A wise man (Homer Simpson) once said, "To alcohol! The cause of and solution to all of life's problems."
And if the problem happens to be how to raise brain cancer awareness, then the Beer for Brains RAREaffair has glasses full of the solution.
From 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, November 10, Bee ... More >>
Homer Simpson sold his soul to the devil for one, 30 Rock's Liz Lemon loves putting them in the microwave, and on the first Friday of June each year, we celebrate their very existence. It's the doughnut. While readily available at bakeries and shops, snatching one up at a Valley restaurant is a bit ... More >>
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants.
So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
Weird Al Yankovic
Sunday, August 5, 2012
"He who is tired of Weird Al is tired of life." -- Homer Simpson
If some massive holocaust does, in fact, bring about Armageddon at the end of December, there are a few things that are guaranteed to survive the ginormous conflagration: Cock ... More >>
See also: Miniature Tigers Get Sexy @ Crescent Ballroom
We've documented the fact that Miniature Tigers' new album, Mia Pharaoh has no shortage of totally sexy songs. The group's latest video, "Sex on the Regular" furthers the vibe, featuring a fox lady with a singing vagina.
You know, because no ... More >>
In what is clearly a plan for COMPLETE WORLD DOMINATION, Dunkin' Donuts, the international chain of sub-par doughnuts and muffins, horrible breakfast sandwiches, and deliciously sweet coffee I'd eat a box of sub-par doughnuts for, announced this month that it will be doubling the number of its U. ... More >>
Martin CizmarThe Doughnuts, clockwise: chocolate cake, ricotta fritter, beignet, strawberry filled.It's an idea so obvious it's surprising it hasn't been done before: beer with donuts.Though someone somewhere has probably tried it (maybe Paul Westerberg?) Mesa's Il Vanaio took the pairing of micr ... More >>
SXSW: Japan Nite
There was no shortage of variety to the musical stylings presented at this year's SXSW Music Conference, but you'd be hard-pressed to find more genres represented at a single showcase outside of Japan Nite at Austin's Elysium venue. Featuring the likes of Omodaka, Okamoto's, ... More >>
Doug Thompson, Jenny Gulley and Jamie Jackson: Three actors who are not cast members of the tour that's stopping here. But you get the idea.Kansas City-based Theater League presents in just seven U.S. cities, so it's always felt kind of like Phoenix's own little Shubert Organizat ... More >>
NBA No. 1 Derrick Rose makes his US Airways debut.
From the January 26, 2009, morning paper: "Leading by as many as 16 in the first quarter and shooting 57.6 percent through three quarters, the team collapsed down the stretch by shooting 8-for-29."
The quote isn't about one of t ... More >>
Robert Brandon Martinez
Things I witnessed while waiting nearly two hours for Lil Wayne to perform at US Airways Center on Wednesday night:
An impromptu routine by all of opener T-Pain's assortment of dancers, including two midgets, a fire-eating contortionist, two dudes with their faces painted lik ... More >>