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Kyle Munzenrieder

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    May 28, 2013

    Locals Left Stunned As Nothing Completely Insane Happened in Miami Over Memorial Day Weekend

    In one of the most shocking twists to occur in Miami-Dade County over the past several Memorial Day weekends, nothing absolutely bat-shit insane occurred to forced locals to question the decency of the human species and the meaning of life itself. After the 2011 Memorial Day Weekend during which p ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    WMC 2010: Nite Jewel, Tanlines & MillionYoung Break in Grand Central

    Kyle MunzenriederNite Jewel preforms at Grand Central​Nite Jewel, Tanlines, Million Young ft. Awesome New Republican, Palm Trees and Night WaveGrand Central, MiamiWednesday, March 24, 2010Better Than: Still sobbing over the fact Studio A is dead and gone ...and actually a lot better than most of t ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Concert Review: Gang Gang Dance at Max Fish Miami, December 4

    Kyle Munzenrieder​Gang Gang DanceMax Fish, MiamiFriday, December 4, 2009Better than: Seeing the band play in a hall way closet, yet also better than seeing them play at a spacious festival.The Review:I want to thank the people who continually stepped on my shoes, the guy who unintentionally gave m ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    News Roundup

    The family of the kidnapping expert who was abducted last month in Mexico makes a plea for his safe return. [NBC6]The De Cespedes brothers were sentenced to nine years each for hospital fraud. [NBC6]A stalker in Brevard County doesn't quite rich levels of Astronaut Lisa Novak crazy, but comes c ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    News Roundup

    Whoops the $2.3 billion hole in the state budget is actually a $2.4 billion hole. Eh, what's an extra $100,000,000? [Herald]Meanwhile, Floridians bought 1.5 million Powerball tickets on the first dat they could. [NBC6]My parents used to always get the free beer at Busch Gardens, and one day, I thoug ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    News Roundup

    It is the 50th anniversary of the start of complete and utter failure in Cuba. [Herald]Haitian-Americans have their very own Madoff to hate now. George Theodule bilked more than $23 million in a ponzi scheme. [JustNews]Demonstrators with sympathies on both side of the Isreal-Palestine conflict to ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    Most Obvious Press Conference Ever: "Please Don't Celebrate New Years with Guns"

    Gun violence is never funny, but only in Miami would officials hold a rally to put an end to residents shooting off guns in the air to celebrate New Years titled "No More Stray Bullets." They even flew a giant sky banner over the county with the slogan. We're not mocking the message, just lamenting ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    Jim Stork tells Bible Thumping Hispanics, Lazy Gays, and Disappointing African-Americans to Kiss His Ass

    Former Wilton Manors Mayor Jim Stork made an aborted bid to run for Congress in Florida District 22 back in 2004. Some stupid things about ads he ran in some bakeries he owns recently got him fined by the FEC, and The Herald wrote it up. Stork wrote a letter to them, initially about the fine, but ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    News Roundup

    The Washington Post company, which owns channel 10, will not be buying channel 6 as previously planned. It will remain an NBC O&O. [Just News]Florida isn't as competitive in luring movie shots as other states, anymore. [SunSent]A lady decided to track down some hoodlums that snatched her purse b ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    A Sad Story of "Smell Yo Dick"-Inspired True Crime

    Ugh, I just made my "Favorite Songs of the Year" list because I feel the need to make those types of things, and how could I forget the masterpiece "Smell Yo Dick"? It would be the song of the year for this or any year. Sadly, I was reminded of the song by a real-life crime drama out of Port St. Luc ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    News Roundup

    Former House candidate Annette Taddeo may be tapped to head the Small Business Administration in Obama's administration. Presumably she never hung up on him. [Naked Politcs] A Broward Sheriff's Office online sting netted 17 Sex Predators, uh, including one as young as 19. [CBS4]The murder of Adam Wa ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    News Roundup

    Dodging this shoe was like the most awesome thing President Bush has done in years. It kind of makes you remember why so many Americans wanted to have a beer with him in the first place. [AFP]Myriam Marquez wrote this horribly mean thing about Charlie Crist's wedding, and failed to make even one gay ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Ten-Year-Old Journalism Superstar on Quest to Interview Obama

