The hottest thing in NYC right now is the Ramen Burger. And yes, that does sound slightly reminiscent of something Saturday Night Live's city's correspondent Stefon would have said -- except that this is not a joke. Out of Brooklyn and on the heels of the now-infamous Cronut™ comes an unholy mas ... More >>
It's not that I'm rooting for The Maine to become nationally famous and then commit some terrible faux pas in Western Europe, but I'm halfway through a "Maine in Spain Fails Softly Something Something" headline that I'd really like to sell to the New York Post. They'll be back in town this weekend ... More >>
The New York Post recently released highlights from a purportedly raunchy Paula Deen gag reel. The gag reel is odd because it flies in the face of the wholesome image Deen's has cultivated over her many years as a TV personality and cook. See Also: Epic Meal Time Makes Paula Deen Look Like a Healt ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks faced a pitcher who was showing up in the big leagues for the first time -- and he dominated.Matt Harvey pitched 5 1/3 innings last night at Chase Field, striking out 11, while giving up just three hits and zero runs.The Diamondbacks had opportunity (after opportunity, after ... More >>
*Fake bomb.A New York woman really didn't want her mother and brother flying on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the September 11, terrorist attacks -- so she called in a bomb threat, according to federal authorities.Mary Purcell, 37, of Lake Ronkonkoma, anonymously called the Tucson Airport Au ... More >>
New York PostCoheed and Cambria bassist Mic ToddYou guys heard this one, right? The one about how Michael "Mic" Todd -- the bassist from prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria -- robbed a Massachusetts Walgreens claiming he had a bomb for some bottles of Oxycontin this past Sunday? Yeah, I wish I was ma ... More >>
Jared Loughner apparently has been making the same face seen above since being taken into federal custody earlier this month.The now-infamous sinister smirk by Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner -- in a photo taken by the Pima County Sheriff's Department after the January 8 sh ... More >>
www.babble.comAfter only a few short weeks of "recovery" at a sexual addiction rehabilitation center in Mississippi, it appears as though Tiger Woods may be cured of his desire to -- as the saying goes -- nail everything that moves and is ready to return to the links in about two weeks.That, like ... More >>
Obama appointee Amanda SimpsonIn an administration filled with firsts, President Obama's latest addition to his posse might be enough to have an uber-conservative radio host like Rush Limbaugh have an actual heart attack.The president announced today that Amanda Simpson -- former deputy dir ... More >>
The Meadows, the rehab center Tiger is said to be attending, has hosted other celebs like David Duchovny and Eric BenetGossip rags from Pebble Beach to St. Andrews are reporting today that golf's greatest gigolo is already in an Arizona rehab center and being treated for sex addiction.According t ... More >>
If Tiger Woods winds up in Wickenburg for rehab over his apparent sexual compulsion and pill addiction, local businesses are ready. As the rumor mill seems to suggest, Tiger would be checking into the Meadows Rehabilitation Center in Wickenburg just after New Year's, and despite be ... More >>
Disgraced local activist and former Phoenix school board member Jarrett Maupin II was once Al Sharpton's treasured Arizona connection. We're not sure what Sharpton, who's coming to Phoenix on Friday, thinks about Maupin's shameful conviction for lying to the FBI about Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, M ... More >>
Controversy over an editorial cartoon that some say makes President Obama look like a monkey is blowing up into a fight over control of student newspapers at local community colleges. At a Tuesday meeting of the Maricopa Community College District Governing Board, "all ... More >>
Phoenix Suns head coach Terry Porter was "visibly annoyed" today at questions related to a column in the New York Post this morning that speculated Porter was about to be replaced by Suns general manager Steve Kerr. According to the latest media reports, both Porter and Kerr deny they've ... More >>
By John Dickerson Scott Coles paid $375,000 to have a benefit lunch with Donald Trump, according to an April 1, 2007 article in the New York Post. The money was no April Fool’s Joke. It was one day in a lifestyle of uber-wealth that ultimately sunk the company Coles’ inherited from his dad, ... More >>
By Ray Stern Guess what came to Mesa today? No, it's not Sheriff Arpaio's Mexican supression operation--that's scheduled on Thursday. The East Valley Tribune rolled out its new and improved look, plowing deep in tabloid territory and essentially ending--by design, anyway--a traditional-style new ... More >>
In light of reports that Mesa fruitcake and state Senator Karen Johnson is lobbying U.S. Senator John McCain to meet with 9/11-denier and starvation artist Blair Gadsby, I'd like to offer McCain a few reasons why he should never, ever bow to the whims of wackos like Gadsby and those who support him. ... More >>
The changing face of Bob Dylan on film
Diving into Metalhead territory
Rising star stays true blue
Neo-conservative Muslim Oubai Shahbandar has been called a liar, a forgerer, a plagiarist. He'd rather answer to Congressman.
MCC gets it on in Noises Off
Letters from the week of May 8, 2003
A Valley militia has anti-war advocates in its sights
John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.
The Go-Go's, sweethearts of pop, move beyond old sins
GBV's Bob Pollard shoulders some personal burdens with Isolation Drills
No one likes a bully. So why are Rose Mofford, Janet Napolitano and MTV distancing themselves from Arizona's Safe Schools, Safe Students program?
Everything has its price. Even the Republic's front page.
March 19-25, 1998
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