Free time is a precious commodity. Weekend warriors have a mere 48 hours to get as nasty as they wanna be, then it's a long, hot shower and another five days of money makin'. No one wants to waste their Saturdays on shitty drinks in shitty environments. And there's nothing fun about wasting hundred ... More >>
Amid the manic hype of the so-called "EDM explosion," it is reassuring that DJs like Paul Oakenfold are still around. As one of the founding fathers of trance, Oakenfold has proven to be a dance innovator for over 20 years, influencing the masses' conception of electronic music and contributing to ... More >>
Live in Southwest Miami-Dade and don't know what to do on a Tuesday night? How about some rum running and cigar rolling while overlooking Kendall's best waterfront views -- the canal at Town & Country. Named Best Restaurant in South-Dade by Miami New Times in our annual Best of list, Devon Seafood ... More >>
The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food. And going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night. Here are some of the most d ... More >>
The man might be the worst possible role model. He tells filthy jokes. He sings twisted songs. He empties entire bottles. But whatever his personal defects, Uncle Scotchy is a good fucking time. Well, until things go bad. He will get you, your mama, and your dog drunk. He'll smile, wink, and wr ... More >>
Adam Gersten is a hard-living lawyer who runs a record label.Currently living what sounds like the premise of a television legal drama, Adam Gersten is a dude from Miami Beach who's found himself with the seriously serious job of being a Key West lawyer. Though Matlock and Sam Waterston do inspir ... More >>
Melanie DuneaIf you know Anthony Bourdain from No Reservations and nothing else, perhaps you're under the impression he's just some cuddly middle-aged curmudgeon. Newsflash: You're wrong. Sure, he can be a friendly, engaging, and gracious dude. But for a full, uncensored view of Bourdain's too-ho ... More >>
Say you wanted to kill someone you admire -- not that we're advocatin'.
More recent South Florida releases.
The CrumbsInsubordination Fest '08: Live From Baltimore (Insubordination Records)insubordinationrecords.com Here are the Crumbs down to a three-piece, rocking harder than most of their contemporaries in an excellent live document of one of their retrospective gigs. (The Crumbs have 16 years in th ... More >>
WikicommonsHunter S. Thompson at the 1988 FairArtists have Basel. Filmmakers have MIFF. Geniuses have the Book Fair.My inner nerd (well, maybe it's outer, too...) did the running man this morning when it saw PR-extraordinaire Lisa Palley's email announcing the Author List for the 2009 Miami Book ... More >>
A documentary reveals the man behind Fear and Loathing.
Ronnie, the Stone's new autobiography, shows rockers and writers don't always mix.
Nonfiction continues its ascent onscreen.
I bought a shotgun some time ago from a private detective in the hopes that I would get better at shooting clay discs out of the sky. Don’t ask me why. It fills a void –like stamp collecting, or knitting, or alligator wrestling. But there is one major obstacle in my way: the Trap Nazi. If ... More >>
Ralph Steadman relates fear and loathing from the book-tour trail
It's all fun and games at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
Put a Cork in It
A snort with your coffee, Scotch for lunch, and other Bogosian obsessions at the Sol Theatre
The unraveling of the Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
The case for an American Al-Jazeera
How do we loathe Jilda Unruh? Let us count the ways.
More puppy horror stories.
Hunter Thompson, Rolling Stone, & all that . . .
Nick McDonell, son of Terry, has floored the literary world and caught Hollywood's eye. Now he's ready for college.
Bunkka (Maverick Records)
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
With local interest on the wane, a graying biker gang resolves to head south of the border. Como se dice "raisin' hell"?
A dark day in Key West: The demise of the Full Moon Saloon marks the end of an era
Skimming the cream of the Miami scene, from underwear to overdone