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  • McMahon: Earth Talk

    Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Jacques Cousteau's son Jean-Michel and, as you may already know, he and the entire family are active environmentalists.
  • McMahon: Autumn Nocturne

    I simply can't wait for November. Cooler temperatures? That will be nice, but no. Thanksgiving. I'll be grateful and I'm not talking about the holidays.
  • McMahon: Into the sun

    Who will be the first to breathe fresh air? Who will be the last rescued of the 33 Chilean miners who have been buried alive and remained alive for two unthinkable months?
  • McMahon: Sunday dinner

    OK. Come on. Tell the absolute truth. You didn't give the Cardinals any chance of beating the Super Bowl champs New Orleans Saints did you?
  • McMahon: Three shots

    When you're around news stories as much as I must be every day -- while I hope that I never become callous -- it becomes increasingly more difficult to be surprised at almost anything that happens.
  • McMahon: Cutting the `Grass’

    I have a lot of problems with the entire medical marijuana issue -- officially known as Prop 203 on the November ballot.
  • McMahon: Come fly

    The first time I ever saw Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, I thought someone was playing a huge transportation joke on me.
  • McMahon: Lover’s leap

    Today, in schools throughout the United States some kids will call other kids "gay." Most of the time, it's just a juvenile attempt at insulting another kid without any thought of its sexual reference. These days "you're gay" is the equivalent of "you're a geek!"
  • McMahon: `Quints’

    Come on, everybody please get off all the backs of all the wives of Kody Brown. And leave their 16 children alone, too.
  • McMahon: Always 18

    Vincent Damon Furnier in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. That would never happen.
  • Sept. 27, 2010

    PHOENIX – On what should have been a quiet Sunday night, at about 11 p.m. on August 22, 2010, a security guard was patrolling an apartment complex at 49th Street and McDowell Road. That was when he spotted four young men and approached them, Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch aid. “He instructed the subjects to […]
  • McMahon: R and D

    You know the difference between a conservative Republican and a Democrat? One is alive and the other is a Democrat.
  • McMahon: Eddie’s Back

    All too often, these commentaries are about disappointing, negative things that need to be fixed. Well, get ready Arizona, because this message is about none of these things. Rather, it's a love letter to a guy-- a fellow you probably care a great deal about, too! Eddie Basha.
  • McMahon: De-Merits

    I think I may throw up. I keep asking the question, `Who can we trust?' Any of us -- trusting anyone.
  • Sept. 20, 2010

    PHOENIX – Whenever she got into his truck, Karl Markovic’s stepdaughter says he always had Christian music on the radio. In fact, Karl and his wife had just found a new church and were loving it. His stepdaughter says he was the kindest person she knew. “He would see someone out on the street that […]
  • McMahon: `Dream Kids’

    Let kids brought into U.S. illegally earn resident status.
  • McMahon: I Believe

    The United States of America is not a Christian nation. Thank God!
  • McMahon:Burned up

    Hey Terry, Terry Jones. Please notice that I have neglected to include the title Rev. Terry Jones, for what I'm sure are obvious reasons.
  • McMahon: Scratch it

    Hey! At last Arizona is #1 at something and for most people its good news. The State Lottery grew in the last year, 13 times more than the average increase in all other states. We made $551 million in lottery ticket sales last year. That's like a couple of Super Bowls.
  • August 30, 2010

    PHOENIX – A 28-year-old woman woke up early to take the trash on Saturday, July 24, 2010. That meant a trek out of her apartment, near 12th Street and Peoria, to the dumpster. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch described what happened next, at about 4:30 a.m.: “And she saw her neighbor, who she doesn’t know, […]