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  • Calendar

    June 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Justin Bieber Blows $75,000 on Strippers at King of Diamonds in Miami

    How did Justin Bieber celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day? He began by dropping a choice quote from the civil rights leader via Twitter: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." And then, honoring the g ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Deede Weithorn's Hubby Selling "CityOfMiamiBeach.Net" In Sad, Sad Auction

    Miami Beach City Commissioner Deede Weithorn's husband is literally trying to cash in on the city's name. Mark Weithorn is auctioning off "www.CityOfMiamiBeach.net." Minimum bid: 50 cool Benjamin Franklin notes or 100,000 nickels. The deadline is March 8. Highest bidder wins, of course.And here Bana ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Five Reasons Lady Gaga Doesn't Matter Anymore

    Lady Gaga used to have it all. She had the most Twitter followers in the world. She had number-one single after number-one single. And she had a legion of obsessively adoring fans at her every beck and call. Well, she probably still has those Little Monsters. But in a lot of ways, Lady Gaga has r ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Zombie Virus Hoax Is the Work of Florida Webmaster Alfred Moya

    For the past week, rumors regarding the Miami Zombie attack have been going bananas on the Internet. In one version, face-eater Rudy Eugene was infected with something called the LQP-79 virus. A website and YouTube video devoted to the supposed outbreak racked up over 10,000 views in less than 24 ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Trayvon Martin: No, That's Not His Facebook Page Showing "Gangsta" Photos

    Update: Wonderfully, Business Insider touted the bogus photo as accurate in a story on how the media is badly reporting the Trayvon Martin saga. Their source for the photo: white power message board Stormfront. If you haven't come across the photo to the right, you probably will in the next day ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Ultra Music Festival 2012 Announces Live YouTube Stream, Rave Naked at Home

    ​Ultra Music Festival sold out months ago. So unless you're wiling to drop $7,500 on a VIP package or purchase ridiculously marked-up General Admission scalper tickets, quit bitching and accept the fact that you're not going to catch Tiësto in his (second) hometown. Instead, settle for second b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Kids Pose With Assault Rifles To Support Hugo Chavez

    ​Newt Gingrich isn't the only portly revolutionary stirring up trouble while running for president. Hugo Chavez, the Fidel-worshiping steward of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution, has his own tough re-election fight on his hands at the moment.Instead of annoying robocalls, Hugo's supporters took a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Seven Reasons Your Cat Hates The Internet

    ​They're snuggly. They're snooty. They're hilarious. Is it any wonder our Internet tubes are clogged with cats? They're like a living, breathing, addictive substance -- one huff, and you become a raging Elmyra: "I'm gonna hug you and kiss you and love you forever!"We estimate that for more than a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel Miami 2012 Scheduled for March 23

    Photo by Yesenia HernandezBabes in bondage at last year's Masquerade Motel on SoBe.​Browsing Swedish House Mafia's social media pages is kinda like trying to decode the ravings of schizophrenic fist-pumper on bad acid. Earlier this week, we here at Crossfade mentioned that Axwell, Steve Angello, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Coca-Cola Drops Holiday "Arctic Home" Coke Can

    ​As another testament to the power of social media, Coca-Cola has abandoned the holiday save-the-polar-bear white Coke cans after a number of tweets and Facebook posts from confused consumers.Complaints were posted to the company's official blog, Facebook, and Twitter over how the white can resemb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Nas, TV on the Radio, Sharon Jones: Schedule Revealed for Spotify's Art Basel Concert Series

    ​ Seven days ago, we here at Crossfade got word that Spotify and Midtown's Ricochet Lounge were putting together a four-day Art Basel Miami Beach concert series, dubbed Music Loves Art, starring Nas, Theophilus London, TV on the Radio, and Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. At the time, there weren' ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2011
  • Calendar

    August 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    How Did You Survive The Great Three-Hour iPhone Outage?

