A blonde musician sporting purple eyeliner and a leopard print jacket stares directly into the lens and asks the camera operator, "What are you trying to do? Get a snapshot into Sheffield life? The hopes and dreams of the common man?" The Sheffield he is referring to is the city in England where the ... More >>
Gyros may not be the most beautiful, photogenic food, but nothing sends more happiness to our hearts and grumbles to our bellies than a moist, slightly crisp pile of meat on a warm pita that has been slathered with tzatziki. Both gyro places featured today boasted stints in Chicago, before landing ... More >>
Conspiracy theories are my comfort food. After all, all a conspiracy is "the action of plotting or conspiring," and not just about tin-foil hats and Reptillians. When Reagan's cronies illegally sold weapons to Iran in the Iran-Contra Scandal, that was a conspiracy. When the CIA sold crack to kids in ... More >>
It's safe. You can come out now. It's September. And while temperatures may still hover uncomfortably for a bit, we feel fall in the air -- and that means outdoor festivals with lots to eat and drink. So get out your calendar (or your smart phone) and jot down the dates for these must-do events. And ... More >>
Labeled "Greek" but advertising discount pizzas, the exterior of Posidon Greek Restaurant & Market does not inspire confidence. Every town has a handful of sketchy restaurants. Often it's the joints that look the most questionable that hold the secrets of culinary enlightenment. Then ag ... More >>
On Monday, October 10, British songwriter and psychedelic legend Donovan (born Donovan Philips Leitch) visited the Musical Instrument Museum, strolling around the exhibits and conducting interviews with writers about the history of music and education. Speaking with Donovan was really something ... More >>
thehoop.blogspot.com Josh ChildressAfter days of speculation and rumors, Josh Childress is officially a Phoenix Sun. The deal is a sign-and-trade with the Atlanta Hawks, who receive Phoenix's 2012 second-round draft pick. Childress, who played four seasons with the Hawks from 2004-08, has ... More >>
nba.com Hedo TurkogluWell, it looks like the Phoenix Suns aren't taking the loss of Amar'e Stoudemire too hard. The word around the NBA, according to the Arizona Republic, is that the Suns are close to acquiring Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress in separate deals. If these deals happen, th ... More >>
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. At least nobody died
In an monster-length interview that took place (on August 15th) shortly before the D-Low memorial concert, former Sacred Reich guitarist Wiley Arnett spoke at length with New Times correspondent (and avowed Sacred Reich fan) Saby Reyes-Kulkarni about the band’s heyday, as well as his new ... More >>
The Love Me Nots are the hardest-working side project in town
Ronald McDonald is going for the gold. Sort of.
Blues expatriate Louisiana Red finds a home, and an audience, in Germany
A volcanic cinder cone near Flagstaff will soon become one of the world's most significant pieces of environmental art
U.S. Serbs take to the streets to protest the bombing
THE FORMER OAKLAND A'S PITCHER GOT ENTANGLED IN THE THEFT OF A MILLION-DOLLAR PICASSO. EXCEPT IT WASN'T A PICASSO.
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TAKE HEART, AMERICA. THE COUNTRY'S "MOST ROMANTIC COUPLE" LAYS IT ON THE LINE.