Photos by Maria VassettDale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.The Rhythm RoomWednesday, June 1, 2011Spoiler alert: If you're at all up to date on any recent NASCAR happenings, there will be a totally corny comparison later in this review. For now, however, I will focus my energies on what to ... More >>
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.If you though Hooray For Earth was a silly name for a band, then buckle up, buttercup. This week's Your New Favorite Band is none other than Detroit duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. It was easy for the band to gain some early notoriety for their NASCAR-minded name -- one ... More >>
Bad beer comes in cans. There's no denying it -- images of sloppy NASCAR fans and drunken frat boys have done much to taint the perception of canned beer, as has the mass-market swill that's often inside.
But in recent years there's been a canning revolution -- a "canversion," if you will -- am ... More >>
www.all4humor.comNothing says "NASCAR" like shaving Dale Earnhardt's legendary number "3" into your sweater of back hair.The City of Avondale announced this morning that it will be naming a street after a man who is worshiped in trailer parks from Phoenix to Daytona: Dale Earnhardt.City officials ... More >>
www.upnextinsports.comNASCAR's in town for a Sprint Cup Series race this weekend, and as part of the festivities the folks at Sprint invited us, as well as some of the other who's-nots of the local media scene, to participate in a charity race this morning.We were racing for Central Arizona Shelt ... More >>
It was probably inevitable.
In light of the excitement generated by deliciously bad-for-you deep-fried goodies traditionally found at the fair and at festivals, now there's a new restaurant called Festival Foods Services, dishing up said naughty treats all the time. And not ironically, it' ... More >>
www.theautochannel.comIndyCar bombshell and Scottsdale native Danica Patrick announced this morning that she will be joining the NASCAR racing circuit. Then she went on to sound like Ricky Bobby from Talladega Nights -- shamelessly promoting her corporate sponsor.NASCAR drivers have the uncanny a ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns are in the process of reducing their players to NASCAR drivers with a new deal that allows corporate sponsorship of their practice uniforms and practice court.The team announced today that they have struck an agreement with The Annexus Group, a Phoenix-based annuity design firm, ... More >>
Be their guest: The cast of Beauty and the Beast -- including Thomas Brower (in white wig) and Linsey Maxon (in blue dress) -- cavorting through a typical French meal.First, a quick happy note: Childsplay has received donations of vehicle repair, maintenance, and a promotional color van wrap from ... More >>
In the latest four-alarm fire at a Valley structure (Richardson's restaurant was completely destroyed last week), firefighters are battling a huge blaze at a recycling plant in Glendale. The fire broke out at 8 p.m. last night at the Tempe-Inland Inc. facility, and crews are expected to battle the b ... More >>
Okay, we admit it: When we think of the roaring, pedal-to-the-metal high performance of race cars, a picture of Terry Goddard is about the furthest thing from our mind.
Now the Phoenix International Raceway have put the two together by making the state Attorney General an ... More >>