Abraham Lincoln

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    Five Reasons Miami Music Fans Should Be Thankful

    Exactly 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln delivered an address unto the American people (although it's historically accepted that Secretary of State William H. Seward wrote it) calling upon the citizens of the United States to take the last Thursday of every November as a day of reflection an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Arcade Fire as the Reflektors in Little Haiti, "One of the Most Beautiful Places in America"

    Arcade Fire as the Reflektors Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami Presented by Rhythm Foundation Thursday, October 24, 2013 Better Than: A Reflektor-less existence. "We couldn't have made this record without Haiti." On two consecutive nights, Arcade Fire's Win Butler confided this same thing to M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Allen West Is Acting Like a Guy Running For President in 2016

    South Florida had to know that booting Allen West out of Congress wouldn't mean an end to reading about Allen West's antics. The guy almost immediately landed a gig on Fox News after leaving Washington, after all. Still, dealing with West's rants about Muslims and Obamacare on Murdoch's network is ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2012

    RNC 2012: What Were They Thinking? Our Best Thought-Bubbles On Photos

    Have you ever wondered what's going on inside the heads of Republican delegates at the GOP's National Convention? We have. If it's true that the eyes are the windows into one's soul, there was a lot of twisted shit going in Tampa during the RNC. Quite frankly, we'd like to forget about most it, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    The Real J.Lo: A Diva? A Mom? A Millionaire? A Look-Alike From Miami?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Meat Me in Kansas City

    Tony is in Kansas City, and it's all about the barbecue. Along for the ride is his friend Zamir, whom we've seen in several No Reservations episodes. Tony is out to give Zamir a lesson in good ol' American food, as well as a few pointers for his inevitable television show (because, apparently, every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Wednesday 3/14/2012

    ​If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    President Obama Pardons Turkeys (Video)

    ​President Barack Obama has pardoned turkeys Liberty and Peace with his daughters, Melia and Sasha by his side.President Obama says that the turkeys were trained for the big day by being exposed to loud noises, flash bulbs, and learning to gobble without really saying anything.After a wave of his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Top 10 List of Whiteys Who Might Get Away With Using the N-Word

    Pets 4 Dawn via flickr Oh no she didn't!​ The second the N word left Dr. Laura Schlessinger's mouth on her nationally syndicated radio show last week she must have known she started another N word related crap storm. Dr. Laura doesn't have near the street cred a white person needs to get a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2010 Recap: Top 10 Miami-Centric Moments

    2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show was full of hits (the return of Missy Elliott, for one), and misses (the glaring omission of Outkast, among many others). Still, much of it gave us some serious hometown pride. In a move that pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Castro Death Meter: Yes! Experts Estimate Fidel Is Now 83 Percent Dead

    The newly released 7-month-old photo.​Over the past year, Riptide has established itself as the global leader in Fidel Castro death- measurement technology. Give us a newly released propaganda photo of El Super Supremo, and our lab-coated head scientist, who looks like Jeff Goldblum, ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: "The Vacant Chair," Performed By Matthew Sabatella

    via matthewsabatella.comMatthew SabatellaToday's MP3 of the day relates to the serious meaning behind Memorial Day, and comes courtesy of local troubadour Matthew Sabatella. He's one of the most unique solo performers in town, as he's dedicated his work lately to preserving American folk traditions. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Dolphins Manage to Beat Back Old Crappy Self, Win Fourth Straight

    Holy crap. That was close. For a while there, it seemed as if we were witnessing the return of the Shitphins. With just 4:30 remaining in a game that the Dolphins had been leading in all day, Oakland’s John Lee Higgins ran a Miami punt back 93-yards to pay dirt, giving the Raiders their first le ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 5, 2008
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    October 1, 2007
  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Ramadi Madness

    When every member of Florida's 124th Infantry returned from Iraq alive, it seemed too good to be true. It was.

  • Culture

    December 2, 2004
  • News

    October 21, 2004

    The X Man Returns

    Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Tourist Trappings

    Altcountry newcomers send a mint julep postcard from Holopaw

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Voices in the Wilderness

    Max Lesnik and his group, Alianza Martiana, are reminders that not all Cuban exiles think alike

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Space Cowboy

    Someone please tell Bill Nelson that not everyone in the Democratic Party looks like him

  • Culture

    June 15, 2000

    Revenge of the Fanboy

    Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes

  • Culture

    May 18, 2000

    The Image of Jazz

    "In the House of Swing"

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Elian Nation

    Scenes from a splintered city

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Father Albert's Pulpit Show

    He's got looks, charm, and the church on his side. But even this priest may not save Telemundo's ratings.

  • News

    October 29, 1998
  • News

    May 8, 1997

    When Vicki Met Syl

    Fate introduced Miami lobbyist Sylvester Lukis to a rising political star named Vicki Lopez-Wolfe. Twenty-two felony charges later, South Florida is still reeling.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Inside Looking Out

    Tamara Hendershot seeks out those who work their artistic magic in obscurity. The visionary art she finds is hot, but for her, buying and selling it is a labor of love.

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    For the Birds

    Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.

  • News

    July 26, 1994

    Bring the Noise

    Cover your ears or bask in the blare. Miami avant-skronkers Harry Pussy, Rat Bastard, and Tom Smith's To Live and Shave in L.A. have launched an audacious aural assault on the senses. But is anyone out there listening?

  • Culture

    February 24, 1993
  • Music

    February 17, 1993

    Diamond is Forever

    Wipe that smirk off your face and honor thy father

  • Film

    July 25, 1990