Dedicated Paula Deen supporters are popping up by the thousands to show support for their butter queen. Some 600 thousand fans of the Facebook page "We Support Paula Deen," led by a man named John Schmitt, launched a campaign to send empty butter wrappers to companies that dropped the Food Network s ... More >>
Good news, gluten-free foodies, Anne Byrn, a.k.a. "The Cake Mix Doctor," is coming to Changing Hands Bookstore this Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. See Also: Gluten-Free Beer: Omission Pale Ale is So Good, You Can't Tell Nine Favorite Metro Phoenix Spots Where You Can Eat Gluten Free Byrn, who ... More >>
Ask any chef: Food- and restaurant-related TV may provide drama and entertainment (although even that is questionable), but it sure as hell isn't based in reality. Feet ache, ceilings leak, employees call in sick, the health department shows up, grease traps overflow, food prices skyrocket, stoves c ... More >>
This is part two of my interview with Aaron May, chef-partner of Praying Monk, Over Easy, The Lodge, Mabel's on Main and May's Counter in Tucson. If you missed part one, where May talks about whether he's a chef, a restaurateur or a party boy -- and what I learned (full disclosure) in a year of work ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a box in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. Is M.I.A.'s controversial "Born Free" video an allegory about Arizona? Who is headlining Arizona's 2010 Fall ... More >>
What do you when you can't sniff another appearance on Leno? When your agent can't get AM radio to touch you? When there's no literally viable source for promoting your music to mainstream audiences beyond a television shopping network?If you're Meatloaf, you go on QVC on May 4 (noon Eastern, 9 a ... More >>
There's no denying Lady Gaga's a pro when it comes to crafting a unique visual style to go along with her catchy pop music. Her new video with Beyoncé, for "Telephone," is no exception--it sure is unique. But it also doesn't make a whole lot of sense and contains a shot of a dead dog--not co ... More >>
Jan D'Atri and The Spatuloons might sound like an all-girl fifties band, but the phrase actually refers a trio of wooden kitchen utensils, the latest product offering from local cookbook author and television personality, Jan D'Atri. D'Atri will be hosting a cooking show and signing copies o ... More >>
Stephen Lemons hits a new joint
The Eyes of Alice Cooper (Eagle Rock)
Classical guitarist Estéban looks to extend beyond the Home Shopping Network. MTV, anyone?
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Confounding all his critics, an aging Scottsdale lounge guitarist transforms himself into the heartthrob of TV's Home Shopping Network
Trashman endures follicle torture after a night at the headbanger's ball
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes
YEE HAW! HOKEY HOSTS HAWK WACKY WARES ON TV'S FUNKIEST FLEA MARKET.