Glenn Garvin

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    May 15, 2014

    Herald Columnist Thinks LeBron James Is Cool with Homophobia

    LeBron James has been unflinchingly stern in his opinion that Donald Sterling should sell the Los Angeles Clippers. Miami Herald columnist Glenn Garvin though has a few question for LeBron about that... mainly he wants James to address every sports controversy to ever happen. James is understandab ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    One Herald Plaza: Thanks for the Memories

    Close to 1,000 former Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald staffers descended on One Herald Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Reporters. Advertising executives. Printing-press mechanics. Bookkeepers. Publishers. Janitors. They all came to pay their final respects to the place that has defined journalism in thi ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Photographer Carlos Miller Wins Fight With Miami-Dade County Police Department

    Carlos Miller: Not guilty! As one of Miami's most fervent free speech activists, Miller was facing a criminal misdemeanor of resisting arrest stemming from a tussle with one particular member of Miami-Dade Police Department's finest on January 31.While filming county and City of Miami cops clearing ... More >>

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    March 19, 2012

    Fox News Pundit Dick Morris Auctions Off Studio Tour to Benefit Florida GOP Group

    ​Yeah, yeah, we all know the Fox News Channel is hardly an accurate or impartial news source and is practically an official wing of the Republican Party (or is the GOP a wing of Fox News? Who knows anymore), but rarely is one of their employees so blatant about it as Dick Morris. The former Clinto ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Herald's Glenn Garvin Calls Obama "A Tan Version of Richard Nixon"

    Nixon and Obama react to Garvin's attempt at humor. ​President Obama's foreign policy perhaps deserves a closer look than the media is giving it. However, it might not have been the best idea for the Miami Herald's TV critic and occasional libertarian columnist Glenn Garvin to open his c ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Men Really Love Poles

    ​The New York Times offers a weekly news quiz so there readers can give themselves a pat on the back for reading every friggin' story the Times churns out. The Miami Herald offers no such feature, but we here at Riptide would like to test your Herald reading remembrance.So we ask you, in which Mia ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    If You're Ever Attacked by a Mega Piranha, Be Sure to Master the Bicycle Kick

    ​How amazing can a basic cable movie about giant mutant piranhas starring former teen pop star Tiffany and The Brady Bunch's Barry Williams be? Syfy's upcoming Mega Piranha seems pretty amazing!In the recently released teaser clip below, there is a lot of "blah, blah, blah" for a while, but once y ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Miamians Are Watching the Winter Olympics Less than Almost Anyone in the Country

    via The AgeMiamians Do Not Find the Olympics Very Fabulous ​Personally, we barely understand what is going on during these Winter Olympics. Apparently we aren't the only ones in Miami who feel that way.Out of the 55 television markets monitored by Nielsen, the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale market has come ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Battle of the Blowhards: Keith Olbermann vs. Glenn Garvin

    via the front page of The Herald's website todayGarvin, who's taking part in The Herald's weird Biggest Loser-esque "thing," getting back to his fighting weight.​MSNBC's Keith Olbermann has this terribly annoying habit of self-righteously addressing any criticism directed against him in overly dra ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    This CNN South Florida Weather Report Brought to You By Gay Porn

    ​I honestly have no idea why you'd want to see a video on a CNN website about last week's South Florida storms, when, you know, you could have just looked out your window. But if you did, you might have your citizen journalism weather report brought to you by Collin O'Neal, a gay porn star. i ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Glenn Garvin Totally Doesn't Get The U, Insults Randy Shannon

    via RakonturHow is it that a man who's paid to review television doesn't seem able to grasp ESPN's The U in the same way that writers who don't generally review films do? Oh right, because it's The Herald's Glenn Garvin we're talkin' about.While other early reviews of Rakontur's documentary on Miami ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Glenn Garvin's "Obama is a TV Space Lizard" Theory Debunked by Actress Who Plays TV Space Lizard

    via The V Files​Considering Herald TV critic Glenn Garvin now gets his own right-wing political column every other week, is it asking too much that he keeps pointed, half-baked political theory out of his television reviews? Because all too often the man's words come off seeming ridiculous.After ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    The Week That Was: Miami Social Makes Us Want to Burn Down a Castle

    JipsyCheck our Swim Week photo collection here.Something purporting to be a television program called Miami Social infected airwaves this week. We introduced you to the cast, and they proceeded to do nothing. Though, the show seems to be less infectious than Swine Flu. Also, Glenn Garvin made a funn ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    The Herald's Epic Skewering of Miami Social

    The cast of Miami Social and the source of Glenn Garvin's frustration.We sometimes poke fun at our colleagues at the Herald for coming across as a bit stodgy and tight-assed. But we love it when their muzzles come off. Herald reviewer Glenn Garvin was saddled with the task of sitting through, and wr ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009

    Herald Editor to Chair Pulitzer Board

    The Miami Herald's executive editor Anders Gyllenhaal has been appointed head of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Here is your obvious joke: How is a man whose reign as head of the paper has been marked with a noticeable decline in quality supposed to head a board that judges the q ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Sit Down, Shut Up and Maybe Watch This New Animated Television Program

    Earlier this year we got all excited when we thought the American remake of Kath & Kim was set in a fictional South Florida, before finding out it was set in a fictional Central Florida. The fate of that show remains up in the air (sigh, maybe we were the only ones who kinda, sorta liked it. ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    We Know Jackie Bueno Sousa Believes in Bush, but Does She Believe in 'The Soul, the Cock, the Pussy'?

    Yesterday, in the news roundup, we mentioned the Miami Herald's new columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa's first weekly piece and singled out the line: "I believe... history will redeem George W. Bush." Then we filed a mental note to keep an eye on this Jackie Bueno Sousa, for surely if she believes that ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Spotted: Matt Damon at White Room Saturday Night

    As a frequent patron of White Room on Saturday nights, I definitely have seen my fair share of odd things. But this past Saturday, I probably spotted the oddest thing yet: A-list actor Matt Damon sitting at the outdoor patio bar with an entourage of people who didn't exactly look like an entourage b ... More >>

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    June 16, 2005

    Bombshell Blowback

    The Miami Herald's shamelessly extravagant promotion of a lousy book sets the newsroom aflame

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