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    November 19, 2013

    This Is How BangBros Made a Porno Featuring a 15-Year-Old Beauty Queen and a Murderer

    The last thing the director did before shouting "action" was serve Amber a slice of pizza. She understands now that it was a ploy: one final nod to normalcy before upending her life forever. But back then, at age 15, she was too distracted by the party and the promise of easy money to realize she ha ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013
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    May 9, 2013
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    December 26, 2012

    The Best Pasta and Pastries On Calle Ocho

    Southwest Eighth Street, which runs from the edge of Brickell near Biscayne Bay straight west into the Everglades, is for many reasons considered the heart of Miami. In the latter half of the 20th century Little Havana grew up around it as hundreds of thousands of Cubans fled Cuban dictator Fidel Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Top Five Salads in Miami: Fried Green Tomatoes, Garden Lettuce, Liquid Mozzarella and More

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at There are three kinds of salad-eaters: those constant ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Miami's Five Best Offal Dishes for Halloween

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at of bringing some insipid blood-covered body part ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Janet Jackson and Six Other Secret Celebrity Muslims

    Just when you think you know someone, because they've literally grown up in the public eye, you find out that they're one of four wives to an Arab millionaire and a secret Muslim! Well, that's what the National Enquirer is saying about Janet Jackson in its latest cover story. And you know the 'Quir ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    Miami Northwestern Band Members Appeared in Raunchy Video With Lil' Wayne and a Porn Star

    Rapper Juicy J's music video for his strip club anthem "Bandz A Make Her Dance" features gyrating women, porn star Alexis Texas wearing a t-shirt for adult studio Brazzers, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz and ...members of the Miami Northwestern High School band.Six drummers from the school's band appear in the ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    How Not to Get Fat at Work: Miami Dietician Lisa Eichenbaum Weighs In

    In my first real desk job, I worked as an editorial assistant at a travel company proofreading a thousand-page resort directory, making sure words like "laundry facilities" were spelled and spaced correctly. Yes, that sucked, but it wasn't the worst of it. The worst was having to sit in my cubicle d ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    Miami's Top Ten Dog-Friendly Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at're everywhere. Four-legged fur babies are out and a ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    A Vegan in Vegas: Thai Basil Salad, Beautiful Beets, and More

    See also Vegans Can Carbo Load in LA, Beet Reporter Finds Vegan Glory in LA Yesterday, my friends and I were walking up the Las Vegas strip in desiccating 115-degree heat. My skin felt deflated, dehydrated and stretched to my bones. I looked to my left and to my right and saw nothing but i ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012

    How Do You Know If You're a Real Miamian?

    Ever notice how New Yorkers have such strong opinions about what makes a person a "real" New Yorker? (The answer: you have strong opinions about what makes one a real New Yorker.) The phrase "Real New Yorker" has 802,000 Google results. The phrase "Real Miamian" nets just 347 results.We're a tr ... More >>

  • Film

    May 17, 2012
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    April 19, 2012

    Fake Skeleton In Sunken Boat Freaks Out Fishermen, Doesn't Fool Police

    Somewhere in Key West, a diver with a seriously sick sense of humor is laughing his ass off right now. A sponge fisherman diving near the Conch Republic on Monday presumably spit out his snorkel when he spotted a nearly intact human skeleton eerily strapped into the captain's chair of a sunken boat. ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Panthers in the Playoffs: A Florida Native's Made-Up Guide to Hockey Terms

    Did you guys hear the Florida Panthers are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs? You guys heard of the Florida Panthers? You guys even heard of hockey?No? Well, great, this guide is for you. Being native Floridians we're glad that our team has finally broken their playoff slump. We'd like to send them positi ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Late-Night Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.​There's no doubt Miami is a late night town. With a large European and Latin American influence, we rarely think of dinner before 9 p.m. -- lon ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    Snackdown Semi-Finals: Coral Gables vs. Midtown/Design District/Wynwood

