Monthly Archives: August 2009

Gone fishing

Rynski is on vacationski. Will return after Labor Day. In the interim, you can: Go see the coolest magicians in town Stand on your head in the Rillito riverbed Hitchhike across the United States in a string bikini and hope … Continue reading

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Ryn: Magical Tucson couple dances with illusion

Magic isn’t cheesy, freaky or just for kids – especially when it’s presented by Tucsonans Roland Sarlot and Susan Eyed. Well, the two may make it a little freaky. But that’s just because Sarlot sticks razor blades in his face … Continue reading

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Odd Pueblo: Snappy or crappy?

This fun Odd Pueblo feature asks the audience to rate a trend, topic or sighting of something around town: is it snappy or crappy? The last snappy or crappy, a gorgeous T-Rex, was a giant snappy. The latest snappy or … Continue reading

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Return of UA students creates living hell for some

The throng of thousands of University of Arizona students that descend on Tucson every August is a mixed blessing. It’s great for the overall economy, the university, and campus-area clothing shops that charge $50-plus for a T-shirt. But it’s not … Continue reading

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Don't buy used underwear and other thrift shop tips

Tucson’s yard sales may often be mediocre and its garbage picking slim, but we have tons of fun stuff hanging out at thrift shops. Cheap prices are just one of the thrills of frequenting these places. Others include unique items, … Continue reading

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Were you scammed by this Tucson man?

Tucsonan Theodore Leombroni said he had a great idea – an automobile safety device for which he had a patent pending, authorities said. But Leonbroni, 47, needed some investors to move the project along. To add to the allure, he … Continue reading

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Cat prompts Tucson man to bicycle across the nation

Ever since Tucsonan Kyle Lyons adopted a cat, he’s gone through some massive changes. The 27-year-old Geico insurance adjuster is taking unpaid leave from work and has already gotten rid of his car and his apartment, living with friends and … Continue reading

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