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    December 27, 2013

    600-Person Brawl Erupts in Florida Movie Theater Parking Lot

    Listen, we all know that Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts sharing the screen in the film adaptation of Tony award winning play August: Osage County is a major event, but there's no reasons for people to riot over it. Oh, that doesn't come out in Florida until later today? So what movie caused a 600-pe ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013

    Live TV Streaming Service Aereo Coming to Miami on September 2

    Aereo, the cloud-based streaming service that lets your watch and record local television stations from your computer, smart phone, tablets and even your television, is headed to Miami on September 2. This is great news for people looking to kick their cable company to the curb, and bad news for the ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    Univision Aired Its First Gay Telenovela Wedding This Week

    With all those murderous maids, seductive priests, and double-crossing fiancés, a gay wedding would actually be one of the least dramatic things in a telenovela. Yet, until this week, Univision had never aired one.

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    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    TSA's Miami Screening Director Left MPD After Getting Caught Trying To Buy Sex

    The Transportation Security Administration workers who keep Miami International Airport safe from terrorists, criminals, and Solange Knowles's Afro (no, really, they thoroughly searched her hair last month) earned a dubious distinction in October. According to an analysis by ABC News, the TSA had fi ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Floridian Steals Neighbor's Obama Sign Because It Tells Burglars Unarmed "Half-Wits" Live There

    When a man in Sarasota repeatedly took Obama signs off his neighbor's lawn, he wanted to let her know it wasn't just vandalism. See, he was looking out for everyone's safety by not letting burglars know that weak-kneed, Second Amendment-hating liberals lived there. He even sent her a postcard helpfu ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012
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    September 25, 2012

    Mitt Romney's "Brownface" Mystery Solved: Bad MAC Foundation

    Despite speculation that Mitt Romney got a bad spray tan or even purposely tried to make his skin darker during a recent Univision forum held at the University of Miami, the truth appears to be a bit less devious. According to ABC News/Univision, the makeup artist on hand that night just went a litt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    President Barack Obama: "Same Sex Couples Should Be Able To Get Married"

    In an interview with ABC News, President Barack Obama announced this afternoon that he now supports gay marriage. It's a striking change from the commander-in-chief on the same day that North Carolina's voters followed in Florida's footsteps in passing a gay marriage ban. "I think same-sex couples s ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Disney and Univision Launching Miami-Based Cable News Network

    CNN, MSNBC and Fox News are about to get some Miami-based competition backed by one of the world's largest media conglomerates.Disney and Univision announced this morning that they are set to launch a 24-hour news network sometime in the next year, and the channel's operation will be headquartered i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Miami Nose Job Doc in Trouble for Commissioning "Jewcan Sam" Music Video

    ​So, Dr. Michael Salzhauer, a Bal Harbor plastic surgeon, decided to commission a music video to promote his nose-job services to a young audience. Here is a comprehensive list of (almost) everything in the video that could be considered offensive: the song's name, "Jewcan Sam"; making light of te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Newt Gingrich Wanted an Open Marriage, Claims His Ex-Wife

    ​It's a big day in the GOP primary. Rick Perry, once perceived as a conservative savior has dropped out after one of the most hilariously horribly run candidacies of all time. Meanwhile, Rick Santorum has been revealed as the real winner of the Iowa Caucus. And yet, probably the juiciest news come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    I Smuggled a Knife, Stinky Cheese, and Herbs Past the TSA This Year

    ​A Massachusetts woman recently had a cupcake confiscated by a Transportation Security Administration agent at Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport. The offending baked good was packaged in a jar, which immediately made it a potential weapon of mass destruction (and we're not even talking abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Macarons are the New Cupcakes; Solo Has Them Starting Today

    Lee KleinMacarons at Vida brunch at Fontainebleau​Macarons are absolutely the new cupcakes.I know this because I was watching ABC News and they said that "macaroons are the new cupcakes." The next day Time magazine came in the mail and in it was an article entitled "Will Macarons be the new cupcak ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    No More Gym Class in Middle School? Florida Lawmaker Wants To Rewrite P.E. Requirements

    Michelle Obama would not approve.​All of us remember middle school gym class, some as the best part of the day, and some of us as a hellish daily ritual steeped in shame and failure. But now Republican state Rep. Larry Metz has introduced a bill that would no longer require all Florida middle scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Dancing With the Stars Grand Finale: Ricki Lake Tangos to Psycho Theme

    ​Gosh, were we excited for the Dancing with the Stars Grand Finale. And boy did ABC go all out for us! Instead of the usual flippant DWTS introduction, we get a very serious Explosions in the Sky-scored, grainy film-effect montage of Ricki, Rob, and J.R. We are reminded that Ricki did it for the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Angie Varona: ABC's Nightline Decides Its a Good Idea to Broadcast Sexy Pictures of a 14-Year-Old

    ​Remember Miami-teen Angie Varona? She was the girl who unwittingly became an internet sex symbol at the age of 14 after her Photobucket account was hacked and her scantily clad, though not explicit, photos made the rounds on some of the seedier parts of the internet. Well, ABC News' Nightline in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Nine-Year-Old Girl Told Not to Eat Candy on School Bus Tells Police: "I Will F***ing Kill You!"