    ​Over the next few weeks, Short Order will be pairing eight Miami-Dade neighborhoods in a "Snackdown." This is the second semi-finals entry. Today pits Coral Gables against Midtown/Design District/Wynwood. Which of these two is the better neighborhood for dining?Read our arguments and VOTE! Tweet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Rick Santorum "Visibly Exhausted," Losing Badly, Leaving Florida Saturday

    photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons​At last, an explanation for why Rick Santorum has been acting so unhinged in the Sunshine State, from inviting an ex-Yahweh ben Yahweh member to open his campaign rally last weekend to making truly bizarre proclamations about rape: Turns out he's really ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011
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    February 15, 2011

    Doof Glob: The Food Blog For Dyslexics (Plus Other Niche Ideas)

    ​​There are food blogs aplenty in this land, and lots of niches have been covered. Locally, locavores can dig Mango & Lime, carnivores congregate at The Burger Beast, and French Fry Fairy appeals to fairies -- or maybe to those who like fried potatoes. I never have been able to figure that o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    The 10 Sexiest Miamians

    Tipdrill​When people think Miami, the first thing that pops into their mind's eyes is boobs. Big, beach ball boobs. But we're so much more than that. We are also crazy-huge booties and rock hard six-pack abs. We are tans the color of Key Biscayne sunsets and weird Barbie hair that breaks apart if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    New Android App Helps Find Open Parking Spaces in South Florida

    All of these empty parking spaces could be yours​We all know how frustrating finding a parking space in Miami can be -- especially if you're always running late in SoBe or the Design District. The only spots left are in $15 lots, or garages five floors up. Not anymore, thanks to Android's latest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    MP3 of the Day: "Stampede" by Rebel

    via​Miami trio Rebel has one of those band names that's maddening to Google. Luckily, New Times summed up everything you need to know about this Anglophilic trio in a recent feature. In short, it's been a long road to the band's current sound. The threesome, who trace thei ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    Bill Nelson Is America's Most Googled Living Senator, Somehow

    ​Out of all the senators who served in Congress this year, our Bill Nelson was the second most Googled senator, according to the New York Times. He came in, understandably, just after the late Ted Kennedy. This means Nelson is America's most Googled serving senator.  No one is ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
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    November 5, 2009
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    November 2, 2009

    Cuba's Craigslist, Revolico, Blocked

    1959 Buick for sale on Revolico.​So you had your heart set on that 1959 Buick advertised on Revolico and forgot to write the contact number down? You might have blown your chance.Reuters is reporting that the popular Cuban version of Craigslist -- which boasts 1.5 million page views a month -- is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Toto La Momposina Comes to Miami on August 21

    ​Say, have you ever heard of Toto La Momposina? No? Well neither had I, until my editor put me onto her. So I set out to see just who that was, and thanks to the modern marvel that is Google, within minutes my office was filled with tribal, Afro-Caribbean and indigenous sounds from this excellent ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Bruce Weber's Liberty City Is Like Paris to Me Debuts on Sundance Channel This Month

    via Sundance Channel​Google Image search "Bruce Weber," and it might be easy to dismiss the photographer as a bit obsessed with nudity in black-and-white. After all, Weber is responsible for just about every softcore porn-style image associated with Abercrombie & Fitch, not to mentio ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Throwback Tuesdays: Saigon Kick - "I Love You"

    Saigon Kick was arguably South Florida's biggest rock export in the early '90s, a band with some major hits that remains somewhat underrated, perhaps, because of the time at which it appeared. At first glance, the group, originally a quartet, had all the aesthetic stylings of a glam-metal act. But ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Miami Convenience Store Clerk Kills Would-Be Robber

    View Larger Map Riptide is a non-violent blog, but we're all for self-preservation. And there really is no more South Floridian activity than pulling a gun and blasting on the schlub who just pulled a gun on you. So this evening we propose a toast to the as-yet unnamed clerk at "La Catrachita #2", t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Hollywood Officials Really Close to Figuring Out Well-Known Graffiti Crew Isn't One Dude

    Hollywood cops and politicians are hot on the trail of a "bold graffiti master" defacing their city's walls- once they figure out that they're actually after not one guy, but a crew of them.Yep, yesterday the overall feeling of security among South Florida's graffiti writers improved an estimated 12 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Patrick Bachelier, a Gary's Seafood Salesman, Talks High Quality Fish Product

    image via cold Patrick Bachelier sells fresh, high quality seafood and specialty products to some of the finest, quality minded chefs in South Florida, like Michelle Bernstein. He is the tri-county and Caribbean salesman for Gary's Seafood, an Orlando company that has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Waoh, Miami Herald Website Puts Up Registration Wall?

