A good 90 percent of my job as a music journalist is keeping my finger on new music, continuously discovering the vast spectrum of sound that human beings can create. Another 9 percent is attending concerts, where I destroy my liver and my hearing for shits and gigs. That final 1 percent is being a ... More >>
Republican state Senator Nancy Barto is the chairman of the Senate Healthcare and Medical Liability Reform Committee, which would make you think Barto knows a thing or two about how health care works.After taking a look at her comments on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Patient Protection ... More >>
Richard Dawson, the acerbic, but playful host of "Family Feud" for so many years, died yesterday at the age of 79.My connection to Mr. Dawson was this: He was best buddies with Bob Crane, star of the prisoner-of-war sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," on which Dawson played mouthy sidekick Cpl. Peter Newkirk. ... More >>
See also: Treasure MammaL's "The Real Talk Diaries: The Road to SXSW" Fort Stockton is one of those small towns that takes you completely by surprise with its personality as you drive through it. The kind of place that makes road trips special. We drive out of town and toward Lyndon B. Johnson's ... More >>
It's been a long time since the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson first began orchestrating one of rock's most anticipated albums. Finally, after nearly four and a half decades of half-releases and bootlegs, Capitol Records is issuing the official release of the Beach Boys' long lost album Smile. ... More >>
by Ernesto Yerena Joe should use this for his 2012 re-election campaign, pretty much says it all... The far-right wingnut blog Sonoran Alliance just posted a whiny e-mail from Sheriff Joe begging for campaign contributions, even though his next run for sheriff wouldn't be until 2012. At ... More >>
photo by Adriane Goetz Joe, showing a little leg...You cheeky devil, youSheriff Joe Arpaio's circus came to ASU's Cronkite School of Journalism Monday night, only to be cut short by the sounds of a pro-immigrant ditty, sung to the tune of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody.The evening was filled with protest ... More >>
Layoffs must be affecting judgment over at the Arizona Republic. What else can explain the poor journalistic decisions being made at the state's largest, ever-shrinking daily newspaper? Greg Patterson of Espresso Pundit picked up on a couple of "What were they thinking?" snippets re ... More >>
Dennis Gilman's account of Joe Arpaio's car wash raid, and an interview with one of Arpaio's littlest victims. This Saturday, while real cops were out hunting down murderers, rapists, burglars, and so on, Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- true to his nickname, "Nickel Bag Joe" -- was at Li ... More >>
Nation of Islam politico/author reviews her Memories
Local label showcase brings it
You've seen the G-rated HBO documentary on the Arizona legend, but there was so much more to Goldy than that
It's not easy when your boss tells you to do one thing and God tells you to do another
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
Bob Hoag may orbit the moon, but he may just launch your band into the stratosphere
God, Boys, Madness and the Sacred Art of One Shot, One Kill. A Meditation.
Veteran Phoenix lawyer Gary Peter Klahr fought The Bar and The Bar won
Clint Bolick is trying to change the world, one lawsuit at at time.
But they talked your ear off about war, morality and patriotism in the '60s. Is Young America again ready for More Talk, Less Music?
Thirteen Days dutifully takes viewers on a ride through a bumpy period of world history
Dishing with Lucianne Goldberg
Images from the Deep South take viewers on a walk through the civil rights era
Will a long-distance analysis of McCain tell us anything new?
Long hailed by his peers, Ahmad Jamal at last has the critics firmly in his corner
Trouble's a-brewin' at the museum north of town. Old-timers don't cotton to newcomers who want to turn the desert historical center into a Western theme park.
U.S. District Court Judge Carl Muecke ruled on the letter of the law, but his liberal views and tough courtroom style made him the judge that conservatives love to hate
Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time
ccused conspirator Charles Knight talks about his days in the Viper Militia, why he's fighting the government's case against him, and how he fell in love with fellow defendant Donna Williams
A BROADCASTER KEEPS AIRING LIBERAL VIEWS TO A TINY PART OF NORTH PHOENIX. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS HE'S BREAKING THE LAW.
IF SLICK WILLY WON'T MAKE THE CASE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, WHO WILL? A NEW TIMES EXCLUSIVE.