When most people are handed a 32-ounce iced coffee, they relish in the cool, creamy sweetness of a refreshing caffeinated liquid treat. Alec Baldwin, however, uses said beverage as a weapon to mete out punishment.In this scene from Jerry Seinfeld's new web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,
... More >>
Today, Surfside chooses its destiny. Mock naval battles, legalized marijuana, and blissful chaos in town hall -- or a (let's face it) pretty darn nice lady named Michelle Kligman.
It's been a bruising special election campaign for the open commission seat in the weird little beachfront town of 5,00 ... More >>
Long before cable television and the thousands of programming choices that we now have, television was born in the late 1920s. Its primary function was (and it may surprise some) and still is to serve as a means of communication during emergencies. That's why we have those pesky emergency drills. ... More >>
Coca-ColaThe Coke bears are back in time for the big game.Can Super Bowl Sunday be the only day of the year in which we actually look forward to commercials? Each year, advertisers fall all over themselves trying to top each other for ratings, consumer approval and a coveted Clio award. Adv ... More >>
Nearly all celebrity chefs have one thing in common -- a fairytale-like rise from poverty and obscurity to fame and fortune.Paula Deen (who just announced she has type 2 diabetes), was a young bank teller in Savannah, Martha Stewart used to babysit for New York Yankees' kids, and Guy Fieri's big ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that series.
Despite a rocky beginning with those weird Jerry Seinfeld ads, locally-based advertising agency Crispin Porter Bogusky has continued to handle advertising for tech giant Microsoft. You might have remembered ads from last year advertising Microsoft's Windows 7 line of phones by highlighting Amer ... More >>
CC by 2.0, photo via PeterTea on FlickrNot too long ago, I bought some tickets for an Arsht Center event to give as a gift. Since then, I've remained on the venue's snail-mail list, and this past Sunday, a little postcard caught my eye. In trying to get me to sign up for a membership, it was tout ... More >>
Philippe Chow. While Philippe Chow is ostensibly still in a war with Mr. Chow in Miami, New York City and Los Angeles, the posh Hamptons still seem to be the sole domain of Philippe Chow. Last summer, Philippe Chow debuted a summertime outpost of their gourmet Chinese restaurant concept in East H ... More >>
Crispin Porter Bogusky's bizarre Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates ads may have left me and you and everyone we know confused as hell, but now the Miami-based infant terrible of the ad world has been named US Ad Agency of the Year by AdWeek. Not inspite of the Seinfeld ads, but because of them:"The ... More >>