    ​A nine-year-old Florida girls loves candy almost as much as she hates police: a lot.What started as a request by the girl's school bus driver to stop eating candy on the bus ended with the girl getting pepper-sprayed and charged with four felonies.

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    October 14, 2011

    Miami-Filmed Charlie's Angels Canceled

    ​Even a day after paparazzi pics of two of the Charlie's Angels cast members engaging in some sapphic lip locking action probably-not-coincidentally leaked, ABC has canceled the Miami-set reboot of the classic franchise. Unlike a host of other Miami-set shows however, Charlie's Angels actually fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Video: The Last Space Shuttle Launch From Florida Ever

    ​Florida is no longer the preeminent launch pad to the stars. Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off into space from the Kennedy Space Center today for the final time, marking the end of NASA's historic space shuttle program. The event leaves both the future of American space explo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Obama Brand Cigarettes Found in Florida: A Short History of Presidential Smokes

    via ABC News​Jack Tapper at ABC News seems amused by a picture of Obama's brand cigarettes that a reader from Florida sent. Apparently, the presidential pleasure sticks are manufactured by a Uruguayan company, Montepaz, and sold in the States. Aside from that, there's little information about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Chad Ochocinco Joins Dancing With The Stars With Pamela Anderson and Kate Gosselin

    ​It's really a wonder that somehow the one-man entertainment machine known as Chad Ochocinco has not been on a reality tv show yet. If there's a single player in the NFL who was made for trash television it's him. He is, after all, Esteban: the most interesting football player in the world.Well, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    News Roundup: AFC Beats NFC in Pro Bowl

    Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be p ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    News Roundup: Grandmother Killed Over $5

    A grandmother in Lauderdale Lakes was killed after she refused to give her teenage attacker $5 to buy marijuana. [Herald]A former Miami cop who devised a scheme to steal $15,000 from Crime Stoppers will get only two months in jail. [Herald]A University of Miami doctor who led much of the early medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Rep. Steve King Proposes Deporting Haitians to be Relief Workers

    ​Is Iowa Rep. Steve King aiming to the most hated congressman from the flyover state in South Florida since Tom "Miami is a third world country" Tancredo?Late last year he assaulted the ownership of our Miami Dolphins during a congressional hearing over much more important things, and now he's gon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Marlins' Chris Coghlan Wins NL Rookie of the Year

    Photo by Dirk Hansen, via Wikicommons and http://www.flickr.com/people/dirkhansen​It took awhile, but the Marlins finally beat the Philadelphia Phillies this season.Fish rookie outfielder Chris Coghlan won the National League Rookie of the Year Award today, narrowly beating out Phillies pitcher J. ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009

    News Roundup

    Manny Diaz sent letters to a hundred Miami Police officers informing them they'd be let go unless the police union agrees to pay cuts. [Herald]Doctors at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine were able to use a portion of a woman's tooth to restore her eyesight. [ABCNews]Yet another Miam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Horse Killed in Miami Gardens - Does Black Market Horse Meat Cure AIDS?

    via wikimedia commonsThis horse is so sad it went and got an emo haircut.​ Another horse killed and stripped of meat in similar manner to the 20 or so others so far this year was found murdered Wednesday morning in the ranch where it lived in Miami Gardens. Its throat was slit and two legs were re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    News Roundup

    The judge who let the cat killer suspect out on bond says the kid is no danger to the community. [ABCNews]Yeah, so Alonzo Mourning and his wife will have a school named after them. You think he'd be like, "You know guy, I will let this old lady lawyer have her school," but no. [UPI]Moment of silence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    ABC News Loves Preacher Kid Story, Hates Attribution

    About a month ago, New Times published a story about an 11- year-old preacher named Terry Durham. Newspapers such as the New York Times had already printed feel-good articles about the talented Margate boy. But after spending time with Terry and the people who raised him, we realized there were some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Hawk Terror Reaches ABC News

    Hawk Terror '09 continues to plague the University of Miami campus, and now the student newspaper and this humble blog are not the only media covering it. ABCNews.com picked up and repacked a report from Local 10 here in Miami and decided to run with it. Apparently it is a "Must Read," more "More Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Holder Held Weepy Reno in His Arms After Elian Gonzalez Raid

    Babalu Blog and its ilk haven't picked up on this, but we can already imagine their response: "That dirty socialist mainstream media is trying to pull one over on the Cubans by implying that this new attorney general isn't a godless prick who jumped for joy at the though of sending Elian Gonzalez ... More >>

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    September 24, 2008
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    February 20, 2008
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    December 24, 2007
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    December 24, 2007
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    November 26, 2007
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    September 22, 2005
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    April 7, 2005
  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Live from Havana, It's Mesa Redonda!

    Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet

  • Culture

    March 8, 2001

    Good Cop, Bad Cop

    Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Geek Love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis

  • Culture

    April 27, 2000

    Geek love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    The Resurrection of Robert Tilton

    Dogged by grabby ex-wives and financial scandals, a Texas prophet-for-profit brings his TV act to Miami Beach

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    It's Authentic When Linda Hart Says It's Authentic

    And when it's not, even acclaimed investigative reporters eat crow

  • Music

    November 18, 1992

    The Dealer Wins

    Five signs that a musician is getting stepped on

  • News

    June 10, 1992
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