by Chris Parker "For a long time, you're chasing being thought of as this terminally unique snowflake," says Brooklyn singer/songwriter Kevin Devine. "And then you kind of realize you're a worker among workers -- and you put your boots on." The 33-year-old musician is reflecting on the reverse met ... More >>
Even from the first sound of the album, it is clear that Yeezus is a very different album from any of Kanye West's other works. There is no introduction; the album begins with "On Sight" which features heavy, wonky synthesizers and a pounding Chicago house beat provided by Daft Punk. The synths are ... More >>
Did you read Monday's Onion story "SxSW as Cool and as Real as It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate?" Once again, the satirical site takes aim and takes down its target. South by Southwest mania is upon us, and chances are your social-media channels are already being inundated with dispatches from ... More >>
asu.edu ASU's new logo and typeface Fear the fork -- Arizona State University's longtime devlish mascot, Sparky, is taking the backseat to a pitchfork as A-State's logo, just one change in a series of new athletic looks unveiled by the school today. The redesign of ASU's athletic ... More >>
Arizona State University's athletic department is keeping a secret, and it's creating a whole lot of buzz among Sun Devil faithful. People inside ASU athletics wouldn't budge on divulging the secret to New Times, but we're told the secret is a "total overhaul" of ASU's athletic branding -- ... More >>
At this moment on the cusp of the Sweet 16, it strikes us as flat-out absurd how much big-time college basketball and football coaches continue to rake in, no matter what the economy is doing to most of the rest of us. Former Tennessee men's BB coach Bruce Pearl at a Lady Vols' game ... More >>
Mohave County Sheriff's OfficeTrinity Gilbert was last seen Saturday.The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding a 10-year-old Kingman girl reported missing on Saturday.Trinity Gilbert was last seen in the 2200 block of East John L. Avenue about 1 p.m. Saturday.Gilbe ... More >>
Hopefully you've prepared yourself for this year's lamest Christmas gift. According to Paste, Ubisoft just dropped a Michael Jackson video game available for Nintendo DS and PSP.As if there weren't enough terrible video games that revolve around dancing already. Yet this one might take the cake. ... More >>
Along with the debut of a new Nike flagship store at Scottsdale Quarter this week came an announcement of the North Scottsdale mall's fall/winter 2010-2011 restaurant lineup. Eleven new restaurants are in the works, joining Oakville Grocery, Brio Tuscan Grill, and Primebar: Coal Burger: coal-fire ... More >>
Apple co-owner Steve Jobs has more money than God by now, which is why Apple has unlimited options for what they could do with everything they've earned from iTunes alone.According to Hypebot, it costs around $75 million per month for Apple to operate iTunes. Prefix pulled together a solid list o ... More >>
The cover of Weezer's forthcoming album, Hurley.It was bad enough when Weezer felt the need to insert Best Buy into their incredibly overplayed radio hit "I Want You To." Now it seems that their record Hurley, scheduled to be released on Sept. 14, may not be a direct reference to the Lost charact ... More >>
Sports giant Nike aired an ad today that even has us scratching our heads wondering "is there no shame."The black-and-white ad shows a sullen-looking Tiger standing on a golf course with the voice of his dead father speaking to him.
Just one of the new Blondie shoes that will be sold by Converse.It seems anything involving Blondie and Converse, the quintessential and iconic shoe of late-'70s punk rockers, would be a great idea.Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry wasn't just known for her golden tresses and her take-charge attitu ... More >>
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