If after an entire summer of being subjected to the song non-stop and you're still not sick of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," then, boy, do the Miami Dolphins have a treat for you! TD the Dolphin teamed with two Dolphins cheerleaders to put their own rendition of the infamous video -- which is espe ... More >>
Have you been watching Shark Week? Of course you have! Discovery Channel's sharkfest is a mix of reality and fantasy featuring sharks in all their bloody, gory best behavior. It's an obvious guilty pleasure watching these awesome predators jump out of the water to swallow cute, unsuspecting seal ... More >>
Last night, on the season finale of the Discovery Channel show Curiosity, the world got its first look at one of the most elusive and mysterious creatures on the planet: the giant squid.The kraken's cameo would never have been possible, however, if not for the futuristic submarine used to film it. J ... More >>
For two years, a slight, balding man in Miami has hunched over his desk, making dozens of calls a day peppered with phrases custom-built to perk up Secret Service ears: "assassination," "president," "John Wilkes Booth." This week, just days before Obama is sworn in for his second term, his fiendish ... More >>
After hundreds of dirty jobs, Mike Rowe is taking a break to have a drink. Beginning Wednesday, September 19, you can have a drink with Rowe as he talks alcohol and hosts the world premiere of Discovery Channel's three-part series How Booze Built America. Take a seat alongside Rowe at the bar a ... More >>
Captain Sig Hansen has dedicated his life to feeding the cravings of monied diners. As beloved captain of the Northwestern on Discovery's mega-hit reality TV show, Deadliest Catch, Hansen risks his life in the waters of the Bering Sea each and every season to haul in high-priced king crab. He's see ... More >>
Florida Agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam went on television this past weekend to warn that the giant African land snail can carry meningitis. If you eat it, that is. Who in hell would consider eating a slimy snail the size of a Chihuahua? Plenty of people, it turns out.The snail grows up to e ... More >>
Could The Real Swamp Snakes of Everglades City or America's Next Top Invasive Species be coming to your television set anytime soon? Possibly. Over the next two months, not one, but two cable channels are set to roll out reality television shows based on snakes living in the swamps of Florida and ... More >>
Marcel's Quantum Kitchen - part cooking show, part science experimentMarcel Vigneron is best known as the Top Chef Season Two runner up and molecular gastronomy dweeb. On the popular television competition, his shtick was dipping things in liquid nitrogen and pissing off the other contestan ... More >>
This past June 16, during a workshop where he pitched the Biscayne Landings site, lawyer Marc Douthit showed North Miami city council members and residents a 14-minute Discovery Channel film about Ski Dubai, an indoor snow resort in the United Arab Emirates. When a resident asked Douthit if he ha ... More >>
Even if you're Hispanic and have lived in South Florida your entire life, you've probably never heard of Discovery Channel en Español. They've got lots of animals, travel, tornadoes, and quite possibly local singer Josephine "La Pepa" Bauza really soon. The channel (contact your cable provider ... More >>
via myspaceIn a city where pythons explode after snacking on alligators and robbers break into the wrong house and rough up abuelos instead of drug lords, you'd expect stand up comics to be growing out of the sandy soil like weeds. Instead, the local comedy scene often seems as quiet as the Wynwo ... More >>
If you're young and male and highly educated, you've inevitably viewed the sea as a potential testing ground, an antidote of sorts to the education you didn't receive. And most likely, you chickened out, or we'd have read about it, because nearly every piece of literature about an intellectual pi ... More >>
We last spoke to local hip-hop shooter Derick G. back in June when he had just leveraged his still image work into the world of moving pictures, in high definition.Derick recently hit a new phase in his career when he gained unprecedented access to roll with Cash Money Records as a documentarian ... More >>
This week I decided to try something new -- an interview. I asked my friend Tommy Newman of Murderous Rampage ten questions about his band. Here we go. Please let me know what you guys think. Brooklyn: What bands have you been in around South Florida, and what did they sound like?Tommy Newma ... More >>
Last week, I wrote about a coalition of scientists trying to stop the next dangerous exotic invader from taking over the Everglades. via Wikimedia CommonsAt this point, it's probably just best to run and scream.Dennis Giardina, a botanist who co-chairs the group, took me on a hunt for nile monito ... More >>
"There are people who get great sexual satisfaction from eating feces. That doesn't mean it should be on restaurant menus."
A local victim of a shark attack — oops, a shark accident — defends the beasts on Capitol Hill.
Yeah, this movie probably didn't help humans feel sympathy for sharks.Miami Beach dive-boat captain Michael Beach has always admired sharks as a primordial link to a lost age. "They're so primitive, so unevolved, and so unchanged," he explains. "When you see one in the wild, you realize you ... More >>
"Let him foolishly make money off of these animals, and we'll mop up the mess when something tragic finally happens."
A rare traveling show gives life to the finds of a man who might have been the inspiration for Indiana Jones.
Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.
Hip Hop Harry may not be the greatest rapper alive, but he's certainly the furriest
Special forces. National ad campaigns. Watching the backs of the big guys. Meet this Eastern European hunk
Can Nintendo really make you smarter?
Wishing you a merry 4/20
From man-breasts and money comes a local documentary film star
Glades airboat guides live in limbo sixteen years after the National Park Service began buying up the swamps
This time it just might be Mark "the Shark" Quartiano who ends up being filleted
Way, way underground in Oxygen Lounge, you'll need some O2
That red-haired guy and CSI: Miami put us back on the media map
The king of New World cuisine is finally branching out
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming stir it up
The Latin film conference brought out the best and the worst about town
7-Elevens, Laundromats, bowling alleys, People magazine, the Discovery Channel, Elvis. Poet Campbell McGrath mines deep into pop culture and hits a vein.