Sometimes it seems like wishing for a band to be famous is just the most polite way imaginable of wishing for all of its members to lead miserable, unloved, unfulfilling lives. Rest assured that when our writers got together to talk about Phoenix bands who deserve to be famous none of us meant it th ... More >>
The Shins @ McDowell Mountain Music Festival at Margret T. Hance Park|3/22/13It's been 10 years since McDowell Mountain Music fest got started, and nine since Natalie Portman, as the prototypical "manic pixie dream girl" stated that The Shins would "change your life." In that time, McDowell Mountain ... More >>
One of the biggest drinking days of the year, New Year's Eve, is fast upon us. To us bartenders, the 31st is derided as the biggest amateur night of the year. Lots of people partake in potent potables at quantities they aren't used to drinking. The next morning, seemingly everyone you know ends up w ... More >>
Shantidas Contu-OwenShantidas Contu-Owen The local fashion designer was the winner of Project Ethos' VitaminWater Zero Fashionista Challenge. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Generally 96.9-FM. I'm not really loyal to any one statio ... More >>
Working for Katy Perry can be even more demanding than you might think, according to the Amplifier.Six pages of Katy Perry's long list of on-the-road requirements have leaked online, and she seems to be yet another big-headed celebrity who makes herself out to be a lot more important than she act ... More >>
A new commercial for Vitamin Water pairs up Steve Nash and "Barbra Streisand" by Duck Sauce, according to Prefix. What a winning combination.Keeping it classy by wearing a suit and tie to a party and then at a fancy restaurant, Steve Nash plays himself in the ad. There couldn't be a better, more ... More >>
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