Up until now, the true dangers of bath salts were a bit hazy. The synthetic drug was blamed for everything from the Miami zombie to the guy in West Virginia who dressed in panties and slaughtered his neighbor's goat, but the science was much less certain. After all, face-eating killer Rudy Eugene's ... More >>
Earlier this month, New Times revealed the staggering number of serious felonies committed by mob turncoat Chris Paciello. The secret FBI interviews with Paciello unearthed by author Frank Owen exposed the former SoBe club king as the very model of the multi-tasking Mafioso, a virtual one ma ... More >>
Former nightlife impresario Chris
Paciello's triumphant return to South Beach just got a kick in
the pants. This week, Miami New Times chronicles how the
ex-club kingpin joined the ranks of other famous mob turncoats like
Henry Hill and Sammy "The Bull" Gravano. Frank
Owen -- an investigative journa ... More >>
photo by Bill CookeBack in March, we were the first to detail local author Frank Owen's charges that Gerald Posner had plagiarized dozens of passages in his latest book, Miami Babylon, from Owen's 2003 book Clubland. The case opened the floodgates on what looks like Posner's career-long habit of ... More >>
Gerald Posner has apparently landed a TV deal for Miami Babylon, a book that New Times has proved includes dozens of plagiarized passages.
photo by Bill CookeCary Woods, a producer and Plum TV-co-founder, tells the New York Post he plans to turn Babylon into a "tropical" version of T ... More >>
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Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland.
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New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
Photo by Bill CookeGerald PosnerIn this week's New Times, we report on 16 new examples of apparent plagiarism in Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon. We emailed all the problems to Posner last week and left multiple phone messages for him, but he never responded.Minutes ago, however, he uploa ... More >>
Gerald Posner showed up at Miami Beach Botanical Garden last night fresh off New Times' revelations that he had plagiarized significant text from author Frank Owen's Clubland in his book Miami Babylon.Rather than ignore the "800-pound gorilla," as he called it, or Owen himself, who was in ... More >>
Last month, when Miami Beach journalist Gerald Posner got caught lifting from the Miami Herald in stories he wrote for the Daily Beast, he blamed the "warp speed" of the Internet.
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Gerald PosnerSo what's his excuse for plagiarizing at the presumably snail pace of book wr ... More >>