Over the last few years Apache Lake Music Festival has made the just-barely-perceptible leap from curiosity to institution, and it's easy to see why; like most institutions, the core of it is a really simple idea done well: What if you could see a bunch of local bands in a novel, secularly fun setti ... More >>
When I was a small boy, I was relatively certain "The Safety Dance" was about a dance, possibly the one they were doing in the video. When I was a slightly larger boy, someone said, "No, it's about nuclear war, possibly the one at the end of the video," which was a little distressing. When I was as ... More >>
Being a rock fan in the early '70s meant never knowing a year when rock wasn't moving forward -- when newer and bolder innovations weren't always just around the corner. Yes took the burgeoning progressive rock movement further -- and with a longer running time -- than anyone else had dared to befo ... More >>
Busk Showalter, the Diamondbacks' workaholic manager, proves that there is crying in baseball.
Dreck or treat