Bobby Bare Jr.'s new album Undefeated is a mixed bag stylistically, jumping from power pop to R&B, punk rock to cosmic Krautrock, but at its core the 47-year-old songwriter says it's "all country." Born to Country Hall of Famer Bobby Bare and singer Jeanie Bare, his Western roots make perfect sense: ... More >>
It took moving to Seattle and getting his heart stomped on for Harper Lines to get a record full of breakup hits. After the Harper and the Moths (whom we profiled in this week's issue of Phoenix New Times here) frontman said goodbye to the Valley for what he thought was the love of his life, a break ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! BURNED BY THE RELATIVE I LOANED MONEY Dear Willie D: I loaned my cousin $500 more than six months ago. She promised t ... More >>
So, my girlfriend and I just broke up. Coincidentally, or maybe because April is just a shitty month, the inverse happened to Camille Standen, who wrote a piece for Noisey about how her shattered relationship ruined all the songs she used to love. I can relate, but I wouldn't say my favorite songs ... More >>
www.barbarian.comIf your marriage includes some (ahem) extracurricular activities with someone who isn't your spouse, you're not just a cheater -- according to Arizona law -- you're also a criminal.That's right, cheating on your spouse is a misdemeanor in Arizona -- and a Glendale man actually us ... More >>
Phoenix Police DepartmentCarl Mosher admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old student at a Catholic school where he works as a PE teacher.Since our previous post about Carl Mosher, a gym teacher at a Catholic school in Phoenix who is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student, we've come a ... More >>
www.photobucket.comHas your spouse made your life a living hell? Want out of the marriage as quickly as possible? There's an alternative to homicide called divorce, and the morality cops over at the Arizona State Legislature want to make it is hard, drawn-out, and as painful as humanly possible.F ... More >>
www.hillarysheppard.comA Mesa woman was drinking on Friday night and apparently thought it would be a good idea to intentionally slam her head into a wall -- right before beating the crap out of her girlfriend and forgetting she had weed in her pocket while talking with police.According to ... More >>
With all the bogus adds for "sexual stimulants" and "potency enhancers" that pop up on the Internet, it's hard to believe anyone's claim that something you ingest can boost your libido or improve your romantic encounters. The verdict is still out on whether aphrodisiacs work, but som ... More >>
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Today's approval of gay marriages by the Iowa Supreme Court isn't likely to impact Arizona, says a local group that helped see a ban on such marriages approved.Cathi HerrodNo legal challenges to the successful Proposition 102 are expected, says Cathi Herrod of the Center for Arizona Policy. The law ... More >>
Olmsted denounces gay marriage, while ignoring the mass deportation of undocumented mothers and fathers. Know what Jesus had to say about homosexuality? Nothing. Zip. Zilch. Nada. It apparently was of no concern to him. Of course, he was always hanging out with this group of 12 righteous dudes, and ... More >>
Isn't that a given?
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Opponents of gay marriage know it will succeed, and they're scared
The Matchmaker will find your true love
Giving Cupid a shot in the arm
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Local poster boys for gay marriage want it all
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