A Washington Post opinion piece penned by a pair of Yale University law professors argues that anti-gay legislation enacted in Russia isn't that different from laws in some American states.Russia's ban on promoting homosexual propaganda in front of children isn't that different from the so-called "n ... More >>
"You can't 3D print Obamacare, it's too beautiful." This is one of the things you could overhear at a Treasure Mammal practice. It's what they're talking about at the moment, but the subject may shift to the "rap-rock vortex", Juggalos, Bud Lite Lime, or bro-culture. It's part of the consciousness ... More >>
Image: www.linkeng.comFord Motor Company was fined $225,000 by Maricopa County for failing to obtain the necessary permits before building a new test track.Back in January, longtime Ford engineer and proving grounds manager Mike Stoeckler flew to from Dearborn, Michigan to deliver an urgent reque ... More >>
music.colorado.eduThe University of Colorado Golden Buffalo Marching Band in actionI'm just gonna come right out and say it - college football is the best sport in the world. Unlike professional sports, where lockouts and strikes by multimillionaires are commonplace and players allegedly collude ... More >>
www.motivatedphotos.comAfter a brief fall from grace, thanks -- in part -- to Arizona State University President Michael Crow's ruthless crusade against fun under the disguise of "The New American University," the Sun Devils are back in Playboy magazine's list of top 10 party schools in the count ... More >>
BY LINDSEY HOLDER Shawn Anderson courtesy of ElectricMustache.comLast night at the Rhythm Room, Dirty Projectors held our hands and led us on an auditory cross-country journey. Each song performed was like a different piece of scenery along the trip, with sometimes unpredictable tempo changes an ... More >>
A feel-good education story? Here it is.
Frank Goodyear, the director of the Heard Museum for the last 10 years, will retire at the end of the year. Goodyear's tenure coincided with a period of expansion and growth at the Valley's best-known museum, and he was appreciated for his fundraising skills. According to the news release below, Go ... More >>
So all of us arty weirdos have probably been to a poetry reading or poetry slam at least once.Ask anyone who knows me...bad poetry being read aloud in an overly-dramatic-high-school-thespian way is my personal hell. Anytime I've seen an amateur poetry reading, I either leave immediately or get compl ... More >>
Curiosity's driven me to write a little follow-up to my post Wednesday about the WASPy wieners at Skull and Bones being sued by the heirs of the Apache warrior Geronimo. They're suing because it's rumored that Yale's secret society has possession of Geronimo's skull, you see. Accordin ... More >>
My question is, what took 'em so long? I'm talking about the descendants of the Apache warrior Geronimo demanding his remains back from "one hundred years of imprisonment at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, the Yale University campus at New Haven, Connecticut, and wherever else they may be found," according to a ... More >>
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Just like most college kids
Just like most college kids
By Paul Rubin The best shows are the ones where you go through some unexpected things in your head as you’re watching and listening. It’s really about the magic — the sound and sights of surprise — that transcendent music and performance can be. It happened to me last night at the Orpheu ... More >>
Pancho needs your prayers, it's true
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Agoraphobia goes public
The fashion-forward look back
Letters from the week of June 12, 2003
Distributors still don't honeymoon with small romantic comedies
Even with Rushmore's Jason Schwartzman, Slackers swindles its audience
Art exhibit asks why bilingual education has taken such a licking
Julie Harris in The Belle of Amherst
Phoenix owes its art museum and its cultural life in part to the late Philip Curtis
Brain-dead Skulls hasn't a thought in its head
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
High-school-themed Election scores a winning ticket
Two local playfests raise hopes of unsung dramatists
Spielberg unshackles high-minded Amistad . . . and You Are There!
More than 500 paintings of social and psychological truths spanning 50 years have made Curtis the dean of Arizona artists. At 90, he's losing the most important tools of his trade.
Dual canyon exhibitions illustrate gulf between painting and photography
When it comes to Morphine's noirish, bass-heavy head trips, a little taste will treat you fine
How Phil Nabity transformed a trashy utility easement into an inner-city ribbon of produce
NO,YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST. JUST FLEX YOUR MISSILES.