David Tyda Tyda is the owner of EATERAZ.com, Arizona BBQ Festival and Arizona Taco Festival. He invites you to Flavors of the West Sunday, Feburary 17. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I know it's not m ... More >>
Michael Turley, the alleged director of the terrorist hoax video starring his own nephew as a terrorist, is actually known as "Michael Giannantonio" in the world of professional film-making. If you're into hypnotism and magic, you may also know Turley as "Gianni."Turley was arrested last week after ... More >>
Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>
I'm in love with Monti Carlo. And if you've listened to her lighthearted patter on My 103.9 or seen her emoting on Master Chef or met her in person (in which case, she gave you a great big hug, guaranteed), you're probably in love with her too. See also: Local Restaurants Featured on Food Network's ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
Reality shows revolving around the lives of fill-in-the-blank wives are cable mainstays and ratings boons for networks like Bravo and Vh1. While the former pioneered the spousal genre with Real Housewives of Orange County back in 2006, Vh1 has since hopped on the wifey dramas bandwagon with skank ... More >>
Kholood EidJoe Chavez of Phoenix listening to music on his commute Friday morning on the Light Rail.These days, people are plugged in like The Matrix -- only they're plugged into their iPods, smart phones, and mp3 players rather than machines on an underground ship. Our detachment from the rea ... More >>
Canadian alt-pop twin sister duo Tegan and Sara have spoken out against Tyler the Creator of Odd Future in regards to his strong homophobia, according to NME.Odd Future's (OFWGKTA) Tyler the Creator commonly uses homophobic slurs, such as "faggot," and rape fantasies in his group's songs, as well ... More >>
Well, Thursday is finally upon us -- however, what could have been an entirely shitty day was made less so by the wonderful foresight of U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton and her injunctions on SB 1070. Gov. Brewer's evil army of mercenaries will have to wait until a decision is made on the ... More >>
Jokester eschews his living room for the stage
State and county budget cuts have forced the Coconino County Sheriff's Office to suspend the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program for students in the county's elementary schools.The D.A.R.E. program started nationally in 1983, and the CCSO has participated in the it for more than 20 years. ... More >>
Country cuz keeps talented troubadour on the raunchy side
We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever: Spy Cameras in Downtown Chandler Chase Off Employers of Day Laborers U ... More >>
Will there be balling at Arizona's 1st Annual Porn Star Ball? We can only hope. But one thing's for sure -- there will be boobs and booze aplenty (and some local hip-hop, too) at the February 11 hoedown (pun intended), set to steam up the windows at Babylon Showclub, 3613 East Van Buren.
Only rock 'n' roll?
What would J.C. play?
50 Cent wants to be an actor . . . but he's not
There is a pony in there somewhere
Letters from the week of October 23, 2003
Brad Pitt gets animated in a movie that's not -- not really
Antwone Fisher surely would make a great role model, says Antwone Fisher
New Times presents its first-ever Doofus and Darling Awards
Tim Burton monkeys around with an icon. But is it evolution?
Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates
From the week of March 1, 2001
Dee Dee Ramone doesn't wanna be sedated anymore
The call of karaoke pulls three pairs to the stage in likable Duets
Valley lab aims to catch adulterers with their dirty underpants down
October 29 - November 4, 1998
Classic children's story Dr. Dolittle deserves better than this misconceived mess
Our critic ventures to the Great White North, looking for the Worthy and Undistributed
The state's antitobacco ads get more nauseating--and popular--by the week