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    July 1, 2014

    Get Doritos Loaded, Mtn Dew Solar Flare at Midnight Tonight, Hours Before the Rest of the Country

    We all know living in Miami comes with its own unique set of perks. We enjoy year-round beach days, have a great basketball team, and can usually spot a Kardashian any time we head over to South Beach. Plus, we're the first kids on the block to get our hands on the new Doritos Loaded. Last week, ... More >>

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    June 19, 2014

    Doritos Loaded: Miami Gets an Exclusive First Taste

    We all love Doritos. And why not? They're everything right with the world -- cheesy, spicy, and salty with a satisfying crunch. But what happens when you take the tortilla chip away and substitute a nugget of molten cheese? Is it gooey nirvana? Miami will be one of the first cities in the country t ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Taco Bell Spicy Chicken Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco: Announcement via Snapchat

    There's a new Doritos taco in town and it's a real chicken. Taco Bell has just announced Spicy Chicken Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos will be available on Thursday, May 1, for a limited time. This is the fourth in a line of Doritos Locos tacos, the first being the Nacho Cheese, which catapulted t ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Chocolate Toothpaste Is a Real Thing

    In an episode of Bewitched, the television show about witches and admen that predates Mad Men by a few decades, Samantha once again saves her husband Darrin Stephens' hide by inventing "tooth paints", toothpaste in different colors and wacky fruit flavors. The idea was a hit on the show but, apparen ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Doritos Crash the Super Bowl Contest: Watch the Finalists Here (Video)

    On February 2, millions of people will watch Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Broncos face the Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Some will watch to cheer their team to victory. We'll watch it for the commercials. And, with a 30-second spot going for around $4 million, you can bet the commercials ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Bon Appétit Magazine: You've Changed

    Bon Appétit Magazine, you've changed. You aren't as serious as you used to be. You're using words like "awesome" in your headlines. You're writing about Jay-Z and Beyonce's vegan pledge. You made Dorito bread (?). And then when people threw shade at you for making Dorito bread, you posted a blog ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    New Party Rules for Millennials

    Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you -- #realtalk -- you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods b ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    Five Worst EDM Ad Campaigns

    Right now, EDM is the cheesiest, most sellout-prone music on the planet. It's a hot-ticket item, and regardless of what the culture might think it signifies or stands for, it's really all about the Benjamins. C.R.E.A.M., PLUR ... Same shit, right? So unfortunately, we're now becoming accustomed t ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    Taco Bell New Fiery Doritos Locos Taco: Spicy Cash Only

    "Sorry, we're not getting them in until Wednesday." That was my answer at the first Taco Bell I drove through yesterday afternoon. Even though the Mexican-ish fast-food company had pushed the release of the new Fiery Doritos Locos Tacos to August 19 from the original August 22 launch date, appare ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Taco Bell's New Fiery Doritos Locos Taco Launches Today

    After tons of speculation and a strange media blitz that involved showering food bloggers with bags of Doritos, Taco Bell's new Doritos Locos Taco debuts today. The third taco in the Doritos Locos Taco (DLT) series, the new taco takes a spicier turn by turning Doritos' lesser known Flamas chips int ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    Ten Must-Have Items When Camping with Juggalos

    At some point in your life, you may find yourself sitting in a minivan in rural Illinois, stressed out as you wear a metal butcher knife pendant around your neck. Your ankles are covered in mysterious goo and all of your beer is warm. It could only mean one thing - you're at The Gathering of the Jug ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    Key Deer Rescued After Getting Head Stuck in Doritos Bag

    Deer, what are you doing with that Doritos bag on your head? You're a deer. You're not supposed to eat Doritos. Silly deer, get it together. Slightly humorous situation aside, this is why, after you've polished off an entire bag of greasy corn chips, you should take the extra 30 seconds to make sur ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    2. Hedy Goldsmith of the Genuine Hospitality Group

    Hedy Goldsmith screwed Kellogg's. How did she do it? It started when your average, hungover Miamian sought the comforting Sunday morning breeze and sunshine on the patio of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Amongst the fried, eggy and meaty brunch treats visitors saw homemade Pop-Tarts filled with je ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Six Hottest Sex-on-Stage Moments, From
    Danny Brown to Rihanna

    Everyone loves a good concert, and everyone loves a good porno. So it's only math that everyone loves it twice as much when famous musicians get nasty as fuck in public. And nothing beats being brought on stage by your favorite performer for a scandalous, titillating, once-in-a-lifetime sexual expe ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    April 15, 2013

