Practically every Western film one can think of has at least one saloon scene, a place where the sound of honky tonk piano creates the mood, where the town folk mix with the cowboys and ranchers, the gamblers and outlaws rub shoulders with the Marshall and his deputies, and the mustachioed bartende ... More >>
We've talked about Henry Hargreaves' work before. In contrast to his radioactively colorful rainbow food, this gallery is darker by degrees. "No Seconds" features simply arranged death row meals. Serial killer John Wayne Gracy's meal, seen above, might make you leery of making a late night trip to s ... More >>
David Lowery and CrackerDavid Lowery stands at the helm of two well known bands -- Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker -- and he's playing with both of them tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale.
Not only is Lowery pulling double duty, but both bands will be playing semin ... More >>
Song: The National, "Bloodbuzz Ohio"Context: This very well might be my favorite single of 2010. Also, being carried to Ohio in a swarm of bees sounds pretty good when the alternative is an airport full of John Wayne wannabes refusing to submit to TSA's scanners on principle.
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San Francisco's Monarchs have an interesting new video featuring three Latino day laborers. It is, at turns, both hilarious heartbreaking.The really touching part comes about 35 seconds in when you see how nervous, and probably a little scared, the three laborers who the band pick up in their tour ... More >>
from MagoEarthParkGalleryWhat's all the hubbub? Looks pretty cool to me...To cop and alter a line from Mel Brooks' History of the World, Part I, the rednecks are revolting! Yeah, man, they stink on ice.Like you needed more proof that Arizona's chock full of backwards, toothless puddin'heads who ... More >>
Early this morning, a small kitchen fire broke out at Durant's, the legendary lounge that hosted the likes of Marilyn Monroe and John Wayne in its heyday. The blaze was quickly contained by firefighters, but there was some minor damage to the building's roof and ventilation system. No one was injure ... More >>
Watch out, another twisters a-comin! Damn, how I wish we were in that there V.I.P tent!I've spent the last year telling everyone who'll listen that Country Thunder is the premier music festival in Arizona. Whether you like country music or not, you should recognize that compared with any other festi ... More >>