One of the true hardships that we face as a nation is the omnipresent problem of being surrounded by booze and stimulating foods. In the comforts of your own home, you may be able to curb your pizza roll addiction into having just a civilized cup of tomato soup. At the Gathering of the Juggalos, you ... More >>
On which day of the year does one-third of all Americans visit a restaurant? If you guessed Mother's Day, often referred to as the busiest day in the restaurant biz, you're wrong. Valentine's Day is the holiday that draws out the diners, so if you're planning a fancy date night with your special som ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
This may be incredibly hard to believe, but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has planned a publicity stunt.Yes, the man who dresses inmates in pink underwear, has provided those inmates with an Elvis impersonator, has allowed female inmates to throw panties in the jail, holds inmate coloring conte ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio doesn't want to be called the (obviously self-proclaimed) "toughest" sheriff in America anymore, he wants to be called the "oldest" sheriff in America.See also:-Joe Arpaio Wants to Be Called America's "Oldest" Sheriff, Instead of "Toughest"
We have probably moved past the point in which reasoned debate will enter the furor over pink slime, but some people are going to try. Chef Dan Moody, who has cooked at Posh and visits the Valley frequently, wrote a post on his blog defending the merits of pink slime in the broader context of feedi ... More >>
Look away! Look away! Every day, I cringe. Every day, I gag. Every day on Pinterest is another opportunity to witness atrocious food pins, indications that our society is crumbling around its very foundation. True, I've scored some great ideas and recipes on the site, but more times than not, I ... More >>
Foodies, rejoice! There's another book about food that has nothing to do with dieting or food deprivation (no offense, Skinny Bitch). Clinical psychologist and author Leslie Landis would rather have you laughing at calories than counting them. Landis will sign her book The Ar ... More >>
LocoRoco is the perfect one-night stand
Chuey and Cap'n Mike find infamy spinning Wednesday night's Wheel of Fear Factor at Giligin's
Two teens are murdered, as violence escalates at West Valley house parties. Some blame party-crew rivalry
The bi-Lindsay Lohan and her Volkswagen-size pal stop by Shady's for a loungeapalooza
Outraged citizens hold Mexicans at gunpoint in a church. Andy Thomas applauds such vigilantism as patriotic -- again
Bikes, beer and bikinis for a good cause
Dr. Atkins you've no earthly idea what you're missing
Our cafe critic goes Italian under America West Arena
Craving comfort cuisine? Gotta have Soul in the Hole.
Boomers should look kindly on the medical marijuana measure
Taken with the holiday spirit, Trashman gives thanks for the good things in life.
A mining company mucks out its own mess at Pinto Creek
A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997