    Pac Div Smoked Out EVE Miami, April 13

    Pac Div Featuring Johnny Polygon Eve, Downtown Miami Saturday, April 13, 2013 Better Than: Watching Three Musketeers, Three Stooges, and Three Amigos. Descending from atop of the stairs, the three California dudes (Mibbs, Like, and BeYoung), who make up Pac Div, headed toward the EVE stage as they ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Taco Bell's Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Available Starting Tomorrow

    Beginning tomorrow, fast-food fanatics can get their hands on the hotly anticipated Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos, courtesy of Taco Bell. Just ask and ye shall receive. In response to apparently insane demand, the company announced via its Facebook page that it's rolling out the new treats a day ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Super Bowl: Best Deals and Contests for the Big Game (Video)

    The big game is only a few days away, and with it comes a host of marketing opportunities, commercials, promotions, contests, and giveaways. Each year, execs at major food and beverage companies wrack their brains for ways to get you, the consumer, to laugh, cry, and pull out your wallet before, dur ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Danny Brown and Shepard Fairey Go Bananas for Art Basel at Bardot Miami

    "Stank pussy smellin' like Cool Ranch Doritos!" That's what all the hip cats were screaming at Bardot last night, 'cause Danny Brown was in the spot tearin' it up on the carpet, among the people. The weed was in the air and the streets were representing for an intimate set from the loud and rowdy ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Top Ten Worst Food Fails Ever

    When it comes to our favorite brands, it seems we're more likely to remember the epic successes (Doritos Locos Tacos anyone?) than the equally epic failures. But failures, there are aplenty. Dangerous, disgusting, or just plain absurd, these gastronomic gaffes may be fun to laugh at now, but it wo ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Toad Eyes Talks Hiatus, Explosive Warts, and Kicking People in the Face

    After becoming big stars among the Biscayne Corridor's Senior High and Junior College demographics (not to mention landing spots on tastemaking scene showcases like Death To The Sun 2011 and the most recent edition of Sweatstock), proggy pop-punk power trio Toad Eyes is taking an indefinite hiatus. ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012
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    July 13, 2012

    Gunplay Quits Cocaine, "Now I Just Pop a Molly, F#$% It"

    The hip-hop lifestyle doesn't always lend itself to clean living. Especially not when the faucets run Cîroc and a single feature spot buys 30,000 Doritos Locos tacos. Rick Ross's longtime rap bud Gunplay is having a great couple of years, stepping out from the Carol City Cartel to release some awe ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    No Breakfast, Honey Buns and Doritos for Dinner: What Kids Are Eating in North Miami

    I taught English at a middle school in North Miami for a year. Every day I saw young tweens munching on hot Cheetos at 8:30 in the morning, and hustling over to the McDonald's a block away as soon as the bell rang. I knew their diets were dismal, but I hoped that somewhere between the greasy wrapper ... More >>

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    March 19, 2012

    The Worst Moments from SXSW 2012

    The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

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    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    Frito-Lay Helps Taco Bell Reinvent the Taco Shell, Tastes Like Beefy, Cheesy Doritos

    ​After a successful test run in three American cities, Taco Bell last Thursday rolled out its newest menu item--Doritos Locos Tacos, a new crunchy taco with a shell made with Frito-Lay's nacho cheese-flavored Doritos chips and filled with beef, lettuce and shredded cheddar cheese.The Irvine-based ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Seven Super Bowl Commercials You Can Watch Right Now

    ​The best part about the Super Bowl isn't the football, the nachos, or the pizza. Who are we kidding? It's the commercials.Those sneaky little buggers that make us hold our pee during game breaks are baaaaack. Bladder infections aside, we'd do anything to get our grubby hands on what the creative ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Super Bowl Food Ads: Cookies For Breakfast, Coke, and The Soup Nazi

    Coca-ColaThe Coke bears are back in time for the big game.​Can Super Bowl Sunday be the only day of the year in which we actually look forward to commercials? Each year, advertisers fall all over themselves trying to top each other for ratings, consumer approval and a coveted Clio award.  Adv ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Best To-Go Food for the Super Bowl: From Mini-Corn Dogs to Meatball Pizza

    ​It's almost time for the honored tradition of American pigskin played on a super scale, and if you you are entertaining at home this Super Bowl Sunday, the most important menu item to have on hand, obviously, is beer. Lots o' beer. And it's going to make you hungry, because those tricky brain rec ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    The Ten Sexiest Super Bowl Commercials Of All Time

