On Sunday, February 2, a projected 181 million Americans will be glued to televisions in homes and sports bars throughout the country to watch Super Bowl XLVIII. Trying to turn those 360 million eyes into dollar signs, major corporations will spend about $4 million for 30 seconds of air time ($8 m ... More >>
Ed Cobin loves Quaaludes. He hasn't had one in about three decades, sure, but he remembers the drug fondly. About fours years back, the 65-year-old retiree made a shirt for his friend that featured the prescription pill bottle's iconic logo. It was a hit. The friend got compliments everywhere he wen ... More >>
The Great Gatsby is back. The classic F. Scott Fitzgerald tale of beautiful people with first-world problems has been given the Baz Luhrmann treatment. Starring Leo DiCaprio as Gatsby, with music by Beyoncé and Kanye, the movie has received mixed reviews. But who cares? We're watching for the over- ... More >>
This weekend, everyone's favorite junior high read The Great Gatsby will be opening up for the second time in theaters. Naturally, Miami thought it was only appropriate to curate a few cocktail- and Roaring Twenties-themed parties and affairs at a few of our local establishments. Ladies, throw on ... More >>
Hardy Hill is a man of many vests. They hide beneath his tailored suits, both lustrous and gray. He has a strong chin and coiffed George Clooney-colored hair. He favors vintage Porsches, was once listed among Extra's Most Eligible Bachelors, and rose to momentary fame after appearing on the CBS real ... More >>
Mark Dorfman, along with father-son duo Igor & Fred Niznik is giving the Wynwood community and its lovable hipster culture a place to get loose. It's a 1927 single-family home that's been conserved till now, like a fine bottle of wine. TSL or The Social Lubricant lounge will have its grand openi ... More >>
In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... More >>
You do know that when you rent a hotel room that doesn't mean that the items in the room are yours for the taking, right? Well, if you're a Miamian, perhaps you don't, because a new survey conducted by Living Social claims that Miamians are the biggest hotel kleptos in America, with 52 percent of ou ... More >>
In many ways, 2011 was a great one for movies. Some really good films came out this year -- some that broke the mold and swirled genres together in unprecedented ways. Several icons of the movie world made remarkable contributions that should be mentioned at the year's close. On the other hand, y ... More >>
When Moby took over the pixelated DJ pod in the Carl Cox and Friends Mega Structure last night, I wonder if he was saying to himself, "This audience is going to fucking love my set tonight... whether they like it or not!" He immediately began egging the crowd on, pumping his arms skyward, begging ... More >>
Little did you know, but that guy who made your extra-skinny mochachino this morning in Miami Beach might be sniping South American drug runners in his spare time. And that creepy guy in overalls down the block who moves his lawn three times a week? Straight-up CIA.At least that's the gist of a n ... More >>
Canceled!We were just told that LIV canceled the Michelle "Bombshell" McGee event, which was scheduled for next Wednesday. The party was fittingly called, "Bad Girl's Night Out." Our LIV source told us that, "It didn't feel like a good fit. LIV has a reputation for hosting A-list celebrities like ... More >>
Radioboxer's has been something of a Cinderella story. They came from the virtual brink of oblivion when they decided to disband Fallaz, but kept it together and started Radioboxer, a new band with a whole new energy, hell-bent on grinding through heartfelt alternajams with clever lyrics and a ve ... More >>
Had Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island been released in October as originally planned, perhaps FIU-grad Dennis Lehane would have had a third movie based on one of his novels up for an Academy Award.His novel Mystic River was adapted by Clint Eastwood into a six-time nominated film. Gone, Baby, Gone ... More >>
Hecker's next project is reported to be a Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle about the guy who invented Atari, so this may be your last chance to hear him speak in a relaxed venue.
I can't find it on YouTube, so call up your friend who's an expert on Austin Powers movies (yes, we all have one such amigo), and ask him to recite the Ivana Humpalot bit. You know, the one with the busty Russian supermodel (played by Kristen Johnston) whose favorite hobby is playing suggestive che ... More >>
Winslet and DiCaprio fared better on that sinking ship.
Miami's very own actor/nutcase extraordinaire Mickey Rourke just got himself nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe for his work in The Wrestler. Hell yeah, we'll be drunk scooter-ing in celebration tonight! Rourke will be up against Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, and Frank Langella come ... More >>
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy terror thriller we deserve.
Tennessee Williams gets walloped in the Design District.
"I will never forget Caliph, a huge Bengal tiger, being walked through the cocktail party by his trainer. What a sight."
The ice caps are melting, the ozone depleting, and Leo's charisma? An endangered species.
Americans get skunked at Cannes, notwithstanding Leo, George, Brad, and Angelina
Party like its your Earth Day
Not exactly. Circling the diamond industry, Zwick flick tackles nada.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Metropolis returns in a form not seen since its spectacular 1920s debut
GONY is Mean Streets as Disney World
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
The guilty pleasures of 'N Sync and the boy-band brigade
Titanic Brewing Company