    Remember fifth-grade reporter Damon Weaver, who we dubbed "The Best Political Reporter in South Florida" for interviewing Joe Biden? Check the part of your brain where you file away "adorable," because you probably do. Well now he is on a quest to interview Barack Obama, and has made this YouTube vi ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Recession Festivals: Put Your Langerado Tickets on Layaway

    Continuing Riptides coverage of minute recession realities: So this years Langerado lineup was announced earlier today. It is the perfect music festival for sensitive, "eclectic" frat boys. Death Cab! Snoop Dog! Dashboard! Matisyahu! Anyway, because the economy sucks and festival tickets are general ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    The South Florida Newspaper Apocalypse is Imminent

    Bob Norman, over at our sister paper the BPB New Times, has been chronicling the misfortunes of our local daily papers for quite some time now, and the shit hit the fan this weekend. It is 2013 for the black and white and red all overs. To Recap:  The New York Times reported late Friday that Mc ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Doughnuts and Beer at Scope International Contemporary Art

    Walking into the Scope tent yesterday was like getting smacked in the face with an art stick. You know, in a good way. Inside, it was a visual sensory overload, with way too much for any normal, methamphetamine-free viewer to see in one trip. Riptide felt like a contestant on Supermarket Sweep, rush ... More >>

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    December 3, 2008

    News Roundup

    The kids are not alright. A Broward first-grader held a knife to a classmate for a dollar. [Herald]69% of Americans are totally cool with gay adoption. Nearly 3/4 favor some kind of legal recognition for gay relationships. [Sun-Sentinel] Florida's Environmental Regulation Commission voted 6-1 ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Violence Follows Naomi Anywhere She Goes

    Naomi Campbell is in town to the host the reception for a photo exhibit dedicated solely to the glorious human mannequin that is her. When we first blogged about it we didn't make any flying Blackberry jokes. We didn't imagine her beating down any bouncers. Instead, we decided to go the restrained, ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    News Roundup

    Riptide had a lovely Thanksgiving. Short Order cooked an amazing turbaconducken, Crossfade lead us in musical prayer, and step-sibling Nude Celebrity Death SUV brought tons of bargain bin wine, which it proceeded to chug relentlessly. Anyway, we are back today in a somewhat tryptophan impaired effor ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Under $2 Gas is Real and It's Sensational

    Riptide was preparing to cross the Alligator Alley this past Wednesday to go and visit the familia in a horrible, horrible place known as Collier County. On the way we stopped to get gas somewhere way out in west Broward. We don't remember the name of the town - Weston? Miramar? Bumfuck? Baghdad? La ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    "Sorry, I Can't Come Into Work Today, I'm Gay"

    Oh the proud history of Facebook-spread protest boycotts. Never forget the great Facebook strike of October, or those twenty times everyone was going to not purchase gas for a day. The latest to pop up in our news feed was "A Day With Out A Gay." "LGBT workers, business owners, consumers and taxpa ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    News Roundup

    The School Board cut $89 million in the budget along with 440 jobs. Teachers are mad they won't get raises, and for some reason that involves a protest turkey. [Herald] A 21 year old woman was named to the Hialeah city council. [Herald] Vizcaya is the latest local land mark to get a metaphorical fac ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Dodge Dealership Offering Buy One Get One Deal on Rams

    The redneck dream of two pickups in every garage just go a little easier to achieve. University Dodge in Davie is offering a "Buy One, Get One Free" deal on Dodge Rams. Yes, two big, gas-guzzling pieces of steel American ingenuity for the price of one. I plan on taking advantage of the deal and nami ... More >>

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    November 18, 2008

    Biscayne Times Website Hacked

    Either the Biscayne Times' website had an easily exploitable security flaw, or they sure pissed off "The C-T-T," whatever that is. The home page of the monthly's website got hacked. You can still access certain pages, so the archives are intact, but you should steer clear of the home page unless you ... More >>

