Earlier this month, Gwar and Warbeast kicked off a tour and brought down the house at Tucson's Rialto Theatre. But the thrash metal gods, lo and behold, have forsaken us here in Phoenix, and the tour didn't come our way. Hell, the duo is even going through spots like Des Moines, Little Rock, Green ... More >>
Conspiracy theories are my comfort food. After all, all a conspiracy is "the action of plotting or conspiring," and not just about tin-foil hats and Reptillians. When Reagan's cronies illegally sold weapons to Iran in the Iran-Contra Scandal, that was a conspiracy. When the CIA sold crack to kids in ... More >>
Jamie Peachey From left: MCSO Deputy Chief Jack MacIntyre, MCSO attorneys Joe Popolizio and John Masterson, and Sheriff Joe ArpaioMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- flanked by two attorneys and MCSO Deputy Chief Jack MacIntyre -- held a press conference this afternoon to address the Dep ... More >>
www.olfred.orgRussell Pearce may be spending "a little time with [his] god" after getting the boot from his powerful position as state Senate president Tuesday night, but for the less pious, Pearce's ouster means one thing: it's time to speculate about what he'll do next.The predictions have rang ... More >>
www.printedclothing.com Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth made one of his more-legendary gaffs over the weekend, and Senator John McCain's campaign responded the way it often does when J.D. opens his trap and something dumb comes out: with a mildly humorous Web ad.In case you missed it, ... More >>
A man is in custody after leading police on a chase and then crashing a truck into a Tempe building. The accident happened shortly after 6 a.m. at 48th street and Southern Avenue. Police received reports that a man saw someone drive off in his truck, and tried to pull the truck over. After plowin ... More >>
Most conspiracy theories are so ridiculous, it's hard to choose which are the least plausible or which faces the higher mountain of opposing evidence. Some seem within the realm of the possible, such as the ones that surround the assassination of JFK, the Pearl Harbor attack or the murder of Pr ... More >>
Arizonans and local companies have donated nearly $2.5 million for a long-awaited restoration of the USS Arizona Memorial's visitor center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the tourist attraction that showcases the sunken tomb for the sailors trapped inside the 93-year-old battleship. Yet the fundraisin ... More >>
An ugly chapter of Arizona's past
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Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
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