The sweet smell of liquor filled the smoky room as a Blondie doppelganger rocked on to AC/DCs "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap." It was karaoke night at Seven Seas, and just like the crowd you would expect to find at one of Miami's best dive bars, former self-proclaimed rock stars with hair past their ... More >>
Adam Sandler is successful because he's lazy.
We're all sexual beings. But we're not always lucky enough to have another sexual being with us when the moment strikes. Thankfully, we're handily equipped to take care of business. Everybody faps. And if someone says they don't diddle themselves at night, they're liars. It's part of the human cond ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller. In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
Knight RiderSay what you will about '80s TV shows -- the one-dimensional characters and ludicrous plot devices -- but they just don't make theme songs like they used to. If you were alive and watching television in the '80s, then you've most likely got the intro music to classic shows like Knight ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken in Miami-Dade County in the week previous. We then comment on bizarre sartorial choices and weird neck tattoos from the cloistered safety of our home office. This is the italicized intro to that series.
Shep the Selector doing work.If he wasn't a graphically ingenious (albeit conceptually vacant) international art star, would anyone give a shit about Shepard Fairey's DJ sets? Nope. Not unless they were drunk and dying for a dose of radio-ready epicness. But he's the dude who invented OBEY and O ... More >>
Do the dirty at '80s Prom.We kind of wish we weren't so young in the '80s. Sure, we got to watch the amazing cartoons and play with those kick-ass toys (Teddy Ruxpin and Kid Sister), but that's all we actually remember. We missed the fashion. We weren't old enough to really enjoy the music. And we o ... More >>
via myspace.com/tkfrocksGrowing up in Fort Lauderdale, Marco Argiro was a precocious talent on the local rock scene. As frontman of the Screeching-Weasel-style pop-punk act the Outrights, Argiro was headlining at local clubs by the time he was barely old enough to drive. A few years later, after ... More >>
And areolas, unicorns, and lots of low-rent alcohol make the feeling right.
Have you ever wondered what Billy Idol's "White Wedding" would sound like with a bossa nova makeover? No? Me neither. But that doesn't mean it's not a good idea. And that's exactly the sort of thing that Liset Alea and the SeXy TRiO plan to do tonight at the Viceroy's Club 50. They promise to delive ... More >>
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