I've done it. I've committed to living in Phoenix again after spending years in Manhattan and Brooklyn. I was a student at NYU in a self-constructed program of Food and Environmental Studies, sourcing from personal experiences of discussing, working with and (mostly) consuming food in New York. I tr ... More >>
Ad Hoc, a DIY/experimental music blog collective created by editors of Pitchfork's defunct sister site Altered Zones, recently succeeded in raising over $37,000 for the project through a Kickstarter drive and will be going live in the coming weeks.
Editors Ric Leichtung and Emilie Friedlander, afte ... More >>
We know the federal farm bill is up for renewal this year. We also know that the farm bill is a mucked-up sludgy mess of a bill that doesn't properly serve the food producers or eaters. Want to know exactly what the whole fuss is over and what's really going on?
We have the answer.
We recently r ... More >>
Ke$ha is sort of awful, but not for the reasons you think.
Yeah, her music is terrible. It's fun music you don't really need to think about. But it's alleged that the songstress is smarter than people give her credit for. It's rumored that she scored a 1500 on her SATs and has a 140 IQ. She even ... More >>
Lady Gaga has revealed to Neil Strauss that her apartment used to be covered in cocaine and cockroaches, according to NME.American and Kittian author Neil Strauss's upcoming novel, Everyone Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys Into Fame and Madness, has included exclusive Gaga excerpts in his boo ... More >>
Our readers are cool! Buy this popsicle print from YeeHaw on etsy.comLast week I ranted that Phoenix needs everything from a Farrell's to bad Chinese food to a grilled cheese shop to some truly original ideas.Some of you were peeved, as expected. But more often, readers got in the spirit and offe ... More >>
It's not easy being a food spy these days.
No wonder food critics are feeling introspective.
Between publishing's industrywide troubles, the ever-increasing speed (and seemingly decreased value) of online information, the mushrooming presence of food blogs, and the une ... More >>
"They don't weaken, no matter what." from the Grey Gardens Coloring Book, Vol. 1 by David Crotty.When I discover something I absolutely love, I have this insatiable
need to share it with the world. And, long before Drew Barrymore wore a
bald cap and Angela Landsbury put on an old lady face, I was ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanThese peeps have got a serious case of Pac-Man Fever. See more pictures from the game in our slideshow.For us, the streets of downtown Phoenix are an urban death maze of scalding asphalt, never-ending construction, and anger-inducing bonehead drivers that we attempt to maneuver th ... More >>
The Mesa Unified School District plans to lay off 210 teachers today.
The cuts do not include personnel with one-year contracts who may not
be hired back anyway. A district spokesperson says the cuts will save
the school district "30 to 60 million dolllars"...Rawhide Western Town will get new manage ... More >>