Jack Laban swears a cat was out here raising hell just this morning. Mosquitoes slurp blood through the 94-year-old shirtless Gladesman's baggy skin as he hobbles across a landfill of empty Pepsi cans and settles into a folding chair. The former Miami plumber with a full head of white hair uses a ro ... More >>
Well, it's not quite Space Jam 2, but LeBron James is finally coming to the big screen in a staring role. According to Deadline Hollywood, the Chosen One has been chosen to co-star in a movie with diminutive comedian Kevin Hart.
No, Madonna. No. The 53-year-old pop star's new video for "Turn Up the Radio" is terrifying. And this has nothing to do with some outmoded idea that women shouldn't be sexual when they, like Madonna, are only a couple months younger than Alaska's statehood. No. What's wrong with this video is tha ... More >>
Music videos are the ultimate promotional tool. Sometimes they tell a story. Sometimes they bring the concert into our homes. And sometimes they just slam us in the face with superfast editing and more erratic, bright lights than is medically advisable. Everyone knows the best vids come with a sur ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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, Luke -- who is a candidate to replace more-boring-than-bread-pudding ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez -- makes a campaign pr ... More >>
Drawing by Jason Handlesman, AKA The President. The story of Jason Handelsman, AKA The President, is already interesting enough when summarized by writer and video-maker Jacob Katel: "There's something funny about a native Dade County cracker who calls himself The President and lives in a foreclo ... More >>
It took a total team effort to defeat a fired-up Puerto Rico."It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop ever, until you are dead." That was said about Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator, but it also applie ... More >>
Image via myspace.com/bullfrogeatz Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog is a professional caterer and personal chef to the Boss, Rick Ross. Short Order recently spoke to Bullfrog via email and asked him a few questions.New Times: What's your name, where you from, what do you do, how did you get started?Chef Jerem ... More >>
The Terminator is back. Plus 39 other movies we can't wait to see this season.
DJ finds softer side, and a cause worth fighting for.
Radio personality Enrique Santos isn't exactly known for his social consciousness. He has made fun of everything from domestic abuse to racial tension -- but he swears he's serious about one thing: obesity. The blunt, pudgy host of 98.3 FM's Spanish-language radio show Enrique y Joe just s ... More >>
I think MSNBC takes a sick delight in putting the most ridiculous Republicans on their programs just to let them sprout all sorts of nonsense. So naturally, Tom DeLay, the disgraced former Republican house majority leader, stopped by Hardball with Chris Matthew last night to face off against former ... More >>
As Barack Obama momentarily studied his massive audience before launching into his poetic and bold inaugural speech, an unrestrainable middle-age man next to Riptide on the Capitol lawn seating area yelled out, "This is the moment!"That summed it up pretty well. This weekend in D.C. has been a rauco ... More >>
Ben Stiller's Hollywood sendup lacks firepower.
Boxing harks back to the glory days.
An experiment with healthier school lunches gets under way
Patricia Poleo, a Venezuelan journalist and political activist, is accused of murder. She's in exile in Miami.
Jimbo's, a beloved chowder of old Florida and innocent days, is adrift
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Timbaland as role model, pizza as mathematical equation, WMC as rip-off
Many searched for the summer banger, but only Fat Joe's Terror Squad claimed the prize
The 25 Most Unbearable Miami Movies Ever Made
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
In the ring and on the screen, the Rock is Walking like he talks it
Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no
It took exactly three nanoseconds for pop music to snap out of it
America's most famous political family could be on the Miami Beach ballot this fall
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
It's straight from contemporary Cuba and it has taken root in a most unlikely place: Little Havana
Smuggling goods into Cuba for profit requires nerves of steel, a flair for dramatics, and a strong back
Charlotte Leibel knows all about the handwriting on the wall, and she uses it to unlock the secrets of personality
The world's foremost bloodstain-pattern analysts convene at a local Holiday Inn to trade gore stories and chatter about spatter
Miami artists share their wry hopes, sly hopes, and high hopes for the coming year