It's about 1:30 p.m., and the afternoon recess in the Jodi Arias trial has ended. Arias is back on the stand, having testified this morning about how she shot Travis Alexander on June 4, 2008, then drove to Utah to meet a guy she liked. She spent a few hours with him, made out, tried to "act normal ... More >>
Earlier this week we talked about McKenna Pope, a 13-year-old girl who launched an online petition for Hasbro to market their Easy-Bake Oven in a more gender neutral manner so it would appeal to her younger brother, Gavyn Boscio. Now Hasbro has addressed those concerns directly, inviting the family ... More >>
www.pinoytutorial.comBrian Masche and his littler of children.The father-in-law of one of the stars of the reality TV show Raising Sextuplets is defending his son-in-law after he was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and threatening domestic violence.In a twist, the father-in-law ... More >>
www.theonion.comOfficials at the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are pleading with authorities in Arizona to confiscate two giraffes that used belong to Michael Jackson but are now held at a wildlife preserve near Page. Lisa Wathne, the organization's "captive exotic-animal ... More >>
Ponzi-scheme king Bernie Madoff got the cuffs slapped on him today and a one-way ticket to the no-frills Manhattan Correctional Facility, after pleading guilty to 11 felony counts involving his $64 billion empire of fraud, which has bilked thousands of investors. The courtroom cheered as the judge s ... More >>
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: Arizona Republic Absent From List of 10 Newspaper Likely to Fold or Go ... More >>
We've been known to pull one over on the public before -- our spoof stories on Preserve A Life garnered fax orders for human taxidermy, and the Anna Nicole Smith secret love child story was picked up by major media outlets, including People, US Weekly, and TV's Inside Edition. But this time, we ... More >>
Know-it-all media the world over got punked by the latest New Times parody, and now (sigh . . .) its time to cop to the details.
A Royal pain: Tabloid talking head Royal Oakes Check this Friday, March 16 post from The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) concerning the Anna Nicole spoof and the somewhat preachy piece from the TV show that birthed Bill O'Reilly, Inside Edition: Phoenix New Times' Anna Nicol ... More >>
Jim Moret & moi: As you can see, Jimbo's dreading that drive to Sells. Now that the word's out that our wildly successful Anna Nicole Smith spoof was, um, a spoof, I can reveal the events of this Monday that resulted in Thursday's Inside Edition segment on yours truly and the story of ANS' Nat ... More >>
Corporations and governments can legally ignore photo tickets in the Valley, while the rest of us are expected to pay up -- or else
P-town's scratch-master sharpens his talons over Mayor Goober's crime stats, markers for dead cops and Jarrett Maupin's anti-N-word campaign
Stacey Beehler's doing the Terrible Twos. Times four.
For David Hans Schmidt, there's no business like ho business
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then tortures it to a slow death
Claudia DiFolco isn't really a ditz. She just plays one on TV.
New Age healer slays 'em--and plays 'em for all their worth