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  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Broken Bells - Marquee Theater - 4/10/2014

    There's a line from the LCD song "Drunk Girls" that resonated through Broken Bells' show last night at the Marquee Theater: "Drunk Girls know that love is an astronaut / It comes back but it's never the same." It was clear that the duo, consisting of The Shins' frontman James Mercer and producer Bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    10 Kanye West Songs Amazingly Not About Kanye West

    Kanye West’s “Bound 2” video is the kind of thing we would normally cover on this blog, but we didn’t, and here’s why: It’s completely unhinged. If Kanye West is a happy, sane person I don’t want to encourage him to continue making videos with the same viral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Water Buffalo and Donkey Found In South African Mystery Meat

    As if the horror across the pond concerning horse meat wasn't enough, a recent study has revealed that more than two-thirds of the processed meat in South Africa is contaminated with, well, a lot of things. Meat scientists who conducted the testing estimated that fully 68 percent of the processed me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Lucky Strike Lanes: Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: Lucky Strike Lanes, 50 West Jefferson Street Phoenix, 602-732-5490, See Also: - Best Bowling 2012: Let It Roll Bowl - New Gypsy Bar at Lucky Strike Brings Video Games and Dance Club Action to Cityscape - Dick's Hideaway: Happy Hour Report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    How To Make Damn Good Irish Coffee

    I'm a little sad that winter holiday merriment is coming to a close, but I'm secretly relieved. The constant revelry has taken its toll. I'm digging myself out from under a truckload of cookies. I've been breakfasting on leftover hors d'oeuvres for days. My housework backlog is a mile long because I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Ten Favorite Metro Phoenix Cookie Shops

    See Also: Ten Favorite Metro Phoenix Cupcakes For the last few years, the mighty cupcake has dominated the dessert world but we haven't forgotten about our old friend, the cookie. We love 'em in all shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors but these nine Valley bakeries (and one restaurant) are churning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Cardamom Chicken at Beaver Choice

    By nature, most spices have unique flavors that only lend well to specific styles of cuisine or types of ingredient. Take coffee, for example. When used as a seasoning, it works best with full-flavored meats like beef and pork, and it doesn't play well with vegetables. On the other hand are spices, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Do You Guys Remember Jamiroquai?

    Jamiroquai is one of those quintessential '90s pop-acts, but if you close your eyes and listen, the band sounds like its music could have been released any time between the '70s and now. The band's acid jazz/funk may sound pretty timeless, but the classic music video for "Virtual Insanity" is pure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Tumblr of the Week: Who is Bon Iver?

    ​Bon Iver is the new Arcade Fire of the Grammy Awards. In classic "Who is..." Tumblr fashion, a plethora of people have taken to the interwebs to express their disdain for Justin Vernon and co. because they won the Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album awards, simply because they had "never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Five Home Design Trends We're Excited to Try in 2012

    ​The best decor trends complement an already-established style. The worst decor trends make you want to gag every time you log on to Pinterest. 2011 brought great trends to interior design, like classic gold accents and salon-style walls -- decor choices that complement shabby-chic and Ikea-c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Herb 'N Flavors, Dr. Hummus' New Restaurant Now Open

    ​Farmers' market junkies know all about Dr. Hummus and his array of creative hummus, tapenade, and dip options. Saunter up to the booth, snag a pita chip, and nibble your flavor of choice. Try it before you buy it. ​(And you'll probably buy it, because Dr. Hummus has made his name making tasty d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Stax Burger Bistro: Happy Hour Report Card

    ​The Spot: Stax Burger Bistro, 4400 N. Scottsdale Road #12, Scottsdale, (480) 946-4222. The Hours: 3 to 6 p.m. daily The Details: The Stax happy hour is all about 3 hours of $3 deals. On the $3 menu: five choices of Stax mini-burgers, like Turkey and Beef; Baskets of Tots, ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    I Love This: IKEA Baking Book

    ​How do I get my hands on one of these? Forget about eye candy. IKEA's new 140-page coffee table book is chock-full of eye cookies. Hembakat är Bäst (which means "Homemade is Best") contains 30 recipes for classic Swedish cakes, biscuits, cookies, and other confections, presented ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Beaver Choice: Lunch $10 and Under

    Move over Ikea - there's a new Swedish meatball slinger in town. Beaver Choice, opened this month by a Swedish family from Stockholm by way of Canada, serves up Scandinavian classics in Tempe. Salads, pitas, wraps, sandwiches and quiche with a Swedish twist comprise the grab-and-go menu (that, regar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    All Dried Up At DBG, Crayfish Party, and Fried Egg Cake in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?"Dry It, You'll Like It"Dust off the Ronco and put it to work.Tomorrow night, learn everything you need to know about everybody's favorite subject, food dehydration, at the Desert Bot ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009
  • Culture

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Battle of the Sweet Potato Fries

    Stax Burger Bistro vs. Indulge Burgers & MoreGood sweet potato fries are not easy to find. Making them well is like successfully solving a complex equation whose variables include salt, oven temperature, fry grease and potato thickness. This week we check out two Scottsdale burger joints where s ... More >>

  • Film

    July 23, 2009
  • Culture

    May 15, 2008
  • Culture

    February 22, 2007

    Do Me

    Making a Collective Gesture

  • Film

    November 9, 2006

    Anchor Man?

    Playing against type, Will Ferrell can’t quite ground this artificially whimsical romantic comedy

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006

    Heaven Can Wait

    And Hell looks mighty familiar

  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Fear Factor

    Two serial murderers loom among us. Inside the case of the Baseline Killer's first Phoenix victim

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    Off the Reservation

    If you think the Heard Museum is all about dusty old pots and Indian blankets, you haven't been there lately

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Bollywood Dreams

    What's a white girl like Samantha Riggs doing in a sari?

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Quiet Riot

    Rockin' the house but shying from the spotlight, DJ Element is the Valley's no-flash grandmaster

  • Calendar

    August 31, 2000

    The Spoof That Dreams Are Made Of

    The first rule of Film Club is you don't talk about Film Club

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Zip Cad

    Creepy postman delivers a near letter-perfect Junk Mail