The estimate of the taxpayers' tab in the Melendres v. Arpaio lawsuit is more than $7.3 million, the Feathered Bastard reported yesterday.While thinking of a more judicious use of $7.3 million in taxpayer money, we found these really badass jetpacks.
With the May 30 deadline looming, the effort to recall Sheriff Joe Arpaio has stopped its paid petition-gathering, for the second time, due to donors' unwillingness to cough up the cash.Stephen Lemons reported last week that Respect Arizona found "the sticking point [for donors] was the lack of a de ... More >>
New Times has come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass -- and we're all out of bubblegum.New Times writers and designers have been nominated sixfold for this year's Association of Alternative Newsmedia's AltWeekly Awards.This comes a month after raking in 30 journalism awards, including first-place ... More >>
Image: www.planetware.com Two cops -- a man and woman -- stood at the door when the senior citizen opened it one afternoon in Middle Village, Queens. The female cop had her hand on the butt of her holstered handgun. "You registered a couple of rifles last year," the female cop explained. "But yo ... More >>
The East Valley certainly has the market cornered on Irish chain pubs. (You know, quasi-Celtic party bars/eateries that lay on the shamrock schtick as thick as a pint of Guinness. My colleague Stephen Lemons once decribed them as "Irish Disneylands") Just off the top of our head there's Tilted ... 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 >>
While my esteemed blogging colleague (blog-eague?) Stephen Lemons has been busy picking fights with the fiesty commentators at AZPunk.com, I've had my ears glued to the formidable portal's latest compilation of local punk bands, AZPunk.comp V5, which will have its release celebrated Friday night at ... More >>
What if Jesus Christ came back as an illegal alien?
If we had it to do over, would we publish the satirical saga of Chef Kaz Yamamoto? Hell yes! Punk you, if you can't take a joke!
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