University of Miami President Donna Shalala announced today that she'll be stepping down at the end of this academic year after 14 years. She assumed the job after serving for eight years as the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Clinton Administration, and oversaw the school's rise in ... More >>
Waves of protesters clad in masks and hoods battled riot police in Caracas and other major Venezuelan cities last night, leading to at least two more deaths in the latest outburst of unrest against President Nicolas Maduro. Back in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott seized the opportunity to slam the White ... More >>
Roughly 8,000 people flooded JC Bermudez Park in Doral this afternoon to rally in support of student protesters in Venezuela. The overall message was one of unity, as Miamians from all of Latin America lambasted the government of Nicolas Maduro. But many admitted they expected more bloodshed in Ve ... More >>
Last year, we made some rather foolhardy predictions about the NBA finals and ended up with a tattoo of Jason Terry indelibly inked on our pale white ass. So this year, we are avoiding any claims of clairvoyance and appealing to a baser emotion: pure, unbridled hatred.Yes, the Miami Heat are the mos ... More >>
Let's put it in perspective. The left is pretty much aghast today that President Obama has rolled over for a compromise in the debt ceiling debate that gives in to a staggering number of Republican demands. Paul Krugman is curled up in a ball somewhere whimpering about "economic disaster." Daily ... More >>
There's a reason cash-strapped states don't turn down federally funded projects on ideological grounds: because some other state -- where the residents have tiny lobsters embroidered on their yacht pants, say, and all claim to be the third Affleck brother -- will snatch that money right up for it ... More >>
via Huffingtonpost.comDo not be confused if this woman accosts your car in Doral today.If your daily commute takes you through Doral -- and may god have mercy upon your soul for that -- you may notice some usual sights around the exclusive Doral Golf and Spa Resort this morning: grown men dressed ... More >>
Bud DayBud Day is an 85-year-old retired U.S. Air Force Colonel who keeps poking his nose into Florida and national political controversy. You might remember those classy "Swift Boat Veterans for Truth" from the 2004 election that questioned John Kerry's service and patriotism, even though oppone ... More >>
A local victim of a shark attack — oops, a shark accident — defends the beasts on Capitol Hill.
Yeah, this movie probably didn't help humans feel sympathy for sharks.Miami Beach dive-boat captain Michael Beach has always admired sharks as a primordial link to a lost age. "They're so primitive, so unevolved, and so unchanged," he explains. "When you see one in the wild, you realize you ... More >>
Image via myspace.com/bullfrogeatz Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog is a professional caterer and personal chef to the Boss, Rick Ross. Short Order recently spoke to Bullfrog via email and asked him a few questions.New Times: What's your name, where you from, what do you do, how did you get started?Chef Jerem ... More >>
It didn’t take long for University of Florida students to rally around their police-defying bro Andrew Meyer, the 21-year-old who was tasered by university cops because he refused to stop asking John Kerry questions during the senator’s appearance at the school on Monday. In this assortment of Y ... More >>
DVD releases for the week of July 11, 2006
DVD releases for the week of June 1, 2006
Jimmy Morales ponders the disease with no known cure
Devils & Dust Columbia
Latin politics and Miami's filthiest rapper knock 'em dead in Austin
Daughters, rappers, dead newspapers, and the TSA cesspool
To learn more about Bush's victory, tune to 89.7 FM
Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel
Note to Miami's Kerry boosters: All politics is local
Mi nombre es Róger Calero and yes, I will tax the rich by 100 percent!
What would draw sultry Latin films to chilly Canada? One huge festival
With Slam Bush, the hip-hop generation descends on a hurricane-plagued swing state
The federal ban on assault weapons never worked, as Miami-Dade Police Ofcr. Keenya Hubert painfully learned
John Kerry once took a shot at Miami's Felix Rodriguez for his part in the Iran-contra scandal. Now the Bush family friend is shooting back.
De La Carnival of Souls
As Florida's GOP delegates head for New York, it's time to recall Miami Beach, 1972
It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election
Funnyman Gallagher gets ambitious
Democrats come to Florida to fight over a party platform and what happens? No fighting!
The National Hip-Hop Political Convention sets an agenda for a new generation
In this political season, Miami's high-profile campaign contributors favor Republicans and Democrats
Gurney's frequently produced Dining Room still can't deliver the emotional goods
Miami Beach Commissioner Matti Bower seeks to inject some lowbrow into high art
Why eat at Frankie's? Maybe the 77 sandwiches it offers for a start
Jim Dougherty exposed insurance fraud for Lloyd's of London -- until they concluded the Miami Beach lawyer had overbilled them by millions. Now the U.S. attorney is involved and things have turned very ugly, indeed.