We had the pleasure several years ago of attending a talk in Tempe by one of our all-time favorite writers, Mr. Ray Bradbury. He was a terrific speaker, funny, topical and full of piss and vinegar about the sorry state of things in modern-day American culture.
He spoke eloquently ... More >>
We watched with great curiosity last night as local television news types tried to sort out the wild yarn involving Pinal County sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll.
Here's our story on the stink.
An "investigative reporter" (as compared with a "reporter") for the NBC affiliate (Chan ... More >>
A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away, there was no "Sheriff" Joe Arpaio. But in the mid-1980s, there was a ex-DEA agent named Joe Arpaio who was selling flights into space from a Scottsdale travel firm.
New Times has written about Arpaio's former life as a spac ... More >>