Last week, Laura Hahnefeld highlighted three restaurants in "How the Valley's Legendary Restaurants Keep Up With the Times," which covers everything from Phoenix's culinary history to what it takes to keep a restaurant in business for over half a century. One small mention and tantalizing photo dese ... More >>
www.newsfunnier.comLarry King: not dead.Contrary to popular belief, former CNN talk show host Larry King isn't a cryogenically frozen corpse...yet.In a recent CNN special, King says that when he finally does kick the bucket he wants his body to be frozen, which -- with the help of Scottsdale-base ... More >>
www.roflrazzi.comBritney Spears is well-known for being a freakin' lunatic, so this morning when we heard she was planning on having her body frozen after she dies, with the hopes that she'll be thawed out and brought back to life in future generations, we weren't exactly shocked.It's being repor ... More >>
www.isntlifeterrible.com Ken Kendrick, managing general partner of the Arizona Diamondbacks and a long-time baseball-card collector, is lending his $2.8 million collection to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.Kendrick's 25-card collection contains some of th ... More >>
www.ottiesdesigns.comLooks like Ted Williams' severed head isn't the only cranium causing controversy. The family of a dead Colorado woman is fighting with Scottsdale-based Alcor Life Extensions over the rights to the woman's body-less head.Mary Robbins, a 71-year-old Colorado Springs woman, kick ... More >>
"The Kid"It seems as though "Teddy Ballgame" had specific instructions for those dealing with his remains, none of which mentioned being cut into pieces, cryogenically frozen, and stored in Scottsdale.In a letter to his lawyer, longtime Boston attorney and confidante Robert E. McWalter, bas ... More >>
Two juveniles were arrested by Phoenix police for allegedly shooting at traffic signs and speed enforcement cameras with BB guns. DPS officers stopped a black Volvo after reports of shots fired on eastbound Interstate 10 and took a male and a female into custody. There were reportedly five ju ... More >>
www.myspace.com Ted Williams had his head severed and frozen when he died in 2002The frozen head of Ted Williams made headlines again last week when a new book claims lab technicians at Scottsdale-based Alcor Life Extension Foundation used the Spendid Splinter's frozen head as a baseball a ... More >>
Larry Johnson, a former executive at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, has written a book titled Frozen. In the book, Johnson writes that employees at Alcor mishandled baseball legend Ted Williams' head, with one employee taking baseball-like swings at Williams' frozen head w ... More >>
www.mlb.com Ted Williams Scottsdale-based Alcor Life Extension Foundation released an official statement this afternoon in response to claims by a former employee that the frozen head of Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams was tossed around like, well, a baseball, while lab technician ... More >>
Deputy Secretary of State Kevin Tyne will be soon-to-be Governor Jan Brewer's chief of staff, and Brewer has named a Who's Who list of familiar names from previous GOP administrations to her transition team, which will be led by (gulp - for those with long memories) Chuck Coughlin. Here's the team: ... More >>
Volume 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails
Esteban Sauer explains how Preserve A Life suckered so many, including the twits at Primetime Live.
Move Over, ALCOR. Phoenix-based Preserve A Life wants to make sure the dearly departed are ready for their close-ups.
Pink Pony Steakhouse
3831 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Big League Dugout
Bob Clapp believes those who hate anabolic steroids are a bunch of scrawny puritanical dimwits
It's crystal clear that the city of Scottsdale served its citizens water laced with a suspected carcinogen. But did city officials do it on purpose?
AS MARICOPA COUNTY'S FINANCES DETERIORATED, COUNTY SUPERVISORS USED THE HEALTH CARE AGENCY AS A FINANCIAL DUMPING GROUND. THEY LOADED THE AGENCY WITH DEBTS. THEY BLAMED THE COUNTY'S FISCAL MESS ON THE COUNTY HOSPITAL. AND THEN THE SUPERVISORS GOT TO DO WH
MARICOPA COUNTY IS SCRAPPING A BRAND-NEW, VERY EXPENSIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM SO IT CAN BUY---SURPRISE!---ANOTHER NEW, EXPENSIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM