Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" may have been one of those politically radical songs to crack the American mainstream, but apparently Rep. Trey Radel (R-Naples) thinks that, "really, if you really get down to it, in many ways reflects the conservative message." Yes, Radel has decided to join Marc ... More >>
The internet is scornful again. This time, it's a music video called "Booty Pop", in which a 6-year-old South Florida aspiring rapper named Albert Roundtree, Jr. uses a super soaker to hose down gyrating chicks in bikinis, which has made the world wide web very angry. Vibe thought about calling chi ... More >>
Our soul sister blog, Riptide, recently described a man who allegedly murdered a man and proceeded to consume his brain and eyeball. Hannibal Lecter would have at least added fava beans and a nice bottle of Chianti.As a response, here's a list of eight things that would probably be even worse t ... More >>
OK, so maybe Michelle Obama didn't actually break any barriers yesterday in Homestead as the first black woman ever to watch a NASCAR race. She may well have set a different, all-too-predictable record, though: most heartily booed MC at the season-ending race south of Miami.Broadcast live on ... More >>
Burn Notice doesn't tell the half of the absurd real-life characters who call Miami home. Take Sarkis Soghanalian, our very own "Merchant of Death," who sold Saddam Hussein his arsenal, profiteered from dozens of bloody wars, and whenever things went sour, traded his freedom for juicy CIA intel o ... More >>
Danny Laburu and Nick Reyes haven't been in the same room in over three years. But they've making melodic soundscapes together the whole time as Cayos. Their project was born when Reyes, an Army guy, was stationed in Iraq. After making field recordings, he knew the sounds would work with music. ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
Earache RecordsThe friendly dudes of DeicideDeicide is death metal at its goriest. From lead singer/bassist Glen Benton's burning upside-down crosses into his forehead to the band's receiving death threats from animal-rights activists because Benton once shot a squirrel during an interview, the T ... More >>
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Photos at the Spanish Cultural Center remind us wars linger.
Hawk Terror '09 continues to plague the University of Miami campus, and now the student newspaper and this humble blog are not the only media covering it. ABCNews.com picked up and repacked a report from Local 10 here in Miami and decided to run with it. Apparently it is a "Must Read," more "More Re ... More >>
Local 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Nelson M. Lantigua of Miami died Tuesday in Iraq. 4,264 American troops have died there so far. [Herald]Kendrick Meek is going to qualify for Senate by petition, just because he wants to. [CBS4]City of Miami went through with the bailout for Jungle Island. [Herald]Sports ... More >>
A new show at CiFo looks back at Bush's reign — and the mess he left.
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 >>
Errol Morris cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack in Standard Operating Procedure.
Kick yourself for not seeing these 10 movies.
A presidential hopeful talks about milk
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See how art in the garden grows
DVD releases for the week of August 29, 2006
Four days at a South Carolina boot camp
Black Dialogue Definitive Jux
Dead ducks, bogus rapture, Home Depot, and cowboy swagger
With Slam Bush, the hip-hop generation descends on a hurricane-plagued swing state
Michael Moore goes Bushwhacking in Fahrenheit 9/11
Our critics weigh in on the local theater
Starving children don't respond to military firepower
A Miramar family gets the full suspect treatment
How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.