National Geographic Society

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Bjork: Biophilia Live Looks Inside Singer's Ambitious Bio-Project

    In 2011, Icelandic musician Bjork took on the ambitious and epic undertaking Biophilia. The multimedia project, which at one time was supposed to include an IMAX film directed by Michel Gondry, was a hybrid between a high-concept album and field trip to the science museum. Its goal was to edify list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Henry Rollins: At What Cost Do People Live in Yuma?

    [Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on our sister blog West Coast Sound every Thursday.] By Henry Rollins Since the first time I saw photos of desert-dwelling people in National Geographic as a boy, I have been fascinated by people who choose to live in hot-as- ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Mesquite Chocolate Chip Cookies from Super Chunk Sweets & Treats

    National Geographic honored local sugar purveyors Super Chunk Sweets & Treats -- the passion-fueled side venture of Cowboy Ciao/Kazimierz pastry chef Country Velador and her husband, Sergio -- earlier this year by including their chocolate chip cookie as one of 10 in the United States worth travelin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Watch World Record Hot Dog Eater Destroy 12 Hot Dogs in 60 Seconds

    Watching competitive eater Takeru "The Tsunami" Kobayashi slam 12 hot dogs in under 60 seconds is a bit like watching National Geographic footage of great white sharks in a feeding frenzy: It's chaotic and slightly creepy at first, but if you slow down the footage, it turns almost balletic. See Al ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    September 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Pastor Steven Anderson's Still Nuts, Concerned About Possibly Racist Porno Magazine... National Geographic

    See also: Pastor Steven Anderson Prays for President Barack Obama's Death See also: Pastor Tells New Times Government Should Put Homosexuals to DeathSee also: This Sunday's Worship at the Faithful Word Baptist Church See also: Pastor Steven Anderson talks Justin Bieber, "Sissified, Effeminate Twinki ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Damon Brasch of Green and Nami

    At the second location of the vegan bistro, Green, we met up with owner and chef Damon Brasch for this week's Chef Talk. Next door at the also new-to-town snack shop, Nami, we chatted over a cup of coffee (with soy milk, of course) about the history behind the recently renovated buildings, of which ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Warren Jeffs and Polygamist Henchmen Subject of Fine New Book

    We remember Debra Weyermann from our long-ago days trolling for stories for the Sierra Vista and Bibsee dailies down at the Mexican border. She was known as "D" in those days when she covered the courts for the Arizona Daily Star, and did a bang-up job.   Kick-ass book by veteran journal ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Free Food Photography Online Workshop This Weekend

    Penny De Los Santos What our food snaps aspire to be like... ​If you've ever tried to photograph your food at home, you know that it's tricky business. It looks and tastes so good but then you check the viewfinder of your digital camera and it looks like a yellow-tinted blob. Want to make ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Christopher Nicosia of Sassi

    Keyon Fareghi​The sprawling Italian style villa that is Sassi looks like something out of a movie. You almost expect an old-school, mustached Italian proprietor to swing the door wide open and welcome you in with a kiss on either cheek. Come to find out, the guy who runs thing ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2010

    Songs in the Key of Life

    Musical culture for a cause

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Calexico Gives National Geographic a Tour of Tucson

    How's this for a cool video to kick off a rainy Wednesday: Joey Burns of Tucson's critically-acclaimed experimentalist alt-country outfit Calexico gives National Geographic magazine a tour of his town.He plays a song in Solar Culture, takes the crew by Cafe Poca Cosa and talks about the spirit of c ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 26, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010

    Spring Forward

    Sleepy suburb becoming hotbed for art

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009

    King of the Mountain

    Hill-bagging badass kicks off National Geo Live series

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Hot Links: Drunk Drivers, Scrambled Eggs, and Arizona's Ants

    ​Arizona's three state universities will receive a boost next week, as the federal government begins dishing out $154 million in stimulus funds. The universities permanently reduced their budgets by 20 percent this year, but university officials say the funds will still help save hundreds of jobs. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Joe Arpaio, J. Edgar Hoover and E.J. Montini

    Just like Arpaio, J. Edgar Hoover loved dogs and compliant journalists I was up too late the other night watching a documentary on the National Geographic Channel about Hoover and his many, many sins. And aside from Hoover's reported penchant for getting himself up in drag, the& ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    We Heart Freaks

    Kids love ’em, too

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007

    Now Watch This

    Coming soon to an air-conditioned theater near you

  • News

    May 31, 2007

    Useful Idiots

    The pissed-off puffin paddles fellow journalists, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and an FBI monkey-spanker at U of A

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Accidental Tourists

    Doc treats Sudanese lost boys as feel-good fodder, ignoring their plight and their history

  • Dining

    January 26, 2006

    Pox Populi

    Odds are against the few good bites

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Freaknik Flossin'

    The Starsky & Hutch of P-town take in an exotic-erotic extravaganza

  • Film

    December 11, 2003

    Bad Weed

    Even stoners won't find anything to laugh about in Potluck

  • Music

    August 7, 2003


    Serart (Sony)

  • Film

    July 18, 2002

    Sub: Par

    Kathryn Bigelow's Widowmaker cruises in a mediocre sea

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Standards and Practices

    A guided tour of the best releases across the musical spectrum

  • Film

    June 28, 2001

    Peak Performance

    Towering Himalaya scales new heights in Tibetan cinema

  • News

    December 14, 2000


    From the week of December 14, 2000

  • Culture

    November 23, 2000

    Gasp From the Past

    Retro-ridden 'No Absolutes' is a deconstruction zone hardly worth the detour

  • Calendar

    November 9, 2000

    Loft-Told Tale

    Aerial photographer discusses his new book

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Bop the Question

    Drawing insight from the month's best in jazz, blues and heritage, Gumbo answers readers' nagging queries

  • Dining

    July 20, 2000

    King Kong

    Gourmet House of Hong Kong

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    2000 Maniacs

    If He Only Had a Brain Next: CPS Case Workers See the Darndest ThingsBut Strangely, There Was No "I WAS GREENFIELD ELEMENTARY'S IDIOT OF THE MONTH" Sticker Urine LuckSoul on IceAscent of a Woman?Lawn OrderCrime in a BottleSo That's What They

  • News

    January 6, 2000
  • Culture

    November 12, 1998

    Standard Brands

    Meanwhile, back at the museum, Cowboy Artists of America mostly draw blanks

  • News

    August 7, 1997

    The Man Who Loved Lucy

    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.

  • Film

    June 8, 1995
  • Music

    June 29, 1994



  • Dining

    September 30, 1992
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