Compromise? Apparently not, if Glassman gets his way...Fearing an acrimonious showdown this Saturday when Dems are scheduled to meet at the Wyndham Hotel downtown to pick a new Democratic Party chair, former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and Congressman Raul Grijalva are calling for a compr ... More >>
Dems supporting Libertarians? How about helping fellow Dems for a change?I agree with Espresso Pundit's Greg Patterson about as often as I agree with state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce, which is, almost never. But he exposed an ugly little problem with the Arizona Democrats recently th ... More >>
Following Governor Jan Brewer's jaw-dropping performance in the last gubernatorial debate, she reaffirmed her vow to not participate in any more debates -- despite challenges from her Democratic opponent, Terry Goddard. Last month, we called Governor Jan Brewer's campaign to throw her handlers a ... More >>
I've been a fan of SunUp Brewhouse since back in the days when it was still called Sonoran. The name change, a legal result of SunUp's burgeoning distribution, took place a year ago (wow -- time flies!), but the place is just as good of a hangout, with the same ownership and laid-back, friendly v ... More >>
Toby Keith at Cricket Wireless Ampitheatre on 8/8/2010 I have to admit I went to Toby Keith's show at Cricket only partially to hear classics like "Should've Been A Cowboy" and "How Do You Like Me Now?!" Sure, it's always nice to hear Toby belt out his Blue Collar anthems, and, yes, Toby has a ... More >>
Adult Swim's launch party from earlier this month, which pretty much turned into a one-off.After a few weeks of searching for a new home, the promoters of Adult Swim have finally found a new location to host their popular hipster pool party this weekend.
And in a huge ... More >>
Glee at Dodge Theatre
You would not know that from last night's world premiere of the hit Fox musadramedy Glee's touring stageshow at Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, where a cadre of stars from the show reprised "Bad Romance" dressed in some of Lady Gaga's famous space-agey outfits, including that ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanWrestling fans from Ireland at WWE WrestleMania Axxess at the Phoenix Convention Center. See more pictures from our slideshow. I've done some pretty crazy shit in support of my professional wrestling fandom.
At age 12, I did backyard wrestling with a few of my sixth grade clas ... More >>
Poison and Def Leppard at Cricket Wireless Pavilion
After drawing some fire for making an unfavorable comparison between Green Day and Poison in my review of last Saturday's show at U.S. Airways Center, I saw a rare chance to subject one of my statements to some scrutiny this Saturday as Pois ... More >>
Barry GoldwaterThe Goldwater Institute, the Phoenix based government watchdog named after conservative crusader, and former Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater, was named this year's leader in policy development by The Arizona Capitol Times Monday."The Goldwater Institute works hard to conduct resear ... More >>
William Fucking Reed is celebrating his 32nd fucking birthday at this Sunday's Adult Swim, and '90s dance music diva Lady Miss Kier will be in attendance offering many happy returns. The vivacious and glamtastic songstress, best know as the former front woman for Deee-Lite will provide a gues ... More >>
Adriane GoetzChillin' pool side. See more shots in our Club Candids slide show.
Star Swim and Adult Swim, two of the most popular pool parties from last summer have really amped up their game. Walk into the lobby of the Wyndham Hotel where they are both booked for the rest of the summer and prepare ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraThe scene at last summer's Star Swim.
Last summer, one of the coolest (and indeed, hottest) places to be seen was at the Hotel San Carlos for the weekly Star Swim party. An absolute throng of hundreds of hepcats and kittens crowded the tiny pool area at the vintage auberge in down ... More >>
Don Bivens (left) gives way to the new Chairman of the AZ Dems Paul Eckerstrom (right). Today saw a stunning political upset of an incumbent state party chair. And no it wasn't AZ GOP Chairman Randy Pullen, who handily defeated rival Lisa James, 521 to 474 at the Republican reorganization meeting th ... More >>
Maria Weeg, aka, "the Weeg-ster": Her resemblance to erstwhile Dukakis campaign aide Susan Estrich, is striking.It's gotta be cold comfort for Arizona Democratic Party Chairman "Dandy" Don Bivens and Executive Director Maria Weeg to be getting love from the ideological Cro-Magnons over at the Sonora ... More >>