People who thought they were buying Viagra pills from one Phoenix man were getting stiffed. Er, scammed.According to Phoenix police, Melvin Rutkowski, 68, was also selling other counterfeit pills online, including Cialis and Levitra.
Just when you thought the custom dessert world couldn't get any weirder, Charlie Harry Francis has created an ice cream that's not so much an aphrodisiac as it is a medically proven erectile disfunction treat. The self-proclaimed "edible inventor" recently made a Viagra-laced ice cream flavor call ... More >>
A federal judge denied Planned Parenthood's request for a temporary injunction against new abortion regulations that limit the use of abortions by medication in the state.The new regulations take effect today.
It's probably a good idea to avoid people who quote Doors lyrics in everyday conversation -- unless, of course, it's John Densmore, timekeeper for the legendary group. He earned that right, having to live with those words and Jim Morrison's predilection for acting them out onstage and in real life. ... More >>
Whew. Thanksgiving madness has finally settled down. I have about a month's worth of leftovers squirreled away in my fridge, and my kitchen looks like a bomb went off in there. I don't know about you, but I could use a restorative tonic. I'm not in the mood for a wildly complex potion, but I could ... More >>
Gentleman, this is a public service announcement. We know that things can get hot and sweaty on the dance floor. The atmosphere is festive, the music is peaking and the ladies are looking good. You see one you like, and you want to dance with her. Totally cool. Men and women have been dancing togeth ... More >>
In the future, you may have to clarify what you're talking about when you say "Tempe."Are you talking about the Arizona city that's home to Arizona State University, or are you talking about the penis-spray that was developed to combat premature ejaculation?
See also: -Arizona AG Tom Horne's Sex Scandal Scuttles Gubernatorial Bid So Arizona Attorney General Tom "Hit-and-Run" Horne's got a Cuban cougar on the taxpayer's payroll with whom he can enjoy a little afternoon delight, if he so desires. He rocks a gold Jag, and allegedly breaks campaign finan ... More >>
The porn-star mustache on the upper lip of 12 News anchor Mark Curtis may help women reach orgasm during sex -- at least, according to the Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert.Explaining treatments for what Colbert calls Low-T and Low-O (testosterone, and orgasm, respectively), Colbert referenced a 12 N ... More >>
Republicans. I know some of them are sane here in Sand Land, but you wouldn't know it by their wingnutty hijinks in the state Legislature this year, where they've placed a birther-bill, a late-term abortion ban and a state-funded border militia ahead of doing anything to aid the economy, bring jobs ... More >>
Last week, we asked our readers to offer suggestions for an appropriate caption for the above photo of Maricopa County Joe Arpaio's aging goon squad for this week's New Times' You Write the Caption contest..We had 80 responses in the comment section of the post, which you can see by clicking he ... More >>
CityScape is a double-edged sword. Sure, we're stoked there's a bit more to do and see and eat downtown, but a lot of these joints aren't exactly destinations worth a drive from Tempe or Scottsdale. Enter Sam Fox's latest eatery The Arrogant Butcher. Is the latest Fox concept restaurant worth ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraAir Supply performing at Talking Stick Resort.Air SupplyTalking Stick ResortSunday, January 16"Are you ready to fall in love tonight?" Air Supply singer-guitarist Graham Russell asked the crowd between songs Sunday night at Talking Stick Resort. It wasn't really a question. It wa ... More >>
Kurt WarnerIf you're an Arizona Cardinals fan, watching quarterback Derek Anderson try to throw a football on Sunday was hard enough. Watching the man he replaced -- and who many fans wish was still leading the team -- do the hustle on national television is just salt in the wound.The Cards' form ... More >>
Weightlifter Tim Isaac (seen here in a picture from 2000) will be pumping iron in prison for a few years Scottsdale weightlifter Tim Isaac was sentenced on Monday to five years in a federal prison for selling a Viagra-type drug without prescriptions, cheating on his taxes, and fraudulently ... More >>
The Scottsdale city council voted to terminate the contract of City Attorney Deborah Robberson, effective Friday. Robberson became City Attorney in 2005, after serving as the city's deputy attorney for five years...Two wildfires are burning in the Kaibab National Forest in northern Arizona, but fire ... More >>
What a scammer! Timothy Keay Isaac, 47, pleaded guilty today in federal court to a slew of charges related to his illicit company, which brought into the country a Chinese Viagra-like drug without prescriptions. But this is the part that bugs us: In 2006, Isaac applied for disability benefits from ... More >>
Former Greg Patterson thinks longtime editorial writer Doug McEachern writes like a "coasting tweener." McEachern thinks Patterson is a "venal, simpering whiner with a Viagra-induced thing for the news business." Isn't that cute? Greg PattersonImage: www.azpbs.orgDoug McEachern
If these two were around today in P-town, the knuckledraggin' KTAR-types'd shoot 'em on sight: Keith Haring (above) and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Ah, let the provincialism roll like a mighty wave of something brown through our benighted Valley, where every time someone hacks a loogie or lets fly an air ... More >>
First, let me just say that my friends Bones and Chazz – longtime cohorts for my “Niki at Nite” column – were super-stoked to see Jackyl. They’re both big fans of raucous, rowdy metal, and Jackyl is one of a handful of bands they can agree upon. Bones is an ‘80s metal chick with an affin ... More >>
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