Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that series.
Marta Xochilt PerezStill chill at 10:54 p.m.It was 10:54 p.m. and Anthony Bourdain sat in the lobby of the Lincoln Theater still signing copies of Medium Raw. Two hours after wrapping his reading and Q&A session, the line had finally dwindled down to a dozen. There was a female security guard ... More >>
From Naked Politics: "The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee just unanimously approved a bill to strike the word "shylock" and "shylocking" from Florida statutes, where it's used synonymously and repetitiously with the term "loan shark." ...The word is named after the [Jewish] villain in Shakesp ... More >>
He's accused of child abuse. But slow down, folks. Think it over.
People were drawn to him and his inspiring devotion to the downtrodden. They wanted to help, to give him money. And they did -- right up to the day he vanished.