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Hannah Gadsby on why men should be more ladylike

Posted by   /  October 16, 2019  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Hannah Gadsby/Photo by Gillian Laub Gentlemen’s Quarterly Hannah Gadsby’s stand-up special Nanette was the most discussed comedy act of the #MeToo moment. Rooted in the personal trauma of homophobic violence, it used sharp humor to proffer a devastating critique of misogyny. She’s now touring with a new show, Douglas, that’ll hit Netflix next year. GQ […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Thousands attend mostly peaceful Area 51 events in Nevada desert

Posted by   /  September 21, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Getty Images A Facebook hoax this summer invited people to “storm” Area 51 on Friday. Five people have been arrested since Thursday, mostly for trespassing. Meanwhile, thousands of others are celebrating their love of UFOs at a number of festivals in the Nevada desert. The events have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Thousands could flood rural Nevada town of 50 people after ‘Storm Area 51’ joke goes viral

Posted by   /  September 18, 2019  /  Off-Beat News, Regional News  /  No Comments

Storm Area 51 Base Camp will be held at the Alien Research Center the weekend of September 20th. /Ben Brown / Fox News By Benjamin Brown | Fox News The small town of Rachel, Nevada, located in the middle of the desert and home to only about 50 people, could be flooded with thousands of […]

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Damn if they didn’t do it again

Posted by   /  August 22, 2019  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Two years ago, I wrote a cranky column about my favorite grocery store upsetting me greatly by changing the aisles, making it hard to find what I usually buy. I told the manager not to do that again. Well, they did.  So as I again deal with mental trauma, […]

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Vanity, thy name is Phoenix

Posted by   /  August 16, 2019  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

  A group of Arizona State students was mocked on TV for taking selfies at a Diamonbacks game in Phoenix/.Photograph: MLB.com You’re so vain you probably think this story’s about you By John D’Anna | Arizona Republic Now it might be an insult to our vanity that we’re not No. 1, what with second place being […]

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Left-handers rejoice! 10 fun facts to celebrate your day

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

12 News August 13, 2019 is the 22nd annual Left-Handers Day. According to the Left-Handers Day website, the day is meant to “increase public awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed.” From using right-handed scissors to cars designed to drive on the right side of the road, lefties live in a right-handed world.  […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] ‘They can’t stop all of us’: Over 400,000 people planning to raid Area 51 all at once

Posted by   /  July 12, 2019  /  Off-Beat News, Regional News  /  No Comments

Getty Images By Aris Folley | The Hill More than 440,000 UFO enthusiasts signed up to “storm Area 51” through a Facebook event in efforts to “see them aliens.”   As of Friday afternoon, the event, titled Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us, has over 442,000 people signed up to attend. More than […]

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Button up belly boys

Posted by   /  July 9, 2019  /  By Phil Riske, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery  By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Casual business dress is a trend, but the “suit and tie” requirement still holds for much of the corporate world.  After watching numerous TV hosts violate my sense of taste when it comes to men’s clothing, here’s the question: Why are the […]

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My pet peeve

Posted by   /  July 1, 2019  /  By Phil Riske, Equine News, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

“Animal Cops Phoenix” features (from left) Kelley Mallon, Mark Smith, Cynthia McGuire, Andy Gallo and Ruthie Jesus. /Photo: Alex DeForest By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer  We hear a lot about child abuse. We don’t hear enough about pet/animal abuse. One only has to follow numerous cases in the Phoenix area or watch one edition […]

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A man is suing a Scottsdale cryonics company for $1M — and the return of his dad’s frozen head

Posted by   /  June 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Off-Beat News, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Kurt Pilgeram of Dutton, Mont., is in a legal battle with a cryonics company that he claims mishandled his father’s remains. He would like his father’s head returned after the company seperated it from and cremated his father’s body, which Pilgeram says is a violation of the agreement between the company and his father. /Photo: […]

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