There are very few people in the world who will pick you up and take both you and your singer, who live 25 miles apart, to an airport 45 miles away before the crack of dawn. Thankfully, my parents, both notorious early risers, are down for the cause. It doesn't hurt that I have taken both of them to ... More >>
Catcher in the Rye, The Adventures of Huck Finn, The Carter IV. Guess which literary endeavor that includes some questionable language got a Florida teacher suspended after he taught it in class? Yeah, it was the Lil Wayne album. A Boynton Beach charter school placed a teacher on a three-day suspe ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
If the South is the Bible Belt, Florida is the Bizarre Belt. With entire blogs and news sites devoted to the oddities that often occur in our little piece of paradise -- few would argue that we reign supreme as far as freakishness. And this weirdness, of course, also applies to food. Read also: - D ... More >>
With the holidays and Art Basel right around the goddamn corner, it's starting to heat up in the ol' South Florida nightlife department. Take this weekend, for instance. There's too much to do! It would be totally impossible to have all the fun that's being offered this weekend. So we here at Cros ... More >>
Halloween is that time of the year when it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... See als ... More >>
â€‹Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to th ... More >>
Say you wanted to kill someone you admire -- not that we're advocatin'.
Naked Stage makes morbid abstraction a little lively.
Judging from 2007, Miami is growing up as an art destination.
"I thought there was no place I couldn’t handle … but I sure as hell won’t set foot in ‘Baghdad West,’ that’s fo sho!"
The festival disappoints slightly, MIAMIntelligence tanks, Aquabooty continues to rock
He's a genius, fluent in three languages, and he hustles pool. So why do they call him "cripple"?
Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is less fortunate
K. Gordon Murray may have invented the weekend kiddie matinee, but don't forget his scowling bikers, howling werewolves, lumbering mummies, brain-sucking monsters, and scheming decapitated heads
Night crawling in the underland
Mad Cat Theatre Company
Miami Light Project
Words to the wise from Last Poet Umar Bin Hassan
This startling reinvention of a Poe story may spark a seasonal rite
Up ahead, some lights at the end of the tunnel
A miniretrospective highlights the innovative works that have flowed from one of the world's great filmmaking nations
Don Quixote Restaurant
When the Miami Coalition for the Homeless wanted a photo study of the area's street people population, it commissioned the homeless themselves
Dead, yes. Buried, yes. Gone to Heaven?