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2014 Stories by B. Caplan

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  • Sprockets Goes Swedish

    published March 27, 2014

    Now would be a good time to full-screen the video for “Destruction” by Tobias Bernstrup and then take your copy of New Times or... More >>

  • MIFF, Week Two

    published March 13, 2014

    Still fiending for more film greatness? Don't sweat it, because the 31st-annual Miami International Film Festival is only... More >>

  • MIFF Review: City of God -- 10 Years Later

    published March 6, 2014

    Ten years after the release of the Oscar-nominated Brazilian slum drama City of God, directors Cavi Borges and Luciano Vidigal catch up... More >>

  • MIFF's Short Films: Mermaids, Unicorns, and Fancy Cats

    published March 6, 2014

    This year's MIFF offers more than 40 shorts, and with the notable exception of Cherry Pop: The World's Fanciest Cat (directed by... More >>

  • Ted Bundy Was His Name-O

    published February 20, 2014

    Usually, you have to go to a nursing home if you want your bingo game to end with a high body count. Not at Miami Beach Botanical Garden (2000... More >>


    published February 13, 2014

    Finding a lover is quite easy if you lower your standards to someone who looks like a warthog. Warthogs, after all, have been doing it for... More >>


    published February 13, 2014

    Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the planet’s surface, but some people still don’t have enough places to look at boats.... More >>

  • Got Any Russian in You?

    published February 6, 2014

    The conversation hearts that Vladimir Putin is giving to Russian gays this year equate pedophilia and homosexuality and say things like,... More >>

  • Rip It Up

    published January 30, 2014

    Isabel Allende has sold more than 57 million books. If you round up, that’s 100 million books, which you could in turn sort of round... More >>

  • Drunk Naked Cult = Art

    published January 30, 2014

    It used to be that if you wanted to get in a movie, you’d have to ring Marlon Brando’s doorbell and then quickly hide inside a... More >>

  • Tricycle Gang Storms Coral Gables!

    published January 23, 2014

    Many Miami drivers are scared to leave their carports as long as the cycling menace is riding loose. But there’s hope. “Bicycles are... More >>

  • Beer Pyongyang

    published January 16, 2014

    At the Democratic Republic of Beer (501 NE First Ave., Miami) — an autonomous zone that, like Somaliland and Iraqi Kurdistan, has yet to be... More >>

  • Pee Before Going In

    published January 9, 2014

    You live in Miami, where there is never a shortage of pliant adulterers wading in your swimming pool or, failing that, at least a friendly manatee... More >>

  • Merry Marionettes

    published January 2, 2014

    If you like puppets and lynchings, first of all: Shame on you. Second, you should know that one of Mexico’s best-loved bilingual marionette... More >>

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