After the usual anticipation and rushing around, Christmas 2012 has come and gone. Santa is relaxing with an eggnog and the reindeer and elves have the day off after a job well done.It looks like our favorite celebrity chefs celebrated the holidays in style as well, and Tweeted about their Christmas ... More >>
As a general rule, we're big fans of the holidays. Why? Because they involve eating gut-busting quantities of homemade food, scoring paid time off from work and drinking what would generally be unacceptable amounts of booze. But let's be honest - there are certain things about the holiday season t ... More >>
Christmas carols are awful. They're cheery, and wintery, and boast the same effects as Ambien does for insomnia. The 12 Days of Christmas is your Christmas playlist's biggest offender. But when things go awry at the Christmas table tonight, Short Order has a way of one-upping the hot mess that r ... More >>
In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... More >>
It's Christmas time! Yeah, we're all fucking excited. Or excited about fucking. We're not sure what it is about the holiday spirit, but all that humbuggery really gets our gifts ready for the ho-ing. We stockpiled our apartment with mistletoe, and we're not going to stop ordering takeout till we ge ... More >>
So we're all still here! More rent! More bills! More traffic! Hurray! But you see, you should tell those sarcastic, cynical grinches that while we still have to deal with the same things we had to deal with before bills, and traffic, and rent and stuff, Christmas is Tuesday. That means while they' ... More >>
It's hard to argue against lechon asado as the perfect Christmas Eve meal. The slow-roasted cut that's loved year-round from the Caribbean to the Southern Cone is culled from a different part of the pig than holiday ham. And it isn't prepared the same way.This isn't that massive turkey your mother p ... More >>
Can it be here already? Christmas is just around the esquina. As of today, Miami has 5 days to scrounge up plans, coordinate with the relatives, designate dishes, and have an overall panic attack realizing CHRISTMAS IS LESS THAN A WEEK AWAY. Not to worry, though. Short Order has Miami's restaurant ... More >>
For foodies like us, the holiday season is all about eating, drinking and well, eating some more. Seriously, it's why we wear stretch pants for the entire month of December. To carry the tradition past the table -- there are all kinds of funky food and drink themed decorations to give your home tha ... More >>
For all the hype still surrounding it, dubstep won't be popular forever. From collaborations with Korn to Christmas carol remixes, signs of its imminent demise are springing up all over the place. But will 2012 be the year that dubstep finally dies? Or will it desperately cling to life and linge ... More >>
You've probably never heard of J. Fred Coots, but damned if his ditty hasn't been blowing up your car radio for the past month. Way back in 1934, Coots co-wrote a little tune called "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" -- a track that cracks the ten most played songs worldwide almost every year and ha ... More >>
For Crossfade, Holiday spirit consists of little more than a pair of reindeer boxer shorts and a couple of gag gifts. Decorating? That's an upper-middle class game, the type of shit you find in gated communities 'round suburbia. It's for people with way too much free time on their hands and a h ... More >>
Nadia G. FacebookIt's Christmas Time...show me your ding dong!Everyone loves to get into the act for Christmas. For some reason, snowmen and brightly lit trees make everyone want to record a song. Adam Sandler, Paul McCartney, and David Bowie among those who have felt the need to share the ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
Dr. Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, a radiologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital, met her untimely end last Christmas Eve. After an eight-month investigation, officials have found that she was killed by a neck massager. The doctor was using a ShoulderFlex deep-kneading shiatsu massager that became twis ... More >>
Well, the holidays survived yet another "war on Christmas" and no lives seemed to be lost or adversely effected by people saying "happy holidays" or other secular greetings instead of "Merry Christmas," but up in Tallahassee the fight may carry on. In a last minute volley, state Senator Gary Sipl ... More >>
Spend Christmas on Mars with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips.Holiday music, ugh. There's nothing festive about reindeer trampling grandmothers, little drummer boys, or catching your mother making out with Santa. In fact, it sucks. But for some reason, it's the type of shit music big-box retailer ... More >>
Photo by Sarah TylerDrunk Santa doesn't feel like cooking this Christmas.Some of us like to stay home on Christmas Day and enjoy a home cooked meal, maybe some hot chocolate or eggnog, and some chestnuts roas.....wait, for a second there I forgot that we live in the most glamorous city in the cou ... More >>
photo kitten via FlickrWho doesn't like to receive sweet treats in their Christmas stockings? They should taste right and embody Christmas cheer.
Photo by Lizzie EastonLatin reggae soul crew Xperimento.As you prepare to celebrate with massive amounts of alcoholic nog, hours of lyrically inaccurate Christmas caroling, and some very drunken, dirty dancing, Crossfade has been busy making helpful, funny, and seasonally appropriate lists. Today ... More >>
With the holiday season in full swing, it's a great time for music. And in particular, Latin music. Because nothing says SoFla holidays better than a nice little salsita. Maybe something by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico or Jose Feliciano. But glaringly absent from the music out this holiday season ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.) Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
Hoe, hoe, hoes!!!Blowfly Blowfly Does XXX-Mas (Pandisc Records) myspace.com/blowfly Christmas comes early this year with that thick, juicy, protein-filled wad of Blowfly love that you've tasted so many times over the last five decades. A true visionary, Clarence Reid, AKA Blowfly, decided to ... More >>
Image via Nevada Tumbleweed's Flickr/CC 2.0Tiger Woods will probably upstage Jesus Christ at every Christmas church sermon this holiday season, if we were to use Google as a gauge of human inquiry. At approximately 7 p.m. EST on Christmas Eve, the world golf champion garnered 50,000,000 return re ... More >>
There are a lot of stupid niche markets that get exploited by crafty entrepreneurs come holiday season, but maybe the stupidest one we've seen yet is for foodie Christmas ornaments. They're not cute, or funny, and we don't know what kind of inbred, backwater, shit hole town you grew up in, but food ... More >>
Night Watch is a regular column about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. Downtown Delray was awash with Christmas lights. They were crawling up tree trunks and stretching across storefront windows; they dangled from awnings and snaked around wreaths at every art gallery, pet ... More >>
Last night, Univision aired Gloria Estefan, the queen of Miami, interviewing Barack Obama, the president of the United States, during which she made Obama pledge to bring about a free Cuba by the end of his first term, provide a path to citizenship for all undocumented workers, and vow not to sig ... More >>
Holiday fave The Nutcracker unleashes the inner kid.
Meet Jewish singles and mingle at the Matzo Ball.
Make the annual pilgrimage to Miamis Christmas HQ.
Till it shakes like a bowl full of jelly.
Get your shopping done early
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