Republican Congressman Paul Gosar wants Homeland Security officials to explain to him why Abdullatif Aldosary -- the Coolidge resident accused of detonating an "explosive device" outside the Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande last week -- has been allowed to stay in the United St ... More >>
Yep, you read the headline right. Because a group of interfaith leaders and activists plan a candlelight vigil near Tent City on Saturday, June 23, starting at 8 p.m., "America's toughest most cowardly sheriff" will be placing his vast incarceration complex on lockdown for the day, preventing inmat ... More >>
News out of Canada a few days ago about the first-degree murder convictions and life sentences of a man, his wife, and their 21-year-old son: Their victims were the parents' three daughters, ages 19, 17, and 13, and the husband's first wife. Authorities found the bodies of the four fema ... More >>
Last week, we asked our readers to offer suggestions for an appropriate caption for the above photo of presidential candidate Herman Cain in the midst of a rather epic brain-fart for this week's New Times' You Write the Caption contest.If you missed Cain's cranial flatulence, click here to watc ... More >>
Most bands aren't used to soldiers moshing with M-16s and spending the night in one Saddam Hussien's palaces. But Five Finger Death Punch isn't like other bands. Up on the Sun spoke with guitarist Jason Hook about his favorite tracks off the new album, a night in one of Saddam Hussein's pal ... More >>
Just back from downtown Phoenix's county courthouse, where Faleh Almaleki has been sentenced to 34 1/2 years behind bars for the 2009 murder of his daughter Noor and near-murder of another woman. Faleh Almaleki: "I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I'm sorry!" We'll be writing in more detail about th ... More >>
I have a confession to make: Robots used to scare the shit outta me. I mean, really scare the shit outta me. I don’t know what it was about automatons and androids, but during my pre-pubescent years, these mechanical menaces used to give me Texas Chainsaw Massacre-sized levels of terro ... More >>
Preach on, my revolutionary, rich-ass brother.... Right-wing lip-flapper Darrell Ankarlo of the Mormon-owned KTAR 92.3FM had an eyebrow-lifter of a show this a.m., dealing with the statements of Rage Against the Machine firebrand Zack de la Rocha during the recent Rage reunion at Coachella. If you ... More >>
In which you are sent away to bordering school
Wikimedia Commons The Kingdom and the Power, as long as you've got crossword puzzles and Disney teenyboppper tripe. Five-plus years since the largest terrorist attack on American soil, and readers of The New York Times, still the nation's most esteemed news source despite Jayson Blair's mo ... More >>
Another sequel, another chance for Rocky to persevere for America
Probing America's passion for war
Letters from the issue of Thursday, May 12, 2005
Your weekly pop culture wrap-up
Sean Penn blames his problems on the president -- so what else is new?
Letters from the week of October 21, 004
Letters from the week of October 14, 2004
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
Navajo warriors, buff babes and, um, Saddam's bald bro rip up the ring at The Sets.
M.O.P. & Pharoahe Monch bring the noise
Summer heat makes us want to sit perfectly still and read about peoples wild, wild lives
Like America's current leaders, Viggo and Hidalgo try to "enlighten" the Arabs with Western justice
Letters from the week of August 8, 2002
Wide World of Maps
Mountains "AGE," lawyers have hissy fits, and Arpaio asks you to draw
Have You Forgotten? (DreamWorks)
The hawks and doves of the local music scene
Wonderful Rainbow (Load Records)
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
No more room at the inn. Our Bunker of the Apocalypse has been filled.
Dance and Dense Denso (Surco/Universal)
The crowd at Patriots Square Park resembled that at a Stones concert
Chuck Carlson and his disciples are taking it to the streets, demanding that pro-life churches practice what they preach and condemn war in Iraq
Country boy croons from the heart
From the week of Nov. 29 - Dec. 5
Lydia Millet reads from her latest novel, My Happy Life
Activist passionate about his causes
Refugees from around the world find common ground--and a few good rumbles--in a Valley soccer league of nations
JAWAD HASHIM CLAIMS HE'S A BANKRUPT VICTIM OF A VENDETTA BY HIS FORMER BOSS--IRAQ'S FEARED PRESIDENT, SADDAM HUSSEIN. A WEALTH OF EVIDENCE SUGGESTS HASHIM'S JUST ANOTHER SCAM ARTIST WHO WOUND UP IN SCOTTSDALE.