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The Fonz and the Fixer: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photoable

Posted by   /  April 10, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Off-Beat News, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

 

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Last Words

Posted by   /  April 9, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Off-Beat News, QUOTES  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Some of the well-known Arizona people quoted here are still living but we think their dying words and those of the deceased would be or were something like: 10. “I’ll rebound.”Charles Barkley 9. “Wonder if Nixon will speak to me?”Barry Goldwater 8. “Willard is responsible for this.”Evan Mecham 7. […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top10 words frequently used by media and politicians

Posted by   /  April 3, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Robust: The hearty meals served in the Senate Dining Room Optics: View of legislation as seen through lawmakers wearing glasses Pushback: Public officials shoving reporters aside Double down: Letting the chips fall where they may on a political gamble Probe: A directive by the Justice Dept. to certain officials to see a proctologist Obstruction of […]

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Barkley for sheriff, Grumpy Cat for mayor, says ‘Phoenix New Times’

Posted by   /  March 28, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

  By Dillon Rosenblatt  | Phoenix New Times Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, Al Franken, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Melissa Gilbert – to name a few – all have something in common. They all made the switch from a career in show business to a career in politics. Then on March 19, Sex and the City actress […]

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Just asking: Rose Law Group Top 10 Questions for the Week

Posted by   /  March 22, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer 10. Who made/sold all those red shirts worn by teachers protesting at the Capitol? 9. Will school crossing guards walk out? 8. Did ASU Coach Herm Edwards throw up when he took a ride in a jet fighter? 7. Can Tucsonians really go on with their lives after another […]

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You’re fired! Well, not Betsy DeVos yet

Posted by   /  March 18, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Those dismissed, those still on the hot seat at the White House are featured in this week’s SNL take off on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” John Goodman plays a memorable Rex Tillerson. BONUS Chameleon Kate McKinnon again played an uncanny Betsy DeVos on “Saturday Night Live,” admitting with a smile on her vacuous face: “I’m […]

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Did I hear you say you’re leaving me?

Posted by   /  March 10, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Growlery Even with expensive hearing aids, I still struggle to make out what people are saying. Some people joke that being mostly deaf is a blessing when it comes to being chewed out by one’s wife. It’s no blessing because she becomes a very frustrated spouse, suffering from “double-talk,” having […]

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What’s so darn funny, Alexa ?

Posted by   /  March 8, 2018  /  Off-Beat News, Science  /  No Comments

Users report random burst of ‘creepy’ laughter By Julia Carrie Wong | The Guardian The robot wars are coming, and Alexa will have the last laugh. Amazon acknowledged on Wednesday that some of its Alexa-enabled devices have developed a new skill: creeping out their owners with unexpected and unwarranted bursts of robotic laughter. “We’re aware […]

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Waiter, my soup is cold

Posted by   /  March 3, 2018  /  Off-Beat News  /  2 Comments

From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam . . . That’s a line from a song about Wyoming, my home state, and if you’re from the Rocky Mountain West, you’re a meat and potatoes guy. You drink wine from a […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter Top 10 Responses to a Telemarketer Phone Call

Posted by   /  March 3, 2018  /  Off-Beat News  /  2 Comments

10. “I’m bleeding like a stuck hog and can’t talk right now. 9. “Hello, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office 8.Start singing “You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog.” 7.“Not here, he’s/she’s serving 6 months for assaulting a salesman.” 6. “He’ll be back from vacation in 2 weeks. Can you hold?” 5. “Congratulations, you’ve won a $50,000 fine […]

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