The only thing better than wine is free wine. And former Miamian and author Lisa Mattson is offering just that at two separate events this weekend in honor of her new book, The Exes in My iPod: A Playlist of the Men Who Rocked Me to Wine Country. The book is the story of a Miami waitress striving t ... More >>
Welcome to the first annual WTF Florida Awards ceremony. It's the only award show celebrating the special brand of bizarre depravity we excel at down here in the Sunshine State. Black tie isn't required. In fact, jorts and a NASCAR cap are preferred.Earlier this week we handed out awards in the fiel ... More >>
Sex rules! And you know what's even better? Sex outside! That's 'cause the threat of being shamefully discovered tickles the universal voyeuristic/exhibitionist funny bone. All people (spanning every continent) either want to watch people have sex. Or have other people watch them have sex. And t ... More >>
Not to stereotype, but it's not exactly news that some gay men take their female singers very, very seriously. Try and tell a Beyonce fan that Christina Aguilera is a better singer at your own risk, OK? So up in Jacksonville, 24-year-old Allen Casey was booked into jail after he hit his boyfrie ... More >>
As the dolled-up, sweaty, rip-roaringly drunk revelers counted down the final seconds of 2011, you were standing by the punch bowl (actually, it was a mop bucket) full of vodka water, frantically scanning for your boo-boo, lest you and shawty miss out on that absolutely essential stroke-of-midnig ... More >>
Today is Dave Coulier's birthday. And unless you've been hiding out in the Tanner's basement with Jodie Sweetin and a meth pipe for the last two decades, you oughta know that Alanis Morissette's biggest single, "You Oughta Know" is allegedly about Dave Coulier, AKA Uncle Joey from Full House. "Cu ... More >>
Don't get us wrong, we love it when guys, especially big macho meatheads, are caught in public crooning along with Alanis Morrissette's "Ironic," Fiona Apple's "Criminal," or any other song that looks weird coming from a throat with an Adam's apple. But let's be clear. We are laughing at you, not wi ... More >>
Souleye, in a 2005 file photo from New Times Broward-Palm Beach.We reported here this past June that Alanis Morisette had semi-secretly married Mario Treadway, who was previously known around South Florida as a vaguely neo-hippie, conscious rapper known as Souleye. The one-time-Whole Foods employ ... More >>
A grainy 2005 file photo of Souleye from New Times Broward-Palm Beach.Back in May, Crossfade reported that Alanis Morisette was pregnant by longtime boyfriend Souleye, a.k.a. ex-Boca resident Mario Treadway, a conscious-type hip-hop MC specializing in vaguely crunchy, spiritual lyrics. (Really cr ... More >>
I tried to think of snarky lyrical references with which to pepper this blog. After all, irony and perversion (blowjobs in theaters, hands in pockets) could all work their way into a blog about '90s alternative-rock chanteuse Alanis Morissette carrying a bun in the oven, according to Perez H ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanTickets to Kenny Aronoff's gun showAmong drummers, Kenny Aronoff is a name synonymous with talent, power, reliability and innovation. During the '80s and '90s, Aronoff toured with John Cougar Mellencamp, Bob Seger, Smashing Pumpkins, Melissa Etheridge and John Fogerty, and ha ... More >>
Ring in the New Year with these three recent releases.
Luz MarinaCoincidencias (Cacao Música)www.cacaomusica.comVenezuelan singer/songwriter Luz Marina makes her debut for Cacao Música with 14 tracks of heavy-breathing soft numbers full of sexy insinuations and personal moments. It works. "Noche a Noche" (Night to Night) and "Cómo Dueles" (How You Hu ... More >>
Remember when America was so prosperous that we were debating ways of keeping our neighbors from breaking into our country to steal our crumbs? So much so that we were building a big fence- sort of like the Berlin Wall because that worked out so well for Germany?That was August- the good old days, w ... More >>
Anything involving preying mantises and Madonna can't be boring.
Alanis Morissette is still grateful for her now-legendary first album.
Flavors of Entanglement (Maverick)
In this week's issue of the Miami New Times, for my Suicide Blonde column I spoke with JWL B and Shunda K of the Tampa-based electro-rap group Yo Majesty. Click here to read my explanation of why they're one of the most punk rock things out there right now. But of course, the interviews ran longer ... More >>
Alanis Morisette is conquering the web with an unpredictable cover. The typically angst-ridden Canadian singer produced a satire of the Black Eyed Peas' inane hit song "My Humps." There is even a Will.i.am stand-in for the video, which, while faithful to the original lyrics, is delivered in Morisett ... More >>
"The Beauty Myth" (Drunken Butterfly)
C.S. Lewis's world comes to life in The Chronicles of Narnia
With a little help from friends, Jarabe de Palo brings its brand of Spanish pop to the world
Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades
Songwriters in the Round leaves a legacy and many memories in Miami
Hilary Swank returns to revolutionize
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Mad cow disease, part 3
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?
What litigant is willing to take Madonna, the CIA, and Governor Chiles to court? It's Alfredo F. de Castro, Miami's one-man suit factory.