Arizona's freelance writer.
'Cue the Right Thing
Bill Johnson’s Big Apple might have looked redneck, but the iconic Western “Let’s Eat”-ery was actually a welcoming haven for all colors in Phoenix’s segregated ‘60s.
Alcohol in a Kool-Aid-like packet? The Scottsdale-based inventor of Palcohol says he’s got the powder. But does he?
Risky Business | Health & Fitness | Health
Death in the Brotherhood
Who killed Cave Creek Hells Angel Patrick Eberhardt? There are some striking theories on the street.
West of Westboro
Some of the Valley’s most ardent Fed-fearing, LGBT-demonizing citizens find a mouthpiece in a headline-grabbing East Valley preacher. Could Steven Anderson just be getting started?
Desert Disneys | Valley News
Dr. Do-It-All | Valley News
The Wallace Effect
The late Bill Thompson’s twisted humor pioneered today’s more edgy kiddie fare. Could there ever be another Wallace and Ladmo Show?
More than a decade after America honored its Navajo WWII code talkers, Arizona's Hopi code talkers are finally getting their due. But would they have wanted it?
Decades of Thunder
Turning the corner on 50, Phoenix International Raceway looks back on its long lap from nowhere to NASCAR.
Legend City - Arrested Amusement
Why Phoenix doesn’t have a world-class theme park may owe to lessons learned from the one time it did – and failed, with the homemade Disneyland known as Legend City.
Dry Heat - Phoenix Magazine
Zombies R Us (Valley Doomsday Preppers) - Phoenix Magazine
From doomsday survivalists to closet 'preppers,' more and more of our neighbors are secretly stockpiling food, water and weapons to guard against an approaching enemy: us, the unprepared.
As the Valley's Hispanic population gains affluence, home builders are catering to the trend by placing half-million-dollar homes next to blighted barrios
Gilbert's Blood Bank - Phoenix Magazine