    There's literally no way to read any story on right now without registering. Every link, whether from an inside or outside source takes you to a registration page. They say registration is free and easy, but it's also annoying.Sure, for regular readers all they have to do i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    The Rush Limbaugh Diet, Before and After Pictures

    Since when did Palm Beach County radio host Rush Limbaugh become a diet icon? Apparently, since yesterday. I like to think of the guy as a hard-drinking, meat-eating, pilled-out fat dude who smokes a lot. Yesterday, Google reported "Rush Limbaugh Diet" as one of the top 100 searches during the hour ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 14, 2009

    Order in Chaos

    Artist Kevin Arrow rummages the world in a new exhibit at the Farside Gallery in Westchester.

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    April 28, 2009

    Throwback Tuesdays: Poser - "Give It Up"

    Ah, thank Google Alerts for bringing this gem of South Florida music past to our inbox. The Sunset Strip story is one that has been told, but what of bands elsewhere in the country who were plying the same sound? One of these, it seems, was a band called Poser based in Ft. Lauderdale. (Perhaps "pose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Go Cork Yourself

    A cool new website launched this week helps readers identify local restaurants that operate with a BYOB policy, and also provides the establishments' wine policy and corkage information. Southeast Florida is one of ten metropolitan areas covered by The free online service also provides di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    NOM Against Gay Marriage

    Brave Floridians of every stripe of ignorance went to the polls last November and banned any practical, legal recognition of gay relationship forever... or at least until society evolves beyond its prejudices, which history shows it tends to do. The gays can marry in Iowa and Vermont now, so it's on ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    No Sugar on my Walls, Thanks

    Mary Kidder, a trustee of the Columbus Museum of Art, strolled through Art Basel Miami Beach this past December and out of all the work there decided she really liked this piece by William Cotton called "Ribbon Candy." It is a portrait of a woman with ribbon candy festooned to her head. Mary Boone ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalGetting laid off individually is so trite. The new trend is to be part of a mass layoff. Unfortunately, all of your friends are doing it. [Herald]We're number one! This time in highest health-care costs in the nation. [Herald]Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff will bring up a resolution at today's ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    "Sorry, I Can't Come Into Work Today, I'm Gay"

    Oh the proud history of Facebook-spread protest boycotts. Never forget the great Facebook strike of October, or those twenty times everyone was going to not purchase gas for a day. The latest to pop up in our news feed was "A Day With Out A Gay." "LGBT workers, business owners, consumers and taxpa ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008

    Perpetually Nude Dude Has No Problem With Deciding Others' Morals

    The name Eduardo Verastegui kept coming up when I was searching for blog material. I didn't know who the hell he was (sorry don't watch many Telenovelas), but when he officially announced his endorsement of McCain I decided to do a bit of research. Mainly because it seemed he was the Brad Pitt of Me ... More >>

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    September 19, 2008

    Screw the Corkscrew

    Baby, we're through. Yeah, so, there's Wall Street. There's Sarah Palin. Hurricane Ike. The potential collapse of WaMu, the bank that controls my entire, very meager life savings. But then there are those little things that just make my wretched human existence feel soooooo worthwhile. I'm talking ... More >>

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    August 7, 2008
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    March 6, 2008

    Thrash Tales

    The guitar gladiators of Louisville's Coliseum.

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    December 3, 2007

    45 Second Reviews

    As Tall as Lions Into the Flood 01:18-02:03 of “Into the Flood” Hmm… I’m thinking a bit of Slowdive, maybe a dash of Counting Crows and a taste of the Fray. What kind of soup does that make? Utter, replaceable crap soup. Thanks a lot dudes. You totally owe me 45 seconds of my time. I’m go ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 22, 2007

    Catch of the Year

    Classic American seafood finds a sequel in Miami

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    April 13, 2006

    Cut It Out

    This artist goes scissor-happy on celebrities

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    July 4, 2002

    What the Doc Shoulda Ordered

    Could there be anything worse than hospital fare? Nope.

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