Now that the Herald is planning its move from its seaside lair to a third-floor Homestead office (above a Palacio de Jugos! Yes!), they're looking to unload some stuff. Here are a few of the items we're going to be looking for on Craigslist.
The Magic City's 30 most interesting characters.
The food industry is hot hot hot. Chefs are hot hot hot. Restaurants are hot hot hot. Food networks and food festivals and food anythings are hot hot hot. Cookbooks are hot hot hot. Seems as though every chef in the world has written one this year - except for those who are writing one next year. ... More >>
On Monday, The New Yorker published the most anticipated listicle of the year: the 20 under 40 list, a grab bag of the best fiction writers under 40 in the country. It's a veritable who's that of the literary world, which includes such noted page-turners as David Bezmozgis and famous wife Nicole ... More >>
Chicken for dinner: Just a glimpse of the fare at this Sat's Art Walk. We don't know about all of you but we're exhausted from busting homophobic hypocrites and providing fodder for unfunnyman Jay Leno and funnyman Stephen Colbert. What have you accomplished this week? No matter. Everyone deserve ... More >>
Beloved humor columnist Dave Barry no longer writes his weekly syndicated column for the Miami Herald (much to the chagrin of the paper's circulation department, we're sure). He hasn't completely hung up his pen, but he has hung up his sperm; and he's written all about ... More >>
The 2010 Pulitzers were announced earlier this afternoon. Shockingly, New Times was not recognized for excellence in Kim Kardashian poop jokes. Maybe next year, kids. The Miami Herald also went without any hardware this year after nabbing a breaking news photography win last year. ... More >>
Local funnyman Dave Barry usually introduces him as "The only guy I know who's been a minister and a coke dealer." That's according to Sam Barry, his brother, a guy who used to ruin lives, save souls, and is now working for book publisher HarperOne and sidegigging as an author.Sam Barry's new book ... More >>
I know it's so easy to make fun of Dick Armey's name (Vagina Coastguard, thanks Family Guy), that even Dick Armey has done it himself. Dave Barry, of all people, once asked Armey if that was really his name. "Yes, I am Dick Armey. And if there is a dick army, Barney Frank would want to join up," ... More >>
Two television regulars take the South Beach Comedy Festival stage.
Art Basel is local artists' time to shine, and Winter Music Conference gives Miami-based DJs tons of exposure, but the South Beach Comedy Festival isn't really known for sharing its spotlight with local laugh artistes aside from Dave Barry. Of course with headliners such as Cheech and Chong, The Sou ... More >>
The calendar year is just about up, and now is the time for media outlets of all sorts to make top 10 lists and give out various other "awards" and whatnot. Today The Huffington Post rounds up "The Year in Media Errors and Corrections 2008" and names a correction by Miami Herald columnist Dave Barr ... More >>
Maybe we're just heading for disappointment if we get caught up in the fact that the Dolphins could win their division, but it feels so good. [USA Today]Unscientific Odds of survival for The Miami Herald: "2-1. If you do not consider a two-page weekly digest of Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen columns to ... More >>
Back in my days at the Miami Herald, I loved the guys at Tropic magazine. They drank heavily, played ping-pong in the office, and cracked all kinds of jokes -- dirty and otherwise. In short, they were (I say, completely lacking in humility) the New Times of their day. Tom Shroder, Joel Achenbach, B ... More >>
Tobacco Road is 95 years young
Come with Me, Sheba by Preston L. Allen
The 25 Most Unbearable Miami Movies Ever Made
In which local authors and aficionados list their favorites
For two whole weeks Miami gets literate
Bad Boys II
Books & Books throws a weekend party for all its book-loving friends
From the issue of August 23, 2001
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