• Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Deep-Fried Innovator "Chicken Charlie" Has Now Created A Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Doughnut Sandwich

    Because deep fried Kool-Aid wasn't enough, a southern California fry fanatic is now making a Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe doughnut sandwich. That's right, a glazed doughnut with Sloppy Joe meat and cheese in the middle. Gotta love America. See also: - Piggly's at the Fair Opens in Mesa, Deep Fried Oreo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    World Party, Crescent Ballroom, 12/2/12

    World Party @ Crescent Ballroom|12/2/12It was almost with a sigh of relief that Karl Wallinger and World Party began their Crescent Ballroom concert with "Waiting Such A Long Time," as it has been some years since Wallinger has taken World Party on a large-scale tour. See also: World Party Offers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Deep-Fried Kool-Aid Kicking Deep-Fried Ass at the San Diego County Fair

    Jonathan Horn, SOSD​Note to the folks at the Arizona State Fair: Get "Chicken" Charlie Boghosian back to the fairgrounds in October, and this time, tell 'em to bring his deep-fried Kool-Aid. Boghosian, whose Chicken Charlie's set-up is a staple of fried goodness at fairs nationwide, is the cr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    By Randall Roberts You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barrier ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Bottle Racket

    Maricopa County's tiniest pups used to get foster moms. Now they get killed

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Hit Them Again

    Aussie rockers Radio Birdman beat the boots -- and strike a chord with the punk 'n' roll youth today -- with a new authorized collection from Sub Pop

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Under His Spell Again

    A Buck Owens tribute turns into a celebration of the local music scene

  • News

    February 13, 1997


    Want a $500 Donna Karen handbag for 60 bucks? A $650 Gucci watch for $4.97? Put on your body armor and head for Last Chance, the nation's only Nordstrom clearance store, where aggression, obsession and shopping addiction are on daily display.

  • News

    July 22, 1992