LeBron James will be taking his talents to the Far East in August in what Nike was calling a tour of China. Problem is his schedule starts in Taiwan, and that government really, really doesn't like even the slightest implication that it's actually part of China. So now officials are threatening t ... More >>
The Dalai Lama's Shoes, 2005, Kirlian photograph, 40 x 40 inches.When "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama" opens this Friday night at the Frost Art Museum, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate won't be in town for a swig of the complimentary Chablis."We tried to get him to come for the ... More >>
Local government rags can be pretty damn amusing. Take the latest issue of the Miami Beach city government magazine. A recreation department guide in the glossy drops a dubious bombshell: sumo wrestlers are actually from China, not Japan. Under the heading "Miami Beach Goes 'Around the Worl ... More >>
Just take it in a little under the arms, please. An astute reader's memory was triggered by "Mock Trial," the article I wrote last week about Miami's immigration judges. Judge Bruce Solow, who said of one asylum seeker's case that it "was so vague and general you could vomit," was the subject o ... More >>
Exelon plans to build a new nuclear power plant. Ho-hum.