The word hit the street yesterday: Jeb Bush, who not long ago seemed out of the presidential race, has a 30 percent chance of running. A key question is whether moderate Chris Christie can lose 50 pounds falters. Politico reported yesterday morning that Wall Street insiders were talking about Bush ... More >>
New Times' Best of Miami 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Short Order is serving up the top 30 tastemakers in the 305. These people have helped shape the Miami food scene into what it is today. We began with number 30 and will lead up to the county's number one. A Q&A session is included in ... More >>
Throughout history there have been famous couples that have worked together. in just about every industry.Some duos that come to mind are Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall; Bonnie and Clyde; John Lennon and Yoko Ono; Hillary and Bill Clinton; Masters and Johnson; Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie; Car ... More >>
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is unbelievably popular in his party. A full 62 percent of Republicans have a favorable opinion of Rubio. Just 8 percent have an unfavorably opinion. That's a positive 54 point split. Perhaps some of that appeal comes from the increasingly common idea floating in Republic ... More >>
Yes, Ted Nugent may be "repulsed at the concept of man-on-man sex." But Uncle Ted offered to blow a male CBS reporter in return for a favor. "I'm an extremely loving and passionate man, and people who investigate me honestly, without the baggage of political correctness, ascertain the conclusion t ... More >>
What with all of his insane lawsuits against the Clintons, Facebook, Rachel Maddow, President Obama, and his own mother, conservative Florida activist and lawyer Larry Klayman is pretty damn busy. Too busy to defend his real clients, apparently. The Florida Bar has issued a public reprimand ... More >>
It's the hottest aerobics video starring a communist-sympathizer since The Jane Fonda Workout.It's the craze sweeping hoards of South Americans looking to drop a few kilograms in time for summer.It's the latest sign that Venezuela's president is further sinking into some sort of out-of-touch Kim ... More >>
via The Buzz These boots were made for gawking. This isn't Texas, and no one really expects our governor to tramp around in cowboy boots. Maybe wearing the "official" Florida shoe, the flip-flop, would be appropriate, but cowboy boots? Well, it turns out Rick Scott has a thing for boots th ... More >>
I don't speak fluent Spanish, so I have no idea what the hell is going on here. Even if I did, I'm still not sure I'd know what the hell is going on here. All we can gleam from the following video is that the hosts of America TeVe's Ke Fuerte decided to bring a life sized paper doll of embattled ... More >>
Word on the street -- well, if the street you happen to be on is Calle Ocho -- is that Hollywood is full of a bunch of Hugo Chávez-loving socialists. Well, maybe you didn't see last night's Parks & Recreation on NBC, and judging from the ratings, we guess you probably didn't, which is a sham ... More >>
One day, when we are all living under the Sink administration --no, no, not just in Florida, but in the entire nation-- we can look back at this Washington Post blog post as the first public utterance of a possible Alex Sink presidential run. Chris Cillizza isn't saying Sink will be P ... More >>
Every year Time magazine makes a list of the 100 most influential people of that year. It is a big deal, because the American public loves lists. Those you would suspect make the grade: Barack & Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Oprah. A few surprising, but warranted inclusions: ... More >>
There was a time when middle America could pretend cocaine was a drug done only by nightclubbin' gays at Studio 54 and used in props in Miami-set movies. Now these good churchgoing, tax-paying, troop-supporting folks are forced to realize that a lot of people have done cocaine. Like tons. Bush and ... More >>
Riptide offers to DJ Obama's inaugural ball.
The years coinciding with George W. Bush's Presidency were sort of like a 1-15 season for America. We got our asses handed to us repeatedly by teams like the Wall Street Crashers, the Saudi Oilers, the Heartland Morality Police, the Gulf Coast Hurricanes, the Main Street Mortgage Meltdowns, the Detr ... More >>
Katherine Cue, of course, isn't the only recent controversial appointment to an elected office. Yesterday, Delaware's Governor announced that she would appoint Vice President-elect Joe Biden's chief of staff Edward Kaufman to his soon to be vacated senate seat. The Governors of Illinois and p ... More >>
The shortlist for HUD secretary keeps getting longer. Mayor Manny Diaz is still on this list, released to the AP from ominous sources inside the party and transition team: Miami Mayor Manny DiazRep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.Renee Glover, head of Atlanta's housing authorityNicolas Retsinas, director ... More >>
Oh, Hillary Clinton. She's a bonafide superstar deserving of a continued media frenzy (unlike, say, another recent failed candidate) whose inspired a rabid political fanbase through out the country. Maybe it's because she represented a certain brand of feminism and the real redefinition of marriage ... More >>
Love her or hate her, Nancy Pelosis in the house.
A Miami Artist becomes an accidental witness to manslaughter.
Seniors Scorsese and the Stones together again.
A presidential hopeful talks about milk
Welcome to the great Rosie O'Donnell controversy
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Says fashionista Leon Hall: Miami, get yourself some style!
Your chance to hear author Robert Olen Butler at Writers on the Bay
Heeere's Johnny and Hillary 2000
The malling of American cinema has left audiences with little choice but to take their Prozac and like it