Two summers ago, Miami was the stage for one of the strangest FBI sting operations on record. On July 17, 2012, undercover agents set up a clandestine deal in a pricey South Beach hotel room. With hidden cameras recording his every move, an unwitting suspect carefully removed the much-coveted object ... More >>
Also read Florida Pastor Terry Jones' Latest Stunt Tied To Attacks in Egypt and Libya, and Terry Jones Unapologetic After Libya ViolenceThe Middle Eastern violence sparked by an anti-Islam video spread, in part, by Koran-burning Gainesville pastor Terry Jones continued today in Egypt and spread to Y ... More >>
Violent outbursts against the U.S. tore through Libya and Egypt last night, with protestors in Cairo scaling the embassy walls and tearing down an American flag and armed militiamen in Benghazi attacking a consultate and killing the U.S. ambassador and three other diplomats.Florida's hate-mongering ... More >>
Picture a man and a woman, knives in hand, working their way through a jungle. The tree cover is so dense there's barely any sunlight, and the air is rich with the scents of rain and greenery. After what seems like hours, they reach their prize. Is it a hidden temple filled with gold statu ... More >>
Frank Cairo is used to being on camera. He currently works for TV Azteca, but has had hosting stints on Univision, Telemundo and Mega TV. Though, his latest on-camera work shows him stealing two lawn chairs and a rug from his neighbors apartment in Doral. Cairo, whose real name is Ivan Valdés, was ... More >>
Revolutionary hip-hop is alive in Miami. This Saturday night, Dead Prez's M1 and Thirstin Howl, Mecca AKA Grimo, P-Doe, FLO, Maybach Latino, Haiti Blues, Tom Larock, and PP Armstrong are gonna take over Moksha in Little Haiti to celebrate Black History Month, and fight for a better future for hu ... More >>
An undeniably charming homage to Hollywood in the late 1920s, The Artist will probably be the most successful silent movie since the days of the Gish sisters. It might also be the first silent film many of its viewers have ever seen. French writer-director Michel Hazanavicius, who has previously ... More >>
An interview with a globetrotting, news-reporting gay porn star.
Two weeks ago, Riptide broke the story that Shawn Loftis -- known on film as Collin O'Neal -- was canned from his Miami Dade Public Schools substitute teaching job when a principal found out about his prolific gay porn career. Loftis tells us he still plans to fight the firing. In the meant ... More >>
After weeks of tumultuous protests, embattled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is widely expected to step down as soon as tonight. Will other "democratically elected" presidents-for-life across the globe soon face similar fates? Now that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has announced plans to run for re-e ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
An Israeli radio station beamed to you from inner-city Miami
Hollywood's Manny Ebaid struggles to rebound after the War on Terror made him collateral damage
Real Egyptian Lovers
Potatoes are plentiful, but green beans are scarce. Okra abounds, and tomatoes are holding their own. If it weren't for Allapattah's terminal market, Miamians would have no food for thought.