Rapper Wiz Khalifa is a mere three years my junior. What this means, perhaps of more importance than any other similarity, is that he and I shared a significant adolescent infatuation with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. None of us were immune. Turtle action figures were a mainstay across many ... More >>
Joey Bradfisch (center) with musical group Karmin Joey BradfischBradfisch is a producer for the Johnjay and Rich radio morning show on 104.7 KISS-FM. His segment, What'cha Doin At The Courthouse?, airs on the station every Friday at 7:40 a.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>
If you happened to spy bizarrely dressed groups of people pushing equally weird-looking shopping carts along the sidewalks of downtown Phoenix over the weekend, you weren't hallucinating. The Arizona Cacophony Society held the annual Phoenix Idiotarod on Saturday afternoon and caused plenty of ... More >>
Congratulations Twi-Hards: Your love for the ongoing necro-bestial love triangle made Breaking Dawn more than a couple bucks this weekend. And unlike the haters of the world that sneer at your devotion to Teams Edward or Jacob - I can't make fun of you. You see, I too was part of an all cons ... More >>
Everyone knows "Tequila," the 1958 hit by the California combo The Champs, even if they don't know the name of the band that recorded it. The song was originally cut as a toss-away b-side for rockabilly artist Dave Burgess' single "Train to Nowhere." But it was "Tequila," written by songwri ... More >>
Maria VassettDeath Angel performing at The Clubhouse on February 19, 2011.Death AngelClubhouse Music VenueFebruary 19, 2011It took me 24 years to finally see Death Angel perform live, but all things considered, it was well worth the wait. If any show is capable of whetting one's appetite for this ... More >>
ASU art clubs find something Sarah Palins good for
X-Men. Archie. Sailor Moon. If you thought comic books were limited to namby-pamby superhero tales, Manga and All-American "good guy" serials like Richie Rich and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, take a peek at local artist J. Scooter Harris' graphic novel/comic book serie ... More >>
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
Card-based Pokémon sequel trots out this year's gotta-haves -- but not much else
Arm the Homeless stages a firearms giveaway for Phoenix vagrants.
Spawn's creator revolutionized the comic-book industry. But did he survive Hollywood with his soul intact?