A whole lot of websites hosted by Scottsdale-based GoDaddy.com were inaccessible yesterday, and a self-proclaimed "leader" of the hacking collective Anonymous claimed credit for the outage.Go Daddy's interim CEO says nobody "hacked" a damn thing, and it was actually the company's fault. (They're sor ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wrote to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster a year ago about two guys -- one of whom was an elementary school music teacher -- who were surfing the website trying to find a dog to have sex with.Buckmaster apparently doesn't want to be pen-pals with Arpaio, because he ... More >>
i.imgur.com/MLWRz.jpg Would you drink a Pants on the Ground Porter? How about Boom Gueze the Dynamite? The internet influences everything these days, and memes are the vehicles by which it does so. No one knows why certain YouTube videos and other messages on the internet become so popular ... More >>
"Nik Richie"Dirty D-bag "Nik Richie," a.k.a. Hooman Karamian, a.k.a. "Corbin Grimes," a.k.a. "Nik Lamas-Richie," is getting sued -- again.The latest to file a suit against the leader of the "Dirty Army" is Memphis, Tennessee, TV reporter Lauren Lee, who claims a nude photo of her posted on Richie ... More >>
Image: www.azbordertrash.gov The state has launched a new Web site to bring attention to the trash dumped by border crossers in southern Arizona.A new Web site launched by the state of Arizona emphasizes the problem of litter from illegal border crossers and seeks volunteers f ... More >>
www.worldphotocollections.comThe world of virtual friendship was at a standstill this afternoon.If you went to your Facebook page today to update your status, plant crops (you weird Farmvill-ians, you), or flip through photos of hot chicks you barely even know, you may have had some trouble.  ... More >>
Grindr.comYesterday, we posted a story about a man who was murdered by a man he met on what we were told by the Phoenix Police Department was an iPhone application called Grindr. Grindr is a social networking site that links gay men with other gay men in their area using GPS on their iPhones -- ... More >>
Meric Long (left) was joined by Logan Kroeber in 2005 to expand Long's solo Dodo Bird project into The Dodos we know todayThe Dodos, an indie rock duo from San Francisco, made a splash on the music scene back in 2008 with their second album Visiter. That album landed them on everyone's radar (includ ... More >>
By Ollie Crafoord at flickr Creative CommonsDon't listen to the girl in the purple dress...There are a lot of bored people out there right now. I'm talking about the unemployed, of course (although audiences of the new Terminator movie might fit the category as well - just my opinion).Without work, ... More >>
Last week, New Times featured an in-depth look at the hype surrounding the "Craigslist Killings." Much of the controversy and opposition centered on the "Erotic Services" section of the Web site. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Sheriff Thomas Dart of Cook Count ... More >>
MTVu has Miniature Tigers' video for Cannibal Queen" up on their web site for a contest called "The Freshman." Vote for it here. They could use a little love, facing an unimpressed MTVu commentator:"I started off enjoying this video and thought, "well it's getting the strongest reaction out of me th ... More >>
By Jonathan McNamara Hot on the heels of the release of her fourth book "Breaking Dawn," a stake has been driven through the heart of the Twilight Series and possibly its fans as well. Stephenie Meyer reports on her Web site that "Midnight Sun" the fifth volume in the Twilight Series is on hold i ... More >>
By Jonathan McNamara Did you miss Cute is What We Aim For's performance at Clubhouse music this weekend? Don't fret. Here's your chance to listen to their song "Practice Makes Perfect." For more information, see Cute Is What We Aim For's official Web site.
If Pollstar is to be believed, the members of Green Day will be playing a show in Phoenix on Sunday, May 25, at the Brickhouse Theatre. Huge news, right? Well, the reason nobody heard about this huge news is because Billy Joe Armstr ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Joe Arpaio, Andy Thomas and Dennis Wilenchik hit New Times with grand jury subpoenas
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The son of Napster moves to sign every unsigned band on Earth
So whose idea was it to put a Holocaust denier in charge? Looks like convicted felon Kent "Cow Killer" Knudson, the "chief cook" of the 9/11 deniers' conference in Chandler, has finally removed the names and pics of those who've bailed on his sinking ship of a symposium. At last, Kent surrend ... More >>
The year in unfair shares
Fernwood 2Nite's Barth Gimble (Martin Mull, left) and Jerry Hubbard (Fred Willard, right). Think Greg Patterson's a fan? How do you know when someone's brain has been gnawed away by provincialism? I'm not talking about reporting or discussing local events, restaurants, bars, happenings, etc ... More >>
South American way
Self-promotion still means legwork in a wired world
Spend nothing on music this week
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MySpace Music is virtual community of artists, fans
Pat Moss got bitten by a snake. So?
The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album -- and a refined take on a twisted past
Valley bidders go berserk on Internet's biggest auction house.
Are Arizona candidates out to deceive?
Tempe council challengers seek access to city's popular Web site
Two guys from Tempe aim to force virtual vigor into Bob Dole's official Web page
Phoenix 'casters featured on Internet's "News Babe Page," which puts the "broad" in broadcast news
Greg Swann fights a bitter child-custody battle--on the World Wide Web
For a fee, a Phoenix firm will help find you a wife--if it has to go to Siberia to do it