In the name of science, we now know what kind of porn people from Arizona are into.The website PornHub released the top-three search terms used on the website, as well as the average duration of a visit to the website, all broken down by state.
This summer I took a trip of epic proportions, leaving the hot, sweltering desert for the cool, mosquito-filled vastness of Alaska and points north. I saw amazing sights--bears, whales, glaciers, rain forests, rivers two miles wide, etc.--before school forced my return to this urban existence. All ... More >>
Touring for any musician can be a difficult challenge. That challenge is multiplied for singer-songwriter Poeina Suddarth. Currently on her Trains, Planes and Automobiles tour supporting Poeina, she relies on the ridesharing kindness of fans, strangers and truckers to get her from gig to gig since h ... More >>
This Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, folks in Gilbert will be waking up to a new bakery in town. See also: - New Breakfast Spot, Snooze AM Eatery, Coming to Central Phoenix - Scottsdale's Pomo Pizzeria Moving to Downtown Phoenix Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, a Utah-based franchise specializing in European ... More >>
Witch Mountain @ Yucca Tap Room|11/12/12I've always felt troubled by the psychological exercise of word association, that each response would reveal some flawed abnormality about my character. If you were to say doom metal in such an exercise, my response would most likely be "relaxation" or "easy ... More >>
Since 2010 New Hampshire-bred metal band Vattnet Viskar has adroitly melded all sorts of metal: sludge, atmospheric, black, and the mixtures has impressed crowds in dark, dingy venues all over the country. Two EPs deep and their debut full-length album in the works through Century Media Records, V ... More >>
Ring the bell, it's time for Last Call, where JK Grence, bartender at Shady's, serves up booze advice and recipes. Got a burning question for your bartender? Leave it in the comments and it might be answered in a future column. The other day, someone emailed me an excellent question. Namely: What ... More >>
Dream Big, the latest album from cocky Phoenix rapper Futuristic, hits every style one would hope to get from a hip-hop album. There's club-ready anthems, smooth R&B ballads, and even some laid-back boom-bap, with Futuristic laughing between boisterous rhymes.
Ogden's Own Distillery, based in Utah, has been making some big news lately after one of its products -- Five Wives Vodka -- was banned from being sold in Idaho by the state's liquor division.In a letter to the company's distributor in Idaho, the liquor board wrote that its members felt the concept ... More >>
On the heels of the news that Sprouts Farmers Market will merge with competitor Sunflower Farmers Market, a new grocery store is preparing to further shake up the Valley's competitive supermarket scene. WinCo, the employee-owned, no-frills discount supermarket based in Boise, Idaho, has announced i ... More >>
Bye-bye Rumbi's, hello Inca's. Rumbi's Island Grill, part of a chain in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Arizona, has said, "aloha" to its location in the Scottsdale Promenade (next to Subway and Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen), and will soon be a second home for Inca's Peruvian Cuisine ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBoise, IdahoWell folks, this last post is kind of a sad one. The two local bands on the Las Vegas show dropped out at the lat minute, which forced the promoter to cancel Out of Reverie's last scheduled date. We kicked around a few options and Darian Reneé (the singer of S ... More >>
But most of the day was spent trying to pass the time. Griffin and Teran spent most of the day at the mechanic while the rest of us tried to find last minute shows.
LadylikeIf you happen to check out local pop band Ladylike when they play Scottsdale's Rogue Bar Saturday, July 30 with The Vanjacks, you'll hear their song, "'Do It to Death". It's an upbeat, catchy little ditty with a singalong chorus -- sharing those qualities with most of the band's songs.Tho ... More >>
The fried chips (top, right) are bigger -- but are they better? Ridged. Fried. Kettle cut. Baked. What seems like a simple, easy snack -- the classic potato chip -- is now found in supermarkets in a gazillion combinations of flavor, texture and cooking method. While it'd be easy to grab a few bag ... More >>
According to the Arizona Department of Agriculture, the horse herpes that have plagued Arizona equine for over a month has been contained.In mid-May, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced that an Arizona horse tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus.
www.paperbackswap.comOver the past few weeks, the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has researched and cataloged an index of its clergymen accused of sexually abusing kids, and now it's now releasing their identities to the public. Spearheaded by Bishop Thomas Olmsted, the Catholic Diocese of Phoe ... More >>
A horse in Arizona does.An outbreak of horse herpes has forced the closure of a Queen Creek Park.Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre will be closed through at least June 2 to prevent the spread of the horse herpes, which is currently spreading throughout the Southwest.
www.cornell.eduSlutCody Beck is a 19-year-old college student from Prescott who we wrote about last year in regards to his sexual attraction to horses -- and he better start wrappin' it up; horse herpes has hit Arizona.The Arizona Department of Health Services just announced that an Arizona ... More >>
"Who can take a rainbow, wrap it in a sigh, soak it in the sun and make a groovy lemon pie?" Up until two years ago when Georganne Bryant opened her colorful retro candy boutique, Smeeks, no one in Phoenix could. Seems Bryant started a trend. Up popped Sweets and Beats (now defunct), ... More >>
Casa Grande gets fancy with SMS technology
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is about to land on your dinner plate, not your rooftop.It wasn't enough to eat the Easter Bunny. Now Caffe Boa chef Payton Curry is ready to cook Rudolph for Christmas dinner.That's right, he'll be serving a six-course holiday tasting menu featuring caribou -- a.k. ... More >>
Built To Spill Marquee Theatre, Tempe Tuesday, October 26, 2010 Built To Spill's Tuesday show at Marquee Theatre was one for the die-hards. While the hips kids paid upwards of $100 to watch Damon Albarn's Gorillaz cartoon/art-rap spectacular down the theater formerly known as Dodge, a crustier s ... More >>
A new place to get frozen treats is always welcome this time of year. There's a "coming soon" sign up for an ice cream spot called 32 Degrees in the Arcadia Town Center at 4730 E. Indian School Rd. But according to the building permit issued by the city's Development Se ... More >>
Police in Gooding County, Idaho, arrested two men suspected of murdering a man and assaulting another in Aguila, an unincorporated section of Maricopa County last week.It wasn't all that difficult tracking the men down, either, police say. They turned themselves in.Corey Ainsile, 25, and Quin ... More >>
Looking for the latest in tasty television? Need to know the need-to-watch episodes of your favorite foodie shows? Chow Bella is here to help. We're reviewing the most delectable and dreadful with a handy, must-see schedule so you won't miss a thing. If there's one thing we need to get our hearts ... More >>
A California man tried to drive through the international border at Naco last week with about 13 pounds of liquid meth in his pickup's windshield washer reservoir. The find is part of an ongoing trend in the world of illegal drugs to package methamphetamine in ways that make smuggling easier and gi ... More >>
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Native Americans shoot hoops at AWA
New York hip-hop spins in Tempe
The Salt Cellar
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The Salt Cellar
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Artist Roger Shimomura plays historian and reporter with cartoonish impressions of life in an internment camp
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Well-intentioned but wispy, Native American-produced Smoke Signals sends garbled message