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.
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By Jason Roche
Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
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Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
Saturday May 5: Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival in Downtown Phoenix
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Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready could be quite lucid and genial. Sometimes, he came off as an autodidact, widely read if not highly educated. That impression would last only so long, however. Inevitably, he would make some anti-Semitic or racist comment, or go off on some related tangent involving eug ... More >>
As a kid, a lot of things creep you out that really shouldn't. Shower drains, primarily, along with cryptic pictures of Jesus Christ and, of course, clowns (John Wayne Gacy, Jr. being the exception.) Certain bands seem to play on that irrational childhood fear, making their music a year-roun ... More >>
We corresponded with child killer Donald Beaty for awhile back in the late 1980s, for a story on Arizona's death row. In fact, we met him briefly during a surreal tour of Cellblock 6, where the condemned used to be "housed" for decades.Donald Wayne Beaty: "I am not guilty of killing that little girl ... More >>
azleg.govState Senator Scott Bundgaard's roadside domestic violence debacle on February 25 continues to dust up the many blemishes in the majority leader's past. And today, the tale of another jilted love affair involving Bundgaard and a woman are making headlines.
The skeletons in the Peoria Re ... More >>
Sufjan StevensMesa Arts CenterFriday, October 22, 2010It didn't take Sufjan Stevens long to bust out his banjo at his sold-out Mesa Arts Center show. The Detroit-bred, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter picked up the instrument just after taking stage, opening with the title track from Seven Swans, ... More >>
Pete Petrisko is moving to Tucson. The downtown artist and "jack-of-all-arts in the downtown community" says he wants to live somewhere a little more art-centric -- and who can blame him? He's just one part of the brain-drain that's leaving Downtown Phoenix ovah. Great, fine, cool.However, a pres ... More >>
You can find Chuey the Rock 'n' Roll Midget hanging out at Giligin's Halloween Block Party in Scottsdale this weekend.Halloween Block Party at Giligin's (Friday)
If the Ghost Ball proves too crowded or too douchey for your tastes, Cap'n Mike and his kooky crew have a more unpretentious option for ... More >>