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.
2 days ago | Under the Sun
“In the old days it didn’t matter what I ate. Because I would get on the Tilt-o-Whirl and everything I ate just came back up.”
10 days ago | Under the Sun
A British mother's diary: "How I’m going to miss Arizona. Everything outside is so very white."
16 days ago | Under the Sun
The exhibit documents a Tempe that no longer exists.
"Right now, things are really shitty, and you have to be able to go to a place that replenishes your heart and your soul, wherever that may be."
It bugs her a little that people sometimes think roller derby doesn’t involve competitive skills.
She realized that letterpress was the perfect fit for her.