Since 2007, every third Saturday in April has been set aside for the observance of Record Store Day, when vinyl lovers and music fans show love and appreciation to the their local shops. In Miami, though brick-and-mortar music retailers like Spec's, Virgin Megastore, and F.Y.E. are certainly a thin ... More >>
We can all agree the media carnival that was Justin Bieber's arrest and jail visit was profoundly irrelevant. A congresswoman talking about the NSA was booted off MSNBC yesterday to make room for "breaking" Justin Bieber news. I live in Miami Beach -- just blocks from the Bieber debacle -- and eve ... More >>
Cheer up, third-round pick/emo perpetually sad-faced tight end/ likely-illustrator-of-fantastical-scenes-involving-dragons-and-Asian-counterculture-anti-heros-during-team-film-sessions / wouldn't-make-any-other-team's-53-man-roster-except-the-piece-of-shit-Jets Michael Egnew - HBO's Hard Knocks feat ... More >>
Also read "Pit Bull Ban Spurs Dog Fight"Even if dozens of party primaries don't get your blood pressure up, there's one compelling ballot item that should drive you to the polls today: For the first time since 1989, Miamians have a chance to strike down one of the nation's dumbest laws. Dade's pit b ... More >>
A good chunk of the sports media and NBA fandom relishes holding up LeBron James as the biggest sports villain that ever did live, so much so that every little flaw is blown up out of proportion and presented as proof that he falls somewhere on the evil spectrum between Darth Vader and Hitler. So ES ... More >>
You've surely heard Martin Niemöller famous quote about the German intellectual and religious communities complacency during the Nazis' rise to power in 1930s Germany. It includes the line, "Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew."Well, Rick Scott decided to a ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell rates the racist credentials of the Republican Party presidential nominees. What happened to the party of Abraham Lin ... More >>
Vintage bacon bikini babe - Gaga wasn't the first to wear meat.When Lady Gaga wore her meat dress to the VMAs, it was considered a bold move. But really, people have been wearing their food for a long time. Consider live sushi models, who make a living having people eat off their curvy bodies. An ... More >>
Soccer player Vinnie Jones executing a clever "ball tackle"For more than a week, Riptide has brought you the shady plays that have turned Krop High School into a basketball powerhouse: recruiting players, inventing addresses, changing official records, and -- of course -- threatening journalists. ... More >>
Associated Press26. George Hamilton, who are you trying to fool?Look, there's no denying that Art Basel is the best thing to happen to Miami since cocaine. The money, the buzz, the makeover to the city's image, blah blah blah. We know. We love it, and we'll be excited for it all over again next y ... More >>
Yesterday, from his Miami techno-hermit compound, Matt Drudge decided to run with "White Student Beaten on School Bus; Crowd Cheers," as the top story on his website in all its race-baiting glory. The story about two high school students who happened to be black beating up another student who h ... More >>
Sacha Baron Cohen is in queerface. But what's the film's real target?
During the week history was made in Washington, words from a King.
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously absurd record or ... More >>
The star's latest flick repackages his greatest hits, which maybe weren't so great to begin with.
Big Red returns in a mindless, revved-up Hellboy sequel.
Give it away, give it away, give it away now.
"You are sanctioning further police corruption"
Florida Stage's The Good German skips the moral complexities
A play that contains multiple provocative themes delivers on none
Architecture, painting, and imagination
Tom Hanks steals the Coens' latest by playing -- get this -- funny
Metropolis returns in a form not seen since its spectacular 1920s debut
Mosaic Theatre's spoof
Jay Rosenblatt meshes varied old film clips to form a unified whole
Spike Lee takes a fresh and gloriously unpolished look at black stand-up talent
Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000
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