As the world's-only claustrophobe/agoraphobe combo, I considered Miami to be a geographic nightmare when I moved here two months ago. Being down here means being down here -- it would take double-digit hours of high-risk driving for me to escape from Florida's trenches. If I took I-75, I would hav ... More >>
Chef Norman Van AkenIn some ways, it's all about the new when it comes to homeboy and Chef Norman Van Aken. The guy who spawned New World Cuisine is back on the scene again, this time with a new restaurant on the way and a new hosting gig.But his restaurant -- now pay attention, especially if you ... More >>
In almost every sense -- except the most extreme -- Tao Lin's for sale. Of course, there's his published output, including the poetry books You Are a Little Bit Happier Than I Am ($14) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy ($14.95), the short story collection Bed ($14.95), and a novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee ... More >>
Superstar drummer of Devo and A Perfect Circle sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp dinners to promote his new album.
Artie Lange Live From Miami from Miami New Times on Vimeo. Artie Lange is the greatest American storyteller since Mark Twain. This motherfucker is hilarious. Artie Lange was in Miami promoting his book "Too Fat To Fish," at Books & Books in Coral Gables. Artie was drinking wat ... More >>
Stephen C. Foster, composer of Florida's current state song There's been talk of getting rid of Florida's state song for years. "The Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)" by Stephen C. Foster was officially adopted in 1935 -- less enlightened times, shall we say. At the end of 2007, it just seems strai ... More >>
Your three-month forecast of the summer's top movies
The first Gulf War is the setting for Florida Stage's loopy family drama
For Jeffrey Hatcher's testy lovebirds, marriage is like a combat zone
Cruzando El Río Nonesuch/World Circuit
From the issue of December 28, 2000
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The Life of Reilly
One of rock and roll's wiggiest visionaries
A distinguished panel of judges surveys Miami's indoor pleasure palaces and raises a profound question: Who needs nature?