Amy Guthrie

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  • 6 years ago | Longform

    Rapper Rick Ross was not on the set of the Star Island music video shoot in May 2008 when Mark McCarthy led his 400-pound white tiger, Sabi, out of her crate. The producers had offered McCarthy $5,000 to use the big cat as a prop at a mansion. The...

  • 6 years ago

    When times get tough, the wealthy serve pigs-in-a-blanket at cocktail parties. Actually, those little bite-size wieners were the only hint of scaling back at a recent hoity-toity elbow-rubbing event at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. You know...

  • 7 years ago

    Miguel Carver looks devilishly happy as he rounds a corner of the roller rink. Bent slightly forward, lost in his own world, he skates close to the inside of the oval. The DJ spins a freestyle classic from 1988 — Stevie B's "Spring Love." It...

  • 7 years ago

    A few years ago, Dr. Joe, a dentist from Palm Beach County, had a female patient with a special problem. Her upper and lower dentures rattled when she performed oral sex on her boyfriend. Dr. Joe suggested she simply take them out. But the woman w...

  • 7 years ago | Longform

    Griselda Blanco has acquired many monikers in her 65 years. The Colombian drug dealer earned the title of "Cocaine Queen" in Seventies New York, and she became La Madrina — a.k.a. "The Godmother" — when she moved her operations to Miam...

  • 7 years ago | Longform

    Markus Groh felt uneasy aboard the M/V Shear Water. A buddy had talked him into booking a six-night trip on the charter boat with nine other Austrians to scuba-dive with sharks in the Bahamas. There would be dead fish in the water to attract the b...