American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Someone in the Keys Is Torturing Pelicans

    It began December 6 when a boat captain discovered a pelican on Summerland Key that was all but sure to starve. An unknown person had cut two six-inch lacerations in the bird, which exposed the creature's trachea and prevented it from swallowing food. Since that gruesome find, at least ten other bir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Miami Monkey: Ten Things We Learned From Last Night's Show

    Here's hoping you've been watching Miami Monkey. We've been following for many reasons. Obviously, we're into the fact that the show revolves around a Miami Beach bar and Big Ang Raiola, the Mob Wife who owns the place. Then, obviously, there's the whole Staten Island vs. Miami girls theme. And, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Five Reasons Publix Isn't the Best Grocery Store Ever

    Like Coke versus Pepsi or McDonald's versus Burger King, some business battles will be waged forever. After all, people have strong opinions about what they put in their pie-hole. The same goes for supermarkets. Some people are die-hard Whole Foods junkies; others (as former Northeasterners know) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Lil B the Based God's Lecture at New York University: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown

    Oh my god, bruh. On Wednesday, the world was blessed with a rare speech, straight from the heart of the swag-est, most gorgeous rapper alive, Lil B the Based God. Some people said he didn't deserve to speak at prestigious NYU, but he proved them wrong with an hour and a half of free-styled positi ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012
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    January 26, 2012

    Tyler Weinman, Once Accused Cat Killer, Sues Miami-Dade County

    ​Tyler Weinman, the South Miami-Dade man who was once accused of killing several pet cats, is now suing Miami-Dade County for negligence that lead to his false arrest. The case was dropped in 2010 after an expert hired by the defense found that several of the carcasses of the cats had bites caused ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Monkey Cannibals: Robert Conyers Charged With Animal Cruelty UPDATE

    L.A. City Attorney's OfficeIsn't this how 28 Days Later begins?​Miami freight shipper Robert Matson Conyers was charged with animal cruelty yesterday after a tri-continental shipment of monkeys turned into a cannibalistic simian catastrophe.Guyanese animal supplier Akhtar Hussain hired Conyers to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Disease Epidemic Forces Miami-Dade Animal Services to Temporarily Suspend Many Services

    ​Following an outbreak of infectious diseases in the animal shelter, Miami-Dade Animal Services has announced that they will temporarily suspend numerous services for "no more than two weeks, effective immediately." The shelter will no longer accept the intake of any new dogs. Most stray dog pick- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Florida Law Means A Year in Jail for Eating Horse Meat

    ​Last year, somebody killed and ate Ivonne Rodriguez's dappled quarter horse, Geronimo. If that somebody tries the same thing next year, he will likely spend at least a year in jail and pay a $3500 fine. The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill making it a felony to traffic in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Of Luna and Lunatics

    Gun on a plate? THAT'S NOT FUNNY!!!​My post last week about Luna PIzza's opening party and the entertainment provided by students from The Miami Charter School generated quite a strong reaction. I think crazy strong. Here is, in its entirety (I've added CAPS to a few words I think might have been ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of November 27, 2003

    Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • News

    April 27, 2000


    Riding the Tiger

  • Film

    November 5, 1998
  • News

    October 13, 1993

    Life's a Bitch

    A Miami veternarian's assistant goes out of his way to rescue the greyhound industry's castoffs from the needle of death

  • News

    September 1, 1993

    The Flap Over Flipper

    So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.

  • News

    February 19, 1992