This is a photograph of President George W. Bush and Governor Jan Brewer, in which Bush is giving Brewer a little smooch, and Brewer's not shoving her finger in his face.
Punk bands have a tendency of burning out long before fading away. Pittsburgh's Anti-Flag has proven an exception to the rule; the band has been writing politically-charged punk and touring relentlessly for the better part of 20 years. "I really love the old records," says vocalist/guitarist Just ... More >>
Can Carmona beat Jeff Flake? Seems a better bet than Don Bivens, at least...According to a new survey by the North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling, Arizona Democrats might actually have a shot at beating Republican golden-boy Congressman Jeff Flake in the 2012 race to replace U.S. Senator Jon K ... More >>
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The fun comes about 53 seconds in The lefty blog Political Correction is pimping this video of Arizona Congressman Trent "Hoof-in-Gob" Franks on the House floor warning the American public of the "ideological commitment of this administration to weaken America." Thing is, as dumb as that statement ... More >>
Weezy is finally a free man, according to Pitchfork.Lil Wayne, whose real name is Wayne Carter, was imprisoned at New York City's Riker's Island for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in Manhattan in 2009. He pleaded guilty when he was charged.He was only required to serve eight months of his ye ... More >>
Ed Begley, Jr. disowns his past troofer connections, while discussing Van Jones' political seppuku Eight years following the 9/11 attacks, with a new president under our belts, all lefties still clinging to the conspiranoid fantasy that "9/11 was an inside job," need to either do full mea culpas a ... More >>
Today, the torch passes to a new generation. But some will never forget certain meals enjoyed during the Bush Administration. On October 13, 2004, in an act some might consider tantamount to cannibalism (shame on you), President George Walker Bush dined on turkey-stuffed enchiladas at Dick's Hideaw ... More >>
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Initial reports of less-than-stellar voter turnout in the November 4 election brought cries of frustration from some officials: "It's extremely disappointing to me," Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell told the East Valley Tribune. "We work very hard for this. I think it went smoothly, but I just ... More >>
Outspoken punk icon speaks out
Nonfiction continues its ascent on screen
Another sequel, another chance for Rocky to persevere for America
Pop quiz. Whos Arizonas other U.S. senator? Heres a clue: He makes Dubya look like a liberal
Which act deserves your entertainment dollar this week?
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
Letters from the week of November 25, 2004
Alwun House exhibit houses horrifying political art
Can the Maricopa County Elections Department ensure the accuracy of early voting? Hell No!
ASU's museum cut anti-Bush art from its upcoming political exhibition -- for purely political reasons.
Letters from the week of December 25, 2003
Local poster boys for gay marriage want it all
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
to attack pop culture
A new federal law aimed at raves may put promoters of all music on the defensive
When does stage banter spell doom for open country discourse? And why?
No more room at the inn. Our Bunker of the Apocalypse has been filled.
The Big Ka-Boom, Part One (Alternative Tentacles)
Too-trendy trio eschews substance, favors fashion
Good ol'boys will be well-fed boys at California camp for the rich and the powerful
On the date of America's worst emergency, did the media meet the challenge?
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched . . . and watched
Who's angling for what, and against whom
A conversation in Purgatory