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How do you know if you’re a jerk?

Posted by   /  December 16, 2017  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

I’m sure you don’t feel like a jerk. Nobody does. Few of us like to believe anything negative about ourselves By Oliver Burkeman | The Guardian Do you think it’s possible you might be a jerk? It’s a rude question, I know, but not a totally absurd one. After all, we’re surrounded by jerks – […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Top 10 List of Recent Fake News Stories

Posted by   /  December 13, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Trump tweets and takes credit for Amazon selection of Bisbee for its new headquarters   Sheriff Joe Arpaio will run for Sen. Flake’s Senate seat   Workers on Loop 202 extension discover remains of Jimmy Hoffa   Bobby Hurley resigns to become Suns head coach   Undisclosed Regents report […]

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Most people in Scottsdale eat when they’re hungry? Time to stop surveys before they get out of control

Posted by   /  December 5, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer A couple of years ago, there was quite a backlash from a survey that stated Glendale and Tempe were among the 10 most dangerous suburbs. And there was one that found Arizona as among “normal” states. Only this week, WalletHub says Phoenix […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Top 10 Pre-filed Bills for 2018 Legislature

Posted by   /  December 1, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

H0001—Light rail appropriation for St. John’s H0002—Licensing of fast-food malt, shake makers H0003—Regulations for adoption of pet buzzards H0004—Making burial ceremonies no-fly zones for drones H0005—Funding for the Gowan pickleball court SB001—Resolution to Congress stating “Don’t screw with Arizona, you bozos.” SB002—Defining what “is” is SB003—Giving attorney general authority to prosecute killer bees SB004—Legalizing use […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ takes aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ alumnus

Posted by   /  November 19, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Plus an in-studio appearance by AG Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon). Bonus skit: Saturday Night Live went with a double-Trump opening Saturday, but the only Donald present was a junior.

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Tax Reductions and Penalties in the House version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Posted by   /  November 17, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer 10. 10% off personal income for those who have visited the Grand Canyon 17 times 9. Citizens who have toured Moscow would be penalized 1% of personal income. 8. Home mortgage deduction would be doubled for millenials living with parents. 7. Parents of millenials may deduct 25% of personal […]

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Thanksgiving, embarrassing times

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

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer There are a couple of Thanksgiving days for which I was not thankful. One of those was when Thanksgiving Day traditionally featured an NFL game. I can’t remember whom the Detroit Lions were playing that day, but it was one of the first games where TV used sideline microphones, […]

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I’m famous and didn’t even know it

Posted by   /  October 22, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group, Sports  /  No Comments

Was that my distant cousin at the scene of the OJ murder? By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer There are 913 people in the U.S. with the last name Riske, according to howmanyofme.com. Statistically, it’s the 29,447th most popular last name, compared to 2.8 million people named Smith (including my eldest daughter’s husband). The site […]

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Arizona State Capitol, Ugly?

Posted by   /  October 21, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

RetroSpectacular via Twitter “The Arizona State Capitol the ugliest in the Nation”, says Thrillist. I decided to go directly to the source. What do you think? WATCH

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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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