The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food and going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night. Campers built incredible structu ... More >>
See also: A Tour Doc Reveals Katy Perry's Essential Katy Perry-ness See also: Katy Perry's 10 Best Looks and Lyrics See also: Five Totally Rad Things About Katy Perry Watching the trailer for Katy Perry's movie, Part of Me, raised a lot of questions: Why is this movie in 3D? Why does it exist? Why a ... More >>
In the introduction to his new book of essays, "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams" (University of Minnesota Press), Mark Dery lays out the foundation that shores up every one of these short, sharp, well-turned pieces: American Gothic, as epitomized by ... More >>
Last night the Phoenix Film Festival came to a close. Finishing out its 10th year, the fest decided to go out with a bang. The closing screening was of a new movie starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, James Caan, and Gabriel Macht titled Middle Men, which won't be released until August.While th ... More >>
Nonfiction continues its ascent on screen
The grass has got to be greener someplace else
They'll shake yours
Colonel Kreme and Staff Sergeant Jett dive-bomb Mardi Gras for the Mother of All Sadisco Battles
Or maybe you do
A remembrance of days in Phoenix with madman journalist Hunter S. Thompson
The First Fiction tour treats new authors like rock stars
D-Backs start another Gonzo season
No more room at the inn. Our Bunker of the Apocalypse has been filled.
Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?
One man travels through the best of what American music magazines offer -- and needs a shower
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
The Republic's getting more like the New York Times every day
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican
Author Neal Pollack returns to the Scottsdale of his existence and teams with Dave Eggers to take on Big Publishing
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
Zevon's older, but he can't get much wiser
From the week of February 2, 1999
Jane wins--now will she finally dump the Granny Hull act and spring into action?
Terry Gilliam plays a long shot in loopy Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas filmization
Law enforcement neophyte narrowly fails to make ballot; will continue write-in campaign against Arpaio
She was a dame with high-voltage looks and an eroticbook contract. Her name was Tiger. No last name. Just Tiger. And she was in trouble.
AUSTIN OUTLAW WALKER HITS THE ROAD. AGAIN.
HE'S SPENT HIS LIFE MAKING MUSIC FOR FUN. NOW HE'S ABOUT TO BECOME THE NEXT EVERYTHING.
VALLEY AUTHOR'S BIO OF HUNTER S. THOMPSON BEATS TWO OTHERS TO THE SHELVES