Monika Woolsey is on a mission to get Phoenicians to eat more cactus. As the proprietor of Hip Veggies, a business in the process of becoming a nonprofit, she is Arizona's most vocal nopales advocate, making it her goal to introduce people from all walks of life to the cactus food and reintroducing ... More >>
Arizona State University is back in Playboy magazine's top-10 party-school list.Last year, ASU didn't make Playboy's cut -- which appears to be the first time ASU wasn't a top-10 party school in the history of Playboy's rankings.
Though we may live in a concrete desert, there are plenty -- to be more specific, tens of thousands -- of edible plants growing in the Valley. And we're not just talking about in Wickenburg or down near South Mountain. There are edible plants growing in nearly every neighborhood, from central Phoeni ... More >>
The makers of a new documentary have teamed up with Cannabis Science, Inc., a Colorado firm, to promote the idea that marijuana can cure many types of cancer. "Chronic Future - Killing Cancer," a 76-minute film by local guys Henry Miller and Corey Pritchard, is scheduled to premiere tomorrow (Thurs ... More >>
Steve RhodesWard Churchill, the object of Doug MacEachern's right-wing paranoiaI'm really beginning to wonder about Arizona Republic columnist Doug MacEachern's sanity.Yesterday, I pointed out that MacEachern was regurgitating Glenn Beck's conspiratorial leftovers, wailing like a stuck javelina that ... More >>
www.hollywoodoutbreak.comClaire Danes won an Emmy for her portrayal of Temple Grandin. The movie was set in Arizona, so, obviously, it was filmed somewhere else.If you watched the Emmys last night you undoubtedly became aware of Temple Grandin -- even if you don't have HBO (like certain lowly New ... More >>
Ah, chemistry. In the NBA, acquiring talent and getting your talent to properly combust are the real tricks of the trade. But what looks good on the drawing board -- like, say, the Denver Nuggets' pairing of body-modified human pinball machines Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson (see image belo ... More >>
You might be living in a black-and-white world, but Michael Dixons not
Into medieval torture? Try the food at the Renaissance Festival.
Lunch isn't over until the opera man does Mommie Dearest