There are a slew of reasons we dig Al Page. Not only does the cat have one of the most fly Afros in all of P-Town, he's also one of the most laid-back and approachable DJs in this 'berg. Every weekend, Page busts much ass on both the record decks and behind the scenes at the Hidden House, putting ... More >>
Props to the spirit of country legend Hank Williams and YouTuber "politicatty." The latter has borrowed the tune from the former's Cajun-styled hit "Jambalaya" for an anti-Joe Arpaio ditty entitled, "Goodbye, Joe!" The lyrics are pretty amusing. Here's a sample:Goodbye Joe. You gotta go. Take three ... More >>
Big, bad, neo-Nazis? Um, not exactly. See, the local defenders of the white race -- at least the Arizona adherents of the National Socialist Movement, led by pseudo-fuehrer Jeff Schoep nationally -- are girly men. When it comes to fliering Phoenix anonymously, under the cover of darkn ... More >>
By Annie ZaleskiPop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The follo ... More >>
MCSA lead organizer Raquel Teran: Maricopa County's version of the KGB paid her a little visit today. Seems like Sheriff Joe's goons at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office can't go a day without abusing their power, and attempting to intimidate and silence their critics. Following the absurd arrest ... More >>
By John Dickerson Tim Nelson, the Democratic candidate for Maricopa County attorney who's running neck-and-neck with County Attorney Andrew Thomas in the race, today reasserted his claim that Thomas played a key role in the arrests of two New Times executives last year. Nelson added at a press con ... More >>
By Sarah Fenske Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas went to bizarre lengths yesterday to pressure radio stations from playing a Democrat-funded ad that compares his tactics to those in police states from Soviet Russia to "Castro's Cuba" -- going so far as to threaten lawsuits against the station ... More >>
In conjunction with this week’s cover story on Phoenix’s hip-hop scene, "Raising Terrazona," we’re putting a media blitzkrieg up here that highlights some of the hottest hip-hop acts in our great desert metropolis. Be ... More >>
Who's playing what, where and when
New Year's Eve of destruction
Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen
The Three Adams I'm actually pretty relieved that '06 is in the books now; it was a pain in the ass year that I spent with a pain in the ass girl (who's history as well) and I'd just as soon pretend it didn't happen. In celebration of its ending, I hit up a bangin' house party in my 'hood, where DJ ... More >>
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
The Kreme crew kicks it at Camus, soaking up all the chill creativity of a Pink Sunday night
The winged wonder on John McCain's righteous anti-torture stance, Stepford-like Gilbert and changes at hipster haven Lux
Our feathered fiend bombs Trump-haters, racist soccer moms, Uncle Joe and the ACLU. Who's gonna be next?
Letters from the issue of Thursday, May 12, 2005
A blessing in disguise awaits at Cone Gallery
People are sick and animals are dying near TRW's air-bag plant in Mesa.
In Rounders, Matt Damon's face card breaks up a low straight
Ariel fuses the works of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Coolio to a Liberace aesthetic in "The Power of Five"
THEIR FATHER DEFECTED IN 1944. BROTHERS ANDREW AND VALENTIN WERE BROUGHT TOGETHER THIS YEAR TRYING TO FIND OUT WHY.