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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Big gifts in little packages.
When every member of Florida's 124th Infantry returned from Iraq alive, it seemed too good to be true. It was.
Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez
Altcountry newcomers send a mint julep postcard from Holopaw
Max Lesnik and his group, Alianza Martiana, are reminders that not all Cuban exiles think alike
Someone please tell Bill Nelson that not everyone in the Democratic Party looks like him
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes
"In the House of Swing"
Scenes from a splintered city
He's got looks, charm, and the church on his side. But even this priest may not save Telemundo's ratings.
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.
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.
Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.
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?
Wipe that smirk off your face and honor thy father