Fred Grimm

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    November 12, 2013

    Miami Herald Offers Buyouts to Critics, Columnists and More

    The Miami Herald has racked up three Pulitzers for commentary and another three for photography in its history, but the Doral-based paper is looking to shed some fat in both department. According to a memo obtained by Romenesko and Random Pixels, the paper announced to staff this morning that they'r ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    Keon Hardemon Is Michelle Spence-Jones' Rightful Successor

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke makes one final push before the Miami City election on Nov. 5. Miami City Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones did one helluva of ... More >>

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    August 5, 2013

    Florida Will Execute a Schizophrenic Man Today Who Believes He's the "Prince of God"

    John Errol Ferguson is a monster. Between 1977 and 1978, he killed eight people around Miami-Dade in a vicious, cold blooded robbery and murder spree. But Ferguson is also severely mentally ill. He truly believes he is the "Prince of God." He thinks the state wants to execute him because he can "con ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    The Miami Herald Paywall Goes Live Today; New Times Remains Free, Hooray!

    If you tried to click through the Miami Herald's site this morning, you were in for a nasty surprise: The salad days of riding that Herald gravy train for free are over, you freeloader. Starting today, that Fred Grimm addiction of yours is gonna cost ya, up to $15.99 a month.Here at New Times, we're ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    John Errol Ferguson Will Be Executed Despite The Fact That He's Completely Insane

    No one denies that John Errol Ferguson is insane. Ferguson's been having psychotic visions for more than four decades, and for years has firmly believed that he's the "Prince of God" who will ascend directly to the right hand of God when he dies. The last judge to consider his case conceded that he' ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    September 20, 2012
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    September 18, 2012

    The Five Worst Media Personalities In Miami

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke ranks the least trustworthy names in local news.Miami has a lot of media personalities and journalists who are full of it. They u ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    June 30, 2011
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    June 28, 2011

    The Nonblack Elites Lie Again

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke wages war against Miami's elitist secret society.If you are an African American civic leader in Miami, you're better off ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Four(01K) Loko: A New Times Guide to Gaming the Recession

    Can You Say, "Retirement Fund"?​These days, Miami is a steaming pile of ultra-high unemployment, corruption, and bullsh*t promises to "change the system" or "get rid of politics as usual."Yet, amid this chaotic crap heap there are opportunities for turning a serious profit. But you've got to act q ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    David Rivera Attacked as Bizarre Mr. Bean-Austin Powers Hybrid Monster

    ​The race to fill the empty seat in congressional district 25 is heating up, and lately things haven't been going Republican David Rivera's way. Most recently, an agency that he claimed on sworn documents employed him says it has no records of ever doing business with him. Now along comes Democrat ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Spence-Jones to Miami Herald: I Did Not Compare Myself to MLK

    Michelle Spence-Jones is not taking her latest suspension from the Miami City Commission quietly.The District 5 commissioner has taken aim at her two biggest adversaries -- Gov. Charlie Crist, who suspended her again yesterday, and the Miami Herald, which has oft criticized her attempts to keep her ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Labeling Michelle Spence-Jones a Shameless Crook Is the Easy Way Out

    Even before she was arrested and suspended from office this past November 13, MichelleMichelle Spence-Jones does not need to be ashamed because she chooses to fight for her seat and her innocence.​ Spence-Jones let everyone know she would not go out without a fight. No one has forgotten how s ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Big Bad Daily: Reason 2,987 the Miami Herald FAILS

    Alex Izaguirre​The Miami Herald's skullduggery against local blogger and photographer Bill Cooke is getting serious. Miami's only major daily has sicced Ian Ballon, a big-dog intellectual property lawyer based out of Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles office, on the canterkerous shutterbug-agitator. ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Sean Casey Denied

    Alex Izaguirre​ Miami-Dade Criminal Court Judge John Thornton denied Sean Casey's request to unseal transcripts of secretly recorded conversations the convicted hit-and-run driver had with his attorney and therapist in 2004.The judge's ruling almost certainly brings an end to Casey's quest to over ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    In the Kids' Corner

    "They were talking about how they survived by drinking salt water mixed with toothpaste."