    ​A modern-day nightmare swept greater Miami-Dade yesterday afternoon. AT&T's 3G cell service completely ceased to work, leaving thousands of iPhone and other smartphone addicts without on-the-go access to their precious, precious Twitters, Foursquare and Words With Friends. The unimaginable ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Win Sleigh Bells VIP Package Courtesy of Zignum Mezcal

    Sleigh Bells and tons of Zignum Mezcal.​Sleigh Bells is coming to town April 30. And with tickets only $15, there's little excuse for not going. Zignum Mezcal wants to help you get into the concert for free and provide you with booze while you're there. All you have to do is "like" Zignum's F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Groupon Stands by Crispin Porter Bogusky's Dumb Commercials

    Much like jokes, if you have to explain advertising to the audience then it's probably not that effective. After Groupon's Super Bowl ads sparked controversy and weathered widespread criticism the deal website's founder and CEO Andrew Mason released an official statement standing by the ads and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    No Age, Best Coast, and Sonny & the Sunsets Hit SoBe for eMusic Road Show February 4 to 8

    Best Coast in Miami?! Well, kinda.​Now wait a second before you shit your hipster pants 'cause this blog's headline is somewhat misleading. In case you got the wrong idea, those awesomely amazing bands we just namedropped won't be performing live in concert at your favorite SoBe hangout this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    Join Miami's SoundCloud Global Meet-Up February 9

    ​Since launching in 2007, SoundCloud has emerged as one of the most popular audio distribution platforms on the web. By allowing sound files to be distributed and embedded anywhere online, SoundCloud has expanded its reach across major social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter.It's bee ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Flipboard Turns Social Media Into Personalized Magazine

    ​OK, so we all know how annoying it can be to plug in to social media sometimes, and have to check all of the outlets, sift through spam bots, junk tweets, retweets, and boring statuses. But what if all of the most interesting information that comes from your social media outlets could be easily s ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Social Media Day Hits Miami Today at 7 p.m., With Free Champagne!

    ​We know that the moment we say anything is free, the masses head out in droves (free garbage, anyone?), but today's local Social Media Day, held at the Pelican Hotel, is so much more than just free champagne. Once you can see past the really basic fonts on the logo, you'll see the bigger picture: ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Is Antisocial Social Media Changing the Way We Interact?

    photo by Adam T. Bailey, via flickr​We text. We BBM. We instant-message. We Facebook-chat. Welcome to the antisocial social-media generation, where communicating with others is just a click away, and avoiding face-to-face confrontation is the wave of the future. When I was in school, I communicate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Google TV Gives Apple TV a Run For its Money

    ​The wave of the TV watching future possibly came with the advent of TiVos and the ability to DVR your favorite shows, leaving you to come and go as you please. Or maybe it was through Hulu and YouTube, when television watching was transferred from the big screen to the computer screen. But now Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    YouTube Turns Five, and We Celebrate with Funny Videos

    YouTube turned five yesterday. And while we can blame the site for spawning endless fodder for the workroom and further catapulting the careers of tween heartthrobs like Justin Bieber, we decided to go another route with our top five favorite YouTube videos. We're not putting up Miley, the Jo Bros o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Where Are They Now? The Chonga Girls

    Photo by Ivylise SimonesLaura Di Lorenzo and Mimi Davila, AKA the Chonga Girls.​Apparently, still making song parodies. You might remember the Chongalicious Girls from their 15 minutes of YouTube fame. In fact, we even did a cover story about them at the height of their popularity in 2007. After t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    A Peek Inside Lil Wayne's Miami Mansion

    Ever since MTV Cribs moved to CMT, the world has been deprived of seeing the interiors of rapper's Miami pads. Who could forget Missy Elliot's Ferrari bed, or Bow Wow's rented car controversy? Thank goodness for YouTube.While, Lil Wayne did show off his New Orleans crib for the show, we never got a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Silicon Beach: South Beach Shallower Than LA, According to Cartoon Geek

