There was a time when virtually every mention of Florida Democratic congressman Alan Grayson on this blog came with the descriptor "hot liberal mess who is not apologizing for it." But something funny has happened. After a term-long absence, Grayson returned to the United State House six months ago ... More >>
Somebody must have been on the receiving end of a misfired shot of Guy Fieri's Donkey Sauce and isn't too happy about. The food television personality and his team forgot to buy all of the web addresses that could be associated with his Times Square restaurant. Hilarity ensued.
Inept robber Alejandro Carlson found out the hard way that a whole lot of Floridians are packing heat.After getting shot during a botched robbery, he ran into the neighboring home of a 68-year-old couple only to find himself held at gunpoint until police arrived.
Senator Marco Rubio stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to promote his new memoir, An American Son. After some brief talk about Rubio's time as a college football player at a now bankrupt school, the two got into some real "Senateyish" discussion. Yes, Marco Rubio coined the new wo ... More >>
Our fellow Floridians in the Orlando area resoundingly kicked Rep. Alan Grayson out of office this election in a 19 point defeat. Apparently they do not care that the rest of America enjoys being entertained by his off-the-wall speeches on the House floor. He's already told Dick Cheney to literal ... More >>
Dubya is in Miami! To be more exact, he's downtown at the Miami Book Fair International, shilling his new memoir, Flapjacks: My Favorite Breakfast Treat. No, that's not right. Decision Points! It's all about the Decider's finest moments of deciding, apparently.Riptide is here, too, to bring you t ... More >>
It's a travesty. An outrage. Mess with Jorge, Josh, or Freddi -- but don't fool around with Hanley.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, Florida Marlins wunderkind Hanley Ramirez awoke from graceful slumber to find somebody had vandalized three of his matching white vehicles parked in front of his seven- ... More >>
via this store where you can stock up on your Alan Grayson for 2012 gearAccording to a recent survey of "Washington Insiders," South Florida's Debbie Wasserman Schultz is the house member with the brightest political future (as in prepare for Speaker Wasserman Schultz someday), but a gr ... More >>
Joe Scarborough, a former Republican congressman and current MSNBC host, laughed away talks he might run for Florida Senate: "I don't really think it would be good to run in 2010 with a party that is actively associating itself with the Taliban." Christopher Buckley, son of conservative icon Willia ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
The last thing in the world Riptide wants to do is step on the feet of Rick at South Florida Daily Blog, but we have a corporate mandate to do some sort of weekly roundup of local blogs. Not that we don't love acknowledging Miami's many fine bloggers, but we're going to try to do something different ... More >>
I have a confession to make. I took this job only because I needed the money. The policies enacted by the Pelosi Congress and secret President Hillary Clinton (You thought it was Bill? Ha!) led to this horrible financial crisis (You know ... women and money). I played the part of a leftist zombie to ... More >>
South Beach's favorite Haitian restaurant One thing is certain after Sarah Palin's St. Louis showdown with Joe Biden, or at least after watching the debate with 30 to 40 Democrats packed into a stuffy room above Tap Tap: Liberals may have finally found the accent and vernacular they hate even more ... More >>
A former artist turned ad man comes back, guns a-blazin'.
A trio of artists at Pan American Projects hints at terror and yearns for peace
"I reject claims that Timoney is bad"
They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?
"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor"
Impish illusionist powerfully probes perception
How did county police officials respond to a damaging report on racial profiling? They didn't
After a year with NASA, Laurie Anderson touches down in Miami
Presidential advisor Karen Hughes draws a crowd at Books & Books, a very, very divided crowd
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Media attempts to find a face for terrorism -- and to fashion a response -- evoke George Orwell
The day the music died
Documenting devastation near and far-of the body, the mind, and the soul
The Green Party stumbles toward election day
Bill Clinton wants the military to stop discriminating against gays. Florida's top academic officers apparently couldn't care less.