August 13 In Blogs: Joe Arpaio, The Bled, Smashburger, and Taryn Thomas

​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

Feathered Bastard:
SPLC's Heidi Beirich Whacks Joe Arpaio for Playing Pattycake with Nativists and Neo-Nazis

Up on the Sun:
Tucson's The Bled Signs To Rise Records

Nayo Jones: You Asked For It

Chow Bella:
Behind the Bar: Chase Crain at Bar Smith

Smashburger Makes Arizona Debut This Fall

Valley Fever:
Governor Jan Brewer Gives Republican Senators a Tongue Lashing Over Sales Tax Increase

AZ Supreme Court: Legislature Wounds Governor's Constitutional Authority by Withholding Passed Bills

Slide Show:
Taryn Thomas: Making the Cover

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Jonathan McNamara