"Free Ben & Jerry's" just might be the happiest phrase in the universe.The Vermont-based ice-cream company that believes treating people well is as important as making a great product, has a long history of giving away its frozen goodies. It began with the first Free Cone Day in 1979 w ... More >>
The story of the 2012 presidential primary seems to be one of surging candidates quickly falling down to earth, with one, Mitt Romney, remaining consistently stable. It's beginning to look like Newt Gingrich might join Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Herman Cain as a discarded frontrunner. Aft ... More >>
photo by belgianchocolate via Wikimedia CommonsI'd always believed the old wives' tale that journalists get tossed out of jury pools quicker than Liz Lemon in Princess Leia drag, so I almost dropped my book when Judge Nushin Sayfie called my name on Monday. Along with five other lucky citizens, I ... More >>
The Miami New Times has a long history of disdain for former WSVN-er Rick Sanchez, but damn it if we're not warming up just a tiny bit to the overly enthusiastic, Twitter obsessed CNN anchor. Now, we don't love him nearly as much as the Red State Update guys in the video above. In fact, we'll pro ... More >>
If you haven't realized that 30 Rock is the single best thing regularly on the teevee right now Riptide pities you. Last night's episode centered around Liz Lemon's high school reunion. Alec Baldwin's fictional NBC Exec Jack Donaghy offers Liz a hitch on the comapny jet on his why to Miami. Why is J ... More >>
Riptide kind of has a love/hate thing with the idea of blog based point and click photographers achieving notoriety. On one hand the whole phenomenon is just kind of shallow and vein, on the other, well, we love to look at oddly dressed people doing oddly drunk thing. Plus the psuedo-industry they'v ... More >>
Don’t look now but the Miami Hurricanes are in first place in the ACC Coastal Division. Couldn’t decide between watching the Canes getting their mojo back or 30 Rock last night? That’s what the "previous channel" button on the remote is for (or, for those of you still living in a world where ... More >>
Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seems the least bit invested in their surrogate mommy comedy.