The nativists are a parasitic lot. They gloat when someone is murdered by an "illegal immigrant," or any kind of immigrant, actually. In the Boston bombings, they made a feast of the two brothers, the alleged terrorists: one a naturalized U.S. citizen, the other granted asylum. Suddenly, the brot ... More >>
Clint KirkIt's not unusual to be an 18-year-old kid in a rock 'n' roll band, playing all-ages shows and house parties while still learning exactly what to do with that stringed thing in your hands. It's less common to be an 18-year-old in a band that's huge in Europe, and get whisked away to tou ... More >>
We spent an abundance of time last week around the local high school football scene. First, of course, was the publication of "Friday Night Frights" (still on the newstands for a few more days, and available here for a lot longer than that), about the trials and tribulations of ... More >>
Last Friday morning, Channel 3 went to Cesar Chavez High School out in Laveen to air bits of an indoor pep rally for the school's fine football team. The on-air talent handed her microphone to head Coach Jim Rattay, who tried his best (keep your day job as long as they let you, co ... More >>
www.jamesray.com "Spiritual Warrior" and sweat lodge organizer James Ray. The "Spiritual Warrior" who hosted last week's tragic $10,000 sweat lodge getaway, apparently didn't want people to see some of the "tweets" he posted on his Twitter page during the two-hour sweat fest.
Sometimes you just need to see a little live music on a Friday night, and without much on the concert schedule this weekend (The Music of Led Zeppelin - A Rock Symphony! Smashmouth!) I found myself at Chyro Arts in Scottsdale to see San Diego's Long Live Logos. Turns out, they played a delighful set ... More >>
Jim Jones has canceled his show scheduled for the Marquee Theatre on Friday, Jan. 16. No reason was given and we haven't even seen a press release yet, but we caught it on Lucky Man's site. Also, Jones doesn't have concert dates on his MySpace or the DipSet site, so no idea if this is an isolated ca ... More >>
Reaching back to a better year with The Bicentennial
Comedy Central's American Body Shop is straight out of Phoenix -- and Sam Greene's head
I Am Jim Jones
Two-for-one cocktails and more male hotties than a Chippendales cattle call can only mean one thing: Wednesday night at BS West
Our Beelzebubbas hang with a fire-eater and girl band Hell on Heels at the Emerald Lounge
The guy behind the high octane, glow-in-the-dark energy drink Liquid X is working overtime to create a buzz - in the market, and in your brain.
Six-figure campaigns, questionable addresses and church politics cloud justice court races
Haunting nonfiction Waco documents a cult above
Danny Wilcox, the Tolleson area's elected constable, hasn't been to work since November
EVICTIONS, SUBPOENAS, REPOS--CONSTABLES SPEND THEIR LIVES GIVING PEOPLE GRIEF. NOW THESE HARBINGERS OF HEARTBREAK JUST MIGHT BE LOOKING AT THEIR OWN PINK SLIPS.