Veteran 60 Minutes reporter Steve Kroft visited Miami for a special report that aired this weekend, looking into the booming trend of identity thieves stealing personal data to scam the government out of tax returns. Instead, after hearing about Miami's oversize role in the fraud, he ended up tackli ... More >>
False doctor Tony Bosch, who beat the system in Florida after supplying more than a dozen top athletes with anti-aging drugs, spoke with 60 Minutes Sunday. In a series of story that more than confirmed groundbreaking Miami New Times stories about Biogenesis, Bosch's Coral Gables clinic, the son ... More >>
60 Minutes is reporting this morning that Alex Rodriguez may have done quiet possibly the most Alex Rodriguez thing ever to cover his own ass. The report indicates that in the weeks after Miami New Times broke the Biogenesis story, Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that im ... More >>
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
See also "Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour -- plus "Essential Enrique: From 1995 to 'Tonight (I'm F#$%in' You).'" Who is the real Jennifer Lopez? Well, earlier this month, the Australian edition of 60 Minutes praised the entertainer's seemingly grounded, surprisingly un-d ... More >>
See also "The 15 Richest Musicians: From Jay-Z to Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Dr. Dre" -- plus "Ten Richest DJs: From Pauly D to Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, and Tiesto." These days, Elton John isn't the only one treating Madonna like a "fairground stripper." Despite the 53-year-old p ... More >>
The hate hit Sarah Spiegel's YouTube account early last week, calling her an idiot and a hack and suggesting that she join her favorite team, the Miami Marlins, in just going straight to hell. Spiegel's crime? Taking almost two weeks out of her singing career to pen a new ode to the Marlins and t ... More >>
CBSAndy Rooney eats his vegetablesAndy Rooney, the famous 60 Minutes commentator who spent 30 years doing essays for the Sunday evening news magazine, died on November 4th at the age of 92.Rooney retired just a month ago on October 2. According to 60 Minutes, Andy wrote and filmed 1,097 essays fo ... More >>
If Miami does not have its glam and vice, than really what else is there? Yes, yes, we're actually a complicated, cultured city but don't tell the rest of America that. Our entire tourism industrial complex is based on the the rest of America thinking we're a shallow, glamorous, sun drenched ... More >>
via LA WeeklyBarry MinkowBarry Minkow's life could have been an American archetype: A seemingly successful young entrepreneur goes to prison for in fact running a Ponzi scheme, and then finds Jesus and dedicates his life to helping the feds sniff out other frauds.But like any good crook, Minkow j ... More >>
Electrobunni doing her pinup thing for some lucky dude.Let's face it: Radio in South Florida these days sucks. Your choices are few, and the options aren't good. You can either listen to DJ Teja talk about the golden days of Hot Wheels freestyle between 17 plays a day of Rihanna's latest track, o ... More >>
via BartBaKer's YoutubeVanity Fair and 60 Minutes have come together to commission a wide ranging poll that includes questions on the ability of Sarah Palin to be President (most don't think she can) and whether or not people would still see a Mel Gibson movie (most would). Though perhaps ones of ... More >>
Notes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world. Click here to read past installments.In the coming da ... More >>
Think things are bad? It's about to get a whole lot worse. So said 60 Minutes last night during a piece about the mortgage meltdown and pending Grapes of Wrath-style doom that faces us all.Long story short: A second mortgage disaster is on the horizon, and no place will be hit harder than Miami-Dade ... More >>
Illustration by Kyle T. Webster Jack Thompson, the serial litigator and would-be censor whose crusade against violent video games, porn, rap music and other things he considers unseemly, has a legal career that is suddenly teetering on the brink of legal-eagle oblivion. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Jud ... More >>
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Ed Bobb punched a few keys and went to jail. Where's the justice?
Hes so much more than a pretty face
Meet the "magnificent" Irvin Rosenfeld
From man-breasts and money comes a local documentary film star
This time it's the proper ladies of a small English town who bare all for laughs
A dirty journo gets busted in Shattered Glass
If you're Puff Daddy and you're in need of a career boost, come on down to Miami
Neither rain, nor cops, nor crabby neighbors can stop South Florida's house concerts
Ecstasy hysteria flourishes in Florida
Sandra Luckow thought the time was right for a documentary about Operation Pedro Pan. Boy was she wrong.
Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
How a freelance reporter and South Beach nightlife maven tracked down Australia's most notorious fugitive
AIDS researcher of high repute. Proprietor of a glamorous Miami Beach spa. Target of a federal criminal probe. The many sides of Dr. Lionel Resnick.
You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.
60 Minutes closes the book on the legacy of jailhouse phone-scam artist Danny Faries. You don't say!