It's pretty easy for a scribbler in this town to know when you've drawn blood from local hypocrites: Those skewered squeal like hogs being boiled alive in Karo syrup.Recalled ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce is no exception, despite his tough-guy pose. Make that double for his mini-me enable ... More >>
Legendary Valley alternative radio station KUKQ is back -- on the Internet, that is.
A operators of the a site boasting those famous call letters, synonymous with Phoenix jocks like Jonathan L and John "Johnny D" Dixon (both have shows on terrestrial station KWSS 106.7 these days), announced via F ... More >>
First Press Arizona is throwing its 10th live fine wine auction and dinner on February 11 at Kierland Resort and Spa to benefit KJZZ's Youth Media Center.
The smart and witty Peter Sagal, of NPR's game show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, will be the evening's host. Guests will live it up with liv ... More >>
David Palacios "El Gatillero," one of Phoenix's favorite Spanish-language radio personalities, is celebrating his 13-year anniversary of being on the Valley's airwaves. "El" Gatillero" has been entertaining the Hispanic community in Phoenix
on La Nueva 105.9, which airs from Monday
through Frid ... More >>
Lt. Mike StaufferFor the average (pardon the pun) Joe, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's a hard guy to get a hold of. As for his opponent in next year's GOP primary for sheriff, Scottsdale Lieutenant Mike Stauffer: not so much.Stauffer, in our experience, welcomes any question thrown at him. H ... More >>
TV on the Radio - Nine Types of LightWell, we're smack dab in the crux of April's wheelhouse -- today is an overwhelming solid day with tons of new releases, this Saturday is Record Store Day and next Tuesday sees more quality releases. If April is to be considered the best month for new music in ... More >>
DJ M2Opportunities abound for y'all to catch DJ M2 in action, whether it's during his weekday shift on hip-hop station Power 98.3, or every Thursdays over at Dirty Pretty during Groove Candy. Either way, it's well worth going out of your way to do so, as M2 weaves some mixing magic on the tu ... More >>
Radio personality Carlos Galindo gets the MCSO treatment Thursday
Above is a video sent to me by activists out monitoring MCSO activity in Maryvale yesterday. According to the activists and others I spoke with, there were about 50 or so MCSO deputies gathered at the John F. Long Community Cen ... More >>
Teen Radio ProjectJesus Castro and Celestina Munoz recording a story about teen pregnancy. There's always a lot of news coverage about so-called "teen issues" -- in the paper, on-line, on TV and on the radio. From teen pregnancies and homelessness to video-game violence and, of course, teen sho ... More >>