Ben Stein

  • Calendar

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Top Ten Reasons Coachella Music Festival Totally Sucks

    That way to Suckville!​Festivals are sort of the Costco of live music. Take, for example, the upcoming 2012 edition of Coachella. If you purchased individual concert tickets for every artist on the lineup, the cost would far exceed the festival's more-or-less $400 fee. But when you visit Costco t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    WSJ Says the Marlins Are One Of the Dumbest Teams in Baseball

    You already know the Marlins aren't so hot at this whole baseball-playin' gig. Last night, they went 0 for 15 with runners in scoring position and tanked another game at Fenway Park.via Wikimedia CommonsOh, Hanley. What would Ben Stein say?But even as they sink into the depths of the NL East, the Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Beerfest, Beer Wars, and Beer By Itself

    Thoughts from all over: -Saturday is the 12th Annual New Times Original Beerfest, in case all the fanfare has eluded you. Show up at 7 p.m. with $25 in hand (or buy tix in advance now - highly recommended), and you'll be rewarded with four hours of non-stop beer sampling, eating, and live music. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Interview with Beer Wars' Director Anat Baron

    Anat Baron poses with brew.It's going to be a beer-filled kind of week, folks. First, New Times' Original Beerfest is only five days away. If you haven't grabbed your tickets yet to the four-hour celebration of import and craft brews, you can pick them up here. Second, this Thursday is the opening o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Battles of the Bulge: "Beer Wars Live" at AMC Near You

    Run clean out of political causes to get fired up about, since the election of Barack Obama? Here's a burning issue that ought to scare the bejeesus out of us all: The plight of struggling US independent beer brewers. Tickets are on sale now for the one-night-only engagement of Beer Wars Live, Anat ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Budget Cuts at the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office

    Bad guys, party on! Three of Miami's best prosecutors are getting the boot.

  • Film

    August 3, 1994