it into a new album, Primus and the Chocolate Factory. Inspired as a child by the Gene Wilder cinematic portrayal of Roald Dahl's book, Willie Wonka and the Chocol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Before we go on to the picks for this week, let's reflect on the events of this past weekend. Phoenix hosted Dias de la Crescent, a massive outdoor festival that walled off Civic Space Park and attracted thousands (one estimate said 3,500) people of all ages and walks of life, and the bands that dr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    MJ Coe Dishes on His Love of Wonderbread and Baking to the Willy Wonka Soundtrack

    This is part two of our interview with MJ Coe, the bread and butter behind MJ Bread and creative genius behind the wood-fired creations at Federal Pizza. To find out the weirdest thing that MJ ate (or rather, couldn't eat) and where his hatred of Cupcake Wars stems from, check out part one of the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: This Is The Coop​From hip-hop to rock and everything in between, we sure do have a mighty big collection of musical talent that hails from Phoenix.One of our most notable local musicians is the king of shock rock, Alice Cooper. We may know him as a radio DJ, celebrity golfer, and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Why the Huffington Post Needs to Get Over Chip Saltsman and "Barack the Magic Negro"

    Is Barack really "the magic negro"? Considering the state of the economy, let's hope so. The liberal political correctness posse over at the Huffington Post is doing backflips of fake outrage over RNC Chairman hopeful Chip Saltsman's sending out a humor CD to Republican committee members -- one that ... More >>

  • Film

    December 29, 2005

    Springtime for Mel

    Flawed, but better than the original

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005
  • Dining

    September 8, 2005

    The View From Vu

    Great American nouvelle

  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Bad News

    One more awful remake strikes out

  • Film

    July 14, 2005

    Chocolate Kisses

    Wonka just got weirder

  • Culture

    June 2, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise

  • Dining

    May 26, 2005


    Pizza guy gets lucky

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Hitler Hilarity

    Believe the hype. The Producers -- even in its touring incarnation -- is spectacular theater.

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001

    An Eventful Life

    Career brought man in touch with the great and near-great

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Richard Pryor

    ... And It's Deep, Too! The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (1968-1992) (Warner Archives)

  • Music

    December 12, 1996
  • Film

    August 29, 1996

    Candied Camera

    Willy Wonka's dark chocolate still tasty at 25

  • Calendar

    August 29, 1996