Like any bloodless coup, this one takes place within the palace, beyond the purview of prying eyes. It's an inside job spearheaded by the ultimate of inside players, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. He's a former Obama fundraiser, cable lobbyist, and head of the cable trade association, chosen by the presi ... More >>
On the heels of Reverend Jesse Jackson demanding workforce diversity statistics from Silcon Valley tech companies, there's a push to get the same stats out of Arizona's biggest power company. In Phoenix, activist Revered Jarrett Maupin is organizing people to join him in demanding Arizona Public Se ... More >>
Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker front man David Lowery is royally pissed. Make that royalty pissed for the lack of compensation he's received for the use of his songs on online webcasts, most notably Pandora.' On June 23, 2013, The Trichordist, a website for artists for an ethical and sustainable ... More >>
"Who can take a rainbow, wrap it in a sigh, soak it in the sun and make a groovy lemon pie?" Up until two years ago when Georganne Bryant opened her colorful retro candy boutique, Smeeks, no one in Phoenix could. Seems Bryant started a trend. Up popped Sweets and Beats (now defunct), ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaThe Eagles long after hell froze over in Phoenix."We should just close our eyes, and maybe they'll sound the same," she says about The Eagles, the band we're headed to see. I'm sitting next to her in our crowded light-rail car. She smells of strong perfume, too strong, but her ... More >>
The Maine: Ready to fight for a greener society, one concert at a time.A concert by Tempe pop-rock band The Maine has been deemed a suitable prize for "America's Greenest School." IC Bus, the nation's top school bus manufacturer, will pay the band to play a show at whatever school wins its second ... More >>
By Sarah Ventre The story goes that Albert Einstein passed away when Dr. Michio Kaku was growing up. That event caused him to dedicate his life to finishing what Einstein began and was unable to finish. Since that time, Dr. Kaku has become one of the leading physicists in the entire world, and ha ... More >>
Okay, Janet, you won. Now what?
Wardriving hackers take the revenge of the nerds to the street
Congressional hopeful Craig Columbus charts a course for a brave new Arizona.
Infamous killer Robert Comer now says he's the one who should die
Stephen Malkmus leaves Pavement behind with a slanted and enchanting solo debut
Building new cultural facilities is a risky business for Valley cities.
American dance-music journalism shows it has a long way to go
The flimsy techno thriller Antitrust does nothing to boost Ryan Phillippe to stardom
After a lengthy hiatus and a revolving door of lineup changes, Connole and company return with a revamped Revenants
A decade ago, the American Psycho author was vilified. Now, he could launch a franchise.
Meet alien abductee/author/prophet Marcia Schafer and the UFO-seeing, consciousness- raising, technology-obsessed new wave of New Age
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