Sherman Unkefer, the Scottsdale gold-and-juice scamster targeted in a $54 million RICO suit, supposedly sold $5.4 million in gold and silver in 2013 to stop it from going to his victims. Marc Olivieri, who worked with one of Unkefer's associates, detailed the alleged sale in an affidavit filed in M ... More >>
The owners of 23 dogs found dead on June 19 at a home-boarding business in Gilbert are suing the four suspects in the related criminal case, including the son of Senator Jeff Flake. Twenty-one people, represented by four local lawyers, filed a 23-page complaint today in Maricopa County Superior Cou ... More >>
In case you couldn't tell from my previous Throwback Thursday posts, I have a soft spot for the '90s. I'm a millennial, so it's easy for me to wax nostalgic over boy bands and raunchy comedies. Last weekend was quite the stroll down memory lane thanks to American Reunion, which recycled plenty of j ... More >>
Photo illustration: Ray Stern Days before North American Coin and Currency collapsed in 1982, Robert Bartemus received a check for about $8,000 for the silver he had stored with the precious-metals company. The check bounced. "I was just devastated at the time," says Bartemus, ... More >>
No Johnny-come-lately: de la Rocha at a February 2009 anti-Arpaio march in PhoenixDid Zack de la Rocha, like, read my mind?Or maybe he just read my blog back in June about Los Lobos boycotting Arizona over SB 1070. There I suggested that de la Rocha and all the other great acts avoiding Sand Land li ... More >>
Bid Bidwill, Ken Whisenhunt, and Rod Graves in January 2007 The Arizona Cardinals are going to the Super Bowl, and the world didn't end. Despite their myriad critics, maybe that means they belong there. Dangerous corollary for a young team: Maybe they're beginning to think they belong there. Luckil ... More >>
By Brendan Joel Kelley (Thanks to my friend Paula Harms for taking the lovely photos of Andy Hersey) Last weekend, as I mentioned in a previous post, I took off down south to see my cowboy buddy Andy Hersey throw down at a barn dance in Sonoita to celebrate the release of his latest record, Betwee ... More >>
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Gospel, blues, and R&B rolled into a "pop grab bag"
Fiesta Bowl touches down in Tempe
Pop stars complain about their jobs like everyone else. Here's what's happened when some of their gripes have actually made it to tape.
The Texas-Jerusalem Experience (Bella Union)
The Arizona Historical Society Museum in Papago Park is hosting free living history performances
An underfunded Democrat takes on a powerful Republican in a quest for the state's least-sexy elected office
Dreck or treat
FOR BOB HIRSCHFELD---MEN'S-RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND DOMESTIC-RELATIONS LAWYER---BREAKING UP IS FUN TO DO
THE KLUMPS HAVE RUN COWS ON PUBLIC LAND FOR DECADES. NOW THEY'RE TELLING THE GOVERNMENT THEY OWN IT.