Not all signs of the record biz's struggle for life are depressing. Thanks to EMI's $1.9 billion merger with Universal Music Group, a few things will get shaken up, including a chance the wretched informercial sludge Now That's What I Call Music! series will be put six feet under.
Peep Prince Poppycock in person
www.babble.comWill Sarah Palin be coming to the Valley to promote her new book? You betchya! On December 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the former GOP vice-presidential candidate will be at the Costco in Tempe to promote her new tell-all, Going Rogue. Palin began her book tour on Oprah y ... More >>
Richard Mulligan, former director of economic development for the city of ChandlerIt seems the only thing separating Richard Mulligan, Chandler's former director of economic development, from the dysfunctional hillbillies gracing the Jerry Springer Show is the number of teeth in h ... 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: U.S. Deserter's Iraq Story in Photos Trent Franks, Joe Arpaio and the ... More >>
Though questions remain, the autopsy report is in on the onetime Broadway actor, country-western singer, and ultimately, full time diaper-wearer William "Baby Man" Windsor, who was discovered dead in his Phoenix home on January 30. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office determined&n ... More >>
You might say he's gone to that Big Crib in the Sky. William Windsor, better known to Phoenicians as "Baby Man," has sucked his last pacifier. According to Phoenix police, Windsor -- a former country-western singer, Broadway actor, heir to the Popular Mechanics fortune, and full-time adult baby/diap ... More >>
Costume designer Randall Christensen has dressed some very famous people throughout his career. Since 1985, he's tailored for stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, R&B singer Toni Braxton, actress Susan Lucci, and *NYSYNC member Lance Bass. He's been the sole costume designer for the popul ... More >>
NCT teams face off in Mesa
Anna wowed 'em in Lord of the Rings... Expect it to look like The Best of Jerry Springer down at City Hall Thursday morn, as anti-Hispanic Hispanic Anna Gaines and a pack of her nativist 'tard buds will be holding a press-conference at 9 AM to announce their intent to gather sigs for a recall of Ph ... More >>
No more Mr. Nice Gardeners: The feathered fiend on Mayor Phil's idiot stammerings after the big undocumented-workers' march
A stylus assault at Old Brickhouse
Spanks for the memories
Lane-lubbers, kingpins and strike-aholics converge on AMF Tempe for Xtreme Bowling
In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people
Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
George Clooney impressively toys with the twisted delusions of a game-show producer
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Storytelling continues Todd Solondz's bluster of sex, rage and insanity
Criminal cheerleaders in Sugar & Spice give audience a rah deal
Marketing to kids is a waste of excellent 'Almost Warm and Fuzzy'
From the Week of July 27, 2000
Witty dialogue, driving music keep Human Traffic jammin'
Southern Arizona's wrestling circuit grabs small-town fans
Let's have a look at John McCain's military personnel file
It's the Media Violence, Stupid
Doin' the town with a porn queen, a record weasel and a big bong
Will patrons sit still for 12 hours of performance art?
Playing by Heart talked to death by romance language
Rollicking Ringmaster offers revealing peek inside Springer's TV tent
Arizona Theatre Company lights up O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night
Inspired performances, direction redeem vapid material
October 29 - November 4, 1998
Is The Truman Show just another summer rerun?
Tempe pranksters crash seven talk shows--and live to gab again