Every year, Miami New Times names the 12 most awful people in our community -- one per month -- and then asks acclaimed artist Derf to caricature them so you can feel better about your jerk neighbors. Click through to meet the scoundrels who shamed the Magic City this year. Consider it our Christm ... More >>
It was just a few days ago that bloodthirsty North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un executed his uncle, who was a political rival. He has now whacked or dispatched with more than half the country's 200 leaders since taking power in 2011. No worries. Miami weirdo and former NBA great Dennis Rodman arri ... More >>
It seems as if Dennis Rodman has become our unofficial ambassador to the Hermit Kingdom. The former NBA star skipped off to North Korea today for the second time this year, according to the Associated Press. Three days ago, a visit by U.S. special envoy Robert King was canceled by the country's recl ... More >>
"Bad boy" Dennis Rodman is hell-bent on making the world a better place -- one loony dictator and one cocktail at a time. Most recently, the former basketball player, wrestler, actor, and bridal gown model told Sports Illustrated he should receive a Nobel Peace Prize for his unlikely friendship wi ... More >>
Ascolta is Italian for listen, and that's exactly what local punk crew Askultura want you to do. "Listen to the culture," says the band's founder Andrew, a Lakota Nation warrior poet. He and his nine cohorts -- two chicks, six dudes, and a beast named Captain on the washboard -- are releasing a ne ... More >>
It's not Friday yet, but there's no such thing as too many mugshots right? Miami attracts celebrities like moths to a light bulb, but unfortunately for some of them what happens in Miami doesn't stay in Miami. Miami-Dade's jail camera, AKA the in-house Paparazzi, has caught several celebrities check ... More >>
For this week's cover story about recently retired NFL superstar and purported spiritual healer Ricky Williams, I got on the phone with NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman. They're linked besides being two of the weirdest dudes in sports who have been photographed wearing wedding dresses and who l ... More >>
This week has been a big one for Miami. President Obama and Marc Anthony tag-teamed the Jackie Gleason Theater at the Fillmore; the Heat took a much-deserved victory lap around downtown; and someone from the team finally granted New Times an interview. Well, kind of.We caught Alonzo Mourni ... More >>
A cake order for Gloria Estefan on Monday? Another for Dennis Rodman on Wednesday? Hundreds more for regular folks... Just another week in the life of Sarah Paz-Claro, owner and cake-maker at The Office Cake in Doral.The place on 107th Avenue is a bakery purely dedicated to baking cakes.
Unknwn, the Aventura Mall shop owned by LeBron James and friends, just debuted online shopping on their website, and to celebrate the store teamed up with street fashion's Dr. Frankenstein-like couturier Dr. Romanelli for a limited edition collection of some, uh, really, really interesting LeBron je ... More >>
The Isiah Thomas era is official over at FIU, and, well, the program still exists! So there's something! Thomas's stunt hiring didn't irretrievably break the program. There's still hope. Maybe FIU can hire some respected assistant program from a larger program to help take the program to a new level ... More >>
After two dolphins died at a Swiss marine park following a "techno party" across the street, Miami Seaquarium is taking a good, reasoned look at whether hosting late-night parties is putting its animals in danger. Just kidding! But putting a stop to such parties is the new rallying cry of animal ... More >>
Shaq in drag!Basketball fans are pissed. NBA Commissioner David Stern calls the lockout a "big charade," admitting that the 2011-2012 is in jeopardy because "the union is ratcheting up." Alex "Rube" Rubin, the YouTube rapper whose "NBA Lockout Anthem" has become a collective battle cry for seaso ... More >>
It looks like an Oscar will continue to elude LeBron James much like an NBA championship ring. The most hated man in sports has been attached to star in the Universal Studios production Ballers since 2009, but script delays have kept the project on the back burner. There were rumors that the movi ... More >>
Dennis Rodman called into Jorge Sedano's 790 The Ticket yesterday for an interview. Sedano, of course, wanted to talk about the Heat, but it seems that Rodman had something else on his mind. When Sedano asks him what he's doing at the beginning of the interview, Rodman replies with "you sure you ... More >>
Dolphins running back Ricky Williams is looking for a way to pay down some his debts and is reportedly in talks with the production company behind Chad Ochocinco's VH1 dating show to star in a reality show. No word on what the format will be, but since he got hitched last year, we doubt there'll ... More >>
South Florida's hapless idiots are a tireless bunch. And since moronic behavior doesn't take a week off for the holidays, we, your diligent Nimwit-Chasing I-Team, have to work overtime to keep up. We're keeping it short this week, though -- a shot glass full of Bacardi 151-strength moron-elixir to ... More >>
Courtesy of Valentino: The Last Emperor Valentino inspects a crimson masterpiece.Fashion weeks are like assholes -- nearly every city has them. And while the offerings from New York, Paris, and Milan are hands down the most influential, it's hard to ignore our Funkshion and Rock Fashion wh ... More >>
DJ Seasunz, a well established local DJ, drove around in his car with the dead body of his 18-year-old girlfriend before turning himself into police. He's being charged with second-degree murder and was denied bond.Miami's best known graffiti crew, MSG, is heading to divorce court as one of the co-f ... More >>
JipsyDennis Rodman: 1, 2, 4, 3. None of these bitches look better than me. (click to enlarge)Last night's Pink Dress Collection fashion show at the Eden Roc was for a good cause -- the Susan G. Komen for the Cure -- so we're sure Dennis Rodman meant to look as ridiculous as possible to ... More >>
Oh, Jose...For some reason Miami-Dade still hasn't gotten around to renaming Jose Canseco Street, but Mr. Canseco is wasting no time in bringing more ridiculous schadenfreude to his already pretty shamfeul legacy. Apparently admitting to steroid abuse, appearing in such fine fare as The ... More >>
Beer Girls from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.There are many facets of the food service industry that stretch beyond the boundaries of culinary endeavours. For example, working the beer concession at a Motley Crue concert. Let us take you into that world for a minute. Find out about Rod Stewart, Denni ... More >>
VIP Elevator from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Last night at the Motley Crue show at Hard Rock Live Dennis Rodman showed his support for the band and their music from the VIP bar.
For Sam Hamovitch, the year was 1986, and you were about to witness the birth of a historical moment in rock and roll history. It was called "Hair Metal," and it was pioneered by Mötley Crüe. Your bedroom walls were festooned with pin-ups of Crüe band members Vince, Nikki, Tommy, and Mick ... More >>
The White Party bash at Vizcaya might have been the year's wildest celebration. But the talk was deadly serious.
As of this morning, mega pop-star Madonna and her former husband, film director Guy Ritchie, have been granted a "quickie" divorce through a court in London. The details of the divorce aren't nearly as sweet and sticky as some gossip hounds would like: Ritchie isn't expected to take a dime of Madonn ... More >>
A casino theft ring at Gulfstream spooks the Sun-Sentinel
Events for everyone from the rug rats to the barflies
Dennis Rodman shows his private parts
Amika's opening was not Shaq-adelic
The season for visitors and those clubs you never would have seen without them
Mob Over Miami
By Michele McPhee
From the issue of December 28, 2000
But would you eagerly pay to watch Dennis Rodman get naked?
The Pit Bar-B-Q
What's That on Your Plate?