Robrt L. Pela
Robrt L. Pela has been a weekly contributor to Phoenix New Times since 1991, primarily as a cultural critic. His radio essays air on National Public Radio affiliate KJZZ's Morning Edition.
1 day ago | Under the Sun
Bill Tolmachoff and his family have run the west Valley haunted attraction for more than 20 years.
7 days ago | Under the Sun
"We got a call from a man who said to open a bank account, and the money would show up there.”
15 days ago | Under the Sun
Sherry Maxwell wasn't happy about the bait-and-switch job description.
22 days ago | Under the Sun
Our city became a townsite 150 years ago this month.
29 days ago | Under the Sun
Would students behave better if their mascot was an angel?
1 month ago | Best of Phoenix
The performer is now the host of Quarantine Creators, a pandemic-era drag event for Arizona Virtual Pride.