Steve Brooks has a South Florida sludge pedigree unlike any other. As the chief songwriter for legendary late '90s and early 2000s doom-drone trio Floor, the guitarist and vocalist has definitely secured himself a spot in the Heavy Hall of Fame. And while that band is experiencing a mighty second ... More >>
Lee KleinYesterday we touted the Ferry Terminal Market, Chinatown, chocolates, dungeness crabs, public transportation, and tasty salted pig parts. Today we cover a few more recommendable spots to enjoy.Castro Theater Sing-a-Long"Boo Hitler. Hiss the Countess..." read the promo, and we knew we had to ... More >>
Photo by Jon NuszAlfred von Blume of Daysleeper feels the Joy Division energy.Control: A Tribute to Ian Curtis With Armada!, Daysleeper, Ian Michael, Xela Zaid, DJ Dracula's Daughter, and DJ Nayra Churchill's Pub Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Better than: Watching the movie Control on repeat. The ... More >>
George Alan Rekers, latest in a long line of closeted homophobes.Unless you've spent the last 48 hours holed up in a French B&B humping the homosexuality right out of your rent-a-boy, you've probably heard about Miami New Times' exposé of gay-bashing evangelist George Alan Rekers' European trys ... More >>
Zoophiles love and have sex with animals. Will the world ever accept them?
HealerHearkening back to the days of Riki Rachtman and staying up late drinking warmish Bud Dry in a friend's basement, Torche's new video for the single "Healer" debuted on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball last Saturday at 2 a.m. EST. Steve Brooks, Rick Smith, and Jonathan Nunez are continuing their push t ... More >>
photo by Ryan RussellNo, this has pretty much nothing to do with the martyred gay San Francisco city supervisor. The quattet Harvey Milk may have, in its name, nodded in tribute to that man, but that's where any political notions end for this band. Rather, this sludgy, experimental noise-rock-type a ... More >>
LocalWhoops, cutting a deal with the black community sounded look a smooth move for Marlins Stadium supporters, but turns out it is unconstitutional. [Herald]The suitcase trial ended with a four year prison sentence for a Venezuelan businessman. [BBC]Here is a story about Puppies ...that die. It is ... More >>
Gasp! A couple of Hollywood blockbusters made the cut.
In movies, Miami gets a bad rap. It's always cocaine smuggler this, and mafia murderer that. It's like come on, Hollywood. You're making us look bad. So when Riptide heard Dade County got a cameo in Gus Van Sant's new film Milk, we bought some trans fat-soaked popcorn and got comfortable ne ... More >>
Until I saw Milk yesterday, the biopic starring Sean Penn as gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, I'd forgotten all about the Twinkie Defense. Fellow supervisor Dan White shot and killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone in their offices at San Francisco City Hall in 1978 and got ... More >>
Sean Penn stars in what was originally an Oliver Stone flick.
After decades in development hell, how Gus Van Sant finally got Milk.
Highlights and lowlights from the nation's biggest industry extravaganza of new (and old) music.
There's a lot of journeying going on in the lesbian world of film, from the Balkans to Central Asia to our own backyard
A powerful tale about memory and loss and being gay in the Third Reich
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