A lot of weird things happen in Florida. We're here every Friday morning to give you the week's weirdest. This week, that includes 300 votes for Mickey Mouse, an ill-advised Facebook friendship, and the week's saddest mugshot after a Taco Bell drive-through scuffle.
Sorry, Roger Sanchez fans, your boy has been possessed by S-Man. "There's a season for everything," Sanchez suggests. "Just like there's a day, there's a night. You need to have the darkness to appreciate the light." It's been 20 years since the iconic spinner first had the idea for S-Man, a dark ... More >>
Sit back, relax, and take a trago of tequila. It's Cinco de Mayo weekend. And since the holiday is more of an American celebration than Mexican fiesta, we're gonna throw it down like the Mexicans did 152 years ago at the Battle of Puebla. But if you just wanna party because, like, it's the weekend, ... More >>
You've heard of Romulan Ale, but did you know that Jedi Knights are masters in the art of fine winemaking? Jordan Winery in Sonoma County is set to break ground on Planet Earth's first Jedi training academy. The location is, by the way, less than an hour's drive from George Lucas' famed Skywalker R ... More >>
Oh, New Year's Eve ... A time for reminiscing about the victories and failures of the past year, celebrating the fresh arrival of a new one, and, if you're anything like the party animals at the Vagabond, getting piss drunk. It was the last Friday of 2013 and the downtown club was throwing a Sith ... More >>
Remember all of those wild bashes you crashed this year that left you with a missing tooth and some sort of random animal in your room the next morning? Well, this weekend is gonna top them all. That's because it's the last weekend of 2013! And in honor of the final two-day party period of the yea ... More >>
Think literary events are for snobs? Such an assessment would make you an awful person, although this year's Miami International Book Fair did just get decidedly more dickish. Former Vice President and current cowboy hat enthusiast Dick Cheney's imminent appearance was announced yesterday in a press ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
Each week, the Short Order writers get together to share story ideas. Read also: Burger King Offers Limited Delivery in MiamiDuring our meeting, the subject of Burger King's new delivery service came up. While the service, still in its beta test phase doesn't deliver to all of Miami, the Miami New T ... More >>
Com Truise, Poolside, and Bonde do Rolê EVE, Miami Saturday, October 27, 2012 The decentralization of Halloween (that is, when the All Hallow's Eve actually falls on a weeknight and nobody knows when to party) makes an already surreal holiday that much weirder. Instead of one night of spooky shit ... More >>
Halloween is right around the corner and you've got to figure out a way to one-up last year's Jack-o-Lantern. A quick look around the internet shows the usual vampires, black cats, ghosts, goblins and bad-guy celebs and characters like Darth Vader and Justin Bieber (who is truly evil personifi ... More >>
Last night the Oklahoma City Thunder's staff introduced the Miami Heat to the sounds of Star Wars' "Imperial March." They intended it as some sort of cheap swipe. I couldn't help but chuckle. After all, I've been rooting for a team that's incorporated Darth Vader's theme music into their game day tr ... More >>
A good chunk of the sports media and NBA fandom relishes holding up LeBron James as the biggest sports villain that ever did live, so much so that every little flaw is blown up out of proportion and presented as proof that he falls somewhere on the evil spectrum between Darth Vader and Hitler. So ES ... More >>
Remember when Valentine's Day was this sweet holiday where you gave your crush a pretty heart filled with chocolates? The heart would usually have a ribbon or some lace or a silk rose on it. Inside, the chocolates would be filled with cherries or caramel.Those days are gone. We guess that since r ... More >>
Today, September 16, marks the release of the eight-disc set of Star Wars: The Complete Saga. Star Wars fans can rejoice in seeing 40-plus hours of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo and , most importantly, Jar Jar Binks, in spectacular remastered digital film (including thousands of spooling fee ... More >>
Four RoomsEver wonder what kind of crazy stuff hotel room service attendants see on South Beach? We did. So we asked around in the kitchen of a certain luxury inn where the tips are big and lips are shut.Five attendants were waiting to send condiments and comida up the elevator about 10:30 ... More >>
via nerdarama.comNerds are we, and geeks, and dorks. Like normals, we take up the fork. We eat and drink as much as you, but make our foods a tribute too. From Trek, to Wars, to toons, and shrooms, to Potter, Lost, and Iphones too. Sit back and laugh at what we do, remember nerds are people too.H ... More >>
Star Wars cookies. I have no problem admitting that I'm a full-blown Star Wars geek. Clearly, I'm a foodie, too. So, when I saw that Williams-Sonoma just launched a line of Star Wars themed cooking tools I channeled my inner Wookie and let out a howl of delight. Well, you get the idea. The three ... More >>
Yesterday, from his Miami techno-hermit compound, Matt Drudge decided to run with "White Student Beaten on School Bus; Crowd Cheers," as the top story on his website in all its race-baiting glory. The story about two high school students who happened to be black beating up another student who h ... More >>
A new art exhibit in Lauderhill shows the softer side of Star Wars.
Masked DJ Toxic Avenger is the latest Gallic electronic sensation.
Lightsabers and tits don't quite hide Soul Calibur IV's lack of ideas.
International turntablist DJ I-Dee's life on South Beach is low-key. No surprise: He's too young to buy a drink.
Wolf Creek rings in Christmas with a band of butchered tourists
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces
Some interesting horror flicks, a couple of relationship movies, and plenty of action save summer from sequels
George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
An exhibit of contemporary sculpture will change your view of Haitian art
Our critics survey the local art scene
"Cakewalk" deftly mixes media in a carefully cooked showcase
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
New World Symphony
December 17 - 23, 1998
What's the nicest thing about the trouble-prone new Metromover? The voice of Wendy Ruch.