August 1 In Blogs: Brian Brooks, Happy Hour, Kings of Leon, and Gabrielle Giffords

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:

Jackalope Ranch:
Brian Brooks' Phoenix Arm
Griffin One's "Communal Thread of Raw Creation"

Chow Bella:
Five Phoenix Happy Hours Before 5 p.m.
Payton Curry Says Caffe Boa's Challenge is High Turnover, Not His Name -- Explains Why He Left Tempe Restaurant

Up on the Sun:
Destroy Nate Allen on Andrew Jackson Jihad, Touring and Not Allowing Indifference
Deeper Issues Lurk Behind Kings of Leon Lead Singer Caleb Followill and his Friday Night Dallas Pukefest

Feathered Bastard:
Russell Pearce's Favorite Scribe Linda Bentley Repeats Smear of Mesa Woman

Valley Fever:
Feds Want Court to Dismiss Jan Brewer's Lawsuit Against Medical Marijuana
Gabrielle Giffords Returns to D.C. to Vote on Debt Deal *BREAKING*