The Guilty Pleasure Food: Original Recipe Boneless Chicken Where to Get It: KFC, locations Valleywide Price: $5 for a two-piece meal What It Really Costs: Sodium bloat and shame. See also: - 9 Favorite Spots for Fried Chicken in Metro Phoenix Advertising executives have a harder time than ever cat ... More >>
Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. Shopping at Spanish language record shops is a whole lot different than a regular trip to your local Zia Record Exchange. Di ... More >>
Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time? I said we'd be gone by noon. I said I wasn't going to give José a ride. I said I didn't know the second line to the chorus of Manfred Mann's, "Blinded By the Light". Only one of those statements turned out to be true. ... More >>
The Arizona Supreme Court decided late Wednesday not to block enactment of a new state law that would require public employees to report illegal immigrants. The justices didn't discuss the merits of the law, but said that the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, which had asked that the law be str ... More >>
Based on the most recent job-loss data, Arizona may have been hit harder by the recession than Michigan, a state infamous for job losses in the past. The most recent data shows that Arizona, since the start of the recession, shows the highest percentage of job losses. Arizona, according to th ... More >>
A new survey by a Washington-based publisher puts Gilbert and Surprise among the safest cities in the country. The cities were ranked 24 and 27 by CQ Publishers. The group calculated FBI crime rates for 2008 and found both cities to have some of the lowest in the country... The ... More >>
Since the release of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra was announced, geeks everywhere have been gearing up for the movie with previews, Comic-Con spoilers and of course toys. Not to say that G.I. Joe is a nerd-only endeavor -- every self-respecting American kid in the decades between 1960-1990 had at ... More >>
Supporters of convicted Border Patrol Agents Ignacio "Nacho" Ramos and Jose Compean often tout the case as a miscarriage of justice, an instance where two true-blue BPAs ended up the victims of an overzealous prosecutor. As I stated in my recent Bird column "Anti-Heroes," it's obvious from the trans ... More >>
Making babies for peace
Silent night, Shiny Brite
Inspiring "everybody from Slayer to Beyoncé"
Bet this Ranch
The party's hot, but the Valley's fashion scene? Not so much
Not much going on in Campbell Scott's latest
Tempe finds transcendence
Conservatives and hip-hop fans weigh the pros and ho's of Ludacris
Go for the gold: Tell New Times why you deserve to survive the impending apocalypse
The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys
On Halloween, Joe Arpaio and his men set a new low for police harassment
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
Jagne's Corner Cafe is for anyone who was comfort when comfort wasn't cool.
And All That Could Have Been (Nothing)
Campaign contributions buy the strangest things
Lords of Acid sells sex to ravers
Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
Cocaine from Mexico is the currency that drives gangster economics
For goodness sake, who's good and bad on Santa's list this Christmas!
Mesa is home to a multimillion-dollar quest to quantify gang-intervention techniques
Will you be next in the line of gang fire?
Everyone has his crossovers to bear, but doesn't rock have enough problems without Garth Brooks signing up for membership?
Valley bidders go berserk on Internet's biggest auction house.
Van troubles spoil Chula's maiden trip to California, but the band is back to christen an explosive new CD
Hot stars fail to ignite tepid Forces of Nature
Message in a Bottle's adrift in sentimental slosh
At 2 a.m. at an Indian casino, one can get broke and cynical
Raunchy, raw and real: Human- sexuality junkets redefine the three Rs at Glendale Community College
In the hear of Phoenix lies a suberranean sone where day fades into night nearly without notice, where the city doesn't shut down with the sunset, and where, for some, the day begins with the night. Welcome to the night watch.
Somewhere in a nondescript Kingman subdivision, a mother and wife is poised to ascend to pornographic heights