Workers of the world, unite! And while you're at it, would ya mind bringing along some tunes? You know the old saying: "Whistle while you work." After the jump, check out Crossfade's top ten songs about grindin', hustlin' and fighting for your right to be properly compensated.
London, Paris, Milan ... Miami? According to research from Bundle.com, Miami is one of America's most fashion conscious cities. Which isn't to say that we dress well, just that we spend a lot of money on expensive designer clothes.As Dolly Parton once said, "It takes a lot of money to look this chea ... More >>
Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sa ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain, the chef, traveler, writer, snarkmeister, and media whore extraordinaire, is doing the full-on media blitz to get the word out that No Reservations premieres tonight, at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel. Last week he was on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, where Stewart said he gets diarrhea just ... More >>
Shocking news as publicist Kristen Foster confirms the death of R&B and pop legend Whitney Houston at the age of 48.The singer, who catapulted instantly to super-stardom in 1985 with her self-titled debut, had struggled with sobriety and rumored drug problems. Still, her musical contributions ... More >>
Taylorswift.comTaylor Swift has been banging out county-pop winners since she was just sweet 16. It all began with 2006's "Tim McGraw," a love song, not for country singer Tim McGraw, but her high school romance. And through allusion or direct name-calling, Swift has been announcing her dedicat ... More >>
Photo by Ben GuzmanPorky's "Flinstone" Beef Rib is crazy hugeHomestead may have Sonny's BBQ and the Pit, but those places need to make room for a new top dog. Porky's BBQ just opened shop and is is preparing to take the Homestead barbecue throne.Vegetarians, take cover, because at Porky's it's al ... More >>
Via dollyparton.comDolly Parton is a freaking hero. Her quick wit, good manners, powerful look, and business savvy make her the Oprah of the Smoky Mountains. Or maybe Oprah is the Dolly of Chicago? Either way, both bitches are fierce, and Dolly's more fun. As the Queen of Country Music, her reig ... More >>
Dolly Parton is a tiny lady with great big assets. She's got a giant voice, huge hair, plump lips, and -- don't pretend like you never noticed -- massive boobs! The Southern songstress has a certain kind of lightheartedness and sense of humor about most everything, including her gifts. She's kno ... More >>
The PalmDolly Parton signs her likeness on The Palm's wall.Eighty-five years ago, The Palm opened its first restaurant in New York City. The original owners, Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi wanted to name it La Palma, but their Italian accents were so thick, the city's licensing clerk misunderstood ... ... More >>
MTV.comYou might remember Beavis and Butt-Head as the greatest minds of Generation X. The adolescent twosome took a hard look at '90s music videos. They were thoughtful cultural commentators who said "huh, huh, huh" a bunch.The goofy duo are returning to television this October. And creator Mike Jud ... More >>
After the news that Jimmy Buffet had partnered with the Miami Dolphins to rename Dolphin Stadium as "LandShark" Stadium, a number of other notable musician with cult-like followings looked up and said, "Wait, you can do that? Like, if you have enough money you can just pay to have a major city landm ... More >>
via LJ BearsThe Hell's Angels' outlaw hey-day peaked about 40 years ago at Altamont, but pop-culture and ingrained stereotypes have conspired to paint bikers as a unifromerly brutish group. But a new survey actually shows that in a lot of ways, motorcycle owning men in Miami are a bit more sensitive ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah in a flick that's all honey and no sting.
A Miami native turned roadmaster.
The improbable redemption of Ashlee Simpson.
Big Shiny Cars (Back Porch)
The sober Kings of Leon recast Southern rock in a complex new light
Amy Rigby turns midlife crises into artistic force
You like this CD? So, uh, do you actually like it or do you just sorta -- oh, never mind.
They got the beat, Indonesians
Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image
Aiming for a familiar audience, the films of summer hope for more hits than misses
I Hope You Dance (MCA)
Regina Carter reclaims the violin for jazz
The majestic South Beach theater, soon to reopen as a dance club, has been to ruin and back
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
John Cunningham, the man behind Driveways of the Rich and Famous, works his magic in Miami
For South Florida bluegrass fans, it's not just music, it's life
Slingin' hash or singin' the blues, it's all in a day's work
Please, please, please, please -- don't
If Chet Atkins never met Herbie, there'd be no Dire Straits
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.