If you require more evidence that Phoenix Magazine's July issue cover story on Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- penned by former New Times staff writer and current Phoenix Magazine associate editor Niki D'Andrea -- is a massive wad of journalistic fellatio, a trip to your local Fry's grocery store will convinc ... More >>
Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. So, here's a recap of some of the top stories from the week that you may have missed.Phoenix's Coup Des Ta ... More >>
Last month, Southern chef and butter queen Paula Deen gave a videotaped deposition to a lawyer representing a former manager of Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House. The former employee, Lisa Jackson, is suing Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, who own the restaurant for alleged sexual harassment, ... More >>
Joe Arpaio: supermarket tabloids "do the best journalistic stories."First Lady Michelle Obama apparently is in a "panic" over Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's probe into whether her husband, President Barack Obama, is a U.S. citizen -- if you believe the supermarket tabloid The Globe's "insid ... More >>
Who needs the New York Times?Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is quite vocal about his disdain for local news outlets -- New Times in particular -- and now we know why; the sheriff prefers to get his news from publications like the National Enquirer and Globe. Dan Nowicki, the Arizona Republic' ... More >>
Tiger Woods, whose location has been more elusive than Osama Bin Laden's since his Thanksgiving car wreck, was spotted outside a sex-addiction-rehabilitation clinic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Another loss for the Arizona economy, as hopeful businesses in Wickenburg planned for hi ... More >>
The National Enquirer says this is Cindy McCain's boyfriend -- and John McCain's chief strategist apparently believed them.Mark Weaver, the top campaign strategist for Senator John McCain, believed rumors that McCain's wife Cindy was having an affair with a Tempe man, according to a new book hitt ... More >>
Declaring that "special events are drivers of ridership," Metro Light Rail CEO Rick Simonetta today announced extended hours for the April 3 and 4 Tempe Music Festival. Instead of the last train leaving at 11 p.m., as usual, east- or westbound riders can depart from the 3rd Street and Mill ... More >>
In the future, there will be nothing but lists, lists, and more lists. We will worship lists as the ancient Egyptians once venerated the sun. There's no use in resisting. So take a sedative, a hit of Scotch, a toke or two of the medical-grade shit, and prepare to be listed, Feathered Bastard-style. ... More >>
A Tempe used car salesman who the National Enquirer calls "Cindy McCain's Secret Lover" accuses the gossip rag's reporter of "extortion" and intimidating his family in an injunction against harassment petition. Dino Castelli filed the petition (see link to actual document below) with the Maricopa C ... More >>
Tempe used car salesman Dino Castelli tells New Times today that a National Enquirer article claiming he and Cindy McCain are having an affair is "all bullshit." As covered in this blog last month, the infamous weekly gossip rag claims Castelli and the senator's wife can be seen smooching ... More >>
Move over, Dannielynn; Anna Nicole's Native son is alive and well on the Tohono O'odham reservation, and he may be the rightful heir to the tabloid temptress' millions
At Sixshooters, you could hustle the hustlas, if you dare
The incredibly true story of two Tempe women and the photograph that helped convict Scott Peterson
Letters from the week of July 10, 2003
Is Sheriff Joe Arpaio the Ted Bundy of Arizona politics?
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
From the week of November 1-7, 2001
The making -- and remaking -- of America's sweet tart
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then tortures it to a slow death
Brett Butler comes to the Valley
Taking stock of the worst music books ever written
From the week of February 2, 1999
It was 20 years ago this week that Sgt. Pepper dropped a bomb on movie theaters, so where's all the rerelease hoopla?
What future is there for rock without the Chairman of the Board to kick it around?
Tempe shutterbug executes celebrity- death-scene knockoffs!
Tempe pranksters crash seven talk shows--and live to gab again
A MOVIE BUFF TREATS HIMSELF TO A $400 WRAP PARTY AT THE LANDMARK HOLLYWOOD HAUNT
AUTHORITIES RECAPTURE AN ESCAPED FELON WHO, FRANKLY,FED THE ATTORNEY GENERAL A LINE
... Fryin' all the time. Elvis serves his public in Mesa.