    ​At the end of this week, two hordes of men who have suffered, bled, and fought for five months will meet on a neutral site to bash each others' heads in, to test the limits of their physical strength and stamina, all in the name of sport, conquest, and achieving the status of legend.But who cares ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    FDLE Paid Employees to Get Drunk on Whiskey for Possibly Worthless Study

    ​The Florida Department of Law Enforcement spent $330 back in October on Jim Beam whiskey, mixers and some Doritos. Fifteen employees then proceeded to get drunk on company time. Sounds like the makings of an office party, no? Not so much. The ill advised plan was part of a makeshift study to ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011
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    July 25, 2011

    Britney Spears, Arnold Schwarzenegger Sell Out for Yen: Five Japanese Commercials

    Britney Spears sells candy, not Starbucks and Doritos, in Japan.​Typically the life cycle of a celebrity is pretty predictable. Before becoming famous, there's the usual batch of embarrassing commercials in order to break into show business and pay the rent without resorting to prostitution, ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    Top Five Cheesy Snacks From the '90s

    Via MrKolby Four Loko? Ha! This was far more dangerous.​​Ah, the '90s. The era when we were but aspartame-inhaling, hydrogenated-oil-guzzling kiddies. Back then, we thought playing in the Ronald McDonald playhouse was hygienically advisable and Fruit Roll-Ups were an appropriate example to bring ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    October 11, 2010

    Vending Machine Challenge Short Order Style

    ​The office vending machine, often the cause of extra pounds and unhealthiness, is seen as a calorie and nutrition trap. But let's be real, come 3 p.m.,.the shiny colorful wrappers start calling your name. Somehow you manage to justify the Snickers as a "meal replacement bar." That is, until the n ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Crispin Porter Bogusky Will Make Baby Carrots "Extreme" and "Sexy"

    ​Everyone's favorite crazy Miami-based ad agency, Crispin Porter Bogusky, has done a hell of a job selling Americans cheap dead cow meat patties and oily potato slices through its work for Burger King. Now the outside-of-the-box ad agency's next goal is to trick us into eating something nutritio ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    The Most Obnoxiously Noisy Foods

    mattfred via flickr Stuffing your face with noisy food. Not pleasant.​"Chew with your mouth closed." Everybody's been slapped with that phrase and not only because of the mess in our pie holes. We don't want to hear it. The following list of obnoxiously loud foods won't be silenced with jus ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    Last Chance Saloon: A Keys Memorial Day Weekend Stop

    Jacob KatelThe only window in the bar.​For lots of South Florida folks an annual Memorial Day weekend pilgrimage to the Keys marks the beginning of summer. Hell yeah. One Dade County stop we recommend on that journey is the Last Chance Saloon in Homestead. On your way south, the adjacent package l ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 1, 2010

    Watch the Freaknik: The Musical Trailer Featuring Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, T-Pain and Snoop Dogg

    We have no clue​T-Pain's Freaknik: The Musical is exactly the sort of amalgamation of talent and weirdness that the late-night, cartoon-watching, Doritos-eating demographic lives for, but how it plays out is a mystery. "It is based on Freaknik, a once popular annual festival in Atlanta, Georgia," ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Books & Books Cafe On Lincoln Road in Miami Beach Celebrates 5 Years

    publicity shotBernie Matz with fish and crew.​Books are like glasses, people think they make them look smart. South Beach's version of reading is eating at a book store on Lincoln Road, hence the success of Books & Books Cafe (927 Lincoln Road), now in its fifth year.To celebrate they're offer ... More >>

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    April 23, 2009

    Walk of Shame Kit, Only $34.99

    Embarrassed after spending the night. Here's a solution for you.

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    February 2, 2009

    The Five Worst Super Bowl Ads

    Used to be, even when the football was less than thrilling, the Super Bowl ads would provide some sort of entertainment. Thank God that game was a near classic, because unless you happen to be a huge Bruce Springsteen fan, the whole affair would have been pretty dull. Sorry Madison Ave, you failed p ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Glaser Organic Farms

    Glaser Organic Farms specializes in living raw and vegan foods. They run South Florida's oldest venue for this sort of grub, the legendary Coconut Grove Farmers Market. They also have a huge array of juices and prepared foods that can be ordered through their website. Owner Stan Glaser has been a r ... More >>

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