The VMA's, Miley Cyrus, "twerking," foam finger-humping--I'll be so happy when all the bullshit about this Disney star turned disgusting excuse for a pop culture icon is over. Usually it's supposed to be hard to look away from an emotional trainwreck, but Miley Cyrus's dead eyes and awkward tongue ... More >>
Punk Rock Bowling, Day Three FLAG, D.R.I., The Subhumans, and The Casualties Monday, May 27, 2013 Last night featured what was perhaps the most highly anticipated show of the entire festival -- FLAG. Two reunited versions of Black Flag currently exist, and the lineup with original members Keith Mor ... More >>
If about two-thirds of the signatures Mike Stauffer hands over to the county elections office tomorrow are legit, he'll be on the ballot for Maricopa County Sheriff come November.Stauffer, a Scottsdale police lieutenant, is running as an Independent, which -- as the Feathered Bastard previously poin ... More >>
Gage SkidmoreNo corporate money for you, boo-booMore bad news for state Senate President Russell Pearce.One day before the historic announcement by the Arizona Secretary of State's Office that the Pearce recall will go before the voters of Legislative District 18, Arizona's Solicitor General Davi ... More >>
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Monti's La Casa Vieja
Marty Robbins is gone, but Ronny Robbins fiercely defends his father's hard-won integrity
Seasoned musician Walt Richardson shares his tasty licks with the neighborhood.
The Arizona State hockey team iced tough competition this season. So why did players pass on a shot at a national championship?
In search of the Wiley doodler
Busk Showalter, the Diamondbacks' workaholic manager, proves that there is crying in baseball.
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Rough Magic conjures up loopy legerdemain
Sacred Reich is back together and back in action--at the Mason Jar. Who says you can never hear that thrash music again?
Strange days and fiery nights at the 1996 Burning Man Festival
Widow inherits husband's obsession--thousands of padlocks
County Attorney Richard Romley thought he had parlayed a trivial investigation into the resignation of one of his chief political rivals. But Attorney General Grant Woods decided that his top assistant would not be sacrificed to prosecutorial overreaching
Lucina Rivera's cafe provides good food and camaraderie to the homeless and dysfunctional. It's not a charity. It's just Mama's Place.
TAJUANA DAVIDSON'S NEW PARENTS HAD A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE TOWARD CHILDREN. FIVE MONTHS AFTER THE STATE PLACED HER WITH THEM, SHE WAS DEAD.
UNDER ITS "REUNIFICATION-FIRST" POSICY, THE STATE OF ARIZONA ROUTINELY FORCES CHILDREN TO LIVE WITH PARENTS WHO ARE UNFIT GUARDIANS BY ANY DEFINITION
RUBY DOMINGUEZ PUT HER HEART AND SOUL INTO THE ARIZONA MUSIC CENTER. IT WASN'T ENOUGH.