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    November 17, 2008

    Hate Never Pays

    Focus on the Family spent millions battling gay marriage this election cycle, and is believed to be the single biggest donor to Amendment 2 sponsors Florida4Marraige (Homophobe in Chief John Stemberger was awarded the "Family Champion Award" by the group, and has close ties to leader James Dobson). ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008

    Fail Tax has Failed

    via Fail Blog "Miami-Dade leaders admit transit tax has failed" Where did all $900 million of the money go? Probably to buying those stickers for the buses that say "Your 1/2 Penny at Work!" or whatever. These buses and their hallow be-stickered promises are now all in the metaphorical river and n ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008

    News Roundup

    Happy Veterans Day The Miami Woman's Club is sorry about its history of racism. [Herald] Here is a story in a newspaper about a singing Hannah Montana Balloon. [Herald] Rumors of Matt Drudge's demise have been greatly exaggerated. [Gawker] It's the case of the deadly manicure, bacterial infections ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    Classy SoBe Developers Offer a Free Lamborghini with Every Condo

    via Car Pages UK South of Fifth, the super-luxe ocean front condo complex, still has about a quarter of its units to unload so they've added a sweetener to the pot for potential buyers. What, like free maid service for a year? Waiving any owners associations fees? A complimentary netflix account? H ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    It's Official. Palin's First Stop On Her Trip To The 2012 White House Will be Miami

    via Faith Mouse As of this morning it wasn't 100% certain that everyone's favorite failed VP candidate would be gracing the Republican Governor's Association Conference with her presence. Now it's official, Palin will make her first trip back to just about the lowest part of the Lower 48 since 46.1% ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008

    More Snakes with Weird Appetites

    Never forget the great "Snake Eats a Gator in the Everglades" hubbub of 2005, for it will surely remain the weirdest "a snake tries to eat another animal that is really unreasonably large, and maybe that snake should know better, but what do snakes really know anyhow?" story ever. But Australia has ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    Blogs Versus Papers: Where Do You Hear It First?

    Created with the Newspaper Clipping Generator We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Coconut Grove Grapevine is simply one of the best community-centric blogs we've ever come across. Apparently "the local daily newspaper" seems to think so too, so much so that CCGV's Tom alleges the paper has ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    A Very-Not-Safe-for-Work Reminder of Why You Should Go Easy on the Coke

    Image via Vice If you just came back your lunch break, you might not want to look at this. In fact if you're not a cocaine fiend, just go ahead and skip over this post. But to our friends who like to occasionally indulge in a bit of nose candy without thinking about the consequences of the drug trad ... More >>

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    October 14, 2008

    The Official Shoe of Miami

    I really do not get all that excited by woman's shoes or following the footsteps of the beat. So fashionistas, please excuse me for being late to this. However, I can not let this new information enter my consciousness with commenting on it. Chanel is selling a friggin' pair of shoes with a pistol ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    News Roundup

    President Bush is in town today. [Local 10] A day after another set of his private emails surfaced, the schoolboard will vote on Alberto Carvalho's contract today. [NBC6] The city manager of Coral Gables, who abused a taxpayer-funded credit card, is expected to announce his retirement by Tuesday. [H ... More >>

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    October 7, 2008

    Fisher Island is the Most Expensive Zip Code In The Country

    Another month, another overly detailed Forbes list. This one deal's with the country's most expensive zip codes, and Fisher Island's 33109 came out on top this year. The average price for a home on the private island is $3,850,000. The zip also came in fourth on a supplementary list of "America's Fa ... More >>

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    September 30, 2008

    Miami is Super Connected

    via Function X "San Francisco, Miami and Los Angeles are the most connected cities, based on home networking adoption, according to new research from MultiMedia Intelligence. A wired or wireless home network allows consumers to connect multiple PCs and printers, and to share Internet access among c ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008

    Attn. All Local "Thugs": MTV Wants To Turn You Into A Dandy

    via NY Times MTV Reality show From G's To Gents is thank the stars coming back for a second season. Created by Acadamy Award winner turned full time crotch cupper Jamie Foxx and hosted by Diddy's former umbrella caddy, Fonzworth Bentley, the show aims to turn gangstas into 19th Centuary British dan ... More >>

