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2008 Stories by John Linn

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  • Meet Your Animaker

    published December 25, 2008

    Got a love for anime? Maybe you've been collecting for years — you have all the Voltron figures, including the metal kind made before... More >>

  • The Misfits

    published December 4, 2008

    For 30 years the Misfits have been spreading their colloidal mix of punk, rockabilly, and horror-flick themes to ravenous "fiends" around the... More >>

  • Make the Homies Say “Hoh”

    published October 30, 2008

    The Anime Supercon is finally here: three full days of absolute, balls-out fandom beginning Friday at the Miami Downtown Hilton. Yes, there... More >>

  • A Taste of His Medicine

    published October 23, 2008

    If laughter really is the cure for what ails you, then stand-up comic Louis C.K. should consider changing his surname to Pasteur. The... More >>

  • But Is He for Princess Saving Reform?

    published October 16, 2008

    Whether it’s tuning in for the vice presidential debates (which boasted the second-highest ratings for a presidential or VP debate in... More >>

  • Everything We Wanted to Know About Growing Up

    published September 25, 2008

    There’s a heap of conflicting viewpoints when it comes to Towelhead, the latest film by Alan Ball (American Beauty, Six Feet... More >>

  • Hey, Everybody, We’re All Gonna Get Laid!

    published September 18, 2008

    As far as golf scrambles go, the Puma Open, cohosted by Maxim magazine, is sort of like the golf tournaments you see in beer... More >>

  • Skirmish in the Swamp

    published September 4, 2008

    South Florida has long been home to some of the largest and most respected mixed martial arts fight teams in the nation. Though the region is rich... More >>

  • Forget the PS Triple

    published July 24, 2008

    Gaming systems are sort of like sports teams: Each has a dedicated fan base that shamelessly exalts its system of choice at every opportunity... More >>

  • Where in the World Is Otto?

    published June 26, 2008

    Miami’s own original Cock Rock Disco purveyor, Otto Von Schirach, is blowin’ up, folks. The laptop bass pioneer is finally back in town... More >>

  • We’ll Pay You Tuesday

    published June 26, 2008

    At first glance, it’s hard not to feel sorry for America’s funnyman, Neil Hamburger. A greasy comb-over flops across his sweaty... More >>

  • Sweet, Sweet Revenge

    published June 26, 2008

    Think of comedian Lisa Corrao as sort of the den mother to all of South Florida’s nerds. For more than a year, she has hosted Revenge of... More >>

  • Fightin’ the Good Fight

    published June 5, 2008

    Pearl Jam has always been a political sort of band — recall the Ticketmaster boycott, Eddie Vedder’s public Bush bashing, and the... More >>

  • Free, Glorious Free

    published April 24, 2008

    It’s 2 a.m. Saturday morning. You’re drunk, as usual. Then comes a gurgle in your belly. It starts out low and bass-heavy, like far-away... More >>

  • In The Navy

    published April 24, 2008

    You’ve probably heard the sad news already: Because of rising fuel costs and lack of corporate sponsorship, the annual Fort Lauderdale Air &... More >>

  • Dave Chappelle’s Playing on My Block, My Block

    published January 31, 2008

    Say what you will about Dave Chappelle, but dude knows what’s important in life. He had a fat $55-million contract to continue doing... More >>

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