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 >>
The Bourbon Room?A few years ago, Jason Handelsman wrote: "The outskirts of Miami's Overtown hood are becoming a gentrified version of the Sunset Strip in LA." And now it's actually happened. New Line Cinema is shooting the film adaptation of a hit Broadway musical called Rock Of Ages entirely ... More >>
Drawing by Jason Handlesman, AKA The President. The story of Jason Handelsman, AKA The President, is already interesting enough when summarized by writer and video-maker Jacob Katel: "There's something funny about a native Dade County cracker who calls himself The President and lives in a foreclo ... More >>
The President LeBron (Roofless Records) www.rooflessrex.com I blame my suspicions on authoritative persons based on my pseudo-socialist Latin American upbringing. Did I believe those bozos (namely Hugo "Monkey-Ass-for-Brains" Chavez) when they said they were in charge? No! Do I believe in Junio ... More >>
Jason Handelsman used to be on the staff at Miami New Times. Then he was abducted by aliens, aliens who party, and he became The Ghost of Dirty. Now he splits his time between making videos with Rick Ross, Cash Money Birdman and Kevin Rudolf, working on his "Paranormal Art," and doing interviews abo ... More >>
Art Basel is "the most important art show in the United States." The parties and the exhibits are moving DWNTWN this year, where the lights will inspire you. About three blocks from MAM, in the heart of downtown Miami is Gallery 305 (14 NE 1st Ave - Suite 305, Miami). Since the gallery is l ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, Prunk TV has a helluva guest today. After the credits, watch some bonus footage of Charlie Murphy in Miami. He held out his hand and said, "I'm Charlie Murphy." I replied, "I'm Jason Handelsman." Directors, producers, actors, and publicists questioned my presence on ... More >>
Worldstar Hip-Hop is one of the most heavily trafficked sites on the Internet. Last week, the site featured a New Times episode of Prunk TV on its front page. As of now it has accrued 70,000 hits and change. Thing is, somebody downloaded it off the New Times YouTube channel, added the Worldstar wat ... More >>
Rick Ross has got lots and lots of money, and he wants to keep reminding you of that. Why else name his new single "Maybach Music Part 2" -- a sequel to, well, "Maybach Music?"But damn, the unemployment rate here in Florida alone is 10.2 percent as of May. Do folks still want to hear about all this, ... More >>
If you haven't read this week's music feature on Jim Jonsin written by Jason Handelsman you're missing out. But here's something that never made it into the article. Jim Jonsin producing a beat from scratch for the camera and then shopping it to Baby Bash on his iPhone. Jonsin created the beat in u ... More >>
Jacob KatelLast night Jim Jonsin, the producer behind T.I.'s "Whatever You Like," Lil Wayne's "Lollipop," Trick Daddy's "Let's Go," and songs by other top artists in the game, was in the studio with Alabama artists Rich Boy and Yelawolf. You may know certified gold recording artist Rich Boy from his ... More >>
Meat Carving Station from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.Motley Crue has come a long way. You think they were serving casino quality beef and turkey at their early LA shows? Hell no. Check out this carving station they had in the lobby of the Hard Rock Live last night for the Crue show. 8 bucks for a p ... More >>
On Thursday, February 19, Miami New Times celebrated the end of calendar editor Patrice Elizabeth Grell Yursik's illustrious five-year career with the paper. We had a party and got drunk at Uva 69 in Miami's historic MiMo District in the Upper Eastside. At the end of the night, I fell off the roo ... More >>
Slip-N-Slide's 15th Anniversary Party at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach was definitely the best party of 2008. Baby tigers, porn stars, open bars, and lots of millionaire thugs showing off their jewelry. Trina was posing for photos as Keith Sweat performed. I got to sit and talk to Slip-N-Slide's fou ... More >>
"Does it intimidate you that a black man from Queens could be compared to musicians such as Bob Dylan?"
He wants to set the record straight.
"The python is dangerous and can attack, strangle, and easily kill even a grown man. Why doesn't Selene try hunting pythons?"
The fetish entertainer talks, sings, and acts dirty at White Room.
"Are you homophobic? I am appalled that any reporter would write such garbage."
The original members bounce back. And without Uncle Luke, thankyouverymuch.
John "Bloodclot" Joseph: New York hardcore icon, Krishna devotee, hustler, survivor.
Flo Rida and Missy Elliott at Sunset Place?
Miami tallies its homeless.
"Miami has become a refugee camp."
"How do you reconcile Thorp's catty comments with the original glowing review?"
"Not even Arnold is this bad."
"Let us all tip our hats to one man's ability to question another's moral fiber."
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day