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[FAKE NEWS] Rose Law Group Reporter wins national award for use of ‘news drones’

Posted by   /  October 15, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

Rose Law Group Reporter has posted more than 20,000 articles, but the volume of news is not what drew the attention of an international awards committee. The Pewluster Prize Committee on this month announced its 2017 Pewluster for Journalism has been awarded to Rose Law Group Reporter of Scottsdale, Ariz. for innovation in news-gathering. The […]

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From the Rose Law Group Growlery: My kitchen drawer from Hell

Posted by   /  October 4, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer (Another in a series of articles about the pleasures and vagaries of retirement) Upon retirement, I became a house-husband. It’s been an eight-year lesson about what most wives go through preparing thousands of meals. “Now, you know what it’s like,” said my bride of 44 years, after I commented […]

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Fake news king dies in Phoenix. But is he really dead?

Posted by   /  September 30, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

By Maria L La Ganga | The Guardian Paul Horner, the high-profile purveyor of fake news, died this month in much the way he lived – surrounded by questions, skepticism, uncertainty. The first words out of Jeffrey Augustine’s mouth, when asked about his friend’s demise, were: “Is he really dead?” Brooke Binkowski, managing editor of […]

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Rose Law Group Top 10 Food/Drink Specialties at Chase Field for Oct. 4 Diamondback Wildcard Game Against Colorado Rockies

Posted by   /  September 29, 2017  /  Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group, Sports  /  No Comments

10. Goldschmidt Goulash with side of MVP Salad 9. The Grienke Eephus (Careful: Will drop in your lap) 8. Wildcard Lamb Chops 7. Lovullo Italian Pizza 6. The Peralta Freight Train, a delicious frozen dessert 5. The Bradley Beard Spaghetti Roll 4. Robby Ray Roast Beef 3. Fernando’s Slideaway (Save for 9th inning) 2. Pollack […]

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Klezmer Guy. The Meaning of Life

Posted by   /  September 28, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Klemzer Guy What is the meaning of life? Viktor Frankl says it has to do with 1) good works 2) loving somebody 3) responding well to your suffering. When I first read Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, I was just taking over my dad’s business and wondering if I would acclimate to life in real estate. I […]

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Is Phoenix the coffee capital of the Southwest?

Posted by   /  September 28, 2017  /  Economy, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

By Kristine Hansen | VOGUE Arizona’s largest city has long been linked with golf, spas, and desert hikes. Coffee took a backseat as cities such as Seattle and Portland enticed folks to sip pour-over, single-origin brew. Now, with a cluster of new indie cafés, Phoenix is poised to be the coffee capital of the Southwest. […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Joke of the Year: A slice of the pie

Posted by   /  September 25, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer In our lifetime, we’ve heard hundreds of jokes but over time, most fade from out memory banks. Not this one, which I heard years ago, but keeps returning to make me laugh again. Roy was a WWII veteran, who served in southern Germany and received two Purple Hearts for […]

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WARNING: Do not mess with my sense of world order: From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery

Posted by   /  September 21, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  1 Comment

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer I am one of those routine-oriented people (much to the dismay of my bride, who is spontaneous and adventuresome). So, when something turns my obsession for order on its head, well, I become an unhappy camper (although I don’t camp). Part of my routine in semi-retired life is to […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Foodie Celebrations

Posted by   /  September 21, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

(This week alone has heralded National Cheeseburger Day, Arizona Restaurant Week and National Pepperoni Pizza Day. Stay tuned for National Pancake Day Sept. 26. The media obsession with foodie stuff, however, has left out some important such acknowledgments.) 10. National Pumpkin Pie Year 9. National Pumpkin Pie Alamode Year 8. Honoring Restaurants with Transgender Restrooms […]

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Notable Cartoonable: Get your head out of your . . .

Posted by   /  September 15, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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