Sheriff Joe Arpaio cracks the whip, and his neutered poodles in the press jump through the hoops. From female chain gangs and inmate coloring contests to investigating President Obama's birth certificate and putting inmates on bread and water for defacing American flag stickers, Arpaio's pre-packa ... More >>
Last week, a couple of so-called indie bands released music videos that featured quirky blonde actresses. Michelle Williams traveled to Niagara Falls Wild Nothing's "Paradise" and The Girl Next Door Elisha Cuthbert imagines herself in a movie in The Gaslight Anthem's video for "Here Comes My Man." B ... More >>
If you miss out on Phlava's set tonight at Red Revolver Lounge in Scottsdale, don't fret. The renowned local hip-hop DJ will be cold kickin' it live at both Sevens Lounge in Glendale or Club Miami tomorrow, followed by his regular Sunday night slot at Amsterdam. Plus, he's one of two residents of th ... More >>
Love it or hate it, it's looking inevitable: dubstep isn't going anywhere for awhile, and a lot of ambitious metalheads are pairing their riffs up with wobble wobble sounds in a bid for commercial success. It reminds me of a coked-out Paris Hilton making a sex tape with Slayer's Kerry King. It wou ... More >>
How to know when you've arrived? It's not Snooki following you on Twitter, your mention in a rap song/your rap song, or your video making it on Tosh.0 -- it's a shout-out from the Big O herself, Oprah Winfrey. Julia Baker, chef and owner of Julia Baker Confections, should know. The one-time statist ... More >>
As a kid, a lot of things creep you out that really shouldn't. Shower drains, primarily, along with cryptic pictures of Jesus Christ and, of course, clowns (John Wayne Gacy, Jr. being the exception.) Certain bands seem to play on that irrational childhood fear, making their music a year-roun ... More >>
Nicki Minaj is dead to Lil' Kim, according to Idolator.When will these chicks stop ripping each other off? Nicki Minaj's whole character is partially modeled after and influenced by Lil' Kim. If Lil' Kim can't be the bad chick on the block then someone had to replace her, and Nicki Minaj came alo ... More >>
Pretty people sweat it out
Tempe officials released surveillance footage of Tuesday night's dam burst, and if you were expecting some awesome, apocalyptic wave overtaking the dry riverbed, don't get your hopes up -- the video sucks.The quality of the video resembles that of the Paris Hilton sex tape, and the content is ... More >>
BrunoLast week, Valley Fever posted a story about California animal shelters being overrun with chihuahuas and how shelter officials were pawning off the little pooches to shelters in Arizona.Thanks for nothing, California, because now the chihuahua infestation seems to have found its ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Help Sal Reza's Macehualli Center Tomorrow by Eating at Applebee's Up on the Sun: The Lo ... More >>
Want a fright night with class? Youve come to the right place.
If you haven't heard of the gory stage show turned slasher flick known as Repo! The Genetic Opera, you're probably counting yourself lucky. When the hubby suggested we see this B-movie, currently available on video or on the big screen at Chandler Cinemas, I was less than thrilled. I expected a mode ... More >>
Repossession is nine-tenths of the law in fiendish rock opera
Director Darren Bousman described Repo! The Genetic Opera to the sold-out crowd at Chandler Cinemas on Thursday night, with all the passion of a director who's made an instant cult classic.
A look at 2007's most successful train wrecks
Just don't call us late for the sexy car commercial
Why you should take Brett Ratner seriously
Becky say no war
The pissed-off puffin paddles fellow journalists, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and an FBI monkey-spanker at U of A
A clear case of heiress-ment
When indie goes prime-time, what's left?
Plenty of gore and even more bore
Wiffle ball's legit at GCS Games
How to ride the airwaves
The James Hotel
Los Dos Molinos
Paris and Nicole take on charity balls
What better way to await the end of civilization than with the pupu platter at Drift?
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
Now past his self-destructive punk phase, Abe Ruthless settles into a resolute musical routine