There must be something about beach towns and garage rock. Fans of local favorites the Jacuzzi Boys will be delighted to know they have a West Coast doppelganger in Crocodiles who are coming to town for a gig at Churchill's August 23. Crocodiles who spawned from San Diego like their Miami counterp ... More >>
Miami has a serious pot problem. According to a study released yesterday by the ACLU, Miami-Dade is one of the most aggressive and racially biased counties in the country when it comes to marijuana arrests. Not only did Miami have the ninth most marijuana arrests of any American city in 2010, but ... More >>
Oh, you thought we were done with all that Birther nonsense? Nope, not by a long shot.Michael Voeltz, a Broward county man who claims to be a registered Democrat, has filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming that Barack Obama was not eligible to be on the state's ballot because he's not a natural born ci ... More >>
A quarter-century ago, my old, good buddy Mike Lacey came to Miami and decided to start a weekly paper. He wanted to move here, but a mugger and a prudent wife convinced him cocaine-fueled Miami wasn't the place to raise a family.Today, Lacey bowed out. Along with his partner -- and another guy I co ... More >>
See also "Avril Lavigne & Nickelback, Diarrhea-Flavored Mouthwash, Four Other Gross Marriages." OK, this Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger engagement thing has gone too far. At first, it seemed fun. Or at least, an efficient way for a vengeful Old Testament god to smite them both with a single bo ... More >>
This July Fourth, a collection of America's most race-baiting off-their-meds pizza-gropey prominent right-wingers will beam from Las Vegas the sure-to-be-epic "Defeat Barack Obama Telethon". Think "We Are The World", but without all the talk about saving Africa, and a whole lot of talk about how our ... More >>
Remember when Donald Trump and his friends were all, "Obama can't be president, he was secretly born in Kenya!" Then Obama released his original birth certificate from Hawaii and they were like, "Never mind!"If you thought that was the end of the argument, oh how wrong you were. The latest salvo fro ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court and President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience.
A hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration have gone too far.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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, Luke scoffs at the Justice Department's investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin.Ever since I heard the 911 tapes of 17- ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says, "Bite me, Alligators!"Some people don't know shit about music. And Arizona immigration zealot Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no doubt be counted among the hopeless, tone-deaf, and ignorant. Ever wonder what that guy blares while cruising the US-Mexico border in his personally p ... More >>
Photo by Alexandra KachaOnly this morning, Crossfade hyped the upcoming Crocodiles concert at downtown cool kid club Grand Central with a hyperactive blurb about the San Diego band's recent single "Kill Joe Arpaio" and the Arizona sheriff's angry, Twitter-driven counterattack. This evening, thou ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Bill 1070 from Arizona requires immigrants to carry residency papers and allows law enforcement to randomly pull over those suspected of being in the country illegally. But how will la migra know who to stop? One congressman, Brian Bilbray of California, suggested illegals can be spotted by sart ... More >>
"I am sad to report I lost a few brain cells while reading your article."
It's been well-documented that rapper DMX is having possibly the worst year of his life. At last count, he'd been arrested seven times in 2008 alone for charges that range from identity theft and animal cruelty to drug possession and failure to appear in court. As of this afternoon, DMX (born ... More >>
Janet Napolitano's sorry service in Arizona makes her a terrible choice for Obama's cabinet.
In case you missed it in this morning's New York Times, the two guys who own this newspaper -- Jim Larkin and Mike Lacey -- were arrested in Phoenix Thursday. The reason: a story they published in the Phoenix New Times divulged a Grand Jury investigation. That's a misdemeanor. But this, dear reade ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
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