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2007 Stories by TOM MCFADDEN

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Aniclaus is Comin’ to Town

    published December 20, 2007

    Shopping for your mother-in-law is more difficult than navigating the Home Depot parking lot on Calle Ocho. The rest of your list is no picnic... More >>

  • The Prozac Peninsula

    published December 13, 2007

    There’s a good deal of unhappiness in the South Florida sportscape. With only three weeks of mercy killings left for the Dolphins, all eyes... More >>

  • Just Like Cuba, Except Funny

    published December 6, 2007

    Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. The Captain and Tennille. And, apparently, comedy and cigars. Each and... More >>

  • Go to the Gridiron

    published November 29, 2007

    Being a Miami football fan these days is akin to being a prisoner of war. The experience just keeps getting worse, with no end in sight. As the... More >>

  • Jerk Your Way into Fantasy Fest

    published October 18, 2007

    Your eyes tear and nostrils sear as you coolly attempt to mask your intolerance for pain, having boasted about your affinity for “real”... More >>

  • Altercation on the Reservation

    published September 20, 2007

    Broken bones? Blood? Swollen-shut eyes? Yes, please! Since the dawn of time, man has been fascinated with organized violence. Whether it’s... More >>

  • Oh, Danny Boy

    published September 6, 2007

    The Irish greet tragedy with a smile and a beer. Throughout a history rife with difficulty -- from the potato famine to occupation to a... More >>

  • The Homeowner’s Last Hurrah

    published August 30, 2007

    The value of the condo you bought two years ago is racing George Bush’s approval ratings to the bottom. Hurricanes are churning in the... More >>

  • The Good Old Grove

    published August 23, 2007

    Long before Gianni Versace turned a seaside tenement into the diamond-studded, velvet rope-strewn glamour parade that is South Beach, there was... More >>

  • Urgent!

    published August 16, 2007

    Since the Seventies, Lou Gramm has wanted to know what love is. He wants us to show him. We’ll get a chance to do just that when the... More >>

  • Bend It Like Zinho

    published August 9, 2007

    The stateside arrival of global icon David Beckham has put soccer on the collective radar of the American populace for the first time since... More >>

  • We Love the Eighties

    published August 2, 2007

    Maybe you spent the Eighties playing with your Transformers or Teddy Ruxpin. Perhaps you spent them moping around the corridors of your high... More >>

Archives: 2008 | 2007