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    September 17, 2008

    Fatal Crash Litters I-95 With Thousands of Nickels

    via Dartmouth Perhaps we were a bit hasty this morning in awarding The Herald with the "Pulitzer for coverage of wacky traffic stories that perfectly illustrate the tragicomedy that is life". The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that a tractor-trailer carrying $182,000 in nickels headed for Miami wa ... More >>

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    September 17, 2008

    Amy Poehler Leaving SNL, but Not Before Commenting on Jose Canseco's Balls

    via CIF Poehler Oh no! Amy Poehler, the actress arguably responsible for the most laughs on SNL for the past few years, is leaving the show after the election season. Though the eight-months pregnant comedienne has motherhood and a starring role in a spin-off of The Office to look forward too, she ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008

    News Roundup

    Washington Mutual got jealous of all the attention Lehman, Merrill and AIG got yesterday. Its credit rating was cut to junk, and the bank may be sold to JPMorgan Chase. [Daily Mail] Yes, these bank failures can effect you. The Lehman Brother's collapse could have repercussions in the South Florida r ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    Girl Who Suffered From a 12-Pound Facial Tumor Can Smile Again

    via ABC News In April Doctors at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center removed a 12-pound tumor from the face of Lai Thi Dao, a 15-year-old Vietnamese girl. You can see a picture of the tumor here, but be aware that it's pretty graphic. She appeared before the press today for the fi ... More >>

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    September 12, 2008

    News Roundup

    Alberto Carvalho, the guy who the school board wants as the next superintendent, might have been boffing a former Herald education reporter, or he might be the innocent victim of a smear campaign. Officially this is now the most overly dramatic superintendent saga ever. [Herald] A High School footba ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008

    News Roundup

    During last night's School Board meeting a man asked the board members to put as much effort into trying to save jobs as they did into getting rid of Rudy Crew. Whoops. They cut 370 positions throughout the district. [Herald] Tougher voter ID laws are going into effect a month before the election. [ ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008

    Map Out A Strip Club Spree

    via Fantasia I wanna stuff a month's rent up in that g-string. When Riptide visits strip clubs it has one thing on its mind - efficiency. What strip club is the closest to my house? If for some reason this particular strip club is not up to my high standards, are there others in the area where I c ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008

    News Roundup

    What's in the papers and on the news today -- and why you care: A former Miami-Dade Police officer was sentenced to eight years in prison after fleeing the scene of a fatal accident. Aren't cops supposed to know how the law works? [Local 10] Names are already being mentioned as to who will replac ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008

    Replace Sex Ed with Horror Ed

    viaThere is too little Smiling Condom Clip Art in the world. A new study shows that one in four US teenagers will contract a STD, mainly because they're not using condoms. The study surveyed groups of kids in Atlanta, Providence, and Miami, and found that teens who had unprotected sex thought that e ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    News Roundup

    What follows is a new, regular feature on Riptide 2.0., a look at the day's most important, bizarre and wacko news. So forget about that damn Herald.com. Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro's attempt to abolish the chairman's (a.k.a. his) term limits failed. This is not surprisin ... More >>

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    September 3, 2008

    Babies Beware

    via Anvari Looking to take a non-pregnant pause from all that Palin news? Well, unless you want to obsessively dwell on hurricanes, the best the local news has to offer is stories about more babies. And unfortunately they're not of the "Breaking: This Totally Cute Baby Just Did The Most Adorable Th ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008

    Everyone Is Power Hungry at City Hall

    Barreiro Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro was one of the strongest voices against last year's strong mayor referendum. But apparently he's not against the idea of concentrating too much power in one public official. Now, he's proposing that the duties of his job be expanded as we ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008

    Fraudsters Arrested For Selling Native American Tribe Membership To Illegal Immigrants

    What do you name a company that specializes in making fraudulent documents and ripping off immigrants? Try Universal Service Dedicated to God, Inc. Or so say prosecutors. Yes forging documents that claim the holder has membership in a Native American tribe to elude deportation is certainly God’s ... More >>

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