    Hugh Macleod stands by his South Beach inspired cartoon.​Hugh Macleod is a renaissance man. Cartoonist, artist, blogger, social media marketer and friend of geeks, he's pretty damn good at everything he does, which lately involved an inspirational, no-nonsense advice book on being creative, Ignore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Wish You Were There: Miami Music Festival Vids on YouTube

    Alright, I promise this will be the last Miami Music Festival post for a while. But in case you wanted to see what you missed -- because you missed it, didn't you? -- check out these YouTube clips of a few choice performances. First, I'll post a few from Saturday because that's the day I actually at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Wish You Were There: Art Basel Week Music on YouTube

    Last week was, of course, utter art, music, and media ridiculousness -- so of course, it's captured all over the social web. Missed out on a show? Don't feel bad, practically all of the week's musical events are on YouTube! Reading reviews of both OK Go's electrified performance at Design Miami /, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Social Media For Social Change Helps Local Charity

    Via Blanca Stella's FlickrGreat people, great intentions, great causes and a great time.​Riptide already introduced readers to Social Media for Social Change (SM4SC) when we interviewed Robert Murray (@robertmurray) earlier this month. At long last, the Camillus House fundraiser took place on Thur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Social Media Club South Florida, November Edition

    Richard Tucker of Cruise Deals hearts Miami's social media community.​This month's Social Media Club South Florida was a massive tweetup to wish Social Fresh Cruise guests a warm bon voyage, Miami style. The event took place November 11 at the Doubletree Grand Hotel on Biscayne Bay.Joining the wel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Food Bloggers Wanted

    New Times is looking for bloggers with interest in food/drink/restaurants and some professional writing experience to contribute to our award-winning coverage. Please email Chuck.Strouse@miaminewtimes.com with a resume and three or four of your best clips. No phone calls please.  

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Shrooms, The Cape, Bacon, Supper, and Peppers

    Wow, look at all those blogs.​Is it really 52 degrees out right now? That's damn near freezing. What's next, snowballs on South Beach, ice chains on the Turnpike, county workers salting down US1, sledding down Mount Trashmore, ice skating in Kendale Lakes? Cold weather's for the birds, and our str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    RIP, Craigslist Erotic Services: 1996-2009

    After a couple of high-profile murder cases in which the victim and killer met through Craigslist's "Erotic Services," the popular website has announced it's dropping the section. However, a new adult category has debuted to take its place; company staff will review all of those advertisements. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    We here at Short Order are committed to giving you the fullest picture possible of all things Miami food. With that in mind here are some interesting food-related items floating round the blogosphere.- The Faux Foodie Girl falls in love with Il Gabbiano while on a dining divas eatscapade.- The Heral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Pope Won't Poke You On Facebook

    Benedict XVI is the first Pope to take office in the information age, and as such will have to endure internet memes like these for all of his term. So it's no surprise the holy leader of Miami's biggest religion is taking on the internet. According to the AP, the Pope is open to social netoworking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    For Your Bloggies Consideration

    We've made no secret of our support for Mickey Rourke's Oscar ambitions, but there are other very important award ceremonies coming up soon in different fields, and as always, we'd like to support the home team. The 2009 Bloggies began taking nominations this week. No, we're not begging for your su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Rick Sanchez's Crack Shame

    Rick Sanchez is our favorite twitter friend ever, but when he started tweeting last night about heady topics such as God, Hitler, and Torquemada, we thought he might be on something. Then he posted, "i am high on crack right now might not be coming to work today." Aha! Rick Sanchez, we always knew i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Weekly Purge: Edition #4

    It's official: Short Order is now a month in, folks! This is an occasion. We need balloons, party favors, and naked baby pictures! Gosh, you guys remember 4 weeks ago when we were baby bloggers? That was cute. Now we're like, in that semi-grownup awkward phase, where one arm is longer than the other ... More >>

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    December 11, 2007
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    July 19, 2007
  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Ladytron

    "Destroy Everything You Touch" (Rykodisc)

  • Shops and Wares

    May 12, 2005

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    Uncle Sam's Music

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