There are many places that embody the spirit of Christmas. New York has the giant tree and ice skaters at Rockefeller Center, London recalls a Dickens-style holiday, and Aspen offers a snow-covered vista (and Mariah Carey in a red bikini). But after a brief visit, Christmas will now and forever be ... More >>
Where all my ho ho hos at? Santa wants all the naughty girls and boys to drop it in his lap, because we're celebrating the most ratchet Christmas that the streets have ever seen. What makes a ho ratchet? Well, she's probably gold diggin' in a messy weave, twerkin' in her stockings, chewin' like s ... More >>
Green holiday lights and white snowflakes dangled from the branches of Wood Tavern's patio tree. It was time to Backyard Boogie 'round the Christmas tree. The weather was a perfect 70 degrees, the sangria was flowing, and the festive lights were gleaming. It was definitely beginning to look and fee ... More >>
It's the start of the holiday season, which in Miami means decorating the palm tree with red twinkle lights and hoping it gets cool enough to wear your reindeer sweater for just one night. While the rest of the year is basking in the chill of an early snowstorm, we're still wearing shorts and a T-s ... More >>
It's Christmas time! Yeah, we're all fucking excited. Or excited about fucking. We're not sure what it is about the holiday spirit, but all that humbuggery really gets our gifts ready for the ho-ing. We stockpiled our apartment with mistletoe, and we're not going to stop ordering takeout till we ge ... More >>
So we're all still here! More rent! More bills! More traffic! Hurray! But you see, you should tell those sarcastic, cynical grinches that while we still have to deal with the same things we had to deal with before bills, and traffic, and rent and stuff, Christmas is Tuesday. That means while they' ... More >>
Only boring people spend the season singing silly songs in the company of loved ones while getting stuffed full of fruitcake, sucking back Manischewitz, and forging lovely lasting memories. So be cool like Crossfade. Go get so wasted that you forget it's Christmas! Uhntz-uhntz with the Matzo crowd! ... More >>
There's just 20 days left until Jesus puts on his red fat suit, dyes his beard white, and drinks a bottle of vodka in an effort to rosy his inexplicably anglicized, middle-eastern cheeks before delivering presents under the guise of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Per usual, a flying reindeer named ... More >>
For all the hype still surrounding it, dubstep won't be popular forever. From collaborations with Korn to Christmas carol remixes, signs of its imminent demise are springing up all over the place. But will 2012 be the year that dubstep finally dies? Or will it desperately cling to life and linge ... More >>
Get drunk with Punk Santa this Christmas weekend.What'd your Christmas list look like this year? We asked Santa for web hits, a pay raise, and a three-and-a-half foot masseuse on 24-hour standby. Wishful thinking indeed! But a blog can dream, can't it? Quite frankly, we're tired of ballin' ... More >>
Art by AholsniffsglueHave a very Merry XXX-Mas with (((Shake))) at The Vagabond.Oh, Christmas! It's that feel-good time of the year that's filled with good friends, close family, pretty lights, big trees, strong egg nog, huge yule logs, nice carols, sweet hymns, odes to Jesus, and all kinds of ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
Well, the holidays survived yet another "war on Christmas" and no lives seemed to be lost or adversely effected by people saying "happy holidays" or other secular greetings instead of "Merry Christmas," but up in Tallahassee the fight may carry on. In a last minute volley, state Senator Gary Sipl ... More >>
Men looking to keep warm over the holidays with some quality tail they picked up on South Beach know their car game better be on point. Ho, ho, hoes only ride in those luxury import sleds. Women, well their trunk can be junky as long as they have junk in the preferred trunk. Take Lil Wayne's most ... More >>
Spend Christmas on Mars with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips.Holiday music, ugh. There's nothing festive about reindeer trampling grandmothers, little drummer boys, or catching your mother making out with Santa. In fact, it sucks. But for some reason, it's the type of shit music big-box retailer ... More >>
Hardcore band Fear has a message for St. Nick: "Fuck Christmas!"Christmas brings a mixture of emotions to the masses. Dealing with family you haven't seen all year. Remembering why you haven't seen them all year. Being too broke to buy appropriate yet clever crap at Brookstone for everyone. Not ... More >>
Sailboat Placemat available at Kristin Pearce DesignAs you are getting your last minute holiday party prep and shopping done check out what some local foodies have in store. From plates to cheesecakes; South Florida has a little bit of everything for your holiday table.Miami girl Kristin Pearce k ... More >>
via littledebbie.comChristmas Tree CakesWhen I grew up, Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes were as synonymous with Christmas tradition as hanging lights and trimming the tree. I looked forward to trips to the grocery store so that I could get my hands on the colorful box sooner. But i recent ... More >>
ariesmale1978 via FlickrA case of ashy, 100-year old chocolate.According to tradition, bad kids receive coal in their Christmas stocking. But what's worse? How about these five items?NutsNo message from Santa quite communicates that you're a lousy lad better than a bag of nuts: almonds, walnuts, ... More >>
thelotusblog.comWhether you actually like sucking on them or you prefer to dangle them on the tree, the red and white candy canes seem to put you into the Christmas spirit.And then there are the flavored candy canes. Is there really a reason we need to have blueberry flavored candy canes? Not on ... More >>
With the holiday season in full swing, it's a great time for music. And in particular, Latin music. Because nothing says SoFla holidays better than a nice little salsita. Maybe something by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico or Jose Feliciano. But glaringly absent from the music out this holiday season ... More >>
Get rid of those Monday blues. Christmas just came early. The owners of Talavera Cocina Mexicana and Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar want to bring you some holiday cheer. Starting tonight through December 24th each table will receive an envelope with a special gift inside. Be it a free dessert, ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.) Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
Make the annual pilgrimage to Miamis Christmas HQ.
Time to light a new set of candles.
Did you light your menorah yet?
Its the most wonderful annual theme park of all.
It was time to take a stand. The goddamned Miami Beach Police Department had given me a $38 "parking in a restricted zone" ticket for.... Well, parking in a restricted zone. But they did it on Christmas Eve. There was no muss, no fuss. There was not even a "Merry Christmas" or even a muted ... More >>
Or just pretend you made it yourself
Selected events for the week of December 8, 2005