Arizona State Fair concerts aren't like most concerts--and this isn't even about the average age of the performers involved. They're different because you can go to them almost by accident. Exhausted your fried food budget? Unwilling or unable to win your sweetheart a gigantic, unlicensed Angry Bird ... More >>
Earlier this month, Gwar and Warbeast kicked off a tour and brought down the house at Tucson's Rialto Theatre. But the thrash metal gods, lo and behold, have forsaken us here in Phoenix, and the tour didn't come our way. Hell, the duo is even going through spots like Des Moines, Little Rock, Green ... More >>
Here are Five Awesome/Crazy Theories About The Shining from Room 237
Kelly Clarkson may have slept on his phenomenal Kaleidoscope Dream, but that didn't stop Los Angeles-based crooner Miguel from having one hell of a 2012. He tops our list of must-see shows this weekend in Phoenix, stopping by the historic Celebrity Theatre to showcase sulty jams like "Adorn." We can ... More >>
Ever since Curiosity survived the seven minutes of terror and landed on Mars last Sunday, we continue to be fascinated by the rover's pictures. Last week the device, which looks like it could be Wall-E's cousin, took a cool black and white panoramic shot of the red planet. The environment kind of lo ... More >>
Get ready, Tempe: Matthew Mosher is blinding us with science!An unusually interesting vehicle recently caught my eye while I was walking around Tempe. It was Matthew Mosher's musical meditative space rover, Tranquility. Needless to say, I've never seen anything quite like it.Tranquility is all ab ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio this morning will brief the media on any updates in the murder of Deputy William Coleman.We expect to find out two things: whether Coleman's murder is related to the murder of a New Hampshire couple found shot to death near Sedona, and if the killer, Drew Ryan M ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced this morning that the murder of MCSO Deputy William Coleman was committed by the same man who murdered a New Hampshire couple near Sedona last week.The sheriff says the same weapon -- an AR-15 assault rifle firing "military-grade, green-tip" ammunition ... More >>
Image: ASUPaul Davies Arizona State University scientist Paul Davies and research technician Robert Wagner propose a sort of "why not" project in search of proof for extraterrestrial civilizations: In Acta Astronautica, an online scientific journal, they suggest inspecting new, close-up ... More >>
Mark Kelly, husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, spoke during an Arizona Democratic Party fundraiser at the Arizona Science Center in downtown Phoenix to salute the party's grassroots volunteers.During his speech, the retired NASA astronaut, told the crowd that Giffords was excited for Greg S ... More >>
Gabrielle Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, is heading back to space.After weeks of consideration, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' astronaut husband has decided he'll head to space in April on the space shuttle Endeavor's final mission.Mark Kelly took a leave from training after Giffords was shot ... More >>
How well do you know your favorite cookhouse contraptions? See if you can guess today's gadget and check back next week for the answer, and to see if you've won a most-awesome prize. Here are a few shots at this week's trickster, add yours to the comment box below: - Five Course NASA Stack ... More >>
Turns out much-maligned stun guns are a good thing overall
The Taloned One ogles white pride wenches, welcomes an infamous mining titan to town, and takes another swipe at illegal-immigrant-bashing car king Rusty Childress
Current shows, exhibitions and installations
Valley export Mark Davis plots to kill his lounge-pimp alter ego, Richard Cheese
How the Goblins stole Hanukkah
Another kind of retro: Three different bands speak on the Hypno-Twists' demise.
Michael Senger just wanted to ride out Armageddon. But Pinal County officials didn't like his pot farm, gun stash and half-built bomb shelter
St. Paddy's Day revelry gets the green light
The Phenomenauts fancy themselves as space-being guerrillas, invading the indie world in their '83 Dodge van
Gray whales are leading tourists, conservationists and business operators on a rocky voyage toward economic and environmental salvation.
The University of Arizona's push to become one of the nation's great research institutions has paid off -- but at what cost to the state, faculty and students?
No longer an enfant terrible, composer Terry Riley continues to astound and amaze
Maryland post-rock trio drives it into the Red Line
Aging astronaut Clint Eastwood launches Space Cowboys with high-grade fossil fuel
De Palma's out to launch with misfired Mission
It was a diabolical scheme. Problem is, most of it was hatched by the Sheriff's Office.
May 27 - June 2, 1999
May 13-19, 1999
Spiritual healing in Sedona hits a nerve
The Crystal Method places its bets on technology and cashes in
Errol Morris does a job on American work-force eccentrics
ASU's Donald Johanson redefined our understanding of man's origins. But when he told the world about it in books and on TV, some scientists thought he talked too much.
Mel Gibson, loopy logic propel compelling Conspiracy Theory
In the wacked-out Men in Black, subtlety is an alien concept
Domestic Insurrection-Control Intelligence Dossier