Phoenix Blues Blast ’16 to feature Canned Heat

Phoenix Blues Blast ’16 to feature Canned Heat

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Blues Blast ‘16, presented by the Phoenix Blues Society, 501(c)(3), will take place on March 5, 2016 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. and Moreland near beautiful downtown Phoenix. 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Blues Blast and we are proud and excited to have enlisted the […]

NASA teleconference to preview historic flyby of Saturn moon

NASA teleconference to preview historic flyby of Saturn moon

NASA Teleconference to Preview Historic Flyby of Icy Saturn Moon NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will sample an extraterrestrial ocean on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when it flies directly through a plume of icy spray coming from Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The agency will hold a news teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) on Monday, Oct. 26, […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Audi A3 TDI new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 Audi A3 TDI new car review

If you’ve been considering a diesel-powered, compact-sized entry-luxury sedan, you might want to consider this: The 2016 Audi A3 TDI’s city mileage is nearly as good as the Mercedes CLA250’s highway mileage. And the Audi’s highway mileage (43 MPG) is 10-15 MPG better. So says the EPA. In real-world driving, you will find the Audi […]

‘Bridge of Spies’ movie review

‘Bridge of Spies’ movie review

By Sonny Bunch / Washington Free Beacon Bridge of Spies opens with a casually masterful display of filmmaking, introducing us to Soviet Spy Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) as he is tailed by the FBI and en route to picking up some bit of intel. The dialogue is minimal. The camerawork is precise, gliding so we […]

Behold the earliest known galaxies at the edge of the Cosmos

Behold the earliest known galaxies at the edge of the Cosmos

The oldest galaxies at the end of the universe were formed 600 million years after the Big Bang. Now, for the first time, you can see them: the Hubble Space Telescope was able to capture these images, released new images Thursday as part of its Frontier Fields program, with an assist from a phenomenon known […]

London calling

London calling

Looking for world class food, theater, museums, shopping, ancient history and modern amenities? Someplace easy to get to with no language barrier? London’s calling. On a recent weekend in the capital of our cousins across the pond, I found history everywhere — on the streets, in the museums and on the menus. Along the Thames, […]

Phil Richardson: Disruption, technology and the Stock Market

Phil Richardson: Disruption, technology and the Stock Market

By Phil Richardson First, before I get into the topic, I am prompted to use an old, old rejoiner..older than me, after watching the Republican and Democratic Parties’ debates: “Talk is cheap.” Disruption: The word has taken on a new meaning and become a “hot” new word in this decade. Webster says to “disrupt” is […]

Bob Garver: “Goosebumps” movie review

Bob Garver: “Goosebumps” movie review

By Bob Garver “Goosebumps” is based in a series of kids’ books from the mid-90s. The books were advertised as scary, but more than anything they were just weird. Most of them saw a monster du jour making life difficult for a bland teenage main character until they got really dangerous and had to be […]

‘Can We Take A Joke?’ to make world premiere at DOC NYC

‘Can We Take A Joke?’ to make world premiere at DOC NYC

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Is edgy comedy doomed? Has a culture of outrage created a new “right not to be offended?” What would some of America’s most revered comedians of bygone eras like Lenny Bruce and George Carlin think of today’s audiences who seem more preoccupied with taking offense than protecting free speech? […]