After a humbling loss to the Saints, how will the Dolphins bounce back? What can they do? Who do they want to be? Are they better than what that performance delineated? Are they worse than what their record tells us? The season will answer these questions with unforgiving evidence. The path t ... More >>
If it wasn't already official, it is now: North Miami has the sleaziest politics in Dade. Consider the town's latest tangled web, which involves a finalist for mayor getting secretly recorded talking about her lady parts. In the days leading up to the May 14 city election, candidate Lucie Tondreau ... More >>
Pop gossip. Most of us want to believe that we're too intelligent and cultured to be fascinated with such gutter-trash information, but the reality is we all love to sniff the dirty underwear of the stars. Whether it's a child star blossoming into a full-fledged sex symbol, a battered woman who can ... More >>
Public Image LTD Grand Central, Miami Friday, October 5, 2012 Better Than: Getting pooped on. The opportunity to see one of the originators of punk-rock iconoclasm perform in an intimate setting is a rare one indeed. However, Miami was treated to just such an experience on Friday night courtesy of ... More >>
Dan Sileo was a defensive lineman for the Miami Hurricanes 1986 team. That's a squad that was voted the most hated sports team in history. Yet, we're not sure that anyone hated that team as much as Sileo hates the current iteration of the 'Canes right now. Sileo unleashed an epic, curse-laden rant o ... More >>
Oh my god, bruh. On Wednesday, the world was blessed with a rare speech, straight from the heart of the swag-est, most gorgeous rapper alive, Lil B the Based God. Some people said he didn't deserve to speak at prestigious NYU, but he proved them wrong with an hour and a half of free-styled positi ... More >>
Good, Friday's here. For some folks, April 6, 2012 is a Friday like any other. If you're a practicing Christian, however, and buy into the whole canonical gospels--particularly John 19:42--thing, you know that today marks the 1,977th anniversary of Jesus Christ's crucifixion. While you may rot i ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell tells Tim Tebow that his calling is outside of football. For the first time in the history of the NFL, a player is a ... More >>
Arnold Wells, FlickrLess than 20 days from now, Jesus Christ will turn the big 2-0-1-2, though he doesn't look a day over 33. Around the world, Christians will celebrate his birth with an appalling display of hyper-consumerism and overconsumption. And of course, crappy Christmas music. Howeve ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezIce Cream falls somewhere between punk and psychedelia, DWNTWN and the suburbs, children's lullabies and real rock. This young quartet plays curious, kooky music that pairs moaning, Jim Morrison-like incantations with eerie-but-poppy compositions. The band has been a ... More >>
Big night in Miami tonight. On one side, the Miami Heat hosting the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. On the other, the Miami-Dade elections. What's a good Miamian to do? Watch the game? Check on the election results?Well, don't fret, good citizen. Just stay with us t ... More >>
via wikimedia commonsGeorge N. Gibson has a dream. That one day all Miamians -- gay and straight, HIV-positive and -negative, black and white -- will attend church together in old timey clothes, speak directly to the Lord, wash one another's feet during Communion, and play music on wooden washboa ... More >>
If Barack Obama is a secret Muslim, then why has he apparently joined a gang with Jesus? Yes, according to requests for restraining orders filed in Aluchua County John D. Gilliand Obama, Jesus of Nazareth and Tim Tebow have teamed up to constantly harass the man by appearing in odd ... More >>
Christina MendenhallView photos of Shakira at American Airlines Arena here.Shakira American Airlines Arena Monday, September 27, 2009 Better Than: Driving to Palm Beach for a show, or Palm Beach in general. I'd be lying if I told you I'm familiar with the Shakira brand. Sure, I had heard some o ... More >>
Apparently when a Christianity Today story on our George Rekers scandal story went up yesterday at around noon, the doctor was still listed as a member of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality's Scientific Advisor Committee. A quick look today reveals that he's been s ... More >>
In almost every sense -- except the most extreme -- Tao Lin's for sale. Of course, there's his published output, including the poetry books You Are a Little Bit Happier Than I Am ($14) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy ($14.95), the short story collection Bed ($14.95), and a novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee ... More >>
Jesus Christ on a cross. That was the image Sen. Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) wanted to see on a proposed license plate. Needless to say, it caused a bit of controversy, so now he's rethinking the image and might replace it with a pic representing the Holy Trinity. But what about the Unitarian Chri ... More >>
If you missed out on Iron Maiden's recent triumphant show at the BankAtlantic Center -- the band's first in the area in 13 years -- well, you know what we're going to tell you. (Click here to read New Times' review of the show, and click here to view a photo slideshow). Still, if you thirst for a ... More >>
Citizen's arrest for Wayne Kramer's tasteless immigrant drama.
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic.
Who is Slip-N-Slide Records CEO Ted Lucas's number one homeboy? Jesus Christ, of course
Lenny Kravitz will be around much longer than the Toiletbowla of Rock
From hear to eternity, Miami is hell on your aural health
Big Sugar, conspiracies, local talent, and Newspeak
As Florida's GOP delegates head for New York, it's time to recall Miami Beach, 1972
The sixth Brazilian Film Festival is a high-definition affair
A quirky series celebrates Latin food and culture on the big screen
Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez
José Reyes's installation/performance "A Better Way of Life"
He's got looks, charm, and the church on his side. But even this priest may not save Telemundo's ratings.
In tiny Miraflores Viejo, in Cuba's cane country, the religion of choice is vodou, and the high priest is Eugenio Sensio
Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.